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VP for Enrollment Management and Student Success

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Department: VP for Enrollment Management and Student Success
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Salary Staff
Categories: Enrollment Services
Status: Full Time
Temporary: No

Job Title: VP for Enrollment Management and Student Success
Job Summary:


The Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Success serves as the University’s chief enrollment and retention officer responsible for leading initiatives across the full student lifecycle, from recruitment through graduation and beyond, while optimizing University resources. The position leads the development and execution of Miami’s strategic enrollment and student success plan, which includes recruitment, admission, student registration, institutional aid, student accounts, and other retention initiatives that directly support academic success, student satisfaction, and increase student success post-graduation.

The Division of Enrollment Management and Student Success includes 150 staff members and nine direct reports to the Vice President. The Vice President manages an operating budget of $14 million and financial aid budget of approximately $300 million.


Duties/Physical Demands:

Lead the University's strategic undergraduate and graduate enrollment planning and execution efforts. Advise trustees, the President, the Provost, CFO, deans, and the broader University community about key issues and trade-offs related to student access, affordability, market position, net tuition revenue, quality, and composition and diversity of the enrolling class.

Lead a best practice and research-based student success organization that provides leadership, oversight, and coordination of student initiatives across the University that result in increased student satisfaction, persistence, and graduation rates. Enhance and expand internship and employment opportunities pre- and post-graduation.

Collaborate with leaders across campus to develop and implement the University's strategic recruitment, academic retention, and career success efforts for diverse students. Contribute to and support the University's ongoing efforts to become a fully inclusive and diverse community.

Ensure high-quality, student-centered services that are inclusive, efficient, effective, compliant, and advance student success and support the broader University community.

Represent the Division of Enrollment Management and Student Success at the President's Executive Cabinet (PEC) and Council of Academic Deans (COAD), in addition to serving as the co-chair for the University's Student Success Committee.

Participate in strategic planning for Miami University and participate as an active member of Miami's leadership/administration.


Minimum Qualifications:

A record of substantial, successful leadership within higher education.

An earned bachelors’ degree.

A career progression that has prepared them for a position of this scope, complexity, and scale.


Desired Qualifications:

Inclusive excellence: a commitment to inclusive excellence and ability to ensure a welcoming, nurturing, and equitable environment for a diverse community of faculty, staff, and students and a track record of leadership in this arena.

Budget and financial management: exceptional budgetary and financial management skills.

Analytical capacity: strong quantitative skills; the ability to produce forward-looking, transparent strategic plans and budgets that link expenditures to outcomes; capacity to assess the effectiveness of how recruitment and financial aid funds are employed to achieve enrollment and student success goals; and willingness to engage in a continuous dialogue about enrollment and student success and other areas with the President and senior leadership.

Communication and collaboration: the ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with the many constituencies whose contributions are required for the success of the University, including but not limited to, faculty, administrators, staff, students, Board members, alumni, parents, and community partners.

Leadership: the ability to set high standards for staff and willingness to communicate those standards with exceptional clarity.

Creativity: creativity, an entrepreneurial spirit, and the ability to bring new ideas to fruition in a timely fashion.

Personal qualities: high integrity and superb judgment and an ability to exemplify fairness, empathy, and responsiveness; credibility and trustworthiness, with a capacity to set high standards and empower others; and an ability to lead a community with compassion and sensitivity through a time of significant change.

Advanced degree: an advanced degree is valued.


Special Instructions to Applicants:

Miami University is being assisted in the search by WittKieffer, for additional information please contact:

Amy Crutchfield or Randi Miller


Diversity Statement:

Miami University is committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, research, and working environment for all.

For more information on Miami University’s diversity initiatives, please visit the Office of Institutional Diversity & Inclusion webpage. For more information on Miami University’s mission and core values, please visit the Mission and Core Values webpage.

EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:
Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.
As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at:, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223.
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A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact or (513) 529-3560.

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