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

SUMMARY:

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.

HISTORY

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:

The University affirms its commitment to equal opportunity and non-discrimination and recognizes its responsibility to provide for all employees an environment that is free of discrimination and harassment based on gender, sexual orientation, race, color, creed, national origin, age, marital status, predisposed genetic disorder, Vietnam Era or disabled veteran status, disability or other category protected by law. The University also does not tolerate any actual or attempted reprisals or retaliation against an employee who raises a sincere and valid concern regarding harassment or discrimination. All such discrimination, harassment, and/or retaliation is, therefore, strictly prohibited. This policy protects and covers the conduct of all employees, without regard to job title or status. Anyone engaging in the above mentioned conduct is subject to disciplinary action up to and including discharge or termination of any other status.

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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