Vice President for Enrollment, Marketing and Communications

Indiana State University seeks applications and nominations for an exceptional individual to serve as Vice President for Enrollment, Marketing and Communications. The University has seen historic enrollment levels in recent years and seeks a visionary leader to help the institution continue to move forward under its new strategic plan.

The Vice President for Enrollment, Marketing and Communications reports directly to the President of the University, serves as a member of the President’s Cabinet and develops strong partnerships with academic deans, faculty, and administrative leaders. The Vice President provides vision and strategic direction for undergraduate admissions, financial aid, student scholarships, and marketing and communications including media relations, communications, marketing, publications, and the university’s web and social media presence.

The Vice President for Enrollment, Marketing and Communications is responsible for leading a team of 67 professionals in developing a comprehensive strategic enrollment, marketing and communications plan to drive enrollment growth and enhance the University’s reputation. The new Vice President will build upon the enrollment success accomplished during the past eight years to advance the enrollment goals established in the University’s new strategic plan “There’s More to Blue” and support goals related to advancing the institution’s image among key constituents including prospective students, parents, influencers, alumni, donors, local, state and national officials, the general public and others.

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Nomination and Application Process

The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications immediately and continue to accept applications and nominations until the position is filled. However, in order to ensure the fullest consideration, applicants are encouraged to have complete applications submitted by February 28, 2017. Requested application materials include a letter of interest; resume or curriculum vitae; and the names, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of at least five professional references. All applications, nominations, and inquiries will remain confidential. References will not be called until after the first screening of applications and then only after the applicant has given explicit permission. All application materials must be submitted electronically in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Please direct all applications, nominations, and inquiries for the position to the search firm assisting the University at the contact information below:

Ryan Crawford, Partner

901 Mopac Expressway South

Barton Oaks Plaza One, Suite 300

Austin, TX  78746

(737) 210-1218

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Indiana State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students.