SUMMARY: Reporting to the President, the Vice President for the Stillwater Campus 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 for the Stillwater Campus collaboratively works with others and provides leadership in the planning, organizing, and follow through of the Stillwater Campus’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 the 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. 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 employees and serve as a liaison between the two institutions as needed by maintaining regular contact with OSU regarding students, faculty, classes and future planning. Coordinate campus security with OSU Police Department and NOC Student Affairs. 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 meet the mission of the Stillwater campus. Provide administrative support for the division chairs’ mentoring of faculty and help ensure that their curricular and pedagogical expectations are met. Work with 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, advise and enroll students during peak enrollment periods. Regularly utilize NOC email account and the myNOC portal to share and receive official institutional information. 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 responsible 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, meet flexible 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 a four-year institution would be beneficial. Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications is also required.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Applications accepted for best consideration through March 26, 2015, but will accept applications until position is filled. Position begins July 1, 2015. Qualified applicants need to submit an application form available online at www.noc.edu, a letter of application, resume, official transcripts, and three letters of professional reference to the Human Resources Department, Northern Oklahoma College, P.O. Box 310, Tonkawa, OK 74653. EOE