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Associate Vice President for Strategic Enrollment Management

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Department: Academic Affairs
Work type: Management (MPP)
Location: Stanislaus - Turlock
Categories: MPP, At-Will, Full Time, Student Services, On-site (work in-person at business location)

    • Position Summary
    • Full-time position under the Management Personnel Plan (MPP) available on or after August 1, 2023 in the Division of Academic Affairs.

      Reporting directly to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Associate Vice President of Strategic Enrollment Management (AVPSEM) serves as the senior enrollment management officer for the institution and is responsible for the operational, fiscal, and strategic oversight of Admissions and Outreach Services, Enrollment Services, and the Financial Aid and Scholarship Offices. The AVPSEM is responsible for the development and implementation of policies and procedures pertaining to University admissions and outreach efforts, financial aid awarding policies and procedures, and the matriculation of students through the registrar’s office. The AVPSEM will facilitate the implementation of programs with feeder institutions.

      The AVPSEM is a member of the Academic Affairs leadership team, serves as chair of the Strategic Enrollment Management Committee and leads an integrated recruitment/admissions effort in a public university. The AVPSEM provides critical leadership to enable the University to meet key enrollment management goals to: address issues of diversity, service, and quality by gathering and critically assessing effective student data; develop financial aid and scholarship strategies that attract and effectively support qualified students. The AVPSEM collaborates with departments from Student Affairs, and with Business and Finance as well as external constituents.

    • Job Duties
    • Duties include but are not limited to:
      • Provides leadership and strategic vision for the Financial Aid, Enrollment Services, and Admissions Offices.
      • Serves as a member of the Provost’s Advisory Council and is the primary representative of recruitment and enrollment initiatives and the chief advocate for the SEM units.
      • Works closely with college deans to understand capacity across specified undergraduate and graduate programs.
      • Collaborates with other divisions on enrollment policy and practice, including retention.
      • Manages all personnel functions including recruitment, selection, training, performance evaluation, professional development, and supervision of direct reports.
      • Anticipates and apprises the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs of concerns, recommends actions to address and/or remedy challenges and opportunities that arise.
      • Collaborates with unit directors to ensure efficient and coordinated services.
      • Serves as the chair of the Enrollment Management Committee.
      • Leads strategic planning activities within the enrollment management units working to develop and address SEM priorities that meet the ongoing recruitment and enrollment context.
      • Ensure the offices are responsive to new regulations, technological enhancements, and to continually strive for increases in process efficiency, and service to students.
      • Builds and maintains positive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
      • Partners with campus offices across other divisions to ensure timely and comprehensive project management for enrollment management areas.
      • Oversees the planning and processes for communications to prospective students, applicants, and newly admitted students.
      • Oversees the development of communication plans and marketing materials for prospective students.
      • Collaborates with IEA to collect, analyze, and use admissions and enrollment data to inform and develop immediate and long-range enrollment objectives
      • Collaborates with deans using assessment data to inform and improve admissions and enrollment processes.
      • Other duties as assigned.
    • Minimum Qualifications
    • Education:  Master’s degree.

      Experience: Five or more years of progressively responsible experience in enrollment management or similar student success operations to include some leadership and/or supervisory responsibilities.

    • Preferred Qualifications

      • Doctoral degree.
      • Demonstrated experience in leading processes of organizational change and demonstrated experience with advancing diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice initiatives.
      • Involvement in professional associations and organizations related to strategic enrollment management and/or overall student success.
      • Demonstrated experience working in collaboration with Institutional Research and Analytics, Academic Programs, and college leaders.
      • Demonstrated experience in developing and managing different types of budgets (departmental, financial aid, scholarship, etc).
      • Experience with administrative software systems (PeopleSoft preferred) and an understanding of the critical role technology plays in planning, maintaining, and assessing operations.
      • Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to lead through the lens of diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice with people in a highly diverse environment.
    • Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

      • Demonstrated experience in strategic planning, program development, and resource allocation.
      • Ability to compile, prepare, write, and review reports.
      • Capacity to analyze, comprehend, and provide appropriate solutions to problems, as well as to strategize courses of action.
      • Strong data analysis and data management skills, including statistical analysis.
    • Special Conditions
    • CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so.  Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at:
    • Salary Range
    • Anticipated salary will be $175,200 - $192,828 per year plus excellent paid benefits. Salary will depend on the qualifications of the successful finalist. 
    • Compensation & Benefits
    • Commensurate with qualifications and experience.  As a member of the 23-campus CSU System, we offer an extremely competitive benefits package that includes, but is not limited to, outstanding vacation, health, dental, and vision plans; a fee waiver education program; membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (PERS); and 14 paid holidays a year. Link to Benefits Summary (Bargaining Unit: M80): CSU Employee Benefit Summary

    • How to Apply
    • To be considered, qualified candidates must submit a completed Stanislaus State online employment application, cover letter, and resumé. Applications are accepted electronically only.  Please note that failure to completely fill out each section of the online application may result in your application not receiving consideration.  To apply online, please click the “Apply Now” button on this page.
    • Application Deadline
    • OPEN UNTIL FILLED; SCREENING TO BEGIN ON OR AFTER APRIL 10, 2023. (Applications received after the screening date will be considered at the discretion of the university.)

    • Criminal Background Clearance Notice
    • Satisfactory completion of a background check (which includes checks of employment records, education records, criminal records, civil records; and may include motor vehicle records, professional licenses, and sex offender registries, as position requires) is required for employment.  CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information.  Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

    • Additional Information
    • Campus & Area

      California State University, Stanislaus serves the San Joaquin Valley and is a critical educational resource for a six-county region of approximately 1.5 million people. The University is fully committed to creating a culture of diversity and inclusion – one in which every person in the University community feels safe to express their views without fear of reprisal. Widely recognized for its quality academic programs, the University has 10 nationally accredited programs and 662 faculty members. 94 percent of full-time faculty holds doctorates or terminal degrees in their fields. The University offers 43 undergraduate majors, 16 master's programs, 7 post-graduate credentials, a doctorate in education and serves more than 10,000 students. New instructional facilities have been built for the unique pedagogy of professional programs, laboratory sciences and performing arts.

      Stanislaus State continues to receive national recognition with its ranking as one of the best 384 colleges in the nation by The Princeton Review. The University was one of 12 public universities in the nation to be recognized by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities for demonstrating exceptional performance in retention and graduation rates. In addition, U.S. News and World Report ranks Stanislaus State in its top 10 among public universities in the West, while Washington Monthly honored Stanislaus State as the West’s No. 1 university for the money. Stanislaus State also is recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) by the U.S. Department of Education.

      Clery Act Disclosure

      Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the annual security report (ASR), is now available for viewing at The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery Act crimes for Stanislaus State for the previous three years. A paper copy of the ASR is available upon request by contacting the office of the Clery Director located at One University Circle, Turlock, CA 95382.

      Equal Employment Opportunity

      The university is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.  The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised 7/21/17, as a condition of employment.

      Applicants requiring necessary accommodations to the application process may contact the Human Resources Department at (209) 667-3351.  California Relay Service is available at (800) 735-2922 voice and (800) 735-2929 TDD.  As a federal contractor, we are committed to attracting a diverse applicant pool.  Please consider completing the Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability form (your response will not be shared with the search committee) at:  Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability PDF Form.

      CSU Stanislaus hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States.  In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

    • The individuals who appear to be the best qualified for this position will be contacted by telephone or email for an interview.



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