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The University of Alabama
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Posted: 08/7/2019
Associate Vice President and Executive Director of Enrollment Management

Associate Vice President and Executive Director of Enrollment Management

The University of Alabama (UA) invites applications and nominations for the position of Associate Vice President and Executive Director of Enrollment Management.

The University, located in the city of Tuscaloosa (, is one of the nation’s premier public universities offering bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in more than 200 fields of study. UA’s more than 1,000 acres of tree-lined pathways and state-of-the-art facilities are a source of inspiration for students, faculty, and staff. For the last two years, UA’s enrollment has exceeded 38,000 students, with an entering freshman class between 6,600 and 7,000, and it has been one of the fastest growing flagship universities. Approximately 40 percent of UA’s freshman class scored 30 or higher on the ACT. The University is a leader among public universities nationwide in the enrollment of National Merit Scholars with more than 600 currently on campus. As the state’s flagship university, UA has recently achieved Doctoral Universities – Very High Research Activity (formerly R1) status in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. The University has over 1,800 faculty with twenty-six receiving the NSF’s CAREER Award, the nation’s most prestigious recognition of top-performing young scientists, in disciplines ranging from nanoscience and engineering to biological sciences.

The Associate Vice President and Executive Director of Enrollment Management is the chief enrollment officer reporting to the Executive Vice President and Provost of the University. The Associate Vice President will provide strategic leadership in enrollment planning, implementation and assessment in line with the University’s overall goals for growth and sustainability; analyze admissions and other relevant data, in light of changing demographics, for the purpose of establishing enrollment strategies and goals that support UA’s mission as the state’s flagship; provide fiscal responsibility for all facets of enrollment management, including ensuring that scholarship awards are appropriate and made in a timely manner to maximize recruitment efforts and support UA’s students; and share a commitment to enroll and support students of diverse backgrounds and interests, consistent with the University’s vision and mission.

The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications immediately and will continue to accept applications and nominations until the position is filled. Applications should consist of a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and a list of five professional references with full contact information. No references will be contacted without the explicit permission of the candidate. Applications, nominations and expressions of interest can be submitted in confidence to:

Additional information, including an institutional profile, can be found at

Confidential discussions about this opportunity may be arranged by contacting Ann Die Hasselmo at or Andrea Cowsert at, consultants with Academic Search, Inc., Washington, D.C.

Further information about the University of Alabama is available at

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases.