Dean, Workforce Development
Dean, Workforce Development [ID: 4054]
Openings: 1 PeopleSoft ID: NEW
Formal review of applications begins: Sep 3, 2019
Department: Workforce and Professional Development
Key Position Information:
St. Petersburg College (SPC) is the largest post-secondary certificate, AA/AS and BAS degree awarding institution located in Pinellas County Florida. Serving over 47,000 students on multiple campuses and online, the college is forward-thinking and committed to student success, career development, civic engagement and workforce programs and partnerships. The College has a large dual enrollment program, four early college programs and two collegiate high schools. Through a community of care students, employees and community members are valued, engaged, and thrive.
Our foundation is built on three principles:
SPC is seeking an experienced, entrepreneurial, collaborative and innovative leader to serve as its Dean of Workforce Development. The Dean of Workforce Development is a member of the Executive Leadership Council, providing strategic guidance college-wide. Under the direction of the Vice President of Academic Affairs, the position serves as the primary workforce development officer for St. Petersburg College. Workforce Development encompasses two key dimensions – 1) the College's role in providing key talent across various industries; and 2) collaborating with business and industry to provide workforce education and training. The Dean of Workforce Development serves as the SPC liaison for external business partnerships and is the key person internally to provide leadership, strategy, and vision to advance the College in building workforce programs and partnerships. This person will be the SPC representative on community boards, work with the City Chambers and economic development councils, and provide regular updates to the Vice President and President on opportunities.
The ideal candidate will have successful experience in all facets of business and budget planning and execution, relationship development, and the development of operations systems for streamlined service and program delivery. This candidate must be a visionary, strategic thinker, resourceful problem solver, innovative, perceptive and driven. Must be a team builder who is inclusive, approachable and respectful of diverse opinion and thought. Must be highly visible, responsive and a great communicator. This person will also need the facilitation skills to collaborate with the Vice President of Academic Affairs, Executive Team, various Provosts, Deans, and industry partners to advance the College's reputation as a Workforce leader. The person should be savvy enough to manage a hybrid matrix organization to share leadership for non-credit programming with Academic management.
Major responsibilities include:
Major responsibilities include:
This is the fifth of six levels in the Academic Management series. The classification is responsible for directing the activities of multiple programs or College-wide functions. Incumbents will be responsible for developing the strategic direction of assigned areas, interpreting the broadly defined goals, developing and managing a budget, and providing managerial direction to employees.
Master's Degree. Doctorate in business, higher education or an appropriate field of study preferred.
Five (5) years progressive experience in workforce, business and/or economic development. Experience in management in a professional environment including planning, budgeting, team building, problem-solving and project management. Proven record of professional accomplishments and effective leadership. Demonstrated success in the management/operations of customized training to business, industry, labor and/or the public sector, preferred.
* An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job may be acceptable in lieu of those requirements listed above.
These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary. Potential Frequency
1. Directs staff (administrative specialists, adjuncts, and faculty) to include: prioritizing and assigning work; conducting performance evaluations; ensuring staff is trained; ensuring that employees follow policies and procedures; maintaining a healthy and safe working environment; and making hiring, termination, and disciplinary recommendations. Daily 20%
2. Prepares and administers budgets; prepares cost estimates for budget recommendations; submits justifications for budget items; monitors and controls expenditures; identifies and pursues alternative funding sources; allocates funds across academic functions. Daily 10%
3. Directs the implementation of activities and operations for multiple academic departments or programs, which includes: designing, developing, administering, and evaluating programs, projects, student retention, strategic planning, processes, policies, procedures, systems, standards, and/or service offerings. Daily 20%
4. Guides curricular directions and reform; develops academic assessment strategies; ensures compliance with Federal, State, and Local laws, regulations, codes, and/or standards; ensures alignment with the overall mission and goals of the College. Daily 10%
5. Coordinates activities between multiple service areas and works to integrate and coordinate service areas. Daily 10%
6. Serves as a liaison between assigned academic departments or programs, external agencies, and the College, which includes students, staff, faculty, and administration; represents the department, College, and/or program at a variety of meetings, public events, training sessions, on committees, and/or other related events; establishes and maintains positive collaborative relationships with community groups and establishments. Daily 10%
7. Directs and participates in the preparation, review, interpretation, and analysis of various complex and multi-faceted information, data, forms, schedules, calendars, surveys, and reports; makes recommendations based on findings. Daily 20%
8. Performs other duties of a similar nature or level. As Required
Equal Access/Equal Opportunity
The Board of Trustees of St. Petersburg College affirms its equal opportunity policy in accordance with the provisions of the Florida Educational Equity Act and all other relevant state and federal laws, rules and regulations. The college will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or against any qualified individual with disabilities in its employment practices or in the admission and treatment of students. Recognizing that sexual harassment constitutes discrimination on the basis of sex and violates this Rule, the college will not tolerate such conduct. Should you experience such behavior, please contact Pamela Smith, the director of EA/EO/Title IX Coordinator at 727-341-3261; by mail at P.O. Box 13489, St. Petersburg, FL 33733-3489; or by email at [email protected].
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