OMIC Training Center Director

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97280
Posted
Aug 10, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Institution Type
Community College


OMIC Training Center Director

Portland Community College


Requisition Number: 09129

Location: Columbia County

Address: See Below

Hours of Work: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday - Friday

Position Status: Management; Level L; Full-time; Exempt

Starting Salary Range: Starting Salary Range is a minimum $72,622 to the mid-point of $88,962 (based on qualifications, experience and internal equity) Full range is $72,622 to $105,302.

Job Close Date: Apply by August 22, 2017 for best consideration

Job Summary:
Portland Community College is seeking a Director for the new OMIC Workforce Training Center in Columbia County, Oregon. The Oregon Manufacturing Innovation Center (OMIC) is a collaborative environment bringing together industry, higher education and government in partnership to develop new tools, techniques, and technologies to address near-term manufacturing challenges through applied research and advanced technical training. PCC is leading the OMIC Training Center, which combines on-the-job training with classroom and lab instruction in an apprenticeship type model. Students can complete different educational pathways that lead to employment and/or career advancement opportunities through OMIC training.

The OMIC Training Director position provides an exciting opportunity for a strategic, collaborative and visionary leader to guide the successful development of this critical program in support of the College, the OMIC collaborative, the region and the state.

From a program and Center perspective, the OMIC Training Director must bring a strong record of project and program management successes, and a commitment to championing the need for dedicated manufacturing training that leads to living-wage jobs. It will be critical for the Director to build and grow impactful new training programs, setting and following through on jointly-developed goals.

From the initiative perspective, the OMIC Training Center is a highly visible, highly anticipated endeavor, which will require on-going community building and stakeholder management with many private and public partners; from the Oregon Governor's office and legislators, to educators, to OMIC industry partners, to the community partners and manufacturers. The ability to comprehend the unique needs of each group, and to effectively communicate expectations and partnership with each will be essential to support the success of the OMIC Training Center's mission. There is potential for further growth of both the OMIC Training initiative and the OMIC Training Director role, as this collaborative initiative develops further.

This position is currently funded through June 30, 2019. The College is committed to the sustainability of the OMIC Initiative and will be seeking additional funding resources beyond this date.

Location - The position will be based in Columbia County and will required frequent travel around the Portland Metro area.

PCC College Mission

PCC serves nearly 80,000 full-time and part-time students, from all walks of life in the Portland area. Equitable student access and success are the central tenets of our mission and organization. We are committed to a culture which values human diversity and cultural competency for our students, our employees, and our partners.

PCC supports student success by delivering access to quality education while advancing economic development and promoting sustainability in a collaborative culture of diversity, equity and inclusion. Social justice, accountability, and a strong sense of community are values we hold dear. PCC is a reflection of the Portland metropolitan area and we strive to make a positive socio-economic impact within the region.

If this sounds like a learning community that you would like to be a part of, and an important role that you would like to play, please review the qualifications and apply today!


To apply for this position please submit the following:

1. Completed online application
2. Current Resume (attach document)*
3. Introductory Cover Letter (attach document)* addressing how you specifically meet the minimum and preferred qualifications listed for this position



Responsibilities/Duties:
Typical Job Duties and Responsibilities

1. Works closely with regional employers to develop new training programs that meet industry needs. This may include registered apprenticeships and other innovative models that combine work-based experience and related classroom instruction.

2. Works closely with education partners including K-12 regional school districts and other post-secondary institutions to align curriculum and establish clear manufacturing career pathways.

3. Represent PCC on OMIC initiative including OMIC R & D board and with multiple partners and stakeholders.

4. Coordinates efforts with PCC faculty and staff to develop curriculum and implementation strategy for OMIC and align with existing PCC programs.

5. In collaboration with PCC Bond office, provides guidance on OMIC Training Center design.

6. Develops and maintains OMIC Training Advisory Committee with key PCC and partner agencies to drive vision and leadership for OMIC Training.

7. Works with partners to implement training in temporary and permanent locations

8. Identifies target populations for OMIC training and promotes opportunities through community partners for both youth and adult students.

9. Coordinates OMIC Training efforts with local, regional and state agencies and industry partners.

10. Oversees OMIC Training Center business plan implementation.

11. Promotes OMIC to regional manufacturing companies and business associations. Identifies multiple ways that business support OMIC initiative.

12. Oversees budget for OMIC Training.

13. Works with PCC grants office, PCC foundation, and government agencies to identify additional funds to support OMIC.



Minimum Qualifications:
Minimum Qualifications
To be considered for this position, your application materials must show how you meet the following requirements:

- Master's degree in Education, Administration, Counseling, or related field (Relevant advanced manufacturing experience may substitute for the degree requirement on a year-for-year basis)

- Three (3) years progressively responsible experience related to area of assignment, including

- Two (2) years of supervisory experience;

OR

- Bachelor's degree in Education, Administration, Counseling, or related field (Relevant advanced manufacturing experience may substitute for the degree requirement on a year-for-year basis)

- Five (5) years progressively responsible experience related to area of assignment, including

- Two (2) years of supervisory experience

Important Knowledge and Skills

Knowledge of:

- Supervisory principles;
- Grant management principles and practices;
- Advanced principles and practices in assigned programmatic area;
- Applicable Federal, State, and local laws, rules, regulations, codes, and/or statutes;
- Public relations principles;
- Budget administration principles;
- Marketing principles;
- Grant and/or contract administration principles;
- Analytical methods and techniques;
- Area resources;
- Needs assessment methods;
- Fiscal accounting principles;
- Strategic planning principles;
- Program/project management principles and techniques;

Demonstrated Skill in:
- Supervising subordinate staff;
- Interpreting and applying applicable laws, rules, and regulations;
- Analyzing problems, identifying alternative solutions, projecting consequences of proposed actions, and making recommendations in support of goals;
- Preparing and administering budgets;
- Managing, marketing, and promoting programs;
- Planning and implementing program components;
- Compiling and analyzing data;
- Conducting needs analysis;
- Preparing, managing, and administering grants and/or contracts;
- Speaking in public;
- Conducting outreach activities;
- Preparing collateral and marketing materials;
- Developing strategic plans;
- Interpreting complex documents;
- Analyzing the applicability and/or value of the implementation of emerging trends and/or services;
- Assessing the consequences and outcomes of program initiatives;
- Ensuring compliance with applicable internal and external program requirements;
- Monitoring legal and regulatory changes;
- Maintaining confidentiality;
- Analyzing processes and making recommendations for improvement;
- Researching, analyzing, and applying relevant information to the development of departmental processes and programs;
- Coordinating activities with other internal departments and/or external agencies;
- Preparing a variety of reports related to operational activities, including statistical analysis;
- Working with diverse academic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and staff;
- Utilizing computer technology used for communication, data gathering and reporting;
- Communicating effectively through oral and written mediums



Special/Preferred Qualifications:
Preferred Qualifications
These qualifications and characteristics are critical to success in this important role at PCC. Please clarify in your application materials the experiences, successes and techniques evidencing how you bring these strengths:

- Strong communication, interpersonal and intercultural skills - with demonstrated ability to communicate and work cooperatively with individuals and organizations; on all levels and with all backgrounds including diverse academic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of students, faculty, staff, leadership and OMIC partners

- Extensive experience and success building community and managing the interests, priorities, expectations, and communication needs of a wide and diverse array of key stakeholders

- Demonstrated leadership and project management expertise in multi-organizational, collaborative projects servicing diverse stakeholders (preferably in an educational setting)

- Demonstrated success developing innovative approaches and pedagogy for educational pathways that integrate work based learning opportunities such as internships, apprenticeships, on-the-job training, etc

- Demonstrated success leading initiatives or programs serving students, or clients, from diverse racial, cultural, socio-economic, gender, age, and education backgrounds

- Demonstrated success generating revenue or funding for a complex initiative

- Demonstrated experience working in or supporting programs in the manufacturing industry or related sector



Additional Posting Information:
As an Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity institution, PCC is actively seeking qualified minorities, women, disabled veterans, veterans and individuals with disabilities to enhance its work force and to reflect the diversity of its student body.

To apply for this position please submit the following:

1. Completed online application

2. Current Resume (attach document)*

3. Introductory Cover Letter (attach document)* addressing how you specifically meet the minimum and preferred qualifications listed for this position

* When you apply for the position, you will be given an opportunity to attach the above documents. They may be attached in either "Microsoft Word" or ".pdf" formats.

Notes to Applicants:

- Applicants selected for further consideration may be asked to complete a supplemental questionnaire.

- Upon hire candidate will be required to provide official transcripts for all degrees earned.

- Applicants selected for hire will be required to pass a criminal background check as a condition of employment.

- Portland Community College will hire only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. All new employees will be required to complete the designated Immigration Service Employers Verification I-9 form.

Documents that must be associated with this posting:
Resume
Cover Letter

Documents which can be associated with this posting:


Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

How to Apply
For complete job description and application instructions, visit: jobs.pcc.edu

As an Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity institution, PCC is actively seeking qualified minorities, women, disabled veterans, veterans and individuals with disabilities to enhance its work force and to reflect the diversity of its student body. Applicants with disabilities may request accommodation to complete the application and selection process. Please notify Human Resources at least three (3) working days prior to the date of need.




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