Program Manager Workforce Initiatives Partnerships and Research
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.
Be a part of a dynamic community dedicated to providing the resources, guidance and inspiration needed to create the ultimate student experience: from registration and financial aid applications to the first time they arrive at one of our Centers of Excellence or log in to their first class, from academic success planning to providing a safe environment, and from connecting them with community networks to launching them into the career of their dreams. Make their student experience exceptional.
We are currently seeking a Program Manager, Workforce Initiatives and Partnerships, who will advance the institution's proud tradition of excellence in academics, student life and community service.
You: Innovator. Pacesetter. Agent of change. If you're a tech savvy, process improvement-focused Student Champion with a talent for developing partnerships with communities and individuals, we're looking for you.
Your mission: In this role, you'll manage operations for all HISD Dual Credit Accelerated Career Academies, as well as other special Workforce dual credit and partnerships with ISDs and industry.
Your work: Highlights
You'll oversee ISD partnerships and the selection of student dual-credit participants in these special programs, as well as completion of class evaluations; faculty orientation; production of monthly enrollments; site set up; technical support to faculty; and student advising.
You'll also serve as liaison to the Office of Resource Development and Grants, and the AVC Workforce Instruction office, in providing oversight of all workforce-related grants management, and you'll monitor reporting and compliance according to grant specifications.
In collaboration with the AVC Workforce Instruction, you'll assist with:
Professional Development Opportunities
At HCC, we support job-related professional growth that will enable you to advance your career goals, increase institutional effectiveness and improve the quality of our programs and services. You'll discuss with your supervisor the training programs, conferences, courses and/or other relevant professional development activities you could participate in throughout the year.
Next steps: If you always have the student experience in the forefront of your planning and execution, if you're a collaborator, an innovator and a person who gets things done, apply today!
Houston is a city with limitless possibilities:
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.
Bachelor's degree in Business or related field required.
Minimum three (3) years related work experience in workforce instructional programs and research required. Experience with labor market analysis and research highly preferred.
Minimum two (2) years in the development and planning of grants to support instructional initiatives.
Demonstrated successful experience in managing multiple projects, following timelines, coordinating cross-functional teams.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Ability to work with people at different levels of the organization.
Computer proficiency in Work Processing.
Demonstrated ability to plan, develop and make professional presentations.
Demonstrated ability to coordinate and manger innovative, quality-based instructional courses and programs.