About Our College: Situated in one of the world’s most beautiful regions – SUNY Plattsburgh’s main campus is on Lake Champlain between the Adirondack Mountains of New York and Green Mountains of Vermont. SUNY Plattsburgh is a vibrant, public, comprehensive college, and member of the State University of New York’s (SUNY) comprehensive system of higher education committed to student-centered academic excellence. While the college enrolls more than 5,500 students in 70+ baccalaureate, certificate, and master’s programs, an average class size of 22 students allows the individual attention necessary to ensure that its graduates are educated to succeed in an increasingly complex, multicultural and interdependent world.
About The Position:College Auxiliary Services (CAS), a private not-for-profit corporation on the campus of SUNY Plattsburgh, has an opening for an Executive Director. This position, independent from the State of New York and the State University of New York, reports directly to the CAS Board of Directors. The Executive Director is responsible for the supervision of all CAS contracted and self-managed operations; campus dining services, College Store, Campus Express, exclusivity agreement, food & beverage vending, cable television services, laundry services, campus card system, conferencing and event management, Student Association shuttle, break busing, Valcour Educational Conference Center and Twin Valleys Outdoor Recreation Center. The Executive Director provides direct supervision of the CAS Controller, Director of Conferences and Event Management, Director of Marketing and Properties, Campus Dietitian; and shared supervision for Administrative Assistant. The Executive Director oversees a budget of $13.7 million and a staff of nine full-time equivalents.
• Bachelor’s Degree • Five (5) years of successful and progressive administrative responsibility • Entrepreneurial vision • Evidence of strong leadership ability • Demonstrated sensitivity to working with diverse constituencies including a diverse student body and student-focused attitude
• Experience working within a university or a non-profit organization • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills • Retail/service experience
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