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Vice President for Enrollment Management
DATE:   9/5/2017
JOB TITLE:   Vice President for Enrollment Management
JOB STATUS:   Regular Full-time
SECTOR:   Enrollment Management


The Vice President for Enrollment Management will report to the Executive Vice President and will be responsible for all aspects of enrollment management including the strategic marketing plan, admissions goals and process, and financial aid for all enrollment segments. The Vice President provides strategic and operational leadership to a sector focused on the recruitment and enrollment of students for undergraduate and graduate programs,domestically and internationally,   while cultivating interdependencies across campus for a sustainable business model and engagement across areas of professional study.

The Vice President will be expected to:

Oversee the development of a comprehensive integrated strategic enrollment, financial aid, and marketing plan that enhances the university’s reputation and effectively promotes its admissions and program promotion goals.

Lead enrollment and financial aid modeling in keeping with the directions of the strategic plan.

Coordinate with multiple offices in support of institutional enrollment goals across all enrollment segments – undergraduate,  graduate,  international.

Build on and improve successful recruitment strategies for first-year, online, transfer, international and graduate students.

Build on and improve marketing and recruitment of students in Ontario, for the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) and Lewiston programs.

Coordinate recruitment and admission initiatives to ensure student access and student success.

Monitor and ensure that institutional financial aid resources meet the needs of both new and continuing students as much as possible while supporting institutional enrollment goals.

Ensure that all admissions recruitment procedures and financial aid are conducted in accordance with state and federal regulations and procedures.

Prepare the sector budget annually and monitor departmental budgets throughout the year.

Use of statistical analysis and analytical models to drive the enrollment and financial strategy, decision making and planning.

The functions of the position require confidentiality of information (including but not limited to: student and employee personal information, student grades, etc.), both during and after their employment with Niagara University.  Questions regarding the confidentiality of any materials, should be referred to the employee’s supervisor.  Violations may subject the employee to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment. 


20%     Planning and analysis for enrollment management;

30 %    Oversight and direction of undergraduate admissions;

20%     Oversight and direction of financial aid;

25%     Coordination with leadership for Ontario, international, graduate admissions;

5%      Other


The functions of the position usually performed sitting, but may require some amount of time standing. Some amount of stooping, kneeling, bending, crouching, lifting, walking, carrying and other movements may be required.  Tasks involving working on a computer keyboard, computer software applications, calculator, cutting, labeling, and taping involve extensive wrist and hand movement.  All individuals are required to be able to perform these movements without significant risk of injury to themselves or others.


Master’s Degree, in Higher Education Administration, Research, or related field.  Ten years of progressively responsible and demonstrated success in higher education enrollment management with at least five years as supervisor of professional staff.  Expertise in quantitative skills to drive enrollment and financial analysis. Demonstrated leadership abilities to guide, lead, support and direct a diverse staff and work with a diverse student body.  Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively across university divisions to advance a unified recruitment strategy. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the expertise to make public presentations and speak on behalf of the university.  A valid New York State driver’s license is required that satisfies both University and insurance company underwriting rules and regulations for driving a motor vehicle. Must also be able to operate a motor vehicle in Canada  

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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.

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