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North Central University is a Christ-centered, Pentecostal school with a commitment to academic excellence that prepares students to fulfill biblical models of leadership and ministry throughout the world (Ephesians 4: 11-12).
The Chief Enrollment Officer at North Central University will lead the institution in developing and executing its enrollment strategies. Serving as a member of the President’s Council, the Chief Enrollment Officer will oversee the Undergraduate Admissions, Graduate and Online Admissions, Student Financial Services, and Marketing Departments comprised of over 20 individuals.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Reflect, articulate, and promote the mission, vision, and identity of North Central University.
Plan and execute strategies that will attract outstanding students to North Central University.
Establish measurable goals and objectives for areas of responsibility and develop/execute plans to achieve those goals.
Lead the Enrollment Directors to create a comprehensive enrollment plan.
Work with the Director of Admissions to develop and execute the annual recruitment plan and strategies.
Work with the Director of Marketing to assure institutional goals for marketing are reached, with the top priority being enrollment marketing.
Collaborate with faculty leaders to develop strategies to recruit students for the four colleges and institute at the institution.
Collect, analyze, and report on admissions related data. Provide accurate numbers for planning and reporting purposes.
Work with the Director of Student Financial Services to ensure compliance with all federal student aid programs.
Work with the Director of Student Financial Services to ensure student accounts is run effectively.
Develop student financial aid policies, procedures, awards, scholarship programs with the Director of Student Financial Services and Director of Admissions.
Represent North Central University at various events.
Build relationships with key influencers and stakeholders within the Assemblies of God Districts and the Twin Cities.
Represent the University in speaking capacity at on and off-campus recruitment events.
Serve on the President’s Council, which sets policies for the institution. Make recommendations to these groups regarding annual enrollment goals, market trends, and financial aid strategies.
Continually assess and analyze the effectiveness of all aspects of the enrollment strategies.
Minimum Education and Experience
A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution (master’s preferred).
At least five years of progressive experience and demonstrated success in enrollment showing the potential for success as a Chief Enrollment Officer.
A committed, Christian faith as demonstrated by the integration of their faith in their daily lives.
Candidates must have an appreciation and commitment to the University’s mission.
Experience building a strong team that was successful in meeting established enrollment goals. Ability to hire, mentor, and hold team members accountable for meeting expectations.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
A proven ability to build strong collaborative relationships with faculty, staff, and external constituents.
The capability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
A working knowledge of and ability to implement “best practices” for admissions, marketing, and financial aid.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Ability to manage budgets for enrollment and marketing areas.
About North Central University
North Central University is a Christ-centered, Bible-based, Pentecostal school with a commitment to academic excellence that prepares students to fulfill biblical models of leadership and ministry throughout the world. Founded as a Bible school for ministerial training in 1930, NCU now has a much broader capacity. As a Christian liberal arts institution, it is still a place that offers excellent opportunities for ministerial training, but it also embraces a larger view of calling that includes educational preparation through more than 60 areas of study and service.
Located in the heart of downtown Minneapolis, North Central’s 12.5-acre, unique urban setting provides students with hands-on learning experiences and real-world career preparation as the city becomes their classroom. Not waiting for graduation to serve those around them, North Central students are making a difference in the world right now.