Senior Director - CCE - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah 84058

United States


Detailed Job Description

Under the direction of the Associate Vice President - Engaged Learning, the Senior Director for Community & Continuing Education (CCE) will 1) oversee non-credit curriculum development and instruction; 2) manage professional and workforce development programs; 3) supervise facilities and financial management; 4) effectively implement administrative decisions, state regulations and UVU policies; 5) serve as liaison with outside agencies in the community and UVU; 6) work to achieve University goals regarding community engagement through the development of new programs and opportunities; 7) lead staff to achieve departmental and University goals.
Essential Functiona, Major Duties, and/or Accountabilites:
- Oversee leadership in the core values of respect, integrity, collaboration, and excellence within the division as well as provide direction regarding strategic planning, program mission, vision, values, and market niche for & Community & Continuing Education. Stay abreast of all current community events as well as continue to learn the skills necessary for effective academic management and leadership. Provide effective communication between the administration, CCE management and program directors to insure the integrity of the educational programs. Pursue appropriate grant opportunities for CCE programs and facilities. Supervise program review and other certification/accreditation reviews.
- Oversee supervisory staff within the division; make recommendations for retention, promotion, and provide support for staff development activities. Support CCE staff and instructor development, especially as related to curricular improvement in Community & Continuing Supervise and evaluate instruction of all programs and courses within the division, as well as conduct regular meetings; provide support for departmental accreditation reports and effective compliance with external accreditation requirements. Education. Ensure the orientation of all new staff to their responsibilities and assist in appropriate in-service training.
- Oversee the development of the annual strategic instruction and marketing plans. Seek out partnerships within and outside the institution for program implementation and enhancement. Promote the visibility of the division within the institution and within the community. Analyze competition; conduct environmental scanning and database research.
- Oversee the operating budgets for the division and is responsible for the management of the adopted budget for the current fiscal year. Oversee the preparation, analysis, and distribution of the annual report for each program within the division. Evaluate financial performance, budget management, program quality, new program development, and customer service performance for the division; other duties as assigned.  

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with a bachelor degree in Business or a related field and two years of experience related to the essential job duties. Master degree preferred.  

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

- Knowledge of organizational development theory and practices.
- Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in a diverse community.
- Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
- Skill in examining operations and procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures.
- Skill in budget preparation and fiscal management.
- Records maintenance skills.
- Program planning, development, implementation, and leadership skills.
- Advanced verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present effectively to small and large groups.
- Advanced analytical and critical thinking skills.
- Ability to supervise and train employees, to include organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments.
- Ability to provide guidance and leadership to professional personnel in area of expertise.
- Ability to gather and analyze statistical data and generate reports.
- Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.
- Ability to develop, plan, and implement short- and long-range goals.  

Special Instructions to Applicants

- To be considered an applicant for employment you must apply online through the UVU.Jobs website.
- To receive full consideration for post-secondary education, please submit copies of transcripts or diploma of highest degree earned. Transcripts do not have to be official copies.
- To be considered in the first screening, the online application and required application documents (see below) must be submitted by the screening or closing date.
- Our system can only accept supplemental documents (such as cover letters or transcripts) in PDF or Word format. The file size of documents must be less than 2MB. It is strongly recommended that you take documents that are not in an electronic form and scan them into a separate black and white PDF file so you can attach them electronically to the online application. You can get help with this at a local copy center if needed.
- Any offer of employment will be contingent upon the results of a background check, which includes a criminal records check. A criminal conviction is not necessarily a bar to employment.
- Application materials become the property of UVU.
- For questions contact Human Resources at  

Keyword Phrases

  • Senior Director
  • CCE
  • Community and Continuing Education
  • student centered teaching organization
  • building communities of engaged learners
  • beautiful mountain location
  • Continuing Education Programs
  • Adult Education Programs
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter