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Director of the Center for Workplace Learning

Job Title:
Director of the Center for Workplace Learning
Job Type:
Full Time
Location:
Main Campus
Job Description:
The Director of the Center for Workplace Learning (CWL) oversees and directs the operation of the CWL including leadership and management of all activities of the Center. The Director supervises facility scheduling, marketing, coordination and development of all course and program offerings, including customized training and on-going continuing education open enrollment. The Director is responsible for surveying and assessing employers on a routine basis in order to meet the needs of local business and industry as well as discerning community needs that fulfill the mission of the college. The Director represents the CWL to the community by directly maintaining effective partnerships and open communications with all business and industry partners, area Workforce Commission staff, local Economic Development agencies, as well as directing the CWL Advisory Board. The Director is responsible for leadership, development, and writing of grants as well as managing and submitting timely activity reports related to grants. This position reports to the Vice President for Instruction.

Responsibilities

    • Provides administrative leadership, support, and supervision for all CWL programs and activities
    • Oversees the development of CWL’s work plan, assigns work activities and projects, monitors work flow, and evaluates products, methods, and procedures for compliance requirements
    • Supervises staff, including assigning and planning work, ensuring training, evaluation of performance and making recommendations on hiring, firing, and disciplining
    • Prepares and implements departmental budget, including monitoring and approving expenditures
    • Actively pursues and writes local, state, and national grant opportunities, including those in coordination with other CWL partners
    • Surveys/assesses employer needs and takes appropriate action to plan and development appropriate training
    • Prepares, negotiates, and administers grants and contracts for program compliance.
    • Understands, complies, and communicates to others any rules, regulations and/or guidelines required by state and federal agencies
    • Effectively markets the services of the CWL
    • Coordinates and serves as liaison to various advisory committees, governmental agencies, local officials, and community and private sector organizations on matters relating to the CWL activities
    • Represents the college in economic development and workforce preparation, including both outreach to the community and coordination of all relevant training for the region
    • Responds quickly to requests from local employers, the CWL Advisory Board members, funding agencies, oversight committees, business prospects, subcontractors and vendors, and the general public
    • Assesses the quality of training provided by CWL ensuring that programs meet the specifications of local employers
    • Works with employers and educational entities to procure appropriate curriculum providers, and coordinate, oversee and evaluate the training programs offered
    • Makes timely reports to the CWL Advisory Board of all training activities
    • Performs other related duties as may be assigned
  • Requirements:
    Qualifications:
    Expected – Degree in public or business administration or related field. Four years of corporate training experience with an understanding of business and higher education culture. Proven ability to identify emerging educational training needs. High level of computer and technology skills and experience. Knowledge of marketing, supervisory techniques, budgetary processes and procedures, grant writing and management, and curriculum development. Skills and ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with representatives of local, state and federal agencies, curriculum providers, contractors, local employers, and the general public. Demonstrate a cooperative attitude and excellent team and organizational skills. Experience in supervising and managing teams. Budget management skills. Demonstrate an entrepreneurial spirit with effective oral and written communication skills. Possess a positive attitude and value working in teams.

    Preferred Graduate-level degree in public or business administration or related field. Experience working with corporate personnel and training departments, specifically in planning, training, developing curriculum, and the capability of effectively delivering training. Knowledge and experience in the development of skill development grants as well as development and delivery of distance learning courses and programs.
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    GRAYSON COLLEGE IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, AND COMPLIES WITH THE IMMIGRATION REFORM AND CONTROL ACT OF 1986. MINORITIES AND WOMEN ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. ADA/Section 504 and Title IX Coordinator, Marilyn Power, Human Resources Coordinator, 6101 Grayson Drive, Denison, TX 75020-(903)463-8625.