Job Vacancy Announcement
Associate Vice President, Partnerships and Economic
Office of the Associate Vice President for Workforce Programs,
Innovation, and Partnerships
Full Time or Part Time
Hiring Salary Range
Salary commensurate with education and experience
Fixed Term/Tenure Track (Faculty Only)
Regular or Temporary
Job Description Summary
The Associate Vice President ( AVP ) for Partnerships and Economic
Development ( PED ) reports directly to the Executive Vice
President ( EVP ) and Provost of Teaching, Learning, and Student
Success ( TLSS ). The AVP represents the EVP and Provost in
providing PED leadership, including the oversight of strategic
institutional planning and goal-setting related to PED ,
as well as the development, supervision and management these
offerings. As directed by the EVP and Provost, and with other
College counterparts, the AVP interacts, engages, and collaborates
with business and community partners, to position PGCC as the
primary provider of education and training in the College’s service
area (i.e., in Prince George’s County and the DC-Maryland-Virginia
region). The AVP will serve as the EVP and Provost’s primary
liaison for community partnerships, and a core member of the TLSS
- Earned Doctorate required.
- Minimum of four years’ progressive management experience that
includes at least three years in the position of Dean-or
position(s) with similar scopes of responsibility and
- Minimum three years’ economic development experience.
- Must have supervised personnel and administered programs
directly related to professional area for at least four years.
CRITERIA : The following criteria, which are not the sole criteria
used in the final hiring decision, will be used to review the
applications of those persons who meet the stated minimum
qualifications and to select those qualified applicants who will be
interviewed. Other information and observations made during the
interview process may be considered in the selection process.
Resume/CV and cover letter are required with the application.
Please ensure that your documents address the criteria listed below
for this position.
- Provide leadership for the institution’s PED programs and
course offerings, including, but not limited to, skills building
and retraining programs; licensure and certification programs;
counseling, academic and vocational support services, and job
placement; adult basic education and English as a second language;
adult and continuing education courses and workshops for career,
intellectual, cultural, recreational, personal and community
development. Furthermore, this position will oversee the Perkins
- Provide guidance and continuity throughout TLSS in terms of its
PED operations and initiatives; develop, implement and assess
goals, policies and procedures to ensure alignment with the
College’s strategic and operational plans; supervise and manage
direct reports; provide stewardship and oversight for the annual
budget of the PED programming.
- Have direct oversight for Client Solutions, the InnoHub,
College and Career Transitions, The Financial Empowerment Center,
the Sustainable Energy Workforce Program, ABE / GED, SAGE and
Transitional ESL .
- At the direction of the EVP and Provost, interact, engage and
partner with business and community partners, to position PGCC as
the primary provider of education and training in the College’s
- Advise the EVP and Provost and the TLSS leadership team on
state, regional, and county workforce needs and advise on the
College’s strategic direction for teaching and learning in
connection to regional and state workforce needs.
- Build relationships across the County and the DMV region on
behalf of the EVP and Provost with business and industry to support
contract training, partnerships, apprenticeships, and professional
credentialing and licensing programs and with public and community
education, health, and social service agencies to develop
strategies and programs to serve youth, adults, seniors, and a
variety of special populations.
- In partnership with the Office of Institutional Advancement,
develop strategies to obtain public and private grants, corporate
gifts, and contract training arrangements to support the mission of
PGCC . Oversee the management of grants, particularly the Perkins
grant, including ensuring that the development, maintenance, and
timely reporting of records and/or reporting for funding
- Work with key administrative offices on the development of a
area-wide coordinated marketing strategy for PED programming to
ensure the effectiveness of outreach and recruitment
- Regularly collaborate with the AVP for TLSS and more broadly
with senior leadership of TLSS to identify opportunities to
collaborate across the broad spectrum of educational programming to
meet the needs of the community.
- Collaborate with the Deans and Department Chairs of credit
programs to develop robust pathways between credit and noncredit
programs and stackable credentials. Partner with academic
leadership when appropriate to advise on development of credit
- Analyze current and trend data to make data-informed decisions;
identify opportunities, threats or other issues; and develop
recommendations for action in support of the PED strategic and
- Lead the development of bridges into the division’s programs
from high schools, dual enrollment, early/middle college, and adult
basic education, and from the division’s offerings into credit
- Lead meetings as needed with the transfer and PED programs
teams to discuss and solve new or ongoing operational issues.
- Under the guidance of the EVP and Provost, work with Assistant
Vice President for Curriculum, Programs and Regulation to develop
policies for program evaluation and quality assurance.
- Maintain current knowledge of trends and innovations in
community colleges generally, and in the programs of study within
the division; communicate and share this knowledge regularly with
staff and faculty.
- Assume accountability for ensuring that every student within
the divisional programs has a clear roadmap to completion, further
education and job advancement, aligned to their pathway and
- Serve on the statewide affinity group for workforce
development, MCCACET, and any other statewide groups relevant to
- Perform other related duties as assigned by the EVP and
Is Background Check Required?
- Must be available to work Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30
p.m. Work schedule subject to change based on the needs of the
- Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written
- As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present
acceptable documentation showing your identity and that you are a
U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
Is the incumbent responsible for working with minor children or
directly engaging with minor children on campus?
Posting Detail Information
Open Until Filled
Background Check Statement
Prince George’s Community College is committed to providing a safe
campus community. PGCC conducts background investigations for
applicants being considered for employment. Background
investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record
check, education verification, and when appropriate, a financial
(credit) report or driving history check.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Prince George’s Community College values the safety of its
students, faculty, and staff. As part of that commitment, the
College has announced effective October 21, 2021, all students,
faculty, and staff must be vaccinated against COVID -19 or tested
for the virus weekly. As a prospective or new employee, you will be
required to comply with this mandate and all the necessary safety
protocols, including wearing a mask. Please direct your questions
related to the vaccination, testing, mask mandates, and
requirements for exemptions to VMPO@pgcc.edu .
; you will receive an email acknowledging
receipt of your application, upon which time no further
communication occurs unless selected for an interview or the
position is filled. If recommended for hire, communication is
immediately sent to your references listed on your application.
Also, you will receive an email notification from HireRight
requesting you to submit authorization to complete a background
Applications that are submitted by November 12, 2021
receive first consideration. This position is open until
Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Which of the following best describes your level of completed
education? (Education details must be included in your
- Master's Degree or above from an accredited
- Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college/university
- Associate's Degree from an accredited college/university
- One to two years of college credit (30 credit hours is
equivalent to one year)
- Less than 30 credits from an accredited college/university
- High School Diploma or GED
- None of the above
- * Do you have a minimum of four years’ progressive management
experience that includes at least three years in the position of
Dean-or position(s) with similar scopes of responsibility and
- * Briefly describe your experience referenced in the previous
question. Do not enter 'See Resume'
(Open Ended Question)
- * Do you have a minimum three years’ economic development
- * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
- HigherEd Jobs
- Hispanic Outlook
- Personal Referral
- PGCC Website
- Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook)
- The Chronicle of Higher Ed
- The Washington Post
- Other: Please indicate below
- How did you hear about this employment opportunity? If you
selected 'Other' please indicate source:
(Open Ended Question)
- Cover Letter
- Letter of Recommendation 1
- Letter of Recommendation 2
- Letter of Recommendation 3
- Curriculum Vitae