The Search

Temple University, a top-ranked research university experiencing great momentum and situated in the City of Philadelphia, invites inquiries, nominations and applications in its search for a new vice provost for enrollment management.

A Pennsylvania state-supported institution ranked in the highest Carnegie research university category, Temple is the 50th largest university in the United States and one of the nation’s leading centers of professional education. With 17 schools and colleges, eight campuses, more than 600 degree and certificate programs and more than 35,000 students, Temple is one of the nation’s most comprehensive and diverse learning environments.

The new vice provost will join the leadership team at Temple University at a pivotal time of change and opportunity under a dynamic new president. Temple seeks an experienced, collaborative and visionary professional to oversee all aspects of enrollment management. Reporting to the provost, the vice provost will be a highly visible University leader and member of the provost’s senior staff. Building upon recent success, the vice provost will lead the development, articulation and implementation of a vision for enrollment management that advances strategy, coordination and analytical rigor in every phase of the enrollment process. The vice provost will develop and lead teams in admissions, student financial services, the registrar’s office and veteran student services. They will be charged with partnering across the University to deliver the optimal domestic and international undergraduate enrollment program for Temple to meet its short- and long-term enrollment goals and facilitate its success in recruitment and retention for the future.

The successful candidate will possess a demonstrated commitment to the mission of Temple University and to its core values of access, excellence and diversity. They will possess an ability to manage and motivate professional staff within all areas of enrollment as well as a commitment to and great skill at interdivisional collaboration. The new leader will also display an appreciation for the possibilities that flow from a Temple University education and an eagerness to integrate into the academic and intellectual enterprise of the University. Exceptional interpersonal communication skills are essential. The vice provost must possess significant enrollment management experience including a sophisticated understanding of enrollment planning strategies, admissions, recruitment and financial aid. The position requires outstanding leadership and analytical abilities. A bachelor’s degree is required; an advanced degree is preferred.

Additional information about Temple University may be found at

All applications, nominations and inquiries are invited. Applications should include, as separate documents, a CV or resume and a letter of interest addressing the themes in the profile viewable from this page.

WittKieffer is assisting Temple University in this search. The search will remain open until an appointment is made.

Application materials should be submitted using WittKieffer’s candidate portal.

Nominations and inquiries can be directed to:

Robin Mamlet, Amy Crutchfield and Patricia Coleman

Temple University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all in every aspect of its operations, including employment, service and educational programs. The University does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, marital status, national origin or ethnic origin, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or veteran status.