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Senior Director, Career Connected Learning Operations

Dallas College
Bill J Priest Campus

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College

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Compensation Range

Administrator Range E07

Salary Minimum

$100,000.00 Annually


United States of America (Exempt)

Position Type


Position Summary

Dallas College is seeking an experienced, highly collaborative leader who is excited to take on a new and innovative
role. The Senior Director, Workforce reports to the Associate Vice Chancellor, Career Connected Learning and:

  • Serve in a highly collaborative and interdependent role with the Presidents, Vice Provosts, and the Workforce & Advancement Division to engage employers and the community for the benefit of Dallas College students

  • Manages all career-connected learning strategies for the Schools by ensuring alignment and integration with other divisions and internal and external partners

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Knowledge of the purpose of community colleges and the vision of Dallas College

  • Experience managing change initiatives including knowledge and skill in process improvement, project planning, conflict resolution, team building, customer service, and data-based decision-making concepts

  • Ability to identify and address opportunities and challenges that arise as a result of Dallas College’s current transition

  • Experience working with workforce development programs

  • Experience with local, state, and federal workforce programs, including WIOA

  • Knowledge of continuing education processes and procedures

  • Ability to analyze multi-layered problems and propose solutions

  • Knowledge of best practices/trends in adult student success initiatives in higher education,

  • Demonstrated knowledge of principles of equity and inclusion and a demonstrated commitment to the promotion of diversity

  • Knowledge of compliance with pertinent state and federal laws and regulations

  • Knowledge of current research and policy recommendations as well as state and national initiatives designed to enhance student career connected learning

  • Experience in strategic planning, assessment of program(s) effectiveness, and development of guidelines to improve the educational and career outcomes for students

  • Experience deploying data-informed and results oriented programs and supports

  • Employ data-informed decision making and use predictive analytics

  • Experience managing administrative units and delivery structures that support the integration of career connected curriculum and experiences into credit and non-credit programs

Key Responsibilities

  • Serve as the primary liaison for career connected learning between the Academic, Student Success, and Workforce and Advancement divisions of Dallas College

  • Leveraging insights from the LMIC and employer relationships, ensure Dallas College is designing and offering career-connected learning strategies that align with current and future workforce needs

  • Support the Presidents and Vice Provosts in employer engagement efforts, ensuring integration of appropriate departments and functions of Dallas College

  • Working with the Employer Resource Center, coordinate all internship and apprenticeship strategies for each School, ensuring integration with programs, communication between all stakeholders, and tracking of outcomes

  • Coordinate career-connected learning strategies within the Schools, working with faculty and Academic Services to ensure clear connections between curriculum and career possibilities

  • Working with Academic Services, design and implement non-credit to credit articulation of courses aligned within pathways and Schools

  • Ensure career connected learning opportunities are comprehensive, consistently evaluated, and remaining aligned to high need jobs in Dallas County; recommend the addition of certificates, programs, and degrees when the market demands them

  • In partnership with the Schools, ensure courses, programs, certificates, and degrees incorporate industry- and employer-recognized credentials whenever possible

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Physical Requirements

Normal physical job functions performed within a standard office environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with physical challenges to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required

  • Three (3) years of progressive responsibility in administrative and/or educational leadership roles

  • Three (3) years of experience working with external organizations to advance career connected learning strategies, including workforce-related programs

  • Three (3) years of experience developing and managing career and continuing education programs

  • Official transcripts are required.

***Will be subject to a criminal background check. Some positions may be subject to a fingerprint check.***

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Incumbents may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Position requires regular and predictable attendance.

Dallas College is part of an equal opportunity system that provides education and employment opportunities without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Dallas College complies with the Americans with Disabilities and Veterans Act.

Applications DeadlineOctober 6, 2023


Since 1965 the seven colleges of DCCCD — Brookhaven, Cedar Valley, Eastfield, El Centro, Mountain View, North Lake and Richland — have served more than 3 million people. That's a lot of students! The colleges of DCCCD equip students for successful living and responsible citizenship in a rapidly changing local, national and world community by providing: — the first two years of a bachelor's degree — more than 100 high-demand career programs — enrichment and certification classes for a lifetime of learning — professors who are dedicated to your success, not a research grant — unparalleled quality at a tuition you can afford Check out jobs over on our careers page at

Industry                                                        Higher Education
Company size                                               5,001-10,000 employees
Headquarters                                                 Dallas, Texas
Type                                                              Educational Institution
Founded                                                        1965
Specialties                                                    Higher Education, Technical Certificates, and Vocational Degrees and Certificates


Locations                                                      The District Office (DO) houses the core districtwide administrative operations.
                                                                      We are situated just south of downtown Dallas, across the street from Dallas Police HQ and South Side on


District Office                                               1601 S Lamar St, Dallas, Texas 75215
District Service Center                                  4343 IH – 30 Mesquite, TX 75150
Eastfield College                                           3737 Motley Drive Mesquite, Texas 75150
El Centro College                                          801 Main St. Dallas, Texas 75202
Richland College                                           12800 Abrams Rd. Dallas, Texas
Brookhaven College                                      3939 Valley View Ln. Farmers Branch, Texas
Cedar Valley College                                    3030 N Dallas Ave. Lancaster, Texas 75134
Mountain View College                                4849 W Illinois Ave. Dallas, Texas
North Lake College                                       5001 N MacArthur Blvd Irving, Texas 75038

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1601 S. LAMAR ST

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