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Director of Advanced Manufacturing Technology

Connecticut State Colleges and Universities
Connecticut, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jun 27, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Other Professional Fields, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Curriculum & Instructional Development, Distance Education Programs, Other Academic Affairs, Executive, Executive Directors
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Full Time
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Posted: June 24, 2022
Level: Community College Professional 19, 12-month, tenure track position.
Hours: Full-time, 35 hours per week
Closing Date: Applications must be submitted by 5:00 pm (EST) on Monday, July 25, 2022.


Housatonic Community College

Housatonic Community College
900 Lafayette Blvd, Bridgeport, CT 06604
**This position is not remote**

For more information, please click on the college to be directed to their website.

CT State Community College Mission:

Connecticut State Community College (CT State) provides access to academically rigorous and innovative education and training focused on student success. The College supports excellence in teaching and learning, makes data-informed decisions, promotes equity, advances positive change for the students, communities, and industries it serves, and awards associates degrees and certificates.

CT State Community College Vision:

CT State will be recognized for exceptional student success, educational leadership, and transformative collaboration with business and industry, government, educational, and key stakeholders while advancing diverse opportunities for Connecticut’s citizens and communities.

CT State Community College Equity Statement:

The CSCU system commits to bold and disruptive change by actively identifying, naming, and dismantling structural racism, systemic poverty, and other barriers; establishing equitable and anti-racist policies and practices; and empowering students, faculty, staff, and administrators to advance racial, social, and economic justice. Our core collective responsibility is to continuously assess practices and policies and transform the world we live in by eliminating inequities.

Anticipated Start Date:

August 2022

Position Summary:

The Director of Advanced Manufacturing Technology performs a full range of responsibilities at a Connecticut State Community College campus. The Advanced Manufacturing Program Director is responsible for program needs assessment, development, marketing, program accreditation, and administrative oversight of classroom and skills instruction.

Incumbents must possess a proven ability to effectively work with a culturally, linguistically, and ethnically diverse faculty, staff, and student. They are expected to have excellent oral and written communication skills along with strong Information technology literacy skills such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams, etc.)

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree with two (2) or more years of Manufacturing Technology Industry or educational experience and two (2) or more years of management experience OR;

Bachelor’s degree with five (5) or more years of Manufacturing Technology Industry or educational experience and two (2) or more years of management experience OR;

Associate’s degree with five (5) or more years of Manufacturing Technology Industry or educational experience and five (5) or more years of management experience OR;

Ten (10) or more years of Military or Industry Experience in a relatable field with five (5) or more years of management experience; or a combination of education, training, and experience which would lead to the competencies required for successful performance of the position’s essential duties:

Successful Candidate must have or must possess:
  • Experience in academic curriculum and course design, (credit and/or non-credit)
  • Experience utilizing assessment and evaluation techniques in academic program effectiveness
  • Knowledge of industry accreditation procedures and strategies
  • Experience managing operating budgets and plans
  • Experience in program evaluation and assessment
Substitutions Allowed:

Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position and by providing appropriate references. Exceptions to the degree requirements may be made for compelling reasons.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience working with Grants
  • Experience working with Workforce Development boards
  • Experience with Connecticut Trade Associations/Industry Partnerships
  • Experience collaborating with Community-Based Organizations
Example of Job Duties:

Under the direction of the Campus Chief Executive Officer (CEO) or their designee, The Advanced Manufacturing Program Director is accountable for the development and delivery of degree and certificate programs, which could also include non-credit, meeting the instructional goals of the College through the effective performance in these essential functional areas:
  • Program development and industry accreditation
  • Advanced Manufacturing instructors, faculty, and staff; professional development;
  • Instructional quality;
  • Administration and resource management;
  • Budget and fiscal management;
  • Program evaluation and assessment
In addition to the accountabilities listed above, the incumbent is required to carry out the essential duties of: Attendance and participation at convocation and commencement ceremonies; Service on assigned committees and task forces; Attendance and participation at committee, staff, informational and professional meetings. These may involve attendance at evening or weekend events.

This posting includes qualifications, experience and skills but is not limited to the full specifications stated in the job description.

Starting Salary:

Anticipated Salary; $77,003 approximate annual plus excellent State of CT medical insurance, retirement, and related fringe benefits.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package to help you stay well, protect yourself and your family, and plan for a secure future. Benefits include generous leave policies; several retirement plans ; and many choices for comprehensive health insurance . You also have access to many additional benefits to save for retirement, protect your family & more with supplemental benefits. Tuition reimbursement may apply if applicable.

Application Instructions:

To apply you must submit a cover letter and resume.

Incomplete applications or those submitted after the closing date will not be considered and links to other sources to view resumes are not acceptable.

Selection Procedure:

Following the closing date, application materials will be evaluated by a selection committee. Candidates selected for further consideration will be limited to those applicants who are best qualified based on the minimum and preferred qualifications and who have submitted all the required documents by the closing date and time listed on the job announcement. Candidates who have been selected and approved to Interview will be contacted, and finalists will be recommended for further consideration by the Hiring Manager for final selection and recommendation for employment. The selection process may also include practical exercises (i.e., teaching demonstration and/or other written, technical, manipulative, or simulation exercises) to evaluate candidates' qualifications.

Background Screening:

All employment, if offered, is contingent upon proof of citizenship or employability under the requirement of the Immigration and Control Act (IRCA) and the successful passing of a background check. CSCU is committed to providing a safe campus community. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check and, when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Continuing Notice of Nondiscrimination

CSCC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or criminal record. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Nicholas D'Agostino Manager of Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion


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