Senior Director of Extended Education
: Staff - Full-Time
UVU is seeking a Senior Director of Extended Education that will
lead key strategic program and extended campus responsibility
throughout the service district in a results-oriented environment.
The Senior Director will drive workforce development programs,
career & technical education (CTE), articulations, the
development of grants, and other revenue generating efforts. The
Senior Director will work with Directors to evaluate data and
program outcomes related to educational pathways for students
across all disciplines. The Sr. Director will be a key liaison
across functional, partnering on programs and collaborating with
internal/external stakeholders, engaging employers, industry, and
educators in support of increasing student pathways to and through
higher education; and coordinating with other departments to
advance internships and apprenticeships. This leader will
determine, articulate and execute/operationalize strategies and
tactics to achieve student success, K-16 partnerships, regional
growth, and grow UVU's prominence in the region. The ideal
candidate will also able be able to work collaboratively and update
leaders on emerging trends, operationalize best practices in
Extended Education, and serve underrepresented populations. This
experienced leader will provide guidance and training to assigned
team members building a high performing team and measuring work
performance. UVU offers an excellent benefits package which
includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable
medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance,
tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents
and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.
Graduation from an accredited institution with a master’s degree in
a directly related field, plus four years of experience related to
the Summary of Duties of the position or Bachelor’s degree in a
directly related field, plus six years related to the Summary of
Duties of the position or any combination of higher education
and/or experience totaling ten years.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
* Knowledge of student learning and adult learning principles,
e-learning strategies, assessment design, training experience
focused on improving the skills of the region’s workforce, and
effective integration of appropriate technologies to engage
* Knowledge of and commitment to UVU’s dual mission including both
a community college and university approach to increasing
educational access and attainment via multiple alternative delivery
opportunities, academic programming, and methods of delivery
including; weekend, evening, online, and future technologies.
* Knowledge of and ability to ensure responsible allocation of
human and fiscal resources.
* Building high performing teams, results-oriented culture centered
on student success, care, accountability, and reaching collective
and individual key measurable outcomes.
* Skilled manager able to identify opportunities and design
strategy enabling the team to consistently achieve program and
revenue goals while creating pathways for student and learner
* Forging new partnerships across the region that will enable
growth and expansion of existing programs; and successfully
identifying revenue-generating opportunities.
* Experience with, knowledge of, and passion for career and
technical education, internships, and apprenticeships.
* Identifying connections and dependencies among the program
components, integrating work streams and flows, to ensure seamless
program launch, execution, and alignment with divisional
* Employ effective verbal and written communication, exceptional
interpersonal skills, poise, tone, and professionalism in all
interactions across the university and partners.
* Effectively represent a complex institution in a variety of
public settings with confidence and integrity, and work effectively
and efficiently modeling conflict resolution skills.
* Ability to develop and implement a strategic vision; collaborate
across departments, schools, and colleges to champion access and
success for all students.
* Demonstrated experience successfully leading and managing an
academic and revenue-generating portfolio of programs, including
* Demonstrated experience in effective interpersonal and
intrapersonal communication, problem-solving, and decision-making
skills to model a positive disposition, transparency, and adjusting
* Demonstrated ability to work with faculty, academic leadership,
student affairs leaders, and other educational pillars to move
strategy forward and track results in support of divisional
* Demonstrated ability to consistently engage with a variety of
internal and external stakeholders to increase educational pathways
for students, workforce development, and revenue goals.
* Ability to demonstrate authentic relationship care-taking and
group facilitation techniques to ensure continued engagement by
stakeholders through in-person visits, presentations, and
* Ability to provide for an environment supportive of affirmative
action and the achievement of the university’s affirmative action
goals and policies.
* Ability to develop deep connections with the community to advance
the university mission with a focus on student access and
- Building Partnerships & Alliances
- Program/Project Management
- Team Builder
- Performance Management
- Practitioner of DE&I
- Multi-site Operations & Start-ups
- Workforce Development Strategies
- Revenue Generation
- Data Management
- Program Assessment
- Adult Learner Theories
Work is performed in a normal office environment.
This position is located at our UVU Lehi Campus:
2912 Executive Parkway,
Lehi, UT 84053
UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous
leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental
insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver
(undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and
substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.
$69,359 - $86,699 DOE
Review Start Date:
Open Until Filled:
Special Instructions to Applicant:
This position is located
at UVU Lehi Campus.
2912 Executive Parkway
Lehi, UT 84043
To apply, visit: https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/23914
Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicant’s
qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to
race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability,
veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related
conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by
applicable federal, state, or local law.