Director, Business Engagement & Non-Credit Initiatives (Internal Only)

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General Summary

Direct and administer the development, marketing, implementation and operational activities of business engagement and non-credit activities within [email protected], including contract development, training, budget development and resource management. Serve as liaison to other university units involved in contract learning with business and industry.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Direct and supervise the research and development of program areas for business engagement and non-credit activities within [email protected]

Direct and supervise program implementation, service delivery and evaluation.

Develop and implement short- and long-range strategic, business and market planning for assigned programs. Develop, manage and train staff on accounting and payment systems.

Develop and manage the budgets and expenditures of assigned program area, ensuring financial self-sufficiency. Hire, train, supervise and evaluate performance of program staff.

Develop and implement training programs for staff, public agencies and/or other constituents.

Direct public relations, promotional and marketing activities for non-credit activities.

Direct and coordinate the preparation of educational materials, publications and outreach efforts.

Coordinate the development of specialized assessment instruments and documentation procedures.

Develop and implement quality methods for assessing customer concerns and coordinate efforts to identify response strategies.

Engage key individuals and departments to solve problems that interfere with customer satisfaction.

Manage and implement procedures for the collection, dissemination and evaluation of information, in accordance with project requirements.

Conduct needs and marketing assessment within business, industry and labor areas.

Research and implement the use of new technologies to achieve overall program goals.

Facilitate faculty initiatives in training, consultation and technical assistance to business, industry and organized labor.

Direct and supervise program implementation, service delivery and evaluation.

Solicit and coordinate grants acquired for purposes of training, research, development and program delivery.

Serve or direct those to serve on various boards and committees that share the interests and/or constituents that program(s) serve.

Perform related duties as necessary.


Knowledge and skills in organizational training, development and marketing, typically acquired through the completion of a master's degree in Business Administration, Training and Development, or a related field is necessary. Relevant course work and related work experience may be substituted in lieu of a formal degree.

A combination of at least 5 years experience in education, training, marketing, administration, development and implementation of cooperative University/industry initiatives is necessary.

At least 5 years of programming experience in the fields of Health and Safety and OSHA courses is required.

Previous experience in writing grants and contract proposals is required.

Previous experience in program development, marketing and delivery is required.

Previous experience with instructional design and adult learning principles, online course management, and learning management systems is required.

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Posted: 11/10/2018
Application Due: 12/21/2018
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