Search for the Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management
President Sandra Harper has announced the search for the Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management (AVPEM) at McMurry University and invites nominations and applications for this exceptional opportunity. The Associate Vice President will provide strong, collegial leadership and overall direction in enrollment planning, recruitment, admission, financial aid, and retention, as well as supervision of the Directors of Admission, Financial Aid, and the Dyess Air Force Base Center. This is a new organizational pattern for these units that contribute so greatly to the enrollment, retention, success, and graduation of students. The AVPEM will report to the Vice President for Marketing and Communication.
Founded in 1923 as a United Methodist institution, McMurry University is a vibrant and comprehensive center of undergraduate education. McMurry has a national reputation for excellence and value through the achievements of its faculty, students and graduates. The University enrolls more than 1,100 students in programs in Arts and Letters, Business, Natural and Computational Sciences, Education, Nursing, and Social Sciences and Religion. At the graduate level, McMurry offers a Masters of Science in Nursing, and the Masters of Accountancy will be offered beginning Fall of 2019.
Requirements for the position of Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management include a Master's degree and progressively responsible and successful leadership roles in admission at a college or university. Additional desired attributes can be found at: http://academic-search.com/sites/default/files/McMurryAVPEMProfile.pdf
The search committee is being assisted by Senior Consultant, Dr. Wanda Durrett Bigham, of Academic Search, Inc., a firm with over 40 years of successful experience serving colleges and universities in their searches for executive leadership. Nominations and applications are encouraged.
The position is currently open and President Harper hopes to fill it as soon as possible. For best consideration applications should be received by July 15, 2019, and should include a curriculum vitae, a thoughtful letter addressing the requirements and desired attributes, and a list of five references with email and telephone numbers. All applications and expressions of interest will be treated in confidence. References will not be contacted without the candidate's permission.
Nominations and applications should be addressed to McmurryAVPEM@academic-search.com and submitted electronically in MS Word format. Confidential discussions and information regarding this opportunity may be arranged by contacting Dr. Wanda Bigham at firstname.lastname@example.org.
McMurry University is committed to equal opportunity in employment and education and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, veteran's status, or against qualified disabled persons in employment or the provision of services, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.