Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management

Augusta University

Augusta, GA

ID: 7245339 (Ref.No. ej-5264512)
Posted: May 16, 2024

Job Description

Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management

Job ID: 272216
Location: Summerville Campus
Full/Part Time: Full Time


Job Summary

The Associate Vice President (AVP) for Enrollment Management will sustain and improve upon the University's recent admissions and enrollment trajectory, by providing visionary leadership to the University's ongoing conversations about enrollment growth. The AVP will provide strategic and tactical leadership in applying a systematic enrollment management approach in areas such as data analysis, recruitment tactics, admissions technology, financial aid packaging polices, and transition practices. The AVP supports student access and success through strong partnerships and collaborative relationships with faculty, staff, students, academic departments, and senior administrators to serve a diverse student body of undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and a rich mix of residential, commuter, military, and online students. The AVP will represent the University to various constituencies, leading Augusta University's enrollment function with integrity, sound judgment, and energy, engendering a team approach across its integrated functions. The AVP serves as a member of the Division of Enrollment and Student Affairs Senior Leadership Team, leading Division efforts towards the achievement of the University Strategic Plan and the Division's Strategic Plan.


Leadership & Strategic Planning - 30%
Provide leadership direction, strategic planning, and supervision for the following units within the portfolio, which include 47 staff and more than 50 student employees and volunteers: Undergraduate Admissions, Graduate Admissions Operations, Financial Aid and Scholarships, , and New Student & Family Transitions.

-Develop, supervise, and lead a high-performing unit that continuously improves its methods and processes, customer service orientation, and is optimistic, excited about change, responsive, innovative, analytical, energetic, results oriented, and student centered.
-Formulate and manage the portfolio's annual more than $5 million budget, excluding federal and state aid, to achieve strategic goals, as well as short and long-term financial obligations.
-Understand technological innovations and lead the process of harnessing emerging technologies and leveraging technology investments to refine operational procedures, policies, and standards.

Tactical Oversight for Enrollment Management - 30%
Provide strategic vision and tactical oversight to develop and implement a strategic enrollment management plan that achieves the university and division mission, vision, goals and objectives, leading enrollment with optimism and energy with the targeted outcome of increasing student recruitment, enrollment, and graduation rates.

-Make data-informed enrollment projections and strategic recruitment, admissions, and financial aid decisions by routinely analyzing data to shape strategic directions, clearly identifying and defining historical University enrollment patterns while forecasting trends in new-student markets, regularly reassessing effectiveness of recruitment activities and scholarship programs, and making appropriate adjustments to continuously refine goals and strategies to reflect a proactive response to market forces and the University's needs.
-Chair the University's Enrollment Management Council.
-Foster student-focused partnerships with key enrollment partners including the Department of Defense, school districts, and technical/community college communities in key markets.

Recruitment & Retention Goals - 15%
Leverage financial aid and scholarship funds to meet recruitment and retention goals, ensuring financial aid packaging policies support the mission. Provide necessary oversight to ensure that all funds are awarded timely, efficiently and in compliance with all regulations, as well as implementing a comprehensive approach to educating students on sound financial practices.

Development & Implementation of Recruitment - 15%
Inform the continued development and implementation of the University's comprehensive recruitment program, including market segmentation, promotional strategies, and recruitment tactics to meet the University's enrollment goals. Provide leadership in collaboration with the Department of Communications & Marketing to coordinate marketing and assess effectiveness.

Special Projects - 10%
Lead special projects and strategic initiatives for the division. Participate on division, campus, and university committees or other bodies. Serve in place of the Vice President of Enrollment & Student Affairs as requested.
Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Masters degree is required. Minimum of 7 years experience in a college or university setting with progressively increased responsibility in enrollment management or related fields (recruitment, admissions, financial aid, etc). Outstanding skills in communication, networking, relationship development, budget management, and team building.

Required faculty employment qualifications for all USG institutions and all academic ranks within these institutions shall be:

- Consistent with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)'s requirements for institutional accreditation;

- Evidence of ability as a teacher;

- Evidence of activity as a scholar and ability in all other duties assigned;

- Successful experience (which will necessarily be waived for those just entering the academic profession who meet all other requirements); and,

- Desirable personal qualities judged on the basis of personal interview, complete biographical data, and recommendations.

Preferred Qualifications

A Doctoral degree from an accredited college or university is preferred; Seven (7) to ten (10) years of related experience in enrollment management at the level of director or higher.
-Experience within an institution of higher education in a position containing admissions and financial aid responsibilities
-A sophisticated understanding of the applications of technology to the functions of enrollment management (e.g., BANNER, SLATE, imaging technology, Campus Logic suite);
-Ability to provide accurate and timely information, with attention to detail
-Experience in strategic enrollment management planning and implementing change management preferred


Shift: Days (M-F)

Salary Minimum (Min-Mid or list up to the budgeted amount which should not be more than the midpoint)

Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of the selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position

Recruitment Period: Until Filled

Augusta University offers a variety of benefits to full-time benefits-eligible employees and some of our half-time (or more) employees.

Benefits that may be elected could include health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, Teachers Retirement System (or Optional Retirement Plan), as well as earned vacation time, sick leave, and 13 paid holidays.

Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program. Consider applying with us today!

About Us

Augusta University is Georgia's innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than 10,500 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia's cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia's only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today. Our mission and values make Augusta University an institution like no other.

The University System of Georgia is comprised of our 26 institutions of higher education and learning as well as the System Office. Our USG Statement of Core Values are Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values serve as the foundation for all that we do as an organization, and each USG community member is responsible for demonstrating and upholding these standards. More details on the USG Statement of Core Values and Code of Conduct are available in USG Board Policy and can be found online at

Additionally, USG supports Freedom of Expression as stated in Board Policy 6.5 Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom found online at


Our Health Sciences Campus:

1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912

Conditions of Employment

All selected candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.

If applicable for the specific position based on the duties: the candidate will also need to have a credit check completed for Positions of Trust and or approved departmental Purchase Card usage.

Motor vehicle reports are required for positions that are required to drive an Augusta University vehicle.

For Faculty Hires: Final candidates will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree(s) as well as post-secondary coursework in the form of original transcript(s). Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.

All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during their employment and beyond.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

How To Apply

Consider applying with us today!

Select University Faculty & Staff > External Applicants if you are a candidate from outside the university

Select University Faculty & Staff > Internal Applicants if you are a current university employee

If you need further assistance, please contact us at 706-721-9365

Other Information

This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner every day with patients and families for success."

Augusta University is a tobacco-free environment, and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

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