Associate VP, Enrollment Management and Business Development
William James College
Location: Newton, Massachusetts
Higher Education Institution
Reporting to the President, the Associate Vice President of Enrollment Management provides strategic leadership and direction to the College’s effort to maximize and sustain academic enrollment as defined by the College’s mission, institutional goals, and Strategic Plan. The Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management will lead the areas of Admissions, Marketing, and Communications and serve on the President’s cabinet, acting as primary advisor on all marketing, communications, and enrollment policies and initiatives.
Conceptualize, plan, and implement the College’s strategic enrollment plan for forecasting and achieving enrollment goals in doctoral, master’s, bachelor’s, and certificate programs
Provide leadership to the college in recruiting, enrolling, and retaining a culturally diverse and inclusive student body in all programs
Provide strategy and creative direction for all marketing and communications initiatives across platforms
Work closely with Marketing, Admissions, and academic departments to build and deliver school, agency, and corporate partner outreach strategy
Work closely with Academic Institutional Research to collect and review internal and external marketing, enrollment, scholarship, and competitor data to inform strategy
Work with the Vice President of Finance and Operations to ensure proper aid direction in compliance with federal and state regulations
Provide effective, empowering leadership to Senior Director of Marketing, Director of Communications, and Director of Admissions
Performs other related duties as assigned
Minimum of a Master’s Degree from an accredited institution
7-10 years of higher education experience in enrollment management with increasing levels of responsibility
A commitment to equity, fairness, and demonstrated success in enrolling students from diverse backgrounds
Demonstrated knowledge of digital and traditional marketing efforts for lead generation
Demonstrated experience with CRM and application management systems
Experience supervising professional level staff required
Ability to establish strong relationships with internal and external constituencies
Ability to work well in a highly collaborative environment
Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to write concisely, express thoughts clearly, and develop ideas in a logical sequence
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail with the ability to complete assignments in a timely manner, balancing the demands of concurrent and potentially competing projects
Our benefits package includes generous health, vision and dental insurance, eligibility for both College funded 401(a) retirement plan and Employer sponsored 403(b) plan, company-paid life and long-term disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, generous PTO, and professional development opportunities.
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Inclusive Excellence at William James College: William James College is an institution and a community committed to the principles of excellence, fairness and respect for all people. Our Inclusive Excellence model infuses diversity, equity and inclusion efforts into the core of institutional functioning to realize the educational benefits of diversity both locally and globally. We are committed to strengthening communities, including our workplace, by fostering the development of the intercultural competencies necessary for change agents in an increasingly complex, pluralistic society.
From our new campus in Greater Boston, William James College educates students for careers that meet the growing demand for access to quality, culturally competent psychological services for individuals, families, communities & organizations both locally & around the globe. We offer graduate programs attentive to the needs of vulnerable populations including children of adversity and the needs of specific populations such as Latinos and veterans, as well as organizations and leaders on the forefront of creating social change.
William James College is committed to building a diverse faculty and staff dedicated to teaching, working and bringing psychological knowledge to the multi-cultural world community. We strongly encourage applications from persons with diverse backgrounds and experiences.