Director, Correctional Education and Special Populations

Anne Arundel Community College
Arnold, MD
Aug 08, 2018
Aug 13, 2018
Executive, Director
Full Time
Director, Correctional Education and Special Populations Posted Date:Aug 3, 2018 Job Category:Staff Department:Continuing Ed & Workforce Dev - HCPS Position Status:12 Month Regular Salary Range:$82,442-$103,053 Position Summary:The Director of Correctional Education and Special Populations provides strategic leadership in the daily operations necessary to develop and implement open enrollment and contract credit and noncredit courses and programs for organizations such as Job Corps, the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Centers and the Anne Arundel County Detention Center. The Director will research, develop and maintain strategic partnerships, lead innovative efforts in the development and delivery of workforce development training, manage and supervise staff, and oversee complex budgets. This position reports to the Assistant Dean and serves as a member of the CEWD management team. Job Duties and Responsibilities: PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT: Provides leadership for the development of program enhancement and implementation of innovative noncredit and/or credit open enrollment and contract training, as well as assessed community and local/regional industry and labor market needs. Assures a coordinated program by providing staff with goals that promote growth and include best practices for enrollment management. STRATEGIC PLANNING: Provides leadership that drives the department to achieve stated CEWD and college strategic priorities. Increase the depth and diversity of training and strategic partnerships to meet partner's needs. Develops and implements strategies such as increasing student engagement and entry, access, progress and completion. LEARNING OUTCOMES ASSESSMENT: Assures that courses and programs follow best practices including identifying and achieving specific measurable outcomes and college competencies. Creates strategies based on results to continuously direct course improvement and promote student achievement. ENROLLMENT MANAGEMENT: Oversees the ongoing enrollment analysis of courses, programs and facilities using data driven reports and environmental scanning tools. Directs the implementation of strategies to achieve departmental and school enrollment and revenue goals. Oversees the collection, analysis and reporting as required by partners. Assures instructional environments are regularly assessed and perceived as high-quality. INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL COLLABORATION: Participates as an active member of the CEWD management team to implement the school's shared vision and strategic plans. Collaborates with other AACC department staff to promote a unified approach to program delivery. Serves on college-wide committees to further the goals of the institution. Liaises with related professional and community organizations on behalf of AACC to build strategic partnerships and ensure program currency. SUPERVISION: Determines roles and responsibilities of departmental personnel and oversees recruitment, hiring, supervision and evaluation of staff and faculty. Establishes the annual plan to continually increase the professional knowledge, skills and abilities of departmental staff and faculty. MARKETING: Collaborates with Public Relations and Marketing to develop and execute annual marketing plan based on data analysis of current and projected marketing initiatives. Provides oversight and assists staff in developing specific objectives and strategies for marketing and promotions to achieve overall goals and increased market share. BUDGET AND FISCAL MANAGEMENT: Oversees preparation and ongoing analysis of multiple types of departmental budgets (eg, operating, enterprise, grant, etc.) and enrollment projections to achieve departmental and school goals. COMPLIANCE: Assures compliance of programs with accrediting organizations, regulatory agencies, college policies, relevant state regulations and any specific licensure or certification requirements. Ensures that courses and programs within areas of responsibility are developed and offered in accordance with the policies and procedures set forth in MHEC's Continuing Education Manual for Maryland Community Colleges. Required Qualifications: Master's degree in Adult Education, Instructional Design, Business Administration, or related field. Minimum five years' increasing responsibility in supervisory and management responsibilities leading teams. Minimum five years' experience demonstrating progressive responsibility for developing, implementing and managing instructional programs and projects in an education institution, training organization or professional association. Minimum of five years' experience and demonstrated success marketing instructional and innovative programs using various strategies including website, email and social media. Demonstrated experience in fiscal planning, analysis and budget management to meet stated goals. Demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive environment and the ability to deal tactfully with all internal and external constituents. Preferred Qualifications: Strong customer service and problem solving skills. Experience teaching adult learners in a variety of formats. Ability to utilize college standard word processing, spreadsheets and database systems at an intermediate level. Experience developing partnerships among organizations including institutions of higher education, the public sector, correctional facilities and the business community. Excellent oral, written and presentation skills. Hours Per Week:40 Work Schedule:8:30 AM - 4:30 PM For full position descriptions, required qualifications and to apply, please visit our web site at and click on Career Opportunities. Anne Arundel Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer PI103729599