The Director of Continuing Education and Customized Training provides leadership and educational management of the academic and career areas in workforce training and continuing education. The Manager position involves discretion and involvement in the implementation of the East Metro Comprehensive Workforce Solutions (CWS) and college policy. The Manager position promotes a positive environment for teaching and learning and advocates for the Colleges and for students, staff and the various departments. This position supervises the staff and functions of the workforce training and continuing education department of Dakota County Technical College and Inver Hills Community College. Supervisory responsibility includes assigning and controlling flow of work, managing procedures, training employees, hiring and conducting performance evaluations, including disciplinary actions. This position serves on the DCTC/IHCC Management Team. All employees of DCTC/IHCC are responsible for promoting a culture that supports diversity and inclusion in all forms as well as providing excellent customer service continuously to all internal and external contacts.
Bachelor's degree and three years of experience in higher education, sales management or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience;
Three years of experience with staff management and supervision including hiring, work assignments, professional development, performance evaluations, & coaching;
Experience designing, developing, and delivering training that engages learners and achieve learning objectives;
Project management skills sufficient to manage multiple projects simultaneously, create clear and attainable project objectives, build project requirements, oversee the cost, time and scope of projects, manage project constraints, and communicate progress and end results;
Strong ability to cultivate/manage relationships, and engage a range of stakeholders (business/industry partners, employers, Non-Profit Community Based Organization, City, County, and State Agencies.);
Ability to accurately manage budgets, forecast needs, allocate dollars to budget categories and monitor expenditures;
Effective written and verbal communication skills sufficient to participate in discussions and communicate technical information to both technical and non-technical personnel;
Ability to interpret institutional, state and federal policies and regulations and translate them into advising procedures and processes;
Demonstrated inter-cultural competency.
Masters' Degree in higher education policy & administration or related field;
Experience in a for-profit business setting;
Previous experience managing grants. Knowledge of grant management techniques, requirements, and expectations.
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Internal Number: 18823
About DAKOTA COUNTY TECHNICAL COLLEGE
Dakota County Technical College endeavors to serve students within nearby communities, as well as those coming from countries around the world. The majority of students work toward degrees and diplomas in a variety of programs to prepare them for employment. However, the college is also proud of its general education department, whose courses are part of the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum. As members of a student-centered organization, all employees, faculty members and administrators are focused on ways to continuously improve student learning within the college's mission. Along the way, DCTC has become a leader in delivering sustainable technologies, service-learning opportunities, and community engagement into the curricula of most programs.