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Workforce Development Liaison

Job Description

Owensboro Community and Technical College has been recognized by Chronicle on Higher Education as a Great College to Work For.

College Overview:
Owensboro Community and Technical College is a three-campus institution located along the Ohio River in Western Kentucky. OCTC is one of sixteen institutions in the Kentucky Community and Technical College System and awards certificates, diplomas, and associate degrees in liberal arts and technical education. To learn more about OCTC, please visit https://owensboro.kctcs.edu/ and to learn more about Owensboro and the surrounding area, you may visit https://visitowensboro.com

Benefits:
OCTC offers a variety of health plans, wellness incentives, and retirement options for full-time regular employees. Alternate benefit variations for temporary and/or part-time job types are also available. Benefit plans include Medical, Dental, Vision, Life insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, LTD, and Supplemental Insurance plans. Wellness Programs include incentives applied to an HRA card for healthy life choices and activities. Additional Benefits include;vacation pay, holiday pay, institutional closure pay (2 weeks), sick pay, EAP, tuition waiver & discounts, and employee discounts. Retirement plan is a Defined Contribution 403(b) plan, 5% employee contribution with 10% employer match.

Job Summary:
The Workforce Development Liaison – Innovation is responsible for the coordination, implementation, monitoring, and successful completion of workforce projects. This includes innovative initiatives such as a National Science Foundation-funded virtual reality project; computer-based training development; and AMTEC, the Advanced Manufacturing Technical Education Collaborative. The ideal candidate for this position is a highly organized individual with proven experience in project development and management.

Duties:

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
The duties/responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Work closely with project directors and/or project leads to plan, create, and manage projects. Implement and oversee the project scope of work and provide project progress reports. Set and manage project expectations with external and internal stakeholders. Coordinate and track various projects through the initial concept phase to project completion.
  • Develop, implement, and maintain an effective project scheduling management system. Monitor project timelines and deadlines. Identify potential project schedule delays and facilitate intervention in a timely manner. Accommodate project changes, recommend actions to keep projects within budget, and ensure projects are completed on time.
  • Keep stakeholders informed of project timelines and deadlines. Document project scheduling processes and maintaining records. Work closely with others in linking critical activities across multiple projects.
  • Support OCTC and KCTCS activities and serve on teams and committees as assigned. Coordinate any additional Workforce Solutions division activities as assigned by the Workforce Solutions Vice President.
Qualifications:

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree (Education Leadership, Student Services, Administrative Management, Business, Communication, or related areas) and three (3) years of relevant work experience or equivalent.

Application Process:
Applicants must complete and submit:

  • Online application
  • Cover letter
  • Resume / CV
  • Copy of all college transcripts. Official transcripts are needed within the first 30 days if hired.
  • Kentucky State Law requires state and national pre-employment background checks as a condition of employment

    Positions are based on a term-contract, with the expectancy of continuance based on performance and funding.

Application Deadline: August 19, 2022
Duties will begin September 2022. Only applicants selected for an interview will be notified. The search may be extended if additional candidates are needed.

Contact:
Shanna Ballard

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