Assistant VP, Enrollment Management & Registrar - (STA001179)

Assistant VP, Enrollment Management & Registrar - (STA001179) 

Department: D0045 Student Affairs 



The Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management and Registrar for Enrollment Management and Registrar contributes to the planning, development and implementation of the strategies for the recruitment, enrollment and retention of undergraduate and graduate students. The position analyzes marketing, recruitment and enrollment efforts to ensure returns on investments that shape future enrollment strategies, while also serving as the University Registrar. The position will also support and oversee technology for enrollment management including third party technologies and the Student Information System.


  • Provides leadership in the areas of planning, human resources, policy development, operational, facility, and budgetary aspects for all reporting departments
  • Participates in the planning, development and implementation of marketing programs for recruitment and enrollment of new undergraduate and graduate students, as well as to support the retention and enrollment of all students
  • Collaborates with leadership on enrollment projections and forecasting
  • Collaborates with Admissions and Scholarship and Financial Aid leadership and other constituents to develop strategies that impact the effectiveness of recruitment, yield, and enrollment activities
  • Serves as the University Registrar, works closely with Associate Registrars on policy development, enforcement, improving efficiencies in delivering services, course scheduling, business practices and communications and Commencement
  • Serves as a member of the university-wide committees, represents the campus as appropriate at internal and state meetings
  • Oversees the coordination and linkages between university transitions programs, and ensures coordination of services for prospective and current students


  • Performs all other duties as assigned


Direct Reports: Full Time Employees

Delegation of Work: Regularly assigns work to subordinate(s)

Supervision Given: Makes final decision on evaluating employee performance; hiring new employees; disciplinary actions; makes final decision on scheduling employee work hours; makes final decision on coaching and counseling; training; provides recommendations on handling employee grievances and complaints; and makes final decision on granting time off



  • Demonstrated knowledge of enrollment management best practices and approaches
  • Demonstrated knowledge of student information systems and ability to analyze system requirements and data
  • Knowledge of trends, issues, and accepted practices relevant to the position



  • Strong leadership and team-building skills
  • Strong organizational, managerial and interpersonal skills
  • Strong oral and written communications skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Candidates must have strong analytical and problem solving skills, as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills



  • Ability to work collaboratively with senior administrators, deans, faculty, student services and student life professionals, and other key constituents
  • Ability to lead cross functional teams
  • Strong problem solving and analytical ability
  • Ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in a diverse community


Primary Work Location: Works in an office environment


Physical Demands: Work is normally performed in a typical interior work environment which does not subject the employee to any unpleasant elements. Position is physically comfortable; individual has discretion about sitting (90%) walking (5%), standing (5%), etc. Work environment involves minimal exposure to physical risks


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The University of Houston-Downtown is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression in the recruitment and admission of students, the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, and the operation of any of its programs and activities, as specified by all applicable laws and regulations. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.