If you are interested in applying for one of the available positions, please send a cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy (faculty positions only), resume and the names, addresses and phone numbers of three professional references to:
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Loch Sheldrake, NY 12759
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Please indicate in your cover letter where you learned of this employment announcement.
Applicants may be subject to background checks.
SUNY Sullivan follows an equal opportunity policy and employs personnel without regard to race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental ability, military obligations and marital status.
Mentor-Tutor – Liberty Partnerships Program
Posted: October 25, 2018
SUNY Sullivan is seeking to fill the position of Mentor Tutor in the Liberty Partnerships Program. The Mentor-Tutor will assist the Director and Coordinator in implementing the Liberty Partnerships Program, an after-school, day school and summer program designed to promote successful graduation, college readiness and career development among high school students. Some daytime hours may be required. Programming occurs at local school districts, field trips, and on the SUNY Sullivan campus. It requires a flexible work schedule. Night and weekends may occasionally be required for special events. The Mentor Tutor for the Liberty Partnerships Program reports to the LPP Director, and will take direction from the Program & Education Coordinator. This is a part-time, grant-funded position.
- College background required, Bachelor’s degree preferred
- Experience or willingness to work with disadvantaged youth
- Ability to demonstrate strong knowledge in specific academic subjects
- Experience in youth counseling, social work, or case work
- Proficiency in MS Windows
- Bi-lingual English/Spanish a plus
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Interact with students in order to assess their academic needs, work with the LPP team to develop learning plans and assist with designing curriculums.
- Assist in directing and coordinating the planning, implementation and evaluation of the Liberty Partnerships Program in and out-of- school time for high school students enrolled in programming at the Liberty Partnership Program.
- Tutor LPP students based on assessed areas of need.
- Comfortable assisting students with academic/homework needs at the middle and high school level.
- Facilitate group discussions on topics related to college readiness, life skills and youth development.
- Mentoring students regarding academic and personal issues at the individual and group level.
- Keep informed of current trends in education.
- Perform other duties as assigned by the Director and Coordinator.
The Mentor-Tutor will receive $15 to $20 per hour depending on experience, and may work up to 25 hours per week, depending on the needs of the program and dates that the public schools are in session. Hiring for this position is contingent on the finalization of the LPP contract with the State and receipt of a clean criminal history record. To be considered, please forward your cover letter, resume, and the name, address and telephone number of three (3) professional references to:
Posted: February 19, 2019
SUNY Sullivan Dormitory Corporations is seeking to fill the position of Resident Director (RD). Reporting to the Assistant Dean for Student Engagement, the Resident Director (RD) is a live-in, 12-month professional position with primary responsibility to coordinate developmental programs, activities, mediation and policy enforcement with the Resident Assistant (RA) staff. The RD will also work with college personnel in developing, planning and implementing residence hall activities for the benefit of the residence hall occupants. Hours will vary based needs of the residence hall. Nights and weekends are required.
- RD’s must have a Bachelor’s Degree; a Master’s Degree in a student personnel field, counseling or related field is preferred.
- Experience in residence hall living and/or two or more years in a related college student personnel area are required.
- Proficiency using Microsoft Office software.
- Possession of or ability to obtain certification in CPR/AED and First Aid.
- Demonstrated commitment to working with multi-cultural population and awareness of issues affecting women and minorities.
- The ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing with students, athletes, staff, faculty, alumni, administrators, and parents.
- The ability to inspire achievement and leadership among students and staff.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Provide management and leadership of two residential facilities housing up to 380 residents.
- Evaluate, schedule, supervise and develop a team of RAs with the goal of enabling them to effectively conduct the daily long-term operation of the halls, handle campus housing issues, policies, procedures, and special concerns.
- Develop and implement social, cultural and educational programs for dormitory residents. May work with the college’s student activities, athletics and learning center staff as well as the Assistant Dean for Student Engagement in developing and implementing programs.
