Director of Occupational Programs

Director of Occupational Programs


Alamance Community College
1247 Jimmie Kerr Road
Graham, NC 27253
Phone: 336-506-4222

Job Location

Graham, NC


$57,381.00 - $67,528.00 Annually


full time benefits

Job Category

  • Executive/Administrative/Managerial

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, January 24, 2019
Closes: Thursday, February 21, 2019

Target Start Date

Sunday, March 31, 2019

Expected Work Hours

M-F, 8-5

Employment Type

Full Time

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in education, business, management, technology, public safety, healthcare or related field. 
  • Demonstrated leadership skills including the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with faculty, staff, students, accrediting/regulatory agencies and other external stakeholders 
  • Demonstrated ability to develop successful strategies for program marketing, enrollment growth, student success and student retention 
  • Three (3) years of supervisory and administrative experience (Community College experience preferred) 
  • Highly developed analytical skills, writing and presentation skills, and communication skills that allow for effective communication with all stakeholders 
  • Knowledge of management and administrative principles and practices 
  • Ability to plan, manage, organize, and supervise coordinators and instructors in a comprehensive division 
  • Knowledge of laws, statutes, rules, and regulations affecting assigned programs 
  • Ability to analyze, interpret, and apply policy and procedural guidelines to resolve problems and answer questions and concerns 
  • Ability to communicate effectively (verbally and in writing) 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proven leadership skills 
  • Community College experience 
  • Marketing experience
  • Knowledge of community college organizational structure including the integration of academic, workforce development/continuing education, and student services programs 

Position Description


Position will remain open until filled.  For best consideration apply by 5 p.m. February 21, 2019.

Alamance Community College is seeking a dynamic and innovative leader to serve as its next Director of Occupational Programs within the College's Workforce Development/Continuing Education Division.  


This individual will be a self-starter (with the ability to prioritize) responsible for providing leadership that supports the vision, mission, goals and core values of the College.  Viable candidates will have demonstrated records of innovation and achievement in the areas of program development, enrollment growth and student success and retention.  This individual will be accountable for the planning, development, marketing, implementation, growth, evaluation and management of the occupational programs within the Workforce Development Division.  This individual must have a demonstrated record of success in being innovative, building and effectively marketing programs, partnerships, and garnering support from a large constituency base.  The Director will be given some degree of autonomy to draw from his or her past experience in order to most effectively build upon the vision for the occupational programs within the College's Workforce Development Division including some combination of the following: Accounting, Business, Finance, Information Technology, Construction Trades, Public Safety and Healthcare.  In addition, the Director will serve as the primary contact for the College's Dillingham Center (Burlington location) for maintenance, security and other administrative needs.

How to Apply


Job Post Contact

Lorri Allison

HR Director/Title IX Coordinator

Alamance Community College