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CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES:

Position: Bloomfield College Fostering Student Success Grant Program Director

Date Posted: September 16, 2021

Department: Academic Affairs

Job Description:

Position Title: Bloomfield College Fostering Student Success Grant Program Director

Department: Office of Academic Affairs

Bloomfield College was awarded a grant from the New Jersey Office of the Secretary of Higher Education (OSHE) Opportunity Meets Innovation Challenge Grant Program for a “Fostering Student Success Program.”  This grant funds a two-year project to strengthen the College’s student support services to increase the academic success, retention rates, and graduation rates of the College’s minority and low-income students. The goals of this project with the College’s Vision 2026: Moving Forward Strategic Plan.

We are seeking a Director to lead the program.  The Fostering Student Success Program Director will report to the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty, with dotted line reporting to the Executive Director of the Center for Student Success.  Specific responsibilities for the Director include:

Qualifications:
  • Overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Student Success Program.
  • Conducting a needs assessment to identify what assets students lack, what barriers they face, and what interventions might yield the best results.
  • In year one, recruit 50 full-time undergraduate students into the program.  In year two, additional students will be recruited and enrolled by the Director to replace students who have left the program. A total of 75 students will be served by the grant.
  • Implementing planned interventions to include the following multi-interventions into a holistic student centric program: intrusive academic and financial advising, tutoring, career exploration and professional development, gap funding, and programs for family members in order to support our students from first year through graduation.
  • Collaborating with the Center for Student Success’ Executive Director and the Office of Students with Disabilities; Center for Academic Advising and Career Engagement; and Office of Tutoring, and Writing and Academic Support Services to reconfigure and augment services to better support our students.
  • Implementing additional support for students to include memberships to professional organizations; emergency use of laptops and mobile hotspots; monthly workshops on self-discovery, college readiness, career exploration and a two-day conference for students and family members provided by Paradigm Shift Leadership; online Smarthinking tutoring provided by Pearson; and VirtualJobShadow.com by Strivven Media LLC.
  • Collecting and entering participant data into the Blumen database.
  • Facilitating contracts and student support services with outside vendors working on the project.
  • Managing the grant budget.
  • Preparing purchase orders and payment vouchers for orders and purchases.
  • Working closely with an external evaluator to ensure timely assessment strategies and data collection.
  • Submitting evaluation tools (surveys, focus group questions, etc.) for IRB approval if necessary.
  • Maintaining records of participation in grant activities.
  • Assisting staff and faculty as needed in the service of grant activities.
  • Collaborating with individuals from across all units of the College.
  • Coordinating all project activities, troubleshooting issues and identifying resolutions.
  • Creating and sustaining all project update reports for both internal and external audits, and OSHE-required reports.
  • Performing other duties as assigned by the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty.

Responsibilities:

Education and Training: Master’s degree in Education or Business Administration; program administration, preferably at higher education level; or equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience. Demonstrated knowledge of successfully implementing grant-funding program requirements and methods to attain project objectives.

Experience: A minimum of five years of experience working with underrepresented populations in postsecondary education, as well as experience in managing and implementing grant funded projects required.

Other necessary skills and qualifications: Strong management skills required, including supervision of personnel and team-building, management of budget, impeccable record-keeping skills, excellent oral and written communication skills, and a strong sense of commitment and ethics. Commitment to serving underrepresented students and to helping them succeed academically.  Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) is required.

 

Application Information:

Applications must include a letter outlining the candidate’s experiences and qualifications for the position, a curriculum vita, and the names and contact information for three references should be sent electronically (PDF format preferred) to academic_affairs@bloomfield.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  For priority consideration, applications should be submitted by October 8, 2021.

 

Position: Assistant Director of Advising/Senior Advisor- (CAACE)

Date Posted: September 9, 2021

Department: Center for Academic Advising and Career Education (CAACE)

Job Description:

This position reports to the Director of the Center for Academic Advising and Career Education (CAACE)
Title: Assistant Director of Advising/Senior Advisor
Reports to: Director of CAACE, Academic Affairs
Basic Function:
The Assistant Director/Senior Advisor collaborates with the Associate Director of CAACE on the timely
advising of all first year students.
Application closing date: October 15, 2021

Qualifications:

Duties:
● Coordinate Advising lists and the assignment of academic advisors
● Represents the VPAA on Orientation Committee
● Oversees projects and staff as directed by the CAACE Director
● Other duties as assigned by the Director of CAACE Advising Responsibilities:
● Advise/coach students as assigned;
● Evaluate transcripts for students transferring to Bloomfield College and input those credits into the system;
● Coordinate the Education program;
● Prepare enrollment reports for TEAC and Title II;
● Advise students in the Education Program;
● Contact students who have failed classes and change their schedules;
● Assist with first year, sophomore and junior checks;
● Serve as a liaison to the Education Division; and,
● Perform other duties as assigned by the Director.

Minimum Qualifications:
- Master’s degree
- Experience with Datatel Colleague system
- A record of progressively increasing responsibility, preferably in a higher education setting -Demonstrated excellent customer service philosophy
- Demonstrated creative problem solving
- Ability to use Microsoft Office (Word, Excel)
- Excellent oral, written and communication skills
- Ability to work independently and proactively
- Accuracy and attention to detail
- Ability to work with a diverse group of people

- Knowledge of higher education laws including FERPA

Application Information:

Position: PBI Grant Director

Date Posted: September 8, 2021

Department: Academic Affairs

Job Description:

Bloomfield College is seeking a PBI Grant Director for a grant-funded position through an award from the U.S. Department of Education’s Predominantly Black Institutions (PBI) Grant Program. The timeframe for the position is dependent on the length of the grant, which is expected to continue for five years. The PBI Grant Director will report to the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty. Duties are as follows, but not limited to:

This is a 12-month position. Hours: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm, M-F.

