Vice President, Continuing Education and Training

Job description


This position provides vision and leadership for  Continuing Education and Training (non-credit) instructional offerings and community outreach including courses, training programs, events, partnerships and off-campus College programs designed to meet the education and training needs of individuals, businesses, government, organizations and special populations. The five major programmatic areas include: workforce and professional development, business training and services, adult education, personal enrichment and community outreach, and operations and program support.  This position leads the CET managers in identifying and securing entrepreneurial opportunities for the College. As a member of the Executive Team, the Vice President collaborates with other senior leaders to support the strategic priorities of the College.   The Vice President reports to the President of the College.


  • Serves as a member of the President’s Executive Team and recommends and implements policy related to assigned duties within established parameters.
  • Responds to the President’s requests regarding correspondence, issues and problems as they relate to areas under direction.
  • Provides leadership and collaborates with other VPs to develop new instructional programs and strategic initiatives to increase enrollment and revenues to the College.
  • Works closely with the other Vice Presidents to maximize college resources, enhance services to students within available resources and to effectively promote college programs and services.
  • Administers a fiscally sound, comprehensive continuing education program designed to meet the education and training needs of the community.
  • Serves on the College’s Planning Advisory Council.
  • Provides relevant, affordable non-credit instruction and related services designed to meet the workforce development, professional development and personal enrichment needs of individuals, businesses, and organizations.
  • Provides vision and leadership related to the development of new delivery modes, instructional products, and corporate partnerships to expand and enhance continuing education offerings.
  • Analyzes community needs and links the development of courses, programs, and services with Program Managers, instructors and other resources.
  • Provides professional development opportunities to adjunct faculty and staff in alignment with available resources.
  • Works with other areas of the College to develop effective marketing and outreach systems for promoting community awareness of courses and programs. 
  • Administers related off-campus programs including Miller Resources for Entrepreneurs, the Community Mediation Center, and the Adult Education programs.
  • Seeks external funding sources and administers grant funded programs that support instructional development and delivery.
  • Prepares and monitors the Continuing Education and Training (CET) budget.
  • Responsible for reporting related to State funding for continuing education courses, and administration and reporting of other grant funds.
  • Administers contractual agreements with agencies, businesses, and organizations for whom training programs and services are provided.
  • Develops and maintains membership with professional associations, business, organizations, and community groups.
  • Acts as a liaison with local/county/state economic and employment development agencies; also serves as a liaison for course and program development with other colleges, universities, and learning corporations.
  • Supervises assigned staff.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Master’s Degree with a minimum of ten years of management experience in continuing education
  •  Doctorate degree preferred.
  • Community college experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of adult learning theory, current and projected workforce and economic development trends in the region
  • Effective leadership and management experience
  • Experience developing successful educational partnerships


The work is normally sedentary which requires exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Additionally, the following physical abilities are required:

  • Hearing           
  • Mental Acuity
  • Speaking    
  • Talking 
  • Visual Acuity
  • Walking


Work environment involves everyday risks or discomforts which require normal safety

precautions typical of such places as office, meeting, and training rooms; use of safe

work place practices with office equipment; computers for word processing; avoidance of trips and falls; observance of fire and building safety regulations; and observance of traffic signals when driving.


This position will be place on the 12 month, Grade 17 college salary scale. Minimum starting salary range $104,395-$139,756 with actual placement based on credentials. Position includes excellent fringe benefit package. In order to qualify for employment, candidates must successfully complete a criminal background check.


All interested applicants should submit a letter of intent including salary requirement, and resume postmarked by September 14, 2018 to the Human Resources Department at Carroll Community College, 1601 Washington Road, Westminster, MD 21157 or email to [email protected]. One-half of reasonable travel expenses are paid by the college for the first interview. The entire cost of travel for the second interview is paid by the college.




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Job No:
Posted: 9/7/2018
Application Due: 9/14/2018
Work Type:
Salary: $104,395-$139,756