Job Description - Director, NOVA DOL Grant
Description View created on 08/22/2014
Director, NOVA DOL Grant
Dean, Mathematics & Science
To plan, direct, and implement the overall program goals and objectives of the Health Professions Academy Lead at Austin Community College for the Northern Virginia Community College Credentials to Careers Consortium grant from the 2012 DOL TAACCCT program. The Project Director contributes to the success and quality of the Health Professions Academy, while overseeing the day-to-day operations, supervision of program grant faculty and staff, and working collaboratively with local partners and other stakeholders. The position is a grant-funded, full-time position for up to 4years.
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Manages the implementation, operation and evaluation of the Health Professions Academy Lead for Northern Virginia Community College’s Credentials to Careers Consortium (NVCCCCC) grant, in accordance with project goals, objectives and established timelines. Works with the Continuing Education department to establish a CAN/CNA Phlebotomy lab. Work with a team of faculty to redesign the curriculum of BIOL 1308, 2404 and 2304.
Maintains adherence to specific requirements of grant outline, including accomplishing timelines and outcomes within specified time frame.
Coaches, mentors and motivates program faculty and staff members to take positive action and accountability to meet established Health Professions Academy Lead of the NVCCCCC program goals, objectives and timelines.
Establishes open lines of communication with local partners and other stakeholders. Works with Capital Idea to provide student case management.
Teaches 15 LEH per year, including some of the courses being redesigned. Maintains regular office hours to assist students.
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.
Curriculum design techniques and elements.
An understanding of, and sensitivity to, the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of community college staff and students.
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.
Work collaboratively with internal and external constituents.
Maintaining confidentiality of work related information and materials.
Teaching experience in biology or a related discipline.
More than three years related work experience, including progressive experience developing or implementing grant funded programs, project management, and supervision.
Experience in the design or delivery of programs for adult learners.
Leadership experience in managing state and federally funded programs.
Ph.D. in related, SACS approved, discipline from a regionally accredited institution of higher education.
Travel on a national basis is required.