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Benedict College Names Yohannis A. Job the Vice President of Enrollment Management

 Job is a distinguished leader in education with a rich background in advancing enrollment growth, executing strategic fiscal management, and fostering impactful community engagement.

Columbia, SC, March 6, 2024, Benedict College recently announced the appointment of   Mr. Yohannis A. Job, J.D. as the new Vice President of Enrollment Management. After an extensive national search, Job stood out as the strongest candidate with an impressive background in advancing enrollment growth.

“Mr. Job brings invaluable expertise to his role as Vice President of Enrollment Management,” noted Dr. Roslyn Clark Artis, President and CEO of Benedict College. “His leadership extends across key college departments, including the Office of Recruitment and Admissions, the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships, the Office of International Programs, and Upward Bound ensuring cohesive strategies for student engagement and successfully becoming the BEST of BC.”

Before arriving at Benedict College, Job significantly contributed to the enrollment successes at Huston-Tillotson University in Austin, Texas, as Vice President and Dean of Enrollment Management. He also enhanced institutional visibility and student access in his roles as Special Assistant to the President and Director of Admissions at Philander Smith College in Little Rock, Arkansas. His strategic vision and execution have not only led to marked enrollment growth but also deepened the institutions’ engagements with diverse communities and stakeholders.

He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration -Marketing from Huston-Tillotson University, and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. This comprehensive educational background, combined with his hands-on experience in higher education leadership, equips him with a unique perspective on developing and implementing dynamic enrollment strategies that resonate with diverse student populations while meeting Benedict College’s enrollment goals.


About Benedict College (
Founded in 1870 by a woman, Bathsheba A. Benedict, Benedict College is a private co-educational liberal arts institution offering 26 competitive baccalaureate degree programs and two master’s degree programs. The Midlands HBCU welcomes students from all 46 counties in South Carolina, 30 states across America, and 26 countries around the world. The College also has a diverse faculty deeply engaged in teaching, research, and service. 

Benedict College has been highly regarded and exceptionally ranked for its programs by several academic and traditional publications.  Benedict College received the 2019 ACE/ Fidelity Investments Awards for Institutional Transformation and was named the HBCU of the Year by HBCU Digest. Benedict College was listed among the top half of ranked HBCUs in the 2022 edition of Best Colleges by US News and World Report.

Benedict College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate and master’s degrees. Five of the College’s degree programs hold national accreditation: Social Work Program, Environmental Health Science Program, Environmental Engineering, Studio Art, and the Tyrone Adam Burroughs School of Business and Entrepreneurship.

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