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UA-PTC Career Center Director
Pulaski Technical College in North Little Rock, Arkansas
 
 
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Date Posted 01/17/2022
Category
Admin-Career Development and Services
Salary -  USD Per Year
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

UA-PTC Career Center Director

 

Type of Position:  Professional Staff - Project/Program Administration


Workstudy Position: No


Job Type: Regular


Sponsorship Available: No


Institution Name: University of Arkansas Pulaski Technical College


University of Arkansas - Pulaski Technical College at North Little Rock is an integral part of the Arkansas Technical and Community College System maintained by the State of Arkansas. The college is governed by the University of Arkansas System Board of Trustees and a seven-member Board of Visitors and derives its support largely from student tuition and fees and legislative appropriations.

UA - Pulaski Tech, a comprehensive two-year college, offers associate degree and certificate programs for students who plan to transfer to four-year colleges and universities and/or for career preparation and advancement. Below you will find the details for the position including any supplementary documentation and questions you should review before applying for the opening. To apply for the position, please click the Apply link/button.

For general application assistance or if you have questions about a job posting, please contact Human Resources at (501) 812-2839.


Department: Chancellor


 

Summary of Job Duties:

UA - Pulaski Technical College Career Center in Little Rock, Arkansas is accepting applications for a full-time Director.

 

GENERAL STATEMENT OF THE POSITION:
Under the supervision of the Dean of the School of Technical and Professional Sciences, the Director performs a variety of highly responsible administrative and supervisory tasks including, but not limited to: building, supporting and sustaining the UA-PTC Career Center that provides CTE programming for secondary students. The Director will collaborate with educators, business and industry, and local Chambers of Commerce to provide relevant and rigorous CTE courses of study (based on industry and academic standards) that prepare students for success in education and careers.


 

REQUIRED GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Report to and collaborate with the UA-PTC Dean of the School of Professional and Technical Sciences.
  • Collaborate with faculty and staff of UA-PTC on career and technical education initiatives as it pertains to the UA-PTC Career Center.
  • Develop, implement, and promote high demand, relevant Center CTE programs.
  • Collaborate with secondary school districts, business and industry, and Chambers of Commerce to align Center programs to metro CTE initiatives such as the Academies of Central Arkansas, and district CTE programs in the greater metro area.
  • Serve as the Center liaison with the AR Department of Education, AR Dept. of Career Education, and the AR Office of Skills Development as required actions pertain to the Career Center.
  • Preparing and maintaining the Career Center budget.
  • Hiring, training, and supervising Career Center staff.
  • Coordinating staff development activities.
  • Ensuring that Center programs and courses align with appropriate college programs and courses.
  • Developing new Career Center programs as needed.
  • Providing a communication link between the Center and metro Little Rock school districts with CTE programming.
  • Providing necessary reports and documents to state and local agencies.
  • Inventory, develop, and evaluate business partnerships that benefit Center students and programs.
  • Work with secondary school leaders and business to design, develop, and implement work-based learning opportunities for Center students.
  • Analyze and evaluate program facilities, equipment, and materials and make recommendations for necessary updating.
  • Conducts presentations and prepares performance reports for UA-PTC administration, the community, and State.
  • Skilled in curriculum planning, implementation, evaluation, and instruction.


Qualifications:

REQIRIED MINIMUM SKILLS:

  • Effective communication skills (i.e., written and spoken) requiring frequent contact with the public.
  • Lead through servant leadership with the Career Center team.
  • Embrace diversity, equity and inclusion as the leader of the Career Center.
  • Experience working with state and federal grant funded programs.
  • Skill in computer operations and use of programs involving word processing, Excel, Power Point, etc.
  • Energetic and self-directed.
  • Proficient organizational skills.
  • Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with staff and students.
  • Attention to detail and follow through.
  • Attention, comprehension and implementation of safety considerations and requirements.
  • Skill in computer operations and use of programs involving word processing, Excel, Power Point, etc.

 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

 

The secondary technical center director needs to have a minimum of 3 years’ experience (in areas including, but not limited to, teaching, supervision, and administration) at the secondary or post-secondary levels. However, subject to the requirements for secondary technical center directors, equivalent experience may be substituted on a case by case basis.

 

Preferred:

  • Secondary technical center endorsement.
  • Master’s degree

 

The applicant must agree to attend New Secondary Technical Center Director training to be defined by Arkansas Department of Career Education.

 

Required Documents to Apply:

Cover Letter/Letter of Application, List of three Professional References (name, email, business title), Resume, Unofficial/Official Transcript(s)

 

Recruitment Contact Information:


All application materials must be uploaded to the University of Arkansas System Career Site https://uasys.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/UASYS  

Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.


Pre-employment Screening Requirements:

  • Criminal Background Check,
  • Motor Vehicle Reports Check,
  • Sex Offender Registry


University of Arkansas - Pulaski Technical College is committed to providing a safe campus community. Title IX protects the college community from sexual harassment in a school's education programs and activities. This means that Title IX protects the college community in connection with all academic, educational, extracurricular, athletic, and other programs of the school, whether those programs take place in a school's facilities, in college transportation, at a class or training program sponsored by the school at another location, or elsewhere.

No person at the University of Arkansas - Pulaski Technical College will, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied benefit of, or be subjected to sex discrimination, sexual harassment, or sexual misconduct under any education program or activity.

We conduct background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check. For certain positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check, a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) check, and/or drug screening. Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.


Constant Physical Activity:

Feeling, Hearing, Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding, Standing, Talking, Walking


Frequent Physical Activity: Grasping, Reaching, Sitting


Occasional Physical Activity: Driving


Benefits Eligible: Yes

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