- Working with the Director of Student Activities, Director of Athletics, the Assistant Dean for Student Engagement and Housing and the Coordinator of First Year Experience, develops an orientation program for residents with the intent to augment positive roommate and floor resident interaction, and encourage positive respect among diverse residents.
- Under the guidance of the Assistant Dean for Student Engagement, conducts monthly development and training for RA staff.
- Enforce and monitor the enforcement of dormitory policies and rules by RAs, Assistant RAs and security personnel.
- Investigate all alleged infractions, conduct room inspections/searches and report findings to the Assistant Dean for Student Engagement. Recommends disciplinary actions, and participates in all hearings.
- Participate in interviewing and selecting Resident Assistant staff members.
- Hold regular published office hours.
- Work with the Assistant Dean and campus personnel in supporting summer program residents regarding access to facilities, quality of services, acquiring and dispensing special supplies or furnishings, and responding to reasonable needs of temporary residents.
- Perform other duties as assigned by the Assistant Dean.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The hiring range for this position is $30,000 per annum, including housing and benefits. Please indicate in your cover letter where you learned of this employment opportunity. Please E-mail your cover letter, resume and the name, address and telephone number of (3) professional references to:
Bilingual Tutor – Liberty Partnerships Program
Posted: February 19, 2019
SUNY Sullivan is seeking to fill the position of Bilingual Tutor in the Liberty Partnerships Program. The Bilingual Tutor will assist the Director and Coordinator in implementing the Liberty Partnerships Program, an after-school, day school and summer program designed to promote successful graduation, college readiness and career development among high school students. Some daytime hours may be required. It requires a flexible work schedule. Night and weekends may occasionally be required for special events. The Bilingual Tutor for the Liberty Partnerships Program reports to the LPP Director, and will take direction from the Program & Education Coordinator. This is a part-time, grant-funded position.
- Bilingual English/Spanish a must
- College background required, Bachelor’s degree preferred
- Experience or willingness to work with disadvantaged youth
- Ability to demonstrate strong knowledge in English Language Arts ELL and/or ESL experience a plus.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Interact with English language learners in order to assess their academic needs, work with the LPP team to develop learning plans and assist with designing curriculums.
- Tutor LPP students based on assessed areas of need, tutor for Regents exams, and assist with homework.
Special Information: Programming occurs at local middle and high schools during day and after-school hours, at the Monticello Center for Workforce Development, and on the SUNY Sullivan campus in the summer.
This is a part-time position: Tutors will receive $15-20 per hour depending on experience, and may work up to 25 hours per week depending on the needs of the program, and whether school is in session.
Employment is contingent upon passing NYSED background check.
Contact: Please send cover letter, resume and three references to:
English Composition/Developmental Writing–Adjunct Faculty
Posted: April 5, 2019
SUNY Sullivan is seeking an adjunct faculty member to teach English Composition and/or Developmental Writing in the Division of Liberal Arts and Sciences for the fall, 2019 semester. An ability to teach Fundamentals of Speech would be an added bonus.
- Master’s Degree required; PhD in a related field preferred.
- Applicants must show an ability to guide students (with varying degrees of writing competency) successfully through the process approach to writing; applicants must show the ability to work effectively one-on-one with students.
- Applicants with the ability to teach Fundamentals of Speech are especially welcome, but that skill-set is not required.
- Experience teaching and the ability to interact with a diverse student and staff population is required for all faculty positions.
Review of resumes begins immediately. Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled; however, earlier applications will be given priority. Forward your cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references via e-mail to:
Psychology – Adjunct Faculty
Posted: August 1, 2019
SUNY Sullivan is now accepting applications for up to three adjunct instructors in our psychology program to teach courses in Introductory (General) Psychology. Successful candidates must have familiarity and expertise within a range of topics in the discipline, and be available to teach during daytime and possibly evening hours.
The successful candidate will be willing and able to commit to delivering well-prepared lessons; holding weekly on-site office hours; engaging in regular and timely communication with students and staff via college email; developing and following clear and transparent grading practices; adhering to college and department policies; and submitting requested grades, records, and academic paperwork by posted deadlines.
