Program Director - Technical Assistant Provider for Employability Skills Integration (Grant Funded)

Aug 21, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
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Community College

invites applications for the position of:

Program Director - Technical Assistant Provider for Employability Skills Integration (Grant Funded)

SALARY: $71,272.37 /Year
OPENING DATE: 08/16/17
CLOSING DATE: 09/29/17 04:30 PM

Performs a variety of complex and highly responsible administrative and program support activities for the Technical Assistant Provider - Employability Skills grant funded project/program This grant is focused on pursuing the systematic incorporation of industry-valued employability skills into work experience (or similar) course. 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 40hours 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).

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 Technical Assistant Provider 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 Technical Assistant Provider grant and District policies and procedures.
• Encourages more Career Technical Education pathways to incorporate work experience courses towards the goal of building student work experience and employability skills.
• Builds upon assets, learnings, and networks established under awarded Industry Driven Regional Collaborative (IDRC) 'Acute Needs' grants.
• Investigates points of leverage with the Online Education Initiative infrastructure.
• Deploys New World of Work 21st Century Employability Skills trainings.
• Evangelizes the adoption by faculty/colleges through attending conferences and making presentations.
• Collaborates with the Foundation for California Community Colleges to maintain digital badging platform, should pilot prove successful.
• Coordinates along Task Force objectives. The Technical Assistant Provider's time is to be spent on the California Community Colleges and its stakeholders, not on out-of-state stakeholders unless there is benefit back to the system.
• Represents the College in a variety of meetings in support of the Technical Assistant Provider Grant.
• Identifies and recruits students who are eligible for the program by being visible in the campuses, and with other partners served by the grant program.
• Plans and develops training sessions to promote the program
• Coordinates course work and student support activities through the educational partners to facilitate student success.
• 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 budgets, 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.
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.

For full application instructions and position description, visit

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.