Industry Liaison and Curriculum Coordinator - BioNetwork Learning Solutions Center

Industry Liaison and Curriculum Coordinator - BioNetwork Learning Solutions Center


Gaston College
201 Highway U.S. 321
Dallas, NC 28034
Phone: 704-922-6200

Job Location

Dallas, NC or Raleigh, NC


$65,000 to $75,600



Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Friday, February 1, 2019
Closes: Thursday, February 14, 2019

Target Start Date

Monday, April 1, 2019

Expected Work Hours

Typically 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Reports to

Senior Director-BioNetwork Learning Solutions Center

Employment Type

Full-Time, Regular Staff

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in a life science related field is required.
  • Minimum of 7-10 years of life science industry experience required.
  • Minimum of 5-7 years working with curriculum development and instructional delivery.
  • Excellent leadership skills, demonstrated initiative, and a proven record of accomplishments required in areas that include, but are not limited to, project management, curriculum development, and industry training.
  • Project management experience within a large organization required.
  • Must be flexible, creative, and willing to travel to support BioNetwork’s statewide activities.
  • Valid driver’s license is required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Graduate degree from a regionally accredited  preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience working in the biomanufacturing industry, specifically process development and cleanroom aseptic manufacturing preferred.
  • Experience providing life science industry within the NC Community College System preferred.
  • Experience providing life science industry within the NC Community College System preferred.

Position Description


Reporting to the Senior Director of the BioNetwork Learning Solutions Center, this position focuses primarily on providing leadership and subject matter expertise needed for curriculum development and training delivery in partnership with various NC Community Colleges. This position will also serve as an industry liaison when interacting with colleges and companies as BioNetwork provides economic and workforce development solutions for the life science industry in North Carolina. At varying times throughout each semester, this position may require travel to support colleges offering life science training programs such as BioWork, BioNetwork courses, and degree programs offered at community colleges.  This position is part of the North Carolina Community College System BioNetwork initiative and has local, regional, and statewide responsibilities.



  1. Lead or participate in curriculum development projects.
  2. Ensure training programs are aligned with industry needs, skills, and knowledge required for the biomanufacturing industry, particularly various aspect of bioprocessing.
  3. Write, implement, and/or evaluate training Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  4. Ensure instructors are properly trained to deliver the course material, particularly BioWork.
  5. Proactively work to connect industry representatives to their local community college when BioWork or BioNetwork courses are a good fit for industry training.
  6. Instruct biomanufacturing-related courses including but not limited to BioWork, Aseptic Processing, Regulatory Affairs, and Quality Assurance.
  7. Participate in the designing of supplementary learning resources needed to support the biomanufacturing industry.
  8. Work closely with Customized Training Directors to develop appropriate training solutions.
  9. Instruct face-to-face, online, and hybrid classes on-site at colleges or companies.  
  10. Assist colleges, companies, and students with questions about life science training and career growth opportunities available through NC Community Colleges.
  11. Coordinate information sessions with colleges offering or interested in offering BioWork.
  12. Provide examples of best practices to college faculty related to training material available through BioNetwork, i.e., curriculum, lab activities, materials, equipment, and supplies needed to successfully deliver training.
  13. Set up and operate manufacturing-related training equipment/processes in a simulation environment.
  14. Work with college program coordinators and department directors to ensure training procedures and lab equipment are properly utilized.
  15. Prepare lab activities and instructor demonstrations.
  16. Serve on internal and external committees as requested.
  17. Participate in professional organizations and associations.
  18. Maintain personal certifications and skill sets to stay current with industry trends.
  19. Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.


  • Generally works in a traditional climate-controlled office environment and requires the ability to sit for extended periods.
  • Some walking, standing, and bending, with the ability to lift and maneuver items weighing up to 15 pounds required.
  • Work environment can be stressful at times in dealing with a wide variety of challenges and deadlines.
  • In addition to regular office hours, position requires travel and may sometimes require overtime and/or evening hours.

How to Apply

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June Stromberg