Associate Director, BioNetwork Capstone Center

Associate Director, BioNetwork Capstone Center


Wake Technical Community College
9101 Fayetteville Road
Raleigh, NC 27603
Phone: 919-866-5000

Job Location

BioNetwork Capstone Center


Depends on Qualifications


State of NC

Job Category

  • Executive/Administrative/Managerial

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Closes: Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Target Start Date

Thursday, July 1, 2021

Expected Work Hours

Hour may vary

Reports to

Director of BioNetwork

Employment Type

Full-time Annual

Minimum Qualifications

Masters degree in biological sciences or related field

Five years of relevant laboratory or industry experience
Three years of teaching experience in post-secondary education

Three years of experience in management or supervisory experience

Ability to travel 5-10% -  traveling to industry clients to review processes and facilities

Preferred Qualifications

PhD in biological sciences or related

Five years of experience teaching in a community college or other post-secondary education environment

Five years of management or supervisory experience, preferably within the NC Community College System

Position Description

Pay Grade: Manager 7

The BioNetwork Capstone Associate Director assists the Center Director with the coordination and administration of all aspects of the BioNetwork Capstone Center.  This includes serving in the Director's absence to provide stability and coherence to the site in day to day activities.  In addition, this position will be responsible for developing and delivering training in assigned areas.

This position is part of a state-wide Bionetwork program funded by the North Carolina Community College System.  Wake Technical Community College serves as the fiscal agent for this position.  Daily operational and supervisory activities are conducted and managed by North Carolina Community College System personnel.
Most postings are open for a limited time, depending upon the number of applications received.  When the stated closing date is "Continuous", please apply immediately. The position may close without notice.

Responsibilities and Duties (*Essential Functions):

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential job functions satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary job functions herein described.   
*In the absence of the Director, as assigned, effectively manages day to day site operations including personnel assignments; serves on BioNetwork Leadershp Team; represents Center in engagement activities with partners and NCCCS; and assists in strategic planning for the Capstone Center

Assists Capstone Center Director in establishing new industry contacts

Consults with Capstone Center Director on a regular basis concerning budgetary and personnel issues

Represents Capstone Center in on-going engagement activities with industry partners

Monitors industry trends and benchmark practices in other states and countries

Maintains currency in field of expertise, in training and instructional development, and in course delivery to ensure best practices in designing and delivering education and training

Develops reports related to established metrics that assess the effectiveness of our programs and to gauge the needs of the industry sector

Maintains effective working relationships with industry representatives, BioNetwork colleagues, community college staff and the general public

Represents BioNetwork at meetings, conferences and presentations by the promotion of our resources, capabilities, and programs to internal and external customers 

*Performs the duties outlined in the job description for BioNetwork Industry Trainer as follows:

Oversees BioNetwork Laboratory staff pursuant to area specialty to include supervision, assignments, scheduling, goal setting, and evaluations

Delivers training both on-site at the BioNetwork Capstone Center and off-site across North Carolina

Develops short courses and training modules in areas of expertise with an emphasis on aseptic related processes and topics including microbiology, sterile filtration, media and component preparation, open and closed aseptic systems, environmental monitoring, cleaning, disinfection and sterilization processes cleanroom design and control, and fill and finish processing according to current regulatory and industry standards

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Exceptional written and oral communication skills
Exceptional organizational and time management skills; ability to multi-task with demonstrated commitment to follow-through expeditiously
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
Ability to work effectively both independently and in a team environment
Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching, and instruction for individuals and groups and the measurement of learning transfer
Ability to select training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the intended audience

Ability to analyze and define problems, collect data, establish and evaluate facts, draw valid conclusions, and make and implement decisions

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical procedures and governmental regulations

Skilled in prioritizing assignments to complete work in a timely manner when there are: changes in workload; changes in assignment; pressures of deadlines; competing requirements; heavy workload requirement
Ability to work effectively with limited supervision
Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems

Proficiency in Microsoft Office and the use of internet resources

Willingness to learn and expand knowledge base

How to Apply

Interested candidates must apply online through the following link: Associate Director/Industry Trainer, BioNetwork Capstone Center

Job Post Contact

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