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DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY OF THE HOLY SPIRIT
VICE PRESIDENT FOR ENROLLMENT MANAGEMENT
“Education for the Mind, Heart and Spirit”
Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania invites nominations and applications for the position of Vice President for Enrollment Management. The Vice President for Enrollment Management provides leadership for the enrollment management division of the University. This position is responsible for the identification, development, and support of strategies and initiatives that facilitate the capacity of the University to meet and exceed its enrollment goals. Duquesne seeks an experienced, energetic, authentic, and innovative leader with proven success in strategic enrollment management and a deep and abiding commitment to the University’s mission and values.
Duquesne offers candidates for the position a distinctive Catholic identity and Spiritan mission, nationally-recognized academic programs, a strong financial position, a beautiful urban campus, an entrepreneurial approach to new curricular and co-curricular development, a talented and committed community, a close connection to one of the most dynamic cities in the country, and an exceptional record of service to the world. Duquesne’s solid institutional foundation, coupled with its impressive momentum, characterize an outstanding leadership opportunity.
This private institution with a current total enrollment of approximately 9,300 students (about 6,000 undergraduate and 3,300 graduate and professional students) educates traditional and non-traditional students through small classes, innovative instruction, and rigorous coursework. Through its nine schools (McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts, Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences, Palumbo-Donahue School of Business, Mary Pappert School of Music, School of Education, School of Nursing, Rangos School of Health Sciences, School of Law, and School of Pharmacy), the University offers degree programs at the baccalaureate, professional, master’s and doctoral levels while also supporting an ambitious research profile. Duquesne has also recently announced that it will be opening the Duquesne University College of Osteopathic Medicine, due to enroll its first class in 2023.
Duquesne is situated on the Bluff overlooking the heart of Pittsburgh, a vibrant metropolitan region of 2.3 million people that has been recognized world-wide as home to extraordinary academic medical centers, hospital systems, and outstanding institutions of higher education. The campus is a short walk from downtown and only 30 minutes from the Pittsburgh International Airport. For more information on Pittsburgh, please see www.visitpittsburgh.com and vibrantpittsburgh.org.
The Vice President for Enrollment Management must be a dynamic, experienced, and confident leader with a proven track record of developing and implementing University-wide enrollment management plans. The Vice President will be appointed by President Kenneth Gormley, reports to Provost David Dausey, and has a dotted reporting line to President Gormley. The Vice President oversees the areas of Undergraduate Admissions, Graduate Enrollment Services, Financial Aid, Enrollment Research and Systems, Enrollment Marketing & Communication, and the Office for Military and Veteran Students. The Vice President oversees nine direct reports and 50 full-time employees and directs an annual operating budget of $6 million and a financial aid budget of $107 million.
The Vice President will be expected to address the following challenges and opportunities: developing and executing a comprehensive enrollment management plan appropriate to Duquesne’s mission and strategic direction; leveraging the talents and resources of the enrollment management team and campus partners in a University-wide effort to attract and retain Duquesne students; continuing the use of data-informed decision making to inform the University’s enrollment strategies and financial aid leveraging; and communicating the mission and value of a Duquesne University education to a wide range of constituents while raising the brand-awareness of Duquesne nationally.
The successful candidate will have ten or more years of progressive responsibility in enrollment management. A minimum of a master’s degree is required. Though the Vice President need not be Catholic, she or he is expected to be committed to the University’s mission, which includes “serving God by serving students,” and to support and contribute to this mission. Detailed information about the position, leadership agenda, and application process are available in the search profile at https://assets.storbeckpimentel.com/files/resources/duquesne-vpenrollment-pd.pdf
The Search Committee will begin reviewing candidates immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applications should include a letter of candidacy that responds to the agenda for leadership and the desired attributes for the Vice President for Enrollment Management and a complete résumé or vita. For best consideration, all applications, nominations, and confidential inquiries should be sent as soon as possible to:
Ms. Julie E. Tea, Partner
Julie Williams-Krishnan, Senior Associate
Storbeck/Pimentel & Associates
Duquesne University was founded in 1878 by its sponsoring religious community, the Congregation of the Holy Spirit. Duquesne University is Catholic in its mission and ecumenical in spirit. Motivated by its Catholic identity, Duquesne values equality of opportunity both as an educational institution and as an employer.