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Position: Associate Vice President - Student Services

Grade Department Position type: Position Number
E 4BA – Department not found Full-time A99038

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Vice President - Student Affairs, the Associate Vice President - Enrollment Management will provide leadership and support the University's commitment to an academic community dedicated to excellence in engaged learning, community engagement, university student experience and resource development and efficiencies.  

Essential Functions, Major Duties, and/or Accountabilities:
  • Implement UVU's comprehensive strategic enrollment management program which includes the successful collaboration between One Stop Student Service Center, Prospective Student Services, Web-Based Student Recruitment Marketing, University Marketing, Institutional Research, and Academic Affairs.
  • Direct the strategic planning of recruitment efforts to enhance UVU's image and the likelihood of enrolling highly academically prepared students.
  • Implement strategic retention programs designed to assist students in persisting to graduation.
  • Analyze enrollment and retention issues and opportunities for potential implementation at UVU.
  • Determine appropriate utilization of departmental space for professional offices and support staff.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of programs and services through quality improvement benchmarks.
  • Direct the strategic planning and implementation of quality initiatives for assigned areas of responsibility.
  • Approve program changes, updates, and modifications in the scope and nature of services.
  • Develop annual budgets and funding reallocation requests. Provide fiscal oversight and management for division budgets including grants, for assigned programs and departments.
  • Chair and serve on university and community advisory councils related to job responsibilities.
  • Collaborate with executive administration, Deans, Department Chairs, and other campus leaders to ensure quality services and programs for students and community members.
  • Seek alternative funding sources, including federal and private grants, to secure additional funding for assigned areas and programs.
  • Perform miscellaneous job related duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
  • Administrative Support IV, Grade 13, Nonexempt
  • Web Developer, Grade 32, Exempt 
  • Area Technician, Grade 34, Exempt
  • Director, Grade 43, Exempt
  • Senior Director, Grade 50, Exempt 

Special Requirements of the Position:
  • N/A


Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master, (doctorate preferred), of Educational Leadership, Public Policy, Business, Behavioral/Science, Educational Psychology, Social Work or other related field. Ten years of progressive experience including supervision or personnel, budget management and strategic planning and implementation.

  • Knowledge of administrative organization, methods of control, and organizational planning and implementation.
  • Knowledge of marketing, public relations, program assessment and evaluation, federal grant programs, extended community outreach services, and student advising.
  • Knowledge of research methods and statistical report preparation and writing.
  • Effective Human relations including communications, problem-solving, decision-making, and interviewing skills.
  • Knowledge of trends in assessment, demographics, effective recruitment and retention of adult students.
  • Knowledge of FERPA, GRAMA and other state/national laws and regulations regarding student confidentiality of data within the Student Information System (BANNER).
  • Knowledge of technology and effective strategic planning skills to integrate enterprise systems to advance Student Affairs.

This position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to the position.
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