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Associate Vice Chancellor of Strategic Enrollment Management

Seattle Colleges
Job Location:
Academic Vice Presidents and Provosts

Opportunity Description

Seattle Colleges is hiring an Associate Vice Chancellor of Strategic Enrollment Management in the Office of the Chancellor.

Salary Range for this position is $126,196.00 to $174,271.00, annually.

Initial review of application materials will begin on January 1, 2024.

Position Summary

Seattle Colleges is hiring an inaugural Associate Vice Chancellor for Strategic Enrollment Management. Under the supervision of the Chancellor this role serves as the key leader to execute and grow a fully collaborative model that maximizes the quality and effectiveness of the Seattle Colleges enrollment functions and initiatives. Within the districtwide strategic plan, develops and implements a strategy that centers on the improvement, development, and expansion of strategic enrollment management efforts across the 3 colleges and various college sites.

This position supervises program leader positions related to backend districtwide enrollment functions.

About Us

We are a district of three distinct colleges-North Seattle College, Seattle Central College, and South Seattle College-and five specialty training centers. Which makes us the largest and most diverse community college district in the state of Washington, we are leaders in change and innovation.

Seattle Colleges is committed to recruiting dedicated faculty and employees who together create a welcoming academic climate that reflects the diverse backgrounds of our community, including ethnicity, national origin, religion, race, gender, gender identity, age, status as a veteran or disabled veteran, disability, political status, and sexual orientation.

As a Seattle Colleges employee, you will gain access to a great benefits package including:

  • Competitive Pay Rates
  • Promotional Opportunities
  • Great Medical, Dental, and Retirement plans
  • Paid Sick and Vacation Leave
  • Transportation benefits
  • Tuition Waivers
  • PEBB Wellness Plan
  • Washington State Employee Assistance Programs (EAP)

Seattle Colleges staff and faculty also enjoy professional development opportunities and enrichment experiences in areas of their choice, including committee, workgroup, and affinity group opportunities.

Application Procedures:

  • Attach current Resume
  • Attach cover letter addressing how your background intersects with the job
  • Attach 1000-word maximum response to supplemental question:
    • "How can Strategic Enrollment Management (SEM) strategies and approaches be utilized to advance college equity goals and values?"

Required application materials must be completed and submitted online

Notice to Applicants:
Please note that Seattle Colleges has moved to holding interviews virtually using video conference options such as Zoom or Teams. As such, if you are selected for an interview, please be prepared to hold your interview virtually.

What you will be working on:

  • As a member of the Chancellor's Executive Cabinet, the Associate Vice Chancellor provides data informed guidance related to enrollment services across the district.
  • Develop Seattle Colleges' overall strategic enrollment management (SEM) plan. The SEM plan, using student centered approach, will evaluate community needs and Seattle Colleges' organizational strengths to identify opportunities for future growth for each college and the district overall.
  • Lead and direct the districtwide enrollment functions, processes, and procedures, as they relate to admissions, financial aid, and registration.
  • Evaluate and measure process and procedures from students applied to students enrolled. And, subsequently, provide recommendations to presidents and chancellor on areas for improvement especially resources and organizational structure.
  • Organize and facilitate current and future SEM-related committees corresponding to strategic enrollment, retention, and completion efforts.  This includes, but is not limited to, Guided Pathways, Strategic Enrollment and Equity Management, and the Re-engineering Enrollment Taskforce.
  • Aligns enrollment strategy with EDI (Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion) strategies to ensure all related efforts contribute to becoming an anti-racist/anti-biased organization while revising systems, processes, and practices to disrupt inequitable outcomes.
  • Develop and foster collaborative relationships with other executive leaders (including presidents) and district or college units to support SEM-supportive strategies.
  • Utilize effective budget management to oversee assigned college or grant budgets.

Performs other duties as assigned.

What you bring as a candidate: (Any Equivalent Combination of Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education and Experience)

  • Master's degree
  • Senior level experience in enrollment management, admissions and registration or other Student Services systems, or related area
  • Five years of progressively responsible leadership experience in Higher Education
  • Student-centered leadership orientation to foster program improvement, development and evaluation
  • Experience leading large strategic initiiatives
  • Experience planning and managing college- or institution-wide projects
  • Experience in successful budget development and management
  • Demonstrated experience leading in a diverse environment and achieving outcomes that eliminate or reduce bias
  • Knowledge of Strategic Enrollment Management
  • Ability to work as a collaborator leading high profile strategic enrollment program initiatives with diverse stakeholders
  • Knowledge of Higher Education regulations/legislation and accreditation requirements, including academic programming and related policy
  • Knowledge of or Experience with multi-college, multi-campus community college district environment
  • Knowledge of best practices in data utilization for strategic planning and decision-making
  • Ability to utilize computer technology to access data and communicate data findings
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others in a large, diverse and complex educational organization in a shared governance environment
  • Ability to manage people and issues and to make and communicate decisions effectively and in a timely manner
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills in coalition- and consensus-building with colleagues and stakeholders

Physical Demands and Disability Accommodation

Persons with disabilities have the right to reasonable accommodation in all aspects of employment with Seattle Colleges. This includes, but is not limited to, recruitment, application, interviewing, hiring, training, termination, conditions of employment, and any other employer-supported activities. Applicants requesting accommodation should contact Human Resources.

Seattle Colleges follows the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and provides the following information as a guideline for applicants:

  • Ability to operate office equipment, receive and interpret data, and prepare various materials
  • Ability to exchange information with supervisor, lead, co-workers, and students
  • Ability to provide 1:1 support, present to small groups, and work at a computer exercising repetitive hand motion
  • Work is performed primarily in office settings with frequent interruptions and encounters noises typical of these settings  

Notice of Non-Discrimination Statement

Seattle Colleges is committed to the concept and practice of equal opportunity for all its students, employees, and applicants in education, employment, services and contracts, and does not discriminate on the basis of race or ethnicity, color, age, national origin, religion, creed, marital status, sex, pregnancy, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, status as an honorably discharged veteran or disabled veteran or military status, political affiliation or belief, citizenship/status as a lawfully admitted immigrant authorized to work in the United States, or presence of any physical, sensory, or mental disability. In addition, reasonable accommodation will be made for known physical or mental limitations for all otherwise qualified persons with disabilities. Further, the Seattle Colleges is committed to ensure that all employees and students work and learn in an environment that fosters mutual respect and professionalism, free from all forms of "bullying" behaviors, including "cyberbullying."

Inquiries regarding compliance and/or grievance procedures may be directed to the Director of Legal Compliance.

Background Check Statement

Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position. In addition to the background check, candidates will complete Sexual Misconduct Disclosure Form WA HB 2327 as required.

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