The University of West Florida invites applications and nominations for the position of Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Affairs. The University seeks a dynamic, articulate, and energetic individual who will provide strong and visionary leadership.
Reporting to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Affairs is a member of the Provost’s Council, and directs recruitment and admissions, financial aid, records and registration, and campus wide enrollment management oversight. Working with other senior university officers and the Board of Trustees, the Assistant Vice President will collaborate in the development of recruitment, marketing, and retention strategies to achieve university-wide enrollment, retention, and graduation goals on the undergraduate and graduate levels. The successful candidate will possess the knowledge and skills to lead efforts to identify, cultivate, admit, aid, enroll, retain, and graduate the optimal number and quality of students. The candidate will also ensure enrollment goals are consistent with the university strategic plan and that enrollment management appropriately and effectively partners with related departments across the university.
Minimum Qualifications: Master’s Degree and six years of professional experience directly related to enrollment and retention management and knowledge of the latest enrollment and retention models, strategies, and technologies. Working knowledge of current admissions, financial aid, and registration functions and how these functions best operate in an integrated fashion.
Preferred Qualifications: A Doctorate degree is preferred. In addition, the ideal candidate will possess the ability to develop and execute short and long range planning; have exemplary leadership, management, and communication skills; have a commitment to diversity; and have the ability to lead by example and with integrity.
Compensation: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Applying for this position: Applications are accepted online only at https://jobs.uwf.edu. Applicants should be prepared to attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, or resume, and names and contact information of five professional references to the online application. The preferred response date for applications is March 1, 2013 and the position will remain open until filled. The tentative start date is May 15, 2013.
The University of West Florida is a creative, student-centered state institution focused on excellence. At UWF, our highest priorities are our students and the academic programs that serve them. The faculty, staff and students at UWF are not here to merely do what has been done before. Individual attention from a world-class faculty in a warm and caring environment is the essence of UWF. Our mission is to provide students with access to high-quality, relevant, and affordable undergraduate and graduate learning experiences; to transmit, apply, and discover knowledge through teaching, scholarship, research, and public service; and to engage in community partnerships that respond to mutual concerns and opportunities and that advance the economy and quality of life in the region.
The University of West Florida, with campuses in Pensacola and along the Emerald Coast of Northwest Florida, is one of the region's prized resources. UWF is a member of the State University System of Florida. The Florida legislature established the university in 1963, ground was broken in 1965 and classes began in the fall of 1967. UWF has three colleges, Arts and Sciences, Business and Professional Studies, and is regionally accredited.
This position requires a criminal background screening and evidence of legal authority to work in the United States. UWF is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action Employer. Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to respond is required to advise UWF by contacting the UWF Human Resources Department at 1-850-474-2694 (voice) or 1-850-857-6114 (TTY).