Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs
Guttman Community College (CUNY)
Location: New York, NY, 10176, USA
Internal Number: 26204
Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs
Guttman Community College
The Stella and Charles Guttman Community College is a beacon of innovation and knowledge creation in higher education, a two-year college where evidence-based high-impact practices in curriculum design and delivery permeate the educational model and have yielded graduation rates that are the highest in CUNY???s community college sector and above the national average. Located in midtown Manhattan, Guttman draws a culturally diverse student body from across New York City and is a federally designated Hispanic Serving Institution.
The College is committed to using a range of innovative approaches to achieve its goals and to improve student persistence, retention, completion, and transfer. The centerpiece of Guttman???s educational model is an integrated first-year core curriculum, where students examine current world issues and use New York City as a living text and laboratory. Thus, connecting information and concepts across multiple disciplines, contexts, and perspectives. This immersive approach equips Guttman students with the foundation of knowledge and skills essential to their intellectual, social, civic, and professional endeavors in and beyond the classroom. The College admitted its first cohort of 300 students in August 2012 and has established an enrollment target of approximately 5,000 students in the coming years. Before applying, candidates are strongly encouraged to visit the Stella and Charles Guttman Community College website ( www.guttman.cuny.edu ) to learn more about the institution.
Reporting to the President, the Vice President represents Stella & Charles Guttman Community College at all University functions related to enrollment management and student affairs. They will increase visibility and broaden involvement in the community in meaningful activities that complement and support teaching, learning, and experiential education. As a member of the President's Strategy and Implementation Team (PSIT), the Vice President for Enrollment Management & Student Affairs is involved in all major policy decisions of the College. In addition, the Vice President serves as chairperson of the College???s Strategic Enrollment Management Committee and serves as a member of the College???s Student Behavioral Intervention Committee, and the Higher Education Officer (HEO) Screening Committee.
As the chief enrollment management officer, the Vice President for Enrollment Management & Student Affairs will provide dynamic and visionary leadership, strategic planning, support, and evaluation to a comprehensive array of professionals, services and programs pertaining to retention, as well as social development and academic success to an increasingly diverse student body. The Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs facilitates the development and implementation of the College???s strategic enrollment management plan, promotes institution-wide recruitment, retention, and completion of initiatives. The Vice President for Enrollment Management & Student Affairs will collaborate with the Provost to develop and implement programs to improve student retention, success, and graduation. They will demonstrate, as well as share, knowledge and appreciation of the challenges and complexities facing urban higher education institutions and students in the 21st Century. The Vice President for Enrollment Management & Student Affairs will exhibit a desire and ability to serve as an advocate for students and will prioritize working directly with students.
The Vice President for Enrollment Management & Student Affairs is a member of the leadership team and is responsible for, but not limited to the following areas and programs: Advising, Admissions, Financial Aid, Student Information Center - The HUB, Connect Center, Campus Life, Student Conduct, Peer Mentoring, United Men of Color (UMOC), Veteran Student Services, Women of GRIT, Women Resource Services, International Student Services, AccessABILITY, and Wellness.
The Vice President for Enrollment Management & Student Affairs is responsible for, but not limited to the following:
Developing a culture of assessment and student-centeredness within the division and around the College.
Incorporating innovative practices into student success strategies and collaborating with other College and University executives, and outside organizations, as needed, to develop appropriate policy, acquire resources and provide for the appropriate support for our students.
Responsible for personnel, budget, operations, and communications in Enrollment Management & Student Affairs Division.
Strategically plan all enrollment, recruitment and student services activities with the College's academic and administrative departments and programs.
Work closely with Marketing and Communication to develop marketing materials for the College???s strategic enrollment management plan
Promote a student-centered campus community environment that supports the personal, social, and academic development and success of all students.
Lead the division of Enrollment Management & Student Affairs by working with Academic Affairs to help students integrate learning inside and outside the classroom.
Serve as the executive resource to the College in all matters pertaining to enrollment and student affairs with the University and other related constituencies.
Guide overall efforts to ensure compliance with all student related regulations at the federal, state and local levels.
Serving as an advocate for students and a liaison between students, faculty, and administration.
Working with members of the college community in developing, promoting, and implementing student-learning outcomes at the program and college level with consideration to the needs of our diverse student population.
Conducting campus-wide forums to introduce a dialogue, generate interest and participation in the dialogue, and provide an opportunity for inquiry regarding student-learning outcomes for co-curricular learning.
Providing mediation and conflict resolution for students; make final recommendations on Title IX investigations.
