Director (VI) of Workforce Development
American River College
Director (VI) of Workforce Development
Job Posting Number: AE00169P
Salary: $100,167 annually
Closing Date: 01/15/2019
Complete job description and application available online at: http://jobs.losrios.edu/postings/9944
Under the supervision of the Associate Vice President of Workforce Development, the Director of Workforce Development will ensure the development of quality educational programming for the McClellan Innovation Center, Contract Education, High Fidelity Mobile Simulation Lab, and other high priority Workforce Development programs. This position is responsible for the development, marketing, implementation, and administration of a comprehensive Innovation and Training Center focused on Advanced Transportation and Advanced Manufacturing. This position will be responsible for the development and implementation of Contract Education.
This position will be responsible for the development, marketing, and implementation of the High Fidelity Mobile Simulation Lab. This position works with industry partners, representatives of community agencies, ARC administration, faculty, counselors, staff, research analysts, instructional, and student services areas to ensure the success of students participating in the program and the College’s Workforce Development programs.
Typical duties may include, but are not limited to:
● Planning, organizing, coordinating, and directing program activities and events for instruction, student support services, administrative services, and contract education within the Office of Workforce Development.
● Coordinating activities designed to promote program recruitment and retention efforts.
● Coordinating academic/student support programs, including tutoring.
● Coordinating program participation efforts and monitoring the progress of students.
● Developing, organizing, and supervising program related contract education activities.
● Attending appropriate conferences, workshops, program trainings, and staff/committee meetings as directed.
● Developing academic programs, student support, recruiting, and marketing for the McClellan Innovation Center, Contract Education, High Fidelity Mobile Simulation Lab, and other high priority Workforce Development programs.
● Conducting orientation sessions.
● Serving as a resource person to industry partners, staff, students, partner organizations, and the community.
● Assisting in budget planning and maintenance.
● May supervise and oversee the work of faculty and staff.
● Hiring, training, and overseeing staff, student tutors, mentors, and peer assistants.
● Tracking student contacts to monitor services required and providing follow-up throughout program participation.
● Providing data for institutional research.
● Overseeing qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis and program evaluation.
● Performing follow-up studies and evaluations of program services.
● Developing, implementing, and overseeing academic and support programs to meet student and industry needs.
● Coordinating the implementation of objectives to accomplish operational plans and program goals of the McClellan Innovation Center, Contract Education, High Fidelity Mobile Simulation Lab, and other high priority Workforce Development programs.
● Developing, authorizing, and monitoring expenditures and program budget in conjunction with and subject to review and approval by the Associate Vice President of Workforce Development.
● Developing and maintaining collaborative working relationships with industry partners, instructional areas, college staff, and outreach centers.
● Developing and implementing revenue generating Contract Education program.
● Preparing reports and developing program goals.
● Leading program marketing and public relations activities, aggressively articulating the purpose and intent of the McClellan Innovation Center, Contract Education, High Fidelity Mobile Simulation Lab, and other high priority Workforce Development programs.
● Performing other duties as assigned.
The administrative assignment may include day, evening, weekend, and/or off campus work and/or hours.
1. Have a master’s degree* from an accredited institution, completed by March 1, 2019.
2. Have one year formal training, internship, or leadership experience reasonably related to the administrator’s administrative assignment.
3. Have an equity-minded focus, responsiveness, and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles; and successfully foster and support an inclusive educational and employment environment.
*Applicant must meet the minimum qualifications of a faculty discipline at the college. To review the minimum qualifications for faculty disciplines, refer to Minimum Qualifications for Faculty and Administrators in California Community Colleges which can be found on our website at www.losrios.edu; select “Job Openings”, then “Minimum Qualifications for Faculty and Administrators in California Community Colleges”.
The Los Rios Community College District is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate regardless of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, political affiliation or belief, or marital status.