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Assistant Dean for Enrollment Management/Marketing (Berkeley Campus)
Jesuit School of Theology
Berkeley, California

A. POSITION PURPOSE

Under the general direction of the Dean and the Associate Dean of the Jesuit School of Theology, the Assistant Dean for Enrollment Management and Marketing has the overall responsibility for development, coordination, and implementation of enrollment management, recruitment, and marketing strategies to achieve enrollment goals.

To ensure long-term stability and growth, the Assistant Dean will engage academic leaders, faculty, administrators, staff, alumni, and key constituents (a) in the recruitment of new graduate students in master, licentiate and doctoral degree programs who will benefit from and thrive in the unique academic environment provided; and (b) in communicating the mission and vision of JST. The Assistant Dean for Marketing and Enrollment Management will have a comprehensive understanding of market segments as well as the School’s programs and be able to accurately and persuasively represent and market academic programs to prospective students and others. 
The Assistant Dean will be responsible for managing the area budgets and for overseeing information technology appropriate to the area activities. The Assistant Dean will report to the Associate Dean and serve as a member of the JST Dean’s Cabinet

B. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Strategic Enrollment Management
Develop strategic enrollment models and program-specific enrollment plans to meet the goals and expectations of the school and to assist in institutional planning
o Develop and execute a strategic recruitment plan geared to achieve program-specific net tuition revenue and enrollment targets
o Maximize yields at inquiry, application, and enrollment stages
o Collaborate with faculty and school administrators to develop new academic programs and program delivery systems 
o Report regularly on net tuition revenue, enrollment, admissions and financial aid

2. Admissions and Financial Aid
Allocate financial aid resources strategically to maximize net tuition revenue and to address the financial needs of new and continuing students, working closely with the JST Scholarship Committee and the University Financial Aid Office 
o Oversee the administration of the recruitment, financial aid and admissions process
o Establish a network of resources and relationships to secure enrollment, including occasion travel to attend recruiting events and meetings with organizational leaders
o Oversee a comprehensive admissions communication cycle, as well as the development and use of effective enrollment reports, using the Datatel system
o Supervise the Director of Admissions and Financial Aid in carrying out these responsibilities

3. Marketing
Oversee the creation and implementation of a marketing plan that effectively presents JST’s core values, mission, and distinctiveness and secures external sources of funding, consistent with the overall University development strategy, working closely with the University Office of Marketing and Communications.
o Implement strategic and analytic steps pertinent to marketing/recruitment recommendations
o Develop and execute an effective marketing plan 
o Implement marketing strategies to support new academic programs and program delivery system
o Assure the consistent communication of JST’s mission, vision, and programs through print, online and social media outlets
o Supervise the Director of Marketing, Development and Alumni Relations in carrying out the responsibilities of that position

4. Other duties as assigned.

C. PROVIDES WORK DIRECTION 
The Assistant Dean provides work direction for the Director of Admissions and Financial Aid; the Director of Marketing, Development and Alumni Relations; and for the Senior Administrative Assistant for the Enrollment Management and Marketing group.

D. GENERAL GUIDELINES

1. Recommends initiatives and implements changes to improve quality and services.
2. Identifies and determines cause of problems; develops and presents recommendations for improvement of established processes and practices. 
3. Maintains contact with stakeholders and solicits feedback for improved services.
4. Maximizes productivity through use of appropriate tools; planned training and performance initiatives.
5. Researches and develops resources that create timely and efficient workflow. 
6. Prepares progress reports; informs supervisor of project status; and deviation from goals. Ensures completeness, accuracy and timeliness of all operational functions. 
7. Prepares and submits reports as requested and required.
8. Develops and implements guidelines to support the functions of the unit.

E. QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The items below are representative of the knowledge, skills, abilities, education, and experience required or preferred. The following general competencies and values are desired: 
o Enthusiasm for the mission of JST and demonstrated excitement about the opportunity to promote JST to its various publics 
o Commitment to diversity and excellence through inclusion
o Knowledge (or eagerness to acquire it) of the nature of ministerial formation, including the various sub-disciplines of theology, as well as insight into different graduate theological degrees and the uses to which they can be put

The following specific competencies and values are required or preferred:

F. PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended, the California Fair Employment & Housing Act, and all other applicable laws, SCU provides reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities. A qualified individual is a person who meets skill, experience, education, or other requirements of the position, and who can perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation. 
Considerable time is spent at a desk using a computer terminal. 
May be required to travel to other buildings on the campus.
May be required to attend conference and training sessions within Bay Area or in- or out-of-state locations.
May be required to occasionally travel to outside customers, venders or suppliers, or for recruiting and enrollment events.

G. WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described below are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. 
Typical office environment.
Mostly indoor office environment with windows.
Offices with equipment noise.
Offices with frequent interruptions.

1. Knowledge
Mastery of best practices in enrollment and admissions for institutions of higher education
Demonstrated understanding of marketing, brand management and advertising communications strategies
Understanding of Jesuit education and formation, Ignatian spirituality, and the unique nature of a Jesuit theology center – or willingness to acquire such 
Understanding of and commitment to the vision, mission and strategic plan of JST-SCU
Informed perspective on the seminaries and educational institutions that comprise the Association of Theological Schools (ATS), an understanding of the various degree programs accredited by the ATS, or willingness to acquire such knowledge

2. Skills 
Exceptional communication skills and the ability to relate to a diverse population, to effectively promote the school (including recruitment travel), and to work collaboratively with faculty, other administrators, and administrative staff 
Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs and Google Office programs; familiarity with Datatel
Demonstrated strategic planning capability 
Excellent administrative, organizational and administrative management skills

3. Abilities
Ability to gather and analyze quantitative and qualitative data
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships within a diverse multicultural environment effectively
Ability to maintain confidentiality and to handle sensitive matters with judgment, tact and diplomacy
Ability to work under pressure and prioritize/manage multiple projects and tasks
Ability to work independently and exercise sound judgment
Ability to forge relationships with local educational institutions and community organizations that will enhance enrollment success, and to engage other potential partners for the mission of the school

4. Education 
Master’s degree in higher education administration, marketing or related business field highly preferred

5. Years of Experience
Three to five years of experience (or equivalent) in recruitment and enrollment management or a related field in higher education, preferably at a school of theology or a graduate professional school

Santa Clara University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity and inclusion, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, and members of historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected category in accordance with applicable law. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability. 
Santa Clara University annually collects information about campus crimes and other reportable incidents in accordance with the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. To view the Santa Clara University report, please go to the Campus Safety Services website at http://www.scu.edu/cs/. To request a paper copy please call Campus Safety at (408) 554-4441. The report includes the type of crime, venue, and number of occurrences.

Santa Clara University is a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic university located in California’s Silicon Valley, offering its 8,800 students rigorous undergraduate curricula in arts and sciences, business, and engineering, plus master’s, Ph.D., and law degrees.

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Vice President of Development
Gonzaga College High School
Washington, DC

About Gonzaga

Gonzaga College High School is a Catholic college preparatory school for boys operated by the Society of Jesus and its colleagues under the governance of an independent Board of Trustees. Drawing its inspiration from the spiritual vision of St. Ignatius Loyola and the apostolic and educational tradition of the Jesuits, Gonzaga offers a values-oriented and academically challenging curriculum to young men of diverse backgrounds from all over the Washington metropolitan area.

Position Summary

Reporting to and working in close collaboration with Gonzaga’s President, the Vice President of Development is responsible for leading all aspects of the school’s fundraising initiatives, including the Annual Fund, ongoing and future capital campaigns, major giving, prospect research, donor engagement, and alumni communications. The Vice President will set the strategic vision and manage the day-to-day operations of the development office and staff. The top candidate will bring a proven record of success in a senior fundraising role, preferably with a Jesuit institution. He or she must have previous experience managing a staff, soliciting five- and six-figure gifts, and working collaboratively with diverse stakeholders, including Board, faculty, staff, and alumni.

Key Responsibilities

• Develop a strong understanding of Gonzaga’s unique history, culture, and mission;
• Represent the school, its mission and values well in all settings and at all times;
• Build a strong working relationship with the President and Board, gaining their trust and confidence; provide them with timely advice and counsel in all advancement topics;
• Work closely with the President to define how key strategic messages will be delivered to various constituencies to increase their understanding of Gonzaga’s brand, identity, and mission;
• In support of the school’s strategic priorities, prepare and regularly update a strategic and operational plan for the development programs;
• Lead and manage the staff of the development office; ensure they have clear expectations and the necessary resources to achieve their objectives;
• Identify and manage the cultivation and solicitation of leadership prospects for the Annual Fund and gifts to support the school’s operations;
• Identify and manage the cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of all major gifts for the endowment and capital projects;
• Support and enhance the process by which a steady source of donor prospects are identified, researched and qualified for the appropriate level of cultivation and solicitation;
• Meet annually with each member of the development staff to establish specific job responsibilities, evaluate job performance, and set objectives for improvement;
• Oversee the successful implementation of on-campus and off-campus events throughout the year intended to maintain and foster relationships between Gonzaga and its alumni and donor base such as class reunions, fundraising events, and annual celebrations such as the Alumni Smoker and the Bull and Oyster Roast;
• Oversee the regular communications of the school with its alumni and donors through publications and social media.

