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Bloomfield College is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Assistant to the Vice President for Finance & Administration. The Assistant to the VPFA is a full-time administrative position.
Basic Function:

Responsible for developing the multiyear annual operating budget, analyzing admission reports and student retention, and recommending strategies to leverage scholarships offerings in order to improve student recruitment and retention.  Provide various program revenue and expenditures analysis. Provide administrative assistance support to the VPFA.

The Assistant to the Vice President for Finance & Administration will be responsible for a range of activities and results, including:

  • Develop a multiyear annual operating budget in collaboration with the College community by utilizing historical data and analytics.
  • Monitor and analyze weekly Admission Reports.  Collaborate with Enrollment Management to identify and provide recommendations that will improve outcomes (inquiries, applicants, acceptances, deposits, and enrolled). 
  • Monitor and analyze student retention.  Collaborate with program directors to identify and provide recommendations that will improve retention and graduation rates.  Programs include, but not limited to: First Year Commuter Student VIP Club Program/other commuter students; First Year Mentoring Program; Learning Enrichment Academic Program (LEAP); Residential Coaching; EOF; student athletes; honors and BEST students. 
  • Monitor and analyze the financial aid discount rate.  Collaborate with Student Financial Services and Enrollment Management to identify and provide recommendations that will leverage scholarship offerings in order to improve student recruitment and retention. 
  • Provide and promote excellent customer service to students.
  • Lead, coordinate, assist with, and report on projects, including, but not limited to project tracking and follow up, milestone management, data analysis, and communication preparation.
  • Provide ad-hoc departmental support with varying projects.
  • Maintain Vice President's schedule by planning and scheduling meetings, conferences, teleconferences and team activities.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Vice President for Finance & Administration.

Required Skills

  • Ability to work with confidential information, demonstrating exceptional judgement and personal leadership in all situations, including a high level of discretion and professionalism.
  • Strong listening, written and verbal communication skills - ability to articulate concepts and ideas effectively with minimal supervision. This could involve preparing communications representing the Vice President.
  • Results oriented - has a strong sense of ownership of tasks, organized with great attention to detail and follow through.
  • Comprehensive thinker - can infer and identify the many related items and actions relating to a project or request - digs deep when needed - assimilates new information quickly.
  • Ability to shift focus, multi-task, and prioritize in a rapidly changing environment and with multiple deadline-driven priorities.  Effective project management and time management skills
  • Analytical skills - ability to review and summarize data to identify trends and themes as well as potential solutions and next steps.  Practical knowledge of importing and verifying data for use in reports, spreadsheets, graphs, and/or flow charts. Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel (i.e., pivot tables, etc.), web-based communication protocols.
  • Ability to empathize with individuals when approached for help in situational circumstances.


Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor’s degree is required.  Master’s degree and prior higher education/non-profit experience with a focus on student recruitment, student retention, and/or student financial aid leveraging is preferred.  Candidate must have strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite; student information systems experience (Colleague/Ellucian preferred); and knowledge of reporting and statistical/analytical tools (such as SPSS) and presentation software. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential. Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and be self-motivated. 

Please send cover letter, resume and three references to the attention of the HR to financeresumes@bloomfield.edu.

No phone calls.


