*NOTE: Salaries for internal candidates are determined by the State of New Jersey and AFT, AFL-CIO Agreement and will follow promotional calculations as outlined in the bargaining unit agreement.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:
Ramapo College is currently operating under the RamaPro model which is a pilot program allowing for a remote component to work schedules where operations support that model
This is a full-time, AFT position, and hours of work and days are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 pm. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand. Note: This position is in the “NL” category of employment (non-fixed work week) An AFT- NL professional staff member or librarian who is required to work beyond 35 hours shall be compensated through compensatory time off. Compensatory time shall be earned for hours worked beyond the normal work week, or on an employee’s regular day off, if requested and approved by their supervisor.
RAMAPO COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY:
Mission: Ramapo College of New Jersey is New Jersey’s Public Liberal Arts College, dedicated to providing students a strong foundation for a lifetime of achievement. The College is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. Ramapo College emphasizes teaching and individual attention to all students. We promote diversity, inclusiveness, sustainability, student engagement, and community involvement.
Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts, business, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include business, elementary education, nursing and social work. The College also offers articulated programs, including dental, optometry, chiropractic and health professions, as well as visual arts therapy and law, with colleges and institutions in New Jersey and New York.
Undergraduate students may choose to concentrate their studies in one of five schools with over 500 course offerings and more than 40 academic programs. Ramapo College boasts an average student/faculty ratio of 16:1 and an average class size of 21, which affords students the opportunity to develop close ties to the College’s exceptional faculty
The College offers graduate programs leading to degrees in Accounting, Business Administration, Educational Technology, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Social Work and Special Education.
Reporting to the Director of the Cahill Career Development Center, the Senior Assistant Director acts for the Director in his/her absence. The Senior Assistant Director assists the Director in overseeing overall unit operations, establishing short term and long-range unit goals, and developing policies and procedures in accordance with College policies, goals, and objectives. Supervises the Pathways Assistant Director/Career Advisor, Data & Data Analyst, and Masters of Social Work Interns. Oversees all aspects of the Pathways programs to ensure completion of the graduation requirements for students. Collaborates with Employer Engagement to ensure engagement strategies are implemented.
Act with the authority of the Director in his/her absence.
Train and supervise Pathways Assistant Director/Career Advisors, Pathways Program Coordinator, and Masters of Social Work Interns.
Prepare relevant career materials and maintain career resources for students.
Responsible for continual assessment of efficiency and service levels in the office and developing systems to respond to student needs and cycles.
Support all Cahill Center activities and programs; attend Unit and Division meetings.
Coordinate relevant advisory boards.
Participate in admission and orientation events as needed.
Pathways Program Management & Career Center Outcomes Assessment
Pathways Program Management to ensure programs runs smoothly and the overall strategy is implemented.
Coordinate assessment of the Pathways Program as well as reporting out annual results.
Conduct ongoing assessments and invite faculty and student organizations’ input about course/requirements relevance and students’ career planning needs.
Assist Career Advisors with Pathways assignment and career management system document reviews when needed.
Cultivate and maintain relationships with current and potential employers for part-time/full-time internships, post-graduation employment, program recruitment, etc.
Utilize the online career management system to communicate with students, track student activity, post positions, coordinate career events, manage on-campus recruiting, and schedule employer programs.
Collaborate with faculty and student organizations to discuss career resources and deliver programs.
Attend faculty meetings to share information and partner with individual faculty members
Graduation from an accredited college with a Master's degree in a field related to the position to be filled or equivalency as determined by the appointing authority.
Applicants who do not possess the required education may substitute required experience on a year-for-year basis (30 credit hours is considered one year of college).
4 to 5 years of experience in Professional Development/Training within a business setting or within a Career Services office.
A Ph.D. degree or an Ed.D. degree may be substituted for two years of the required experience
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS ABILITIES
A track record of establishing and maintaining effective relationships with employers, administration, faculty, staff and students, and alumni
Ability to work effectively in a team environment and with all levels of the organization in a collaborative way
Professional verbal and written communication skills
Engaging interpersonal skills
Effective organizational and problem-solving skills
Must be proficient in making presentations and in public speaking
Demonstrated knowledge of corporate recruiting or human resource functions
Strong marketing and internal program promotions skills
Comprehensive computer skills including database management.
Must be able to work flexible hours, including evenings/weekends as necessary
Ramapo College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Ramapo has a long history of advocating, advising, and supporting diversity, equity, and inclusiveness. Examples can be found in its mission statement, strategic plans, degree and course offerings, community outreach programs and other diversity programs. Ramapo’s commitment to diversity and inclusion is infused across all facets of the College; where the environment is welcoming, dedicated to social justice, respectful of freedom of expression, focused on educating and having an ongoing conversation regarding cultural competence and the benefits and importance of diversity.
"Ranked by U.S. News & World Report as sixth in the Best Regional Universities North category for public institutions, Ramapo College of New Jersey is sometimes mistaken for a private college. This is, in part, due to its unique interdisciplinary academic structure, its size of approximately 6,008 students and its pastoral setting in the foothills of the Ramapo Mountains on the New Jersey/New York border.Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor's degrees in the arts, business, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include nursing and social work. In addition, Ramapo College offers courses leading to teacher certification at the elementary and secondary levels. The College also offers six graduate programs as well as articulated programs with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New York Chiropractic College, New York University College of Dentistry, SUNY State College of Optometry and New York College of Podiatric Medicine."