Director of Educational Engagement & Innovation
Director of Educational Engagement & Innovation
Montgomery County Community College invites applications for the Director of Educational Engagement & Innovation position. Under the direction of the Vice President of the Pottstown Campus and Educational Partnerships, the Director of Educational Engagement and Innovation (the “Director) will be responsible for the management of all educational engagement programming for children from birth through high school. This role will work collaboratively with internal stakeholders, including Student Services, Academic Affairs, Cultural Affairs, Finance, Administration, Information Technology, MARCOM, and the Foundation, as well as external stakeholders, including school districts and educational and community partners. The primary responsibility of the Director is the supervision of all daily operations and implementation of the strategic direction of the Challenger Learning Center at Montco Pottstown, including marketing, staffing, fundraising, finances, and program delivery. In collaboration with relevant internal stakeholders, this role also serves as a liaison for all existing educational engagement programming for children and youth college wide, as well as the development and promotion of new strategic innovative educational engagement programming for children and youth at the College.
*This position requires the candidate to obtain the PA Child Abuse, PA State Police, and FBI Fingerprinting clearances prior to their start date.
*Following Governor Wolf's announcement on March 30, the selected candidate will work remotely until further notice. As the College re-opens the campuses, the selected candidate will transition to on-campus work. This position has college-wide responsibilities that require travel between campuses and to offsite locations. The primary office location is Pottstown Campus.
- Bachelor’s degree required. Masters or higher preferred.
- Minimum 5-7 years of operational, organizational, and management experience.
Specialized Knowledge & Skills
- Demonstrated ability in
- Planning, organization, task completion, and decision-making
- Managing multiple projects.
- Working in a fast-paced environment while maintaining quality of work.
- Working independently, as well as in a team environment.
- Experience with
- Developing and overseeing budgets.
- Marketing education programs to schools, families, and communities.
- Fundraising, especially proposal development/grant writing.
- Developing programs and curriculum.
- Supervising and evaluating employees/volunteers.
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills, including
- Delivering presentations to diverse groups.
- Working well with organizations, staff, students, and volunteers.
- Knowledge of state K-12 and higher education standards.
Montgomery County Community College offers a comprehensive curriculum of more than 100 degree and certificate programs, a Virtual Campus, a Culinary Arts Institute, a Municipal Police Academy, and specialized workforce development programs, all of which leverage the College’s nationally ranked use of innovative technology. An Achieving the Dream (AtD) Leader College of Distinction, the institution is positioned at the vanguard of national efforts to increase completion, improve learning outcomes, and remove barriers to access for more than 19,000 students annually. The College is also recognized regionally and nationally for its sustainability leadership, work with military veterans, and community service and service learning opportunities. Montgomery County Community College has been named as one of the top 60 employers for 2019 in Pennsylvania by Forbes and as one of the Most Promising Places to Work in Community Colleges in the nation for four consecutive years by the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) for its commitment to diversity through inclusive learning and work environments, student and staff recruitment and retention practices, and meaningful community service and engagement opportunities. Visit mc3.edu or join us on Twitter @mccc.
Apply online: For the complete job description and to apply for this position, please visit https://www.mc3.edu/employment-opportunities Closing date for applications is 2/28/2021.
About Montgomery County Community College
For more than 55 years, Montgomery County Community College has grown with the community to meet the evolving educational needs of Montgomery County. The College’s comprehensive curriculum includes more than 100 associate degree and certificate programs, as well as customized workforce training and certifications. Students enjoy the flexibility of learning at the College’s thriving campuses in Blue Bell and Pottstown, at the Culinary Arts Institute in Lansdale, and online through a robust Virtual Campus.
As an Achieving the Dream Leader College of Distinction, the institution is positioned at the vanguard of national efforts to remove barriers to access, improve learning outcomes, and increase completion for all students. The College also is recognized regionally and nationally for its sustainability leadership, work with military veterans, community service and service learning opportunities, and use of classroom technology. For the fourth consecutive year, MCCC has been named one of the Most Promising Places to Work in Community Colleges in the nation by the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development for its commitment to diversity through inclusive learning and work environments, student and staff recruitment and retention practices, and meaningful community service and engagement opportunities. For more information, visit https://www.mc3.edu.
Montgomery County Community College (MCCC) has a strong institutional commitment to diversity and is dedicated to excellence through diversity in education and employment. MCCC, an EEO Employer, provides equal employment and educational opportunities to all who are qualified. In keeping with the College’s diversity initiative, MCCC seeks and welcomes applications from diverse candidates, those who have had multicultural experience, and those who can demonstrate a commitment to diversity.