Community Education Program Coordinator
Portland Community College 61 reviews - Portland, OR

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Title Community Education Program Coordinator

Requisition Number 07657

Location Southeast Center

Address 2305 SE 82nd and Division

Hours of Work 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday - Friday

If Other, Please Specify Occasional

evenings and weekends required.

Position Status Academic Professional; Level 5; Exempt

Starting Salary Range

2011/2012 Salary Range: $44,891/yr to $75,207/yr. Initial salary placement will normally be at Step 1. Advanced initial salary placement for directly relevant professional, business or industrial expe

Job Close Date:
Open Until Filled; for best consideration apply by March 14, 2012

Job Summary

To apply for this position you must submit:
1. Completed responses to the Required Questions from the Committee (Supplemental Questions) - scroll to see questions below - (Attach document)*

2. Completed online application

3. Cover Letter (attach document)*

4. Current Resume (attach document)*

  • When you apply for the position, you will be given an opportunity to attach the above documents. They may be attached in either "Microsoft Word" or ".pdf" formats.

  • Evaluates the educational needs of a multi-faceted community and customizes the educational program to fit community needs; monitors support and enrollment activities. Provides area and/or division reports to the Director, including enrollment reports and class success rates. Develops new classes and events and selects repeat classes and events.
  • Administers the delivery of classes and events including evaluating curriculum, developing course titles and writing/editing course descriptions, assessing production and promotional costs and tuition and fees and coordinating locations, times and other logistics. Prepares budgets for upcoming classes and events.
  • Recruits, screens and recommends the hiring of a large number of credit/non-credit part time instructors. Screens resumes, calls references, and negotiates fees within established guidelines. Evaluates instructor effectiveness and provides feedback and counseling, guidance and problem solving, and professional development. Resolves student and instructor complaints and problems.
  • Monitors educational programs to ensure they meet quality control standards by conducting needs assessments, designing learning environments, reviewing class evaluations and providing instructor training and evaluation.
  • Provides input to the departmental budget process and monitors program budgets in light of college directives and division mission and goals; authorizes budget expenditures.
  • Develops positive working relationships with college departments; and interacts with college staff regarding planning, coordination and requesting services.
  • In collaboration with the Director, provides input to the departmental marketing plan. Promotes classes and programs; including market research, surveys, publicity and market analysis.
  • Assists with the development of the division's short and long range goals and its mission by providing information on the relevance of educational programs offered, enrollment statistics and profitability.
  • Represents the college in the local professional community and statewide; may serve on internal college committees and community advisory boards.
  • Coordinates outlying offices that represent the college and provide direct college services and outreach.
  • Oversees the work of classified staff and provides input to supervisor on performance evaluations.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in education, adult education or related area. Relevant experience may substitute for the degree requirement on a year-for-year basis.

Two years of experience developing and coordinating educational programs and budgets in an educational or service organization is required.

Knowledge of community access and involvement strategies.

Knowledge of adult learning theory, needs assessment, curriculum development and evaluation.

Knowledge of public relations and marketing principles.

Knowledge of budget administration and accounting principles.

Knowledge of program/project planning principles and techniques.

Skill in project management and independent problem solving.

Skill in defining and conducting needs assessments.

Skill in marketing and promoting programs.

Skill in compiling and analyzing data.

Skill in analyzing processes and making recommendations for improvement.

Skill in researching, analyzing, and applying relevant information to the development of departmental processes and programs.

Ability to manage multiple projects.

Ability to assess the consequences and outcomes of program initiatives.

Ability to coordinate activities with other internal departments and the community.

Ability to prepare reports related to operational activities, including statistical analysis.

Ability to work with a diverse academic, cultural and ethnic background of community college students and staff.

Ability to utilize computer technology used for communication, data gathering and reporting.

Ability to communicate effectively through oral and written mediums.

Ability to work independently and as a member of a work team.

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in education, adult education, business or a related field.
  • Experience assessing community educational needs and applying the principles of adult and youth learning and development to strategically plan personal enrichment course offerings.
  • Experience working within a higher education setting.
  • Experience generating revenue in a self-funded organization.
  • Knowledge and/or experience in at least one of these five general subject areas: Creative Arts, Home and Garden, Language and Culture, Recreation and Wellness, or Work and Life Balance.
Additional Posting Information

  • Upon hire candidate will be required to supply official copies of transcripts for all degrees earned.
  • Applicants selected for hire will be required to pass a criminal background check as a condition of employment.
  • This position is included in the bargaining agreement between Portland Community College and the Portland Community College Federation of Faculty/Academic Professional Employees. Employment in this position will require, as a condition of employment, payment of monthly union dues or a monthly fair share fee in lieu of dues through automatic payroll deduction.
  • Portland Community College will hire only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. All new employees will be required to complete the designated Immigration Service Employers Verification I-9 form.
  • As an Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity institution, PCC is actively seeking qualified minorities, women, disabled veterans, veterans and individuals with disabilities to enhance its work force and to reflect the diversity of its student body. Applicants with disabilities may request accommodation to complete the application and selection process. Please notify Human Resources at least three (3) working days prior to the date of need.
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