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Vice President for Enrollment Management

Milligan University

Milligan University invites applications for a full-time position of Vice President for Enrollment Management. Reporting to the President, the Vice President for Enrollment Management will provide leadership and overall responsibility for enrollment, marketing, communication, and strategic outreach efforts for the entire institution. This position will be accountable for developing and implementing a comprehensive plan to achieve enrollment stability and strategic enrollment growth for the institution. Visit www.milligan.edu/jobs/ for a full job description and details.

Qualifications: Successful candidates should possess a bachelor’s degree (master’s degree preferred); extensive knowledge of the higher education environment; a minimum of five years of senior level experience in enrollment management, marketing, and/or communications; and demonstrated success in increasing student enrollment. Candidates for the position are expected to be in agreement with the mission of the University and exhibit a maturing Christian faith.

Application Instructions: Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and response to Milligan University’s mission statement to president@milligan.edu. All applications will be treated confidentially. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date of the position will be Summer 2022.

About Milligan University: Milligan is a premier private Christian liberal arts university in Northeast Tennessee consistently named a “best university” and “best value” by U.S. News & World Report and Washington Monthly and ranked among the South’s top institutions of higher education. At the undergraduate level, a unique comprehensive humanities program and a strong core curriculum are complemented by specialized training in more than 30 majors; 10 master’s programs and two doctoral programs also are available.

Milligan has an enrollment of over 1,200 students from 40 states and 20 nations. The university has a moderately selective admissions policy, with an average ACT of 24 and average high school GPA of 3.5 for its entering undergraduate students. Ethnic and racial diversity of the student body has increased from 5% to 20% in the past decade as a result of intentional strategic initiatives. Milligan’s retention and graduate rates are 10-20% higher than regional and national averages. Milligan has enjoyed stable finances and a growing endowment in recent years and throughout much of the institution’s history.

Founded in 1866, Milligan has a strong commitment to its mission: “As a Christian liberal arts university, Milligan University seeks to honor God by educating men and women to be servant-leaders.”

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