Qualifications:

Education and Training: Master’s degree in Education or Business Administration; program administration, preferably at higher education level; or equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience. Demonstrated knowledge of U.S. Department of Education program requirements and methods to attain project objectives.

Experience: A minimum of five years of experience working with underrepresented populations in postsecondary education, as well as experience in managing and implementing federally funded projects required.

Other necessary skills and qualifications: Strong management skills required, including supervision of personnel and team-building, management of budget, impeccable record-keeping skills, excellent oral and written communication skills, and a strong sense of commitment and ethics. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) is required.

Responsibilities:
  • Overseeing the day-to-day operations of the PBI grant projects.
  • Work with Center for Academic Advising and Career Education staff to identify internship opportunities for C.H.A.M.P.S. Program participants.
  • Provide direct coaching to C.H.A.M.P.S. Program participants.
  • Attending Admission Events to promote the C.H.A.M.P.S. Program.
  • Creating and maintaining a webpage for the C.H.A.M.P.S. Program.
  • Work with PBI grant staff (PBI Grant Associate, Mental Health Program Specialist, Director of Academic Coaching, Mentoring Program Coordinator, and Collegiate Transition Specialist) to ensure that the goals and objectives are met.
  • Facilitate contracts and student support services with outside vendors (InsideTrack, Single Stop, Paradigm Shift, Smarthinking, Qooper, and EVERFI).
  • Managing the PBI grant budgets.
  • Preparing purchase orders and payment vouchers for orders and purchases.
  • Working closely with the external evaluator to ensure timely assessment strategies and data collection.
  • Submitting evaluation tools (surveys, focus group questions, etc.) for IRB approval.
  • Developing and nurturing relationships with community partners and key stakeholders
  • Maintaining records of participation in PBI grant activities (sign in sheets, agendas, meeting minutes, surveys, etc.).
  • Assisting staff and faculty as needed in the service of grant activities.
  • Collaborating with individuals from across all units of the College.
  • Coordinating all project activities, troubleshooting issues and identifying resolutions.
  • Creating and sustaining all project update reports for both internal and external audits.
  • Managing PBI staff and student workers (Peer tutors, C.H.A.M.P.S. chaperones, etc.)  conferences, special events, travel, etc.
  • Performing other duties as assigned by the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty.

Application Information:

This position will be open until filled. All applicants must provide electronically (PDF format preferred) a letter of application, curriculum vita or resume, and three references with contact information to sherrie_calish@bloomfield.edu.

Position: Assistant Director of the Nursing Resource and Learning Center

Date Posted: June 28, 2021

Department: Nursing

Job Description:

The Frances M. McLaughlin Division of Nursing at Bloomfield College invites candidates to apply for the Assistant Director of the Nursing Resource and Learning Center. This position reports to the Director of the Nursing Resource and Learning Center and the Chair of the Division of Nursing.

This position is a part-time position, 15-18 hours per week, one Saturday a month. The position provides educational support for students in the undergraduate program and who are working on the development of their psycho-motor skills, ability to utilize simulation techniques to demonstrate their competency, assisting the director in providing activities that promote learning and the provision of safe patient care. Assisting the faculty during lab experiences and simulations.

Qualifications:
  • MSN
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing ( will consider BSN for right candidate)
  • A current New Jersey RN license.
  • Recent clinical experience.
  • Clinical experience precepting and/or teaching.
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Applications (Word and Excel)
  • Experience with simulation learning modalities.
  • Good communication and organizational skills.

Responsibilities:

The following list indicates the general nature and level of work required in this position. This is not a comprehensive listing of all the activities, duties, or responsibilities that may be required for the operation of the NRSC based on faculty and student’s needs. Other related duties required for operating the NRSC may be assigned by the Associate Dean.

  • Supports the functioning of the NRLC, including physical plant, teaching materials, and equipment/supplies.
  • Coordinates activities needed to assist faculty in teaching and demonstrating clinical skills to students.
  • Conducts workshops such as skill demonstrations, math reviews, and test-taking
  • Monitors the use of supplies and equipment in the NRC by students and faculty.
  • Assists students with the practice of technical skills and computer lab use.
  • Assists with maintaining an updated inventory of equipment and supplies and processing of replacement orders.
  • Assists with activities related to the administration of Examinations, including but not limited to, proctoring, ordering supplies, and downloading of the tests.
  • Maintains accurate student practice records/files, including sign-in sheet and remediation request forms.
  • Completes related duties as assigned by the Director.

Application Information:

Applicants must electronically submit (PDF format preferred) a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and two letters of recommendation with contact information (submitted directly from person writing the letter) to the Division of Nursing at lisa_ruiz@bloomfield.edu (Electronic submissions only, no phone calls please). Search is open until filled.

THE COLLEGE RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CHANGE, ADD, OR REASSIGN JOB DUTIES OR COMBINE POSITIONS, OR PORTIONS THEREOF, AT ANYTIME. THIS JOB DESCRIPTION IS NOT AN EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT OR CONTRACT.

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.

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