Campus Director - Santa Maria

Brandman University Santa Maria , CA 93454

Posted 4 weeks ago

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Exceptional Benefits

At Brandman University, we value the personal health and financial well-being of our employees. Our affordable and flexible benefits packages truly encompass our mission and values by giving our employees peace of mind to allow them to focus on their professional development and other important aspects in their lives. Our benefits include:

  • Variety of Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage

  • Health Savings Account (HSA)

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • Wellness Programs (Physical and Mental Health Challenges, Campus Events)

  • Robust and comprehensive Retirement Plan (Basic, Supplemental, Roth options)

  • Employer matching and mandatory contribution by Brandman University

  • Tuition Remission (Brandman and Chapman)

  • Professional development through online learning and training tools

  • Service/Recognition awards

  • Paid time off


  • General supervision and direction through goals and strategies of the University


Essential functions: 100% of time


  • Develops a campus strategic plan which is consistent with Brandman's standards and procedures

  • Develops a campus enrollment plan consistent with goals and objectives of Brandman's central and campus leadership

  • Manages campus resources, coordinating with the Director of Administrative Operations as necessary, to facilitate achievement of Brandman goals and ensure objectives are in compliance with regional and program accreditation


  • Coordinates administrative and academic operations with internal and external constituencies to ensure excellence in education and service

  • Facilitates positive working relationships with all campus constituencies

  • Manages conflict resolution as necessary to prevent conflict escalation

  • Maintains an environment conducive to high employee morale and commitment


  • Ensures academic and administrative operations are in compliance with applicable Brandman policies and procedures including those pertaining to safety, workers' compensation, ADA, harassment and discrimination, and FERPA compliance

  • The Campus Director will maintain an environment conducive to high employee morale and commitment

  • Supervise administrative and staff employees in compliance with Human Resources policies and procedures

  • Implement and manage assessment plans for the campus which reviews the level of academic rigor, administrative process and student service with a focus on continuous quality improvement

  • Oversees and/or manages annual and term schedules, ensuring that courses are offered with sufficient frequency that academic program requirements can be fulfilled in reasonable time frames

  • Responds to special requests from Brandman central leadership and/or Chapman University


  • Develops and administers the budget for the campus

  • Ensures appropriate staffing level is defined and maintained for all positions at the campus

  • Oversee technology resources at the campus, coordinates maintenance and recommends enhancements

  • Oversees the use of the campus facilities ensuring efficient and optimal usage of physical plant

  • Oversees resources to support faculty and staff professional development activities


  • Develops and implements a marketing plan in conjunction with Strategic Business Development and Marketing departments

Non-Essential Functions of the Job:

  • None identified at this time


Special Conditions of Employment: This position may be required to travel to University and community locations and surrounding counties on a weekly basis, providing own transportation, may require occasional overnight travel to Irvine Campus and other University sites for meetings. Position requires flexible work schedule including some evenings and weekends.

Previous Experience:


  • Substantial experience in an academic environment, including exposure to and knowledge of academic issues including enrollment, financial aid, student advisement, accreditation compliance, and curriculum development

  • Highly developed skills in planning, organizing and conducting complex analyses and interpreting related management information

  • Demonstrated experience in addressing problems, defining relevant issues, drawing sound conclusions, and making responsible policy or strategy recommendations

  • Highly developed oral and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated project management experience, including strategic planning, budgeting, and team leadership

  • Ability to work independently and meet critical deadlines

  • Political sensitivity and ability to interact with diverse groups and individuals at all organizational levels

  • Excellent problem solving and organizational skills with ability to prioritize a heavy workload under pressure and competing assignments

  • Ability to develop long-range strategic plans that anticipate significant shifts in educational practices, stated goals and policies, expected program outcomes, and reporting procedures

  • Ability to develop complex systems for data collection, organization, and evaluation

  • Demonstrated experience with personal computers and associated software applications (word processing, spreadsheet, databases) and experience in producing high quality spreadsheets and reports

  • Experience in conducting complex analyses and interpreting budgetary and statistical data

  • Experience in conflict resolution and consensus building

  • Experience in supervising professional, paraprofessional, and administrative support staff

Desired Qualifications:

  • Master's degree

  • Experience in higher education institution

  • Working knowledge of Brandman University mission, catalog, policies and procedures

  • Working knowledge of and experience in the application of adult learning principles and higher education policies

Knowledge and Education: Bachelor's degree in Business, Accounting, Public Administration or Higher Education Administration required, Master's degree preferred

Machines, Tools, Equipment, Electronic Devices and Software: Use of a personal computer, Microsoft Office software, printers, and typical office equipment

Contact with Students: Frequent

Contact with Faculty and/or Staff: Frequent

Contact with Community and Vendors: Occasionally

Equal Employment Opportunity -Brandman University is committed to providing an educational and work environment free of unlawful discrimination and harassment in any form. Brandman prohibits all forms of discrimination and harassment on the basis of age, ancestry, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), disability (mental and physical), marital status, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, national origin (including language use restrictions), race, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and/ related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal law.

Reasonable Accommodation Brandman University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the recruitment department at

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