SUMMARY: Reporting to the President, the Vice President for NOC Stillwater serves as a member of the Northern Oklahoma College Executive Council and provides vision, leadership and strategic direction for NOC operations in Stillwater. The Vice President collaboratively works with others and provides leadership in the planning, organizing, and follow through NOC Stillwater’s educational offerings for Northern Oklahoma College, a multi-campus institution. The Vice President must have the ability to represent the institution to a variety of constituencies and promote the overall mission of the college. The Vice President is responsible for ensuring the success of the NOC/OSU Gateway Program.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include:
- Create an effective collegial environment that supports the institutional mission and strategic plan.
- Serve as a college representative to community, state, regional, and national organizations, including Oklahoma’s branch campus administrators group, COECA.
- Effectively build and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
- Supervise maintenance of all Stillwater facilities owned or leased by NOC.
- Serve as primary emergency contact for NOC Stillwater.
- Implement institutional policies and ensure that they are followed.
- Communicate administrative information to campus community members.
- Serve as an advisor to the President on issues related to Stillwater.
- Serve on Executive Council, Administrative Council, and other committees and task forces as assigned.
- Attend NOC Board of Regents meetings.
- Work with Oklahoma State University and serve as a liaison between the two institutions maintaining regular contact with OSU regarding students, faculty, classes and future planning.
- Coordinate and supervise the recruitment of students who have been denied admission to OSU into the NOC/OSU Gateway program with Enrollment Management and Marketing offices.
- Coordinate the evaluation and review of the Memorandum of Understanding between NOC and OSU for the Gateway Program.
- Coordinate campus security with OSU Police Department and NOC Student Affairs.
- Work in collaboration with OSU and NOC on student conduct issues.
- Provide local supervision of all employees based in Stillwater by overseeing daily performance and serving as a point of contact for their supervisors located at other sites.
- Work with division chairs, faculty liaisons, and other administrators as needed on the recruitment, interviewing and hiring of employees as required to fulfill the College’s mission in Stillwater.
- Work with Academic Affairs office, division chairs, and faculty liaisons as needed on the scheduling of Stillwater classes taught by Stillwater faculty and the allocation of classrooms, computer labs, and science labs.
- Provide input as requested to division chairs and vice presidents in the annual performance evaluation of NOC employees based in Stillwater.
- Ensure that the academic policies of the college are followed in enrollment, advisement, and instruction.
- Provide coordination and direction for enrollment processes for NOC Stillwater.
- Advise and enroll students during peak enrollment periods.
- Regularly utilize NOC email account and the myNOC portal to share and receive official institutional information.
- Serve as Stillwater contact for facilities management and grounds at OSU and NOC.
- Maintain job manual for position with regular updates to describe work processes.
- Perform all other duties necessary to accomplish the educational objectives of the college and/or as assigned by the President.
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The Vice President must preserve confidentiality of privileged and sensitive information; use independent judgment and initiative in the planning, organization, and performance of administrative work. The Vice President should be involved with development and community relations work; be transparent with public information; and establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Creativity and teamwork are essential, as well as strong organizational, management, public speaking, and oral and written communication skills. The ideal candidate will be able to work under pressure, be flexible, meet deadlines, and set priorities while maintaining professional relationships when dealing with individuals; he or she must also value the significance of collaborative inclusiveness with a diverse employee and student population. The successful candidate will be an effective advocate who is assertive, yet diplomatic and passionate about helping students succeed and employees develop professionally. Weekend and evening work will be required. Subject to satisfactory Fair Credit Reporting Act Disclosure, which includes a criminal background check.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: A minimum educational level of a master’s degree is required with doctorate preferred. A minimum of three years of higher education administration is required and ideally classroom teaching experience at the collegiate level and completed coursework in administration and/or management. Experience at a multi-campus institution and previous employment at a community college and/or a four-year institution would be beneficial. Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications is also required.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, push, lift, haul, pull, reach, carry, grasp, squat or stoop, bend and twist the body while performing essential duties, use hands to operate controls, reach with hands and arms, climb stairs, talk or hear. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Applicants will need to submit an application which is available online at www.noc.edu/prospective-employee, a letter of application, a resume, official college transcripts, and three letters of professional recommendation to Northern Oklahoma College, Human Resources, P.O. Box 310, Tonkawa, OK 74653. EOE. Applications will be taken until the position is filled. Please submit prior to November 6, 2017 for best consideration. Anticipated start will be Spring Semester of 2018.