Niagara County Community College is seeking a Director of Community Education in our Workforce Development department. This position is responsible for the administration and operation of the College's community and workforce development education programs associated with the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute (NFCI). The incumbent will be responsible for recommending related objectives, policies and strategies to the Assistant Vice President of Academic Affairs – Workforce Development, to ensure high quality programs.
Typical Work Activities:
1.Business Engagement – Actively solicit new businesses and coordinate customized trainings to close employee skill gaps to ensure business growth or increased effectiveness. 2.Develop, coordinate, implement, and asses all Community and Workforce education programs associated with the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute.
3.In conjunction with the Assistant Vice President of Academic Affairs Workforce Development, develop a business/strategic plan for Culinary programs
4.Identify grant, foundation, or private funding for workforce training and education or other opportunities for NFCI/NCCC.
5.Coordinate schedules and arrange staffing for all Continuing Education and Workforce Development classes
6.Ensures efficient record keeping procedures, including enrollment, personnel, and expenditure records, including documentation of enrollment, personnel actions, and budget expenditures as required by applicable College policies and local and state regulations.
7.Incorporate all external regulatory information affecting continuing and workforce development education programs to ensure such programs follow rules and regulations for the conduct of all activities at the NFCI.
8.Supervise, evaluate, and develop professional and support personnel assigned to or contracted by the Director of Community Education.
9.Schedule events per college policy to ensure NFCI's master calendar of events is kept current.
10.Develop new programs including hybrid, on-line, and micro-credentials to provide flexible, responsive training for local businesses
11.Develop and maintain relationships externally with various community, professional, and business groups to promote NFCI and Workforce Development offerings
12.Develops and monitors departmental budget
13.Conducts regular program evaluation and business surveys to align Workforce Development offerings to local workplace needs
14.Performs other duties as assigned
Must be able to relate to a diverse population; must be able to communicate with individuals and groups both orally and in writing; must be able to operate computers, write reports and directives, and maintain records; must be able to physically perform the duties of the position; must be able to relate to the general public, staff, faculty and senior administration officials of the college; must be able to participate in community events; must be able to work various hours that may include evenings and weekends.
Associates or Bachelor's degree in Culinary/ Hospitality Management/Restaurant management. Three years’ paid, working experience in a corporate culinary or hospitality setting or workforce education and/or continuing education. Experience developing training and managing budgets.
Special Instructions Summary:
Niagara County Community College considers only those applications that clearly demonstrate the applicant meets all required qualifications as indicated on the posting, please review the qualifications before applying. Persons meeting the required qualifications as stated above should submit the following:
cover letter that addresses each of the qualifications
names and contact information for three (3) current, work related references
Incomplete packets will be rejected for lack of information.
NCCC does not discriminate and prohibits harassment or discrimination related to any protected category including creed, ethnicity, citizenship, national origin, sex, gender, pregnancy, disability, marital status, political or social affiliation, age, race, color, veteran status, military status, religion, sexual orientation, domestic violence status, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression or perceived gender. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: 471
About Niagara County Community College
Established in 1962, NCCC offers a comprehensive and vibrant learning environment with an enrollment of approximately 5,214 students (Fall 2018 semester). The student to faculty ratio is 17:1, providing a high degree of personalized attention for students. The NCCC campus, located in Sanborn, NY, offers easy access to both Buffalo, NY and Niagara Falls State Park, and is minutes from the Canadian border. The campus is centrally located between the county’s three main cities of Lockport, Niagara Falls, and North Tonawanda. NCCC serves the community in two locations within Niagara County, at the Sanborn campus, and at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute, located in the heart of downtown Niagara Falls. NCCC continues to actively expand with the recent opening of its Learning Commons Center, a $25 million dollar project on the Sanborn campus. In just a short period of time, it has become the nucleus of the campus; a place for faculty to collaborate and help students develop critical thinking skills while incorporating state-of-the-art technology and innovative student support services. Our college nurtures and empowers its students in ways that recognize and value our common humanity ...as well as the richness of our diversity. NCCC offers high-quality academic programs leading to degrees and certificates which are supported by outstanding student services. NCCC provides a variety of cultural, social, and international experiences, as well as community education and workforce development that supports economic development that positively impacts the quality of life. The College operates through a collegial model of shared governance and is accountable to meet the highest standards of professionalism and integrity. NCCC welcomes applicants who are committed in helping us fulfill our mission and to reach our vision of being a leader in providing a dynamic, high quality, educational environment responsive to current and emerging needs of our students and community. At NCCC we embrace diversity and promote inclusion throughout the institution and seek candidates who share those principles and encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply to our positions.