Director of Customized & Industrial Workforce Training

Director of Customized & Industrial Workforce Training


Southeastern Community College
4564 Chadbourn Highway
Whiteville, NC 28472
Phone: 910-642-7141

Job Location

Whiteville, NC

Columbus County


In accordance with salary plan



Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Friday, December 17, 2021
Closes: Saturday, January 15, 2022

Target Start Date

Tuesday, February 1, 2022

Expected Work Hours

M-F 8am - 5pm

Reports to

Dean of Business Careers & Technical Training

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

1. Bachelor’s degree in business, engineering, or a related field from a regionally accredited college or university.

2. At least three years of training or project management experience in a manufacturing environment.

3. Ability to quickly assess customer training needs and develop and implement appropriate solutions.

4. Perform overall organizational duties for the department, including coordination of curriculum development and program and/or course review activities.

5. Assist the Dean with the scheduling and staffing for all classes in the department, including monitoring classes for effectiveness and efficiency of operations.

6. Ability to work effectively with a variety of stakeholders from diverse backgrounds.

7. Excellent oral and written communication skills.

8. Ability to work well without close supervision.

9. Willingness to participate in professional development activities.

10. Willingness to work irregular hours including nights and weekends.

11. Commitment to the community college “open door” philosophy and the comprehensive community college concept.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Master’s degree in business, engineering, or a related field from a regionally accredited college or university.

2. Five years of experience working in customized training at a North Carolina Community College.

3. Experience in planning, implementing, and evaluating training programs in an industrial and/or educational setting.

4. Prior experience in Workforce Continuing Education course development.

Position Description

Under the general direction of the Dean of Business Career & Technical Training, the Director of Industrial & Workforce Training will:

1. Establish and maintain excellent rapport with local business/industry personnel.

2. Establish partnerships and collaborate effectively with local, regional, and state economic and workforce development agencies to promote development of a skilled workforce to meet regional needs.

3. Plan, implement, coordinate, and manage Customized Training Program (CTP) projects for new and existing businesses and industries within the guidelines of the North Carolina Community College System (NCCCS) and Southeastern Community College.

4. Maintain accurate records, prepare reports, and perform other administrative tasks as needed to administer CTP projects and activities.

5. Work cooperatively with Columbus County business and industry personnel to design and implement customized training classes/programs that meet their workforce development needs.

6. Negotiate with managers of business and industry to provide education and training onsite and/or at SCC.

7. Assist with development, implementation and evaluation of Workforce Continuing Education College and Career Promise (CCP) manufacturing pathways.

8. Assist with SCC’s apprenticeship and work experience initiatives.

9. Interpret local and regional labor market data to identify short-term skills certification/licensure training programs.

10. Design and implement short-term workforce continuing education training programs and pathways

11. Hire, supervise, train and evaluate instructors.

12. Monitor program effectiveness through regular evaluation of data to ensure progress towards program/division/college strategic goals.

13. Collaborate with community partners in the development of new workforce continuing education training programs/pathways

14. Plan, implement, and evaluate training programs in an industrial and/or educational setting.

15. Assist in writing workforce development grants, managing grant budget(s), and ensuring that grant deliverables are accomplished in accordance with funding agency/source expectations and guidelines.

16. Maintain records, prepare reports, and perform other administrative tasks as needed to plan, develop, administer, and evaluate industrial & workforce training programs.

17. Develop program/training goals and objectives in conjunction with the college’s strategic planning process.

18. Fulfill committee assignments as an individual or group representative.

19. Perform other duties as assigned by the Dean of Business Careers & Technical Training.

How to Apply

Excellent references from previous employers must be furnished upon request. Salary is dependent upon qualifications, experience, labor market and institution salary formula.

A completed Southeastern Community College application form, a resume, letter of interest and educational transcripts (unofficial copies of transcripts will be sufficient for the screening process, but official copies must be submitted prior to employment) must be submitted to the college Human Resources Office in order for applicants to be considered for this position. Deadline for applications will be January 15.

Applicants should direct all inquiries to the Human Resources Office, Southeastern Community College, 4564 Chadbourn Hwy., Whiteville, NC 28472.

An Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Job Post Contact

Bill Maultsby