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Program Manager Workforce Programs

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Position Title

Program Manager Workforce Programs

Department

Workforce Partnerships

Position Category

Temporary/Part-time

About CCRI

The Community College of Rhode Island is the state’s only public comprehensive associate degree-granting institution. We provide affordable open access to higher education at locations throughout the state. Our primary mission is to offer recent high school graduates and returning adults the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for intellectual, professional and personal growth through an array of academic, career and lifelong learning programs.

At CCRI, we are committed to building an inclusive and diverse campus community. We strive to hire and retain culturally competent faculty and staff members who reflect the demographics of our state and our increasingly diverse student population.

We believe that our diversity is our strength. We celebrate, support and thrive on the diverse experiences, backgrounds, and perspectives that are represented across our four campuses.

We are OneCCRI, working together to prepare learners to achieve their highest potential.

To learn about what employees value at CCRI and what it means to work here, please read about our Guiding Principles and watch videos of our employees doing what they do best: https://www.ccri.edu/equity/culture/guidingprinciples.html

Job Summary

Coordinate and manage all aspects of assigned Division of Workforce Partnerships initiatives workforce programs including grants, contracts and projects.

Assist in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of assigned initiatives, ensuring projects meet the needs of partners and key stakeholders such as local employers, government, non-profit agencies, and economic development organizations

Collaborate with partners including CCRI faculty and staff and external stakeholders to support assigned programs, further objectives, and increase training opportunities offered through Division of Workforce Partnerships initiatives.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Work with the Directors and Coordinators to coordinate scheduling, staffing and logistics of workforce trainings.
  • Assist the Director and Coordinators in hiring, supervising and evaluating classroom instructors.
  • Coordinate support services for workforce development students.
  • Coordinate the ordering of books and other materials for classes; arranging for their delivery.
  • Coordinate the setting up of registration and registering students for classes, including preparing paperwork and certificates of completion when applicable.
  • Maintain appropriate records and provide summary report of activities as needed or requested.
  • Function as an active liaison between business, industry, community partners and academic departments.
  • Promote offerings and direct the development of assigned workforce initiatives with employer, industry, and community partners.
  • Undertake strategic projects and initiatives (research, reporting, software testing, etc.) and other related duties as assigned.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to the philosophy and mission of comprehensive community college.
  • Work collaboratively with others in a diverse and inclusive environment.
Minimum Requirements
  • Associate Degree with 3 years of experience, or Bachelor Degree
  • Demonstrated program or project management experience.
  • Demonstrated exceptional interpersonal, organizational and communication skills.
  • Strong command of MS Outlook tools, especially OneDrive, MS Excel, Outlook and Word.
  • Experience with MS Teams or other collaborative software tools is a plus.
Competencies
  • Must be poised, professional and energetic with a positive and confident demeanor.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, diverse environment is desired.
  • Experience working with representatives from business and industry in identifying and delivering industry workforce training needs is desired.
Reports To

Director of Industry Partnerships

Campus Location

All Campuses

Full-time/Part-time

Part-Time

Shift, Days, and Additional Work Schedule Information

Days and Shift will vary depending on departmental needs.

Work Schedule

Limited Period Appointment

Benefits

Salary/Hourly Rate

Additional Salary Information

Licenses, Tools and Equipment

Environmental Conditions

Desired Start Date

Position End Date (if temporary or grant)

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies

1

Application Open Date

01/11/2024

Application Close Date (includes the grace period)

Open Until Filled

No

Special Instructions to Applicants

Some roles will require finalists to provide official college transcripts.

CCRI is committed to ensuring the full participation of all applicants throughout the recruitment process. If you should require an accommodation during the application process, please notify the Department of Institutional Equity and Human Resources prior to the closing of the posting by calling (401) 825-2311 or emailing humanresources@ccri.edu.

EEO Statement

All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

CCRI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. CCRI prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, religion, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, marital, citizenship status and veteran status in all employment matters. CCRI espouses that all employees and applicants have a right to equal opportunity in all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment.

Sexual harassment is a form of gender-based discrimination prohibited by Title IX.

The Jeanne Clery Act requires institutions of higher education to disclose campus policy statements and crime statistics. Reports can be made available upon request.

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents

Company

CCRI

The Community College of Rhode Island is the state’s only public comprehensive associate degree-granting institution. We provide affordable open access to higher education at locations throughout the state. Our primary mission is to offer recent high school graduates and returning adults the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for intellectual, professional and personal growth through an array of academic, career and lifelong learning programs. We meet the wide-ranging educational needs of our diverse student population, building on our rich tradition of excellence in teaching and our dedication to all students with the ability and motivation to succeed. We set high academic standards necessary for transfer and career success, champion diversity, respond to community needs, and contribute to our state’s economic development and the region’s workforce.

CCRI offers the lowest tuition of any college in the state, and we’re dedicated to providing open access to Rhode Islanders who want the knowledge, skills, and training necessary to enter high-quality careers or transfer to four-year institutions.

From its modest beginning with 325 students in 1964, CCRI has grown to include four full-service campuses and two satellite campuses, serving approximately 18,000 students. Campuses are located throughout the state in Lincoln, Providence, Warwick and Newport.

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