Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management & Student Affairs - Planning, Assessment & Retention
The College at Brockport
Position Summary The Assistant Vice President (AVP) for Enrollment Management & Student Affairs (EMSA) is a senior level professional that plays a major role in coordinating, implementing and evaluating the division's strategic planning, assessment and retention initiatives. The Assistant Vice President reports directly to the Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs. As a member of the EMSA Divisional Leadership Team, this Assistant Vice President provides leadership, strategic direction and administrative oversight to a portfolio of EMSA units that includes the following: the Academic Success Center (ASC), which consists of Academic Advisement, Retention (student life-cycle programming including First Year, Second Year and Transfer Year Experience), Disability Services, and Tutoring; Career Services, Educational Opportunity Program (EOP), Residential Life/Learning Communities and Student Conduct. These units and programs are central to the student success mission of the College and the Division. This EMSA AVP will also lead divisional efforts with assessment, divisional strategic planning and work across the institution on strategic planning documentation. The AVP of EMSA serves as a leader in collaborative efforts cross-divisionally and with other areas of the University especially the Academic Affairs Division. This position contributes significantly to strategic planning and assessment, staff supervision and the development of a safe, healthy, inclusive learning environment for the college community.
Major Reponsibilities Coordination and Supervision
Provides leadership and strategic direction for a number of EMSA units including: the Academic Success Center (ASC), which consists of Academic Advisement, Retention (student life-cycle programming including First Year, Second Year and Transfer Year Experience), Disability Services, and Tutoring; Career Services, EOP, Residential Life/Learning Communities and Student Conduct. Provides direct supervision, evaluative feedback and administrative support to the reporting unit directors and indirect supervision for the unit's associate directors, assistant directors, professional staff, clerical staff, graduate students and student employees. Provides strategic oversight for onboarding and orientation of incoming students and staff. Coordinates professional development opportunities and training for EMSA personnel. Assists in providing leadership to divisional efforts related to equity, diversity, and inclusion. Provides oversight to budget development and maintenance for the reporting units. Recommends appointment of personnel for staffing.
Planning and Management
Formulates and manages long- and short-range strategies designed to help establish and achieve EMSA Divisional goals in support of the institutional strategic plan. Collaborates with institutional research, the ASC and EOP in building our business intelligence regarding retention cohorts and retention interventions. Builds a comprehensive student support program and improve student educational outcomes through retention initiatives including life-cycle programming, intervention strategies and intentional engaged learning opportunities (HIPs and CHIPs). Plans and implements change management processes including workflow, systems, and training to ensure successful business transformation. Works in concert with Institutional Technology to increase the use of technology to support EMSA initiatives and strategic planning. Provides oversight and problem-solving skills for the Student Conduct process.
Data Mining, Research and Analysis
Develop and coordinate with Institutional Research an integrated data and information flow model for retention. Assess effectiveness of long-and short-range plans designed to achieve institutional retention goals. Continue to develop and improve business intelligence dashboards for retention analysis. Review in-coming high school and transfer student factors to create retention cohorts. Analyze, interpret and create a reporting mechanism for retention data that allows for timely intervention for micro-populations. Utilize and collaborate with IR to synthesize NSSE and SOS Data to inform divisional goal setting and improve outcomes. Support the cross divisional collaboration to ensure a robust First Destination Survey.
Assessment and Compliance
Provide leadership to divisional efforts related to assessment and annual reporting for all EMSA units. Guide practices, for reporting EMSA units, that are compliant with all regulatory practices. Develop knowledge and ensure compliance with federal and state law, college policies and union contracts. Provide divisional leadership in risk management for reporting units, for emergency operations and on-going compliance efforts. Update Student Code of Conduct and processes as needed or required by law. Assist on Title IX Appeal Panels and as a Conduct Appeal Officer
Serve on divisional and college-wide committees. Serve as a member of the divisional leadership team and represent the Vice President of EMSA when the VP is away from campus. Serve on Town/Gown committee. Provide service to non-profit groups. Attend, as a M/C representative, meetings, town halls, celebrations and dinners.
A master's degree or higher in college student personnel administration, higher education administration, or related field from a regionally accredited college or university. Demonstrated experience in higher education equal to director level or above. Demonstrated experience in supervising professional employees. Demonstrated experience in budget planning and oversight. Demonstrated experience in creating more effective and efficient work processes. Demonstrated experience working effectively with diverse populations in a higher education setting. Progressively responsible leadership experience in enrollment management focused on retention at a college or university. Demonstrated experience in statistics, research and assessment. Demonstrated experience working with data to make evidence-based decisions and recommend improvements in programs and policy. Demonstrated experience in report writing. Demonstrated experience in presenting information to faculty, staff, students and families of our students. Demonstrated experience in managing Student Conduct processes. Demonstrated experience in Title IX and higher education compliance. Experience in problem-solving complex student issues especially in a residential campus setting. Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws impacting campus policies and compliance expectations affecting enrollment management and student affairs.
Terminal degree (PhD, EdD or JD) from a regionally accredited college or university. Experience with state-of-art approaches to strategic retention of diverse populations. Experience working in and managing employees in a collective bargaining environment. Demonstrated experience in risk management especially on a residential campus. Demonstrated experience in guiding assessment, CAS review and annual reporting. Experience with technology usage including enterprise level and desktop tools deployed to improve enrollment management and student affairs services.
Department Description The Division of Enrollment Management & Student Affairs advances learning and community through a rich array of essential services, engagement opportunities and programs to prepare students to become their best selves and create meaningful lives.
The College The College at Brockport, State University of New York, serves a diverse student body of over 7,100 undergraduate and 1,100 graduate students enrolled in 50 undergraduate majors and more than 50 masters' programs, teacher certification programs and advanced graduate certificates supported by more than 750 instructional faculty and professional staff. The College is an inclusive learning community that inspires excellence through growth, engagement, and transformation. Located in western New York, the College benefits from a small town atmosphere located near major metropolitan cities; 16 miles west of Rochester, 45 miles east of Buffalo, and 140 miles from Toronto.
Salary and Benefits Competitive salary commensurate with experience. We offer an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurances, retirement, and generous paid time off.
Application Instructions Interested candidates should apply online at jobs.brockport.edu and submit a cover letter, resume and the names, addresses and phone number of three professional references. Review of application materials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
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Founded in 1835, The College at Brockport is a nationally recognized comprehensive public college focused on student success. We are proud of our academic quality and exceptional value. Our 464-acre campus has 67 buildings occupying about one-quarter of the campus, with rolling grassy fields and wooded land. Each year, The College at Brockport awards approximately 25 percent of all bachelor's degrees in the Rochester area, with many alumni staying in Rochester to work or attend graduate school. Our alumni serve in leadership roles in business, government, public safety, health care, the arts, sciences and education.