The Kingsborough Community College Division of Workforce Development and Office of Continuing Education is seeking an experienced, dynamic, and results-oriented Program Director for its new U.S. Department of Labor Strengthening Community Colleges Grant entitled, “Co-Designing an Integrated Accelerated Pathways Model with Employers and the Workforce Development System: Driving System Changes through the CUNY Community Colleges Consortium.”
The program director, under the supervision of the Director of Workforce Training programs, will oversee the implementation of the project goals and manage project resources so that planned outcomes are achieved. This individual has day-to-day responsibilities for project operations and maintains continuous liaisons with project partners and stakeholders, as well as students of the program.
The Program Director will support the KCC program by:
-Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s Degree preferred.
-At least 2 years of experience coordinating grant-funded projects in a professional environment in higher education and knowledge of RFCUNY funding operation; IT work experience is a plus.
-Must possess strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills with a collaborative and solutions-oriented workstyle;
-Must demonstrate an ability to manage timelines/deadlines successfully and to achieve key targets and milestones;
-Able to work independently and efficiently, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, and work within a team environment;
-Must have a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Zoom and work with Google Drive;
-Must be committed to supporting unemployed, underemployed, and special populations, such as Veterans, individuals with disabilities, dislocated workers, etc., in training and re-training for family-sustaining jobs in the NYC Metropolitan area.