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Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs (Revised posting)

Position Deleted on 2/21/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Hammond, IN
  • Executive - Other Executive
  • Admin - Admissions and Enrollment
  • Admin - Student Affairs and Services
Full Time
Purdue University Calumet invites applications and nominations for an innovative, energetic and dynamic leader in the position of Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs, who reports to the Chancellor and serves as a member of the senior leadership team of the University. This newly created position is the result of a reorganization in which the Vice Chancellor will provide strategic leadership and oversight for student affairs and enrollment services, utilizing industry standards and best practices, and will develop, coordinate and execute enrollment strategies to attract, enroll and retain students at Purdue University Calumet. The Vice Chancellor will have the responsibility for managing and overseeing all offices within Student Affairs as well as the Office of Recruitment and Admissions, Office of Financial Aid, Office of Student Accounts, and the Office of Registration. The Vice Chancellor will provide strategic leadership and oversight for the development, coordination, and implementation of services and programs for student development and student leadership to aid in the holistic development of students.

Purdue University Calumet is a comprehensive university with a student enrollment of approximately 10,000 students. The University offers over 40 undergraduate and 12 graduate fields of study and is internationally known for its quality of service and education. Purdue Calumet offers many different educational options such as certificate, baccalaureate and master's degree programs. Purdue University Calumet is a regional campus ideally located in Indiana's northwest business corridor and is 25 miles from Chicago (three miles from the Illinois border), which allows faculty and students the opportunity to apply practical applications to their studies. The University has two locations: Hammond (main campus) and Merrillville (Purdue Calumet Academic Learning Center).
The Enrollment Services area provides strategic leadership in recruitment, admissions, financial aid, student accounts, new student assessment and testing, national testing, student records, and academic scheduling. The area brings vision, energy, focus and exceptional execution to all enrollment matters, working collaboratively across the University's administrative team to build the strongest possible institution.

Student Affairs, which includes among its services counseling, health services, student activities, and residence life, provides leadership for student development and learning outside the classroom in co-curricular activities and holistic personal development services for students. Student Affairs recognizes its role in student development, student leadership and retention and works with other departments and divisions across campus to build the strongest possible institution.

The qualifications include a master's degree required; a terminal degree preferred, five years of senior level administration experience in higher education, to include experience in enrollment management and overseeing multiple student affairs' departments including housing. Experience must include demonstrated skill in leadership of strategic and fiscal planning, management, supervision and oversight of multiple and varied departments in higher education, plus a broad understanding of higher education policies and procedures. Highly desired is experience working with student information systems and culturally diverse populations.

Confidential applications and nominations will be accepted until the position is filled. Candidate screening will begin immediately. For best consideration, applications and nominations should be provided by February 20, 2013. An application will include a letter describing relevant experiences and interest in the position; current curriculum vitae; and the names of five references with titles, mailing addresses, business/home telephone numbers and email addresses. Individuals who wish to nominate a candidate should submit a letter of nomination, including the name, position, address, telephone number and email address of the nominee. Greenwood/Asher & Associates, an executive search firm, is assisting Purdue University Calumet in the search.

Applications and letters of nominations should be submitted to:

Jan Greenwood, Betty Turner Asher, Partners
Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc.
Purdue University Calumet- Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs
42 Business Centre Drive, Suite 206
Miramar Beach, Florida 32550
Phone: 850-650-2277 / Fax: 850-650-2272

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Purdue University Calumet is an equal access/equal opportunity, affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.
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