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Associate Director of Advanced Manufacturing Technology

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Posted: December 2, 2022
Level: Community College Professional 18, 12-month, tenure track position.
Hours: Full-time, 35 hours per week
Closing Date: The committee will begin review of applications immediately. Applications must be submitted by 5:00pm (EST) on Tuesday, January 3, 2023.


Asnuntuck Community College
170 Elm Street, Enfield, CT 06082
**This position is not remote**

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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:

Spring 2023

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Director of the Advanced Manufacturing Technology (AMT) Program, is accountable for the day-to-day operations of the department and provides leadership, general direction and support to the staff. The Associate Director is also responsible for managing the development and growth of the Advanced Manufacturing Technology Program. The Associate Director is accountable for the services needed to operate the AMT program(s) (advanced manufacturing machine technology, welding and fabrication technology, precision manufacturing, robotics and mechatronics technician, and/or mechatronics technician).

Incumbents must possess 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:
  • Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of three (3) years of manufacturing technology industry or educational experience and one (1) to three (3) years of supervisory experience OR ;
  • Associate degree and a minimum of three (3) years of manufacturing technology industry or educational experience and one (1) to three (3) years of supervisory experience OR ;
  • Five (5) years of Military or Industry Experience in a relatable field with one (1) to three (3) years of supervisory experience.
Successful Candidate must have or must possess:
  • Program management and supervision;
  • Program development and delivery of Advanced Manufacturing Technology services;
  • Development and management of workforce development programs;
  • Review and evaluation of program quality;
  • Relationship management and community and business relations;
  • Credit and non-credit contract training implementation.
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.

Example of Job Duties:

Under the direction of the Director of the Advanced Manufacturing Technology (AMT) Program, the Associate Director of Advanced Manufacturing is responsible for effective performance in these essential duties:
  • Developing education programs responsive to the needs in the outside and inside of the college’s service area, to business and industry and the community at large.
  • Assist in building the semester schedule of classes for each program, both credit and non-credit.
  • Recruiting and contracting with adjunct program faculty, instructors, trainers and tutors for the needs of each semester.
  • Overseeing and directing program staff in program delivery.
  • Along with the AMT Director, design specific duties and responsibilities for course developers.
  • Coordinating with the AMT Director, to design and develop educational program assessment instruments.
  • Collecting and analyzing data on learning results in comparison to program goals and expectations and to business and industry needs and expectations as well as achievement of final competency standards.
  • Coordinate with the AMT Director to review and evaluate the program and instructor effectiveness.
  • Provide advice and recommendations to the AMT Director on performance evaluations of instructors and staff.
  • Under the direction of the AMT Director, initiate needed corrective action.
  • Coach/mentor AMT Instructors, Student Support Coordinators, and/or staff.
  • Collaborate and assist with student interactions and interventions as needed.
The Associate Director of Advanced Manufacturing Technology is required to carry out and cultivate the relationships and interactions with local manufacturers, regional workforce boards and affiliate trade associations. May require travel to off-campus locations and may work some evenings and/or weekends, within contractual limitations.

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; $71,008 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 Director of Equal Employment Opportunity


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