Executive Director, Entrepreneurial Education Center (EEC)

Job description

Job Title Executive Director, Entrepreneurial Education Center (EEC)
Job ID 998074
Location North Campus
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Regular/Temporary Regular

Job Details

Job Family
ADMIN - Professional Exempt Contractual (PEC)
$97,868 - $122,335
Entrepreneurial Education Center (EEC)
Reports To
Dean of Faculty
Closing Date
Open Until Filled
FLSA Status
Exempt - Not Eligible for Overtime Compensation

Job Summary

The Executive Director is a strategic and visionary position that develops local, statewide and national relationships with educators, service providers, and funders to grow and advance education and training programs that align with the College's mission and that further the College's student learning outcomes. The Executive Director provides leadership, supervision and oversight for all aspects of academia and operations, including strategic planning and development for the Center's Academic Affairs and Student Service programs and services such as Custodial and Public Safety. Responsibilities also include ongoing examination of market trends and community dynamics as well as the development of innovative approaches to enable the Center to remain student-ready and relevant. This is a Professional Exempt Contractual (PEC) position for which an annual contract reflecting the base salary within the fiscal year (July 1st to June 30th) will be issued after ratification by Miami Dade College's District Board of Trustees.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provides strategic leadership, oversight and direction for all aspects of the Center, including staffing, budgeting, service delivery and academic and student service programming
  • Crafts innovative recruitment and student support plans, to include pre-college/dual enrollment, in order to attract traditional and non-traditional students to the Center for credit and non-credit programs and to advance student success
  • Initiates collaborations and partnerships with internal and external constituents to determine gaps in program offerings and services and to create new programs and improvements in service offerings.
  • Manages the Center's annual budget including payroll and purchasing expenditures
  • Identifies external funding opportunities and leads the development of proposals
  • Collaborates with Campus deans, department chairpersons, directors, and faculty to schedule and manage course delivery and maintain the physical infrastructure of the Center
  • Integrates initiatives, internal and external, that promote and enhance academic affairs and student services
  • Establishes and maintains linkages with local, state and national organizations and institutions, such as local K-12 schools, CBOs, Chambers, economic development, and entrepreneurship organizations
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

  • Master's degree in Business, Public Administration, Government Affairs or related field and six (6) years of progressive management responsibilities in either higher education, private industry, or large community or governmental organization.
  • All degress must be from a regionally accredited institute
  • Knowledge and understanding of College organization, goals and objectives, and policies and procedures
  • Demonstrated ability to construct an integrated education program focused on ideation, innovation, technology, and on-site business accelerator programs to create an comprehensive educational ecosystem
  • Ability to demonstrate strategic leadership and creative accomplishments
  • Ability to supervise, train, and empower staff including prioritizing and scheduling
  • Possess strong collegial and interpersonal skills; ability to communicate effectively written and orally
  • Knowledge of college educational philosophy and top management administrative practices and procedures; college curricula and instructional programs
  • Ability to demonstrate vision and management expertise
  • In-depth knowledge of small business growth strategies and delivery options
  • Ability to effectively manage people in a fast-paced environment, manage grants and budgets, and design effective programs to deliver for students and program participants
  • Demonstrated ability to create and maintain relationships with key stakeholders in a wide range of business, industry and community partners
  • Ability to work well in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and staff

Essential Position

  • This function/position has been designated as essential. This means that when the College is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at the College.





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Posted: 12/22/2018
Application Due: 2/20/2019
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