St. Petersburg College (Clearwater, FL) is seeking a qualified candidate in the following position:
Program Director II - Engineering Technology (Grant Funded) (ID: 2129)
APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED ON-LINE
Typical Essential Duties
Develops, prepares, and updates program course material;
Advises students in program planning, course selection, and career guidance;
Develops schedule of classes for discipline or program;
Controls equipment/materials utilized within the program;
Handles grievances within department;
Assists in implementation of in-service training programs for faculty;
Provides assistance for students' programs, laboratory control and inventory, and placement services;
Interacts with external industries, businesses, and professional groups on behalf of the college;
Responsible for administering the attendance management system which includes analysis of the Angel and PeopleSoft attendance edit reports for compliance with the college attendance and withdrawal policy for students;
Responsible for achieving the enrollment course/section productivity goals of the college.
Master's degree in a related field to assigned area, plus specialized courses in the field. Must be able to be credentialed in one of the areas he/she supervises. Some positions may require a higher level of education.
Three (3) years of management experience in assigned area.
* An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job may be acceptable in lieu of those requirements listed above.
The classification is responsible for directing the activities of an assigned academic related department or program. Incumbents will develop strategies to accomplish goals, implement policies and procedures, and develop and monitor an assigned budget. Incumbents may need to perform professional level work within assignment and will supervise employees or student workers.
These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.
1. Directs staff to include: prioritizing and assigning work; conducting performance evaluations; ensuring staff is trained; ensuring that employees follow policies and procedures; maintaining a healthy and safe working environment; and making hiring, termination, and disciplinary recommendations.
2. Prepares and administers a budget which includes grant budgets; prepares cost estimates for budget recommendations; submits justifications for budget items; monitors and controls expenditures.
3. Provides oversight and directs the implementation of activities and operations for an assigned academic department or program, which includes: planning, coordinating, administering, and evaluating programs, projects, student retention, strategic planning, processes, procedures, systems, standards, and/or service offerings; implementing overall policy changes; ensuring compliance with Federal, State, and Local laws, regulations, codes, and/or standards; and coordinating and integrating activities between multiple service areas.
4. Prepares, reviews, and interprets a variety of applications, agreements, forms, records, needs assessments, business correspondence, and reports; makes recommendations based on findings.
5. Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.
Knowledge, Skills, and Physical Requirements
Managerial principles and practices;
Academic program requirements;
Customer service principles;
Program coordination principles, practices, and techniques;
Program planning principles;
Troubleshooting and solving complex program issues;
Applicable Federal, State, and local laws, rules, regulations, codes, and/or statutes;
Presentation principles and practices;
Diverse populations and cultures;
Computers and related software applications.
Managing and evaluating the work of lower level staff;
Prioritizing and assigning work;
Providing customer service;
Managing and administering program budgets;
Interpreting academic program requirements;
Planning, coordinating, and implementing program components and activities;
Researching, analyzing, and applying relevant information to the development of departmental processes and programs; Ensuring compliance with applicable internal and/or external program requirements;
Using a computer and related software applications;
Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with subordinates, coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to give and receive work direction.
Positions in this class typically require: reaching, standing, walking, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions. Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.
Key Position Information:
Engineering Technology has programs, both college credit certificates and A.S. degrees, in the areas of Electronics, Quality Management, Drafting and Design, Architecture and Building construction. the department is closely tied to local business and industry. The future direction for the program will be to develop new, up-to-date programs-both for certificates and degrees --that meet emerging industry needs and imbed education and training needed to qualify for state and national industry-wide certifications.
Provide leadership to faculty and the business community to develop and implement programs that meet both students' and businesses' needs. This includes programs during traditional daytime hours as well as for evenings and weekends. The program Director must be flexible, creative, energetic, and possess a varied background that includes industry experience. The position requires building relationships with local business and will demand the Director spend a significant time off campus working with business executives, HR representatives, our local workforce board, and local high schools to develop articulations and partnerships. The Director's position also requires developing sites for internships and co-op experiences.
The new director must be dedicated to designing learning environments that enhance student learning and therefore, student success. She/he must be collaborative--willing to work with all college employees and our students to ensure the best possible selection of current certificate and degree programs. The director will be the primary representative for SPC's Engineering Technology program both locally and statewide.
Engineering Masters or closely related subject and/or industry experience. Experience developing programs in: advanced manufacturing, CADD, electronics, mechatronics, and quality management. Familiarity with state/national certifications.
APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED ON-LINE AT: https://www.spcollege.edu/hrapp/application/jobs.php