The State University of New York at New Paltz — Vice President for Enrollment Management

The State University of New York at New Paltz (New Paltz) seeks an experienced, effective and visionary leader to serve as Vice President for Enrollment Management (VPEM) and invites inquiries, nominations and applications for the position. The next VPEM will be able to build on the strong foundation of the university’s record-setting success, and draw on a talented staff to take the University’s enrollment management efforts to even higher levels.

Located in the scenic Hudson Valley, and with easy access to New York City, New Paltz ( was founded in 1828. A highly selective and diverse university, New Paltz’s mission and strategic objectives are supported by the core values of academic excellence, regional engagement, diversity and inclusion, and innovation.

Reporting to the President, the VPEM is a member of the Cabinet and collaborates with other vice presidents, deans, and others to achieve divisional and institutional goals. The VPEM fulfills a key role in university-wide matters (including strategic planning), participates in system-wide enrollment initiatives and planning, represents the university to appropriate external bodies, and performs other duties assigned by the President. The VPEM manages eight departments with 76 employees.

The successful candidate will hold a master’s degree and have a record of successful administration and management in positions of increasing scope and responsibility in public or private higher education, or in areas directly related to the primary responsibilities of the position. For the full list of desired qualifications and additional information about this opportunity, including the application process, please review the position profile at under the “Open Searches” tab.

The position is available beginning July 1, 2020. The position is open until filled, but only applications received by January 19, 2020, can be assured full consideration. Applications, nominations, and expressions of interest can be submitted in confidence to

The search is being assisted by Academic Search, Inc. Confidential discussions about this opportunity may be arranged by contacting Dr. Wanda Bigham at (334-425- 6865) or Disa Mason at (817-401-9257).

SUNY New Paltz recognizes the unique skills, perspective, talents, and passion that each employee contributes to its learning community. To work here is to accept an invitation to participate in the growth and development of all campus members – students, faculty, and staff. The university’s commitment to inclusive excellence is an important part of our mission of public education and our culture. New Paltz continues to work on building and maintaining a community that supports freedom, mutual respect, and civility for all. We seek others who support these values of diversity, equity, and inclusiveness. Candidates of all diverse backgrounds who wish to participate in our cultural aspirations are welcome and encouraged to apply. SUNY New Paltz is an AA/EOE/ADA employer.