PLEASE NOTE: Employment in this position is contingent upon funding by Guided Pathways (50%) and Strong Workforce Program funds (50%).
To provide leadership, oversight, and coordination of the college’s strategic enrollment management efforts. This is a temporary, two-year, categorically-funded position reporting to the president of the college. This position will support the college community’s student-centered, innovative strategies that will increase enrollment and completions.
The SEM Director will be responsible for the facilitation and oversight of college-wide enrollment strategies to help Saddleback College shape its enrollments by focusing on student access, retention, persistence, completion, and overall success. The director will also serve as a critical link to the college’s student support services and instructional areas, including economic and workforce development, community education, and other auxiliary instructional programs. The director will facilitate effective communication and collaboration across the college in the coordination of efforts to meet enrollment goals and targeted growth. The director will also interface with internal and external constituents to gather information, disseminate information, and build consensus and support for SEM strategies and tactics to affect change.
To foster a culture of collaboration, mutual respect, innovation, and continuous improvement throughout the District; lead by example; actively participate in and support District-wide participatory governance components and activities and other collaborative processes; encourage professional excellence among the staff and promote an organizational culture of customer service, innovation, and quality services. Candidates must exhibit appreciation of, sensitivity to, and respect for a diverse academic environment, including students, faculty, and staff of varying social, economic, cultural, ideological, and ethnic backgrounds; a demonstrable understanding of the mission, values, and goals of Saddleback College; and a commitment to promote the welfare and best interests of students at all times.