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About the position

The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire seeks a dynamic individual with proven leadership skills to guide strategic direction for all university enrollment management efforts. Reporting directly to the Chancellor, the Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management will create, direct and assess an annual enrollment management plan, working collaboratively with divisions across the university. For this position, UW-Eau Claire is seeking candidates who have a passion for assuring student success, and a strong record of engaging institutions in meeting and exceeding recruitment, retention and graduation goals for undergraduate and graduate programs.

The Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management is a cabinet-level administrator, serving on the Chancellor’s executive leadership team and representing the University to the UW System. As a colleague and partner with the executive team, the Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management works collaboratively across divisions to guide and advise the Chancellor and University leadership on all aspects of enrollment management.



 Planning and Assessment

Qualifications and Desired Characteristics

The successful candidate will be an experienced higher education administrator, with the vision, energy, and interpersonal and leadership skills needed to engage the University in achieving ambitious goals. The successful candidate will have proven success in leading best-practice recruitment, financial aid, and retention efforts for public and/or private universities. Experience with recruitment of traditional undergraduate and transfer students is essential, as is experience growing and shaping enrollment of multicultural and high-ability students. Experience with non-traditional educational pathways for credit and non-credit credentialing is a plus. The Vice Chancellor should be skilled at hiring, motivating and developing staff, fostering teamwork and managing change. The Vice Chancellor will have:

Required Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

Additional Resources

University and the Eau Claire Community

The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is a leader for academic excellence, undergraduate research and high-impact practices in the University of Wisconsin System. Consistently ranked among the top 10 public Midwestern universities, UW-Eau Claire is home to about 10,000 students, who are drawn to Wisconsin’s most beautiful campus. Innovation, collaboration, leadership, diversity and inclusion, and sustainable stewardship are core values at UW-Eau Claire. About 90% of students participate in at least one high-impact practice such as student-faculty research. UWEC students undertake more than 100,000 hours of community service each academic year.

The university has a branch UW-Eau Claire – Barron County campus in Rice Lake where students may earn associate’s degrees or begin their college careers before transferring to our main campus. UW-Eau Claire’s College of Nursing and Health Sciences offers a bachelor of science in nursing program at our Marshfield site to allow students to learn where they live while pursuing their BSN degree.

UW-Eau Claire has approximately 1,400 faculty and staff, with a faculty/student ratio of 1:19. Groundbreaking community partnerships in manufacturing, business, health care and the cultural arts produce myriad opportunities for faculty scholarship/creative activities and student internships. UW-Eau Claire is one of the only universities in the world to have a master collaborative research agreement with Mayo Clinic Health System.

Eau Claire is western Wisconsin’s largest city, home to nearly 70,000 residents who live, work and play in the area situated at the confluence of the Chippewa and Eau Claire rivers. The Eau Claire metropolitan area of approximately 173,000 people is 90 miles east of Minneapolis/St. Paul. Eau Claire is known for its beautiful parks and trails, small-town neighborhoods, excellent schools, vibrant arts scene, diverse local food culture, and abundant recreational opportunities. UW-Eau Claire’s campus is within walking distance of two popular shopping districts that feature coffee shops, art galleries and live music venues.

Application Process

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; however, applications received by April 1, 2023, will receive priority consideration. Confidential discussions about this opportunity may be arranged by contacting Dr. Jeff Goodman, Search and Screen Committee Chair at,

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Applications are being accepted and screening will continue until the position is filled. The university reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process. Employment will require a background check. Employment will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding past conduct related to sexual violence and sexual harassment.

Zoom interviews with selected candidates will take place April 10-12. On-campus finalist interviews will take place April 20-25.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).

The UW-Eau Claire Police Department is dedicated to maintaining a safe and secure environment for learning and working. Although crime at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is limited, the University Police want students, faculty and staff to be aware of crime on campus and the area surrounding the campus. The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose annual information about campus crime. Visit our Campus Security and Fire Report as well as our Campus Security Authority Policy

UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability employer dedicated to enhancing diversity, equity, and inclusion.