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Associate Vice Chancellor, Enrollment Management

Dallas College
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Dallas College

Associate Vice Chancellor, Enrollment Management

Academic Career & Executive Search is pleased to assist Dallas College in its search for Associate Vice Chancellor, Enrollment Management. 

For full consideration, please apply by March 8th.

This outstanding opportunity awaits a dynamic results-driven and motivated change agent to serve in this critical role as the next Associate Vice Chancellor, Enrollment Management. Experiencing significant growth, Dallas College achieved a 4% increase in enrollment last year and is on target to achieve the same 4% increase this year. Spring enrollment will surpass 130,000 across their seven campuses, as well as their additional satellite locations. Riding on this upward trajectory and momentum, the ideal candidate joins a stellar team already in full swing, motivated and dedicated to setting new benchmarks for continued process improvement and ensuring an exceptional student experience at every step. The next Associate Vice Chancellor will lead in creating and managing a comprehensive and robust enrollment management strategy for Dallas College.

This position reports to Vice Chancellor, Student Success.


  • Is responsible for creating, leading, and managing a comprehensive enrollment management strategy that incorporates best practices in recruitment, admissions, records, registration, and financial aid.
  • Provides leadership in the development and implementation of a comprehensive enrollment management plan for Dallas College.
  • This role contributes to the development of effective policies and procedures related to student enrollment and enrollment-related functions


  • Responsible for developing, implementing, and overseeing the execution of a multi-year and annual comprehensive enrollment plan
  • Develop annual admissions and financial aid forecasts, predictive models, and budgets; build, lead and motivate the appropriate teams to ensure that enrollment goals are met
  • Identify target audiences, establish enrollment goals, and develop and execute effective enrollment management plans designed to attract students
  • Develop and implement an integrated marketing and communication plan in partnership with Marketing on print and electronic recruiting collateral, using research- based decisions on message and delivery mediums
  • Develop and use existing and emerging technologies to communicate and build relationships with students, families, and secondary school leadership
  • Plan, implement, monitor, and evaluate the specific programs, services and functions designed to meet Dallas College objectives related to enrollment management and optimizing net tuition revenue
  • Evaluate and improve the practices of the student enrollment experience, including timely, effective, and positive engagement with students and families throughout the entirety of their experiences with admissions, financial aid, and registration
  • Manage the Welcome Center
  • Assist in admissions, onboarding, and course registration
  • Outreach and recruitment for new students
  • Oversee prior learning assessments
  • Oversee Financial Aid
  • Completes required Dallas College Professional Development training hours per academic year.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Proven success in enrollment management strategy
    • Demonstrated experience reflecting a successful record of leadership, strategic planning, implementation and goal attainment
    • Capacity to lead and manage recruiting strategies, achieve enrollment goals and strengthen yield
    • A deep understanding of how to leverage scholarships and financial aid
    • Brings a new and innovative approach to building a comprehensive enrollment strategy that takes into account the long-term demographic changes confronting higher education
    • Insight to expanding creative recruitment strategies to engage students across local, national and international markets.
  • Creative approach to problem solving
    • Strong critical/logical thinking skills
    • Brings new and innovative approaches to solving challenges and addressing opportunities
    • Ability to anticipate the impact/downstream effects of ideas before implementation and to propose solutions that are operationally sustainable
  • Analytically and technologically savvy
    • A keen understanding of enrollment systems, emerging technologies and digital media strategies related to recruitment and financial aid
    • Aptitude for harnessing data to inform analysis, assess processes, develop goals and metrics, drive strategy, and hold individuals, offices and the institution accountable for progress
  • Data-informed decision making
    • An understanding of and appreciation for the important role data plays in enrollment, analysis and predictive modeling
    • Demonstrated experience using data to identify and assess the effectiveness of admission and aid policies and practices
  • Exceptional communication skills
    • Evidence of strong communication and relationship-building skills
    • Commitment to communicating with clarity, candor, transparency and frequency
    • Ability to be a compelling spokesperson for the College and to inspire constituents across the College to engage in and support the enrollment process


  • Master’s degree required (earned doctorate preferred) as confirmed by official transcripts.
  • Eight (8) years of progressive responsibility in higher education/enrollment management

 ***Will be subject to a criminal background check. Some positions may be subject to a fingerprint check.***  

About Dallas College:

Since 1965, Dallas College has served and educated more than 3 million students. It’s one of the largest community colleges in Texas, which includes seven campus locations around the Dallas/Fort Worth area and strives to be a leader in the Community College space, placing students at the center of everything they do.

Dallas College serves more than 101,000 credit and 20,000 continuing education students offering 300+ academic and technical degrees and over 100 high-demand career programs and training.

Dallas College encompasses the following campuses Brookhaven, Cedar Valley, Eastfield, El Centro, Mountain View, North Lake and Richland.

Living in the Area

Downtown Dallas is the urban heart of the third fastest growing region in the U.S. and home to 50% of Dallas’ fastest growing tech firms. The city is booming with an active downtown offering diverse cultural experiences and endless entertainment options-- film festivals, major sports, museums, unique shopping, world-class cuisine, microbreweries, parks and outdoor activities. The area is abundant with major corporations and healthcare and was ranked 10th by Forbes Magazine for “Best Places for Business and Careers”. U.S. World News & Report ranked Dallas #18 in Best Places to Live and #9 in Best Places to Retire. The city suburbs offer close knit communities with easy access to the cities.

To Apply 

For full consideration, please apply by March 8th.

To be viewed by the search firm, you must apply directly at:

Please apply through the application link and do not email applications.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received and should include a cover letter and curriculum vita. Ideally cover letters should not exceed two pages. All applications are treated confidentially.

 Will be subject to a criminal background check. Some positions may be subject to a fingerprint check.

Inquiries, referrals, and nominations are also treated confidentially

Inquiries and questions: Please send to

Nominations and referrals: Please send the nominees name, title, and contact information if available to

Dallas College’s EEO Statement

The seven accredited colleges of Dallas College are part of an equal opportunity system that provides education and employment opportunities without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Dallas College complies with the Americans with Disabilities and Veterans Act.

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