Director of Center for Workforce Development - San Juan College in Farmington New Mexico

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San Juan College

Farmington, New Mexico

United States

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Detailed Job Description

This position is responsible for directing the operations and programs of the Center for Workforce Development (CWD).


San Juan College is committed to serving the needs of our students through a process of continuous quality improvement. We uphold and affirm the following iCARE values:

• Innovation
• Collaboration
• Accountability
• Respect
• Excellence

Duties & Responsibilities

The Center for Workforce Development (CWD) at San Juan College is structured to be a customer-guided, hands-on partner to provide professional and technical training and other development needs, in cooperation with the community, the College, and other agencies at the Quality Center for Business. CWD offers first-rate, cost effective courses, programs and consulting services which result in improved performances and outcomes for the participating individuals, organizations, and businesses.


• Work collaboratively with regional and state workforce development organizations and other San Juan College departments to support the community’s work force development needs; which can include assembling, leading, and participating in specialized task force committees.

• Develop a continuing relationships with employers to assess employment and training needs; develop proposals and make presentations to company representatives and conduct follow-up visits. Scan work force environment for trends and emerging developments.

• Develop a sustainable, full-spectrum, corporate training model which includes facilitating a prompt response to employers’ needs.

• Develop marketing plans and budgets; monitor progress and take necessary actions to achieve the goals for CWD operations.

• In cooperation with other agencies and departments support job skills assessment of the workforce community.

• Develop and maintain the CWD training and development library; research and evaluate training materials and products; maintain electronic and written documentation of library resources.

• Recruit and coordinate the work of adjunct faculty; evaluate the performance of adjunct instructors. Deliver training to customers at their location as needed and at the Center for Workforce Development.

• Participate in professional and community organizations.

• Performs related duties.


• Knowledge of workforce development and training principles.

• Knowledge of marketing principles and practices.

• Knowledge of budget development and management principles.

• Knowledge of business trends.

• Knowledge of personnel management principles.

• Knowledge of college policies and procedures.

• Skill in the delegation of responsibility and authority.

• Skill in the operation of computers and job related software programs.

• Skill in decision making and problem solving.

• Skill in interpersonal relations and in dealing with the public.

• Skill in oral and written communication.

• Skill in working effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.


The Dean of the School of Business assigns work in terms of department goals and objectives. The supervisor reviews work through conferences, reports, and observation of department activities.


Guidelines include college and program policies and procedures. These guidelines require judgment, selection, and interpretation in application. This position develops center guidelines.


• The work consists of varied duties in directing the operations of the Center for Workforce Development. The unique needs of each client contribute to the complexity of the position.

• The purpose of this position is to direct the operations of the Center for Workforce Development. Success in this position contributes to the efficient and effective delivery of workforce development and training to employers.


• Contacts are typically with co-workers, other college personnel, employers, industry representatives, community leaders, economic development leaders, workforce development representatives, elected and appointed officials, and members of the general public.

• Contacts are typically to give or exchange information, to resolve problems, to provide services, to negotiate matters, or to motivate or influence persons.


• The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table or while intermittently sitting, standing, walking or stooping. The employee frequently lifts heavy objects.

• The work is typically performed in an office and on-site at current or potential client facilities.


This position has direct supervision over the Director for the Small Business Development Center and the Director for the Enterprise Center, Administrative Assistant, adjunct faculty, and any other professional role(s)directed by the Dean to support WFD needs. The position is responsible for the supervision of all employees in the Quality Center for Business.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS • A Bachelor’s degree is required. Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a master’s degree in a course of study related to the occupational field. • Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the diverse objectives and functions of the subunits in the division/department in order to direct and coordinate work within the division/department, usually interpreted to require three to five years of related experience. • Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of New Mexico for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.

Starting Salary

$62,484 - $73,152

Keyword Phrases

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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