DIRECTOR OF INSTRUCTION
FLSA STATUS: Exempt
REPORTS TO: Director of Instruction
JOB DESCRIPTION: Provides overall administration, management, and direction of the instructional programs, directs occupational program development and student assessments activities. Plan, organize, and facilitate continuing improvement programs and expansion of all instructional programs/services. Develops, manages, and administers the instructional budgets.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Plans, directs, and administers the instructional operating budgets. Plans, directs, and evaluates instructional and occupational education program offerings to meet the training needs of local business and industry. Reviews and recommends occupational program capital equipment expenditures to meet program needs. Coordinates occupational education programs with student services such as career planning and placement, advisement and counseling. Supervises instructors and staff, performs employee annual evaluations, and conducts in-classroom instructor evaluations. Develops and implements advisory committees for all occupational programs. Responsible for selecting and hiring instructors and support staff. Coordinates construction planning for college facilities and participates in Strategic Planning activities. Coordinates instructor and staff professional development efforts. Responds to and resolves student, staff, and instructor complaints. Represents MSC internally and externally on various committees relative to instruction and articulation; participates in public and community activities. Maintains ongoing awareness of business and industry training needs and current technology relevant to occupational education. Participates in a variety of college and District committee and task forces and serves as a member of the campus senior management team. Performs other duties as assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Any combination of education, training, and experience that provides the required knowledge and abilities. An example of this would be experience in teaching occupational education courses, curriculum development, and assessment, management experience in community college and development of community occupational programs. Master’s degree required.
Current practices in the administration of community college program/services, staff development, strategic planning,
Curriculum processing, development and design, student assessment,
Budget preparation and payroll,
Open-entry, open-exit educational planning; custom training planning and student registration process,
Automated record keeping systems typically used in an educational environment,
Local, regional, and national organizations.
Planning, directing, coordinating, implementing and evaluating occupational programs/services,
Assess community needs and develop responsive programs,
Supervise instructors and staff,
Conduct short and long-range strategic planning,
Organize, prioritize, and coordinate work of others,
Prepare, recommend, and administer budgets,
Works with community groups and advisory councils,
Communicate effectively verbally and in writing,
Establish cooperative-working relationships with persons contacted in the course of performing assigned duties.
Valid Arizona Class D Drivers License.
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