Education Program Administrator I (Coordinator, Career and Technical Education)

Education Program Administrator I (Coordinator, Career and Technical Education)


North Carolina Community Colleges System Office
200 West Jones Street
Raleigh, NC 27603
Phone: 919-807-7100

Job Location

200 W. Jones Street, Raleigh, NC 27603


$52,551 - $75,937/77


State of NC

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, November 9, 2017
Closes: Monday, November 27, 2017

Target Start Date

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Expected Work Hours

8am - 5pm M-F

Employment Type

Full-Time Position

Minimum Qualifications

Masters degree in school administration, business administration, or public administration and four years of administrative experience, preferably in education, at the local, state, or federal level; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree in a related field. NC community college experience in education and training, project management, and or training experience and experience in planning in workforce development setting and or higher education at the local and state level. Experience in understanding and interpreting program regulations and working with a team to achieve goals. Working knowledge of the Internet, and Microsoft Office programs.

Position Description


The primary purpose of this position is to provide leadership and coordination to North Carolina Community Colleges Career and Technical Education (CTE) Programs aimed at building North Carolina’s workforce by developing more fully the academic and career and technical skills of postsecondary education students who elect to enroll in CTE programs. This position focuses on work with local community colleges using CTE programs funds under the Carl D. Perkins CTE Act of 2006. The program strives to enhance CTE career pathways and programs of study by coordinating with college deans and faculty, secondary CTE, local Workforce Development Boards, and employers in the region. This position also includes technical assistance, oversight, monitoring, and review for compliance with federal laws, regulations, and policies with follow- up and report writing using PowerPoint, Excel and Word type programs. 

This position will provide coordination of the basic Perkins CTE grant to community colleges targeted to improve career pathways and programs of study through:  providing technical assistance in person and in writing; understanding of required and permissive uses of funds; reviewing local projects and recommending approval; and monitoring as funds are used to enhance local community college CTE programs. This position assists colleges in understanding the relationship between federal funding, State Plan and local CTE plans as well as the state and local workforce (WIOA) plans. This position will assist colleges in meeting their CTE program performance and accountability measures including student technical attainment, graduation, placement, and non-traditional participation.  

Responsibilities will include coordination of leadership grants aimed at improving community college CTE program outcomes by addressing local labor force employer needs through assessment, curriculum improvement, and infusion of technology. This position will support CTE leadership programs, such as Career Pathways and work-based learning that meet local labor market needs though engaging employers, aligning academic and technical programs, providing career advising, offering experiential and work-based learning, and offering stackable credentials and certifications.   Duties will also include coordinating professional development for faculty, staff, and administrators as needed.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/AND ABILITIES: This position requires a self-starter who can work independently, collaborate, and initiate education and employment programs with diverse groups of employers, workforce professionals, and educators at the secondary and postsecondary level.  Working knowledge of a variety of career advising and work-based learning strategies with an entrepreneurial spirit.

  • Ability to effectively manage multiple work priorities and complete projects
  • Ability to effectively communicate in verbal and written form
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals of diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Skilled in the use and integration of Microsoft Office including Word, PowerPoint, One-Note, and Excel or similar programs including on-line resources.
  • Ability to travel across state assisting stakeholders in implementing Perkins activities, monitoring for adherence to the state plan, and insuring student access and accessibility to CTE Programs of Study.
  • Ability to read and interpret and apply federal workforce legislation, gather, interpret, and evaluate data.

How to Apply

The North Carolina Community College System Office uses the Merit-Based Recruitment and Selection Plan to fill positions SUBJECT to the Office of State Human Resources Act (OSHR) with highly qualified individuals.

Individuals interested in applying for this position must complete the online process at, Résumés will not be accepted in lieu of the application. Work history and credentials must appear on the application to receive consideration during the selection process.

Job Post Contact

Apri Tibbs, Personnel Technician III
North Carolina Community College System Office
Human Resources/Caswell Building
5001 Mail  Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-5003
Phone: (919)807-7177
Fax: (919)807-7222