Vice President for Enrollment Management - Presbyterian College - Clinton, SC

Presbyterian College, commonly known as PC, is a Carnegie One Liberal Arts College and is fully accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). The School of the Liberal Arts confers B.A. and B.S. degrees in 30 courses of study and 9 pre- professional programs including Pre-Law, Pre-Med, Pre-Theology, and Pre-Pharmacy. PC also offers a dual-degree program in Engineering (with Clemson University, Auburn University, Georgia Tech, the University of South Carolina, and Vanderbilt University) and minor fields in an additional 13 disciplines such as Africana Studies, Media Studies, and Women's and Gender Studies. Presbyterian's undergraduate and graduate programs emphasize small class sizes, a strong sense of community, and a commitment to service. PC is a NCAA Division I, Big South Conference member institution. The College is located in Clinton, South Carolina with easy access to Greenville (SC), Spartanburg (SC) and Columbia (SC), as well as the beaches of South Carolina and the mountains of North Carolina.

Responsibilities of the Position

The Vice President for Enrollment Management is responsible for all aspects of new student recruitment and enrollment, including the strategic awarding of financial aid. The Vice President is responsible for developing and implementing all aspects of a comprehensive, multi-year enrollment plan and for identifying and meeting annual enrollment and net tuition goals. By providing leadership and strategic direction to the office of traditional Undergraduate Admissions and the Financial Aid office, the Vice President is responsible for implementing and directing best practices and strategies that meet enrollment goals, reflect institutional values, and ensure a culture of continuous improvement throughout the Enrollment Management division. The Vice President for Enrollment Management collaborates closely with colleagues across the institution including the Vice President for Finance and Administration to determine pricing strategies and the effective use of institutional financial aid and with the marketing and communications department on the creation and implementation of an effective and strategic communications plan and the Director of Athletics on NCAA Division I athletes. Reporting to the President and serving as a member of the President’s Leadership Team, the Vice President is also responsible for designing and interpreting appropriate metrics and measurable outcomes. The Vice President for Enrollment Management oversees a staff of 15 and manages an operating budget of $935,000.


A Bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred), and a minimum of eight years of progressive experience in enrollment management and financial aid is required. The Vice President must be a highly efficient, effective, results-oriented, and challenge-driven individual with strong business acumen, proven ability to lead and knowledge of best practices and current trends in the enrollment field. The position requires experience in management, strategic planning, admissions, financial aid, customer relations, and retention. The successful candidate will be a visionary and a strategic thinker. The position requires strong connotative skills and the ability to analyze issues critically. The Vice President must be a data- driven decision maker, an effective presenter and a negotiator who can build synergy and rapport among departments of the College. The successful candidate must understand and believe in the value of a liberal arts education, professional programs and the mission of Presbyterian College.

To Apply

Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. Interested candidates should apply for this position online via the Williams & Company website at: Confidential inquiries and/or nominations may be directed to Martha Smiles at: or (802) 497-0151.

Presbyterian College seeks to hire the most qualified candidate and does not discriminate against any legally protected class.