Jean McAlister is currently the Dean of Resource Development, President's Office and Board of Trustees at Atlantic Cape Community College.

Prior to becoming the Dean of Resource Development, President's Office and Board of Trustees, she was the Assistant Director of Continuing Education and Business Development. Jean serves as a co-chairperson for Atlantic Cape's Green Campus committee, and was responsible for the development of the college's Green and Sustainable Institute, providing renewable and energy efficiency programs to individuals and businesses, including green hospitality seminars, LEED, greener marketing, solar installation and sales. Jean also serves as a co-advisor for the college's student Environmental Club. Jean had served on the NJ Green Hotels Coalition.

Atlantic Cape is a proud member of the New Jersey Green Association and Jean has served with NJGA since 2011.