Career and Technical Education Programs Director
Company: Columbia Basin College
Posted on: February 26, 2019
Description Columbia Basin College ("CBC" or the "College") seeks a Career and Technical Education (CTE) Programs Director who will provide support for the career and technical education programs. The CTE Programs Director maps comprehensive career path plans for current and prospective students entering career and technical programs including nuclear, automotive, manufacturing and welding technology, workforce programs, as well as additional career and technical programs as they may be developed. This position will assist in the development of new courses and curriculum materials, develop program materials and information sessions, identify and engage qualified adjunct faculty, and assist with admission and scholarship processes. Performance of this position includes ensuring compliance with nuclear industry standards for the nuclear technology program and serve as a liaison to the nuclear industry and the K-12 system. This position reports to the Dean for Career and Technical Education. Closing Date: Open Until Filled (First Consideration closes December 1, 2018 at 11:59 PM PST) Primary Responsibilities* Supervise the successful implementation of Nuclear Technology and Industrial Health and Safety Technology (IHST) programs; assist with other CTE certificate and degree programs;* Lead the continuous improvement of the programs and develop and implement strategic plan;* Work with Dean for CTE and other college administration to expand the programs and maintain program sustainability;* Develop annual and quarterly course schedules for Nuclear Technology and IHST programs;* Provide advising and educational plan development to current and prospective students;* Ensure effective handling of inquiries concerning prerequisites, curriculum, enrollment procedures, transferability of previous coursework and/or College services from students;* Develop and use advising resources to promote student retention and progression;* Work closely with Dean of CTE and Director of Worker Retraining in the advisement of students concerning the choice of extracurricular activities to meet their goals in CTE programs;* Track and monitor students' progress and placement into positions of employment;* Serve as a main point of contact for students working towards Nuclear Uniform Curriculum Program (NUCP) certifications;* Plan and implement graduation ceremonies as required; assist students with graduation application and NUCP verification;* Maintain accurate updated curriculum database and training records for reporting purposes, assessment activities and ensure accurate student coding;* Assist with the development of marketing materials for the CTE Programs;* Develop and conduct informational sessions on the CTE programs to the community, college, and organizational settings;* Conduct outreach activities for increasing program applications, with emphasis on under-represented populations;* Collaborate with industry employers, agencies and organizations to implement job-readiness activities outside of the classroom;* Collaborate with industry partners to ensure programs meet industry needs and training standards;* Organize program admissions and scholarship processes;* Work with the CBC Foundation to identify opportunities for donations to improve and enhance CTE programs;* Identify grant opportunities and work with appropriate campus departments to prepare grants and progress reports; monitor grant completion;* Facilitate the adjunct recruitment and selection of faculty responsible for teaching the primary courses within the program areas;* Assist in the classroom observation and evaluation of adjunct faculty;* Work with faculty to ensure equipment and supplies are available for classes; evaluate and make recommendations on training material and methodology;* Assist the Dean for CTE in coordination, management and budget development for the programs;* Coordinate and attend program advisory committee meetings and conferences;* Present course approval documents at curriculum committee meetings;* Provide other support as needed to the Dean for CTE for activities such as assessment, curriculum development and accreditation; and* Perform other related duties as assigned. Required Qualifications* Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university;* Two (2) years of professional experience in energy or career and technical industry, or promoting and advising students into career and technical programs, or working with adults in a career and technical field at a higher education institution; and* Have and be able to maintain a valid US driver's license, clean driving history and ability to be insured. Preferred Qualifications:* Master's degree in education or equivalent area from a regionally accredited college or university. COMPETENCIES: Administrative Skills: Promptly respond to requests for service and assistance; keep others in the loop as needed; maintain orderly physical and electronic records; present a professional image to students/public; follow policies and procedures; Job Knowledge: Familiar with all the aspects of the job to be done and the environment under which that work is accomplished; a broad understanding of work as it applies both to the job and the organization; Quality: Demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness; look for ways to improve and promote quality; apply feedback to improve performance; monitor own work to ensure quality; Understanding Instructions: Ability to comprehend work orders and directions; trusted to fully and completely carry out directions or work orders; ability to effectively and efficiently apply job knowledge and skills to a directive; Attitude Toward Progress and Change: Cooperate and support change and new processes; acceptance and quality performance throughout change; Oral & Written Communication: Speak clearly and persuasively in positive and negative situations; listen and get clarification; respond well to questions; demonstrate group presentation skills; participate in meetings; structure and convey information clearly and effectively through both formal and informal documents; review and edit written work constructively; ability to tailor to audience in mind; Student Centered: Attention, interest, activities and efforts are centered upon the best interest of students; create and support an environment that enables learners to achieve their personal, academic and professional goals; provide courteous and helpful responses to all customers, whether they be students, general public or employees from another department; Support for Diversity: Support initiatives of the district, colleges and divisions to expand the human qualities that differentiate our workforce and workplace; exemplify tenants of tolerance, acceptance and interest in different viewpoints, cultures and backgrounds and demand similar conduct of assigned staff and department; Accountability: Accountable for own actions, decisions, errors, mistakes and/or failures to act when appropriate; accept responsibility when given, understand what duties employee is responsible for and can be counted upon to carry out those responsibilities; and Teamwork: Demonstrate a willingness to work with, and help others in completing job assignments, the ability to accept constructive criticism, and to cooperate with fellow employees and supervisors. TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: This is a twelve (12) month per year, full-time state funded position. It is a salaried overtime exempt position with general work hours of Monday through Thursday 7:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Friday 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.; however work hours may vary due to work demands and some evening and weekend work may be required to accommodate programming needs. This position starts immediately. PROCESS NOTE: Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position. CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: In the interest of providing a healthy, safe and secure educational and work environment, and in order to meet the requirements of federal legislation, it is the policy of the College to maintain an alcohol and drug-free workplace for our employees and students. If you are hired, you will need to provide proof of identity and documentation of U.S. citizenship or appropriate authorization to work in this position as required by the Immigration Reform Control Act of 1986. Columbia Basin College operates under an approved affirmative action plan and encourages applications from persons of color, women, veterans and persons of disability. The Human Resources Office is accessible to those with disabilities. If you need accommodation in application or employment, contact the Human Resources Office at (509) 542-4740. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:* Occasional need to lift at least 20 pounds;* Ability to sit and stand for long periods of time;* Frequent need for oral, written and auditory communication;* Frequent repetitive hand and wrist motions;* Occasional need for travel; and* Ability to work in a fast paced and sometimes stressful service environment.
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