POSITIONSUMMARY: Performs duties necessary to oversee the development, promotion, and delivery of a district-wide program of open enrollment personal and professional development, including assessing and meeting the needs of the various communities and constituencies in the district. Plans a comprehensive program to meet assessed needs. Secures instructors, instructional materials, and contracted services to deliver programs and maintains a system of evaluation and continuous improvement. Ensures programs are delivered in an effective manner that minimizes costs and maximizes return to the college.
Serves district wide College departments in non-credit programming. Partners with College stakeholders, area school districts, community groups and local businesses to provide programming that meets the needs of our diverse community. Utilizes hardware and software native to the College environment. Utilizes non-native software & hardware as required for special projects.
PRIMARYDUTIESPERFORMED: Directs the planning and development of continuing education offerings, including the development of new curriculum and new delivery methods. Researches target audiences for non-credit programming. Assesses course selection, coordination of facilities, organization, production and distribution of class schedules.
Partners with college stakeholders, area school districts, community groups and local businesses to provide programming that meets the needs of our diverse community. Serves as liaison between campus and Continuing Education to ensure clear communication and programming that meets the needs of communities and their constituencies.
Coordinates the processes of program and course preparation (from development to implementation) and instructor preparation (from hiring to classroom). Assesses course selection, coordination of facilities, organization, production and distribution of class schedules.
Oversees the development and delivery of non-credit grant funded programming. Identifies potential funding sources and participates in proposal development; monitors financial benchmarks for programs.
Participates in the research and implementation of technology that will enhance delivery of non-credit programming, enhance enrollment, support customer service and fiscal accountability.
Oversees screening and selection of instructional staff for courses; evaluates trainers, programmers and program staff. Ensures staff is in compliance with college policies and procedures.
Schedules and/or arranges for appropriate facilities for courses, seminars, and workshops both on and off campus; negotiates arrangements with off campus sites.
Directs & coordinates evaluation and assessment of Continuing Education programming. Coordinates and evaluates the fiscal operations of the class programs including expenses and revenues related to non-credit programming.
Performs quality control and evaluation of course files to insure complete data provide factual reporting. Evaluates enrollment and makes decisions regarding class status (continuation or cancellation).
Participates directly in marketing and logistical coordination for courses offered, which includes active participation in marketing efforts with the goal of increasing program awareness, fiscal accountability, and student enrollment.
Master’s degree and over seven (7) years of relevant experience.
Knowledge and understanding of the principles of adult and continuing education in a higher education setting including administration, curriculum, and instruction.
Strong interpersonal and communications skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community. Employee development and performance management skills.
Strategic planning skills. Knowledge of current and emerging educational needs at the higher education level.
Knowledge of budgeting and fiscal management principles and procedures.
Knowledge of technology for student services and instructional delivery including word processing, databases, spread sheets, basic e-marketing, and educational support systems. Knowledge and understanding of institutional policies and procedures and the regulatory environment within which they operate. Knowledge of faculty and staff hiring procedures in a higher education setting.
Ability to promote, develop, and implement non-traditional educational programs to meet the needs of business, industry and college revenue goals. Ability to work in an entrepreneurial environment. Ability to adapt quickly to changes in clients’ needs, assignments, and organizational structure. Ability to foster a cooperative work environment and relationships with persons contacted in the course of performing duties. Ability to make effective oral and written presentations. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
Open Until Filled: No
Quick Link: 6272
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Generally works in an office environment. May require evening and weekend hours.
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Employee Group: Professional
Affirmative Action Statement:
St. Louis Community College is an Affirmative Action /Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity.
St. Louis Community College is the largest community college system in Missouri and the second largest institution of higher education in the state with current credit enrollment each semester of almost 30,000 students. The College is accredited by the North Central Association/Higher Learning Commission. The College includes four campuses, three education centers and district administrative offi...ces enrolling 20,000 students. We offer 15 college-transfer and 90-plus career programs in the areas of art and design, business, civil and community service, engineering and technology, health and office professions; plus continuing education, developmental, and business/industrial training programs. The College employs 1,400+ full-time faculty and staff and 2,300+ part-time faculty and staff