Associate Vice Provost for Enrollment

Student Academic Success and Enrollment Management (SASEM) is seeking an applicant for the position of Associate Vice Provost for Enrollment to join our team. The position was posted on April 6, 2022, and prospective candidates may submit their application materials until May 7, 2022.

In 2022, JMU was classified as a doctoral/high research, or R2, institution by the Carnegie Commission and its strong identity as a national research University with a distinctive blend of teaching, scholarship, community engagement and being an anchor institution make JMU a standout amongst its peers. The student body includes approximately 20,000 undergraduate and just under 2000 graduate students, and approximately 1200 faculty, 900 of whom are full-time. JMU offers strong liberal arts and professional programs in a variety of disciplines. Committed to innovation, superlative teaching and scholarship, JMU has achieved national recognition for the quality of its academic programs and has been repeatedly identified as a best-buy for students and is ranked number 1 in the Commonwealth of Virginia for Job/Career outcomes.

The SASEM office works closely with departments across campus, including the Colleges, Libraries, Admissions, Orientation, Financial Aid, Institutional Research, Information Technology; as well as with several taskforces and leadership groups to maximize success for JMU students. Focus areas include advising, transfer and retention in the context of ensuring that JMU addresses the varied and evolving needs of our diverse student populations. Our organizational chart appears in the website link above this announcement.
 This position represents a great leadership opportunity for a professional who has strong analytical thinking skills and who is an agent of transformational change with a track record of working in team environments. Key responsibilities for the position include:

  • Advise on the ethical use of student data, with particular attention to privacy, algorithm bias, student demographics and diversity, and other topics related to the sensitive nature of student information.
  • Leverage the available data and identify new data sources to create a proactive approach to advising and support student persistence.
  • Partner with institutional colleagues in Core Curriculum (GenEd) leadership, Libraries, Institutional Research, Information Technology, and others to design and publish enrollment and student success-related dashboards and tools for practitioners and administrators.
 Please Apply. See further details in the JobLink posting.

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