Director, Lee College Education Center

Employer
Lee College
Location
Liberty Center
Closing date
Oct 18, 2021

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Job Details

Posting Number: :

0001076

Job Title: :

Director, Lee College Education Center

PS Position#: :

00001186

Position Status: :

Full-Time

Salary: :

Starting salary range of $65,166 - $71,683 is based on the Lee College Administrative/Administrative Support Salary Scale, D62. Initial salary offer is commensurate with education and related work experience.

Classification: :

Administrative

Department::

Dean of Academic Studies

Job Summary/Basic Function: :

The Director of the Lee College Education Center in South Liberty County (LCEC) is the strategic and operational leader of the Center and delivers the ideal student experience to dual-credit and degree/certificate-seeking students in the region. The director maintains close working relationships with the five Independent School Districts (ISDs) that support the LCEC and prioritizes the needs of their students. The director works with business and industry partners to ensure the alignment of LCEC educational programs to labor market needs and family-sustaining wages. The director oversees both student services and academic affairs at the LCEC in collaboration with corresponding administrators on the Baytown campus including recruiting, admissions, testing, financial aid, registration, the resource, and advocacy center, transfer services, job placement, and academic affairs.


Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Direct the operation of the LCEC to provide classes and services to meet the needs of dual-credit and degree/certificate-seeking students in the region.
  • Coordinate with administrators on the Baytown campus to provide classroom instruction and student services including recruiting, admissions, testing, financial aid, registration, advocacy and resources, transfer services, job placement, etc
  • Provide supervision for Lee College faculty and staff working at the LCEC and in the five constituent ISDs in collaboration with relevant supervisors on the Baytown campus
  • Maintain open lines of communication with staff and administrators at the five constituent ISDs to ensure coordination of operations and collaboration on the educational development of students.
  • Organize LCEC-ISD monthly meetings. Develop monthly agenda in coordination with Dual Enrollment Team and School & College Partnerships Director. Disseminate agenda, support documents, and follow-up notes for monthly meetings to ISD and Lee College partners.
  • Lead the development and maintenance of partnerships with local business, industry, and community organizations to identify training needs and other opportunities to benefit students at the LCEC.
  • Collaborate with Outreach Team to plan and implement activities for community engagement with Lee College.
  • Develop and maintain a room schedule for classes as well as community use.
  • Monitor the maintenance of the physical facility and work with maintenance and custodial staff to address concerns and resolve issues.
  • Implement and communicate safety practices to ensure all work areas are safe.
  • Coordinate with Marketing and Public Affairs to develop and produce media to promote and support LCEC courses and services, and provide editorial leadership to ensure content is consistent with Lee College branding standards.
  • Resolve and refer center-related concerns/complaints to the appropriate offices.
  • Approve, process, and coordinate requests for use of LCEC facilities for campus events by internal and external groups.
  • Develop and monitor the LCEC budget; approve expenditures and prepare reports; oversee LCEC business and financial transactions and reporting in accordance with college policies and procedures.
  • Attend professional development opportunities when appropriate. Stay abreast of industry changes and innovation.
  • Serve on campus committees as appropriate.


Additional duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Excellent benefits accrue with this full-time position. This is a security sensitive position.



Lee College does not discriminate on the basis of gender, disability, race, color, age, religion, national origin, or veteran status.

Minimum Qualifications: :

  • Bachelor’s (or higher) degree
  • At least four (4) years of related supervisory experience
  • Ability to successfully plan, schedule, and coordinate multiple activities with attention to detail
  • Effective communication skills; both oral and written
  • Effective leadership and public relations skills
  • Ability to communicate and work collaboratively with internal and external entities
  • Demonstrate skill in a variety of spreadsheet, word-processing, database, and email software
  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends when needed

Preferred Qualifications: :

  • Master’s (or higher) degree in educational leadership, management, or administration
  • Supervisory experience in higher education
  • Experience teaching at the college level
  • Experience with dual-credit programs
  • experience with college recruiting, admissions, and registration

Campus/Location: :

Liberty Center - Liberty, TX

Posting Date::

07/13/2021

Open Until Filled:

Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants::

This position requires applicants to attach the following documents: resume, cover letter, and copies of transcripts for all completed course work. (Official transcripts required upon employment.)

In addition, applicants must include a minimum of three (3) professional references on the online application.

Please do not mail, email, fax, or deliver any documents outside of the electronic application process.

Organization

The College and the Community

Established in 1934, Lee College is a comprehensive community college offering university transfer programs, career and technical education, corporate and continuing education, and academic development.

Lee College is a vibrant, continuously evolving, mid-sized institution serving an industrial community. The college is located in Baytown, Texas, approximately 30 miles east of Houston. The third largest city in the Houston metropolitan area, Baytown has a diverse population of more than 60,000. It is a prosperous community that offers a competitive cost of living, a variety of employment opportunities, and a strong tax base provided by corporations such as ExxonMobil, Chevron Phillips, and Bayer.

Lee College at a Glance

  • Fifth in the U.S. for associate degrees awarded in science and technologies
  • Fourth in the U.S. For associate degrees awarded to Hispanic students
  • Achieving the Dream Leader college
  • Ranked among top 10 percent of community colleges in the nation by the Aspen Institute for two consecutive years
  • More than 130 degrees and certificates offered
  • 30 student organizations in 2012-20123
  • Nationally recognized honors program
  • First community college in the nation to receive Kresge Foundation Grant
  • 2012-2013 NJCAA Region XIV men’s basketball champs
  • Clinton Climate Initiative college
  • The ExxonMobil Process Technology Program
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