Palo Alto, CA

Search Completed – May 2019

Assistant Vice President, Admissions


m/Oppenheim Associates is assisting Palo Alto University (PAU) in the search for an Assistant Vice President, Admissions to develop and execute a bold vision for enrollment and admissions for one of the nation’s leading nonprofit schools of psychology and counseling. For more information, please review the complete Position Description.

In this newly created position, the AVP’s overarching priority will be to accelerate change that measurably elevates achievement of admissions and enrollment objectives for undergraduate and graduate programs, ensuring the university is positioned for long-term growth and future success.  The AVP will bring fresh perspectives, energy and enthusiasm for raising awareness of PAU programs among potential students, but will be data-driven and grounded by strategy as it relates to targeted recruitment and admissions processes.

With physical facilities located in Palo Alto, Los Altos and the greater Bay Area, PAU has 40 full-time faculty, 150 part-time faculty, and staff of 70 that serves 1100+ students on campus, online, and hybrid.  This breaks out to be approximately 630 students in the doctoral programs, 370 in the masters programs, and 110 undergraduates.

For additional information or to apply, please contact Lisa Grossman at info[at]moppenheim[dot]com.

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