Campus Director-Aurora, IL
An innovator of higher education, Rasmussen College is a career-focused, private college that specializes in offering the most in-demand degree programs in a highly supportive, student-centered educational environment. Rasmussen College offers market-relevant programs from the certificate and diploma level through the associate's and bachelor's level online and across its 22 campuses in the Midwest and Florida to more than 15,000 students. By combining its expertise in career development with high academic standards and with unparalleled student support services, graduates of Rasmussen College leave with the most up-to-date knowledge, the skills that employers look for, and the tools to succeed in their chosen field. Since 1900, the primary focus at Rasmussen College has remained constant: student achievement is of the upmost importance, the employer who hires its students continues to be a valued partner, and Rasmussen College is dedicated to being a primary contributor to the growth and development of the communities it serves. To our employees, we offer the opportunity to develop professionally in a forward-thinking, spirited and entrepreneurial growth environment; the opportunity to be part of creating a business, curriculum or program; and the satisfaction that hard work is rewarded with more than excellent salary and benefits, but also with the gratification that every Rasmussen College employee ultimately has a meaningful impact on our students, the businesses who hire them and the communities we collectively serve.
Campus Director is accountable to the Regional Vice President. The Regional Vice President reports to the CEO of the College.
The Campus Director is an outstanding position for career-minded and goal-oriented individuals to experience an entrepreneurial, values-driven culture; a rapidly growing business driven by societal and educational trends; a robust and defined career path; and most importantly, the opportunity to positively impact the lives of aspiring students and their communities. The employee will leverage his/her experience by holding responsibility for all divisions of the Campus. This includes: budgets, cost control, building, maintenance, student services, marketing and admissions, academic leadership for local Campus, and participation in community organizations. The Campus Director will play a large role in watching students discover the importance of investing in their future and achieving a degree in one of Rasmussen's industry-leading, practical and accredited programs from: the School of Nursing, the School of Justice Studies, the School of Technology & Design, the School of Health Sciences, the School of Business, or the School of Education.
Additional responsibilities include:
Assess Campus "climate" and drive support for overall vision and mission of the College
Participate in and support faculty involvement in institutional governance
Participate in the strategic planning process as well as the licensing and accreditation processes
Provide working budget for overall Campus functions and establish working budgets by category for staff
Establish and implement cost controls as budget requires to meet bottom line expectations
Provide weekly reports of all campus objectives to the Regional Vice President and CEO
Hire all staff/administrative positions and assist with the financial aspects in the hiring process
Maintain an open door policy and provide direction and support to all campus departments
Meet with staff weekly to establish and discuss goals/objectives
Attend faculty meetings, Admissions meetings, Placement meetings, Financial Aid meetings, Advisory Board meetings, Campus meetings held by System staff, Orientation, and Commencement
Audit questionnaires, evaluations, financials, F/A files, student files, and employee files, ensuring compliance standards are adhered to
Maintain admissions evaluation process and meet enrollment and retention goals within specified guidelines
At least five (5) years of operations/sales management experience with preference given to those with direct educational experience
High energy and inspirational leadership skills including the ability to develop, motivate, and manage staff in an entrepreneurial setting
Strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills with demonstrated success in collaborating within all levels of business; and the ability to work effectively with a diverse campus community
Demonstrated ability to drive results and strong commitment to client service
Proven problem solving skills and an ownership mentality
Understanding of regulatory compliance guidelines in the education industry or related sector
A Bachelor's Degree in Business, Education, or Communication is required
Rasmussen is committed to the policy that all persons shall have equal access to its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, or sexual orientation.
Rasmussen, Inc. - 17 months ago