Associate Provost Enrollment Management

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Work type: Administrative Faculty Full Time
Location: Golden
Categories: Academic Affairs, Director/Executive/Management

Position Title: Associate Provost of Enrollment Management
Job Description:

The Associate Provost of Enrollment Management is the senior administrator having primary responsibility for developing, implementing, and overseeing a comprehensive strategic enrollment management plan that focuses on the recruitment, admission, and retention of highly qualified students into all of Mines programs (undergraduate, graduate, residential, and online) consistent with the Institution’s strategic goals and directions. The Associate Provost is responsible for planning, implementing, and evaluating business plans and marketing strategies to deliver best-in-class enrollment services that drives stated outcomes.

As a member of the Provost’s leadership team, the Associate Provost has direct leadership and oversight responsibility for the Offices of Undergraduate Admissions, Graduate Admissions, Financial Aid, and the Registrar. The Associate Provost also oversees the school-led K-14 pipeline activities and is charged with developing and implementing a centralized K-14 pipeline strategy. To advance the Institution’s strategic goals, the Associate Provost works collaboratively and effectively across campus with a wide variety of partners in Student Life, Administration and Operations, and Institutional Advancement.


The Associate Provost is the primary executive charged with developing, implementing, tracking, and updating as appropriate an enrollment management strategic plan that focuses on the recruitment, admission, and retention of highly-qualified students into the Institution’s programs. This includes undergraduate degree and certificate programs, and graduate degree, certificate, and professional programs – both residential and online.

The Associate Provost Oversees the Offices of Undergraduate Admissions, Graduate Admissions, Financial Aid, and the Registrar. Direct reports include: the Director of Undergraduate Admissions, the Director of Graduate Enrollment Management, the Director of Financial Aid, and the Registrar. The Associate Provost of Enrollment Management is a member of the Provost’s Executive Team, along with the Vice Provosts, and the Associate Provost for Operations.

Minimum Qualifications:

Interested applicants must possess a bachelor’s degree and must have demonstrated and progressive experience in enrollment management or related field.  Successful applicants must have:

  • Knowledge of recruitment at either the undergraduate or graduate levels, marketing, admissions, financial aid, advisement and retention policies and practices
  • Knowledge and skills in using qualitative and quantitative data to drive effective program development related to marketing, recruitment, admission, and student retention
  • Strong analytical critical thinking, project management, problem recognition and resolution skills adept at setting and attaining key strategic goals
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, including the ability to identify, consult and resolve issues that impact institutional needs and priorities, and experience in using data to make sound decisions and foster improvement
  • Demonstrated skill as a visionary and innovative leader, seeking innovation as well as the ability to review and evaluate the results of that innovation
  • Strong leadership and administrative skills managing operational aspects of the enrollment management program including, but not limited to: strategic planning, personnel, budget and fiscal management, and continuous improvement assessment of units’ operations
  • Effective interpersonal written and verbal communication skills, with prove ability to foster collaborative efforts and partnership building with internal and external constituencies within a diverse community.
Preferred Qualifications: A Master’s degree is preferred.
Department Description: Mines is a unique institution of applied science and engineering with a global reputation for excellence in its academic programs focusing on the earth, energy, and the environment. More information about Mines can be found at
How to Apply: Applicants will be asked to complete an online application (personal information, demographic information, references, veterans status) and upload a resume and cover letter (required). In addition, applicants must include a a statement of commitment to diversity, inclusion, and access in the science, engineering, technology, and mathematics (STEM) fields.
Total Rewards: Starting salary will be determined by the qualifications of the selected applicant balanced with departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information. Mines provides an attractive benefits package including fully paid health and dental insurance. Part of Mines' mission is to create a family-friendly environment supported through our dependent tuition benefits, parental leave benefits, and dependent care assistance plan, as well as in special events, camps, and programming. For more information visit:
Background Investigation Required: Yes

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