The College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Kentucky seeks an Academic and Enrollment Planning Director. The primary responsibilities of this position include all facets of student recruiting, retention, enrollment and course data analysis, and special college academic programs support. Duties include primary responsibility for leadership, supervision, and management of personnel and resources to: develop and implement a strategic student recruitment and retention plan; conduct data analysis and produce reports relevant to enrollment and instruction; develop schedule of classes for all academic departments and programs; and provide decision support to guide departments' instructional decisions. This individual will serve as a primary liaison to the universities registrar's office, graduate school, institutional research and other administrative staff. Additionally, this individual will advise college administration, chairs, and program directors on management of instructional resources and assist dean in making instructional budget and allocation decisions.
The College of Arts and Sciences is undergoing a major staff reorganization. In addition to changing the staffing structure and the way in which we work, we are also committed to changing the current staff culture. We encourage innovative professionals, who are committed to working in a respectful, transparent, flexible, competent, and learning environment, to apply for the following position. Positive contributions to creating a collegial workplace and workforce will factor significantly in hiring decisions and performance evaluations. In particular, we are looking for individuals who are competent, who will complement the team, who are committed to doing right rather than being right, and who will add special value to the position and the College. This is an exciting time for the College as well as a personal opportunity to help chart its course. We invite all interested individuals to help us make our collective mark.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Excellent communication, interpersonal, organization and planning skills; leadership; management; attention to detail; collaboration; teambuilding; performance management; critical thinking; situational evaluation and analysis; knowledge of statistical analysis tools and methods
Preferred Education / Experience
Master's degree + a minimum of 7 years recruiting/retention experience with at least 3 years recruiting/retention in higher education. Previous experience in development of strategic plans, data analysis, and simultaneous leadership/management of dissimilar functions is highly desirable.
Deadline to Apply
University of Kentucky - 24 months ago
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