District Director, Professional Development
North Orange County Community College District
District Human Resources
Percentage of Employment:
Months of Employment:
12 Months Per Year
Monday Friday, 8:00 am 5:00 pm (However, some flexibility such as evenings and weekends will be required to meet the needs of the department.)
Assume a proactive and innovative leadership role in the vision and implementation of meaningful District-wide professional development activities for faculty, classified and management groups, which comply, with District and state objectives in professional development. Establish professional development goals and objectives that align with the District and campus goals.
Provide leadership for the District-wide Professional Development Program; serve as chairperson of the District-wide Professional Development Committee; serve as a resource and work collaboratively with the campus professional development programs.
Design, plan, implement, and establish programs, goals, and objectives to align with institutional goals consistent with District-wide training needs; designs and develops programs throughout the year to meet annual objectives.
Develop, design, implement, and evaluate training curriculum; research, recommend and facilitate current trends in professional development. Review and select training materials.
Develop, implement, and manage a web-based professional development program.
Select consultants, faculty and staff to conduct training and workshops; conduct individual program evaluations, analyze performance indicators and prepare reports.
Develop and prepare professional development related contracts, forms, grant applications, awards, publicity, and other web-based or printed materials. Design, draft, analyze, review and select training material.
Develop, monitor, and administer an assigned budget and expenditures to implement the District's Professional Development Plan within the established guidelines; prepare year-end expenditure and activities report for assigned funds; prepare District and state reports for the Vice Chancellor's signature. This may include state, District and grant funds.
Attend and represent the District at local, regional, state, and national meetings and conferences related to staff and organizational development. Collaborate with professional development leaders at the State Chancellor's Office and other colleges and universities.
Design, plan, and implement leadership, mentor, and other related programs for faculty, staff and managers, including orientation sessions for employees District-wide.
Compile and maintain a variety of records, files and statistical reports related to District-wide professional development and activities. Conduct needs assessments and follow-up surveys of activities. Provide periodic reports to the Board of Trustees and administration.
Attend a variety of meetings as required; serve on committees and special projects as assigned; coordinate programs and services as appropriate with other District and college personnel.
Train and provide work direction and guidance to others as directed. Evaluate performance of assigned staff.
Learn and apply emerging technologies and advances (e.g., computer software applications) as necessary to perform duties in an efficient, organized, and timely manner.
Perform related duties as assigned.
Under the direction of the Vice Chancellor of Human Resources, this position is responsible for directing the District-wide professional development program. Coordinates, develops, plans, implements, and evaluates meaningful professional development activities. Collaborates and serves as a resource to campus, program and organizational development initiatives.
The District Director, Professional Development, maintains frequent contact with faculty, staff, and external agencies, consultants, and vendors.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of Education Code and other laws, rules, and regulations applicable to assigned areas of responsibility
Knowledge of basic principles and practices of curriculum development for training courses, including adult learning theory
Knowledge of developing and implementing training programs
Knowledge of organizational, communication, interpersonal, presentation and team-building skills
Knowledge of principles and practices of curriculum development for training courses
Knowledge of professional development and training trends in community college programs
Knowledge of a shared governance model
Knowledge of District organization, operations, policies, and objectives
Knowledge of correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and vocabulary
Knowledge of record keeping procedures
Knowledge of budget preparation and maintenance
Knowledge of appropriate software and learning management system
Knowledge of internet research techniques and online education and training models
Ability to utilize information technology for developing and delivering professional development opportunities
Ability to design, plan, implement, and evaluate a comprehensive professional development program
Ability to develop training programs, workshops, and seminars based on needs assessment
Ability to effectively publicize and promote training programs and activities
Ability to interpret, apply and explain laws, regulations, policies and procedures
Ability to assess, analyze, implement and evaluate research project activities
Ability to analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action
Ability to plan, organize and prioritize work
Ability to meet schedules and timelines
Ability to work independently with little direction
Ability to work confidentially with discretion
Ability to understand and follow oral and written directions
Ability to communicate efficiently both orally and in writing
Ability to supervise, train, and provide work direction to others
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others
This position requires a valid drivers license. Incumbent may be required to travel off site for business reasons. All employees driving personal, leased, or district-owned vehicles for District related activities must certify possession of a valid Drivers License. Employees must certify that personal vehicles are covered by automobile insurance as required by California law. (Board Policy 6360, Section 4.0)
The award of all degrees must be verifiable on a legible transcript. If degree award date is not posted on transcript your application will be deemed incomplete and removed from consideration. All degrees and course work used to satisfy the required minimum qualifications must be from accredited post-secondary institutions.
If selected for an interview, candidates are asked to be available on either Monday, July 8, 2019 or Tuesday, July 9, 2019.
Bachelors degree from a regionally accredited institution, preferably with a degree in training and development, education, organizational development, business or related field and four (4) years of related experience.
Experience working in professional development or training program facilitation.
Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff.
Masters degree in a related field.
Experience delivering effective trainings.
Experience developing curriculum and training programs utilizing learning theory.
Experience implementing and managing a learning management system.
Experience in shared governance in an educational setting.
High level of critical thinking, problem solving and analytical skills.
High professional standards and strong interpersonal skills.
Effective oral and written communication skills.
Office environment; subject to constant interruptions and frequent interactions with others; sitting for long periods at a time (up to 2-3 hours); may require off-site duties and activities.
$104,596 - $132,348 Annually
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Special Instructions Summary:
Applicants must complete the drivers license section of the application. If not completed, the application will be deemed incomplete and will not be considered.
The minimum required number of references for this position is three (3).
This is a designated classified management position subject to a one-year probationary period.
Initial salary placement will be determined by the Office of Human Resources in accordance with Board Policy and is not negotiable. The candidate selected for employment will be required to provide the following: official transcripts and verification of experience prior to the first duty day, identification and employment eligibility as outlined in the Immigration Reform and Control Act, fingerprints and required medical certification pursuant to statue. NOCCCD will not sponsor any visa applications.
The District may choose to fill one or more positions from this recruitment within the same fiscal year or 8 months, whichever is longer.
To ensure consistency and fairness to all applicants, please do not submit materials in addition to those requested. Additional materials will not be considered or returned. Be sure to complete all questions and sections of the application. For questions which may not apply, indicate N/A (not applicable). Do not use terms such as see resume or see attached.
All applications will be screened under a process of utmost confidentiality by a committee of representatives from the college community. Possession of the minimum qualifications does not ensure an interview. At the time of the interview a written exercise and/or an oral presentation related to the assignment may be required. Subsequent to the interviews, the screening committee will select candidates for final consideration. A second interview will be required of candidates selected as finalists.
NOCCCD offers reimbursement for candidate travel expenses. Visit http://www.nocccd.edu/policies-and-procedures to view the administrative procedures AP 7120-10.
Evaluations of foreign degrees and/or course work are required. See our website at http://www.nocccd.edu/minimum-qualifications for information regarding evaluation of foreign degrees.
If you would like to add additional transcripts not required by the position, you may upload them to the Additional Transcripts link when completing your application.
Reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities may be requested by calling (714) 808-4810 at least three business days in advance of the scheduled examination/interview date.
To apply, visit: https://nocccd.peopleadmin.com/postings/3604