Assistant Vice President for Workforce And Community Development

Tennessee, United States
$85,000.00 - $90,000.00
Nov 20, 2020
Position Type
Executive, Other Executive
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

is accepting applications for the following position: 

Assistant Vice President for Workforce And Community Development

Position number: B99621

Salary: $85,000-$90,000

Motlow State is the fastest growing college in Tennessee.  We are located in the beautiful rolling hills of middle Tennessee and have four campuses that serve students from eleven counties.  We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes an excellent retirement package from the state of Tennessee, 401K plan with match, thirteen paid annual holidays in addition to annual and sick leave days, health and dental insurance, tuition discounts, and state employee discounts. Motlow positions are contingent upon funding availability and budget approval.

Minimum Qualifications: 

• Master’s degree in business, economics, education, public administration, or other related
• Five (5) years of mid to senior level supervisory management and budgeting experience in workforce development programs.
• Background in workforce development and training, needs assessment, grant development, and grants administration.
• Demonstrated tactical experience along with the ability to think and act strategically with demonstrated success in managerial and leadership roles.
• Practical involvement in developing and implementing a variety of credit, apprenticeship, noncredit and short-term credit programs.
• Demonstrated experience in effectively promoting workforce development programs to the community.
• Commitment to collaborating with faculty on creating and implementing credit and noncredit blended course designs.
• Excellent interpersonal skills and a personal commitment to equity.
• Strong communication skills written and oral, and experience presenting information and summary reports internally and to the public.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.)
• Experience working in a collaborative manner with diverse constituencies.

Preferred Qualifications:

Educational Specialist designation or equivalent-level progress toward terminal degree.

General Function:

JOB SUMMARY: The Assistant Vice President (AVP) of Workforce Development leads Workforce Development efforts at Motlow State Community College, including: customized training in business & industry, healthcare, nonprofit and government sectors; workforce development programs; professional/career training programs; apprenticeships; and small business/entrepreneurial development programs. The AVP works with the President, the Executive Vice President, and senior leadership team to determine vision, strategy, short- and long-range goals, operating budgets, capital plans and effective governance policies. The AVP is responsible for marketing, enrollment, budget, data management and analysis, and assisting in the design and development of new programs. The AVP works closely with staff to achieve the goals of the division in accordance with the mission, core values, and purposes of the college.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

(Duties and responsibilities listed are examples of work performed and may be modified as needs of the College may dictate)

Aligns workforce and training programs with academic, industry and public sector needs. 

Plays a key role in developing effective partnerships with businesses and industries in the identification of training needs, including conducting quantitative and qualitative training needs assessments, and development of customized workforce solutions. 

Provides leadership in course and programmatic design, instructional delivery and assessment activities, conducting research and analysis to evaluate viability of new and existing apprenticeship and non-credit programs. 

Advises business and industry partners, agencies, community organizations on grant options to support prospective and incumbent workforce skills improvement. 

Provides overall leadership for the workforce training work of Motlow State. Such duties include supervising, leading and coaching the workforce training team and providing progress reports to Motlow’s President and Cabinet, on which the AVP for Workforce serves. 

Provides management oversight of all apprenticeship and noncredit curriculum planning, program development/implementation, and program review, supervision and leadership to staff. 

Provides leadership in strategic planning for the division, budget development, and the creation and assessment of institutional effectiveness measures in all assigned areas. 

Helps identify and secure appropriate institutional resources to support professional development of workforce development faculty and staff. 

Serves as the institutional liaison to a variety of economic and workforce training agencies, employer partner organizations, and other state, local and university committees as appropriate. 

Responsible for area alignment with college strategic initiatives and facilitates the preparation of short- and long-term plans in support of college mission, vision and goals. 

Oversees the development of marketing strategies and outreach processes leading to enrollment and programmatic recognition and growth. 

Responsible for communicating with the Grants Committees in regards to grant proposals.

Ensures division compliance with applicable federal, state, and local regulations, accrediting commissions, licensing requirements, and with administrative regulations and Board policies as appropriate. 

Performs all other related duties as assigned. 

Human Resources Office, Dept. 200
Motlow State Community College
Telephone (931) 393-1592, TDD (931 393-1621)
Motlow College is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Sections 504/ADA Employer

Motlow State Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ethnicity or national origin, sex, disability, age status as a protected veteran or any other class protected by Federal or State laws and regulations and by Tennessee Board of Regents policies with respect to employment, programs, and activities.