Industry Relations Manager (Grant Funded)

San Mateo
Jul 12, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

San Mateo County Community College District

Industry Relations Manager (Grant Funded)

Posting Number: 2014461S

Department: Business / Technology CSM (DEPT)

Location: College of San Mateo

Position Number: 4CC009

Percentage of Full Time: 100%

Months per Year: 12

Salary Range: $91,008 (annual) - $115,272 (annual)

Position Type: Staff & Admin

General Statement:

San Mateo County Community College District values the principles of diversity and equity. We provide our students with a rich and dynamic learning community that embraces differences, emphasizing collaboration and engaging students in and out of the classroom, encouraging them to realize their goals, and to become critical thinkers and socially responsible leaders.

Under the general direction of College of San Mateo (CSM) Director of Workforce Development, the Industry Relations Manager is responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with potential employers of CSM students and graduates. Public contact is extensive and involves faculty, staff, businesses, public agencies, community based organizations, economic development entities, and community members. Consequences of errors in judgment could be costly in employee time, public relations and money. The successful candidate has the ability to work with a high degree of independence, sound judgement, teamwork, and initiative. The Industry Relations Manager can direct the work of paraprofessional, clerical and other staff, and student assistants as assigned.

This position is funded by the Strong Workforce Program and may be eliminated once the grant funding has been exhausted.

Minimum Qualifications:

• A combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
• Successful work experience of increasing responsibility (at least 3-5 years’ experience preferred) in an external relationship role
• Experience using a broad range of data resources and a variety of computer software applications to plan and implement activities
• Demonstrated skills in effective oral and written communication
• Skill in respectful and sensitive communication with people who are diverse in their cultures, language groups and abilities

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

1. Understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious, and cultural backgrounds, disability, and sexual orientation of community college students, faculty and staff
2. Knowledge of employer workforce needs
3. Knowledge of customary policies and procedures related to community college career education programs
4. Skill in composing and preparing original correspondence and other written materials
5. Skill in research and compiling data for a variety of statistical, narrative, and other reports
6. Demonstrated skills in organizing complex, multi-faceted data
7. Skill in training and directing the work of others
8. Skill in the use of a database, spreadsheets, and a variety of other software
9. Skill in oral communication, including persuasive communication and public speaking
10. Skill in clear and concise written communication
11. Skill in communicating effectively with people at all levels within organizations
12. Ability to work effectively as part of a team
13. Skill in building relationships and ease in talking with employers about their needs
14. Ability to build strong and mutually beneficial relationships between employers, faculty, staff, and the community
15. Ability to analyze program effectiveness and accomplish goals
16. Ability to analyze situations and adopt effective courses of action
17. Ability to develop and meet schedules and timelines
18. Ability to work independently with little direction
19. Skill in training, supervising, and evaluating the work of staff and student workers
20. Skill in compiling data for special and regular reports
21. Skill in composing correspondence, memoranda, publicity materials and other written materials using a variety of computer software
22. Ability to travel to a variety of locations both on and off site to conduct business
23. Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends

Preferred Qualifications:

Benefits: Benefits include paid holidays, vacation and sick leave. The District pays all or a portion of monthly medical plan premiums (depending on the coverage) and pays all of the monthly dental and vision plan premiums for employees and eligible dependents. Additional paid benefits include life insurance, salary continuance insurance, and an Employee Assistance Program. Classified employees participate in the Public Employees’ Retirement System, a defined-benefit retirement plan through the State of California. Optional tax-deferred 403(b) and 457 retirement plans are also available.

First Review Date: 08/01/2017

Open Until Filled: Yes

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The San Mateo County Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks to employ individuals who represent the rich diversity of cultures, language groups, and abilities of its surrounding communities.