Reporting to the Office of the Executive Vice President, and in coordination with the Dean of the School of Professional Programs, and other appropriate officers, the Executive Center Director will provide leadership and administrative oversight for Marist’s New York City Executive Center. The Director will manage, lead, and coordinate all aspects of the site and must be able to work independently to resolve management, programmatic, fiscal, and administrative matters to deliver on initiatives within the College’s strategic plan.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Implement the vision for the Marist Executive Center, in collaboration with executives, deans, department heads, alumni and other key stakeholders
Supervise and manage overall operations of the Executive Center
Oversee all scheduling, coordination, and implementation of daily activities
Direct site administration including management of professional and administrative staff, budgeting, space and event planning, security, and hospitality
Assume primary responsibility for building safety, including: access, site inspections, security protocols, and OSHA compliance
Manage all services, supplies, and equipment within the space
Establish strong working relationships with building management particularly in the areas of: building access, security procedures, deliveries, and municipal services, among others
Develop and maintain relationships with area businesses and vendors (i.e. hotels and restaurants) in support of College events
About the Marist Executive Center
In early 2019, Marist College will launch its Executive Center located on the 14th floor of 420 5th Avenue, a 30-story, 600,000 square foot, Class A office building. The Center will provide a strategic location for traditional and hybrid graduate, certificate, and adult degree-completion programs, along with strategic operational use and special events for the College.
Located on the banks of the historic Hudson River, in midtown Manhattan, and at its Florence, Italy branch campus, Marist College is a comprehensive, independent institution grounded in the liberal arts. Its mission is to “help students develop the intellect, character, and skills required for enlightened, ethical, and productive lives in the global community of the 21st century.” Marist is consistently recognized for excellence by The Princeton Review (Colleges That Create Futures and The Best 384 Colleges), U.S. News & World Report (8th Best Regional University/North, 2nd Most Innovative School/North), Kiplinger’s Personal Finance (“Best College Values”), and others. The College is top-ranked for long-term study abroad (#7 in the U.S.) by the U.S. State Department’s Open Doors report. Marist educates more than 5,000 traditional-age undergraduate students and 1,400 adult and graduate students in 47 undergraduate majors and numerous graduate programs, including fully online MBA, MPA, MS, and MA degrees. Pending accreditation approval, the College plans to open the Marist Health Quest School of Medicine in 2022. www.marist.edu
Marist College is strongly committed to the principle of diversity and is especially interested in receiving applications from members of ethnic and racial minority groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and persons from other under-represented groups.