Campus Director

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Alabama, United States
Salary Not Specified
May 25, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Worldwide Campus announces an exciting opportunity supporting the two Mobile, Alabama locations. Operating with great autonomy, the Campus Director is a management position responsible for all operations at the ERAU – Mobile Campuses. Reporting to the Associate Executive Director of Campus Operations, the Campus Director is responsible for all campus P&L, administrative, budget, and facilities management at the campus; all student academic advising; and, all academic and non-academic business development/partnerships and sales. The Campus Director works closely with the Executive Director and Managing Director in the setting of campus enrollment and revenue goals and in the oversight of the student enrollment life cycle, from prospective student to graduate.

15 % Students

  • Assists students with course registration and other requirements as needed
  • Provides academic support as needed
  • Assists students in the monitoring of degree maps
  • Supports student persistence through advisement
  • Advises to multiple modalities in the best interest of the student
  • Resolves student issues or refers them to appropriate colleges or departments for resolution
  • Collaborates with Worldwide headquarters in new-student orientation

5 % Administration

  • Maintains a schedule of classes at the campus in collaboration with Worldwide headquarters
  • Provides timely and accurate data and reports as required
  • Ensures timely imaging of student records
  • Supports electronic documentation and workflow with imaging system
  • Manages campus facilities, ensuring a safe, clean, and professional working environment

60% Business Development, Marketing, and Enrollment Management

  • Regularly monitors progress to enrollment goals and Executive Director or a delegate to maintain strategies
  • Manages all business development contacts; seeks out companies needing ERAU services and negotiates academic or non-academic education contracts.
  • Responsible for meeting quarterly and annual revenue goals.
  • Conducts prospecting and communication management within the CRM system
  • Attends local events to establish community contacts, promote Worldwide programs, and recruit students

20% Budget

  • In collaboration with Worldwide headquarters, develops, monitors, and controls the fiscal year budgets of the campus
  • Ensures the safeguarding of all University assets, including physical property, materials, and funds
  • Maintains the reconciliation and follow-up of student accounts receivable; invoices students and entities paying tuition due to ERAU.
  • Ensures the proper use and control of the Manager’s Operating Fund
  • Responsible for quarterly and annual sales and revenue targets (full P&L responsibility)


Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 3-5 years of work-related experience

Required skills, knowledge, abilities:

  • Individual initiative
  • Ability and willingness to work independently and operate effectively in a geographically dispersed environmen t
  • Experience in management and supervision
  • Preferable: experience in sales, higher education administration, and/or customer service.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with students, staff, and faculty, both face-to-face and/or online
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and customer service skills
  • Analytical skills with an in-depth knowledge of information systems and technical expertise with Microsoft operating systems, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook/email, and Internet end-user applications.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Marketing/advertising experience
  • Prior experience in higher education administration and/or counseling
  • Aviation experience