Number of Vacancies: 1
Area of Consideration: Open To The Public
Position Status: Full-Time, Regular
Pay Plan, Series & Grade: DS0058/2A
Salary Range: $107,431 - $139,965
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Location: 4200 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008
Brief Description of Duties
The Associate Vice President for Enrollment Services (AVP) reports to the Chief Student Development and Success Officer and is a member of the Student Development and Success (SDS) leadership team. The AVP has principal responsibility for visionary, innovative and strategic leadership in developing a comprehensive enrollment management strategy, develop a model and plan for the university system that fosters an integrative recruitment and admissions effort consistent with the university’s strategic goals and objectives. The AVP helps to shape the class and institution academic profile by overseeing the offices, staff and programs for Admissions, Financial Aid and the Registrar and is expected to be an active leader who works closely with academic deans, university leaders, and external constituents to develop and enhance valuable partnerships. The AVP is responsible for expert analysis of educational trends and demographic data and leverages effective utilization and development of human, fiscal and technological resources in the delivery of enrollment services supporting students and approximately $35 million in net revenue tuition annually via student enrollment.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Leads all strategic and operational aspects of Enrollment Services to include the Offices of Admissions, Financial Aid and the Registrar.
- Develops the University’s strategic enrollment plan.
- Provides campus-wide leadership, strategic guidance, direction and/or structure by developing, implementing and maintaining a comprehensive student enrollment plan for all students.
- Leverages best practices and ensures unified execution and effective engagement, administrative oversight, and operational direction of the Enrollment Services team to meet student needs and attain goals and objectives.
- Ensures the policies and practices of Enrollment Services comply with federal, state, and agency regulations. Through Financial Aid, facilitate and manage the processes in preparation for successful A-133 Audit, monthly enrollment reporting and reconciliation of data.
- Collects, analyzes and uses enrollment data to meet immediate and long-range university objectives; works closely with cross-divisional research teams to determine the foci and prioritization of comprehensive retention and recruitment strategies.
- Oversees the outreach efforts to actively promote, attract and enroll a diverse student population; provides vision and leadership for the use of technology in recruitment and admissions processes, and networks and collaborates with all levels of the university to build effective relationships and to communicate recruitment strategies and actions.
- Manages the enrollment budget and provides leadership for the professional development of staff as individual and team contributors.
- Collaborates with university stakeholders to develop marketing to prospective students and parents, and coordinates data management activities.
- Ensures NCAA certification for student athletes participating in the University’s intercollegiate sports programs.
- Works with all campus constituencies including the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, the Division of Student Development and Success, and the Office of the Registrar and assists in the development and execution of student financial aid policies, procedures, awards and scholarship programs (including establishing institutional strategies and priorities in awarding financial aid and scholarships).
- Performs other related duties as assigned.
Minimum Job Requirements
- Master's Degree in Higher Education Administration, policy, or a closely related field.
- A minimum of seven (7) years of demonstrated successful experience in progressive senior administrative roles and in a leadership position in enrollment management to include admissions, financial aid, registrar and enrollment management.
- Demonstrated experience with projection and predictive modeling and conversion strategies.
- Comprehensive knowledge of technological methodologies and platforms that enhance the overall quality of admissions, registration and records, and the administration of financial aid process and procedures.
- Evidence of exceptional planning, organization, communication, and team-building skills is essential.
- Bilingual in Spanish preferred.
Information to Applicant
Collective Bargaining Unit (Union): This position is not part of the collective bargaining unit.
Employment Benefits: Selectee will be eligible for health and life insurance, annual (vacation) and sick leave and will be covered under the University of the District of Columbia' s retirement plan (TIAA).
Equal Opportunity Employer: The District of Columbia Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, matriculation, physical handicap, or political affiliation.
Notice of Non-Discrimination: In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section 2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the University of the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived actual race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, marital status, personal appearance, genetic information, familial status, source of income, status as a victim of an intrafamily offense, place of residence or business, or status as a covered veteran, as provided for and to the extent required by District and Federal statutes and regulations. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which is also prohibited by the Act. In addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act. Discrimination in violation of the Act will not be tolerated. Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.
Veterans Preference: Applicants claiming veterans preference must submit official proof at the time of application.
Visa Sponsorship: At this time, the University of the District of Columbia does not provide sponsorship for visas (e.g. H-1B). This position is also ineligible for Optional Practical Training (OPT).
Residency Preference: A person applying for a position who is a bona fide District resident at the time of application for the position, may be awarded a 10-point residency preference over non-District applicants, unless the person declines the preference points. If selected, the person shall be required to present no less than 8 proofs of bona fide District residency on or before the effective date of the appointment and maintain such residency for 7 consecutive years from the effective date of the appointment. Failure to maintain bona fide District residency for the 7-year period will result in forfeiture of employment.
Drug-Free Workplace: Pursuant to the requirements of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than five (5) days after conviction of any criminal drug statute occurring in the workplace.
Background Investigation: Employment with the University of the District of Columbia is contingent upon a satisfactory background investigation. The determination of a "satisfactory background investigation" is made at the sole discretion of the University of the District of Columbia. The University may refuse to hire a finalist, rescind an offer of employment to a finalist or review and may terminate the employment of a current employee based on the results of a background investigation.
Disposition of Resume: Resumes received outside the area of consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job applications. Therefore, if selected for employment a UDC application will be required.
Job Offers: Official Job Offers are made by the University of the District of Columbia, Office of Talent Management only.
Contact Information: All inquiries related to employment and job applications should be directed to UDC Office of Talent Management at (202) 274-5380.
The University of the District of Columbia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For a full version of the University’s EO Policy Statement, please visit: https://www.udc.edu/human-resources/equal-opportunity/ .