Company Name:

St. Petersburg College

Location:

St. Petersburg, Florida

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Management

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

5 - 10 years

Required Education:

Master's Degree

Date Posted:

August 7, 2019

Dean, Workforce Development

Dean, Workforce Development [ID: 4054]


Compensation: $105,565.09-$158,347.64

Openings: 1 PeopleSoft ID: NEW

Formal review of applications begins: Sep 3, 2019

Department: Workforce and Professional Development

Location: EpiCenter


Key Position Information:

St. Petersburg College (SPC) is the largest post-secondary certificate, AA/AS and BAS degree awarding institution located in Pinellas County Florida. Serving over 47,000 students on multiple campuses and online, the college is forward-thinking and committed to student success, career development, civic engagement and workforce programs and partnerships. The College has a large dual enrollment program, four early college programs and two collegiate high schools. Through a community of care students, employees and community members are valued, engaged, and thrive.


Our foundation is built on three principles:


• Academic Excellence – we will provide a high-quality education for our students by creating an innovative and engaging learning environment within a supportive, collegial culture.


• Economic Mobility – we will provide opportunities for our students to be prepared for high-wage, high-need careers and professional growth, which will contribute to their economic success and improve the quality of life within our community as well as assist in ending generational poverty.


• Community Engagement – we will invest in the well-being and growth of our community by serving as a leader, a convener and a catalyst for positive change. We will maintain this commitment by creating strong partnerships, participating in civic learning and cultivating a community of care for our employees and those we serve.


SPC is seeking an experienced, entrepreneurial, collaborative and innovative leader to serve as its Dean of Workforce Development. The Dean of Workforce Development is a member of the Executive Leadership Council, providing strategic guidance college-wide. Under the direction of the Vice President of Academic Affairs, the position serves as the primary workforce development officer for St. Petersburg College. Workforce Development encompasses two key dimensions – 1) the College’s role in providing key talent across various industries; and 2) collaborating with business and industry to provide workforce education and training. The Dean of Workforce Development serves as the SPC liaison for external business partnerships and is the key person internally to provide leadership, strategy, and vision to advance the College in building workforce programs and partnerships. This person will be the SPC representative on community boards, work with the City Chambers and economic development councils, and provide regular updates to the Vice President and President on opportunities.


The ideal candidate will have successful experience in all facets of business and budget planning and execution, relationship development, and the development of operations systems for streamlined service and program delivery. This candidate must be a visionary, strategic thinker, resourceful problem solver, innovative, perceptive and driven. Must be a team builder who is inclusive, approachable and respectful of diverse opinion and thought. Must be highly visible, responsive and a great communicator. This person will also need the facilitation skills to collaborate with the Vice President of Academic Affairs, Executive Team, various Provosts, Deans, and industry partners to advance the College’s reputation as a Workforce leader. The person should be savvy enough to manage a hybrid matrix organization to share leadership for non-credit programming with Academic management.


Major responsibilities include:


• Uses collaborative, administrative, management, and problem-solving skills to position the College to become a recognized leader in workforce, developing well-trained students to feed the talent pipeline and meet industry needs.


• Forms productive partnerships that establish SPC as an innovator in workforce development and economic growth.


• Acts as an advisor to the President and other Executive Team members on matters involving the strategic direction of workforce at the College.


• Ensures the College achieves its strategic and operational goals for workforce development.


• Works closely with the Vice President of Academic Affairs and Deans to ensure alignment of short-term and long-term training, technical education planning from a systems view.


• Develops and implements innovative business plans to expand a comprehensive portfolio of services and programs related to customized training, as well as a wide array of training opportunities within the area’s service economy.


• Ensures revenue generation through College’s revenue-based programs and credit programs, i.e. apprenticeships; open enrollment in training programs; contract training with area industry; and government and foundation grants for entrepreneurial initiatives.


• Represents SPC on boards and at local and regional meetings, conferences and workshops.


• Builds close partnerships with SPC’s Institutional Advancement team to prioritize and respond to employer-driven funds and workforce grants.


• Keeps abreast of relevant federal and state laws, policies, and regulations that pertain to education and workforce development.


• Initiates and reviews budget requests, serving as the budget supervisor for all accounts assigned to the department.


• Collaborates with Deans and Provosts on matters relating to clearly defining academic and career pathways, workforce curriculum advancements, articulations, as well as campus-based and employer-site programming.


• Engages with employers and workforce related team members at SPC to identify and develop employment opportunities and foster work experiences for students


• Consistently convenes industry partners to prioritize workforce needs, and engages appropriate SPC teams to provide workforce talent and solutions.


Position Summary:

Major responsibilities include:


• Uses administrative, management, and problem-solving skills to position the College to become a recognized leader in workforce, developing well-trained students to feed the talent pipeline and meet industry needs.


• Forms productive partnerships that establish SPC as an innovator in workforce development and economic growth.


• Acts as an advisor to the President and other Executive Team members on matters involving the strategic direction of workforce at the College.


• Ensures the College achieves its strategic and operational goals for workforce development.


• Works closely with the Vice President of Academic Affairs and Deans to ensure alignment of short-term and long-term training, technical education planning from a systems view.


