Director, Chatham County Continuing Education & Community Service Programs

Director, Chatham County Continuing Education & Community Service Programs


Central Carolina Community College
1105 Kelly Drive
Sanford, NC 27330
Phone: 919-775-5401

Job Location

Pittsboro, NC


$39,341.00 - $49,541.00 Annually



Job Category

  • Executive/Administrative/Managerial

Application Period

Opens: Friday, September 18, 2020
Closes: Monday, October 5, 2020

Target Start Date

Monday, October 19, 2020

Expected Work Hours

40 Hours Per Week

Employment Type

FT Perm Staff

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associates Degree, AND
  • Two years of experience in program coordination or community engagement, OR
  • Combination of education, experience, and background equivalent to above.

Required knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Knowledge of various learning management systems, datatel/colleague; familiarity with NCCCS policies & procedures.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Multi-lingual
  • Experience working in a community college setting
  • Experience working in Continuing Education and Workforce Development
  • Community engagement experience
  • Experience with Grant-funded programs

Position Description

At Central Carolina Community College, we create transformative lifelong learning opportunities!  We expect all employees to find ways to remove barriers to student success and provide all students a pathway to achievable dreams. Our employees are charged to recognize the challenges we face and to respond to them with empathy, understanding, and a willingness to help.  

In this newly-restructured Director role, the successful candidate will plan, organize, and direct a variety of continuing education course offerings, and any additional related programs to meet the needs of Chatham County constituents, specifically in skilled trades, construction, advanced manufacturing, and business and information technologies (50%). The Director will also develop new community service offerings based on student and community needs, including but not limited to creative writing, photography, languages, financial & retirement planning, and any courses that provide a lifelong learning opportunity for adults to meet their non-vocational needs and interests across all service area counties (50%). This includes working with both internal and external partners to facilitate summer enrichment opportunities that expose both parents and students to career pathways in Lee, Chatham, and Harnett counties.

The position reports to the Associate Dean of Workforce Development & Continuing Education. 

Essential Duties

  • Provide courses to meet the training needs of trades and businesses in Chatham County, organizing a variety of course offerings and any additional related programs to meet the needs of Chatham County constituents. 
  • Employ, supervise, evaluate and provide necessary support for adjunct instructors.  
  • Oversee the development of administrative needs (e.g. course outlines, instructional contracts, related payroll, rosters, etc.) and ensure compliance with Business Office and other internal procedures.  
  • Monitor course offerings; recommend additions, changes, deletions to keep program areas current.  
  • Conduct research, information gathering and analysis to plan for new course offerings; generate reports as necessary.  
  • Maintain active working relationship with Director, Customized Training Program to successfully meet the training needs of industry
  • Participate in relevant community events, organizations, meetings, and activities to remain abreast of needs within the local service area.
  • Participate in community-sponsored events to promote community service programming to various organizations and civic/community groups.
  • Coordinate purchasing for community service and personal enrichment offerings.
  • Serve as point of contact for community service program instructors and perform/coordinate routine class visits throughout the 3 county service region.
  • Work with internal (Secondary Partnerships, Student Outreach, Workforce Development, TRiO) and external partners (industry, K-12, etc.) to coordinate summer enrichment opportunities that expose both parents and students to career pathways in Lee, Chatham, and Harnett counties.
  • Encourage and support College activities, policies, procedures, and philosophies.
  • Work closely with instructional, administration, and department chairs of all curricula. 
  • Maintain an effective working relationship between Central Carolina Community College and all business, industry, and community contacts (e.g. economic developers, local chambers of commerce, etc.)  
  • Cultivate valuable relationships with new external partners.  
  • Support activities that connect with other program areas such as Industry Services and the Triangle South Workforce Development Board (e.g. Manufacturing Day, job fairs, etc.) 
  • Serve on College committees as assigned.
  • Complete the annual five-hour staff development.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

How to Apply

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Job Post Contact

Central Carolina Community College Human Resources

1105 Kelly Drive, Sanford, NC  27540

(919) 718-7493