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Vice Provost for Enrollment Management

This is an extraordinary opportunity for a results-driven strategist and change agent to serve as the Founding Vice Provost for Enrollment Management within a public R1, land-grant, university comprised of four campuses and a foundation. The University serves over 22,000 students.

As the founding Vice Provost for Enrollment Management the successful candidate will design, develop and lead this new department as the University engages in innovative approaches to enrollment management, the university budget model, and data-driven decision-making. Utilizing current trends, best practices and previous experience, the VPEM employs a data-driven approach to target and grow a diverse student body well-suited for Kansas State University. The ideal candidate has a proven history of leveraging technology and the latest recruitment practices to achieve recruitment and retention goals and meet the evolving needs within a complex, decentralized research institution. This dynamic leader is comfortable prioritizing and managing multiple operations within enrollment management including domestic and international student recruitment, financial aid, registration, and transfer enrollment.

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Vice Provost for Student Success

This is a remarkable opportunity for a results-driven strategist and change agent to serve in this newly created position as the Vice Provost for Student Success within a public R1, land-grant, university comprised of four campuses and a foundation. The University serves over 22,000 students.

As the Vice Provost for Student Success the chosen candidate will design, develop and lead in this newly created position as the University engages in innovative approaches to enrollment management, university budget model, and data-driven decision-making. The successful candidate is a dedicated, student centric, team leader skilled in retention and advising. The new VPSS brings a proven history of successfully facilitating and leading through change to positively impact student success.

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Associate Provost for Institutional Research

This is an extraordinary opportunity for a highly accomplished institutional research leader to establish a department of Institutional Research in a public R1, land-grant, university comprised of four campuses and a foundation. The University serves over 22,000 students.

As the founding Associate Provost for Institutional Research, the position requires a data driven strategist to design, develop and lead this new department as the University engages in innovative approaches to enrollment management, university budget model, and data-driven decision-making. The ideal candidate is tech savvy with a deep understanding of the latest practices in data analysis and interpretation within a complex, decentralized research institution.

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Faculty Director for the University Honors Program

The University Honors Program (UHP) is accepting applications for a .5 FTE 9-month term appointment as Faculty Director. The application deadline is May 30. The term for the position will be August 11, 2019 through May 16, 2020. The Faculty Director position will report to the Vice Provost for Student Success.

Duties of the Faculty Director include:

  1. Participate in UHP and University recruitment efforts. This includes attending appropriate university recruiting functions, meeting with prospective students, and working to develop/improve strategies by which the UHP can be an effective partner in the successful recruiting of high-achieving students to the University. 
  2. Review applications for admission to the UHP, determine acceptance, and ensure timely communication of those decisions to applicants.
  3. Approve contracts and honors project proposals, review student progress and performance, and approve and report UHP graduates.
  4. Develop and/or improve UHP course offerings.
  5. Participate in fundraising initiatives and opportunities as appropriate.  
  6. Provide overall leadership to the University Honors Program; cooperate, coordinate and delegate as appropriate with the UHP Associate Director, Office Specialist, student workers, and Honors Executive Board (including Honors Ambassadors).
  7. Collaborate with the Vice Provost for Student Success to develop strategies that advance the University Honors Program and the educational experience of its academically motivated students.

Required qualifications for the position are a full-time regular faculty appointment at K-State and evidence of excellence in teaching or mentoring undergraduate students. Preferred qualifications include tenured faculty appointment and evidence of engagement with honors students through teaching, research, or service.

Interested applicants should submit the following application materials as a PDF all in one file to Andrea Luke, aluke@ksu.edu by the deadline to be considered for the position:

  1. Current CV.
  2. Letter of interest, addressing fit for the position and ideas for strengthening the University Honors Program and the experience for honors students.

Questions concerning the position should be directed to Mary Tolar, director of the Staley School of Leadership Studies and interim honors director, at mtolar@ksu.edu or 785-532-6085. 


Faculty Director for the Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Inquiry

The Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Inquiry (OURCI) is accepting applications for a .5 FTE 9-month term appointment as Faculty Director. The application deadline is May 30. The term for the position will be August 11, 2019 through May 16, 2020. The Faculty Director position will report to the Vice Provost for Student Success.

Duties of the Faculty Director include:

  1. Educate students individually and in groups about undergraduate research, including specific opportunities to work with faculty mentors, opportunities to present research, and programs that introduce the research process and facilitate discussion of important related issues.
  2. Oversee the mentoring of students in the Developing Scholars Program (DSP).
  3. Recruit and support research mentors, including matching students with faculty and connecting K-State students and external constituents.
  4. Collaborate on specific programs and events and manage their implementation, such as annual celebrations of research and creative achievement and the annual DSP Poster Symposium.
  5. Support campus efforts to expand undergraduate research and creative inquiry through involvement with new and existing project such as undergraduate research journals, symposia, and external opportunities.
  6. Coordinate the University Distinguished Undergraduate Research (student) and Undergraduate Research Mentor (faculty) Awards.
  7. Provide overall leadership of OURCI; engage in student recruitment activities and serve as a champion of undergraduate research.
  8. Collaborate with the Vice Provost for Student Success to develop strategies that advance undergraduate research as a high impact learning experience.

Required qualifications for the position are a full-time regular faculty appointment at K-State and evidence of excellence in mentoring undergraduate students. Preferred qualifications include tenured faculty appointment and evidence of excellence in research with undergraduate students.

Interested applicants should submit the following application materials as a PDF all in one file to Andrea Luke, aluke@ksu.edu by the deadline to be considered for the position:

  1. Current CV.
  2. Letter of interest, addressing fit for the position and ideas for strengthening the Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Inquiry and the interdisciplinary community of researchers it serves.

Questions concerning the position should be directed to Mary Tolar, director of the Staley School of Leadership Studies and interim honors director, at mtolar@ksu.edu or 785-532-6085. 


University Registrar

The University Registrar will report to the Vice Provost for Enrollment Management and will manage all functions within the Office of the Registrar, including academic records, course enrollment and registration, course and classroom scheduling, degree audit and progress, graduation, publications and communications, transfer articulation, process grades, transcripts and certifications for enrollment, including certification of NCAA athletic eligibility.

As the steward of student records and a key partner in the delivery of educational programs, the Registrar creates, safeguards, and preserves academic records; ensures adherence to policy and regulatory requirements; provides support for curricular infrastructure systems and program development; collects and analyzes critical data; and promotes data-informed strategic planning and decision-making. The Registrar develops the appropriate recommendations for the implementation of technology-based solutions in support of enhanced services. The University Registrar is a critical partner in advancing strategic enrollment priorities of the university. The ideal candidate will be highly organized, detail-oriented, and bring a student-focused, outcomes-oriented leadership approach to the Office of the Registrar and serve as a key member of the enrollment management leadership team charged with transforming the enrollment experience at Kansas State University.

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