Program Director
Research Foundation of The City University of New York 8 reviews - New York, NY

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PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: To provide leadership, coordination, technical assistance, and support in the development and implementation of quality instructional programs to meet the needs of students and the community. - Manage and supervise ABE, GED, ESL education programs. - Development, articulation, and evaluation - Disseminate and interpret information on curriculum and District, State, and federal initiatives. - Coordinate the writing and submission of grants and other funding proposals. - Collect and report data required by the District or State and Adult Education. - Consult with business and community groups on educational and training needs. - Assist in the selection and acquisition of instructional materials and equipment. - Supervise and monitor compliance with District, State, and federal rules and policies. - Supervise assigned personnel, conduct annual performance appraisals,and make recommendations for appropriate employment action. - Plan for the timely replacement of instructional equipment. - Prepare all required reports and maintain all appropriate records. - Assist in identification of program needs, selection of appropriate materials and equipment, and in selection of effective teaching strategies. - Maintain a close working relationship with school administrators to ensure information exchange, coordination of efforts, and general support for the decision-making process. - Assist in the preparation of the budget for curriculum and instructional areas. - Act as facilitator to develop and implement competency based instruction, applied instruction, cross-curriculum instruction. - Superb communication (writing and verbal), decision making, leadership, budget development and management, and team building skills. - Perform other incidental tasks consistent with the goals and objectives of this position. - Seek grant funding for development - Network and build relationships with public and private entities to collaborate on new programs. - Oversee preparation of facilities and class schedule for assigned instructional programs and courses on and off campus. - Develop and promote special events/seminars for students/instructors - Represent the College on Advisory Boards - Detail oriented - Bilingual a plus
Other Duties:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: - Knowledge of current trends in research in career education programs. - Knowledge of group dynamics. - Knowledge of federal, State, and District rules, policies, and laws related to career education programs. - Demonstrated ability to interact and work well with students, adultsand the community. - Ability to manage budget, to organize and prioritize, and to implement activities. - Demonstrated skill in effective written and oral communications. - Ability to lead, develop, supervise and evaluate staff. - Demonstrated understanding, sensitivity and commitment to needs of diverse population. - Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with college, faculty, staff and students. - Proven knowledge of affective and successful adult learning strategies for measurable outcomes. - Committed to community advocacy. Salary: $71,000 - $75,000

Core Competencies/Qualifications:
- Bachelor’s degree; Master’s degree preferred in Education, Adult Ed. - Minimum five (5) years successful teaching - At least (5) years managerial overseeing Adult Ed. Program/Dept, from an accredited College