- Master’s degree in Psychology (Ph.D. preferred)
- Teaching experience (preferably at the college level)
- Comfort learning, using, or adapting Learning technology
- A strong commitment to student success
- Exceptional organizational and communication skills
Please note – these courses are scheduled on campus in Loch Sheldrake, NY, and applicants must have the ability to teach on campus and during business hours. Instructors who are only available to teach online courses will not be considered.
Review of resumes is scheduled to begin immediately in anticipation of a Fall 2019 appointment. Please indicate in your cover letter the source where you learned of this employment opportunity, and e-mail your cover letter and resume and the names, addresses and phone numbers of three (3) professional references to:
Director of Institutional Research
Posted: August 8, 2019
SUNY Sullivan is seeking to fill the position of Director of Institutional Research. The incumbent is responsible for overseeing the: (1) collection and maintenance of data related to college activity and functions; (2) analysis of college and other data to inform planning and improvement activities; and (3) the preparation and distribution of reports based on these data and analyses.
This position reports to the Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs. It is classified as Academic Support and the incumbent is a member of the Professional Staff association (PSA).
- Bachelor’s Degree in mathematics, statistics, educational or social science research, or a related field. Master’s degree preferred.
- At least five years of recent experience in administrative computing, institutional research, education research administration, statistical analysis, or other relevant experience. Institutional Research experience in a college setting is preferred.
- Experience with tools and technologies used in institutional research. This includes: research design and implementation, statistics and statistical software package, survey design and implementation, management and student information systems, and report generation programs).
- Knowledge of relational database design and management and expertise in Microsoft Office (Access, Excel, Word and PowerPoint) and SQL Server.
- Experience with Jenzabar EX, Info-maker and Izenda report writer highly desirable.
- Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Collection and Maintenance of Data Related to College Activity and Functions
- Maintain all records and files related to research and assessment activities.
- Monitor the overall integrity of data, complying with state and federal requirements, taking appropriate steps to correct discrepancies when noted.
- Work with areas of the college responsible for data input to improve process for collecting and inputting accurate data into the data system.
- Update and maintain the college’s Outcomes Dashboard.
- Oversee the administration of the Community College Survey of Student Engagement (CCSSE) and other benchmarked surveys in which the college chooses to participate.
- Act as a clearinghouse for all internal and external requests for assessment related and demographic data
- Assists in the preparation, follow-up, and reports in the college’s effort to secure grants.
Data Analysis to Inform Planning and Improvement
- Conduct demographic and other studies to support marketing, recruitment, and enrollment management activities.
- Analyze measures of institutional outcomes and effectiveness and provides appropriate reports when requested.
- Assist in compiling, formatting and analyzing data to support annual program reviews.
- Assists faculty, staff and administration by providing data and information relevant to their areas of operation and to support college planning.
- Interprets statistical information to assist staff, faculty and administration in performing their duties.
- Collaborate with Academic Council and other entities to determine what measures to use in program and/or project evaluation, and recommend a systematic approach in obtaining data and transforming it into useful information.
- Annually, analyze measures of student outcomes for cohorts of students new to SUNY Sullivan.
- In consultation with the President, Finance Controller and members of the Executive Committee, provides enrollment projections for budget and other pertinent decision-making.
- Oversee assessment activities relative to student outcome and program review, including the administration of the Student Evaluation of Educational Quality (SEEQ) for each course offered at SUNY Sullivan.
- Compile and analyze personnel information to support human resource related activities, including Collective Bargaining and fact-finding, faculty and staff promotions, compensation, and benefits.
- Serve as a standing member of SPIA (Strategic Planning and Institutional Assessment Committee), participate with the committee in strategic planning and institutional assessment activities.
- Chair SUNY Sullivan’s Institutional Review Board (IRB), set the policies and procedures of the IRB, together with the other board members, oversee and maintain documentation on all research activities involving human subjects.
