Kansas State University Global Campus seeks applicants for the position of associate dean for online strategic enrollment management. The incumbent serves as a visionary strategist and change agent, reaching markets to grow enrollment in new and innovative ways. With a focus on online learners, the incumbent develops and deploys a comprehensive strategy that engages prospective and current students through marketing, recruitment, retention, student services, military student engagement and academic advising. This position works closely with the dean, Global Campus leadership, university administrators and external constituents to strategically position Global Campus to respond to the needs of 21st century learners. The associate dean will have a student-centered passion and drive for serving the needs of adult learners and will serve as an insightful, collaborative and persuasive spokesperson for online learning enrollment management initiatives.
A master’s degree is required, plus a minimum of five years of relevant experience, to include: experience managing a full-time professional team with the ability to supervise, train, motivate, and mentor staff in a high performing organization; and experience in budget development and fiscal management with demonstrated ability to grow revenue streams. A doctoral degree is preferred.
Position description and application procedures are posted at http://careers.k-state.edu/cw/en-us/job/508382/. Call 785-532-1457 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. The search committee will accept applications and nominations until Dec. 8, 2019. Kansas State University is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment. Background check required.
Five years of relevant experience
Experience managing a full-time professional team with the ability to supervise, train, motivate, and mentor staff in a high-performing organization
Experience in budget development and fiscal management with demonstrated ability to grow revenue streams
Earned doctoral degree
Five (5) years of relevant and progressive senior-level administrative and leadership experience in the public or private sector, with an outstanding record of achievement in high-level leadership positions
Proven leadership in developing and implementing a comprehensive strategic enrollment management plan
Demonstrates a proven track record of success motivating teams toward a common goal in achieving enrollment growth for multiple audiences
Strong knowledge of the lead acquisition industry and persistence with paid advertising, conversion marketing and the latest interactive technologies
Experience marketing to and recruiting local, regional, national and international audiences
Demonstrated advocacy for online and nontraditional student services
Innovative and adept at promoting current academic programs, as well as bringing forth recommendations for new recruitment ideas, marketing strategies and retention initiatives
Experience administering voluntary education programs within United States Department of Defense installations
Experience using innovative-thinking, facilitation and consensus-building skills
Demonstrated success collaborating effectively with key partners, including but not limited to faculty, staff, senior administrators, students and off-campus partners
Experience leading successful change efforts, including continuous quality improvement initiatives
Proficiency utilizing electronic technology to include Microsoft Office suite programs, constituent relationship management (CRM) and content management systems
Active participation in appropriate professional organizations
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge and understanding of key performance indicators, metrics, and data/predictive analytics to support planning, decision-making and continuous improvement efforts
Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to identify the appropriate analytical processes for addressing particular issues, arrive at supportable recommendations, build consensus, and ensure successful implementation
Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral
Understanding of and sensitivity to diversity issues related to effective communication and interaction with persons from diverse cultural backgrounds, age ranges, social backgrounds, experience levels and more
Knowledge of higher education academic standards, policies, structure and governance
A tolerance for ambiguity and a willingness to manage diverse and frequently changing assignments, particularly the ability to do so with a positive attitude in a high-task environment
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.
Internal Number: 12040 AssocDean
About Kansas State University Global Campus
Throughout its history, Kansas State University Global Campus has provided educational opportunities for adult learners. An accredited institution of higher education, K-State has offered thousands of conferences, seminars, courses and degree programs to distance education students and work professionals in all 50 states and 41 countries. We continually utilize the latest technology for distance delivery, standing behind 50 years of success and progress in distance education.
Since our inception in 1966, we have helped make a K-State education more accessible to adult learners all over the world—with technology milestones (PDF) along the way that have shaped how knowledge is delivered via distance.
Our services are wide and far reaching. In addition to distance education, we provide coordination of professional meetings, conferences and professional development through our Conferences and Noncredit Programs office. We also believe in fostering strong ties to our community and the importance of lifelong learning and personal development for all through the UFM Community Learning Center.