Detailed Job Description
The Director of Corporate Engagement for the College of Continuing Studies provides strategic guidance for the development and implementation of innovative new programs serving the corporate sector with noncredit professional education, workforce development, executive education, and consulting services.
Additional Department Summary:
This position is responsible for developing effective working relationships with leaders in business and industry to communicate and market the capacity that CCS can provide as a training and consulting partner. Designs and oversees needs assessment of a wide range of companies to identify client needs. Provides leadership in designing, developing, and delivering modular and customized CCS training programs to meet the identified needs. Provides guidance to program managers using the most appropriate and effective instructional techniques and delivery formats such as role playing, simulations, team exercises, group discussions, videos, social media, lectures, in classroom, on-site, online, blended, flipped, and hybrid models. Identifies and develops training and consulting partnerships with external vendors that can extend CCS capacity in priority areas. Provides expert assistance and advice to contract faculty in developing didactic materials and delivering noncredit training to corporate clients. Represents CCS to other UA schools and colleges to develop mutually beneficial partnerships in continuing professional education for the corporate sector. Provides active, progressive, and positive leadership and coaching to CCS program managers in all phases of their work flow, and the design and delivery of training and consulting programs.
Required Minimum Qualifications
Doctoral degree and a minimum of two (2) years of experience; OR Master's degree and a minimum of five (5) years of experience.
Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications:
Extensive experience in human resources and leadership roles in a corporate environment is essential. Credentials commensurate with those of a senior professional in human resources and a track record of achievement in corporate, executive, and higher education and enterprise consulting. A history of distinguished teaching, public and professional speaking, publishing, and consulting will provide necessary evidence of significant thought leadership in areas such as human resource management, leadership training, organizational development, management of change, executive coaching, team building, succession planning, quality improvement, and productivity enhancement.Valid U.S. driver's license. Must be at least 21 years of age and have an acceptable motor vehicle report as determined by the insurance carrier.
Skills and Knowledge:
Ability to formulate, communicate, and build consensus for a divisional vision. Knowledge of emerging technologies used for the delivery and support of educational programs. Ability to seek strategic alliances to increase opportunities for engagement and expand shared initiatives. Ability to extrapolate internal and external client needs to develop courses, training, certificates, and programs. Ability to communicate with corporate executives and determine how CCS can fulfill those needs.
An earned PhD in workforce education, human resources, management, or other broad business-related field is required. Certification by the Human Resources Certification Institute is optional but highly desirable. 61 Monthly (exempt): - Minimum - $ 59883.24 Midpoint - $ 87131.16
Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA
The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.