John Andersen

  • Regional VP/Campus President/Campus Director/Executive Director
  • Fort Worth, TX, USA
  • Nov 12, 2020
Higher Education

Personal Summary

I am an experienced campus leader at who can lead people and projects towards success. I thrive in collaborative environments where idea sharing is encouraged and expected. I am a relational leader focused on learning my team’s strengths and aligning them to support efficiencies and outcomes.

I work to invest myself into my team and organization to build strong working relationships that fosters support, collaboration, and shared ownership. When working with a team I am charged to oversee I create an open environment of communication and brainstorming that leads towards finding solutions for the task at hand.

My professional experience includes managing managers; managing multiple locations; budgeting; team building; creating and implementing retention strategies; creating and implementing enrollment strategies; strategic planning; program and process development; accreditation support; community events; student engagement; total campus management.

I am looking to relocate to the Forth Worth-Metroplex, TX area. 

Work Experience

Campus Director
Oct 2018 - Aug 2020 Carrington College Sacramento
  • Largest campus by student body (800+) in the 18-campus system
  • Career Focused with an CY19 overall career placement rate of 72%
  • 18 direct reports including managers and individual contributors
  • Diverse offerings including Allied Health certificates; Nursing (VN and RN bridge); Dental Hygiene, Veterinary Technology, Criminal Justice Corrections, and General Education Associate Degree programs.
Campus Director
Apr 2020 - Aug 2020 Carrington College Citrus Heights
  • Only Campus Director in the system to manage two locations
  • Highest annual rate of re-entry (45%) out of the 18-campus system
  • Seven direct reports including managers and individual contributors
  • Diverse offerings including Allied Health certificates; Nursing (VN and RN bridge); Dental Hygiene, Veterinary Technology, Criminal Justice Corrections, and General Education Associate Degree programs.
Campus President - Sacramento
Nov 2014 - Jul 2018 The Art Institutes
  • Promotion from previous role
  • Dynamic and thoughtful campus leadership, supervision of Executive Committee
  • Budget management, strategic planning/creation, community outreach and promotion of student success for a campus of creative 500 to 700+ students in the fields of Design, Media Arts, Fashion, and Culinary Arts.
  • Successfully communicated and managed the first phase of the teach out process
Interim Campus President - Orange County
Jun 2014 - Nov 2014 The Art Institutes
  • Selected for interim assignment during permanent replacement search process.
  • Overall campus leadership, supervision of Executive Committee, budget management, strategic planning/creation, community outreach and promotion of student success for a campus of 1500+ creative students.
Dean of Student Affairs - Inland Empire
Oct 2011 - Nov 2014 The Art Institutes
  • Active executive committee member responsible for student development and engagement for the largest campus in The Art Institutes system (1700+ students).
  • Responsible for co-curricular programming, student leadership, student support, disability services, school-sponsored housing, student conduct, and resource development.
  • Campus lead for retention strategies in partnership with key staff and faculty.
  • Earned the "Top Gun Award" for Cohort #2 of the Executive Development Program. Over the course of 6 months and out of 22 participants scored the highest in the program.
Interim Campus President - Silicon Valley
Nov 2013 - Mar 2014 The Art Institutes
  • Selected for interim assignment during permanent replacement search process.
  • Provided overall campus leadership, supervision of Executive Committee, budget management, strategic planning/creation, community outreach and promotion of student success for a campus with 500+ creative students.
Director of Student Affairs - Sacramento
Aug 2008 - Oct 2011 The Art Institutes
  • Promotion from previous role to launch Student Affairs program at new campus
  • First Student Affairs staff member; active campus leader in all aspects of the campus
  • Integral piece in the growth of the college - 250 students in 2008 and over 1200 students in October 2011.
Director of Residential Life & Housing - San Diego
Jun 2006 - Aug 2008 The Art Institutes
  • Overall leadership and management of the residential life and school-sponsored housing program consisting of 150+ students
  • Management of two professional live in staff and three para-professional staff
  • Contract management with facility and property management for more than 40 apartment units.

Education

MA Higher Education
Dec 2003 - Dec 2005 University of Redlands School of Education
BA Liberal Studies
Sep 1998 - May 2000 University of Redlands