Program Manager II,#S05105
Montgomery College - Maryland

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Job Title:
Program Manager II

Position #:




Salary Range: $64,812.80 - $87,651.20 Annually

Online applications must be received by

Monday, November 18, 2013.

Montgomery College, Gaithersburg Campus, Department of Workforce Development and Continuing Education, has need for a full time Program Manager. Work schedule is Monday – Friday 8:30am to 5:00 pm, with occasional evening and weekend hours based on business needs.

Job Summary


The Program Manager/Director II of Community Education is responsible for a newly reorganized and growing unit addressing specific career oriented areas including Veterinary Assistant, Cosmetology, Writing, and career oriented test preparation. Current plans include the transitioning of the Nonprofit Leadership Institute to this area, linkage to the Early Childhood Program, and working with others to enhance and develop a variety of career development courses within the Community Education & Extended Learning Services unit.

Duties include, but are not limited to:
Setting strategic short- and long-range direction of programs and unit; developing new programming areas and partnerships in response to trends and employer training and staff development needs

Spearheading approval of new programs with State and agencies as necessary and appropriate contracting, for program delivery

Pricing programs and courses, conducting negotiations and developing contracts as required

Recruiting, hiring, developing, and evaluating staff and part-time faculty

Advising students on course/program selection

Analyzing program data to establish enrollment and budget projections and develop and implement strategies to ensure their achievement

Positioning and marketing programs/courses

Responding to challenges related to all aspects of course development and delivery including student and faculty behavior

Developing course/program outcomes and establishing criteria and procedures to evaluate courses and faculty, monitor student satisfaction and success, and ensure continued course and program improvement


Master’s degree in education, educational technology, or appropriate field from an accredited college or university, or bachelor’s degree in an appropriate field with five years of experience relevant to this position

Five or more years of program management/development experience to include project management principles, techniques and applications

Ability to conduct needs assessments; negotiate agreements; adapt contracts and agreements; develop programs and courses to respond to emerging trends and existing needs; lead, support, and develop staff; work independently and collaborate with others

Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)

Knowledge of Microsoft Office tools

Ability to plan and organize work initiatives to successfully accomplish goals and objectives, work well independently and with multiple teams;

Ability to identify, develop and implement short/long-term strategic goals and objectives and balance the demands of educational programming with financial needs and goals

Training in communications, marketing, program management, leadership, writing, public speaking, project management, instructional design and/or teaching strategies

Excellent leadership, presentation, organization and customer service skills

Strong analytical, problem solving and interpersonal skills

Eligible applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States and not require employer visa sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications


Knowledge of workforce development programs, management, best practices and emerging trends

Three or more years of experience in program delivery in a higher education setting or with higher education clients/students

A minimum of two years of supervisory and staff development experience.

Application Process


Online applications must be received by

Monday, November 18, 2013

The application process includes 10 steps

Step 10 is a Summary of your information. You can update and edit information up to the closing date for the receipt of applications for a specific job announcement

Include dates of employment in your application or attachment;

Complete a set of pre-screening questions (Step 4);

E-sign your application (Step 9).

As a condition of employment, the following are required at the time of hire


Completion of a background check

Participation in a retirement plan

Submission of an official transcript of a relevant degree.

Note: This recruitment effort can take 6-12 weeks (from the deadline date) to fill.

Montgomery College is a tobacco-free workplace.

For disability related accommodations please call 240-567-5353 or send an email to:

at least

two weeks

in advance.

Montgomery College is an academic institution committed to promoting equal opportunity and fostering diversity among its student body, faculty, and staff.


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Nov 1, 2013, 1:01:00 PM

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Nov 18, 2013, 2:01:00 PM

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