Assistant Vice President for Undergraduate Admissions
New York University (NYU), a leader in creating a bold new approach to higher education in the 21st Century, seeks an assistant vice president for undergraduate admissions. As a Global Network University, NYU programs are now on six continents and the university is in and of the great cities of the world. With fully-accredited four-year campuses in New York, Abu Dhabi and Shanghai, and eleven study away sites, NYU is attracting extraordinary students, faculty and staff.
Responsible for undergraduate admissions and access programs, the assistant vice president will continue the university’s trajectory of excellence and creativity in reach and scope. This is an admissions leadership position with significant opportunity to impact the continued enrollment trajectory of a world-class university and the students it serves. Working closely with and reporting to the senior vice president for enrollment management, the assistant vice president for undergraduate admissions (AVP) will lead a staff of over 100 (including students and part time readers) and supervise four direct reports. The university seeks a forward-thinking leader with the skill to develop enrollment plans and policies that are inventive, analytically rigorous and technically sophisticated, and continuously assessed and refined. The AVP will be smart and strategic with exceptional analytic, interpersonal and communication skills. She or he will possess sensitivity and commitment to issues of diversity, a desire to continuously grow and improve upon every metric in the enrollment spectrum and the intercultural fluency to engage diverse audiences from around the globe. A master’s degree is required.
Founded in 1831, New York University takes its name and spirit from one of the busiest, most diverse and dynamic cities of all. NYU is one of only 62 member institutions of the distinguished Association of American Universities (AAU) and is consistently ranked among the top universities in the world. In just recent years, NYU has swiftly risen in the world and U.S. reputational and university rankings, climbing 14 spots in the rankings as reported by Times Higher Education. New York enrollment has grown to more than 26,400 undergraduate students attending 19 schools, colleges and programs in New York City and in sites in Africa, Asia, Europe, Australia and South America. Undergraduate students come from every state in the union, and the 2017 freshman class in New York is 22 percent international from a record-breaking 86 countries. The 2017 freshman class in Abu Dhabi is from 83 countries, and the class from Shanghai comes from 45 countries.
Inquiries, nominations and applications are invited. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled; interested individuals are encouraged to submit credentials without delay. Candidates should provide a professional resume and a letter of application that addresses the responsibilities and requirements described in the leadership profile that can be found at www.wittkieffer.com. Materials should be sent electronically via email to the University’s consultants Pat Coleman and Ann Wright at NYU-AVPAdm@wittkieffer.com.
The New York University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by law.
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