Located in the heart of the capital city of St. Paul, MN, Saint Paul College is a regionally accredited community & technical college with over 14,900 credit and non-credit students. The College is a leader in student engagement, student-faculty interaction, student success, and equity and inclusion with a mission of providing learning opportunities in both career and transfer education to enhance personal knowledge and advance economic opportunities for the benefit of a diverse population of constituents. Saint Paul College is one of the most diverse institutions in Minnesota. The credit student population is comprised of 65% students of color, 64% first generation students and has an average age of 28.
Saint Paul College is a comprehensive two-year institution and awards Associate of Arts, Associate of Science and Associate of Applied Science degrees, as well as, diplomas and certificate programs in liberal arts, fine arts, health sciences, business, engineering, and career & technical education programs. The College has 53 different programs with 77 certificates and diploma programs, ranging from Construction, Health, IT/Business, Finance, Manufacturing, Transportation, Skilled Trades, and Service occupational cluster programs. Several programs are nationally accredited and the College has a long standing relationship with the Saint Paul Union Trades, labor councils, and their national affiliates.
Saint Paul College values innovation and student success and has numerous student-centered programs, including: Make-It-Count, a tuition free program for non-traditional students; Power of YOU, a tuition free program for underserved high school students; Post-Secondary Education Option (PSEO); and Career Pathways Academy, providing area high school students access to educational opportunities and the ability to earn college credit through concurrent enrollment.
The Dean of Strategic Enrollment Management plays a critical role in developing, facilitating, implementing, communicating, and evaluating the College's Strategic Enrollment Management Plan. The individual in this role provides leadership, management and supervision for the effective operation and management of all aspects of enrollment, including admissions, registration and records, One Stop Services, and data integrity. This position leads the College's Secondary Partnerships, including the Federal Carl D. Perkins Federal Grant Program, Career Pathways Academy, Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO), Adult Basic Education (ABE), and the Concurrent Enrollment Program. The purpose of this position is to develop, implement and manage a college-wide enrollment management strategy. In addition, this position must develop, review and manage budgets and develop, amend, and institute policies and procedures. This position serves on the College Leadership team and facilitates programs and partnerships with community agencies, secondary and higher education institutions and the System office.
The Dean will ensure clear and consistent communication to internal/external stakeholders; provide ongoing continuous improvement for all processes and procedures; and lead strategic initiatives through data-informed decisions. In addition, the person in this position must communicate with college stakeholder's regarding updates, adjustments, changes, and reminders of policies, practices and procedures related to student onboarding and transition initiatives and activities.
The successful candidate should have an appropriate combination of education, training, and experience.
Master's degree in Education or related field from an accredited institution;
Three years of related experience in higher education;
Three years of administration and supervision experience in student affairs/development or legal experience
A successful record of maintaining and sustaining a cohesive relationship with faculty and staff and building a cohesive and diverse team;
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including group and public speaking;
Demonstrated commitment to the role and mission of a community college;
Experience in organizing and writing reports, grants, and presentations;
Demonstrated experience with developing partnerships with business/industries, community partners, and Community Based Organizations;
Demonstrated effort to improve cultural competence and foster equity and inclusion within Enrollment Management division;
Experience in evaluating and developing policies and procedure and following through in making those changes.
Doctorate in Education Administration or related field from an accredited institution;
Knowledge of technical and community college organization, curriculum, goals, vision, fiscal regulations and procedures;
Knowledge of innovative programs and pedagogy designed to serve diverse and non-traditional and adult students;
Experience developing, implementing, and evaluating a Strategic Enrollment Management Plan.
The hiring range for this position is $71,500 - $100,000 with excellent benefits. The full salary range is $114,550. Placement within the salary range for this position is determined on the basis of relevant experience and education and in accordance with the current Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Personnel Plan for Administrators.
Applicants must submit a current resume and cover letter describing relevant experience and interest in the position (no more than five pages in length). In addition, applicants should submit at least five professional references. Letters of recommendation will not be accepted. Finalists for this position will be asked to submit their philosophy of equity and inclusion. The search committee will begin reviewing applications beginning July 26, 2019. Interested parties are encouraged to submit their materials by July 25, 2019 and will continue to accept applications and nominations until the position is filled.
The college regrets that it is unable to offer H-1B sponsorship at this time. The successful candidate under U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services regulations must be able to accept work in the U.S. by the day employment begins.
Contact: Rachelle Schmidt, Chief Human Resources Officer
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About SAINT PAUL COLLEGE - A COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE
With its 31 institutions, including 24 two-year colleges and seven state universities, the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system is the largest single provider of higher education in the state of Minnesota. The colleges and universities operate 54 campuses in 47 Minnesota communities and serve about 250,000 students in credit-based courses. Overall, the system produces about 33,500 graduates each year. In addition to credit-based courses, the system offers customized training programs that serve about 153,200 employees from 6,000 Minnesota businesses each year. The law creating the system was passed by the Minnesota Legislature in 1991 and went into effect July 1, 1995. The law merged the state's community colleges, technical colleges and state universities into one system. The system is separate from the University of Minnesota.