The Assistant Vice Chancellor and Director for Undergraduate Admissions (Assistant Vice Chancellor) has overall responsibility for the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, is delegated authority to make decisions in the evaluation of students for admission, and serves in a senior leadership role in executing the University's strategic enrollment management plan. The Assistant Vice Chancellor is responsible to ensuring accuracy of admissions decisions, meeting new freshmen and new transfer enrollment goals established by senior administration, and ensuring compliance with all related ECU and UNC System policies and procedures.
The Assistant Vice Chancellor is responsible for: -Effective and efficient operations in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. -Articulating the University's admissions policy and practices to a variety of constituents. -Ensuring recruitment and related marketing plans align with institutional goals and leverage multi-channel communication strategies. -Continuous improvement of admissions operations and processes to meet the undergraduate enrollment goals of the University and enhance the student experience. -Precision in executing strategic enrollment action plans, including a reliance on data, market intelligence, and industry best practices. -Articulating goals for recruiters, monitoring progress, and supporting related activities. -Refinement of yield strategies based on statistical analysis. -Management of personnel assigned to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, including access to appropriate professional development opportunities, direct and indirect supervision, and compliance with evaluation requirements. -Execution and management of the budgets within the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. -Recommending resource investments to support achieving enrollment goals. -Institutional collaboration in support of undergraduate student success goals. -Providing the Provost and the Vice Provost for Academic Success with regular funnel reports. -Serving on various institutional committees. -Other duties as assigned by the Provost or the Vice Provost for Academic Success.
Special Instructions To Application:
The Carter Baldwin executive search firm is coordinating the search process for this position. In addition to completing the candidate profile online via the People Admin system, applicants should submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to ECUAdmissions@carterbaldwin.com. Confidential inquiries and questions concerning this search may be directed to Bill Peterson at Carter Baldwin (firstname.lastname@example.org). The position profile prepared by Carter Baldwin may be viewed at https://carterbaldwin.com/opportunities/ecu-avcda/
Candidates must hold a master's degree and have a proven track record of success in recruitment with a minimum of five years of directly related experiences in the administration of an admissions office. Superior communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills; a proven ability to supervise an admissions operation; experience with integrated student information systems; expertise in facilitating organizational development and change; competency for analyzing recruitment-related data and assessing programming activities as part of a strategic enrollment planning initiative; an understanding of the innovative uses of technology in the recruitment process, including a demonstrated ability to leverage multi-channel communication strategies; and experience working with diverse populations are required.
Full time or Part time: Full Time
Position Location (city): Greenville
Position Number: 944601
Organizational Unit Overview:
One of the largest divisions of the university, the Division of Academic Affairs administers the majority of the university's academic programs and employs approximately two-thirds of its faculty.
The Undergraduate Admissions Office is responsible for identifying, attracting and enrolling students in sufficient numbers to meet the University's enrollment projections while improving the quality of the student population. The office processes approximately 36,000 applications yearly, including freshmen, transfer, readmit, visitor, non-degree, pre-college, and auditor students. In order to generate and process applications from these prospective students, the office is involved in many public relations, marketing, customer service, and other outreach activities to cultivate inquiries for additional information about ECU/application materials. These inquiries are received via mail, phone, e-mail, and third party search sources and currently exceed will over 100,000 in quantity for one calendar year.
The Admissions Office's activities are performed by a staff which includes a substantial operations/processing staff, receptionists/secretaries, as well as counselors, assistant directors, associate directors, and senior associate directors.
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