Preparation and Distribution of Databased Reports
- Prepare state, federal and college accountability reports according to documented requirements, ensuring accuracy and timeliness.
- Prepare and/or provide data for ad hoc reports requested from other external agencies (e.g. College Board, Petersons, American Association of Community Colleges), that will benefit SUNY Sullivan.
- Report out to the appropriate bodies on the results of research and data analysis activities such as the Community College Survey of Student Engagement (CCSSE), and make the results available to the campus community.
- Prepare and provide appropriate reports on student cohort analysis, including the AACC Voluntary Framework of Accountability, SAM (Student Achievement Measures), and federal IPEDS.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; however, for full consideration we strongly encourage candidates to submit all required materials prior to the review start date of October 1, 2019. The hiring range for this position is $60,306 to $70,357. Please indicate in your cover letter where you learned of this employment opportunity and e-mail your cover letter, resume and the name, address and telephone number of (3) professional references to:
Posted: August 30, 2019
SUNY Sullivan is seeking to fill the position of Enrollment Specialist. The Enrollment Specialist attracts, engages, and moves potential students to the complete action of enrollment at SUNY Sullivan by (1) helping to identify, develop and implement recruitment plans for specific target segments; (2) representing SUNY Sullivan at recruitment events (e.g., college fairs, high school visits) in specific geographic areas of the state of New York and neighboring states; (3) conducting assorted administrative duties related to the enrollment process (e.g., on campus registration and recruitment, evaluating transcripts for acceptance, guiding students through the financial aid process, and the advisement of students). This position requires significant travel, as well as work on several Saturdays and evenings throughout the year.
Expectations include conducting outreach and promoting the college by coordinating recruitment activities, guiding students through the financial aid process, and advisement. The Enrollment Specialist will provide the highest level of customer service to prospective students, parents, teachers, and guidance counselors. This position reports to the Director of Admissions. It is classified as Academic Support Staff and the incumbent is a member of the Professional Staff Association.
- Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate field, Master’s preferred
- Valid NYS driver’s license and ability to travel in an unrestricted manner.
- Excellent written, verbal, interpersonal and organization skills.
- Ability to interact well with people at all levels.
- Ability to meet and interact with groups in a public speaking situation.
- Proficiency in the latest version of Microsoft office software and internet search engines.
- Ability and willingness to work flexible hours, including nights and weekends: as well as travel throughout the metro-NY/NJ and Long Island areas.
- Experience with web-based recruitment and financial aid technologies.
- Prior experience in college admissions, recruitment, financial aid and event planning.
- Experience with the Jenzabar system or other Higher education solutions software.
- Bilingual a plus.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Recruit Specific Target Segments
- Participating in high school visits, college fairs and other special events to highlight SUNY Sullivan throughout the five boroughs of New York City as well as northern New Jersey and Long Island.
- Works with recruitment staff and other appropriate parties to identify untapped segments of the population that would benefit from participation in a SUNY Sullivan program
- Works with marketing to develop recruitment plan(s) for the identified target segment(s)
- Implements the recruitment plan(s) for the target segment(s)
- Works with appropriate parties to monitor and enhance actions while the plan is being implemented, and to evaluate and recommend improvements in future plan activities at the end of a recruitment cycle.
Recruit in Specific Geographic Areas
- Works with appropriate parties to identify specific geographic areas in which to undertake recruitment activities
- Provides input to develop recruitment plan(s) for the geographic areas
- Implements the recruitment plan(s) for the geographic areas (e.g., represent SUNY Sullivan at Recruitment Events such as college fairs, high school visits)
- Works with guidance counselors in geographic areas to market college opportunities to high school juniors & seniors
Participate in On-Campus Enrollment Activities
- Participates in on campus events for prospective students, their families and guidance counselors throughout the school year (e.g., registration day and evening events, and tele-marketing, tele-counseling, and phone and letter campaigns)
- Conducts campus tours, interviews prospective students, and meets with families, schools and the public as a representative of SUNY Sullivan.
- Advise students, parents and counselors in financial aid processes.
