Troops to Teachers (T2T) Program Director

Tallahassee, Florida
$60,000.00 annually
Sep 10, 2018
Institution Type
Community College

TITLE:                          Troops to Teachers (T2T) Program Director

POSITION NO.:            P06435

SECTION:                    Academic Affairs

HIRING SALARY:        $60,000.00 annually

HOURS:                       8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M., Monday ‑ Friday

CONTACT:                   Human Resources (850) 201-8510 or via email at [email protected]

MAJOR FUNCTION:  The Troops to Teachers (T2T) Program Director is a grant funded position and will report directly the Provost. The Troops to Teachers (T2T) Program Director is an executive level position that manages the grant program and services of the Troops to Teachers (T2T) program,  This position must be able to exercise independent judgment in formulating or assisting in the formulation of procedures that have significant impact on the program. Primary duties will include, but are limited to:

    • Provides daily oversight, accountability and leadership and management of the Florida Troops to Teacher program (T2T). Reports to the VPAA/Provost. Provides administrative leadership, general supervision, organization, and implementation of programs and services for Troops to Teachers programs. Provides leadership to professional staff working on the T2T project. Provides direct supervision for full-time and part-time staff; hires and trains staff as appropriate; conducts annual performance evaluations, and promotes an environment that fosters innovation, communication and collaboration.
    • Manages the program, steering committee, including all partner relationships and established outcomes for each. This involves setting agendas and conducting ongoing meetings with stakeholders to accomplish T2T goals and objectives.  This also includes steering committee member recruitment, leadership, and development.
    • Establishes, supervises, and strategically plans staff’s participation in regional recruitment events. Travels as needed to varied military fairs, and local and regional events. Assesses the effectiveness of these efforts to support continuous improvement and student matriculation into the program. Track and assess performance outcomes against program objectives.
    • Facilitates the annual budget and operational plans. This includes the formulation of the annual budget; linkage of budget to program strategies, ensuring compliance with FLDOE and appropriate federal agencies, and providing overall financial management.
    • Secures resource needs for the implementation of program goals; maintains accurate budgetary records and control of program expenditures; provides fiscal management for areas of supervision and recommends staffing plans and budget priorities; initiates expenditures and reviews revenue records; maintains integrity of expenditure process by complying with state and federal statutes and college procurement requirements and effectively uses grant-funded and college resources.
    • Serves a s primary liaison with external evaluator to assess data, prepare reports and determine program improvement activities. Manage the overall key business processes of the program the establishment of performance measures, systematic collection and analyses feedback, and the capture of opportunities for improvement. These key processes get evaluated and are systematically improved on an annual or more frequent basis. 
    • Strategically establishes relationship with local schools and school districts to facilitate recruitment initiatives that target employment of Florida T2T program participants in needed geographic and discipline specific areas.
    • Establishes relationships with entities that provide teacher certification programs to encourage the establishment of competency-based teacher certification programs. Establishes relationships with programs that support veterans, including non-profit and community based organizations to facilitate holistic support to program participants.

MINIMUM TRAINING/EXPERIENCE:  A Master’s degree in Education, Management, organizational development or leadership or a closely related field from an accredited college or university and six (6) years of demonstrated leadership experience with Veterans services or a related entity.  The doctorate degree from an accredited college is preferred. 

SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS WILL DEMONSTRATE THE FOLLOWING:  Knowledge of the principles and practices of management and supervision. Knowledge of program areas such as budgeting, planning, purchasing or personnel.  Knowledge of evaluation techniques and program planning. Ability to supervise people. Ability to review, analyze, interpret and evaluate data. Ability to determine work priorities, assign work, and insure proper completion of work assignments. Ability to communicate effectively. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. Ability to understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures relating to program areas. Ability to assess budgetary needs. Ability to formulate policies and procedures. Ability to work independently. Ability to solve problems and make decisions. Ability to travel.

Preference is given to veterans and spouses who are eligible under the Veterans' Preference Law. At time of application, submittal of Form DD214 is the minimum requirement for veterans' preference claim.  Note:  Please upload your DD214 as an attachment as part of your application at the time of submission.

The selected candidate identified for this position will be required to successfully complete a criminal background check, which may include fingerprinting.

The College uses E-Verify as part of the I-9 process to verify the work eligibility of all new hires.  Tallahassee Community College does not discriminate against any person on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status in its programs and activities. Inquiries regarding the College’s non-discrimination policies may be directed to: Renae Tolson, Equity Officer, Room 235 Administration Building, 444 Appleyard Drive, Tallahassee, FL 32304, (850) 201-6074, [email protected]

                                                         All persons are encouraged to apply.  

If you need an accommodation to participate in the application/selection process, please notify Human Resources at (850) 201-8510.