Job Identification: 732 Locations: , , , , Job Schedule: Full time Job Category: Student Services
Diversity and Inclusion Statement
Guided by an ethic of Vincentian personalism and professionalism, DePaul compassionately upholds the dignity of all members of its diverse, multi-faith, and inclusive community. We seek to hire collaborative, open-minded, and dedicated professionals who are committed to advancing our university mission to making education accessible to all, with special attention to including underserved and underrepresented communities. Successful candidates thrive in an environment where ideas and perspectives representing a wide variety of cultures, backgrounds and experiences are welcome and supported.
The Highlights The Assistant Dean of Enrollment Services provides leadership over degree and non-degree programs enrollment services at the School of Continuing and Professional Studies. This position guides strategic enrollment management and marketing to achieve sustainable and optimal enrollment, and increased market share, while balancing mission and quality outcomes. The Assistant Dean also ensures sound and effective operational and tactical enrollment plans that align with contemporary practice.
Is This You?
(Leads enrollment services and recruitment strategy for the school, particularly in the areas as follows: Overseeing and advancing the progression of the degree and non-degree enrollment funnel. Employs measurable strategies to expand recruitment efforts through individual enrollments; educational, organizational, and corporate relationships; and post-admit conversion initiatives. Assess predictive modeling outputs to strategically forecast quarterly enrollment trends, melt, and yield, and in turn, takes action to achieve goals; offers guidance based on analysis of market trends, from data available from DePaul EMM/IRMA, and external sources.
Analyzes and reports on enrollment trends to offer recommendations for scheduling courses for degree and non-degree programs;Recommends scheduling for multiple delivery modes: online, on-campus, and on-site (off-campus), including alternative calendaring options such as on demand access to nondegree courses. Fosters relationships with academic and administrative units to support student enrollment. Informs efforts to proactively analyze retention and attrition trends and collaborates on initiatives across the School and University to stem attrition and increase retention.
Develop and analyze effective and efficient product/price/place/promotion model and provide direction and advice to faculty and administrators to enhance current programs and attract prospects. Researches and reports enrollment and market trends, and growth opportunities; identifies emerging markets to attract diverse lifelong learners. Responsible for new and continuing program recruitment and marketing strategies. Counsels stakeholders on new program development with respect to enrollment trends and opportunities, and designs new program launch and recruitment campaigns.
Deploys appropriate technology, marketing, media, and other tools and resources to achieve the goals of the unit and school. Ensures the effective and efficient awareness, cultivation, application, and enrollment programs; manages vendor relationships.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Your Education & Experience
Required: master's degree preferably in business, higher education administration, or analytics; plus a minimum 5 years experience in enrollment management, recruitment, admissions, analytics, or academic administration.
This person will supervise 3 direct reports: 2 full-time staff and 1 part-time staff; plus occasional student employees.
The Assistant Dean shall advise on budgets and resources to support enrollment services and activities. The Assistant Dean will also establish and maintain accountability to budgeted allocations in these areas.
Other Skills & Abilities Required
CRM, prospect/student application systems, data analytics, visualization, and forecasting models, intermediate Excel.
Additional Information For consideration, please include a resume and cover letter.
Working for a stable and well-known University that values diversity and inclusion.
Medical, dental, and vision benefits.
Generous paid time off, sick time, holidays, floating holidays, and more!
Matching retirement plan up to 10%.
Tuition waivers for employees and dependents!
Required Background Check: Employment at DePaul University is contingent on passing a background check. Only final candidates who are extended an offer of employment will undergo a background check.
Required COVID-19 Vaccination: Employment at DePaul University is contingent upon receiving all recommended doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, including the booster, or having a valid religious or medical reason not to be vaccinated. To request a religious or medical exemption, please email [email protected]
Mandated Reporting of Child Abuse & Neglect: Upon accepting an offer of employment with the university, you will also be required to sign an Acknowledgement of Mandated Reporter Status at the time of hire. A mandated reporter is required to make a report to the Illinois DCFS Hotline whenever there is reasonable cause to believe that a child known to them in their professional or official capacity may be abused or neglected. For more information, please visit the following pages:
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DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.
At DePaul University, we are looking for candidates who want to join us in our mission to provide access to education for all. Successful candidates welcome ideas and perspectives from colleagues and students representing a wide variety of cultures, backgrounds, religious beliefs, and experiences. We seek collaborative, open-minded and hard working professionals to work in a real world urban learning environment. Are you exceptional, yet modest and open to challenges? We seek achievers and leaders that want to bring their passion and skills to our well-respected community of approachable colleagues. Build your career with us. DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.