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Vice President Enrollment Management

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Vice President Enrollment Management

Working Title
Vice President Enrollment Management

Employee Group

Bargaining Unit

Main Campus

Chief Enrollment Management Officer

Pay Rate

Employment Type
Regular FT

Work Schedule

Position Summary Information

Position Summary

Slippery Rock University, a four-year, comprehensive university and leading member of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, seeks a strategic, dynamic, and student-centric administrative professional to serve as its next Vice President Enrollment Management.

Reporting to the University President and serving as a member of cabinet, the Vice President Enrollment Management ( VPEM ) functions as the senior enrollment officer and supervises the directors of the units within the Division of Enrollment Management: First Year Recruitment and Admissions, Transfer Admissions and Orientation, Graduate Admissions, Financial Aid and Scholarships, Academic Records and Registration, and Career and Academic Progress.

The VPEM provides leadership and support for advancing the overall enrollment goals of the University and reflects the values of Slippery Rock University. The VPEM leads the University’s efforts to identify, recruit, and admit the optimal number and quality of traditional and non-traditional students for the University. The VPEM works collaboratively with University internal and external constituencies to develop a comprehensive marketing, recruitment, and admission plan and will ensure that enrollment management plan is consistent with the University strategic plan. The VPEM is also responsible for retention initiatives as related to the work of the department of academic services.

The VPEM provides leadership for a progressive strategic enrollment management environment that is aligned with the institution’s vision, mission, and goals and the Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education strategic goals and performance indicators.

Responsible for strategic leadership for institutional marketing (digital, broadcast, out-of-home, and major print), undergraduate first year and transfer recruitment and admissions, graduate recruitment and admissions, financial aid and scholarships, orientation, degree audit, academic advisement and planning resources, academic records and registration, and the department of academic services ( FYRST Seminar, Learning Community Clusters, Exploratory Advising, Tutoring, College Success Skills, etc.).

Minimum Qualifications

A Master’s degree or other advanced degree is required. A minimum of seven years (7) related experience in higher education including recruitment, budgetary and personnel responsibilities, strategic planning, and program development.

Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, problem-solving, decision-making, leadership, management, and supervisory skills, including the ability to work effectively with leaders of other teams.

A commitment to promoting diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging.

Expertise with data informed decision-making.

Knowledge of current and emerging enrollment management technologies related to marketing, recruitment, admissions, financial aid, orientation, academic records, degree audit, academic advising, registration, and/or retention.

Ability to develop and implement a comprehensive strategic enrollment management plan.

Successful performance in an on-campus interview and enrollment management presentation.

Preferred Qualifications

Doctoral degree is preferred.

Experience with current best practices in the following areas: marketing, recruitment, admission processes, financial aid, scholarship awarding, orientation, academic advisement, academic records and registration, and academic support services.

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Closing Date

Open Until Filled

Notice of Non-Discrimination

Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, religion, age, disability, or veteran status in its programs or activities in accordance with Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and University policies.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Assistant Vice President of Human Resources and Compliance/Title IX Coordinator
008 Old Main Building
104 Maltby Avenue
Slippery Rock University
Slippery Rock, PA 16057

Respect for Individuals in the Community

Slippery Rock University provides an environment that respects, encourages, and promotes the talents and contributions of all. Slippery Rock University values a community with a shared sense of purpose, where people demonstrate mutual respect and appreciation. Slippery Rock University values diversity that honors and includes all persons regardless of age, creed, disability, ethnic heritage, gender, gender identity, race, religion, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic status in academic and extracurricular endeavor, in the working environment, and in the daily life of the university community.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please upload all documents using the online system as well as providing contact information for three (3) professional references. Your application materials, particularly your cover letter, should address how your background and experiences align with the required and preferred qualifications for the position. Official transcripts will be required prior to employment. Full consideration will be given to applications received by March 29, 2024.
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Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
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Slippery Rock University

Slippery Rock University is a four-year, public, coeducational, regional comprehensive university that offers a broad array of undergraduate and select graduate programs to more than 8,000 students. SRU is one of 10 institutions and 14 campuses that make up Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. SRU is fully accredited by the Middle State Commission on Higher Learning.

Founded in 1889, SRU is shaped by its teaching (normal) school heritage. For more than 130 years, the university has embraced the same hard-working, tenacious personality espoused by the people of western Pennsylvania. With a steadfast yet adaptable commitment to intellectual development, leadership and civic responsibility, SRU provides students with a comprehensive learning experience that helps them become engaged citizens and succeed in their lives and professional careers. 

Located in western Pennsylvania, the 660-acre campus is less than an hour’s drive north of Pittsburgh, one hour south of Erie, and 45 minutes east of Youngstown, Ohio. Two major highways, I-79 and I-80, intersect 10 miles from the University, conveniently linking it to the entire commonwealth and its contiguous regions.

As a member university of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, SRU employees are state employees of the Commonwealth. Slippery Rock University offers competitive salaries and wages, a comprehensive benefit package, and a number of retirement options.

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