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Manager 2, Workforce Education Course

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Salt Lake Community College will complete a criminal background check on the finalist.

Position Information

Position Information

Position Title Manager 2, Workforce Education Course
Open Internally or Externally External
If faculty, tenure track status Not Applicable
Reports to (title) Associate Dean, Workforce Training & Continuing Education
Department Continuing Education (Workforce & Econ Dev)-2U1
Requisition Number 17080
Position Type New position
Job Category Staff
FT/PT Full-time
Initial Work Location
Starting Salary $51,425
Job Open Date 10/13/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Priority Review Date 10/30/2017
Job Summary

Under the direction of the Associate Dean of Continuing Education and in close collaboration with the Manager of Course & Program Development as well as other members of the Workforce Training & Continuing Education team, manage the research, development and launch of new courses and programs in order to meet the needs of industry, adult learners, and the community. This includes, but not limited to research, planning, development, launch/implementation, and evaluation of course and program sustainability. Identify and cultivate community resources for new program and course development, including potential instructors and curriculum developers, as appropriate. Work closely with faculty, staff, administrators, and industry to design and develop offerings consistent with workforce education needs and industry certifications. Oversee curriculum development resulting in the successful launch of new courses, series and certificates. Structure and manage program and course budgets to achieve program sustainability as well as recapture of initial program development investment funds. Seek and maintain national accreditations and certifications appropriate to assigned programming. Supervise staff, faculty and trainers. Conduct classroom and online observations to ensure quality instructional practices

Essential Responsibilities and Duties

New Course and Program Development
1. Research new programming for workforce education in collaboration with Manager of Course & Program Development
2. Serve as a facilitator and catalyst in the development process for self-support programs
3. Launch and manage new courses and programs
4. Conduct new course and program evaluation
5. Recruit and orient instructor pool
6. Develop instructor capacity for piloted courses

Program Management
1. Manage all aspects of new course and program development for the assigned areas
2. Identify industry resources as subject matter experts and potential instructors
3. Cultivate strategic alliances, including national accreditation/certification for programs
4. Define project outcomes and timelines, including student learning outcomes
5. Track student data
6. Lead course and program marketing initiatives
7. Manage course and program budgets
8. Supervise staff, faculty and corporate trainers

Other duties as assigned

Essential Responsibilities and Duties Continued
Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree preferred. Supervisory experience preferred.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree required.
Minimum of three years related full-time work experience required. Two years must include project management and/or program development.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Knowledge of College policies and procedures
Knowledge of College instructional programs
Knowledge of adult learning theory
Knowledge of general accounting, budgetary and fiscal operations
Knowledge of general program marketing strategies
Ability to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing
Ability to recruit, manage and supervise a staff and/or faculty
Ability to establish rapport with a wide variety of people both internal and external to College
Ability to create, track and evaluate data
Ability to conduct on-line research
Ability to create budgets designed to generate revenue and/or cover costs
Ability to track expenditures and manage budgets
Ability to work in a team setting
Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines and manage multiple projects
Ability to innovate and problem solve
Ability to operate in and defuse stressful situations
Computer skills proficient to use programs such as: Word, Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Banner, and CANVAS
Ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of diverse people, ability, culture, ethnic background, to maintain good working relationships across the College.
Ability to work with all groups in a diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic background of community college students, faculty and staff, including those with disabilities.

Non-Essential Responsibilities and Duties
Special Instructions

Salt Lake Community College will complete a criminal background check on the finalist.

FLSA Exempt

Supplemental Questions

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    • Chronicle of Higher Education
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    • SLCC Website
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    • Workforce Services
    • College Placement Center
    • Friend
    • Employee
    • SLCC Email
    • SLCC HR Office
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  2. If other referral source, please specify:

    (Open Ended Question)

Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume / Curr. Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Letters of Reference
  2. Other Doc