Dean of Workforce Development and Continuing Education
Southwest Virginia Community College
Location: Richlands, Virginia
Internal Number: 54707
Southwest Virginia Community College (SWCC) offers career-training programs in numerous technical, industrial and medical fields at a reasonable cost, going so far as to even waive tuition for certain eligible students.Â Located in Richlands, Virginia, SWCC offers associateâ™s degrees in such fields as business, education, general studies, liberal arts and science. These degrees are primarily intended for students who wish to transfer to a four-year university.Â SWCC also has associateâ™s degrees that feature programs intended to lead directly to a career in fields such as Nursing, Radiography and Administration of Justice.Southwest Virginia Community College invites applications for the Dean of Workforce Development and Continuing Education. The Dean of Workforce Development and Continuing Education is responsible to the Vice President of Academic and Student Services for the administration of comprehensive workforce and community education programs and services for business, industry, and the community at large.The Dean will enhance visibility and promote workforce and community education within the Southern Appalachian region. The Dean will develop and administer specialized non-credit course offerings, programs, seminars, workshops, events and other initiatives to support workforce development, continuing/community education for both professional and personal enrichment. The Dean is primarily responsible for implementing a strategic plan for the Collegeâ™s efforts in workforce development and non-credit programming and for establishing new partnerships with employers within the region. This is an administrative faculty position for 12 months.RESPONSIBILITIES:Provides strategic, innovative leadership in the design, implementation, and continuous improvement of programs and services designed to meet the needs of business and industryLeads outreach initiatives and develops partnerships with business and industryConducts needs assessment, develops proposals, coordinates, implements, and evaluates customized and open-enrollment training for non-credit offeringsCoordinates recruitment, supervision and evaluation of workforce faculty and staffEnsures that the division and the College offers an inclusive environment that celebrates and promotes an understanding and respect across a diverse student body, campus community, and local workforceWorks cooperatively with academic divisions and other internal and external partners in planning and implementing non-credit coursesAttends meetings and maintains appropriate partnerships and communications on behalf of SWCCEnsures division compliance with applicable federal, state, and local regulations, accrediting commissions, and licensing bodiesPrepares/monitors budgets, coordinates with other divisions and partners to assure optimum resource utilization; maintains records and inventories, as well as compiling and submitting reports in accordance with college and VCCS policiesDirects the scheduling of instruction and oversees the coordination of educational resourcesProvides oversite of programming and staff at the Southern Gap Transportation and Logistics CenterEnsures that state mandated performance measures are reported in a timely fashionCompletes other duties as assigned by the Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs and College President
Virginia's Community College's educate 240,000 credit students annually and over 170,000 non-credit students at 23 Community Colleges with over 40 campus locations throughout the Commonwealth. Our mission is to provide comprehensive higher education and workforce training programs and services of superior quality. These programs are financially and geographically accessible to meet the individual, business, and community needs of the Commonwealth.