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VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
Department: 
Community Development Center (CDI)
Job Status: Full-Time
FLSA Classification: Exempt
Pay Level & Step:  Executive Grade: 01 / Step: 01-02
Annual Salary: $55,000 - $56,925
Location: As Terlaje Campus, Saipan
Opening Date: November 22, 2022
Closing Date: December 07, 2022
 
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
Department: 
Community Development Center (CDI)
Job Status: Full-Time
FLSA Classification: Exempt
Pay Level & Step:  Executive Grade: 01 / Step: 01-02
Annual Salary: $55,000 - $56,925
Location: As Terlaje Campus, Saipan
Opening Date: November 22, 2022
Closing Date: December 07, 2022

Overview

About this Position

The Director of the Community Development Institute (CDI) position reports directly to the Vice President of Administration & Advancement. The Director is responsible for establishing policies, plans and directs and administers activities designed to meet requirements and objectives for the college, as well as the daily administration of the Community Development Institute (CDI) programs at NMC. The programs are primarily short and long-term professional learning courses and certificates. This position oversees the Grants Coordinator, Area Health Education Center (AHEC), the CNMI State Apprenticeship Expansion Program (CSAEP), and various workforce development programs.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree from a U.S. Department of Education recognized accredited institution, plus Six (6) years of experience in an area related to workforce development, program management, community services, employment counseling or support services in employment OR;

 

Master’s Degree from a U.S. Department of Education recognized accredited institution, plus Four (4) years of experience in an area related to workforce development, program management, community services, employment counseling or support services in employment.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Experience in Program Review and Outcomes Assessment preferred.
  • Must have strong computer background including, but not limited to, word processing, spreadsheets, and database, preferably Word, Excel, and PowerPoint software applications, as well as have experience using Google Applications, such as Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides.
  • Able to communicate effectively with students, staff, faculty, and other college stakeholders.
  • Demonstrate strong organizational skills and a high attention to detail.
  • Capable of handling multiple tasks while maintaining composure under stressful conditions.
  • Completes and prioritize tasks accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Takes initiative and works both independently and cooperatively in a team environment.
  • Must be able to present information in clear and professional manner.
  • Experience in developing a vision and creating effective planning and implementation processes linked to that vision
  • Experience with the operational and financial management of a complex institution including strategic planning, policy development, budgeting, and personnel administration;
  • Demonstrated commitment to the principles of diversity and ability to implement a diversity plan;
  • Evidence of commitment to collaboration and transparency; and
  • Evidence of effective collaboration with external stakeholders.
  • Provides effective phone etiquette and customer service skills.
  • Contributes and promotes a positive and professional working environment and relationship with the college community and promotes a positive representation of the Community Development Institute, Office of Administration & Advancement and NMC.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Participates in Program Review and Outcomes Assessment (PROA) activities.
  • Directs and implements a comprehensive system with local (CNMI-wide) partners, federal partners, the private sector, other agencies and stakeholders representing business, labor, education, and community based organizations in order to effectively coordinate resources and programs; promotes the integration and awareness of employer and labor services into the workforce development, coordination, and overall leadership and management of the programs, services and personnel under the Community Development Institute (CDI).
  • Provides technical advice and assistance to education and training providers, employers and representatives on the effective maintenance and improvement of existing training programs, types of industrial training that are needed and possible, to meet the particular training problem with which they may be concerned ; and provides technical assistance to prospective program sponsors in developing the training program(s) and on the better utilization of workers where manpower and production problems relating to training exist.
  • Ensures employers are fully committed and able to provide relevant work, training and supervision in a healthy and a safe environment and ensure the completion of all documentation to the required standard prior to commencement of the program.
  • Develops annual budgetary requirements, prepares and justifies budget request for all functional areas within the Community Development Institute.
  • Analyzes training issues, goals, and initiatives.
  • Conducts periodic surveys in the public, private sector, and the community-at-large to determine higher education demands and assess professional development, personal enrichment, and overall training and development needs of the CNMI.
  • Uses survey results to assess, plan, development, coordinate and implement the Development Plan, which works on the general improvement of the CNMI’s workforce in both the public and private sector.
  • Works with NMC internal units to develop strategic outreach and marketing plans and converts them into actions.
  • Develops, coordinates and conducts customized training and short-term programs based on training needs identified by the public and private sectors.
  • Administers the overall direction of baccalaureate and graduate education programs conducted in conjunction with other U.S accredited institutions of higher education.
  • Explores potential baccalaureate and graduate degree programs with other four-year institutions of higher education for potential collaboration in meeting the advanced postsecondary needs of the CNMI.
  • Negotiate, draft and cost out proposals that meet the needs of consumers as well as generates added revenue for the College;
  • Negotiate, draft and maintain Memorandums of Agreements or Understandings;
  • Works collaboratively with the Dean of Academic Programs & Services and the Dean of Student Support Services, and various program managers and department chairs to facilitate course offerings and certificate programs.
  • Works cooperatively with other NMC Administrators to facilitate the articulation of course offerings and programs between NMC and other institutions of higher education, including the redesign of programs to meet the appropriate standards of NMC and the partnering institutions.
  • Coordinates the identification of prospective instructors to join the CDI Adjunct Instructor pool.
  • Oversees the on-going process of billing and collection to and from government and private sector agencies, and for clients participating in various programs.
  • Facilitates the registration process of all participants engaged in CDI programs.
  • Seeks and secures grants and external funding to maintain program operations and other needs.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Additional Information

Essential Functions of the Position

Must be able to frequently operate a computer and other office productivity machinery. The individual in this position will frequently communicate with staff for various Procurement and Property situations.  Occasionally lifts office equipment, furniture’s and misc. products and supplies, weighing up to 10 Ibs.

Work Environment

The Work Environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the noise level in the work environment may vary. The employee may be tasked to work outdoors in the sun and heat, on or around wet surfaces, and other areas exposed to the elements.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted by 5:00 pm on the closing date. Deadlines that fall on a non-business day will be extended to the next business day.

Employment application forms are available at the Human Resources Office of the College and a pdf.file can be downloaded from our website: http://www.marianas.edu using Adobe Acrobat. Please submit all application materials to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

All post-secondary education degrees must be from a U.S. Department of Education recognized and accredited institution. It is our requirement that degrees be from a U.S.-accredited college or university. Foreign degrees may be accepted when accompanied with a credential evaluation report. A listing of authorized evaluation reports can be obtained at the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) website at http://www.naces.org/

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification (I-9) document form upon hire. Police/court clearance will be required upon job offer.




 

 

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