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Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management
DATE:   3/24/2014
JOB TITLE:   Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management
WORK LOCATION:   Gacioch Center
TITLE OF IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:   VP for Enrollment Management & Student Affairs
DEPARTMENT:   Enrollment Management
SECTOR:   Enrollment Management & Student Affairs


Niagara University, a private Catholic university sponsored by the Vincentian community, seeks applicants and nominations for the newly-created position of Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management. 

Reporting to the Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs, the Assistant Vice President of Enrollment Management leads the Admissions, Financial Aid and Student Records offices and provides dynamic leadership in the development and coordination of enrollment systems, undergraduate admissions and recruitment programs, targeted financial aid strategy, and retention programs. Additionally, the Assistant Vice President collaborates throughout the university; in particular with academic affairs, the four university deans, and faculty from all of the colleges, in developing and implementing innovative and effective strategies for student recruitment and retention in programs of study at Niagara University. This position serves as a member of the Academic Deans’ Council, the university’s Marketing Team, the Niagara University Parents Association, and co-chairs the Student Engagement and Retention Committee.

The University is seeking an innovative and collaborative leader with superior communications skills, a proven commitment to student success and to excellence in customer service, strong organizational, financial and analytical skills, and the ability to establish strategies and set priorities to meet targeted goals. The successful candidate should have a commitment to diversity, including familiarity with international student populations.

All candidates should be passionate about the liberal arts and supportive of the uniquely catholic and Vincentian mission of the university. The successful candidate is expected to be able to demonstrate an understanding of the Niagara University mission and a commitment to helping advance it through all strategies related to enrollment management. A masters’ degree in a related field, as well as substantial and progressive experience in admissions and financial aid, with knowledge of current market trends as well as the needs and interests of prospective students and their families is preferred. A record of success in developing enrollment models, growing an applicant pool and innovative strategies for yielding prospective students is critical. The successful candidate also will have the ability to implement change, work in a fast-paced environment, and contribute positively to the university community; its administration, faculty, staff, as well as current students and alumni.


Founded by the Vincentian Community in 1856, Niagara University is a private liberal arts university with a strong, values-based Catholic tradition. Its four academic divisions include the colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Education, and Hospitality and Tourism Management. The university also maintains an Academic Exploration Program that provides a learning community for students who are undecided about their major. More than 4,200 students are enrolled in its undergraduate and graduate programs. NU is located on the Niagara River at the northern limits of the City of Niagara Falls, N.Y. about four miles from the world-famous cataracts.

Non Discrimination/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement Policy:

NIAGARA UNIVERSITY is an equal opportunity employer. Consistent with our Catholic mission, Niagara University is committed to providing equal employment and educational opportunities and will not discriminate on the basis of race, age, sex (gender), national origin, religious preference, sexual orientation, predisposing genetic characteristic, status as veteran or disability. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Ryan Thompson, Esq., Title IX Coordinator, Office for Equity & Inclusion, 716-286-8324, rthompson@niagara.edu, www.niagara.edu/oei, Office Location: O’Shea Hall, B27. For further information on notice of non-discrimination, visit http://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/CFAPPS/OCR/contactus.cfm for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481.

Niagara University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. A copy of the Student Right to Know Annual Security Report is available at: http://www.niagara.edu/safety
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