National Institute on Aging

Earlham College — Vice President for Enrollment Management

Founded in 1847, Earlham College, a selective, private national liberal arts college located in Richmond, IN, is seeking a proven Vice President for Enrollment Management. The successful candidate for this Vice Presidency will promote the culture and community that are distinctly Earlham and lead the efforts of enrolling bright and inquisitive students who are driven to make a difference in the world. 

The Vice President for Enrollment Management will be a significant strategic partner on President Anne M. Houtman’s senior leadership team. The VPEM will be expected to embrace Earlham’s strong culture of global awareness and engagement, social justice, inclusion, and creating a passion for life-long learning, while contributing to ongoing planning and institutional growth. The new VPEM will provide dynamic management and oversight of the offices of admissions and financial aid, offering a strategy for balancing the recruitment of students poised to succeed at Earlham while maintaining a healthy net revenue stream. Guided by a comprehensive knowledge of national and international demographic trends, current admissions and financial aid practices, and a sophisticated understanding of data analytics, the VPEM will communicate with transparency and integrity, and work within the guidelines of consensus as it is practiced by the Earlham community. The VPEM should possess experience in the liberal arts and a strong understanding of the global impact of an Earlham education.  The vice president will also demonstrate a record of past success in higher education enrollment.

Entire Position Announcement:

NES, a national search firm specializing in enrollment management leadership positions, is assisting Earlham College in seeking their next Vice President of Enrollment Management. For more information or to nominate someone for this position, contact Robin Reynders (, Laura Robinson ( or Mary Napier ( for a confidential conversation. Interested candidates should submit a résumé along with a cover letter expressing interest in this position and explaining how, exactly, their experience and skills match the qualities outlined in this position announcement. Additionally, candidates should provide the names and contact information of five professional references; references will not be contacted without permission. All application materials should be submitted electronically to For best consideration, submit materials by June 22, 2023. The anticipated start date is Summer/Fall, 2023.

Earlham College continues to build a community that reflects the gender and racial diversity of the society at large, and, therefore, we are particularly interested in inviting and encouraging applications from African Americans, other ethnic minorities, and women.  Earlham also is eager to solicit applications from members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).

Earlham College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Earlham utilizes E-Verify to confirm employment eligibility for all newly hired employees within the United States.