Category: Advising and Enrollment
Location: Largo, MD
Requisition ID: 10009172
Associate Vice President, Admissions
Office of Strategic Enrollment Management
Exempt, Regular, Full-Time
University of Maryland Global Campus, formerly UMUC, seeks an Associate Vice President of Admissions (AVP) within the Office of Strategic Enrollment Management. Reporting to the Vice President of Enrollment Management. The AVP is responsible for servicing inquiries and applicants to grow new student enrollment by improving the student experience. This will be accomplished through executing process improvements and training and coaching advisors to engage prospective students and provide stellar service. The AVP will compliantly manage and lead the department to oversee growth in stateside markets and develop strategic partnerships with community colleges and other identified institutions. The AVP will also oversee the Regional Center Operations to strategically schedule hybrid classes to best serve our student needs.
Direct reports to this position include but may not be limited to: Director of Civilian Admissions;
Director of Military/Veteran Admissions; Senior Director of Admissions (Special Projects); and the Director of Regional Center Operations.
Other key responsibilities include:
Required education & experience: An earned Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning; at least five (5) years of experience in mid to upper level management working with remote and site-based teams including at least three (3) years in higher education at an Assistant Vice President level or above; online higher education experience is required with a significant, proven record of leading successful, high-performance remote and site-based enrollment teams; significant experience leading large cross-functional teams in a non-matrixed environment; and experience gaining buy-in across all levels of an organization from senior executives to individual contributors.
Preferred education & experience: An earned Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning; ability to work in ambiguity, particularly relating to higher education regulations and compliance; proven ability to lead the implementation of complex projects from vision to successful launch; ability to interact and communicate with all levels of an organization, including senior management; ability to propose recommendations in an articulate fashion; ability to adapt to changes in a dynamic work environment; and possess an analytical and results-driven orientation, including ability to establish and improve metrics, processes, and associated performance behaviors.
POSITION AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY & WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED
All submissions should include a cover letter and résumé. UMUC offers competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits for qualifying positions, such as tuition remission, generous leave and healthcare. For detailed benefits information, please visit: https://careers.umuc.edu/benefits.html.