Vice President for Enrollment Management


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Gustavus Adolphus College (Saint Peter, Minn.), a nationally ranked liberal arts college, seeks applications and nominations for the position of Vice President for Enrollment Management (VPEM). 

The College is a selective, private, coeducational, residential liberal arts college of 2,066 students from 40 states and 34 countries. Guided by five core values: excellence, community, justice, service, and faith, the College champions a model of the liberal arts that combines a strong emphasis on traditional liberal arts disciplines with a commitment to progressive interdisciplinary programs. The college is located in St. Peter, Minnesota, about an hour southwest of Minneapolis and St. Paul. Founded by Swedish immigrants in 1862, Gustavus continues to embrace its Lutheran and Swedish heritages. The College currently ranks #81 in National Liberal Arts Colleges in U.S. News & World Report, #63 Best Undergraduate Teaching, and #82 in Best Value Schools. 

The VPEM reports to the President, is a member of the President’s Cabinet, and works collaboratively with other vice presidents, senior leaders, the enrollment management team, and entire campus community to achieve the College’s strategic enrollment goals and objectives. The College seeks an experienced, creative, and dynamic leader who will provide executive oversight for all aspects of enrollment management, including recruitment of domestic and international students, retention strategies, and financial aid. The VPEM oversees a budget of approximately $5.6M and leads a team of 25. 


The Vice President for Enrollment Management will be a strong leader with a track record of success in driving enrollment strategies in higher education. The VPEM will bring administrative experience, a highly relational approach, outstanding communication skills, self-confidence balanced with humility, integrity of the highest order, a strong work ethic, and a clear understanding of liberal arts institutions to the work.

Gustavus offers competitive and comprehensive benefits which include:

  • Medical, dental, vision, life insurance
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Parental Leave
  • 7% Gustavus Contribution to Retirement Savings Plan after One Year of Employment
  • Free: Parking, exercise classes, use of library and athletic facilities
  • Tuition scholarships for dependents
  • Tuition benefit plan for employees and spouse/domestic partner
  • 13 paid Holidays + generous PTO/Vacation plan

Application Procedures: Review of candidates will begin immediately. To apply for this position, please submit a letter of interest and a cv or resume as soon as possible to Inquiries and nominations may also be directed to this email.

Gustavus Adolphus College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, disability, religion, age, sexual orientation, or veteran status in its education or employment programs or activities.

Click on the following link to learn more about Gustavus's campus-wide commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Posted: Mon Dec 12, 2022

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