Vice President for Enrollment Management and Marketing
Application deadline: March 17, 2024
Senior Consultant: Pamela Balch
Consultant: Disa Mason
Shippensburg University (SU), a premier public university located in south-central Pennsylvania, seeks its next Vice President for Enrollment Management and Marketing (VPEM).
Reporting directly to President Charles E. Patterson, the VPEM will serve as a member of the Executive Management Team and President’s Cabinet and will serve as a collaborative leader who can build and guide the strategic vision for Shippensburg University’s continued success, overseeing the strategic planning, policy formulation, and management related to communications and marketing, recruitment, and enrollment of students.
Founded in 1871, SU boasts a picturesque 210-acre campus located approximately two-hours from Baltimore and Washington, DC. Shippensburg has a long and proud history centered on serving the educational, social, and cultural needs of Pennsylvania students in a technologically evolving world. SU offers more than 250 undergraduate programs, graduate and doctoral programs, international and nationally accredited programs, NCAA Division II athletics and a vibrant and inclusive campus community to over 5,000 students.
The University seeks a visionary leader with a deep understanding of market trends, expertise with data-driven approaches, and experience planning, developing, and executing strategies to attract and retain students who will be strong academic and co-curricular successes at Shippensburg. A full description of the position and the application process can be found in the position profile. The successful candidate is expected to take office by July 2024.
The search committee will begin reviewing materials in March, and applications received by March 17, 2024 are assured full consideration. Applications, nominations, and expressions of interest can be submitted in confidence to SHIPvpem@academicsearch.org. Further information about Shippensburg University is available at www.ship.edu.
Academic Search is assisting Shippensburg University in this national search and the consultants are eager to speak with prospective candidates. Confidential conversations are encouraged before application and may be arranged directly with senior consultant Dr. Pamela Balch (304- 678-7797) or consultant Disa Mason.
Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity employer and, in compliance with federal and state laws and university policy, is committed to providing equal educational and employment opportunities for all persons without regard to age, color, national origin, race, religion, disability, veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Individuals from traditionally underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply.