Director of Apprenticeship and Trades

Job description

Director of Apprenticeship and Trades

Portland Community College

Requisition Number: 09427

Location: Swan Island Trades Center

Address: 6400 N Cutter Cir, Portland, OR 97217

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

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

Starting Salary Range: Minimum $66,472 to range mid-point of $81,428. Placement generally will not exceed the mid-point, based on qualifications, experience and internal equity. (Full Range is $66,472 to $96,383)

Job Close Date: For best consideration apply by July 2, 2018

Job Summary:
Portland Community College seeks a Director of Apprenticeship & Trades to lead PCC apprenticeship and trades programs on the Swan Island Industrial Park. On Swan Island, PCC manages two facilities: the Swan Island Trades Center and the PCC/Vigor Maritime Welding Training Center.

The Swan Island Trades Center is home to pre-apprenticeship, apprenticeship, HVAC, and Facilities Maintenance Technology. The PCC/Vigor Maritime Welding Training Center is home to welding (general and maritime).

The ideal candidate will possess a high degree of emotional intelligence, exercise intercultural competence, advance equity and inclusion, and collaboratively lead complex teams of internal and external stakeholders towards ambitious shared visions.

Job priorities include:

--Expand pre-apprenticeship, advancing workforce diversity in trades through outstanding, hands-on training, robust student support services, and strategic partnerships with industry.

--Expand registered apprenticeship, strengthening industry partnerships, adding training agents, recruiting apprentices, and improving services and facilities.

--Accomplish gender equity among students of welding (50% of welding students female identified, 50% male identified).

--Measurably increase representation of women and people of color in all trades programs on Swan Island.

--Oversee implementation of robust, student-centered support services effectively addressing a wide range of challenges, including, but not limited to: poverty, food insecurity, homelessness, substance abuse, domestic violence, histories of discrimination, and/or histories of incarceration.

--Actively build community among employees and students in trades programs on Swan Island.

PCC Benefits

PCC offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide employees and their families, including domestic partners, with access to a broad range of benefit options. Includes Health, Dental, and Vision options, Group Life, Long-term Disability, Long-term Care, and Auto and Home Insurance programs.
PCC currently fully funds the Oregon Public Employers Retirement System (PERS) pension and contributes an additional 6% into the employee's Individual Account Program under PERS. PCC also provides a 2% contribution to a 403(b) account for eligible management personnel. PCC offers a tax deferred annuity program and a deferred compensation program where employees may save additional pre-tax dollars for retirement.

Paid Leave:
14.67 hours of Vacation leave per month
1 day of Sick Leave per month
11 Holidays
3 additional Personal Leave days per year

Additionally, PCC provides a tuition waiver for you, your spouse/domestic partner, and children under 24 years of age, as well as tuition reimbursement for full-time employees at other accredited institutions.

Typical Job Duties and Responsibilities
1. Marketing, selling, designing, implementing, evaluating, and promoting demand-driven, customized training and educational services delivered for public and private sector organizations District-wide, statewide, nationally, and/or internationally.
2. Overseeing the development of assessment methods, curriculum, competencies for completion, business fees for service packages, and program evaluation methods.
3. Supervises academic professionals, paraprofessionals, technical/support, and/or classified staff. Hires, evaluates, trains, disciplines and recommends dismissal of staff as necessary.
4. Develops, plans, and implements goals, objectives, strategies, policies, and procedures for assigned moderately complex program.
5. Analyzes data and assesses needs and opportunities.
6. Advises students, faculty, and staff on a variety of issues related to assigned programmatic area.
7. Manages grant programs in assigned area of responsibility, which includes: applying for grants, monitoring compliance with grant conditions and terms, maintaining intake and accountability procedures, evaluating grants for program applicability, maintaining grant records, and/or performing other related activities.
8. Analyzes, reviews, and develops administrative and programmatic systems and procedures to ensure effectiveness of programs and compliance with internal and external requirements.
9. Develops, recommends, and administers policies, procedures, and processes in support of departmental operations; implements and monitors compliance with approved policies, procedures, and processes.
10. Collects and analyzes a variety of complex data and information. Performs statistical analysis and summarizes findings in applicable reports or other communication mediums.
11. Participates in/on a variety of meetings, committees, task forces, and/or other related groups to communicate information regarding services, programs, areas of opportunity, and/or other pertinent information as appropriate; represents the District on Local, State, and National committees, advocacy groups, and/or other related groups; confers with a variety of governmental agencies and other organizations regarding program issues.
12. Develops, implements, and monitors program budget, ensuring compliance with applicable fiscal restraints; implements and allocates resources following budget approval; approves expenditures.
13.Develops and administers variety of administrative documents, which may include: Requests for Proposals, Requests for Quotes, service provider contracts, procedural guidelines, proposal applications, grants, and/or other related documents.
14. Prepares and delivers presentations regarding assigned program; facilitates meetings on program services and issues; attends professional conferences and training sessions.
15. Serves as a liaison with other departments and students within the College in order to provide information on available resources, programs, and/or services.
16. Positions in this classification may perform all or some of the responsibilities above and all positions perform other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
Minimum Qualifications
To be considered for this position, your application materials must show how you meet the following requirements (experience requirements use full-time equivalent):

Bachelor's degree in Education, a Career and Technical Education, Adult Education, Social Science, Education Administration, Educational Leadership, Counseling, Rehabilitation, Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related field (relevant experience may substitute for the degree requirement on a year-for-year basis).

Three years progressively responsible experience related to area of assignment, including two years of supervisory experience.

Note to Applicants

- For new employees, Official Transcripts are required to be submitted within 2 weeks of offer date for all degrees stated in the minimum qualifications.

Special/Preferred Qualifications:
Preferred Qualifications
These qualifications and characteristics are critical to success in this important role at PCC. Please clarify in your Cover Letter the experiences, successes and techniques evidencing how you meet the 6 Preferred Qualifications:

1. A high degree of emotional intelligence: an ability to speak and act in ways that bring people together.
2. A demonstrated commitment to equity and inclusion.
3. Exceptional interpersonal skills when speaking or writing.
4. An ability to vision new systems.
5. Excellent organizational skills.
6. An ability to articulate the value of the trades for the purposes of advocacy, lobbying and/or grant writing.

Additional Posting Information:
To apply for this position, please submit:
1. Completed online application
2. Cover Letter (attach document)* Please state how you meet the preferred qualifications.
3. Current Resume (attach document)*

* 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.

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

Notes to Applicant:

- 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.

- 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.

Documents that must be associated with this posting:
Cover Letter

Documents which can be associated with this posting:

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

How to Apply
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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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Posted: 6/14/2018
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