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Assistant Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management

Position Deleted on 4/13/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Hammond, IN
  • Executive - Other Executive
  • Admin - Admissions and Enrollment
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
Full Time
Purdue University Calumet, located in Hammond, Indiana, seeks an experienced and successful enrollment manager with a proven track record growing and shaping new undergraduate student enrollment using best practices in marketing, admissions, and financial aid. Reporting to the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management, the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management is a key member of the Enrollment Leadership Team and responsible for providing vision, strong leadership, and strategic direction to two direct reports and their staffs: Director of Student Financial Services (financial aid and student accounts)and Registrar. This new position is responsible for leading the annual enrollment planning process to formulate and implement strategies that support the University's new undergraduate student enrollment goals. The AVC for Enrollment Management will assume a lead role in developing the University's multi-year strategic enrollment plan.

The ideal candidate will come prepared to serve as an agent for change in a complex organization that is part of the Purdue University System comprised of Purdue University in West Lafayette, two regional campuses in Hammond and Westville, and three campuses jointly operated by Purdue University and Indiana University. The Assistant Vice Chancellor must work effectively and collaboratively with colleagues, faculty, staff, and other administrators throughout the System. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and ability.

Purdue Calumet ( serves a diverse student population of approximately 9,800 students. More than half of the students enrolled receive some form of financial aid. The PUC campus is located three miles from the Illinois border and just 25 miles from downtown Chicago, affording easy access to the cultural, entertainment, and recreational opportunities offered by a world-class city and beautiful Lake Michigan. Its students are transformed by the University's commitment to experiential learning and by the relationships they form with caring and qualified faculty.

  • Master's degree or higher
  • Must have seven or more years of experience successfully managing and mentoring staff
  • Must possess an understanding of higher education marketing and branding and how to build and shape an inquiry pool
  • Must have experience selecting and implementing a CRM
  • Must have demonstrated success implementing best practices in student recruitment
  • Must have experience with using financial aid and scholarships to support new student enrollment goals
  • Must possess strong interpersonal communication and presentation skills
  • Must use data and information effectively in planning and decision-making
  • Must demonstrate a strong commitment to student diversity
  • Extensive experience with BANNER, BANNER implementation and other computer software that interfaces with BANNER

Check out our excellent benefit package at !

FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible For Overtime)
Retirement Eligibility: Fidelity Contribution Immediately

All offers of employment will be made contingent upon the results of the background check.

Review of online applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Interested candidates must complete an online application at and provide a current resume, a letter of application summarizing their qualifications and stating why they wish to be considered for the position, and contact information for three or more professional references. Purdue also offers a very generous benefit package that can be reviewed by visiting

Tom Williams of Williams & Company ( is assisting with this search. Candidates may contact him directly at or (303) 902-7250.
Purdue University Calumet is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.
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