Program Manager, Plant Science & Landscape Technology

Cleveland, OH
Jun 17, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

diversity employer

Department Name Health Careers and Sciences

Campus or Location Eastern Campus

Vacancy Number 019-18

Reports To Associate Dean

Recruitment Type External/Internal

Job Category Professional

Position Type Full-Time

Union Position Non-Union

Number of Openings 1

Job Description Summary


Oversees and manages the organization, administration, periodic review, planning, development and general effectiveness of the Plant Science & Landscape Technology Program.

Job Responsibilities


• Oversees and manages the Plant Science & Landscape Technology Program
• Responsible for accreditation activities
• Provides leadership by assuring accreditation standards are met
• Assists with budget monitoring and reporting
• Supervises and assesses the performance of assigned staff
• Serves as a liaison between the college and external constituents
• Oversees didactic instructional process including student evaluations and schedules
• Counsels and advises students
• Coordinates development of curriculum and revisions
• Prepares course schedules and makes instructional assignments
• Performs didactic instruction and evaluation of program courses
• Markets program and recruits students
• Coordinates Advisory Committee and all program admission activities
• Provides input for outcomes assessment and program objectives
• Develops and maintains effective communication with prospective applicants, students, graduates, faculty, instructors and community
• Conducts faculty, instructor and staff meetings
• Performs other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications


• Bachelor's degree in Horticulture or a related field
o Significant related experience may substitute for education
• Minimum of five years of related professional experience
• Demonstrated experience supervising, planning, assigning, scheduling and ensuring the quality of the work of others
• Demonstrated experience effectively making decisions that have major implications on the management and operations within a department
• Demonstrated experience in a role requiring diverse problem solving methods in a variety of situations
• Demonstrated experience forecasting, planning, maintaining, preparing, and monitoring a business area's budget

• Possess comprehensive knowledge of Plant Science & Landscape Technology theories, concepts and practices with the ability to use in complex, difficult and/or unprecedented situations as it pertains to the departmental focus
• Demonstrated intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
• Ability to effectively complete work assignments independently
• Demonstrated intermediate project management skills
• Possess excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
• Ability to work accurately with great attention to detail
• Possess strong organizational, time-management skills, and is results-oriented
• Possess strong commitment to providing excellent customer service
• Ability to work effectively in a dynamic and changing work environment requiring flexibility and teamwork
• Ability to confidentially and discreetly handle subject matters requiring privacy and sensitivity
• Ability to collaborate, negotiate and resolve conflicts on major projects
• Ability to develop and maintain relationships with key contacts to enhance work flow and quality
• Possess sensitivity to appropriately respond to the needs of a diverse population


• Service Focus
• Communication
• Quality of Work

• Collaboration
• Time Utilization

• Adaptability
• Continuous Improvement

Preferred Qualifications


• Demonstrated experience with program accreditation
• Demonstrated instructional experience with skills in curriculum design, instructional methods, evaluation, and assessment
• Demonstrated ability to recruit both students and staff

Work Schedule

Standard hours Monday - Friday 8:30 - 5:00

Posting Open Date 06/16/2017

Open Until Filled No

Special Instructions to Applicants

During the application process, you may be required to attach a cover letter and/or resume. It is recommended that you have these documents ready to be attached electronically to the online application. This system accepts only MS Word or PDF attachments. Any employment with the College is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check and drug screen.

Affirmative Action Statement

Cuyahoga Community College is committed to attaining excellence through the recruitment and retention of a qualified and diverse workforce. Cuyahoga Community College is an equal employment/educational opportunity institution

Supplemental Questions

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    Required Documents
    1. Cover Letter
    2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    Optional Documents