Director of Transitional and Career Studies

Director of Transitional and Career Studies


Lenoir Community College
231 Highway 58 South
Kinston, NC 28502
Phone: 252-527-6223

Job Location

231 Hwy. 58 South, Kinston, NC 28504


$50,000 - $60,000 Annually


State of NC

Job Category

  • Executive/Administrative/Managerial

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, September 30, 2021
Closes: Thursday, October 14, 2021

Target Start Date

Monday, November 1, 2021

Expected Work Hours

8am-5pm M-Th; 8am-3 pm F

Employment Type

Full-Time Position

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution in related area including education or business is required; master’s degree preferred
  • Experience in the development and administration of instructional programs in a specialty field, educational institution, agency, or business is required
  • Administrative experience in a college or public school environment is preferred

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree preferred
  • Administrative experience in a college or public school environment is preferred

Position Description

The Director of Transitional and Career Studies will plan, develop, implement, and manage the instructional delivery of services for the Transitional and Career Studies Department. The Director will be responsible for oversight of the Transitional and Career Studies program, which includes English Language Acquisition, GOALS (Gaining Occupational and Life Skills), High School Equivalency preparation, Adult Basic Education, and Adult High School.

The duties of the Director of Transitional and Career Studies include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for assessment and recruitment of both students and instructors; coordinating and evaluating all activities in the program
  • Develop and oversee the annual Transitional and Career Studies plan/application; submit and manage the annual budget, and Institutional Effectiveness planning
  • Evaluate the program and prepare a plan for continuous improvement
  • Coordinate development of course outlines and assist in their implementation
  • Establish and maintain good community rapport and promote literacy education throughout the community
  • Participate in the development, planning, and implementation of goals and objectives, policies and procedures, new courses, and all supportive activities of the College
  • Develop, lead, and coordinate a team of support staff from coordinators to instructional assistants to produce and deliver quality instruction and supportive services to students in the Transitional and Career Studies program
  • Monitor courses and instructors and ensure that courses meet high quality standards and state and federal compliance
  • Coordinate the recruitment of instructors, as needed, and maintain up-to-date information on instructional materials and techniques
  • Develop and implement comprehensive plans including timelines, goals, objectives and benchmarks for the Transitional and Career Studies program
  • Recruit, hire, provide orientation, evaluate direction, and handle employee relation issues in a timely manner
  • Ensure divisional compliance with WIOA Title II; NC Community College System; and College and Career Readiness policies, standards, and procedures
  • Maintain community involvement to enhance the College's networking in the tri-county service area
  • Research and develop plans for new course offerings to be presented to the Vice President of Instruction or Dean of Workforce Development and Public Safety
  • Ensure continuous revenue growth needed to meet long and short-term goals by identifying opportunities and serving current clients
  • Counsel students and resolve student-related concerns
  • Ensure accurate and timely reporting and data collection, and supervise the maintenance of records
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Dean of Workforce Development and Public Safety

Working Conditions

  • Typical office environment
  • Infrequently lifting and carrying items up to 10 lbs
  • Infrequently twisting or bending at the waist or reaching overhead
  • Infrequently traveling between buildings on campus, to other campuses, locally, or out-of-town to attend meetings and conferences
  • Frequently listening to and talking with students, faculty, and other staff members either in person or by phone

Notice of Nondiscrimination

Lenoir Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College complies with existing federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination. The College prohibits discrimination against and/or exclusion from participation in any benefits or activities by any person, either on the staff and faculty or in the student body, on the grounds of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, political affiliation, or disability.

How to Apply

Job Post Contact

Lenoir Community College

Phone:  252-527-6223 Ext. 390

Fax:  252-233-6899