Career Opportunities - Administrators

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CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES:
 

 

Bloomfield College is seeking to hire a director for our TRIO-Student Support Services Grant program. This is a full-time, twelve-month position within the Office of Academic Affairs. The director reports to the VP for Academic Affairs. The successful director/coach will join a thriving program and must be willing to assist participants in achieving the goals of the program.
 
Required Qualifications:
 
• Master's degree in education, counseling, educational administration, or other related area or a master's degree in a content area complimentary to other staff members (math, technology, or English) to provide a comprehensive academic staff plus additional training in education, counseling, educational administration, or other related area.
• Three or more years of successful experience in the administration of educational opportunities programs or support services programs—including the design, management, or implementation of same.
• Minimum two years' experience successfully addressing the needs of students with Student Support Services eligible profiles.
• Strong management skills, including supervision of personnel, team building, and budget management.
• Proficiency with technology for recordkeeping, reporting, and communication purposes and impeccable recordkeeping skills.
• Strong sense of commitment and ethics; ability to maintain confidentiality.
• Interest in developing a team approach within and across units Of the College.
• An individual with a background similar to that of SSS participants is preferred.
 
Responsibilities Include:
 
• Ensure compliance with all U.S. Department of Education (USDOE) regulations and requirements for SSS programs.
• Prepare and submit annual reports to the USDOE.
• Recruit students for the program.
• Provide leadership for the development of Individual Education Plans for all SSS participants.
• Oversee assessment, academic planning and advising for SSS participants and monitoring student progress.
• Provide academic, career, social/personal, and financial counseling to SSS participants.
• Provide counseling and instruction in academic content area to participants.
• With VP, determine necessary and sufficient personnel for effectiveness and make staffing recommendations.
• Conduct annual staff evaluations.
• Distribute SSS grant funds.
 
This is a grant funded position which is due for renewal on 9/1/2020.
 
Candidates must submit a cover letter, CV, and contact information for three references, Finalists will be asked to provide official transcripts. Please send all mat

 

 
REPORTS TO: Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty     
DIVISION: Academic Affairs
 
BASIC FUNCTION:
 
The Executive Director for the Student Success Center provides leadership and oversees the units that support student success at Bloomfield College. This position will develop academic student success initiatives to increase retention, graduation rates and career goals for all students. The Executive Director will be responsible for envisioning and building the unit within Academic Affairs and forge a strong partnership with all constituents at Bloomfield College. This position reports to the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty.
SCOPE OF SUPERVISION:
The Executive Director will directly supervise the Student Success Center which includes oversight of the following four departments:
** Center for Academic Advising and Career Education (CAACE); incudes Services for Students with Disabilities
 **Center for Innovation in Teaching to Enhance Learning (CITEL)
** Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF); 
**TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) Program; includes Star, the McNair Scholars Program
 
SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
Oversee the implementation and success of all departments within the auspices of the Student Success Center in concert with the College’s mission and resources.
Implement the concept of the Student Success Center with its Four Year Success Pathways Program.  
Implement a first year, sophomore, junior and senior experience with focus on academic advisement and student success 
Provide leadership to improve student retention, degree completion, career preparation and post graduate success
Ensure one-on-one student success coaching sessions with students from year one to year 4 and beyond.
Oversee efforts by Student Success Coaches to promote student self-awareness, career exploration, professional development, and academic planning. 
Manage relationships with constituents: faculty, alumni, staff, employers, deans, division chairs, trustees and vice presidents.
Work with the Registrar to serve as the campus advocate for students
Develop department goals, assessments of services, student learning outcomes, and analytical reports.
Implement and manage various technologies, software, and on-line databases as well as Starfish to support the delivery of effective academic and coaching services to students.
Manage the department’s budget and secure funding sources to supplement the College’s financial support.
Perform other duties as required.
 
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS :
 
Minimum Master’s degree in Higher Education or related field
Minimum of five years of leadership experience at the Director level (Assistant/Associate Director or Director) in student success and retention with experience in student success programs, campus wide initiatives
Experience in Career Services and Academic Advising
Evidence of leadership in decision-making, performance management, and problem-solving
Experience working with first generation, underserved student population.
Experience working with professional academic advisors and TRIO programs
Proven ability to deliver services in the functional areas of student support services, which include advising, career services, tutoring, coaching and mentoring 
 
Resumes and references should be sent to: tonderlaya_furman@bloomfield.edu 
 

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.