- Addresses the needs of students, counselors and families “walking in” seeking information about SUNY Sullivan.
Conduct Assorted Administrative Duties
- Maintains a working knowledge of evaluating transcripts, financial aid processes and other criteria for purposes of enrolling students into SUNY Sullivan, and assists with the review and screening of student applications, as needed.
- Coordinates facilities reservations for events, planning of recruitment travel, and tour management.
- Records and enters information for data record keeping, as needed.
- Interacts with campus staff to keep up-to-date on all academic programs, degrees and activities.
- Performs other duties as assigned by the Dean of Enrollment Management.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; however, for full consideration we strongly encourage candidates to submit all required materials prior to the review start date of September 30 th , 2019. The hiring range for this position is $38,000 to $43,067. Please E-mail your cover letter, resume and the name, address and telephone number of (3) professional references to the Office of Human Resources. Please indicate in your cover letter where you learned of this employment opportunity.Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Note: The following position is being shared from the employer, New Hope Community. While the work will be done at the New Hope Farm located on SUNY Sullivan’s campus, the college is not hiring the position.
Posted: September 17, 2019
- Determine types and quantities of crops or livestock to be raised, according to factors such as market conditions, federal program availability, and soil conditions.
- Harvest crops at New Hope Farm and Greenhouse.
- Install and shift irrigation systems to irrigate fields evenly or according to crop need.
- Monitor crops as they grow in order to ensure that they are growing properly and are free from diseases and contaminants.
- Perform crop production duties such as planning, tilling, planting, fertilizing, cultivating, spraying, and harvesting.
- Plan crop activities based on factors such as crop maturity and weather conditions.
- Select and purchase supplies and equipment such as seed, fertilizers, and farm machinery.
- Set up and operate farm machinery to cultivate, harvest, and haul crops.
- Assemble, position, and secure structures such as trellises, sheds, or fences.
- Demonstrate and explain farm work techniques and safety regulations to workers/volunteers.
- Grow out-of-season or early crops in greenhouses or cold-frame beds, or bud and graft plant stock.
- Hire, train and direct workers/volunteers engaged in planting, cultivating, irrigating, harvesting, and marketing crops, and in raising livestock.
- Lubricate, adjust, and make minor repairs to farm equipment.
- Maintain facilities such as fencing, water supplies, and outdoor housing and wind shelters.
- Facilitate community integration activities/events in conjunction with the farmer assistant to continue existing activities (tours etc) and expand opportunities into new ventures (Bee Keeping, Farmer’s Markets, Workshops, etc.)
- Guide and support Farmer/ Horticulture Assistant to perform job expectations at NHC farm and greenhouse.
- Collaborate with external entities such as Sullivan Community College and Sullivan Renaissance on areas of mutual interests.
- Day Habilitation Services, Supported Work, Residential and other NHC departments to expand and develop farming/horticulture skills in individuals.
- Education (Required)
- High School or better.
- Experience (Required)
- 3 years: Working on a producing farm.
- Licenses & Certifications (Required)
- NYS Driver’s License.
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Director of Human Resources
Posted: September 25, 2019
SUNY Sullivan is seeking to fill the position of Director of Human Resources. The Director reports to the President and administers the college’s human resources functions, including policy formulation, implementation, and communication, recruitment and employment activities, classification and compensation, benefits, management of performance and evaluation files, and training and professional development. The Director is responsible for ensuring compliance with federal and state regulations governing personnel. Also, the director consults with the Affirmative Action officer in the execution of the college’s affirmative action program. This is a Management Confidential, Executive Committee level position.
- Bachelor’s Degree in human resource administration or management or related field, Master’s preferred.
- Five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in a supervisory or managerial capacity in human resources administration preferably in a college or university.
- Excellent written, verbal, interpersonal, organizational and presentational skills.
- A thorough knowledge of applicable federal and state regulations is required.
- Experience in collective bargaining.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Supervises the benefits programs of the college.
- Serves as the college’s liaison with the County Personnel Office.
