Ideal Candidate Statement: Ohlone College is seeking an individual with a strong commitment to offering high quality educational and career pathways to serve the diverse needs of all students and the community through leadership of our workforce and career education programs. The ideal candidate is skilled in working with a diverse group of faculty, staff and administrators. They are a facilitator and collaborator, and use data to inform decisions. Strong organization and budget analysis skills are important for success. The ideal candidate is able to plan according to strategic priorities, has outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, and is knowledgeable of best practices for outreach to K-12 and industry partners. Ohlone College prides itself as a Learning College with the motto of 'A World of Cultures United in Learning' and we are looking for administrators who embrace diversity in serving students of varied backgrounds and learning styles.
Job Description Summary:This position is funded by categorical funds, and employment is subject to those funds being available.
Under the supervision of the Executive Dean, Academic Affairs and Newark Center, the Director, Career Education Programs and Services plans and implements strategic improvements to Career Education programs and services, works collaboratively with faculty, academic leadership, and student services leadership to ensure the College has high quality programs that prepare students for living-wage jobs. It also oversees the College's implementation of the Strong Workforce Initiative and the Title 1-C Perkins fund. Managing annual budgets of over two (2) million dollars of state and federal funding dedicated to improving career education. Supervise employees in assigned area, including classified staff. students, and professional experts.
Essential Duties:ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
Facilitates and leads collaborative efforts between faculty, Academic Deans, and other Administrators to articulate and implement a strategic vision for Career Education program and services;
Plans and manages the Title 1-C Perkins Categorical funds. Including monitoring funding policies, terms. and conditions; plans strategic use of funds: works with faculty to ensure appropriate use of funding; and tracks and reports expenditures;
Monitor compliance for appropriate utilization of Local and Regional Strong Workforce funds and approve and track expenditures and encumbrances;
Attend department meetings, program advisory meetings, regional advisory meetings, and other relevant meetings and serves on related committees in support of the Career Education programs and services;
Research and analyze regional industry need and labor market information and economic and workforce development trends. Assess labor market data supplied by Center of Excellence. Launch Board and other California Community College Chancellors Office (CCCCO) data sources; work with appropriate deans to prepare plans to address current and projected supply gaps for 'middle skills' and high demand jobs;
Collaborate with Student Services and College Advancement departments to plan marketing and outreach efforts to recruit students into the Colleges CE programs;
Facilitates coordination and alignment of CE programs with K-12 and Regional Occupational Programs, Adult Education Programs, and other regional college programs identified in the Strong Workforce plan;
Manages the operational efforts of the Strong Workforce Initiative;
Act as a liaison with regional community colleges. K-12 partners, Bay Area Community College Conso1tium (BACCC), industry partners. and local and regional workforce agencies to facilitate planning efforts;
Develop and disseminate knowledge of best practices and successful program models in CE and adult education workforce development, and career technical education pedagogy, as well as curriculum and program development methods;
Demonstrate cultural sensitivity while engaging with a diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of faculty, staff, and students with physical and learning disabilities;
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:KNOWLEDGE OF:
Community college processes and procedures;
Strong Workforce or Perkins programs;
General office software and equipment;
Project management principles;
General research and planning principles.
Strong written and verbal communication skills;
Use Excel to develop budget tracking systems;
Use Microsoft Word and PowerPoint to create documents for presentations;
Develop budgets, track expenditures, and complete reports.
Establish effective collaborative and conflict resolution skills.
Convene and facilitate meetings with diverse stakeholders;
Interpret legislation and communication from the CCCCO on current rules and regulations;
Employ conflict resolution strategies;
Use data to drive decision making;
Communicate effectively with others using oral and written.
Education and Experience:MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Masters degree from an accredited college or university; AND
Approximately two (2) years of increasingly responsible experience as an administrator, manager, or other leadership position; AND
Experience working with workforce and industry partners, K-12 partners, Adult Ed, or community organizations.
Salary Range: ($115,915 -$147,942 Annually) DDAS Range # 225
Posting Number: M0023-14
Close Date: 4/19/2023
Foreign Transcripts: Transcripts issued outside the United States require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached with the application and submitted by the filing deadline.
