Vice Provost for Academic and Enrollment Services

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(Recruitment, Admissions, Retention, and Graduation)

Universityof Illinois at Chicago

The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) is the preeminent public research university in the Chicago area, the city's largest university, and a (Carnegie Classification) research institution. UIC serves approximately 28,000 students, comprising one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation. With 15 colleges, including the nation's largest college of medicine and a full complement of health sciences, UIC is ideally situated to initiate multidisciplinary and engaged academic programs in partnership with local, national, and international organizations. By emphasizing research along with a commitment to students who reflect the nation's growing diversity, UIC sets a high standard for the dynamic, vibrant, and engaged 21st-century urban university.

UIC is currently seeking an ambitious individual to serve as Vice Provost for Academic and Enrollment Services. The Office of the Vice Provost for Academic and Enrollment Services houses seven units with a total budget of approximately $7 million. The seven reporting units include the Offices of Admissions and Records, Transfer Articulation and Degree Audit, Web Communications, Student Systems Services, Classroom Scheduling, Degree Progress, and Transfer Student Assistance.

The Office of the Vice Provost for Academic and Enrollment Services is responsible for developing strategies related to enrollment management, student recruitment, admissions, retention, and persistence to graduation. The Vice Provost reports to and advises the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs (VCAA)/Provost on these issues. He or she leads the assessment of such initiatives. The Vice Provost participates in strategic and long-range planning and resource allocation in these areas and serves on the VCAA/Provost's administrative cabinet. The Vice Provost works collaboratively with the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Affairs, with Student Affairs, and with other academic and administrative units to provide access to success for all students, from those at risk to high-achievers.

Candidates for this position must hold the minimum of a Master'sdegree with Ph.D. preferred, and at least 8-10 years of experience in roles of progressive managerial responsibility in areas related to undergraduate recruitment, retention, and persistence. The candidate must have demonstrated competency in long-range planning, budgeting, and enrollment management strategies.

For fullest consideration, applications should be received by March 1, 2011. Electronic applications, including letter of interest, curriculum vitae or resume, and names and contact information for a minimum of three references should be submitted

Please direct nominations and questions or concerns regarding the search and/or application process to

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Women, minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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