Program Director, Health & Human Services

Overland Park, KS
Jun 17, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

Job Description

Responsible for developing, managing, and selling of all open enrollment classes and related instructional services within subject areas assigned. Develops partnerships and provides consulting with area business and industry groups to design, market and deliver contract training programs in response to the continuing education and training needs of individuals and the business community. Provides management and leadership to area staff.

Demonstrates abilities to lead effectively in a team environment and function at both operational and strategic levels, to leverage trends in emerging ideas and technologies, and to influence key stakeholders inside and outside the college environment.
  • Budget Management - Monitor the program area budget and assure good financial decision making and program fiscal integrity
  • Perform Human Resources and Staff Development Responsibilities - Responsible for hiring program coordinators and assist in hiring administrative staff; assist in hiring of instructors for program area; provide needed training to staff to work as efficiently and effectively as possible
  • Program Development - Research, analyze and manage specific program area which may include offering individualized instruction, contract training, open enrollment, special events, lectures, online courses and workshops
  • Marketing and Prospecting - Build marketing plans for specific program area; create prospecting lists; network and build relationships within the business community
  • Meet Established Metrics and Goals - Monitor enrollment numbers and revenue monthly; Strategize and analyze plans to fulfill designated program goals

Tracking Code

Required Skills
  • Baccalaureate degree in Nursing required.
  • Master's Degree required.
  • Must be able to maintain all processes related to the state Continuing Education Regulations to protect and preserve approved status.
  • Must know specifics of Nurse Practice Act in the state of Kansas.
  • Strong knowledge of the local economy.
  • Demonstrates strong analytical, problem solving skills.
  • Proven management and communications skills as demonstrated in the creation of high performing teams and establishing business relationships within the community.
  • Strong negotiation experience handling client, vendor and consultant contracts and relations.
  • Hires, trains, and supervises assigned staff.
  • Demonstrates ability to build coalitions within a college community and to work collaboratively with community partners, such as educational institutions, community-based organizations, businesses, and government agencies.
  • Ability to work in partnership with private and government sectors.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Develops and creates an environment of exceptional customer service by utilizing industry best practices.
  • Creates, maintains and provides metrics to monitor and measure client satisfaction levels.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to continuous learning through advanced degree/certification completion and/or training and development.

Required Experience

Required Experience:
  • Minimum of 3 years in clinical nursing experience
  • 1 year experience in developing and implementing nursing education
  • 2 years supervisory experience
  • 2 years continuing education experience: working with adult learners; consulting; and or teaching
  • Strong project management and Instructor/Faculty management experience

Preferred Experience:
  • 2 years community college experience
  • Budget management experience

Preferred Experience
  • 2 years community college experience
  • Budget management experience

Benefit Information:

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Every employee of the college is expected to treat all members of the college community with dignity and respect demonstrating professional, courteous and respectful behavior and engage in constructive conflict resolution, when needed.


In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.

Johnson County Community College welcomes the application of any qualified candidate and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, disability, age, religion, genetic information, marital status, veteran's status, sexual orientation, or other factors that cannot be lawfully considered.

If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email.

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Job Location
Overland Park, Kansas, United States
Position Type
Competitive rate of pay
For full consideration apply before
June 30, 2017
Hours per Week
Work Hours/Days
Monday - Friday, 8:00 - 5:00, some evenings and weekends
Special Instructions
Submit resume and cover letter. If selected, certified transcripts for all degrees will be required.