- Serves as the liaison with the Collective Bargaining units of the College.
- Advertises for staff and faculty recruitment.
- Coordinates faculty and staff evaluation process.
- Serves on all Search committees as an Ex-Officio member representing the Human Resources Office.
- Canvasses Civil Service lists for potential candidates when appropriate and assists the hiring office with hiring details.
- With input from faculty and staff, develops and administers faculty and staff development and training programs compliant with federal and state training regulations.
- Oversees the conversion of all personnel files into Jenzabar.
- Maintains personnel database and prepares all adjunct and overload hiring letters.
- Trains supervisors on documenting performance of staff.
- Assists in fact finding for labor relations and collective bargaining.
- Functions as the Ombudsperson in matters pertaining to discrimination, Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action (see separate job description).
- Corresponds with all candidates who are being considered for positions at the college.
- Oversees the Assistant Director of Human Resources
- Prepares annual salary schedule for Teamster and PSA positions.
- Advises President on personnel issues and recommends policies for approval and implementation.
- Reviews the results of investigations related to staff from the Title IX/Compliance Officer, and offer appropriate guidance to supervisors.
- Performs other duties assigned by the President.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; however, for full consideration we strongly encourage candidates to submit all required materials prior to the review start date of October 25, 2019. The hiring range for this position is $60,000 to $65,000. Please indicate in your cover letter where you learned of this employment opportunity, and e-mail your cover letter, resume and the name, address and telephone number of (3) professional references to the Office of Human Resources to:
Posted: October 9, 2019
SUNY Sullivan is seeking to fill a full-time, tenure-track position in the department of Health Sciences. The successful candidate must be able to assume responsibilities that include classroom and clinical teaching in all areas of Nursing. Faculty members are expected to participate in curriculum development and review and serve on college-wide committees. Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate a commitment to the community college philosophy and are willing to work in a collegial setting.
SUNY Sullivan faculty have the primary responsibility of teaching and assessing student learning. Faculty duties include teaching, advising, working toward continuous improvement to pedagogy and discipline specific content, service to the College through shared governance, and sharing one’s expertise in Sullivan County. This position reports to the Dean of Professions, Health Sciences and Library Services. It is classified as Faculty and the incumbent is a member of the Professional Staff Association.
- Master’s degree in Nursing (preferred) with clinical experience. Incumbents completing a Master’s degree will be considered. Tuition assistance is available.
- A current New York State license as a Registered Nurse.
- Previous experience in curriculum development, clinical and classroom teaching is preferred.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, however, review of resumes is scheduled to begin immediately, in anticipation of a Spring 2020 semester appointment. The hiring range for this position is commensurate with faculty ranking. Comprehensive background checks will be conducted for all selected candidates.
Forward cover letter and resume with names, addresses and phone numbers of 3 professional references, in addition to a statement of your teaching philosophy. Please indicate in your cover letter where you learned of this this employment opportunity.
Please indicate in your cover letter where you learned of this employment opportunity, and include a statement of your teaching philosophy. E-mail your cover letter, resume and the name, address and telephone number of (3) professional references to the Office of Human Resources to:
Adjunct Instructor – Mathematics
Posted: October 10, 2019
SUNY Sullivan is seeking a part-time faculty to teach Elementary Statistics (MAT 1004) online during the Winter session 2019-2020. The successful candidate must demonstrate excellence in teaching math and must also have experience teaching Statistics courses.
- A Master’s degree is required.
- Candidates must be able to demonstrate excellence in teaching and
- Possess the ability to effectively interact with a diverse student population.
- The ability to teach Intermediate Algebra is a plus.
Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled, however, review of resumes is scheduled to begin immediately, in anticipation of a Winter 2019-2020 semester appointment. Adjunct compensation is commensurate with ranking. Please indicate in your cover letter where you learned of this employment opportunity, and forward electronically, your cover letter, resume and the names, addresses and phone numbers of three (3) professional references to:
Senior Director of Communications
Posted: October 16, 2019
SUNY Sullivan is seeking to fill the position of Senior Director of Communications. The Senior Director of Communications provides leadership to the offices and functions that communicate information to the campus community and external constituencies. The Senior Director of Communications is the primary team member responsible for message development, planning, crafting and managing communications to raise awareness and positively position and differentiate SUNY Sullivan. This position leads media relations and public relations for the College. This position oversees the offices and functions for Special Events and Campus Activities, Public Relations, Social Media, Website, and Marketing.
The position serves as “reporter,” executive editor and writer for the College, identifying, developing and writing story ideas and establishing regular communication with faculty to uncover stories that advance SUNY Sullivan’s brand. The Senior Director of Communications will work with an external Marketing firm and may enlist others (on staff or contract) to curate content for maximum impact.
The Senior Director of Communications provides direct supervision to: the Director of Special Events and Campus Activities, Coordinator of Web Development and Social Media, and Administrative Assoc. to the Office of Communications.
This position reports to the President and participates in the President’s Executive Committee and Cabinet. It is classified Management Confidential.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
- Master’s degree preferred. Minimum of 5 years of professional experience in the public relations, journalism, communications, and/or marketing field.
- Excellent communication skills – an excellent storyteller, with superb ability to write and speak clearly and compellingly, impeccable grammar and attention to detail in copy editing
- Successful candidates must be entrepreneurial in spirit, looking to improve upon current processes, take initiative and ownership of developing and overseeing projects. Candidates will possess a hands-on attitude with high-energy determination, thrive in a fast-paced work environment and able to work independently
- Strong project management skills with the ability to organize, prioritize and execute multiple activities with a keen attention to details and to delegate responsibilities appropriately
- Strong problem-solving skills, sound judgment and solid decision making
- Demonstrated ability to retain composure and judgment under stress
- Excellent interpersonal skills and works well with others
- Integrity – Discretion in dealing with confidential information and demonstrated a willingness to uphold high ethical standards
- Media – significant experience effectively managing media relations, with a proven track record of securing visible stories in leading media outlets
- Social Media – fluency in social media and previous success in leveraging social media platforms to extend the reach of communications. Experience with social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Instagram, Snapchat and social media management tools such as Hootsuite and Sprout Social
- Metrics/Analysis – experience in using measurement tools to review media analytics and results to assess the impact of communications programs to inform strategies, refine activities and report on progress. Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Supervise, direct, and evaluate the Director of Special Events and Campus Activities in the planning, implementation, management and evaluation of all activities related to special events, campus activities and community learning.
- Collaborate with academic and non-credit divisions on the design and implementation of innovative recruitment and associated marketing initiatives to meet the goals of the college’s enrollment management plan.
- Develop marketing initiatives for various events hosted by The Foundation Board.
- Design and implement a communications program to enhance the college’s reputation as a leader in educational attainment and economic development in order to create a favorable climate for student recruitment, fund raising, college and community relations, and alumni relations.
- Establish and cultivate relationships/partnerships with business owners and community members, leading to enhanced brand, potential enrollments, workforce development opportunities and possible donors.
- Coordinate College grant writing activities.
- Provide oversight for publications and responsive communications originating in the President’s Office.
- Facilitate the establishment and analysis of department/unit measurements for Public Relations & Marketing, Special Events & Campus Activities, and Community Learning that support continuous improvement and the accomplishment of the college’s strategic goals.
- Develop and manage the annual budgets for Public Relations & Marketing, Recruiting, Special Events & Campus Activities, and Community Learning.
- Sit on the President’s Executive Committee and President’s Cabinet.
- Perform other reasonable and appropriate duties as might be assigned from time-to-time by the President.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; however, for full consideration we strongly encourage candidates to submit all required materials prior to the review start date of November 14 th , 2019. The hiring range for this position is $68,000 to $72,000. Please indicate in your cover letter where you learned of this employment opportunity, and E-mail your cover letter, resume and the name, address and telephone number of (3) professional references to: