Assistant Vice President for Graduate Enrollment
Chatham University invites applications and nominations for the
position of Assistant Vice President for Graduate Admission.
Profile of Chatham:
Chatham University is a private master's level university located
in Pittsburgh, PA with nationally recognized programs in the health
sciences and sustainability. Founded in 1869, the Shadyside Campus
is the historic home of Chatham University. Located in a cultural
and academic hub of Pittsburgh, the Shadyside Campus is home to the
School of Arts, Science, and Business. Chatham Eastside located
less than 1 mile from the Shadyside Campus is home to the School of
Health Sciences. With over 388 acres of land, the Eden Hall Campus
is the home of the Falk School of Sustainability and is the first
campus in the world to be built from the ground up for the study of
sustainability. Chatham University enrolls over 2400 students with
30 different graduate programs enrolling more than 1000 students in
both online and on-ground formats.
Reporting to the Vice President for Enrollment Management, the
Assistant Vice President for Graduate Admission (AVP) will provide
strong leadership and strategic direction in managing graduate
admission and recruitment. The AVP will work with key University
faculty and staff to create, implement and proactively evaluate
enrollment management strategies that reflect the University's
mission, goals, and evolving strategic plan. The AVP will work
closely with the VP for marketing and Communication to ensure
effective and consistent image and branding initiatives throughout
multiple platforms. The AVP will serve as a key member of the
University's enrollment management team and will work with the
deans and graduate program directors to develop effective
recruitment and enrollment plans in established and emerging
The preferred candidate will have seven to
ten years of progressively responsible executive-level experience
in graduate admission. He or she will have the ability to analyze
regional, national and global markets and devise effective
recruitment strategies and tactics to meet enrollment goals.
The preferred candidate will possess the following
The Search Process:
- The demonstrated ability to be a strong and creative
- The ability to introduce and lead sustainable change within a
- Exceptional planning and organization skills.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- The ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, and
- The ability to effectively motivate a team.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue
until an Assistant Vice President for Graduate Admissions is
appointed. Applications received by November 1 will receive
priority consideration. Salary will be competitive and commensurate
with experience. Applicants should submit a cover letter
summarizing interest and relevant background for the position, a
current resume, and a list of five professional references noting
relationship to the candidate, email, and phone number. Nominations
and expressions of interest will be treated with confidence.
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Chatham University offers a competitive salary, an excellent
benefits package, including tuition remission for qualified
personnel, and a generous retirement plan.
Chatham University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a
strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity. Women,
veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other
underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply. Chatham
University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color,
religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual
orientation, age, or national origin