Sharon Goldstein was appointed Campus Operating Officer for Berkeley College Online in January 2007. Ms. Goldstein oversees day-to-day operations, staff development, operations, finances, student and staff retention, space management, community outreach, creative programming, and expansion.
She joined Berkeley College in 2003 as the Director of Career Services. Prior to joining Berkeley College, Ms. Goldstein spent 15 years working as a recruiter in the staffing industry and holds the CPC (Certified Personnel Consultant) designation. She recently was elected to the Board of Directors of the United States Distance Learning Association. Ms. Goldstein has also served as a Board Member for the Tri-County Chamber of Commerce. Ms. Goldstein serves as a group facilitator for Neighbors Helping Neighbors, a grassroots, nationally recognized job search support and networking organization targeted to adults who are actively looking for work and interested in reinvigorating their careers and undertaking a job search campaign.
Ms. Goldstein is a passionate advocate and speaker on the topic of work/life balance. In addition to keynotes, she created “Feeling of Balance” (feelingofbalance.com), a customizable workshop through which participants examine the alignment of their values and behaviors in order to create a personal plan for achieving and maintaining balance. Ms. Goldstein holds a B.A. from Dickinson College and an M.S. in Management from the College of Saint Elizabeth. She is a graduate of both Leadership Berkeley and Leadership Paterson and continues to serve as a mentor to others in the Leadership Berkeley program.