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Assistant Vice President, Director of Admissions

University of Oregon
Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jan 17, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Admissions, Enrollment, Retention & Registrar
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Full Time
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Assistant Vice President, Director of Admissions

University of Oregon Seeks New Assistant Vice President and Director of Admissions

The University of Oregon

Nestled in the lush Willamette Valley between rivers, the Pacific Ocean, and the Cascade Mountains, you will find the University of Oregon. We are located in the funky and friendly city of Eugene, on an arboretum-like campus that is home to 22,000 brilliant students.

We are renowned for our research prowess and innovation yet grounded in history that we are constantly learning from. Throughout our seven undergraduate schools and colleges we offer more than 300 programs, all challenging our students to think critically, creatively, and globally.

We believe in respect, inclusion conversation, and collaboration, and we are always interested in diverse perspectives. We have saying which you can only understand once you are here—there's just something about this place. Come discover it for yourself.

Student Services and Enrollment Management

The University of Oregon Office of Admissions is a part of the Division of Student Services and Enrollment Management and includes approximately 60 staff who are all engaged in the work of recruitment and outreach to prospective undergraduates, and making thoughtful decisions on all applicants for freshman, transfer, and post-baccalaureate undergraduate admission.

The Division of Student Services and Enrollment Management (SSEM) is a complex organization that includes the Office of Admissions, the SSEM Central Office, Continuing and Professional Education, SSEM Events, Student Financial Aid and Scholarships, Office of the Registrar, Student Orientation Programs, Strategic Communications and Marketing, University Health Services, and University Housing.

The Assistant Vice President for Student Services and Enrollment Management, Director of Admissions (AVP) develops and directs fiscal and resource strategies, plans, and policies for the SSEM division. The AVP focuses on strategic processes consistent with the university's enrollment goals and provides leadership in collaboration with other AVPs and Directors for the successful planning of resources, processes, and technology to ensure effective operations that affect all potential and enrolled students, as well as academic units.

Position Summary

The AVP provides consultation and advice to the Vice President, Assistant Vice Presidents, Department Directors, and campus leadership regarding SSEM initiatives and strategies. The AVP specifically oversees the Office of Admissions and provides leadership, direction, and management oversight to the entire Admissions organization. Further, the AVP provides consultation and advice to campus administration and the schools and colleges related to prospective student recruitment and enrollment.

The AVP provides expertise to the creation, management, and implementation of student recruitment strategies for all new students and provides support, research, and analysis to support institutional policy initiatives related to student recruitment at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The AVP is expected to participate as a leader in national and state admissions discussions as an advocate for recruitment and admissions policies. The AVP oversees the Admissions budget of approximately 7.1 million dollars and approximately 60 team members.

Minimum Requirements

▪ Master's degree.
▪ Ten years' experience in higher education within student services or strategic enrollment management.

University of Oregon Mission Statement

The University of Oregon is a comprehensive public research university committed to exceptional teaching, discovery, and service. We work at a human scale to generate big ideas. As a community of scholars, we help individuals question critically,think logically, reason effectively, communicate clearly, act creatively, and live ethically.

For more about the UO mission, visit

The University of Oregon affirms and actively promotes the right of all individuals to equal opportunity in education and employment without regard to any protected basis, including race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression or any other consideration not directly and substantively related to effective performance. The university encourages all qualified individuals to apply and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status.

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