The chancellor serves as the campus executive officer and spokesperson for the campus and is responsible for assuring the quality of academic programs and campus services including areas such as strategic planning, budgeting, community outreach, philanthropy, marketing, and alumni relations.
The director of Academic Affairs is responsible for leadership in shaping academic policy and practice, sustaining academic standards and overall representation of the campus's academic interests. Responsibilities include overseeing the Learning Center, the Academic Advising Center, the Office of the Registrar, Continuing Education, Information Technology (including the Cotler Computer Center) and providing liaison with the Ciletti Memorial Library.
Responsible for the Admissions and Student Aid offices, he oversees all aspects of the application process, Veteran Affairs, and Financial Aid to help students finance their education. The Director also works with others on campus to foster a climate of engagement and collaboration within the campus community, as well the local community.
The Director of Student Affairs and Engagement oversees Residence Life, Health Services, Housing, Counseling and Disability Services, Athletics (including Intramural and Recreation Sports), Career Services, Student Activities, Student Conduct, Campus Police, and co-advices the Student Government Association.
The Director of Finance and Business is responsible for overseeing the operating budget of the campus, including forecasting, planning, auditing, and approval of expense documents. Additional oversight includes the collection of tuition and assisting students with their accounts. The director works with the campus chancellor and reports to the Corporate Controller's office at University Park.
She is also responsible for overseeing campus maintenance and operations, Penn State Schuylkill Advisory Board property and its fiscal management, campus master planning, telecommunications, risk management, fleet operations, real estate and environmental stewardship. She acts as the campus liaison to the Penn State Bookstore and University Housing and Food Services.
The Director of Development is responsible for providing leadership, strategic direction, management and coordination for all fundraising efforts. The director of Development plays a key role in identifying, cultivating, and soliciting major donors to ensure the campus's programs and goals are realized.
The Director of Strategic Communications is responsible for overseeing campus marketing and branding, communications, website, social media, publications, media relations and crisis communications. The Director of Strategic Communications leads the effort in articulating the distinctiveness of the campus and its amazing students, faculty and alumni locally, regionally and nationally.
The Regional Director of Housing and Food Services is responsible for overseeing Food Services and catering on campus. This position is integral to planning internal and external special events, and also acts as liaison for housing operations. The regional director also serves as the local point-of-contact for Auxiliary and Business Services. The scope of this position also includes directing Housing and Food Services for Penn State Berks and acting as the contract administrator for Penn State Lehigh Valley.
The Regional Human Resource Strategic Partner is responsible for leading human resources functions for the Berks, Lehigh Valley and Schuylkill campuses. This includes recruitment, job classification, compensation, employee relations, professional development, rewards and recognition, and diversity initiatives. The Regional Director is responsible for aligning and executing HR strategy within the campus strategic plan and leading the implementation of Human Resources programs and services. In addition, the Director serves as a strategic advisor to campus leadership on staffing and organizational plans; provides counsel on policies and practices; investigates and mediates complex human resources issues; and serves as an advocate for employee issues.
The Director of Community Engagement is responsible for acting as a leader and Penn State liaison to the local community. This position serves as the campus' community collaborator, working with community members and leaders to bring the expertise, research, and resources of Penn State University to bear on pressing problems, including community revitalization and economic development.
The Director oversees all activities for youth; professional development programming that assists working adults and employers keep pace with their ever-changing training and educational needs; and LionLaunch. LionLaunch is a community-based entrepreneurship program that helps budding entrepreneurs develop and launch new businesses through a competition where winners receive startup funding; offers special programming uniquely tailored to launching startups and growing businesses in the region; and provides mentorship from industry, faculty and economic development professionals.
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