VICE PRESIDENT OF WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT/FOUNDATION DIRECTOR
Full Time Nonclassified Salary
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The Vice President Workforce Development/Foundation Director provides leadership for workforce and customize training initiatives to support business and industry partnerships, and serves as lead development officer for the College. The Vice President advances the development of enrollment in credit and noncredit programs, identifies workforce competency and hiring requirements; creates training partnerships and employment pipelines; leverages resources to provide and customize a wide array of programs and services; delivers affordable, specialized training anytime, anywhere: on employer site; oncampus; on-line; or at community-based locations; manages grants to support employer/employee training and partner with economic development on business development and/or relocation initiatives. As Foundation Director builds and manages a network of relationships with prospective donors involving College leadership, faculty, and volunteers. Facilitates and coordinates all communication with these prospects and among the prospect's campus relationships. Assists in the areas of marketing and public relations
Examples Of Duties
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Provides management oversight of all noncredit curriculum planning, program development and implementation, and program review, supervision, and leadership to staff.
- Provides leadership in strategic planning for the workforce development division, budget development, and the creation and assessment of institutional effectiveness measures in all assigned areas.
- Provides leadership in course and programmatic design, instructional delivery and assessment activities, conducting research and analysis to evaluate the viability of new and existing noncredit programs.
- Advises business and industry partners, agencies, community organizations on grant options to support prospective and incumbent workforce skills improvement.
- Provides overall leadership for the workforce training work. Such duties include supervising, leading, and coaching the workforce training team and providing progress reports to PCTC's President and Senior Leadership Team, on which the Vice President for Workforce Training serves.
- Negotiates contracts for instructional programs, projects, products, and services such as course developers, instructional materials, instructors, Webinar production, and other vendors for approval by the President.
- Develops marketing, budget, data management, analysis, and reporting and assists in designing and developing new programs in collaboration with local and regional industries.
- Serves as the institutional liaison to a variety of economic and workforce training agencies, employer partner organizations, and state, local, and college committees as appropriate.
- Responsible for area alignment with college strategic initiatives and facilitates the preparation of short- and long-term plans in support of college mission, vision, and goals
- Manage and expands workforce and continuing education programs.
- Coordinate and collaborates the development of embedded workforce programs within the academic programs, bridging credit and noncredit delivery of academics and creating pathways for students.
- Support or Participate in Rapid Response activities for dislocated and incumbent workers.
- Explore and introduce innovative adult learning strategies, including exploring new, cuttingedge training and instructional technologies, methods, and delivery mechanisms.
- Write, manages, and reports progress associated with cooperative agreements, grants, or other funding for relevant workforce development and/or CEU programs. Plan, schedule, and complete frequent travel, both regional and national, to contact prospects and donors in completion of portfolio/pipeline management. Maintain a comprehensive working knowledge of the College, including mission, history, and current fundraising priorities assuring effective representation of all opportunities and priorities for private support.
- Promote workforce and continuing programs, projects, products, and services by publication of articles, branding and marketing campaigns, website content, and other methods, developing promotional/collateral materials and production schedules for workforce and continuing education programs, and ensuring that production schedules are met.
- Manage a portfolio of major gift donors and prospects through qualification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship.
- Support, coordinate, encourage and support campus-wide foundation gift and grant activities.
- Analyze and recommend priorities and goals for foundation support.
- Connect key administrators and faculty as appropriate to identify new prospects, present proposals, and/or steward existing relationships.
- Assume a primary role in identifying, managing, and soliciting prospects for personal portfolio, including major accounts
- Oversee prospect management for foundations, with a particular eye toward improving the process as needed and aligning the principles of foundation fundraising with those of individual fundraising as appropriate.
- Maintain and promote tools that include team-based prospect management and allow the greater integration of foundations with individual prospect management where appropriate.
- Works directly with senior management of the organization to assist in developing marketing programs, design marketing strategies, and implement marketing campaigns. Provides assistance and direction in developing, implementing, and monitoring the organization's strategic marketing plan.
- Helps build and maintain a positive public image for a company or organization and assists in creating media, from press releases to social media messages, that shape public opinion of the company or organizati
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
- Leadership, initiative, creativity, team spirit, and sound judgment. Management/supervisory experience (both program and human resources). Ability to interact with the business and foundation communities.
- Excellent analytical, written, and verbal communication skills. Proven ability to grasp complex subjects, meet project deadlines, and build productive professional relationships. A dynamic, enthusiastic individual who enjoys working collaboratively.
- A strong background of progressively higher-level programs-related nonprofit experience in the development and management of education programs required.
- Foundation fundraising experience, particularly in a college setting.
- Experience in developing, budgeting, financial managing, and administering instructional curriculum and grants desired.
- Demonstrated success developing education programs, projects, products, and services, and multi-year financial plans.
- Demonstrated ability to creatively plan, coordinate, and evaluate quality education programs directly and through collaborations with partnering organizations and industries.
- Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with other teams and partner organizations to deliver quality programs to business and industry customers.
- Strong planning and facilitation skills coupled with the ability to translate goals and ideas into effective implementation.
- Excellent communication skills, with the ability to clearly articulate responsibilities, proposed methods, and goals.
- Substantial budget and financial management skills to prioritize resources and create or enhance revenue streams to support institutional initiatives.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
- Excellent written and oral communication skills;
- Ability to create and maintain strong relationships with a variety of individuals.
- Strong attention to detail;
- Strong organizational skills required for tracking survey responses and managing multiple projects at once;
- Ability to develop training materials and deliver interactive staff training on survey-related issues;
- Ability to analyze economic modeling or workforce data to inform decision-making;
- Ability to articulate the principles and value of survey/labor market research;
- Ability to write about and describe complex concepts in easy-to-understand language;
- Interpersonal skills needed to coordinate, coach, train and collaborate with diverse staff members in a rapidly changing environment;
- Ability to professionally represent Pierpont at meetings and conferences
- Bachelors Degree in Business Administration, Education, Economics or a related field required;
- Masters degree preferred;
- At least seven years of progressively responsible experience in education or curriculum development in addition to at least seven years experience in nonprofit development and fundraising activities. Evidence of increasing supervisory and management experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
- This description does not state or imply that the duties listed are the only duties to be performed by the position incumbent. Employees are required to follow job-related instructions and perform other job-related activities assigned by their supervisor. Most requirements are subject to possible modification in order to provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves, students, other employees, or the general public.
- Pierpont Community & Technical College is an equal opportunity provider, committed to employing a diverse faculty and staff, and actively seeks applications from women, minorities, and other persons from traditionally under-represented groups.
Pierpont Community & Technical College
1201 Locust Avenue
Fairmont, West Virginia, 26554