Director of Workforce Education

Director of Workforce Education

Employer

Southwestern Community College
447 College Drive
Sylva, NC 28779
Phone: 828-339-4000

Job Location

Sylva, NC

Salary/Grade

$39,924.00 - $45,936.00 annually

Benefits

State Health Plan

Job Category

  • Executive/Administrative/Managerial

Application Period

Opens: Monday, November 25, 2019
Closes: Monday, January 6, 2020

Target Start Date

Monday, January 6, 2020

Expected Work Hours

8 am - 5 pm Mon - Thurs, 8 am - 12 pm Fr

Reports to

Dean of Workforce Continuing Education

Employment Type

Full-Time Exempt Staff

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

Education      

Bachelor Degree required

 

Knowledge and Skills           

Must possess excellent organizational and communication skills.  Must have the ability to perform multiple tasks, and work with limited direct supervision.  Must be self-motivated and possess excellent inter-personal skills.

Licensing Requirement       

Must possess bachelor degree to be the coordinator for some programs.

Valid NC Drivers’ License.

Preferred Qualifications

Prefer:  Program management experience

Position Description

Statement of Primary Purpose

Provide oversight of workforce education programming to meet the needs of the region’s workforce.  Duties include:  hire and provide support for part-time instructors, develop schedules, market classes, recruit students, work with area high schools to develop training programs, develop partnerships with employers in service area to address industry needs to include work-based learning opportunities. 

Classification

Full-time, exempt, Program Administrator.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

• Represent the college by participating in community activities/programs that further the economic, social, and environment development of the service area.

• Meet with area employers to identify training needs and develop program(s) as needed.

• Schedule Workforce Training classes for SCC service area.

• Hire, evaluate, and coach instructors.

• Schedule classes, prepare class schedules, facilitate marketing classes, facilitate contracts, register students, collect student registration fees, administer exams, and class evaluations.

• Create course outlines/seek approval/report student credit to Licensure Boards.

• Obtain course approvals on all courses; prepare and submit course outlines/CEU rationales for courses and designate appropriate student resources.

• Supervise workforce training classes and other classes as requested.

• Ensure correct payroll for instructors each month.

• Ensure compliance with state board requirements.

• Manage facilities and recommend equipment, furnishings and software improvements.

• Provide direction, leadership, and guidance to assigned employees.

• Analyze and solve work problems or assist employees in solving problems.

• Possess general knowledge of all work responsibilities involved in assigned area.

• Interact with students, the public, the community and co-workers in a cooperative, courteous, and professional manner on the phone and in person.

• Maintain files and records.

• Manage distance (online) learning classes.

• Facilitate uploading class content and tests to Moodle for online classes.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities

• Serve on college committees.

• Serve on community boards and committees.

Minimum Qualifications

Education      

Bachelor Degree required

Knowledge and Skills           

Must possess excellent organizational and communication skills.  Must have the ability to perform multiple tasks, and work with limited direct supervision.  Must be self-motivated and possess excellent inter-personal skills.

Prefer:  Program management experience

Physical Demands    

No demanding physical requirements.

Licensing Requirement       

Must possess bachelor degree to be the coordinator for some programs.

Valid NC Drivers’ License.

Working Conditions and Environment

Must travel to class locations, and NCCCS meetings throughout the state.  Work schedule must conform to class and meeting needs.

Equipment Operation

Computer, Copier, Fax, Telephone, Calculator, Printer, classroom equipment, various software applications

 

This position description covers the most essential functions and duties associated with this position.  Other duties may be assigned by the President or appropriate supervisory personnel.  The College reserves the right to alter duties, responsibilities, conditions, working hours, and job title as necessary.

How to Apply

Apply on Southwestern Community College website:  https://southwesterncc.hirecentric.com/jobs/170877-21374.html

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