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Campus Director Relevant Educational Qualifications Job

3 months ago Other categories Minneapolis   104 views
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Rasmussen University is seeking an experienced Campus Director (CD) to serve as the leader of the Rasmussen University mission, vision, culture, and student experience at the campus level. Within a matrix management structure, the CD is the chief onsite administrator who leads the management team, while also directly managing the Advising and Administrative employees on campus. These important and complex responsibilities require a CD to be an exceptional communicator - vertically, horizontally, internally and externally - thereby influencing and leading teamwork across all areas and stakeholders to expand the reach of the University's mission through enrollment growth, while delivering outstanding student experience and outcomes.


Hiring and Developing a Team

  • Demonstrates the ability to identify, assess, develop, retain, and assist with the hiring of motivated and talented employees.
  • Aware of employees' career goals and hold frequent development discussions with them while simultaneously exploring, creating, and encouraging employees to accept and participate in developmental opportunities.
  • Monitor daily and developmental progress of direct reports and work in conjunction with functional leaders to create and construct developmental plans to improve performance of employees; initiate regular development discussions with direct reports and hold them accountable for their development plans.
  • Provide current, direct, and complete reinforcing and corrective feedback to employees, and confront behavioral problems quickly and directly.
  • Invite input from each employee when faced with new challenges and share ownership and visibility in order to devise and implement solutions.
  • Actively asses how employees are likely to perform across a variety of situations and assemble productive, efficient, and talented teams.
  • Ability to successfully motivate and empower employees and create and maintain a climate in which people want to perform at their best.

Delivering Results

  • Utilize a combination of logic, analysis, experience, wisdom, and advanced methods to make sound and timely decisions and to solve problems; demonstrate the ability to solve difficult problems and create effective solutions.
  • Demonstrate advanced skill and insight in gathering and sorting key information while maintaining persistence, skill, and resilience through the process.
  • Identify and manage the appropriate level of inclusion indicated by the situation and deliver solutions and decisions that are effective.
  • Make decisions in a timely manner, sometimes with incomplete information and under tight deadlines and pressure.
  • Anticipate future consequences and trends accurately and bring creative ideas to market.
  • Recognize strategic opportunities for change and create competitive and breakthrough strategies.
  • Keep objectives related to the University's overall priorities at the top of individual and department priorities.
  • Set and maintain high performance standards for self and others that support the overall strategic plan and vision of the department, campus, and organization as a whole, and hold self and other employees accountable for achieving results.
  • Devise and execute new methods and strategies to reach challenging goals and persist until individual and team objectives are achieved.
  • Recognize, capitalize, and pursue activities and opportunities with energy, drive, and a need to succeed.
  • Examine problems beneath the surface to identify legitimate sources and causes and uses information to anticipate and prepare for future potential issues.
  • Effectively translate and motivate others to translate ideas into actions.
  • Maintain a high standard of competence through continuous learning and is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments and achieving results.

Relationship Building and Service Orientation

  • Develops networks, collaborations, and partnerships to enhance Rasmussen's influence within the community.
  • Participates in professional and community activities at local, state and national levels.
  • Collaborates with student support personnel (i.e. admissions, academics, student affairs, nursing, student finance) to assure delivery of superior student service.
  • Serves as a knowledgeable resource person to colleagues, students and community.
  • Builds and maintains strong relationships and represents the University effectively both internally and externally.

Facilitate Strong Collaboration, Communication and Teamwork

  • Respond in a timely and appropriate manner to all prospective student requests for information and/or guidance.
  • Maintain professional image, attitude, work area, and communication at all times.
  • Hold all campus teams accountable for behavior that aligns with the Rasmussen University Mission, Leadership Principles, and Values / Basic Beliefs.
  • Maintain a strong network of relationships across the company and actively promote teamwork throughout all campus departments.
  • Provide constructive and appropriate input and ideas to assist the University in decision-making and process improvement.
  • Actively contribute to the learning environment and collegial experience for students and employees.
  • Promote the value of and build team continuity and cohesiveness and acknowledge and share wins and successes for the team.

Student Service Knowledge

  • Knowledge of academic policies relating to incoming and transfer students:
    • Admission standards in general and programmatic specific for assigned majors including entrance testing and background checks.
    • Transfer of credit guidelines.
    • Academic progress standards.
    • Re-entering/re-enrolling student expectations.
    • Graduation requirements.
  • Knowledge of student service resources and policies including:
  • General knowledge of financial aid application process and assistance programs available to students.
  • Understanding of student account responsibilities and services.
  • Current knowledge of student academic support services including tutoring and mentor center support.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of career development resources available to students

Integrity and Compliance

  • Strict adherence to all institutional, governmental, and accreditation policies, regulations, and codes of conduct at all times.
  • Possess a high level of integrity in all interactions with students by showing a regard for both the stated expectation of a policy as well as its intent.
  • Represent the institution professionally and appropriately with any and all constituents.
  • Implement and support policy and procedural changes to ensure the success of students and the organization.

Reporting Relationships:

The Campus Director reports to the Regional Vice President.


  • At least five (5) years of operations/sales management, training/development experience with preference given to those with direct educational experience.
  • High energy and inspirational leadership skills including the ability to develop, motivate, and manage staff in an entrepreneurial setting.
  • Strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills with demonstrated success in collaborating within all levels of business; and the ability to work effectively with a diverse campus community.
  • Demonstrated ability to drive results and strong commitment to client service.
  • Proven problem-solving skills and an ownership mentality.
  • Understanding of regulatory compliance guidelines in the education industry or related sector.

About Us:

Rasmussen University is a regionally accredited private university dedicated to changing lives and the communities it serves through high-demand and flexible educational programs. As a pioneer in career-focused education since 1900, the University is defining a new generation of higher education that focuses on competency-based education, technology and transferrable skills. Rasmussen offers undergraduate and graduate programs online and in person at 23 campuses around the country. The University is designed to lift and support its students every step of the way, from their first credential to their last. Rasmussen is dedicated to global enrichment, serving the underserved and meeting the evolving needs of diverse students, communities and economies. Rasmussen encourages its students, faculty and staff to strive for academic excellence, community enrichment and service to the public good. For more information about Rasmussen University, please visit (please use the apply button below).

At Rasmussen, we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed supporting and encouraging diversity in the workplace. We welcome our employee's differences regardless of race, color, creed, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, age, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

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Company Description
Rasmussen University is a higher learning organization that embodies an ambitious spirit of passion and innovation. With more than 118 years of experience, we understand the value of hardworking professionals in higher education and offer the assurance and benefits of an established institution. Our team is made up of an academically and culturally diverse group of individuals who are driven to make a difference in the lives of our students while enhancing their own professional goals.
If you are a passionate and motivated individual who is interested in a dynamic, team-oriented culture, please take a look at our current openings. Positions are available at our campuses in Florida, Illinois, Minnesota, North Dakota, Kansas and Wisconsin, as well as at our central offices in Chicago, Orlando and the Twin Cities.