• Develops and implements innovative business plans to expand a comprehensive portfolio of services and programs related to customized training, as well as a wide array of training opportunities within the area’s service economy.


• Ensures revenue generation through College’s revenue-based programs and credit programs, i.e. apprenticeships; open enrollment in training programs; contract training with area industry; and government and foundation grants for entrepreneurial initiatives.


• Represents SPC on boards and at local and regional meetings, conferences and workshops.


• Prioritizes workforce grants and programs.


• Keeps abreast of relevant federal and state laws, policies, and regulations that pertain to education and workforce development.


• Initiates and reviews budget requests, serving as the budget supervisor for all accounts assigned to the department.


• Collaborates with Deans and Provosts on matters relating to curriculum advancements and campus-based programming.


• Identifies and develops employment opportunities and fosters work experiences for students


This is the fifth of six levels in the Academic Management series. The classification is responsible for directing the activities of multiple programs or College-wide functions. Incumbents will be responsible for developing the strategic direction of assigned areas, interpreting the broadly defined goals, developing and managing a budget, and providing managerial direction to employees.


Requirements:

Education:

Master’s Degree. Doctorate in business, higher education or an appropriate field of study preferred.


Experience:

Five (5) years progressive experience in workforce, business and/or economic development. Experience in management in a professional environment including planning, budgeting, team building, problem-solving and project management. Proven record of professional accomplishments and effective leadership. Demonstrated success in the management/operations of customized training to business, industry, labor and/or the public sector, preferred.


* An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job may be acceptable in lieu of those requirements listed above.


Knowledge:


• Managerial principles;


• Advanced principles and practices in assigned area of responsibility;


• Higher education institutional operations, structures, policies, and practices;


• Budgeting principles;


• Strategic planning principles;


• Public relations principles and practices;


• Community agencies and resources;


• Financial management principles;


• Research methods;


• Applicable Federal, State, and Local laws, rules, regulations, codes, and/or statutes;


• Policy and procedure development practices;


• Computers and related software applications.


Skills:


• Prioritizing and assigning work;


• Preparing and analyzing a variety of reports;


• Making program decisions based on financial considerations;


• Adapting to rapidly changing environments;


• Conducting research, evaluating findings, and making recommendations based on findings;


• Evaluating statistical data, ensuring data sufficiency;


• Interpreting and applying applicable laws, rules, and regulations;


• Analyzing problems, identifying alternative solutions, projecting consequences of proposed actions, and making recommendations in support of goals;


• Implementing public relations initiatives;


• Managing budgets;


• Developing long-term strategic plans;


• Mediating conflict and resolving issues for employees and students;


• Collaborating with internal departments and external agencies;


• Using a computer and related software applications;


• Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with subordinates, coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to give and receive work direction.


Physical:


• Positions in this class typically require: reaching, standing, walking, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.


• Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.


Responsibilities:


These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary. Potential Frequency

1. Directs staff (administrative specialists, adjuncts, and faculty) to include: prioritizing and assigning work; conducting performance evaluations; ensuring staff is trained; ensuring that employees follow policies and procedures; maintaining a healthy and safe working environment; and making hiring, termination, and disciplinary recommendations. Daily 20%

2. Prepares and administers budgets; prepares cost estimates for budget recommendations; submits justifications for budget items; monitors and controls expenditures; identifies and pursues alternative funding sources; allocates funds across academic functions. Daily 10%

3. Directs the implementation of activities and operations for multiple academic departments or programs, which includes: designing, developing, administering, and evaluating programs, projects, student retention, strategic planning, processes, policies, procedures, systems, standards, and/or service offerings. Daily 20%

4. Guides curricular directions and reform; develops academic assessment strategies; ensures compliance with Federal, State, and Local laws, regulations, codes, and/or standards; ensures alignment with the overall mission and goals of the College. Daily 10%

5. Coordinates activities between multiple service areas and works to integrate and coordinate service areas. Daily 10%

6. Serves as a liaison between assigned academic departments or programs, external agencies, and the College, which includes students, staff, faculty, and administration; represents the department, College, and/or program at a variety of meetings, public events, training sessions, on committees, and/or other related events; establishes and maintains positive collaborative relationships with community groups and establishments. Daily 10%

7. Directs and participates in the preparation, review, interpretation, and analysis of various complex and multi-faceted information, data, forms, schedules, calendars, surveys, and reports; makes recommendations based on findings. Daily 20%

8. Performs other duties of a similar nature or level. As Required


Equal Access/Equal Opportunity

The Board of Trustees of St. Petersburg College affirms its equal opportunity policy in accordance with the provisions of the Florida Educational Equity Act and all other relevant state and federal laws, rules and regulations. The college will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or against any qualified individual with disabilities in its employment practices or in the admission and treatment of students. Recognizing that sexual harassment constitutes discrimination on the basis of sex and violates this Rule, the college will not tolerate such conduct. Should you experience such behavior, please contact Pamela Smith, the director of EA/EO/Title IX Coordinator at 727-341-3261; by mail at P.O. Box 13489, St. Petersburg, FL 33733-3489; or by email at eaeo_director@spcollege.edu.


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