The primary responsibilities of a campus director include, but are not limited to, management of day-to-day operations for a college or university campus, development of new academic programs, supervision of faculty and student services, employee recruitment, providing oversight of academic standards, nurturing student development, facilitating campus expansion, analysis of campus fiscal requirements, ensuring the school adheres to regulation and accreditation standards, evaluation of directors and department personnel, development and implementation of all short and long term strategies, implementation of business plans on a monthly or quarterly basis, assisting management with providing accurate information for decision-making purposes, and ensuring the effective maintenance of campus buildings and operations.
Campus directors are expected to have strong organizational skills and capability to coordinate with human resource departments. They effectively supervise all administrative functions for the campus.
Campus directors generally have a bachelor's or master's degree in education, business management, public relations, finance, or a comparable field. Campus directors can make up to $73,000/year, with job growth in the U.S predicted to increase by 7% by 2028. However, this figure can vary significantly depending upon academic qualification, having previous experience, and possession of the aforementioned skills