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Director, Corporate College & Workforce  Grants

Employer
Lone Star College
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Jul 22, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Adult & Continuing Education Programs, Business & Administrative Affairs, Other Business & Administrative Affairs, Financial Affairs, Community Relations & Institutional Outreach, Executive, Executive Directors
Employment Type
Full Time
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Commitment to Mission

This job carries with it the obligation to uphold the Mission of Lone Star College (LSC) in carrying out the duties of the position. A commitment to positive interpersonal behaviors, professional communication, diversity, integrity, leadership, stewardship, respect and accountability to LSC students and employees is essential.

Cultural Beliefs

  • One LSC
  • Student Focused
  • Own It
  • Advance Equity
  • Cultivate Community
  • Choose Learning


The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For” is designed to recognize colleges that have been successful in creating great workplaces and to further research and understanding of the factors, dynamics and influences that have the most impact on organizational culture at higher education institutions.

Lone Star College was recognized in five areas: Confidence in Senior Leadership; Diversity; Facilities, Workspace & Security; Job Satisfaction; and Work/Life Balance .

Campus Marketing Statement

Lone Star College-System Office, University Park

Lone Star College offers high-quality, affordable academic transfer and career training education to 99,000 students each semester. LSC is training tomorrow’s workforce today and redefining the community college experience to support student success. Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., serves as chancellor of LSC, the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area with an annual economic impact of nearly $3 billion.

LSC, which consists of seven colleges, ten centers, two university centers, Lone Star Corporate College and LSC-Online, is continuously named Great Colleges to Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education. To learn more, visit LoneStar.edu.

Lone Star College-System Office employees are based at one of two System Office locations; The Woodlands and University Park. Both are the site for multiple administrative departments and system-wide training programs.

Location address is 20515 SH 249 (SH 249 and Louetta Road) Houston, Texas 77070-2607.

Job Description



PURPOSE AND SCOPE:

The Director, Corporate College Operations and Grants h olds direct management authority and accountability to execute policies and operational initiatives for a department, group of departments, or functional area. Provides system wide operational leadership for Lone Star Corporate College under a profit center model through the sales and implementation of client training as well as development and implementation of TWC Skills Development Fund (SDF) training grants. The position is principal director and budgetary officer for Corporate College and Corporate Colleges Skills Development Grant funds. In collaboration with the AVC of Workforce Development, develops policies and procedures, and programs to be carried out for Corporate College. Typically makes strategic process level and interpretive decisions.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Works with Associate Vice Chancellor of Workforce Development to develop policies and guiding principles for implementation of all Corporate College programs; Responsible for budget planning and resource allocation for Corporate College and Skills Development Grant fund
  • Directs and manages Lone Star College System's Corporate College, including managing multiple employees at various levels, including administrative, professional and support staff positions
  • Responsible for overseeing decisions made by hiring managers who hire trainers and vendors for Corporate College and ensures instructors/trainers/presenters are highly qualified and knowledgeable; Responsible for oversight of any training provided by other colleges under fiscal responsibilities of grants
  • Works with AVC to develop policies and guiding principles for implementation of all programs through Corporate College; Responsible for budget planning and resource allocation for Corporate College and a variety of Grant funds
  • Responsible for program and course accountability; Oversees all areas of training for Corporate College clients, maintaining a state curriculum and instructional policy for state reporting and requirements
  • Researches and evaluates trends in local business to develop new programs and maintain existing programs; Analyzes and responds to emerging trends in training and hiring needs of local businesses
  • Reviews and analyzes reports, records, and directives, and confers with corporate college counterparts to obtain sales data required for meeting revenue goals; Assigns, or delegates responsibility for specific work
  • Develops system wide relationships with system wide Instructional VPs, Deans and Directors
  • Directs management of CRM system, also known as Salesforce for internal client maintenance
  • Responsible for budget management and reporting to include fiscal oversight of budget using a profit-center approach; seeking, acquiring, and implementing grants; Seeks new funding services
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with other community college customized training departments
  • Responsible for benchmarking and developing appropriate metrics for reporting sales for Corporate College and SDF grants
  • Reviews and analyzes reports, records, and directives, to obtain sales data required for meeting revenue goal
  • Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as assigned


  • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

    • Skill to manage or administer grant funds
    • Skill to be held accountable for inventory
    • Skill to make recomme ndations that impact the budget
    • Skill to manage the budget within an assigned unit
    • Proficiency with common office software (i.e. Microsoft Office suite)
    • Ability to perform professional-level work dealing with data, people, and technology that relates to administrative, technical, scientific, engineering, accounti ng, legal, or managerial skills
    • Ability to supervise large group of staff members


    PHYSICAL ABILITIES :

    The work is sedentary. Typically, the employee sits comfortably to do the work. However, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying of light items, such as papers, books, or small parts; or driving an automobile. No special physical demands are required to perform the work.

    WORK SCHEDULE AND CONDITIONS:

    • Equipment used includes, PC workstation running on a LAN in a Microsoft Windows environment, calculator, phone and other general office equipment
    • Interface with internal and external contacts as needed to carry out the functions of the position
    • Work is performed in a climate-controlled office with minimal exposure to safety hazards


    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Bachelor's degree and a t least 7 years of related work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Experience must inlcude at least 3 years in a manager- or director-level position
    • Experience managing professional employees a nd instructors
    • Involvement with community a nd civic agencies/organizations


    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Master's degree
    • Business and Industry training or organizational development experience


    Salary

    Hiring salary range is $92,410 - $106,271

    Lone Star College provides a hiring salary range for all posted full-time non-faculty positions. Where your salary offer would fall in that range is determined by your related experience and education. Should you receive an offer of employment from Lone Star College, the resume submitted in the application process will be utilized to calculate your salary offer. The information outlined below will provide the Office of Human Resources everything needed to determine an accurate starting salary.

    Your resume should provide a complete picture of your work experience. The resume should include the following information for each position listed:

    1. Length of time (specific months and years) of employment
    2. If the position was full time or part time
    3. If the position was paid or unpaid
    4. Unofficial transcript for highest earned degree


    Additionally, any certifications listed as required or preferred in the Lone Star College job description should be included in the resume submitted.

    Benefits Marketing Statement

    By joining our top-notch institution, you will enjoy being a part of an organization that offers a supportive, collegial work environment and excellent work/life balance. This includes a full comprehensive and competitive benefits package, a generous number of paid holidays and vacation days, wellness programs, tuition waiver, professional development opportunities and more.

    Special Instructions

    Go to the Job Search page, click on ‘My Activities’ at the top of the page. Under My Cover Letters and Attachments you will click on ‘Add Attachment.’ Please be sure to put the Job ID# in the title once you name your file for cover letters only, unless you attached your cover letter with your resume.

    If you are applying for an Instructional position (i.e. Faculty, Adjunct Faculty, Instructor), please ensure you include the following to be considered: Resume/CV, Cover Letter, Teaching Philosophy, and unofficial transcripts.

    You must limit your file name for any attachment to 40 characters or less.

    How to Apply

    ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE ONLY

    We will not accept application material received via fax, email, mail, or hand delivered.

    Postings for part-time and adjunct positions are active for the academic year. By selecting the option to receive notifications on your profile, you will begin receiving electronic communication regarding new opportunities with Lone Star College (LSC).

    If selected for an interview, a recruiter will contact you by phone, or email to schedule an interview.

    Lone Star College participates in the E-Verify program, under which Lone Star College provides the federal government with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm that the employee is authorized to work in the United States.

    More information on the E-Verify program is available at www.dhs.gov/E-Verify .

    Lone Star College is an EEO Employer. All positions are subject to a criminal background check.

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