Associate Vice President, Enrollment and Dean, Admission Services

Arizona State University

WittKieffer is proud to partner with Arizona State University (ASU) to conduct the national search for their next Associate Vice President, Enrollment and Dean, Admission Services. This is an opportunity for a collaborative and creative leader to join a community with an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy, and broad access.

Arizona State University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural, and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

The Associate Vice President, Enrollment and Dean, Admission Services will be the University’s senior admission officer, responsible for recruiting, selecting, and yielding campus-based first-year, transfer, and graduate students in alignment with strategic enrollment goals. The individual in this position will assume leadership of the University’s Admission Services Office. The AVP’s management duties will include overseeing and mentoring staff, spearheading innovative and effective recruitment strategies, ensuring smooth operations, and fostering a positive work environment for the admission team.

The successful Associate Vice President for Admission Services candidate will:

  • Assist the Deputy Vice President in a leadership role and serves as a divisional representative for strategic working groups, committees, and other assignments.
  • Provide day-to-day leadership and management that mirrors the mission and core values of the University and the Division of Academic Enterprise Enrollment.
  • Advise the Vice President and Deputy Vice President as needed to ensure effective operations and long-range strategic plans and activities.
  • Direct the leadership team and operations of Admission Services, which includes applicant services and recruitment services (comprised of graduate, first-year, international, and transfer, and campus visit and events).
  • Assist in setting new student enrollment goals and review the annual plans associated with new student enrollment for campus-based domestic and international freshman, transfer, and graduate students.

The preferred candidate will possess a master’s degree in an appropriate field and eight years of experience in a senior management role with responsibility for development and execution of strategic operational initiatives.

Please direct all applications, inquiries, and nominations to Christy Pratt, Rob Springall or Ethan Robles using the WittKieffer Candidate Portal or by email at The Candidate Portal is a secure, easy way to nominate a colleague, express interest, or apply for a position. Either means of application is acceptable.

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

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