ALBANY STATE UNIVERSITY
ANNOUNCEMENT OF VACANCY
VICE PRESIDENT FOR ENROLLMENT MANAGEMENT AND STUDENT AFFAIRS
Albany State University invites nominations and applications for the position of Vice President for Enrollment Management
and Student Affairs. The anticipated starting date is on or before July 1, 2010. The salary is competitive.
RESPONSIBILITIES: The Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs (VPEMSA) reports directly to the
President and serves as the principal administrator in non-academic student affairs and services matters. The VPEMSA will
develop and execute well-planned strategies and tactics to shape the institution's enrollment goals by promoting the
University in regional, state, national, and international markets; recruiting and admitting new undergraduate students;
enrolling, registering, aiding, and retaining students; and providing smart, efficient and service-oriented processes to guide
students through the enrollment pathway from recruitment to commencement.
The VPEMSA is accountable for providing guidance and administrative leadership in an increasingly technology based
environment and to strategically use technology tools to improve and enhance enrollment management and student affairs.
Areas of responsibility are Enrollment Management collaborations, Recruitment and Admissions, Student Health Services,
Police Department, Student Life (Judicial Programs and Leadership ASU), Student Activities, Counseling, Testing, and
Disability Services, Orientation, and Housing and Residence Life. The primary responsibilities of the position include: directs
a unit which consists of a combined work force of 65+ employees; performs leadership activities for the Student Affairs area
that support the mission of the university; develops and administers the annual operating budget for Enrollment
Management & Student Affairs; advises the president on issues at the university, the University System and higher education
issues applicable to the university program; creates a work environment to foster positive employee relations, efficient and
effective deployment of human resources and utilizes professionally sound personnel management techniques.
QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates for the position must possess a master’s degree, with an earned terminal degree preferred.
S/he will also demonstrate strong evidence of sophisticated marketing expertise that produces results, and will possess an
advanced understanding of identifying and tracking key performance indicators to effect enrollment strategies and decisions.
The successful candidate will have exceptional communications skills, writing proficiency, and seasoned public
speaking/presentation skills. S/he will have embraced the application of all current technologies to achieve goals in
recruitment, outreach, admissions, early alert monitoring and coordination to support various academic success initiatives.
S/he must possess strong technology grounding and significant experience in use of the Banner Student Information System
is required; applicant tracking, enrollment projections, admissions, and student services and significant current experience in
a wide array of student affairs administration, including progressive levels of responsibility and expertise in student support
services; strategic planning; human, fiscal, and space resource planning, allocation, and management; crisis management
and a demonstrated record of and commitment to promoting equal opportunity and diversity among students, faculty, and
staff; seven years or more of experience in these areas is preferred. Personal attributes should include excellent
interpersonal, problem-solving, and public-speaking skills; a commitment to holistic learning and authentic partnerships
between student and academic affairs and other members of the campus community to create programs that provide
positive learning experiences for students in and out of the classroom; the ability to maintain collaborative working
relationships with many constituencies; flexibility; energy; and creativity.
THE UNIVERSITY: Albany State University is a fully accredited senior unit of the University System of Georgia. Employees
receive all benefits provided by the University System, including hospital and major medical insurance, group life insurance
and participation in the Georgia Teachers Retirement System, Optional Retirement Plan and Social Security. Additional
information may be found on the ASU Web page at www.asurams.edu.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Current federal law requires identification and eligibility verification prior to employment. Only
U.S. citizens and aliens authorized to work in the United States may be employed. Applicants should submit a cover letter of
application, resume, the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three to five references, and a one-page statement of
professional philosophy. The review of applications will begin May 3, 2010, and continue until the position is filled.
Applications, nominations, and inquires should be directed to:
Mr. Steve Grant
Director of Human Resources Management
Albany State University
Albany, Georgia 31705
Phone: (229) 430-4623
Fax: (229) 430-2867