Program Manager, Community Education/Senior Program (INTERNAL CANDIDATES ONLY)

Lee College
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Sep 11, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Program Manager, Community Education/Senior Program (INTERNAL CANDIDATES ONLY)

Posting Number: 0000989

PS Position#: 00000316

Position Status: Full-Time

Salary: Starting salary range $46,033 - $50,636 is based on the Lee College Administrative/Administrative Support Salary Scale, C42. Initial salary offer is commensurate with education and related work experience.

Department: Community Education

Job Summary/Basic Function:
Please note: This is an internal posting. Only current, full-time and part-time employees of Lee College may apply.

Under the supervision of the Director of Community Education, the person in this position will manage the development and implementation of Community Education's (CE) open enrollment classes, programs, and online classes. Coordinate and present an educational, enriching program of classes, trips, and special events to adults in the greater Baytown and East Harris County area. Recommend hiring and provide oversight of instructional staff; developing, reviewing and selecting curricula; monitoring and scheduling classes; maintaining credentialing documents; securing classroom locations, equipment, and textbooks; student advising; producing enrollment and revenue statistics, sales and marketing of programs and courses.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Program Development & Administration

  • Develop, implement, and monitor new programs based on community and business needs and input.
  • Develop marketing plans and strategies to promote continuing educations courses and programs to increase enrollment and revenue.
  • Research and recommend content for operating agreements, such as grants, MOU's, RFP's, and contracts.
  • Research and evaluate courses for potential hybrid and/or full online training delivery, and when appropriate, collaborate with third (3rd) party vendors to facilitate course delivery and management.
  • Research and recommend Workforce Education Course Manual (WECM) courses that align with Continuing Education Unit courses.
  • Plan and implement instructional programs in compliance with accrediting agency guidelines; in accordance with college policies, procedures, and goals; in response to occupational demand; and when appropriate, in alignment with professional continuing education requirements.
  • Assist with recruiting, screening, hiring, orienting, supervising, and evaluating instructors.
  • Develop and track course/ program budget(s), ensure expenditures comply with the Center's policies and activities conducted within the approved operating budget.
  • Provide continuing quality improvement through assessments of instruction and curriculum, by staying abreast of major trends, and by tracking and evaluating the impact of courses and programs.
  • Plan, execute and escort senior and adult trip offerings, travel one (1) to two (2) weeks at a time, multiple times a year.

Business Development

  • In accordance with Lee College's and the Center's marketing plan, develop, recommend, and implement sales and other strategies to promote courses and programs to increase enrollment and community awareness.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with industry professionals, community leaders, and other relevant stakeholders.
  • Manage and analyze customer relations data to track program status and produce sales management reports.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of department procedures, goals, strategic planning, and marketing initiatives.

Additional duties and responsibilities my include, but are not limited to:

  • Collaborate with Business Operations Manager and staff about program information related to registration.
  • Resolve student and faculty issues.
  • Plan and coordinate special events/workshops.
  • Represent the Center at college and community events.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Excellent college benefits accrue with this full-time position. This is a security sensitive position.

Lee College does not discriminate on the basis of gender, disability, race, color, age, religion, national origin, or veteran status.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Internal candidates only - Must be a current full-time or part-time employees of Lee College
  • Bachelor’s degree and two (2) years of related work experience (e.g., developing and marketing Community Education instructional programs/courses related to professional licensure requirements; managing community education, professional continuing education, staff development or similar instructional programs); OR equivalent combination of education and related work experience in lieu of a Bachelor’s degree
  • Able to effectively engage inside and outside sales methods, to include prospecting, developing and delivering public presentations, and negotiating performance terms and deliverables
  • Strong computer skills, including experience with Microsoft Office Suite and proficiency with Excel
  • Able to efficiently navigate and effectively use the internet for research, marketing and other forms of communication
  • Detail-oriented and able to multitask and meet critical deadlines
  • Manage, organize and communicate information of varying technical complexity
  • Knowledge of college systems, operations, policies and procedures
  • Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills, both written and oral
  • Must retain a valid passport while in this position
  • Able to work individually with limited supervision and collaboratively with diverse populations, groups and teams
  • Verified skills in organizing complex systems and effectively manage multiple, competing priorities while remaining composed and professional
  • Friendly, courteous, service-oriented and enjoy working with a variety of people
  • Act with discretion and maintain confidentiality
  • Must be available to work evenings and weekends as required

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with developing and/or delivering career, personal enrichment, senior adult courses, recreation and fitness, online learning, and computer technology instructional programming in a public or private setting

Campus/Location: Main Campus - Baytown, TX

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Close Date: 9/17/2020

Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please note: This is an internal posting. Only current, full-time and part-time employees of Lee College may apply.

This position requires applicants to attach the following documents: resume, cover letter, and copies of transcripts for all completed college work. (Official transcripts required upon employment.)

In addition, applicants must include a minimum of three (3) professional references on the online application.

Please do not mail, email, fax, or deliver any documents outside of the electronic application process.

To apply, visit

Lee College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, which encourages applications from qualified females, minority groups, veterans, and disabled individuals. It is the policy of Lee College to fully comply with the equal opportunity provisions of all applicable regulations and not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of gender, disability, race, color, age, religion, national origin, or veteran status in areas such as recruitment, selections, training, promotion, demotion, layoffs, terminations, rates of pay, or any other forms of compensation or benefits.