Qualifications

• A strong, capable, and dependable leader who understands, embraces and persuasively articulates the Jesuit tradition and Gonzaga’s mission;
• A skillful manager of people who effectively delegates to and empowers others;
• An exceptional communicator who easily builds rapport with a variety of constituencies;
• A self-confident professional with a mature perspective who encourages open communication and seeks a truly collaborative relationship with colleagues;
• A person of integrity, loyalty, and a capacity for work, perseverance and resiliency;
• Strong interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to work with varied constituencies;
• Demonstrated ability to collaborate and to develop lasting strategic partnerships;
• Proven success in achieving results, particularly with soliciting and closing major as well as annual gifts;
• The ability to plan, set goals, organize, and follow through to completion;
• Knowledgeable about contemporary development theory and practice, and passionate about his/her profession;
• Strong financial competence in budgeting and revenue goal setting;
• A working knowledge of donor database and office programs, preferably Raiser’s Edge, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

To Apply

Please upload your resume and a cover letter outlining your specific qualifications online here.


Vice President for Marketing and Communication 
Loyola University New Orleans
New Orleans, Louisiana
Posting date: 03/02/2015

Loyola University New Orleans stands among the best comprehensive universities in the south.  Led by a president and a board committed to excellence and a dedicated faculty and staff ready to welcome new leadership in this key area, Loyola seeks a dynamic and experienced Vice President for Marketing and Communication to join this century-old Jesuit university whose mission is to educate students to lead meaningful lives with and for others; to pursue truth, wisdom, and virtue; and to work for a more just world.

Located in beautiful and historic New Orleans, Loyola is enviably positioned to improve its national visibility and to increase its stature.  Among its assets is its combination of outstanding undergraduate programs built on an historic foundation in the liberal arts with graduate and professional programs of distinction, a residential campus in one of the nation’s most historic locales, and the deep commitment of its senior administration to a strategic and aggressive program to advance the brand, image, and reputation of Loyola University New Orleans. 

Serving as the University’s chief strategist on marketing and communication and chief external spokesperson, the Vice President for Marketing and Communication will establish Loyola’s first comprehensive marketing operation.  With particular focus on positioning the University for enrollment growth and increased visibility in the region and nationally, the new Vice President will join an institution committed to focusing on developing a comprehensive strategy for marketing and communication including work with both print and electronic resources.  The Vice President advises and partners with members of the University’s leadership team including Cabinet members and academic deans to achieve institutional revenue targets and meet enrollment goals through brand-building strategies and effective communication. 

Loyola New Orleans’s inaugural Vice President will be a leader of vision, energy, and creativity with strong management and supervisory skills and the ability to bring together a team of professionals to staff a coordinated marketing and communication operation for the University.  He or she will possess a record of managerial and creative success in marketing and communication in a comparable field.  At least 10 years of progressively responsible experience in the field of marketing and communication is required.  

Inquiries, nominations and applications are invited.  Review of applications will begin in March 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.  For fullest consideration, applicant materials should be received by March 15, 2015. Candidates should provide a curriculum vitae, a letter of application that addresses the responsibilities and requirements described in the Leadership Statement available at www.wittkieffer.com, and the names and contact information of five references.  References will not be contacted without prior knowledge and approval of candidates.  In addition, candidates are asked to submit an example of a marketing plan that they have developed and some explanation of the plan, its purpose, and its marketing/communication results.  Candidates will have the opportunity to discuss their work in detail during the interview process.  These materials should be sent electronically via e-mail to the Loyola University New Orleans consultant Sheila Murphy at LoyolaUniversityNOVPMC@wittkieffer.com.  The consultant can be reached by telephone at 630-575-6936.

Loyola University New Orleans values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by law.


