Strategic Advisor - Global Oil & Gas Drilling Training Center (Part Time) - Pool

Location
Houston, TX
Posted
Mar 29, 2017
Institution Type
Community College
The Organization

Houston Community College (HCC) is an open-admission, public institution of higher education offering a high-quality, affordable education for academic advancement, workforce training, career development and lifelong learning to prepare individuals in our diverse communities for life and work in a global and technological society. We're proud to say that 98 percent of our graduates step into a job in their field of study immediately upon graduation. One of the largest community colleges in the nation, HCC has served the Greater Houston area for over four decades. Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and the Schools Commission on Colleges, we offer 300+ associate degree and certificate programs to 75,000+ students across 13 Centers of Excellence and online each semester. We are proud to be No.1 among all community colleges in the nation in providing associate degrees to minorities and No.1 in educating international students, with 10.4 percent of our student population from outside the USA. Our vision is to become the Employer of Choice in support of our mission for Student Success by attracting, retaining and motivating the best employees.

The Team

Play a central role at HCC as you keep our everyday operations running like clockwork. You'll get the chance to make things happen and work closely with inspiring leaders across different parts of the institution. Whether your role is supportive, administrative, financial, or something else, you'll be part of a dynamic team that not only provides HCC students with cutting-edge academic and career tools, it also takes care of its people.

We are currently seeking a Strategic Advisor - Global Oil & Gas Drilling Training Center (COGDTC) who will advance the institution's proud tradition of excellence in academics, student life and community service.

The Opportunity

You: You thrive in a fast-paced environment where you're part of a great team, and you are able to get things done.

Your mission: Provide external and internal program strategic leadership and advising to build the HCC Global Oil & Gas Drilling Training Center (GOGDTC). Work closely with the Director Corporate College to form industry, business, community agencies, state and federal agency partnerships.

A typical day: In the morning, you might work to develop Oil and Gas industry contacts, networks and associations interested in building a Global Oil and Gas Drilling Training Center in Houston, with HCC and its other partners. In the afternoon you might advise, assist and consult HCC executives on the development of an educational plan and strategy that would be of great relevance to the oil and gas industry and supportable by HCC and its other partners.

Next steps:

Take the next step toward a rewarding career and submit your application today!

Location

Houston is a city with limitless possibilities:
  • Third-largest city in the U.S. and home to 54 Fortune 500 companies, second only to New York City's 55.
  • 145 languages are spoken here.
  • Overall after-taxes living costs are 5.6 percent below the average for all 308 urban areas recently surveyed.
  • Houston is a major-league sports town, and don't forget the annual Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo.
  • The weather is great! Mild winters ensure that outdoor activities can be enjoyed year-round.
  • World-renowned medical care. The Houston metro area has long been known for its first-rate health care system, with many Houston area hospitals consistently ranking among the nation's top institutions.
  • With over 150 museums and cultural institutions in the Greater Houston area, museums are a large part of Houston's cultural scene.
  • Houston is the Culture & Culinary Capital of Texas with more than 7,500 restaurants and eating establishments covering 60+ cuisines.

If this sounds like the role for you and you're ready to join an amazing team, please apply right away.

It is the policy of the Houston Community College System to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or veteran's status. Individuals with disabilities, who require special accommodations to interview, should contact the Employment Services Office at (713) 718-8565.

HCC values its employees and their contributions, promotes opportunities for their professional growth and development, and provides a positive working and learning environment that encourages diversity, innovation and creativity, and inclusion.

SUMMARY

Provide external and internal program strategic leadership and advising to build the HCC Global Oil & Gas Drilling Training Center (GOGDTC). Work closely with the Director Corporate College to form industry, business, community agencies, state and federal agency partnerships.

Goal 1: Develop Oil and Gas industry contacts, networks and associations interested in building a Global Oil and Gas Drilling Training Center in Houston, with HCC and its other partners.

Goal 2: Advise, assist and consult HCC executives on the development of an educational plan and strategy that would be of great relevance to the oil and gas industry and supportable by HCC and its other partners.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Introduce HCC to offshore/onshore drillers/operators/service companies key players. Work Product to ensure meetings and introductions to key industry players

Introduce HCC to oil and gas industry groups and associations - the IADC, COS, API, and others deemed important to the building of a drilling training center to ensure meetings and introductions to key players

Advise HCC on the business, human resource, and educational needs of drillers, operators, and service companies to fulfill writing/ documenting needs.

Advise HCC on the development of an educational plan and strategy that would encourage the oil and gas industry to work with HCC to ensure meetings with HCC executives and faculty.

The following support duties that may be assigned: business development, preparing presentations, developing plans, conducting or organizing meetings, arranging for experts related to the project in order to fulfill assignments.

Provide creative design and technical input into the development of a drilling training center facilities plan accompanied by a graphics designer for creative purposes to fulfill facility drawings/designs and equipment /tools list requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential duties and responsibilities listed above. The qualifications listed below are representative of the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.

EDUCATION

Bachelor's degree required.

EXPERIENCE

Minimum of ten (10) years successful work experience in oil and gas industry, including drilling industry experience, is required.



KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Strong business and organizational development skills

Ability to leverage opportunities by working across organizational boundaries

Entrepreneurial with an eagerness to create new programs

Strong presentation and communication skills

Strong Interpersonal, executive consulting and influencing skills

Strong knowledge of the oil and gas industry with particular knowledge of drilling

Ability to research and document findings and conclusions.

Ability to quickly understand the key business strategies and challenges and build a plan \ around these.

Proven ability in working very effectively across virtual teams - ensuring stakeholder engagement and input to business management process.

Strong project and process management skills.

Ability to proactively translate current business challenges / opportunities into the required business management processes to support and implement in the required detail for successful outcomes.

Broad business perspective and proven ability to generate key insights from experience, industry information resources, and key contacts.

Excellent analytical skills with proven skills in managing self and others across different organizational boundaries.



This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.



This job description may be revised upon development of other duties and changes in responsibilities.

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