Community Education Program Developer

Sugar Grove Campus, IL
Apr 25, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

The program developer is responsible for the development and implementation of non-credit enrichment classes, programs and special events for youth and adults. This position reports to the Dean for Community Education.


Ensure that courses, programs and special events are implemented as designed.

Monitor and manage the fiscal performance of assigned areas and programs.

Monitor enrollment trends to proactively address threats and opportunities to increase market share and enrollment.

Work cooperatively with individuals, community groups and other strategic partners to identify community needs and new initiatives.

Meet established goals for new program and course creation, instructor/ learner/participant satisfaction, and other assessment metrics including cancellation rate, margins and retention.

Collaborate with the Dean for Community Education to effectively market, promote and evaluate designated Community Education offerings.

Hire, supervise and evaluate part-time Community Education instructors, content experts, speakers, and/or contractors as directed by the Dean for Community

Assist the Dean for Community Education in developing, conducting and evaluating department activities, including staff and faculty development.

Req ID: req162

Job Title: Community Education Program Developer

Division: Community Education

Location: Sugar Grove Campus

Grant Funded: No

Employment Type: Full-time Support Staff

Compensation Range: 54,230.00 - 54,230.00, starting pay, prior experience will be considered

Compensation Type: Salaried

Work Schedule: M-F 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Other Work Schedule Details: Some evening and weekend hours required

Work Hours: 40

Documents to be attached: Cover Letter-Yes
Transcripts-Yes (can also be provided at interview)

Special Instructions to Applicants: A copy of transcripts will be required for interview.

Testing: Yes

Targeted Hire Date: 6/1/2017

Position Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in English, Communications, Marketing, Education or a related area required. Master's degree preferred.

Three years of experience developing and marketing noncredit classes, special events or other community enrichment, leisure, and/or training programs for adults and/or youth or the equivalent project management experience.

Strong organizational, project management, budgeting, and customer service skills, as well as an aptitude for creativity.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills including the ability to write effective marketing copy.

Ability to work independently and cooperatively, build relationships and nourish partnerships.

Understand and appreciate the value of lifelong learning.

Ability to work a flexible schedule.


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