Executive Director

  • University of Texas at Arlington
  • Arlington, TX
  • Aug 24, 2020
Higher Education 4-year Institutions Executive

Job Description

Posting Number

Position Title
Executive Director (S02368P)

VP of Enrollment Management


Job Family

Position Status

Work Hours

Work Schedule

Monday-Friday; 8:00am-5:00pm.

Open to
External and Internal


Salary is commensurate based on qualifications and relevant experience.

Funding expected to continue

Pay Basis

Benefits Eligible

Job Summary

Provide leadership for UTA to reach its enrollment goals. The Executive Director executes the vision and assignments of the Vice President of Enrollment Management and works closely with the Enrollment Management leadership team and stakeholders on and off-campus. The Executive Director will focus on needs, opportunities, and critical projects of the division in ways that contribute to student success and reaching new student enrollment goals. The Executive Director also leads the Enrollment Research Team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Work collaboratively across campus and particularly within the Enrollment Management (EM) division to establish enrollment goals and to develop and implement strategies to accomplish these goals. Provide leadership and strategic analysis in the development, oversight, and integration of all aspects of enrollment management. Establish new partnerships and maintain existing ones with education sectors such as ISD’s, community colleges, and community-based organizations. Develop the enrollment research and data capacity in EM, especially through the leadership of the Enrollment Research Team. Monitor and ensure that critical enrollment functions are successful. Coordinate and lead matters related to student information systems. Analyze data and leverage statistical modeling to create and meet enrollment goals, particularly those focused on full-time enrollment, retention, and graduation rates. Represent the university and Enrollment Management at various meetings and training; serve on internal and external committees and councils, as appropriate. Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

A Master’s degree in marketing, psychology, communications, economics, education, or related field. Five (5) years of experience in a college setting with a broad knowledge of admissions, recruitment, communications, and university policies and/or processes including writing, designing, and managing marketing /communication projects or the equivalent experience. Ability to design and execute projects that lead to enrollment success. Ability to write and plan report proposals and project plans.

Preferred Qualifications

A Master’s degree. Seven to ten (7-10) years of experience in admissions, enrollment management, academic affairs, or student affairs. Experience with the recruitment of students from diverse backgrounds including high performing students and transfer students. Ability to lead people and projects.

Working Conditions

Special Conditions for Eligibility

EEO Statement

UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco-free campus.

Number of Vacancies

Desired Start Date

Open Date

Review Start Date

Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of the company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, a summary of job duties, and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.

Requirement Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  • * How many years of experience do you have working in higher education?
    • None/less than 3 years
    • 3 to 4 years
    • 5 to 6 years
    • 7 years or more
  • * How many years of supervisory experience do you have?
    • None/less than 1 year
    • 1 to 2 years
    • 3 to 4 years
    • 5 years or more
  • * How many years of experience do you have working in the area of student enrollment? (either as a team member or supporting analyst)
    • None/less than 3 years
    • 3 to 4 years
    • 5 to 6 years
    • 7 years or more
  • * How many years of experience do you have in data analysis and reporting?
    • None/less than 1 years
    • 1 to 2 years
    • 3 to 4 years
    • 5 years or more
  • * What is the highest degree you have attained? (Please specify in your resume)
    • Associate's degree
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Master's degree or higher
    • None of the above

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  • Resume or CV
  • Cover/Interest Letter
Optional Documents