SUMMARY: Reporting to the President, the Vice President for NOC Enid serves as a member of the Northern Oklahoma College Executive Council and provides vision, leadership and strategic direction for NOC operations in Enid. The Vice President collaboratively works with others and provides leadership in the planning, organizing, and follow through of NOC Enid’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 Enid location.
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 Enid Higher Education Council and Enid Entrepreneur Leadership Series and the Council for Oklahoma Extended Campus Administrators.
- Effectively build and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
- Supervise maintenance of all Enid facilities owned or leased by NOC.
- Serve as primary emergency contact for NOC Enid on NOC’s Emergency Response Team.
- Implement institutional policies and ensure that they are followed.
- Promote effective communication within Enid location and to and from other campuses.
- Serve as an advisor to the President on issues related to Enid.
- Serve on Executive Council and other committees and task forces as assigned.
- Attend NOC Board of Regents meetings.
- Work with Northwestern Oklahoma State University staff and serve as a liaison between the two institutions as needed by maintaining regular contact with NWOSU regarding students, faculty, enrollment needs, and future planning ensuring the success of the NOC/NWOSU Bridge Program and other cooperative efforts.
- Supervise the recruitment of students in coordination with Enrollment Management and Marketing offices.
- Coordinate campus security with NOC Student Affairs.
- Work in collaboration with NOC Student Affairs representatives on student conduct issues.
- Provide local supervision of all employees based in Enid 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 Enid.
- Provide administrative support for the division chairs’ mentoring of faculty and help ensure that their curricular and pedagogical expectations are met.
- Work with Academic Affairs office, division chairs, and faculty liaisons as needed on the scheduling of Enid classes taught by Enid 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 Enid.
- Ensure that the academic policies of the college are followed in enrollment, advisement, and instruction.
- Provide coordination and direction for enrollment processes for NOC Enid.
- 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).
- Chair the NASNTI Taskforce.
- Serve as Chair of the Staff Professional Development Committee.
- Serve as Enid contact for facilities management and grounds at NOC Enid.
- 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. 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: 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 NOC Enid 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.