Training Manager, Economic and Workforce Development (COF)

Kern Community College District
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Oct 19, 2021

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Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Human Resources Administration
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Employment Type
Full Time

Training Manager, Economic and Workforce Development (COF)

Kern Community College District

Position Number: 03391

Posting Date: 06/23/2021

Position Closing Date:

Initial Screening Date: 07/07/2021

Open Until Filled: Yes

Position Type: Management


Work Week: 40 hours per week, 12 month position

Minimum Salary: $85,307.16 per year

Maximum Salary: $111,930.39 per year

Kern Community College District provides a rich health and welfare benefits offering to our employees, including Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, and Long-term Disability.

In addition to the above benefits, the District also offers a robust voluntary benefits selection:
• Flex 125
• Additional products and services through American Fidelity
• Supplemental voluntary life insurance
• Tax Shelter Annuities

The District participates in CalPERS retirement system and Social Security benefits for Classified and Management employees. Employees covered under the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS), are vested 100% after five years of full time service credit. All coverages begin on the first day of the month following the hire date.
Benefits Website

College/Site: District Office

Location: DO-KCCD Bakersfield Downtown

Basic Function:
Under the direction of the Executive Director, Economic Development and Corporate Training, the Training Manager will oversee and conduct training,
curriculum development and training program planning activities related to Economic and Workforce Development training programs; and will train and manage training staff.

Example of Duties:
The Training Manager will conduct and manage activities related to workforce skills training for multiple industries within the District's service area. Duties will include:

1. Develop curriculum for short-cycle workforce training which addresses the needs of industry in the District's service area.
2. Consult and collaborate with the area businesses regarding their specific workforce needs and identifying the skill sets required for employment in the priority industries in the District's service area.
3. Deliver training to prepare participants for careers.
4. Guide and direct project staff in the execution of training programs activities. Train, develop and oversee the instructor staff/faculty.
5. Coordinate and schedule instructors and training activities ensuring availability of instructor's, classrooms, lab space, curriculum materials and training equipment.
6. Develop new workforce skills training programs to meet the changing needs of business, industry, and government, within the District service area.
7. Oversee the design, development, and implementation of training programs and initiatives. Provide technical expertise to translate industry needs and skills sets into training curriculum.
8. Participate in the selection/hiring of staff/faculty, subordinate staff; evaluate and recommend disciplinary action as appropriate; train and assign subordinate staff; and provide recommendations concerning performance and/or promotions.
9. Participate in advisory and collaborative partnerships with economic development organizations, Workforce Investment Boards, industry associations, and other
workforce intermediaries.
10. Provide basic technical assistance and faculty in-service opportunities to enhance the District's capacity to provide training.
11. Keep current on developments in the local labor market by participating in industry conferences and workshops and by reading industry publications.
12. Maintain the reporting and accountability necessary to ensure that the Economic and Workforce Development training program is in alignment with work plans from funding sources.
13. Perform other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college/university Or an AA plus five years experience providing training in a corporate or industrial setting.
  • Master’s Degree desirable
  • Five years of training or teaching experience
  • Demonstrated understanding of trends in corporate and industrial training.
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse, academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic, and disabilities
    backgrounds of community college students and employees

Knowledge and Abilities:
Knowledge of:
  • Adult Learning Theory I.
  • Corporate and Industrial Training practices.
  • Advantages of different training modalities.
  • Workforce service providers
  • Employment Training Panel Funding eligibility and regulations

Ability to:
  • Manage instructors
  • Meet schedules and timelines
  • Work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends
  • Establish good working relationships with a variety of individuals and organizations and facilitate inter-organizational cooperation
  • Learn College and District organization and applicable operations, policies, and procedures
  • Utilize internet research, computer word processing, electronic mail, and spreadsheet programs
  • Communicate effectively both orally and

Salary Grade: G

Special Instructions to Applicants:
First Review of Applications:

Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled; but those received by 5:00 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time) on July 7, 2021 are assured consideration. The College reserves the right to extend time limits or reinitiate the recruitment/selection process at any point.

Completed application packet must include:
  • Completed Online Application for Employment form
  • Current resume
  • Letter of interest (Cover Letter)
  • Copy of legible transcripts, if applicable
  • List of six (6) professional references - Listed on application form

Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate in the selection process should contact Human Resources to make the necessary arrangements.
EEO Plan 2018-2021

The District does not provide sponsorship for authorization to work in the United States. Work authorization should be established at the time of application submission.

Note: The District is strongly committed to achieving staff diversity and the principles of equal employment opportunity. The District encourages a diverse pool of applicants and does not discriminate on the basis of national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race or ethnicity, color, medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, or because he/she is perceived to have one or more of the foregoing characteristics, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law, in any of its policies, procedures or practices.
Discrimination Free Work Environment

All applicants must apply online at Emails will not be accepted.

As an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, the Kern Community College District encourages candidates with diverse backgrounds to apply.


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