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 of NOC Stillwater’s educational offerings for Northern Oklahoma College, a multi-campus institution. The Vice President must have the ability to represent the institution professionally 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, as well as the mission of the Gateway Program.
- Serve as a college representative to community, state, regional, and national organizations, including Stillwater Educators Group and the Council for Oklahoma Extended Campus Administrators.
- 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 on NOC’s Emergency Response Team.
- Implement institutional policies and ensure that they are followed.
- Promote effective communication within Stillwater location and to and from other campuses.
- 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.
- Assist with all recruitment efforts for the NOC Gateway Program including coordination and administration of guided campus tours to prospective students.
- Work with Oklahoma State University and serve as a liaison between the two institutions, maintaining regular contact with OSU regarding students, faculty, enrollment needs, and future planning.
- Supervise the recruitment of students who have been denied admission to OSU into the NOC/OSU Gateway program in coordination 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 Student Affairs representatives 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 departments across the institution 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.
- Instruct six credit hours during each fiscal year (scheduling of courses to be coordinated with VP of Academic Affairs).
- Serve as Stillwater contact for facilities management and grounds at OSU and NOC.
- Travel between NOC sites and other locations required for meetings.
- 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 and 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, 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. Higher education administration experience is preferred and classroom teaching experience at the collegiate level with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in a subject area offered at NOC Stillwater is required. 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.
The Stillwater administration role is a 12 month position. 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.