The following positions have recently been reported to the COALITION as being available. The text describing each position has been created by the school making the posting. The COALITION is not responsible for any errors or omissions contained therein.
SCHOOL DIRECTOR – Make-up Designory
Make-Up Designory, a rapidly growing & highly respected New York licensed private postsecondary school is currently seeking a School Director for our Manhattan location. As School Director you will insure that the campus continues to utilize the company’s proven instructional model, state-of-the-art training materials and industry-tested products in order to reach a high level of competence among the school’s graduates.
As a state-licensed school, School Directors are required to have the appropriate background to be initially licensed by the State of New York. A minimum of 3 year’s experience as a school director for a licensed private postsecondary vocational/career school or 5 years experience as an educational or administrative manager within a postsecondary school is preferred.
However, applicants with experience as an operations director for Art, Entertainment, Media, Talent schools or institutions will be considered.
Successful candidates will have the equivalent of equivalent of a Bachelor’s Degree at the Minimum, a Master’s Degree is preferred.
Responsible for the effective, cost-efficient, harmonious, and legally compliant operation of the campus, including attracting/ selecting the right students, providing timely and appropriate financial/ housing support, scheduling classes to best meet the needs of students and instructors/ administration, ensuring student records are current and accurate, providing students with timely and appropriate feedback/ guidance, and ensuring students receive career planning assistance & job search support pre- and post-graduation.
• Ensures compliance with all Federal laws and regulations, all State laws and regulations, and, all Standards of Accreditation in accordance with ACCSC (Accrediting Commission for Career Schools).
• Responsible for daily school operations; supervises hiring, training, and performance of all administrative staff, and faculty, in accordance with State regulations and Standards of Accreditation.
• Monitors industry trends; identifies growth opportunities, as well as threats to the organization. Participates in the organization’s short and long-term strategic planning, goal- setting and budgeting activities. Collaborates with the CEO, the other School Director, Director of Education, Instructional Design/ Delivery to optimize organizational communications, leverage respective experiences in addressing ongoing improvement initiatives, and take corrective action in a timely and appropriate manner to ensure both schools operate in accordance with the organization’s high standards, legal mandates and policies and procedures. Keeps leadership team abreast, on an ongoing basis, of progress toward organizational goals and objectives.
• Serves as a Goodwill Ambassador in furthering the image of the organization. Contributes to catalogs/ promotional materials; participates in Trade Shows and High School Career Days; speaks with Veterans demonstrating interest in the school’s program, provides tours; answers questions by phone and in person; seeks ways to provide interested parties with timely and accurate information in the most effective, cost-efficient manner.
- Serves as the School’s Admissions Director:
• Continually seeks ways to reach out to prospective students while ensuring pertinent program and career- related information is communicated in the most accurate, effective and efficient manner. Ensures that those students who are interested in attending MUD and meet minimum selection standards are treated with the utmost courtesy and respect and provided with timely and appropriate support; e.g. financial/ housing assistance, registration, and classroom feedback, to increase probability that they will have a positive learning experience and complete the program. Reviews/ signs student contracts/ appropriate documents. Ensures student records remain current and accurate, and diplomas, transcripts and certificates are processed in a timely and accurate manner. Oversees approval of leaves of absences.
• Serves as School’s Director of Career Services, with responsibilities in accordance with Standards of Accreditation (ACCSC).
• Ensures classes are scheduled to best accommodate students and instructors in line with operating budget. Also ensures that students are notified as soon as possible of upcoming classes. Also that changes; e.g. adds, drops are processed and confirmation letters sent in a timely manner. Continually reviews/ analyzes enrollment patterns to continually improve scheduling in the future.
• Continually monitors and assesses completion and placement statistics; orchestrates efforts of team to continually improve results against annual goals. Ensures robust efforts are taken to provide students with quality career advice and placement support pre and post-graduation. Tracks and reports on placement statistics.
• Oversees financial transactions to ensure adequate cash flow and proper use of funds in line with operating budget. Identifies schedules and maintains facility upgrades, maintenance and repairs.
• Ensures organization complies with applicable legal mandates and accreditation standards regarding educational content, faculty, students, resources, training, licensing, and related policies/ procedures. Includes monitoring and supervising DOE and Title VII reporting and correspondence.
• Carries out all responsibilities in an honest, ethical and professional manner.
Managerial Duties: In accordance with applicable policies/procedures and Federal/State laws, may perform the following supervisory responsibilities: Interviewing, hiring orienting and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; coaching and appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
- Supervises Faculty classroom management, academic and attendance records, teacher/ student interactions
• Ability to think strategically, synthesize complex data and recommend/ oversee innovative solutions
• Excellent planning, organizing, leadership/ delegation and supervisory skills; able to establish/ articulate high level strategy & focus align organization around critical initiatives
• Strong staffing, development and appraisal skills
• Entrepreneurial spirit and willingness to take prudent risks
• Excellent verbal, written, and executive presentation skills
• Strong customer, quality and results orientation
• Ability to interact effectively at all levels and breaks down barriers across diverse cultures
• Ability to be an effective team member and lead complex project teams
• Ability to demonstrate honesty, fairness and respect, while addressing normal conflict in a timely and appropriate manner
• Ability to create and direct major change initiatives
Please submit resume along with salary history in M.S. word or PDF format to: HR@mud.edu
FEDCAP Rehabilitation Services
Not for profit Private Career School, Fedcap Career Design School seeks School Director to provide overall management, direction and administration of all services and activities including the formulation and implementation of policy, compliance with standards and contractual requirements, professional oversight of the quality of consumer services and liaison with the Vocational Rehabilitation Services department and other Fedcap departments as needed.
Need to be familiar with ACCES-VR process and knowledgeable of the Education Law and the Commissioner’s regulations and the procedures of NYSED BPSS.
Must be licensed or eligible to be licensed by the NYSED BPSS as a Private Career School Director with 5 years administrative experience in a licensed school setting and 3 years supervisory experience. Experience working with persons with disabilities and other barriers preferable.
Please send resume and cover letter to: http://www.fedcap.org/about-us/career-opportunities