Hiring Range – Minimum to Midpoint ($3,378 – 4,223/monthly)
Brief Description of Position: The Director of Industry Services is responsible to the Dean of Workforce Development & Continuing Education at Western Piedmont Community College for administering the Customized Training Program and the PACE Apprenticeship program. The Director will also be responsible for the College’s Human Resources Development and related workforce readiness programs.
1. Plan, Organize, Develop, Market, Supervise, and Administer customized training programs for skilled and semi-skilled workers in industrial occupations and manufacturing trades.
2. Establish and maintain open communications and a cooperative working relationship with business and industry, agencies, institutions, and the general public.
3. Work cooperatively with and abide by the Policies and Procedures of Western Piedmont Community College and the North Carolina Community College System.
4. Work closely with the various state and local economic development agencies.
5. Teach Customized Training classes as needed.
6. Develop personal contact with personnel from local industries.
7. Prepare and distribute informative and promotional materials on Customized Training.
8. Work closely with industry clients and WPCC curriculum staff to develop and administer the PACE Apprenticeship program.
9. Market and promote the PACE program with local high schools and other stakeholders.
10. Serve as the primary administrator of Apprenticeship tracking software.
11. Assist industry in assessment of training needs.
12. Assist industry in designing course formats, content, and methods of delivery of training.
13. Recruit, interview, and select instructional personnel.
14. Procure appropriate materials, supplies, equipment, and instructional aids.
15. Secure facilities for conducting training.
16. Conduct evaluation of training provided with participating industry.
17. Prepare and submit quarterly and annual Customized Training Reports.
18. Work closely with the Regional Customized Training Regional Director and set up meetings with industries concerning their respective training needs.
19. Participate in high level, confidential meeting with companies that are considering expanding in or locating to Burke County.
20. Assume other duties as delegated by the Dean of Workforce Development & Continuing Education.
Salary: Hiring Range – Minimum to Midpoint ($3,378 – 4,223/monthly)
Western Piedmont Community College’s mission is to provide accessible, high-quality education that improves lives and promotes growth in our community offering over 100 Associate Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates through 40 programs. Our vision is to become Burke County’s educational institution of choice where exemplary faculty and staff offer cutting edge programs of study in an inclusive environment thereby meeting local citizens’ educational needs which will foster regional economic growth. Western Piedmont Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate degrees.