*NOTE: Salaries for internal candidates are determined by the New Jersey Civil Service Commission's formula
The “New Jersey First Act,” , N.J.S.A. 52:14-7 (L. 2011, Chapter 70) effective September 1, 2011, contains new residency requirements for public officers and employees, unless exempted under the law. Current, new or prospective employees should be aware of the following:
Effective September 1, 2011, all employees of State and local government must reside in the State of New Jersey, unless exempted under the law. If you already work for State or local government as of September 1, 2011, and you do not live in New Jersey, you are not required to move to New Jersey. However, if you begin your office, position or employment on September 1, 2011 or later, you must reside in New Jersey. If you do not reside in New Jersey, you have one year after the date you take your office, position or employment to relocate your residence to New Jersey. If you do not do so, you are subject to removal from your office, position or employment.
This is a full-time temporary CWA position, and hours of work and days are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 pm. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand. Note: Those non-faculty employees in the “NE” category of employment may have irregular or variable work hours. The compensatory time policy for NL employees applies to “NE” employees up to 40 hours per week. Beyond 40 hours, the overtime policy for fixed workweek employees applies (i.e., rate of time and one-half in payment or compensatory time).
RAMAPO COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY:
Mission: Ramapo College of New Jersey is New Jersey’s Public Liberal Arts College, dedicated to providing students a strong foundation for a lifetime of achievement. The College is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. Ramapo College emphasizes teaching and individual attention to all students. We promote diversity, inclusiveness, sustainability, student engagement, and community involvement.
Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts, business, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include business, elementary education, nursing and social work. The College also offers articulated programs, including dental, optometry, chiropractic and health professions, as well as visual arts therapy and law, with colleges and institutions in New Jersey and New York.
Undergraduate students may choose to concentrate their studies in one of five schools with more than 539 course offerings and more than 36 academic programs. Ramapo College boasts an average student/faculty ratio of 18:1 and an average class size of 23; affording students the opportunity to develop close ties to the College’s exceptional faculty.
The SBDC Regional Center Program Assistant helps foster a strong climate for small business growth by facilitating assistance for SBDC clients and serving as a liaison between the Center and key academic, community, professional, and governmental stakeholders. This position supports the SBDC Regional Director by coordinating the delivery of in-depth, confidential, no-cost business counseling and affordable and/or pro bono training sessions and also serves as a facilitator of resource and referral services for Bergen County’s small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs.
Perform client triage, answer and channel public inquiries for the Center via phone, email, walk-in or social media.
Establish and maintain relationships with diverse ethnic and cultural communities.
Work with local, county, state and federal government agencies and NGOs.
Manage social media presence for the Center.
Deliver support for training and event logistics such as booking speakers, securing meeting facilities and scheduling staff.
Coordinate training event logistics: track registrants, make/send reminder calls/emails, secure and set up training room, welcome participants and handle sign-ins and process payments. Requires evening and weekend availability.
Perform basic event marketing tasks online, by phone, and via other platforms.
Provide some administrative support for the Center such as assistance with report deadlines, meeting tracking/scheduling, drafting minutes, and additional staff support for tasks as requested.
Contribute (upon request) to SBDC’s client and program tracking/narratives, evaluation, and reporting obligations.
Assist Center Director in coordinating student interns.
Assist in project management and other duties as delegated by Center Director.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Note: Possession of a valid driver’s license and the ability to travel within the service region is required.
The ability to work nights and weekends and travel for overnight events/conferences when necessary for professional development or delivery of the Center’s services/mission is required.
Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor's degree.
NOTE: Applicants who do not possess the required education may substitute experience on a year for year basis.
Hands-on experience working with small business clients and entrepreneurs is preferred.
A proven track record of establishing and maintaining relationships with diverse ethnic and cultural communities.
Experience working with people from diverse socio-economic, cultural, ethnic, and disability backgrounds.
Proficient in the use of social media with a strong track record of outcomes.
Proficient in Microsoft Office, teleconference software, and a client tracking software such as Center Dynamics or Salesforce.
Experience interacting with governmental agencies and NGOs.
Experience in customer and public relations is preferred.
Past/current experience in disaster assistance situations/crises as it relates to assistance for small business and entrepreneur support is preferred.
ADDITIONAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
Strict attention to detail and respect for confidentiality.
Ability to stay organized and accurate while managing multi-faceted projects.
Ramapo College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Ramapo has a long history of advocating, advising, and supporting diversity, equity, and inclusiveness. Examples can be found in its mission statement, strategic plans, degree and course offerings, community outreach programs, the Diversity Action Committee offerings, and the other numerous diversity conferences and programs. Ramapo’s commitment to diversity and inclusion is infused across all facets of the College; where the environment is welcoming, dedicated to social justice, respectful of freedom of expression, focused on educating and having an ongoing conversation regarding cultural competence and the benefits and importance of diversity.
Internal Number: 120769537
About Ramapo College
"Ranked by U.S. News & World Report as sixth in the Best Regional Universities North category for public institutions, Ramapo College of New Jersey is sometimes mistaken for a private college. This is, in part, due to its unique interdisciplinary academic structure, its size of approximately 6,008 students and its pastoral setting in the foothills of the Ramapo Mountains on the New Jersey/New York border.Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor's degrees in the arts, business, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include nursing and social work. In addition, Ramapo College offers courses leading to teacher certification at the elementary and secondary levels. The College also offers six graduate programs as well as articulated programs with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New York Chiropractic College, New York University College of Dentistry, SUNY State College of Optometry and New York College of Podiatric Medicine."