UW Oshkosh seeks an accomplished, collaborative, innovative and entrepreneurial leader who will serve as the chief enrollment officer of the university, while partnering with the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs to implement a progressive and evolving strategy for recruiting and retaining students. The Assistant Vice Chancellor – Enrollment Management must possess the experience, skills and drive required to lead the future of enrollment services at all three campuses of UW Oshkosh, while exemplifying the character and qualities expected in a highly visible and trusted university leader.
With its more than 145-year history, UW Oshkosh is a regional public institution of higher education and one of 11 comprehensive universities in the highly respected University of Wisconsin System. As part of the UW System restructuring, UW-Oshkosh joined with neighboring UW-Fond du Lac and UW-Fox Valley on July 1, 2018, to form one university with three distinct campuses and expanded access to higher education in the region. Working groups and departments continue to be engaged as the restructure continues.
UW Oshkosh, UW-Fond du Lac and UW-Fox Valley have a unique advantage driven by their location in the highly populated northeast Wisconsin region. The region affords limitless opportunities for internships, employment, community service and research for students. The city of Oshkosh offers an urban setting with many amenities, making it a great place to live, work and play.
UW Oshkosh serves more than 15,800 students with a workforce of more than 1,850 employees on the three campuses. UW Oshkosh is a research-enhanced comprehensive university recognized as a national leader in sustainability. UW-Fond du Lac and UW-Fox Valley students can earn the Associate of Arts and Sciences Degree (AAS), fulfilling University of Wisconsin System-wide general education guidelines. Graduates from UW-Fond du Lac and UW-Fox Valley can continue on to a bachelor’s degree program seamlessly on the Oshkosh campus and have guaranteed transfer admission to all institutions in the UW System.
The AVC-EM will be a highly motivated, energetic leader who is able to inspire staff and collegially collaborate with faculty and administrative leadership. While it is not necessary that the next AVC-EM have managerial experience in all areas reporting to them it is expected that the candidate will have leadership experience in at least one of the primary areas: Undergraduate Admissions, Career and Professional Development or Financial Aid. While a degree in a specific field is not required, it is expected that a candidate will possess a degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning. As this position represents a university, an advanced degree is highly desired.
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Applications received by April 26, 2019, are ensured full consideration. Applications received after that date may be given consideration at the discretion of the search committee. Application materials will be evaluated and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Incomplete and/or late application materials may not receive consideration.
Application materials must include a letter of interest that responds to the Major Considerations, Ongoing Opportunities and Challenges and the Qualifications and Qualities sections of this profile, a current CV or resume, and names and contact information (telephone and email) for five references, none of whom will be contacted until a later stage of the search or without the formal permission of the candidate. Applications should be submitted electronically in Word or PDF format to UWOAVCEM@agbsearch.com. All applications and nominations will be considered highly confidential.
Dr. Richard A. Wueste is assisting with this search. Nominators and prospective candidates may contact Dr. Wueste at email@example.com or at (540) 431-5131.