Executive Secretary (Bishop George V. Murry, S.J.'s Cabinet)

Catholic Charities, Diocese Youngstown, OH
144 West Wood Street
Youngstown, Ohio 44503

The Catholic Diocese of Youngstown, Ohio (http://www.doy.org) was established on May 15, 1943, and was canonically erected on July 22, 1943. Located in Northeast Ohio, the diocese includes six counties; Ashtabula, Columbiana, Mahoning, Portage, Stark and Trumbull. This area totals 3,404 square miles. The Catholic population of the diocese numbers 198,332 (out of a total population of 1,195,478). There are 94 parishes and a mission located in the diocese. Six high schools and 28 elementary schools serve 7,386 parochial students. The Catholic students not enrolled in parochial schools are served through parish religious education programs (10,089 elementary, 3,026 high school students). One Catholic university is located in the diocese, serving students.

Catholic Charities Services of the Diocese of Youngstown administers a variety of programs which include:

Bishop George V. Murry, S.J., to whom this position reports, has directed Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Youngstown to focus on a central mission embracing Catholic social teachings, emphasizing social justice and providing aid to the less fortunate. The new Executive Director, under the supervision of Bishop Murry, will chart the strategic direction of this client-centric agency as it continues to adapt to the needs of the community. To do this, we seek an energetic, skillful and committed individual, an active Catholic with a full understanding of Catholic social teaching, to coordinate the social and healthcare ministries of the Diocese. Reporting to the Bishop and serving as his representative this person insures caring and effective strategies are employed which maximize the impact of Diocesan resources in serving those in need.

Title: Executive Secretary (Bishop Murry’s Cabinet)

Reports to: Bishop of the Diocese of Youngstown, Most Reverend George V. Murry, S.J., and Monsignor Robert Siffrin, Moderator of the Curia

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Provide assistance to the Bishop and Vicar General as needed.
  2. Plan and coordinate strategic direction for the social and health care ministries and services for the Diocese.
  3. Serve specifically as:
    1. Diocesan Health Care Coordinator
    2. Diocesan Liaison with St. Vincent de Paul Society
  4. Provide leadership in governance regarding various corporations of social ministry in the Diocese. Serve specifically as:
    1. Secretary-Treasurer of the Diocese of Youngstown Catholic Charities Corporation
    2. Secretary of the St. Joseph Care Center Corporation
  5. Assist in the management and planning for the Annual Bishop’s Appeal for Catholic Charities and Church
  6. Administer the day to day affairs of the Department of Catholic Charities Services.

SECONDARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Serve as Medical-Moral Advisor to the Bishop and Catholic health care corporations
  • Act as liaison with USCCB departments, Catholic Health Association, Catholic Charities USA as appropriate.
  • Assist other members of the Administrative Board as needed.
  • Promote the work of social concerns/health affairs in the community through public relations, education and networking.
  • Serve on various community based and Church sponsored boards of directors.

RELATIONSHIPS: (Direct)

  • Diocesan Director of Social Services
    • President & CEO, Diocese of Youngstown Catholic Charities Corporation
    • Board of Directors and Members of the Diocese of Youngstown Catholic Charities Corporation
  • Diocesan Director of Social Action
    • Catholic Campaign for Human Development
    • Catholic Relief Services
    • Criminal Justice Ministries
    • Diversity and Racial Justice
  • Diocesan Director of Migration and Refugee Services
    • Catholic Legal Immigration Services (CLINIC)
    • Outreach to Migrants and Refugees
    • Hispanic Services
  • Diocesan Director of Disaster Response
  • Catholic Charities/Third Floor Office Manager
  • Catholic Charities Book Keeper
  • Board of Directors and Members of St. Joseph Care Center

RELATIONSHIPS: (Collaborative):

  • Presidents/CEOs and Ethics Committees of Catholic Health Care Institutions
    • Humility of Mary Health Partners/Catholic Healthcare Partners
    • Mercy Medical Center/Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine System
  • Diocesan Director of Appeal/Stewardship/Development
  • Other members of the Curia
  • Parishes
  • Other Catholic affiliated corporations in the Diocese engaged in social ministries

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master level or equivalent in Theology, Administration, Social Work, or related fields.
  • Be a practicing Catholic in good standing
  • Knowledge, commitment to, and understanding of the Church’s social doctrine and moral theology.
  • Demonstrated work/experience, at least 5 years, in the practice of nonprofit management and governance.
  • Demonstrated ability to deal with the media, with excellent oral and written communication skills.

Compensation: $80-100K

Expected Travel: 20%; minimal overnight travel

Benefits: Comprehensive health insurance and other plan benefits available at time of interview

For consideration please email: Paul@pjlynch.com with resume.


Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
Fordham University

Bronx, New York

Fordham University, the Jesuit University of New York, invites nominations and applications for the position of senior vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer.   Advancing a platform of financial strength, the senior vice president will have the extraordinary opportunity to devise innovative ways to support each of Fordham’s schools and administrative divisions in support of the overall mission of the University.  Leveraging Fordham’s strong brand in higher education as a Jesuit university, the senior vice president will provide inspiring, innovative and visionary leadership that can advance the position of the University as a national leader in education in the 21st century. S/he will have an appreciation for and commitment to the values and ideals of a Jesuit education.

Reporting directly to the president of the University, the senior vice president will be the strategic financial advisor responsible for the leadership and management of information technology, human resources and all the financial areas of the University.   As a member of the administrators’ conference which is composed of the provost, vice presidents, the University secretary and the president’s executive assistant, the senior vice president will lead two vice presidents: the vice president for finance and the vice president for information technology, as well as the chief investment officer (CIO) and the assistant treasurer.  The senior vice president is the chief financial advisor to the Board of Trustees supporting the work of both the Audit and Risk Management and Finance and Investment Committees of the Board.   S/he will establish close collaboration with the University provost in achieving the mission, goals and objectives of the University.

The successful candidate will possess a proven record of financial and business management success.  He or she will be an energetic, knowledgeable and experienced leader capable of both vision and execution, adept at both motivating and managing staff to achieve ambitious goals, and able to work closely and collaboratively with the president and the administrators’ conference, the Board of Trustees, academic leadership, faculty, students and other members of the Fordham community. The ability to build consensus and superior interpersonal and communication skills are essential.  A record of demonstrated success in financial and organizational management in a complex environment is required as well as a record of increasing responsibilities in complex finance organizations with an in depth knowledge of higher education preferable.  S/he must have an appreciation for and commitment to the values and ideals of a Jesuit education.  A Bachelor’s degree preferably in business or accounting is required; an MBA or other graduate degree is preferred.

Founded in 1841, Fordham University offers exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 15,000 students in its nine colleges and schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in West Harrison, NY, the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, NY, and the London Centre in the United Kingdom.  Guided by its Catholic and Jesuit traditions, Fordham fosters the intellectual, moral and religious development of its students and prepares them for leadership in a global society.

Inquiries, nominations, and applications are invited. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply. Review of applications will begin November 24, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, applicant materials should be received by January 30, 2015. Candidates should provide a resume and a letter of application that addresses the responsibilities and requirements described in the Leadership Profile available on Witt/Kieffer’s website (www.wittkieffer.com). These materials should be sent electronically via e-mail to Fordham University’s consultants Karen Goldstein and Monica Burton at, FordhamSVP@wittkieffer.com. The consultants can be reached by phone through the desk of Christine Van Sickel, search support, 314-754-6071.

Fordham is an independent, Catholic University in the Jesuit tradition that welcomes applications from all backgrounds.  Fordham is an equal opportunity employer.


Assistant Director for Multicultural Student Ministry
Marquette University

Milwaukee, WI
Posting date: 06/26/2014

Marquette University is accepting applications for an Assistant Director for Multicultural Student Ministry. Primary responsibilities include development of Campus Ministry programs focused on pastoral outreach, programs, and support for students of historically underrepresented cultural and ethnic backgrounds; and facilitation of intercultural faith community building.  S/he will collaborate closely with members of Marquette’s campus ministry team. In the first year, the Coordinator of Multicultural Ministry will initiate a sustainable plan for ministry with Marquette’s Latino students. Mentoring, leadership formation, and building a network of Latino students for the purpose of creating a spiritual home at Marquette are critical aspects of this position.  S/he will assist the Coordinator of Interfaith Programing. The work of the Coordinator of Multicultural Student Ministry includes incorporating elements of action and reflection through the lens of Ignatian spirituality.

As an Assistant Director in Campus Ministry, the Coordinator of Multi-Cultural Student Ministry will lead and support Campus Ministry programming, enhance student focused ministry, and report to the director of Campus Ministry. This is a 10 month position.

Minimum Qualifications:  Master’s degree in Theology or related field. Two years of experience in campus ministry or related field. Two years of experience in multicultural ministry. Spanish proficiency.

Application Process:  Please apply on line at http://employment.marquette.edu/postings/3065.  Position open until filled.   For additional information about working at Marquette University and various benefits available to employees, please visit www.marquette.edu/hr.  

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