Program Chair - Wind Energy Technology
Redstone College - Broomfield, CO

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Redstone College is in search of a Program Chair for the Wind Energy Technology Program.

POSITION PURPOSE

The Program Chair manages all program-related functions to ensure delivery of curriculum and to promote student success. The Program Chair serves as the primary contact for students and faculty by maintaining a high level of visibility and actively soliciting input to promote a positive learning environment.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Recruits and manages program faculty.

a. Interviews and selects qualified faculty and staff

b. Manages all program faculty

c. Ensures that what is being taught conforms to the established Redstone College syllabi

d. Conducts annual performance reviews and evaluations

2. Manages student issues for program students

a. Accountable for Student Success as measured by Retention/Graduation Rates and Employment Rates

b. Participates in activities designed to improve student retention

c. Resolves scheduling issues and student complaints

3. Develops program master schedule:
a. Creates program core offerings and determines faculty assignments each term

b. Determines individual student schedules that are designed to ensure student success including : proper scheduling of foundational courses, observing prerequisites, and scheduling students with sufficient credits to graduate on schedule

4. Manages program related equipment and materials

a. Ensures functional training aids and hardware

b. Ensures licensed software and other equipment are in place to deliver instruction according to Redstone standards

5. Participates in curriculum development

a. Recruits members for PAC committees, facilitates PAC committee discussions, and summarizes and distributes recommendations

b. Stays current in both the subject area and instructional methodology

c. Collaborates on curriculum review, evaluation, revision with faculty and curriculum committees as appropriate

6. Program budget management

a. Prepares program budget (payroll, expenses, and CapEx) and works with the Academic Dean in the preparation of the total academic budget.

b. Provides projected number of section offerings for the FY and faculty wage data

c. Tracks monthly performance relative to program budget

d. Ensures compliance with Education Wages goals and projections

7. Teaches courses as required

8. Performs any other duties, as assigned
JOB QUALIFICATIONS
At the time of hiring Redstone College faculty and education department managers are required to hold a completed graduate degree, undergraduate degree, and/or appropriate certification from a U.S. regionally or nationally accredited university as required by accrediting organizations. In addition, state licensing and national accrediting criteria apply. Faculty with international credentials, are required to present an official U.S. degree evaluation by AACRAO or NACES recognized evaluation agency.
1. Bachelor’s degree, with an exception to the Bachelor’s Degree requirement allowed with documented exceptional experience in the Wind field

2. A minimum of 10,000 hours of non-teaching experience in the Wind field

3. Thoroughly familiar with Wind Turbine safety requirements

4. Project management experience that includes successfully completing multiple tasks simultaneously

5. Teaching experience preferred

6. People management experience preferred

7. Working knowledge of spreadsheets, databases, and word processing software

8. Strong oral and written communication skills

9. Strong attention to detail
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

1. Mobility to move around the campus environment and classroom

2. Sitting

3. Carrying up to 20 pounds

4. Normal or aided vision/talking/speaking

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