Job Description - Executive Director, HLC
Description View created on 07/29/2014
Executive Director, HLC
To provide college-wide coordination and facilitation among the college's functional areas in the planning, development, implementation, and administration of the Highland Mall project. Phase one of the project includes pre-project planning of the Highland Learning Center (the Center) design and construction. The second phase includes the on-going fulfillment of the vision, mission, and strategic plan through the initial Center, and subsequent planning for further centers throughout the district.
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Facilitates development of the Vision, Mission, Goals, and Strategic Plan for the Center.
Serves as liaison across all ACC departments in the development of the strategic, business, and operational plans for the Center.
Coordinates with IT and IRT in the integration of the technology-rich environment, which will support the Center.
Serves as liaison with Public Information and College Marketing in the design and promotion of the public relations and marketing initiatives for the Center, both before and subsequent to the launch of the Center.
Leads the coordination of the effort to internally publicize the new Center and educate all members of the ACC community in the vision of the new Center.
Provides leadership externally across a broad range of groups interested in serving a diverse population through coordination and involvement in a Community Advisory Group. Provides leadership internally through involvement in a Center Steering Committee.
Actively works with the Grants Department and other departments and entities in the design and implementation of grant opportunities funding to further goals and objectives of the Center. When grants are achieved, provides leadership to ensure the grants are fully functional and fiscally prudent.
Collaborates with all ACC departments in the support of existing academic and workforce programs in the development of the Center's overall environment and atmosphere, which will reflect the mission of student success outcomes.
In the project planning stage, coordinates the development of the requirements for the Center and its program including facilities, equipment, materials, resources, and budget. Upon commencement of Center operations, regularly monitors facilities, equipment, materials, resources, and budget and makes recommendations for changes.
Performs monitoring and coordinating of feedback from students, faculty, and staff in the performance of the Center. Develops a system to integrate feedback through statistics, monitoring, and assessment into the on-going development and improvement of the Center.
Supports the roll-out of the Center and Center initiatives to other campuses as required.
Participates and provides leadership on various college-wide committees as required.
Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
Demonstrated expertise in project planning, development, implementation, and evaluation.
Effective leadership and collaboration-building techniques, including Servant-Leadership principles.
Understanding of the community college philosophy and mission, as well as how the vision for the Center can contribute to this.
Must possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
Excellent communication and presentation skills for delivery of information and summary reports internally and to the public.
Handling the demands and requirements of senior-level administration in higher education.
Working in a collaborative manner with diverse constituencies.
Working effectively with a diverse and multicultural student body and staff.
Excellent communications, written, verbal, and interpersonal skills, including tact and diplomacy.
Providing leadership at all levels of the College.
Handling multiple projects and meeting deadlines.
Planning and managing budgets and manpower needs.
Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
Occasional lifting of objects up to 10 pounds.
Subject to long periods of standing and walking.
Subject to sitting, bending, reaching, kneeling, pushing, and pulling.
Work may be performed in a variety of environments.
Teaching experience in the community or technical college setting.
Reliable transportation for local area travel.