Strategically, the Director of Professional Education has primary responsibility for the profit and loss of the entire program area, generating revenues from enrollment, recruiting faculty and managing the end-to-end program life cycle; so the duties of the director extend from high level strategic planning (e.g. quarterly class scheduling). This position is also responsible for creating new classes and certificate programs; working with subject matter experts and instructional designers in developing new classes; determining course and instructor needs and developing the quarterly and annual plans and schedules of classes, supervising assigned program staff and ensuring the fiscal integrity of the program budget.
COMPREHENSIVE WAGE AND BENEFIT PACKAGE Salary range begins at $70,176.Annual salary will be commensurate with candidate's qualifications and related experience. We offer comprehensive compensation package with salary and benefits as the main components.Generous benefitspackage is offered through Washington State plans that includes multiplemedical, dental, life and disability coverage choices for employees and dependents; choices of retirement and deferred compensation plans; paid holidays, sick, and vacation plans; transit program, reduced tuition, employee discounts and memberships, etc.
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ABOUT THE COLLEGE Bellevue College is a diverse student-centered, comprehensive and innovative college, committed to teaching excellence that advances the life-long educational development of its students while strengthening the economic, social and cultural life of its diverse community. Bellevue College is located just 10 miles east of Seattle where we serve a student population of over 44% students of color and over 1,100 international students. The college promotes student success by providing high-quality, flexible, accessible educational programs and services; advancing pluralism, inclusion and global awareness; and acting as a catalyst and collaborator for a vibrant region.
We strive to create a vibrant and inclusive campus community that supports a diverse student body, faculty and staff. As an essential part of ourmission and goals, diversity, equity and pluralism are promoted and fostered in all aspects of college life. By enriching student life through leadership opportunities, personal learning and cultural experiences, we are committed to building an inclusive and diverse campus community that fosters creativity, innovation and student success.
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT Previously known as Bellevue College Continuing Education, we are a proud Northwest education facility with over 50 years of experience in adult learning. We've spent decades building strong relationships with the top tech employers. And we've recruited rock star teachers, with real world experience. We've done all this to help professionals--no matter where they are in their career journey--advance their skillsets and compete for the jobs that haven't even been invented yet.
In the heart of the Pacific Northwest tech hub, Tombolo Institute provides forward looking professional training designed for today's lifestyles and the future of work. As part of Bellevue College, we're a proud educator with a 50-year history of adult learning and inclusion. And, through strong relationships with top tech employers we collaboratively design learning experiences that meet corporate demand.
POSITION DUTIES Professional Education Program Development Responsible for overseeing and managing the lifecycle of courses Working with the Executive Director of Continuing Education, to develop a portfolio of courses/programs and a delivery plan for professional programs in Professional Education Provides leadership and administrative oversight to personnel responsible for the development and maintenance of processes Supervises the development of new or modifies existing curriculum to meet learning objectives Manages, motivates, evaluates and develops a team of high quality, success-oriented individuals Implements strategies to ensure the quality and effectiveness of all open enrollment and contractual courses and program in Professional Education Formulates program revenue and expense goals to assure targets are met Collaborates with Academic Affairs to leverage opportunities in both non-credit and credit programs Program Launching Provides leadership of the daily operations of the program area Works with the Executive Directory of Continuing Education and other CE staff in developing plans and implementing strategies regarding the marketing of classes and certificates. Recruits, interviews, hires, supervises, evaluates, and develops adjunct facultyto ensure effective delivery and student experience for open enrollment, online, and customized or corporate training Works with subject matter experts and instructional designers to develop new courses, and produce the quarterly schedule of programs Assists the Executive Director of Continuing Education in maintaining fiscal integrity of the department budget; manages program budget revenues and costs Market Research Forms, convenes, and leads Advisory Boards of industry advocates to define a structure for new Professional Education programs Performs market analysis to identify job and industry trends, interacting directly and indirectly with customers to track student experience Works with industry groups and professional associations in Community to capture trends and needs for new or revamped training programs Market Planning Plans and designates courses to be included in the quarterly course schedule Work with committees, professional association and organizations at the local, regional, state and national level to create or strengthen partnerships with the college Develops marketing and promotional goals for the programs as input to the CE marketing plan Other Trains, plans and assigns work to adjunct faculty, and assigned program staff; Resolves grievances and takes corrective action Assists in responding to Request for Proposals (RFPs), training proposals, and contracts Participates in defining and implementing customized corporate solutions, strategic plans and performance measures Develop the training/organizational development solution for corporate clients Perform other duties as assigned
Bachelor's degree in Business or related field. Relevant work experience may be substituted for the education requirement on a year-for-year basis Minimum of 5-7 years of similar professional work experience such as human resources, business leadership, or teaching and training experience or 8-10 related years of directly related continuing education experience. Advanced skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and Access. Experience designing training solutions. Experience managing budgets in excess of 1 million dollars. Experience in working effectively with community-based organizations, business and governmental agencies Demonstrated ability to work with representatives of the business community, BC college community, and strategic partners. Effective skills in oral, written, listening and customer service communications. Experience in the coordination of teamwork, community negotiation and organizational growth. Supervising and management experience. Familiarity with department task analysis, business process analysis, principles of project management. Demonstrated ability to advance a project or assignment from inception to completion. Ability to deal tactfully and effectively with students, administrators, faculty, staff and the public;Demonstrated commitment to a culturally-divers work and community environment.
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Master's or PhD from an accredited institution in relevant area such as education, business. Large-scale initiative planning involving multiple organizations. Prior executive leadership experience. Demonstrated successful experience working in or with academic institutions or training organizations. Meeting facilitation, conflict management experience, and proven negotiation experience. Complex project and team management experience, getting things done through others. Demonstrated marketing and sales skills.
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR APPLICANTS Applications received by 03/06/2020 will be given full consideration. Applications received after that date may be considered until the position is filled. This position is not eligible for relocation allowance.
Background Check: Prior to start an employment, a background check will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment, but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position.
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Individuals interested in this position are encouraged to apply. Your application must include a complete online application and all of the required documents below to be considered complete. Any application that does not provide all requested information will be considered incomplete and will not be screened for the position. Complete an online Application (note that stating 'See Resume' on any section of the online Application will be deemed incomplete) Attach a Cover Letter Attach a Curriculum Vitae/Resume Attach a Diversity Statement that addresses the following: Please provide specific examples ofhow your educational and/or professional experiences, background or philosophy demonstrate your commitment to diversity and equity, and how these prepare you to contribute to Bellevue College (maximum 2 pages).
Located in Bellevue, Washington, Bellevue College is a community based public institution. Bellevue College is a student-centered, comprehensive and innovative college, committed to teaching excellence, that advances the life-long educational development of its students while strengthening the economic, social and cultural life of its diverse community. The college serves 37,000 students every year, and is represented by 65 different countries. Bellevue College has a variety of distance learning options for the students such as online learning. Students have the opportunity to receive a variety degrees and certificates that range from a GED to a Baccalaureate degree. The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities accredits Bellevue College as a baccalaureate degree-granting institution.