Program Director - 21st Century - New World of Work (Grant Funded)

Aug 21, 2017
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Program Director - 21st Century - New World of Work (Grant Funded)

$71,272.37 /Year
09/29/1704:30 PM

Performs a variety of complex and highly responsible administrative and program support activities for the 21st Century Employability Skills under the New World of Work grant funded project/program. This grant is focused on maintaining the operations of the New World of Work 21st Century Skills program as established under the Industry Driven Regional Collaborative grant during the 2015-2016 fiscal year. This position will serve as a subject matter expert, and shall not, during the term of this grant, serve in a subject matter expert capacity for any other grant of the state in order to avoid conflict of interest. The position ensures project/program objectives and policies are properly implemented, and in compliance with applicable state/foundation guidelines and District policies and procedures. Employees in this job class function at a professional level, which requires budgetary, organizational, problem solving, and decision-making skills. This is a classified administrator position.

SUPERVISOR:Associate Vice President of Economic & Workforce Development or designee
CLASSIFICATION:Range 30 on the Administrative Salary Schedule, with a typical work schedule of 40 hours per week, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00p.m., Monday through Friday, 12 months per year.

BENEFITS:Holiday, vacation and sick time will be provided.Our competitive benefits package includes medical, dental, and vision insurance provided at a share of cost on a pretax basis and an employee assistance program (EAP). This is a Classified Administrator position with a CalPERS default retirement system.

Employees have the option to contribute to:
•Health Savings Account (HSA)
•403(b) and 457 Retirement Plans
•Section 125 Plan including Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) and Dependent Day Care Accounts
In addition, employees have the option to purchase:
•Disability Income Insurance
•Cancer Insurance
•Life Insurance
•Accident Only Insurance
•Critical Illness Insurance
For more information regarding Employment and Benefit Policies, please view theAdministrative Agreement - Appendix A. Please note that while employees accrue vacation their first six months, they cannot take vacation until after their first six months of employment.

•Administers the day-to-day activities and operations of the 21st Century Skills-New World of Work grant; develops annual program plan; determines program requirements; establishes appropriate guidelines.
•Ensures that the operations and activities are in conformance to and in compliance with State and Foundational guidelines for the 21st Century Skills- New World of Work grant and District policies and procedures.
•Coordinates with the Technical Assistant Provider for Employability Skills to coordinate 21st Century Skills trainings and presentations, utilizing instructors/faculty from the established Community of Practice when appropriate.
•Coordinates with external stakeholders, including but not limited to: the Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation, digital badging focus groups, the Sector Navigator and Deputy Sector Navigator networks through the California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office, and the California Department of Education to promote the alignment of 21st Century Skills curriculum and assessment strategies with state and national standards.
•Explores opportunities to grow the program in the key areas of high school pathways, work based learning, and adult education.
•Updates the 21st Century Skills curriculum annually, including the creation of new video content as needed.
•Works with existing and new vendors to maintain New World of Work website, promotes the program through multiple social media outlets, produces and updates public relations printed materials and newsletters.
•Deploys New World of Work 21st Century Employability Skills trainings.
•Evangelizes the adoption by faculty/colleges through attending conferences and making presentations.
•Represents the College in a variety of meetings in support of the 21st Century Skills- New World of Work grant.
•Plans and develops training sessions to promote the program.
•Serves as a resource to others for data, research, special projects, schedules, and other information pertaining to the designated project/program.
•Compiles and analyzes data; prepares reports for applicable agencies; publishes and disseminates information.
•Resolves issues, provides reports, and ensures project/program objectives and policies are properly implemented.
•Develops, coordinates, and administers the project/program budget; monitors and controls expenditures; prepares and submits required all necessary fiscal and accounting records.
•Compiles, maintains, and reviews computerized files and records.
•Directs and supervises the work of others; reviews, approves, and conducts performance appraisals; directs and participates in the selection, training, and development of staff.
•Performs related duties similar to the above in scope and function as required.

Knowledge of:
•principles, procedures, objectives, and practices related to community college operations, programs, and services
•proper budget development and implementation practices and methods
•grant management experience, which includes budget, outcomes and reporting
•computer and applicable software programs including database and word processing software

Ability to:
•supervise the day-to-day activities and operations of a project/program
•effectively relate to a diverse student population that includes a wide range of ages, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds
•analyze problems, determine effective solutions, and take independent action for successful results
•analyze data and prepare comprehensive written and oral reports
•work effectively under pressure, prioritize, and meet multiple deadlines
•establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties
•direct, supervise, and formally evaluate the work of others
•coordinate course offerings and student support activities
•present and facilitate training sessions

Education/Experience Required:
•Master's degree in Education, Career Counseling or related field, or the equivalent.
•Progressively responsible experience in projects management.
•Sensitivity and commitment to diverse populations served.
This positionincludes EXTENSIVE travel within the State of California. Please be prepared to obtain the following before or upon employment:
•A valid driver's license.
•A personal vehicle for travel use.Mileage reimbursement paid by the District.

To be considered a candidate for an Administrative position, the applicant must submit ALL of the following materials:
•Online Application with the following materials attached:
•Cover letter addressing criteria listed in the position announcement
•Current resume and/or placement file
•College transcripts (unofficial will be accepted at the time of application)
Attention Internal Applicants:
•Internal candidates must alsosubmit all required materials to be considered.
•Internal candidates cannot attach evaluations OR letters of recommendation from administrators or Board of Trustee members.
After formal application has been made, all application materials will be screened.
•Interviews will be by invitation only.
•Interviews are held on campus. No Skype or Phone Interviews.
•The District does not provide expense reimbursement for those invited to initial interviews.
•Placement on the Shasta College Salary Schedule is commensurate with previous education and experience.
•The District does not reimburse for new hire moving expenses.

For full application instructions and position description, visit

New Administrative Appointments will be placed at the step 1 on the Administrative Salary Schedule and will graduate to the next step on July 1st of the following year if they have rendered 6 months of satisfactory service, with subsequent steps annually thereafter to a maximum fifth step.

Salary placement would only be negotiable if the candidate held the same position with another community college and step 2 or 3 would be the maximum considered depending on the number of years of service.

The Shasta-Tehama-Trinity Joint Community College District ("Shasta College") does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religious preference, age, disability (physical and mental), pregnancy (including pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth), gender identity, sexual orientation, genetics, military or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law in admission and access to, or treatment in employment, educational programs or activities at any of its campuses. Shasta College also prohibits harassment on any of these bases, including sexual harassment, as well as sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.