Full-time Assistant Director of Professional Development - Northern Essex Community College
Northern Essex Community College
Location: Haverhill, Massachusetts
Internal Number: 148671
Location: Haverhill, MA Category: Professional Posted On: Tue Jun 7 2022 Job Description:
Full-time Assistant Director of Professional Development: (Non-Unit Professional Position) Haverhill Campus: 37.5 hours per week
Summary: The Center for Professional Development seeks to promote student success by nurturing the professional growth of faculty and staff. We provide recognition and support of learner-centered teaching in the classroom, professional growth opportunities, and leadership development at all levels of the college.
The Assistant Director of Professional Development is responsible for the overall management of the Center for Professional Development, including operations and various programs for faculty and staff within its portfolio.
The Assistant Director works under the leadership of the Dean of Academic Innovations and Professional Development and with contracted staff to connect full- and part-time faculty and staff to Center programs and resources.
RESPONSIBILITIES: This individual will serve as a productive member of the Center for Professional Development team working to meet the goals of Center and the college as a whole.
Work closely with Faculty Fellow and contracted staff to connect full- and part-time faculty and staff to Center programs and resources.
Manage programs and events:
Design, schedule, promote and evaluate workshops, events, symposia and meetings.
Maintain event records (registrations, budgets, evaluations)
Coordinate logistics with speakers
Manage collaborations with other college departments
Orient new employees:
Lead the design, implementation and evaluation of New Employee Orientation each semester, a collaboration with HR and college departments that includes welcoming new employees, providing resources, increasing employee engagement and creating a sense of belonging.
Organize and co-facilitate MassHire New Employee Orientation.
Organize and co-facilitate Essex County Corrections New Employee Orientation.
Conduct Mini Orientations/Meet and Greets to welcome new employees between orientations.
Connect design of New Employee Orientations to the mission and core values of college.
Manage leadership development initiatives:
Co-facilitate the NECC Leadership Academy.
Recruit employees to participate in external leadership programs (e.g., Leadership Development Institute (NELDI)
Encourage, connect and support colleagues in Leadership Programs
Collaborate with senior leadership to develop leadership and management training and assist in creating leadership competencies.
Encourage colleagues to focus on Leadership Capabilities.
Coach employees on leading with strengths:
Facilitate Strengths Workshops for departments
Provide one-on-one strengths coaching with staff and faculty
Facilitate Strengths workshops for student leaders
Chair the Professional Development Funding Committee:
Coordinate funding process
Communicate with applicants and committee members
Prepare documents, travel reimbursements and payment authorizations.
Manage the operations of the Center for Professional Development
Monitor budget and payroll
Maintain the physical space of the Center, including managing the schedule, replenish office supplies and refreshments, and arrange for maintenance or repairs of technology.
Communicate in writing and verbally on behalf of the Dean
Maintain departmental website with updated information
Publish department newsletter and program information
Maintain collaboration with the Merrimack College Higher Education/Community Engagement Master's Degree Program
Co-create policy and procedures guidelines while identifying and orienting prospective qualified employees interested in the program.
Receive and coordinate course voucher distribution according to guidelines
Follow-up with employees for successful completion in the program
Manage list of employees interested in pursuing a Master's degree
Coordinate group visit with students
Represent NECC/CPD at State-wide Community College Professional Development Consortium
Plan, coordinate and lead meetings statewide to connect regarding professional development opportunities
Coordinate Mental Health First Aid Training for faculty, staff, students and external constituents
Bachelor's and three years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, experience working as part of a Higher Education team. Must have experience with program development and facilitation.
Must have knowledge of technology as it relates to budgeting, scheduling, and communication systems.
Outstanding communication skills are required, both verbal and written with strong interpersonal skills. Strong organizational and time management skills.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with ethnic, cultural, socially diverse populations and a multi-campus environment.
Demonstrated growth in positions held within Higher Education institution, including experience in the use of data management systems.
M.S. degree in a related field
Preferred experience with Banner, Constant Contact, 25Live, Zoom, LinkedIn Learning
Bilingual (Spanish and English)
Experience working with and supporting a culturally diverse population
BACKGROUND CHECK: Candidates will be required to pass a CORI and SORI check as a condition of employment.
COVID-19 VACCINATION REQUIREMENT:
Candidates for employment should be aware that all Northern Essex Community College students, faculty and staff have been fully vaccinated since January 3, 2022. Accordingly, initial employment is dependent upon receipt and verification of full vaccination status records; details of how to fulfill vaccine record verification requirements will be provided during the hire and onboarding process.
Salary: Anticipated salary range is $60,000.00 - $70,000.00 annually with complete fringe benefit package including competitive health insurance, dental insurance, basic life insurance, long-term disability insurance, paid sick, vacation and personal leave, educational benefits for employee/spouse/dependents, and excellent retirement benefits
NECC is a public, two-year college that offers comprehensive academic programs of study leading to the Associate in Arts degree, the Associate in Science degree and Certificates of program completion.Our dedicated teaching faculty accept with enthusiasm the challenge of responding properly to the differing backgrounds of their students and, at the same time, directing and leading them toward broader understandings. Our faculty are deeply involved in the planning of each class and in the achievement of each student, and are equally dedicated to personal achievement. As well as the specialized academic opportunities and tutoring that the college provides for our students, our faculty have the time and the commitment to advise as well as instruct students, and to provide support and encouragement.