Working closely with campus security regarding student safety and wellness issues.
Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment.
Until further notice, this is a hybrid position, eligible to work remotely and work in the office.
This position is in CUNY's Executive Compensation Plan. All executive positions require a minimum of a Bachelor's degree and eight years' related experience.
Advanced degree in a related field and demonstrated experience and proven leadership in progressively responsible positions in student administration/higher education administration.
Proven experience and understanding of college student academic and co-curricular factors leading to student success, as well as the range of student life issues and concerns.
Knowledge and understanding of college student career and academic advisement principles, methods, and procedures.
Significant skill and experience working with college faculty and staff, and other offices of the College, to establish and meet all student-related goals and deadlines, including enrollment, registration, declaration of major, commencement, and transfer.
Significant skill in planning, developing, and implementing student activities and student leadership development.
Experience working with underprepared college students from diverse cultures/backgrounds, with sensitivity to their unique personal, economic and social needs.
Ability to develop and manage a multi-faceted, fast-paced, time-sensitive, and demanding student-focused and responsive operation serving both internal and external constituents.
Exceptional verbal, interpersonal communication and problem-solving skills, and ability to work and interact effectively and collaboratively, with a diverse community of learners, students, faculty and staff at the college and in a large centralized public urban university system.
Strong presentation, negotiation, conflict management, mediation, and group facilitation skills.
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
$175,000 - $185,000; Salary commensurate with education and experience.
CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: Health Plan Coverage for Employees Hired on or after October 1, 2022 City of New York employees and employees of Participating Employers and their eligible dependents hired on or after October 1, 2022 will only be eligible to enroll in the EmblemHealth HIP HMO Preferred Plan and must remain in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan for the first year (365 days) of employment.
After 365 days of employment, the employee will have the option of either remaining in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan or selecting a different health plan within 30 days before the end of the 365th day period.
If a new health plan is selected, the new plan will be effective on the 366th day.
Only after the 365th day can the employee participate in any Annual Fall Transfer Period. An employee who needs to request an exemption from the required enrollment in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan can do so by submitting a HIP HMO Opt-Out Request Form to EmblemHealth. An employee, or eligible dependent, must meet certain criteria and the request must be approved by EmblemHealth before the exemption is granted. The HIP HMO Opt-Out Request Form and HIP service area are available on the EmblemHealth website.
HOW TO APPLY
Before applying, candidates are asked to visit the Stella and Charles Guttman Community College ???Why Work at Guttman ??? Model Guttman Employee??? website (https://guttman.cuny.edu/faculty-staff/human-resources/prospective-employees/why-work-at-guttman/) to learn about the many attributes of the model employee for Guttman.
Visit www.cuny.edu, access the employment page, log in or create a new user account, and search for this vacancy using the Job ID (26204) or Title (Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs). Select "Apply Now" and provide the requested information.
In order to be considered for the position, candidates must upload as one document, by the closing date:
A cover letter that highlights your education and experience and what would make you a Model Guttman Employee
An application for this position must include an equity statement. For more information about the questions that must be addressed please visit: https://guttman.cuny.edu/faculty-staff/human-resources/prospective-employees/apply-interview/#1562783751506-67588d88-651b
Contact information for 3 professional references.
Incomplete applications will not be considered.
February 1, 2023
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The Stella and Charles Guttman Community College is the City University of New York’s newest community college in 40 years. As a very young institution, Guttman Community College requires flexibility and a broad range of skills and competencies from candidates in every position. Located in midtown Manhattan, Guttman was established with the goal of significantly improving student learning, retention and graduation, by rethinking community college education and practice. Guttman Community College is a federally-designated Hispanic Serving Institution with a culturally diverse student body drawn from across New York City. A majority of our students enroll directly out of high school. The College is committed to using a range of innovative approaches in order to achieve its goals and to improve student persistence and completion. The centerpiece of Guttman’s educational model is an integrated first-year core curriculum that builds the academic, linguistic and affective skills necessary for success in college and career. Additional features of the model include using New York City as a context for learning in and out of the classroom, the integration of academic and student support ser...vices, and the use of ePortfolios. Guttman currently offers five majors: business administration, information technology, human services, liberal arts and sciences, and urban studies, and will offer additional programs in the future. The College admitted its first cohort of 300 students in August 2012. At full capacity, Guttman will enroll 3,000 to 5,000 students. Before applying, candidates are strongly encouraged to visit the Stella and Charles Guttman Community College website (www.guttman.cuny.edu) to learn more about the new institution.