University of Maryland Eastern Shore — Vice President For Enrollment Management And Student Experience

Vice President For Enrollment Management And Student Experience

The University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES), the state's historically black, 1890 land-grant institution seeks nominations and applications for the position of Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Experience (VPEMSE). Reporting directly to President Heidi M. Anderson, the VPEMSE provides leadership, management, and administrative direction for a comprehensive enrollment management and student-centered support services program.

The University offers programs and assistance that attract, serve, retain, and graduate first-generation college students, national and international scholars as part of its core capacity. Among its academic offerings are an upper division certificate, bachelor's degrees in 38 areas, 14 master's degrees and 8 doctoral degrees. The academic program of UMES is delivered through five schools: the School of Agricultural and Natural Sciences; School of Business and Technology; School of Education, Social Sciences, and the Arts; School of Pharmacy and Health Professions; and the School of Graduate Studies. In addition, UMES has 36 linkage agreements with universities, government organizations, and research institutions in Africa, the Caribbean, Central America, South America, Europe and Asia. These linkages enhance the University's international education focus through: (1) student study and research abroad, (2) faculty and student exchanges, (3) international scholar-in-residence, and (4) international development programs.

Outside of the classroom, UMES students enjoy more than 60 organizations including clubs, service organizations, experiential learning opportunities, intramural sports teams and Greek life. UMES is a member of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference and student athletes compete on NCAA Division I intercollegiate teams. UMES has over 12,000 alumni, who live in all 50 United States as well as more than a dozen U.S. Territories and foreign countries.

The VPEMSE is charged with oversight of the following areas: admissions and recruitment, retention, registrar, financial aid, student disability services, residence life/student housing, orientation and life, counseling center, student health services, student conduct, engagement and life-long learning, career services. The successful candidate will join the University at a critical time with the unique opportunity to work within a newly-assembled leadership team to help chart the University's pathway forward. Members of the senior leadership team need to be forward-thinking about the vision of HBCUs in the 21st century, able to promote innovation and transformation while also fostering the rich heritage and identity of UMES as a historically black, land-grant, doctoral university.

For more information about UMES, this opportunity, and the procedures for nomination or application, please visit the full position profile at Academic Search, Inc. The position is open until filled but only applications received by November 8, 2018 can be assured full consideration. Nominators and prospective candidates may arrange a confidential discussion about this opportunity with Nancy Suttenfield, senior consultant, at or Mahauganee Shaw, consultant, at

The University of Maryland Eastern Shore actively subscribes to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, gender or gender expression, religion, national origin or political affiliation.