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HERC: Metro New York & Southern Connecticut Dean of Workforce Development and Continuing Education in New York, New York

Employer Name: Guttman Community College (CUNY)

Dean of Workforce Development and Continuing Education POSITION DETAILS Reporting to the Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs, the Dean of Workforce Development & Continuing Education is a member of the Provost?s leadership team and plans, directs, manages, and oversees a broad range of workforce development initiatives and the new development of continuing education offerings at the College. The Dean will provide overall direction and strategic leadership of Workforce Development and Continuing Education operations and finances, consistent with the mission and vision of the College. The Dean serves on the Guttman Academic Affairs Cabinet and provides management, counsel, and feedback on policy and administrative issues related to workforce development. The Dean will serve on committees and subcommittees at the College/University and represent the College in engagements with relevant external higher education organizations that improve the standing, reputation, and impact of the College. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: Leads College efforts to develop inaugural continuing education/workforce development programming in alignment with Labor Market needs, industry partnerships, and best practices in adult and continuing education in the Career Innovation Hub. Oversees community engagement and an industry/employer partnership development plan to significantly increase active pool of partners in support of workforce development programs and continuing education programming. Cultivates relationships with employers and community-based organizations to build pathways into non-credit programs, engaging employers, funders, industry experts, faculty, staff, unions, community and civic organizations, and others, to ensure the success of workforce initiatives in the division. Supervises the Career Innovation Hub and all efforts related to student preparation for workplace and careers, including the creation of occupational training programs tied to workforce development and continuing education that prepare students for employment and career advancement and fulfill the workforce development mission of the College. Pursues and implements workforce initiatives that align with industry needs, ensuring sustainability of workforce programming, including budgets. Conducts analysis of workforce and continuing education needs based on information from business and industry partners (non-credit certificate programs, industry specific licensure, certifications, other credentials). In collaboration with academic, enrollment, and student affairs leadership, responds to community requests and needs in developing market-driven workforce programs and provides opportunities for program modifications in response to student enrollment or success data. In collaboration with college grants personnel, identifies and pursues grant opportunities that bolster experiential learning and workforce initiatives. Represents the Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs at College, University, and other external programs as needed. Assumes other related duties assigned by the Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs. About Guttman Community College: The Stella and Charles Guttman Community College is a beacon of innovation and knowledge creation in higher education, a two-year college where evidence-based high-impact practices in curriculum design and delivery permeate the educational model and have yielded graduation rates that are the highest in CUNY?s community college sector and above the national average. Located in midtown Manhattan, Guttman draws a culturally diverse student body from across New York City and is a federally designated Hispanic Serving Institution. The College is committed to using a range of innovative approaches to achieve its goals and to improve student persistence, retention, completion, and transfer. The centerpiece of Guttman?s educational model is an integrated first- year core curriculum, where students examine current world issues and use New York City as a living text and laboratory. Thus, connecting information and concepts across multiple disciplines, contexts, and perspectives. This immersive approach equips Guttman students with the foundation of knowledge and skills essential to their intellectual, social, civic, and professional endeavors in and beyond the classroom. The College admitted its first cohort of 300 students in August 2012 and has established a bold goal to increase enrollment as informed by its new strategic plan (Guttman Forward 2028). Before applying, candidates are strongly encouraged to visit the Stella and Charles Guttman Community College website (www.guttman.cuny.edu) to learn more about the institution. QUALIFICATIONS This position is in CUNY?s Executive Compensation Plan. All executive positions require a minimum of a Bachelor?s degree and eight years? related experience. The successful candidate will possess the following knowledge, skills, abilities/competencies, and professional attributes: A record of proven leadership, with a minimum of 3 years of progressive administrative experience in workforce development. Strong knowledge of the New York City metropolitan statistical area and its associated workforce needs and partners and evidence of a strong commitment to the goals of urban, public higher education serving diverse populations. Experience with institutional strategic planning, analysis, and fiscal management. Experience supervising and managing personnel with strong interpersonal skills to communicate effectively, and the ability to work with a culturally diverse population. Experience managing programmatic development and outcomes assessment in a community college or workforce agency context. Knowledge of best practices in career education and alignment across credit and non-credit programming. Strong technical expertise and understanding of academic technology applications for learning and advisement. Strong entrepreneurial, innovative leadership, and oral and written communication skills. CUNY TITLE Dean COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS $150,000 - $155,000; Salary commensurate with education and experience. CUNY?s benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world. HOW TO APPLY Before applying, candidates are asked to visit the Stella and Charles Guttman Community College ?Why Work at Guttman ? Model Guttman Employee? website (https://guttman.cuny.edu/faculty-staff/human-resources/prospectiveemployees/why-work-at-guttman/) to learn about the many attributes of the model employee for Guttman. Visit www.cuny.edu, access the employment page, log in or create a new user account, and search for this vacancy using the Job ID (28559) or Title (Dean of Workforce Development & Continuing Education). Select "Apply Now" and provide the requested information. In order to be considered for the position, candidates must upload, a complete application by the closing date. A complete application must include: A cover letter that highlights your education and experience and what would make you a Model Guttman Employee An equity Statement of approximately 500 words; for more information about that questions that must be addressed please visit: https://guttman.cuny.edu/faculty-staff/human-resources/prospective-employees/apply-interview/#1562783751506-67588d88-651b Resume/CV Contact information for 3 professional references. Incomplete applications will not be considered. CLOSING DATE Open until filled with review of resumes starting on July 4, 2024 JOB SEARCH CATEGORY CUNY Job Posting: Executive EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer. Job ID 28559 Location Guttman Community College