The Campus Executive is a senior, strategic leader within the division of Student Affairs who oversees Bergen Community College at the Meadowlands. The Campus Executive leads and directs all aspects of Bergen Community College at the Meadowlands operations while focusing on ensuring the delivery of outstanding instructional and student services, meeting quality standards, and adhering to the College’s policies and procedures. Through strong partnership with Academic Affairs, this position promotes a diverse portfolio of academic programs offered to the community and works to build partnerships within education, workforce development, and businesses and industry in nearby communities. The Campus Executive is responsible for growing enrollments, enhancing programs and services, and using data to drive continuous improvement. The Campus Executive is also the lead team member for bringing the Innovation Center to launch and ensuring its sustainability.
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Provides operational leadership for the Meadowlands Campus, including but not limited to: Academic and Student Services; academic program delivery; budgeting and staffing; security and facility maintenance; policy, process, and service delivery assessments; and change management activities that ensure continuous quality improvement.
Consciously creates a workplace culture that is consistent with the College’s mission, vision, and values. Ensures that all staff members understand the mission and work towards fulfilling the College’s Strategic Plan, Presidential Goals, and Middle States Standards.
Establishes and maintains processes, communications, and relationships between the Meadowlands and other College departments, such as Information Technology and Human Resources, that support a comprehensive and effective enterprise.
Supervises and manages staff, daily operations, and the facilities at the Meadowlands ensuring high standards for service delivery and the appropriate implementation of Bergen Community College policies and procedures.
Focuses on establishing and maintaining a successful well trained, mentored, developed, and empowered team. Conducts performance reviews for all direct reports.
Develops, implements, and evaluates for continuous improvement a data driven Bergen Community College at the Meadowlands Strategic Plan that supports the growth and sustainability of the Campus.
Establishes data collection and data-driven decision-making processes related to enrollment, course and program offerings, co-curricular programming, and student and enrollment services.
Works collaboratively with Academic and Student Affairs staff to support course and instructor scheduling, and enrollment and registration activities at the Meadowlands.
Uses data to support Academic Affairs with faculty, course, and program development and makes recommendations to develop and expand academic and support services at the Meadowlands.
Develops a set of core outcomes for unit and measures and tracks annual performance against objectives; prepares and submits annual assessment report to the designated office; and fully engages with the College’s Outcomes Assessment Program.
Partners with External Affairs to create and implement strategic marketing, recruitment, and operational plans and processes for Bergen Community College at the Meadowlands to increase visibility and enrollment at the Meadowlands Campus.
Evaluates existing extra- and co-curricular programs and collaborates with College departments to offer cultural and student success-oriented programming ensuring a quality experience for students at the Meadowlands Campus.
Leverages the effective use of all College resources, including assigned staff, to ensure the full array of educational opportunities and student support are available at the Meadowlands.
Collaborates with External Affairs and Continuing Education to cultivate and maintain relationships with community partners and actively participates in outreach to improve strategic partnerships with the College.
Supports Continuing Education, Corporate Sector and Public Training adult education, workforce development and any related instructional programs.
Manages facility activities and coordinates with the Facilities Division to ensure proper maintenance is performed and issues are promptly addressed. Ensures a first-rate learning environment through appropriate upkeep of physical plant operations at the site.
Plans and executes the successful implementation of key projects and initiatives.
Prepares, track, monitors and adheres to an annual budget and supports yearly budget development.
Participates in grant applications, tracking, and reporting in conjunction with the Director of Grants Administration; ensures all relevant grant review requirements are executed, reporting deadlines are met, and site reviews are completed.
Subject to senior management review and final board approval, has the responsibility, power and authority to hire, fire, discipline and promote full and part-time employees.
Performs additional tasks or duties as assigned by the Vice President of Student Affairs or other designated management.
SALARY AND BENEFITS:
Annual Salary ranges from $105,000-$110,000.
NJ Educators Health Plan with free Vision and Dental. NJ State Pension plan.
23 vacation days, 16 sick days, 5 personal days, 2 floating holidays, all designated holidays and 5 non-designated holidays a year. 5 Partial Sick Days.
Tuition reimbursement opportunities for staff and their family 6 months after hire.
Education: Master’s Degree in Business, Education, Administration or a related field is required.
Experience: Minimum of 7 years of experience in Instructional Management and/or Administration is necessary. At least 3 years of experience with budget development and monitoring, planning and record keeping, and grant development and implementation.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Demonstrates understanding of the community college mission and practices an open door policy. Must know basic accounting practices, be proficient in the basic use of the Microsoft Office suite, and have the ability to work with an administrative database computer system such as DATATEL/Colleague.
Founded in 1965 to satisfy the region’s need for a convenient, affordable and comprehensive higher education destination, Bergen Community College now enrolls nearly 17,000 students in its academic degree programs. The College’s three sites in Paramus (main campus), Hackensack (Ciarco Learning Center) and Lyndhurst (Bergen Community College at the Meadowlands) serve more than 32,000 students in degree, continuing education and adult education programs.