Director of Economic and Workforce Development, Saddleback College
Position ID: 5075
Job Open ID: 4525
$110,940.00 to $156,096.00 per year.
PLEASE NOTE: In order to be considered for this opening, you must apply through the District website at https://jobs.socccd.edu
To serve as the primary external workforce and training representative of the College to agencies, consortia, partnerships, and regional workforce groups throughout the region; cultivate and promote positive and substantive relationships with local business and industry; develop fee-based and contract education programming to generate revenue that supports department goals; serve as a leader of and an advocate for the College within the external community; plan, develop, organize and implement the goals and objectives of assigned functions; prepare and administer annual budgets for assigned programs; coordinate the branding and marketing efforts for Saddleback College’s Economic and Workforce Development (EWD) program; work with Division Deans to coordinate contract education offerings (credit and non-credit); and provide responsible and complex administrative support to the President or President’s designee.
To foster a culture of collaboration, mutual respect, innovation, and continuous improvement throughout the district; lead by example; actively participate in and support district-wide participatory governance components and activities and other collaborative processes; encourage professional excellence among the staff and promote an organizational culture of customer service, innovation, and quality services.
Education and Experience Guidelines:
Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.
Bachelor’s Degree in a discipline commonly taught at a community college from an accredited College or university; Master’s Degree preferred.
A minimum of five years successful managerial experience in a post-secondary education/training environment, high level business department, government, or industry organization related to EWD, or related experience; successful experience in developing successful new programs and services, developing collaborative partnerships with outside organizations, developing effective marketing strategies, and recruiting qualified workforce development trainers and consultants; successful project management experience; demonstrated success in budget management including budget development and meeting annual revenue and budget goals; quality assurance and continuous quality improvement experience; and supervision of assigned staff.
License or Certificate:
Valid California driver’s license.
Please visit the District’s Employment Opportunities website at https://jobs.socccd.edu
for a detailed job description, to learn more about the District and to complete an on-line application.
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