St. Augustine College hires the most qualified candidates without regard to any person’s race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, military discharge status or economic background.
About St. Augustine College: St. Augustine College (SAC) is an independent Latino institution of higher education in Chicago, dedicated to providing innovative education and workforce development training through a unique, supportive learning environment, making higher education and its benefits accessible to a diverse student population, leading to social and economic mobility. St. Augustine College takes pride in being a mission-driven, open admission, student-centered higher education institution that values bilingualism, student success, diversity, inclusion, innovation, intellectual growth, professional development, teamwork, and accountability.
St. Augustine College changes lives. St. Augustine College ranks No. 1 out of 103 Colleges in Illinois – and No. 61 among the country’s 2,137 Colleges – in raising their students’ incomes by two levels, according to the study “Highest Upward Mobility Rate Colleges,” published by the New York Times. This is a very significant indicator of the impact the makes in changing the lives of its students.
Opportunity: St. Augustine College seeks an experienced, innovative, dynamic, strategic, data-driven, mission-driven, collaborative leader to serve as the Vice President for Enrollment Management and Marketing to implement a comprehensive enrollment infrastructure.
St. Augustine College is in a very exciting point in its history. The Vice President will join the College during a time of radical rearchitecting to find new, significant, and sustainable business practices. The Vice President will serve on the President’s Cabinet and report directly to the President, and work to expand the College’s educational opportunities to Chicago area students and beyond. As a visible leader of the College, the Vice President will have a tremendous opportunity to make a significant impact on the College by establishing a data-driven enrollment strategy. The Vice President will be responsible for the entire cycle of student recruitment, enrollment, retention, and student success.
The Vice President will have an opportunity to create an enrollment team of professionals, incorporate best practices through the use of data analytics to provide leadership for undergraduate Admissions, Marketing, Financial Aid, Registrar, and promote a shared commitment across the faculty, senior leadership, and staff to enroll, retain, and grow a robust student body.
The candidate will demonstrate evidence-based success in full-life cycle student enrollment management and analytical decision-making in higher-education, preferably in an urban setting, focused on excellence, entrepreneurship, and economic growth. The candidate will drive the implementation of creative systems and data-driven enrollment management plans to maximize goals. Deep experience with the strategic leveraging of financial aid awards to maximize enrollment results is also preferred. The personal values of compassion, kindness, fearlessness, and an ownership mentality are essential.
Qualifications and Expectations: A master’s degree is required; other terminal degree is preferred. Significant experience with enrollment management and marketing in the higher-education field is strongly preferred.
This position will be based out of St. Augustine College’s main campus in Chicago. The expectation for this position is that it will require a minimum of 40 hours per week. A minimal amount of travel will be required primarily to St. Augustine College’s satellite campus or other local or regional locations for events related to the performance of this position. The ability to effectively communicate in English and Spanish is preferred.
Additional information about St. Augustine College, including the full leadership profile, is found at www.staugustine.edu. Inquiries, nominations, referrals, and applications are invited. Electronic submission of materials is required, and submissions should include three separate documents: (1) resume or curriculum vitae, (2) letter that addresses the responsibilities and requirements described in the leadership profile, (3) names and contact information of five references. Please note that references will not be contacted without approval of candidates. The three materials should be sent electronically via email to Nancy Ocampo at firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of submissions will begin immediately. Position will remain open until it is filled. For fullest consideration, application materials should be received by October 15, 2018.
St. Augustine values inclusivity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of their race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, marital status, disability or genetic information, or any other status protected by law.