Detailed Job Description
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:
Under the direction of the Project Manager of the Department of Labor Guided Pathways to Success in Science, Technology, Engineering and Technology (DOL GSPTEM) grant, the Curriculum Coordinator coordinates the instruction, materials, events and paperwork associated with credit-free manufacturing trainings. Under direction of the Dean of Engineering, Math, Nursing and Science, the Curriculum Coordinator coordinates the development of certificate and associates degree courses and programs.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
- In partnership with the Dean, coordinate development of credit courses relevant to GPSTEM grant including supporting the dean in review of applicant manufacturing credentials
- Work with relevant credit dean to help facilitate the development of a non-credit to credit manufacturing education pathways and an engineering technology certificate to associate degree pathway;
- Maintain regular office hours; address potential and current student questions about courses and career pathways;
- Coordinate Franklin County Technical School GCC program evening instructors and industry instructors to implement GCC curriculum, ensure proper safety procedures are followed, and proper steps are taken for machine and materials care
- With Project Manager, assure timely program administration, evaluation, and reporting to ensure compliance with all terms and conditions of the GPSTEM grant. Data collection and reporting will be done as guided by statewide project outcomes and program/activity evaluation reporting guidelines.
- Coordinate development and utilization of student materials for trainings, prepare summary documents, curriculum overviews, course handouts, certificates of completion, and other materials requested by instructors/FCTS including attendance sheets, by working with project manager, site coordinator, staff assistant, and instructors.
- Assess supplies needed; Manage and coordinate orders for materials and replacement tools to keep programs and labs running smoothly.
- Monitor, recommend and institute non-credit curriculum development changes and instructional delivery changes based on instructor and participant feedback.
- Participate in recruitment and industry events as needed such as the Manufacturing Info & Application sessions
- Support the GPSTEM team and GCC marketing personnel to promote manufacturing initiatives to potential students and to interested community members,
- Represent the college in statewide industry events and advisory boards and build and strengthen relationships with area employers to incorporate employer needs into program development
- Participate in curriculum development relevant to GPSTEM grant, assessment strategies in support of academic program review and research new program development to address specific industry needs
- Participate in regularly scheduled departmental, divisional, and college meetings;
- Perform other duties as assigned within the MCCC collective bargaining agreement.
- Perform reporting and data management.
- Bachelor's degree in Engineering, manufacturing-related or STEM-related field from an accredited college or university
- Three years of experience and/or training involving business management, program/project management, grant administration, budget development, community relations, curriculum development, education, counseling, non-traditional student services
- Course and program or training development and delivery experience
- Knowledge of the manufacturing industry and STEM sector
- Demonstrable experience in working with community organizations and businesses;
- Successful experience presenting to small and large groups, facilitating group activities, supporting collaborative approaches to project completion, and developing action plans
- Experience in enabling the support of faculty in the development of STEM curricula;
- Commitment to the mission of the community college;
- Experience in a community college setting
- Successful experience teaching STEM related classes at the college level;
- Experience working in a manufacturing environment or working knowledge of the Advanced Manufacturing sector?its current trends, labor market needs, challenges and regional characteristics
Applicants who do not meet the qualifications as stated above are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position.
Greenfield Community College is located in the beautiful and historic Pioneer Valley of western Massachusetts, between the foothills of the Berkshire Mountains and the fertile farmland of the Connecticut River watershed. GCC is a public community college serving approximately 6,000 credit and credit-free students. Known for the caring and supportive attitude of the faculty and staff, and for the broad support it enjoys from the surrounding community, the college is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. In addition to a strong Liberal Arts focus, the College offers a wide variety of innovative and successful programs including Gender and Women's Studies, Fine Arts, Nursing, Renewable Energy, and Outdoor Leadership, as well as varied learning environments, from traditional classrooms, to distance learning, peer tutoring, one-on-one faculty-student advising, workforce development, and learning communities that cater to specific needs and interests. Close to fifty percent of Greenfield Community College students transfer to four-year colleges, and it is Smith College's largest source of community college transfer students. Much of the College has recently undergone a multi-million dollar renovation that sets the stage for future developments in learning. Greenfield Community College actively encourages and provides opportunities for leadership and professional development.