Vice President of Undergraduate Enrollment Management
Location: Weston, Massachusetts
Higher Education Institution
Internal Number: 57744
The Vice President of Undergraduate Enrollment Management will shape and execute a comprehensive strategy for Regis College’s undergraduate enrollment initiatives. This senior leadership role reports to the President and serves as member of the President’s Cabinet and Administrative Council. The Vice President leads an established team of admission professionals to strategically recruit, assess, enroll, and retain a vibrant and dynamic class of undergraduate students.
Oversee the strategic direction of the Office of Undergraduate Admission; provide general supervision of the Director who manages the undergraduate admission staff and has responsibilities to hire, train and supervise staff within the areas of Undergraduate Admission, transfer admission, and enrollment marketing and systems. Work collaboratively with the Center for Global Connections pertaining to international admission strategy.
Informed by data and analytics, create, and execute a diversified undergraduate enrollment and financial aid strategy for the University, inclusive of partnership with marketing and financial aid modeling firms to leverage institutional assets and aid strategies to meet enrollment targets.
Lead efforts with the academic deans and other academic stakeholders on new program development, marketing, and recruitment for traditional and accelerated modalities.
Develop, oversee, and enhance special initiatives around recruitment and retention such as the existing Degree in Three and Summer Scholars programs.
In partnership with the Office of Academic Affairs, facilitate the development of strategic articulation agreements with partnering agencies and institutions at the secondary and post-secondary levels.
In partnership with the Vice President of Marketing and Communications and team, develop materials and communication plans for prospective students, applicants, families, secondary school counselors, and community-based organizations.
Partner with the Associate Vice President of Undergraduate Student Affairs and the Dean of Academic Support Services to develop a holistic retention campaign for incoming first year and transfer students.
With the Chief Financial Officer, the Director of Financial and the financial aid modeling partner, oversee and develop a sustainable financial aid model for the undergraduate population.
Negotiate and coordinate contract creation and renewal for all vendors and admission subcontractors and oversee compliance and deliverables.
Work with the CFO to develop full-time equivalent and part-time undergraduate enrollment budget targets.
Provide broad oversight for the Director’s Office of Undergraduate Admission budget.
Collaborate with the Dean of Athletics to develop and maintain a recruitment strategy for scholar-athletes across 18 NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) Division III sports that compete in the Greater Northeast Athletic Conference.
Engage and maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including faculty, staff, alumni, and trustees to achieve overall undergraduate enrollment strategies.
Other Duties and Responsibilities:
Work in partnership with the Vice President of Academic Affairs/Provost’s teams to monitor progress towards undergraduate registration and enrollment targets and work with key campus stakeholders to develop advising, retention and registration strategies.
Serve as a member of the Financial Case Management Committee and the Retention Committee.
Work with the Registrar's office on the development of academic processes, such as the Transfer Credit Evaluation Policy, new program onboarding, and catalog compliance for the Veterans Administration.
Serve on appropriate university-wide committees and remain active in professional organizations.
Perform other duties as needed or assigned by the President.
Directly supervise Director of Undergraduate Admission. Co-supervise Administrative Assistant and provide broad supervision to the Undergraduate Admission team.
Manage supervisory responsibilities in accordance with Regis College’s policies and applicable laws.
Lead hiring and management-related activities to include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
A master’s degree is preferred with progressively responsible experience in higher education enrollment management leadership, with effective supervisory experience; student affairs experience a plus.
Ability to uphold, and a commit to, the University’s commitment to inclusive excellence in a diverse educational community.
Successful record of accomplishment of implementing best practices in enrollment management.
Strong interpersonal skills to include excellent public speaking and presentation skills with an ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of stakeholders.
Proven leadership, planning, fiscal management, and organizational skills.
Demonstrated effectiveness in working with a diverse student body.
Ability to effectively supervise, mentor and motivate staff.
Considerable experience with CRM (Customer Relationship Management) utilization, data reporting, Ellucian, and all Microsoft systems.
Working Conditions/Physical Demands:
Normal office environment, not subject to extremes in noise, odors, etc.
May spend extended periods at terminal, on telephone, or operating other office machines requiring eye-hand coordination and finger dexterity.
This position is eligible for a hybrid work schedule of campus-based and remote work.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to do this job. The above is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required.
Protecting the Regis Community
All faculty, staff, and students who live, learn, and work on Regis College’s Weston MA campus are strongly encouraged to be vaccinated for COVID-19. COVID-19 immunization is required for faculty, staff, and students who learn and work in the Regis College Dental Center and Autism Center, consistent with federal mandates. For further information, please review Regis College’s health and safety protocols.
External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case-by-case basis.
In employment, as in education, Regis College is committed to equal opportunity and affirmative action. Regis does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, religion, creed, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, ethnic or national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, pregnancy, veteran’s status, membership in uniformed services or any other protected status.
Rooted in the Catholic intellectual tradition and inspired by the social justice values of our founders, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Boston, Regis College is a welcoming and inclusive community. We are called to provide access to an academically rigorous education through innovative learning opportunities and collaborative engagement at all degree levels. We educate the whole person, preparing our students to pursue excellence, to become change agents in their own communities, and to serve and lead as advocates for a more just and compassionate global society.