Benefits Statement: : Ohlone offers a competitive benefits package. Employee pays for health benefits from salary. Below is a list of some of our offerings:
1. Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, EAP and LTD 2. Membership in Public Employees Retirement System Candidates hired on or after January 1, 2013 are subject to restrictions imposed by PEPRA) 3. Contribution to O.A.S.D.I. (Social Security) 4. Paid vacation 5. Paid sick leave 6. Paid holidays and district-paid floating personal days 7. Longevity pay step increase based on your years of service 8. IRS Section 125 Flexible Medical Spending Plan 9. 457(b) Deferred Compensation Plan (employee contributes) 10. 403(b) Tax Shelter Annuity Plan (employee contributes)
*Benefits will be prorated for positions less than 100%
Immigration Reform & Control Act of 1986: Applicants selected for positions will be required to provide identification and employment eligibility as outlined in the federal 'Immigration Reform & Control Act of 1986.'
District Statement: Founded in 1967, Ohlone College is named in honor of the early Ohlone People who inhabited the San Francisco Bay Area. Ohlone College is committed to providing a high-quality education to serve our diverse population of over 15,000 students per year. Ohlone College is nationally recognized for our Deaf Studies and Interpreter Preparation programs, and is widely known for our nursing, health sciences, liberal arts, biomedical science, and smart manufacturing programs. As a learning community, we embrace and champion inclusivity, integrity, student expression, global citizenship, and continuous improvement.
Ohlone College is one of the top-ranked community colleges in California, serving the cities of Fremont, Newark, and Union City. Our campuses in Fremont and Newark are centrally located in the East Bay between San Francisco, Oakland, and San Jose. This region is known as a hub of innovation and economic activity, and home to some of the most advanced manufacturing, biomedical research, and clean energy companies in California, including Tesla, Meta, Seagate, and Lam Research.
The main campus in Fremont is located near Interstate 680 at the base of Mission Peak, just south of the historic Mission San Jose, and is the primary gateway to year-round hiking, biking, and hang gliding in the Mission Peak Regional Preserve. The Newark Center for Health Sciences and Technology is located near Interstate 880 in a hub of new residential and commercial development. The two campuses are connected by shuttle to each other and the Warm Springs BART station, which offers convenient access to public transit throughout the Bay Area.
EEO Statement Summary: The District is strongly committed to the principles of equal opportunity and to hiring qualified staff who reflect the diversity of our community. The District encourages a diverse pool of applicants and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, age (40 or over), medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, disability, military and veteran status, pregnancy/childbirth/breastfeeding or related medical condition or any other protected basis in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. The college encourages applications from all qualified applicants.
If you have a disability and are in need of special services, equipment, or facilities in order to apply or interview for this opening, please call the Human Resources office at: (510) 659-6088.
Conditions of Employment: Offers of employment are contingent upon Governing Board approval. Employment with Ohlone Community College is not complete or official until applicants meet all pre-employment requirements. All new employees are required to submit official transcripts, proof of freedom from tuberculosis and proof of vaccination from COVID-19. In addition, you will be required to provide identification and employment eligibility as outlined in the federal 'Immigration Reform & Control Act of 1986.' Pre-employment tests and/or medical examinations may be required. Ohlone Community College does not sponsor H1B visas. Employees must sign the Oath or Affirmation of Allegiance and submit fingerprints for CA Department of Justice clearance. Employees must be California residents on their date of hire and for the duration of their employment with Ohlone Community College District.
The Ohlone Community College District is a multi-campus single community college district located in the southern portion of the San Francisco Bay in California. Serving almost 17,000 students per year, the District has a main campus in the City of Fremont and a newly constructed campus in the City of Newark. Ohlone College (pronounced "oh loh nee kol ij") is an ethnically diverse institution that promotes innovation and continuous improvement in departments and divisions. The College is named for the native population living in the area when Mission San Jose was founded. The Fremont campus is located just south of the historical Mission. The Newark campus is located near Interstate 880 and emphasizes programs in health, environment, and technology.The Ohlone Community College District is a multi-campus single community college district located in the southern portion of the San Francisco Bay in California. Serving almost 17,000 students per year, the District has a main campus in the City of Fremont and a newly constructed campus in the City of Newark. Ohlone College (pronounced "oh loh nee kol ij") is an ethnically diverse institution that promotes innovation and continuous impro...vement in departments and divisions. The College is named for the native population living in the area when Mission San Jose was founded. The Fremont campus is located just south of the historical Mission. The Newark campus is located near Interstate 880 and emphasizes programs in health, environment, and technology.