Program Manager

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

Some of the brightest minds in academics and business are choosing HCC as their teaching home. When you join our talented faculty team, you'll play a special role as teacher, mentor and academic advisor. We'll support you in your professional development as you contribute your knowledge and expertise to HCC, our students and the community.

We are currently seeking a Program Manager who will advance the institution's proud tradition of excellence in academics, student life and community service.

The Opportunity

We are looking for a detail-oriented person who can cultivate positive business relationships while ensuring health care program accreditation compliance for the department. In an average day you may spend your morning coordinate advisory board meetings and in the afternoon monitor workforce industry trends. You will work closely with business, industry, community agencies, state and federal agencies, accreditation/ certification agencies, community based organizations, forging partnerships.

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.
  • About 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 healthcare 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

Administer/supervise designated program (s); may also supervise program participants and assessing/advising participants. Provide program marketing and recruitment strategies creating/revising program curricula; monitor business/industry trends; partnerships with business, industry, community agencies .

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

Assist Program Director to manage program(s) as needed.

Develop, prepare and execute marketing plans and strategies to promote courses, increase enrollment and improve the program.

Coordinate program activities which may include: monitoring activities and resources, events, negotiating facility usage and testing.

Develop and maintain effective working relationships with staff, other HCC offices and departments and external partner entities.

Collaborate with staff and other Program Directors as necessary.

Develop, implement and monitor new program initiatives based on community and business needs and input.

Compile, review and report statistical program data as required.

Monitor goals, objectives and outcomes of assigned program and report results.

Supervise, manage, asses, and evaluate staff and resolve issues as appropriate.

Identify, recommend and oversee completion of appropriate professional development opportunities for staff as required.

Assist to identify grant opportunities and special funding proposals and participate in grant proposals for assigned program(s).

Actively participate in program and management team initiatives.

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 in business or related field required.

EXPERIENCE

Minimum of three (3) years related work experience.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Familiar with and sensitive to culturally diverse student populations

Proficient in MS Office applications

Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Able to prepare, facilitate and make professional presentations/trainings

Able to form effective partnerships and alliances to achieve common goals

Able to interact effectively with a diverse student population, multiple communities and public agencies

Able to manage complex processes

Able to assess training needs

Familiar with on-line technologies

Able to be flexible and creative in managing projects and identifying solutions to complex problems

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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