Vice President of Enrollment & Student Success

Ithaca, New York

Posted in Education and Training

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Mission Statement


Ithaca College, a private institution in the beautiful Finger Lakes region of New York state, renowned for its undergraduate liberal arts curriculum and pre-professional and graduate programs, seeks an accomplished and visionary strategist and leader to serve in the critically important role of Vice President of Enrollment & Student Success. Reporting directly to college president Dr. La Jerne Terry Cornish, the new vice president will provide leadership and foster strategic collaborations that drive organizational effectiveness, innovation, and long-range planning in support of the college's vision, mission, and values.


The successful candidate will understand current and future national and global trends. They will bring vision, innovation, integrity, significant strategic and analytical capacity, and exceptional communication and technological skills. The new vice president will apply the power of institutional and national research in informing Ithaca College's enrollment strategies and will bring experience harnessing the complex interplay between these two vital areas. In addition, the vice president will be a strong manager, leader, and collaborator who is adept at implementing change, instilling optimism, and forging productive partnerships with senior leadership and others across the institution. A deep commitment to the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion, evidenced by full participation and a proven record of impact in these areas, is essential.


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Compensation and benefits

The range of compensation for the position is expected to be between $220,000 and $225,000.  To learn about Ithaca College's outstanding benefits, see the website: 



Ithaca College is partnering with NES to identify the best professional to fill the position of Vice President for Enrollment and Student Success. To arrange for a confidential conversation or to nominate someone for this position, please contact Mary Napier or Laura Robinson or Suzi Nam.  To apply, send 1) a resume, 2) a detailed letter of interest regarding your interest in Ithaca College, and 3) contact information for three professional references by email to:  For best assurance of full consideration, interested individuals should submit application materials no later than February 24, 2023.  Resumes will be reviewed until the position is filled.  All applications and nominations will be considered confidential, and notice will be given before references are contacted. Anticipated start date is Summer 2023; the selected candidate will be based at the Ithaca campus.


About Us
At Ithaca College, a comprehensive residential campus community of 4,600 undergraduates and 400 graduate students, we strive to be at the forefront of the higher education landscape. We offer a distinct integrative learning experience that makes students ready for the personal, professional, and global challenges of our age.

We seek candidates who embrace integrative learning and want to be a part of this exciting time in Ithaca College history. We encourage creative collaboration and innovation in our faculty and staff, providing support and resources for them to grow in their fields and lead students to their own innovative ideas and achievements.

We welcome different ways of thinking and look for candidates with unique points of view and life experiences. We are inclusive of individuals with a wide range of cultural, personal, and professional backgrounds, talents, and skills. Our campus is a vibrant and rewarding community where diverse minds can learn, succeed, and excel.

When reviewing candidates, we are looking for indicators of several core competencies. Prospective candidates must be adaptable, collaborative, inclusive, respectful, responsive, results driven, and committed to sustainability. They must communicate effectively, demonstrate leadership, exhibit professional integrity and ethics, take initiative, value personal and professional development, and show that they will engage wholeheartedly with the college.


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