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Director of Business & Workforce Development - P00338

Tallahassee Community College
Tallahassee, FL

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Director of Business & Workforce Development - P00338 

Tallahassee, FL • ID: 2253-429 • Full-Time/Regular

**Application Deadline: Open Until Filled **

(First Review will begin on March 1, 2022)

TITLE: Director of Business & Workforce Development


SECTION: Workforce Development

HIRING SALARY: Negotiable, based on education and experience

HOURS: Exempt Position., Monday – Friday, some nights and weekends

CONTACT: Human Resources at (850) 201-8510 or via email at [email protected]

MAJOR FUNCTION: The Director of Business & Workforce Development is housed within the Workforce Development Division and reports directly to the Vice President. The Director is primarily responsible for providing direction and leadership for establishing and maintaining business and workforce development services in the College’s tri-county service area.

Primary duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist with development and implementation of marketing/outreach strategies to targeted populations (e.g., individuals and industry) and provide direct services to the business community. Ensure the development and implementation of strategic outreach and engagement plans for all areas of oversight.
  • Manage/review assigned programs/projects (e.g., achieving goals, such as revenue and enrollment) and staff (e.g., task assignments and evaluating the work of others). Oversight of the following Divisional Departments: TCC Gadsden and Wakulla Centers, Construction/Trades/Green Technologies, Performance Innovation Institute, Manufacturing, Apprenticeships, and implementation of various special projects. Supervise up to five (5) Program Coordinators; Instructors/Administrative Support Staff; and numerous OPS and Adjunct Instructors.
  • Generate grant proposals, financial, contractual arrangements/agreements between the college and clients (i.e., contract training for employees). Lead grant or related projects internally and externally as assigned.
  • Develop new programming (i.e., CTC, CWE) and analyze, review, and develop recommendations for consideration by Division Vice-President. Provide strategic recommendations to support the continued growth and expansion of the workforce offerings.
  • Serve on various college ad-hoc and standing committees and represent the college in meetings, both on and off campus. Oversee, develop and administer ongoing training for the areas of oversight and in collaboration with the VP and other division directors.

MINIMUM TRAINING/EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and at least seven (7) years of successful experience in developing and administering workforce programs while working in coordination with business and industry. The master’s degree is preferred and may substitute for two (2) years of the required experience. Preference will also be given to candidates able to demonstrate a proven success record of program development, implementation and positive results.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of state and federal legislative processes and of agencies dealing with higher education. Knowledge of state, regional and national funding sources. Knowledge of TCC policies and procedures. Knowledge of the grants process. Skilled in technical writing. Skilled in research. Demonstrated proficiency in securing grants funding. Demonstrated experience with block and competitive federal/state grants. Strong organizational, analytical and communication skills, both verbally and in writing. Ability to align workforce programming with the vision, mission and strategic plan of the College and emerging opportunities. Ability to work effectively in a diverse community and meet the needs of diverse student populations. Ability to use computer software programs in word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and desktop publishing. Ability to prepare budgets and draft clear, concise and persuasive narratives, professional correspondence and other documents. Ability to travel. Ability to make presentations to groups of people. Ability to draft and oversee proposal submissions. Ability to organize and start-up grants. Ability in the management and administration of college grants and funding development initiatives. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others to include public officials, agency personnel, volunteers, private business owners, employees and students. Ability to organize data into logical formats for presentation in reports, documents and other written materials. Ability to coordinate and manage multiple complex projects simultaneously. Ability to develop critical path timelines, initiate and complete.

Preference is given to veterans and spouses who are eligible under the Veterans' Preference Law. At time of application, submittal of Form DD214 is the minimum requirement for veterans' preference claim. Note: Please upload your DD214 as an attachment as part of your application at the time of submission.

***TCC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/E-Verify Employer ***

The selected candidate identified for this position will be required to successfully complete a criminal background check, which may include fingerprinting

The College uses E-Verify as part of the I-9 process to verify the work eligibility of all new hires. Tallahassee Community College does not discriminate against any person on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status in its programs and activities. Inquiries regarding the College’s non-discrimination policies may be directed to: Renae Tolson, Equity Officer, Room 239 Administration Building, 444 Appleyard Drive, Tallahassee, FL 32304, (850) 201-6074, [email protected].

All persons are encouraged to apply.

If you need an accommodation to participate in the application/selection process, please notify Human Resources at (850) 201-8510.


Since 1966, Tallahassee Community College has offered high-quality post-secondary education for the citizens of Leon, Gadsden and Wakulla counties, along with students from throughout the state, nation and abroad. Our mission is to provide a learning environment that prepares students for success in a global economy by offering higher education pathways, workforce opportunities and civic engagement experiences. 

TCC's faculty is committed to learning, student success and quality improvement. Many of our faculty members have received recognition from state and national organizations as being the finest in their field.

TCC's traditionally strong faculty - rated twice the national average in doctoral degrees and years of experience - provides a strong foundation for its many graduates moving on to four-year colleges and universities.

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(850) 201-8510
Tallahassee Community College
444 Appleyard Dr.
United States
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