Eductional Opportunity Fund Program (EOF) Counselor 

Reporting to the Director of Educational Opportunity Fund Program, the EOF Counselor provides: a) comprehensive academic, personal, and career counseling to a diverse student population; b) facilitates program efforts to address male student initiatives within the program c) contributes to the design, coordination and implementation of EOF support programs, activities, and events; d) maintains an EOF student caseload of Bloomfield College Juniors and Seniors and related records; ) facilitates workshops on college success and develops initiatives to enhance the retention of EOF students with a focus on second year students; f) meets with incoming students for the EOF program; and g) serves on college committees and other related duties.
In this role, the Counselor will serve as a member of the EOF team, which provides:
* A comprehensive program for academically and financially challenged students.
* Quality support services to enhance students' academic, personal, and professional development towards successful completion of their college education.
Principal Functions and Responsibilities:  
1. Provide a structured ongoing program of academic, personal, career and financial counseling for all EOF students.
2. Establish a positive environment to facilitate open communications and serve as a liaison with students, faculty, and staff.
3. Monitor EOF students' academic performance and progress and provide advisement on course registration.
4. Develop effective strategies to increase student enrollment and retention.
5. Assist in the planning and implementation of the Five-Week Summer EOF Residential Enrichment Program, EOF Freshman Development Program (FDP), Positive Student Support Program (PASS), and Career Action Program (CAP).
6. Create and manage effectively a support service program budget. 
7. Develop and maintain positive relationships with high school administrators, guidance counselors, teachers, and staff.
8. Evaluate and maintain on-going contact with student applicants to ensure completion of the application process.
9. Conduct presentations on College admission and financial aid procedures at on- and at off-campus visit sites.
10. Design and facilitate workshops on study/note taking skills, time/stress management, diversity education, healthy relationships, and other required college skills to succeed.
11. Complete and submit reports on student counseling sessions, program accomplishments, budget management, areas of improvement, and annual plans.
12. Attend on- and off-campus workshops, training programs, and professional development conferences (e.g., EOF NJ Statewide Conference) and serve on campus-wide committees as required.
13. Work closely with all offices and departments at the College and specifically within the Divisions of Student Affairs and Academic Affairs.
14. Works occasional evenings and weekends.
15. Maintain the overall daily operation of the EOF program in the absence of the EOF Director.
16. Other duties as assigned by the Director of EOF and the Student Affairs Office.
Minimum Requirements:
* A Baccalaureate degree in Psychology/Sociology; Master's degree in Counseling or related field preferred.
* Two years of experience in college level academic and career counseling and financial aid advisement.
* Strong communication, organizational, and computer skills.
* One year of professional experience working with individuals from socio-economically challenged backgrounds.
Candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and minimum of the names, addresses, and phone numbers for three references to:
Bloomfield College
Educational Opportunity Fund Program
455 Franklin Street
Bloomfield, NJ 07003 
or via email to eof@bloomfield.edu 
(No phone calls please) 
Deadline for submission is July 12, 2018

Basic Function:

The Associate Director is a full-time position within the Office of International Training and Professional Studies of Bloomfield College. The Associate Director provides administrative and logistical support to the department with close direction from the Director of Global Education. The Associate Director will develop, manage and evaluate international students’ practicum opportunities and resources, and she/he is to place them to practicum places appropriate to their academic goals and is to provide customer-oriented support and service to all international students. Evening and weekend hours required, as well as driving students to/from places.

Principle Function and Responsibilities:

  • Identifies and manage prospective practicum employers/places relevant to students’ academic goals and contributes to a published list of opportunities and contact information.
  • Contacts administrators/employers to create and develop practicum opportunities on behalf of students to ensure a wide range of opportunities related to the programs of study offered at ITPS.
  • Collaborates with academic/industrial administrators to identify, define, and meet student practicum needs, goals and objectives.
  • Manages and evaluates practicum outcomes and develops improvement and project plans including proposals for new programs and initiatives related to funding options, tracking, and assessment of practicum programs.
  • Maintains practicum placement follow-up records and reports weekly to supervisor when requested.
  • Maintains comprehensive records on various businesses, organizations, and employers.
  • Participates in staff development activities, including regular staff meeting.
  • Works cooperatively with all other staff members including program instructors, both within the division and with the campus at large, to maximize the short and long term success of the programs.
  • Provides students, clients, partners and co-workers with the highest level of service excellence and professionalism so as to enhance retention and provide growth for the department.
  • Supports ITPS to create promotional materials and to market all programs.
  • Updates and organizes all forms, documents and files as needed.
  • Helps to problem solve across the organization.
  • Helps with design of new programs/services or concepts.
  • A requirement of this position will be to drive department vehicles when necessary.
  • Additional duties as required.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in higher education, student affairs, or an equivalent combination of education and experience to demonstrate core competencies.
  • Minimum five (5) years of experience in practicum/internship placement, recruitment, or in college career services.
  • Valid driver’s license and a clean abstract.
  • Experience working with international students
  • Available to work flexible day, evening and weekend hours

Must be detail oriented with strong customer/client service skills, able to communicate clearly and effectively, able to work independently with minimal supervision; and, able to work on various large projects simultaneously. Strong administrative skills, including MOS 2010.

Send resume and three references to soyun_park@bloomfield.edu



Bloomfield College is an affirmative action, equal-opportunity employer. The College is committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workplace and inclusive culture that encourages all people to reach their full potential. The College encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans, and persons with disabilities.