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University of Oregon Asst Vice President/COS in Eugene, Oregon

Asst Vice President/COS

Apply nowJob no:524373

Work type:Officer of Administration

Location:Eugene, OR

Categories:Administrative/Professional, Admissions/Financial Aid/Enrollment Management, Executive/Management/Director

Department:Student Services and Enrollment Management

Appointment Type and Duration:Regular, Ongoing

Salary:Commensurate with experience

Compensation Band:OS-OA12-Fiscal Year 2019-2020


Application Review Begins

Immediately, apply by August 21, 2019 to ensure consideration; position open until filled

Special Instructions to Applicants

Along with your online application including three professional references, please upload a current CV/resume and cover letter.

Department Summary

The Division of Student Services and Enrollment Management advances the University of Oregon's tradition of excellence by enrolling and retaining high-achieving scholars from Oregon, across the country, and around the world. We work on behalf of prospective students, current students, and their families through each phase of the enrollment process: the college search, admission, registration, financial aid, matriculation, transition, and onward to graduation.

Position Summary

This position reports directly to the Vice President for Student Services and Enrollment Management. As Assistant Vice President & Chief of Staff (AVP & COS), the person in this position serves as the principal aide to the Vice President, handling a wide range of matters of institutional importance on behalf of the Vice President. The position also oversees all day-to-day operations of the Office of the Vice President, including management of staff, budget and personnel administration, communication and division policies and procedures. The AVP & COS is responsible for cultivating and maintaining strong professional relationships with key personnel in all areas of the university, including those reporting directly to the president and other vice presidents. The AVP & COS serves as a member of the Vice President’s Leadership Team and on the institutional leadership team’s Chiefs of Staff group.

The Assistant Vice President and Chief of Staff (AVP) develops and directs fiscal and resource strategies, plans and policies for the Division of Student Services and Enrollment Management (SSEM), a complex Responsibility Center, which includes Admissions, Continuing & Professional Education, Counseling Center, Financial Aid and Scholarships, SSEM Research, New Student Orientation, Registrar, Strategic Communications, University Health Center, University Housing, Catering & Dining, and University Testing Center. The AVP focuses on strategic processes consistent with the university’s enrollment goals and student service initiatives. Provides leadership in collaboration with other Assistant Vice Presidents, Associate Vice President and RC directors for the successful planning of resources, processes, and technology to ensure effective operations that affect all potential and enrolled students as well as academic units. Provides consultation and advice to the Vice President, RC directors and campus leadership regarding student services and enrollment management initiatives and strategies. The AVP oversees research development related to market research, enrollment strategy and forecasts to meet enrollment goals and retention strategies. The Student Services and Enrollment Management operations budget is over $16 million.

Minimum Requirements

• Masters degree

• Ten years of experience in higher education with at least eight years in student services.

• Demonstrated experience in traditional functional areas in student service & enrollment management.

• Extensive experience in University Administration.

Professional Competencies

• Exceptional interpersonal skills.

• Ability to work collaboratively and interact effectively with an organization's leadership, students, faculty, and staff, as well as community and government agencies.

• Outstanding written and verbal communications skills.

• Strong analytical and critical thinking skills and ability to summarize and effectively present data.

• Demonstrated ability to work collegially and collaboratively with diverse internal and external


Preferred Qualifications

• Earned doctorate in higher education administration.

• Five years' experience in a leadership position of an enrollment management functional area with an emphasis on a broad scope of administrative experience.

• Five to seven consecutive years at one institution in leadership position(s) in an enrollment management or student services/student affairs functional area, preferably at an institution similar to the University of Oregon.

• Ability to present to small and large groups.

FLSA Exempt:Yes

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us atuocareers@uoregon.eduor 541-346-5112.

UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

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Advertised:31 Jul 2019Pacific Daylight Time

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