Location: Providence, RI Category: Staff positions Posted On: Wed May 15 2019 Job Description:
Under the direction of the Director of the Center for Workforce Professional Development (CWPD), the Assistant Director supports the Center's operation through creation, growth and oversight of programs and partnership management. The Assistant Director serves as a liaison between the CWPD, UC Business Office, other University personnel, and CWPD clients for the coordination and logistics of CWPD activities.
Program Planning and Development
Assist with implementing workforce development programs, including planning and development, enrollment management and client relations.
Assist with partnership building.
Ensure student retention, both on-campus and off-campus.
Participate in the recruitment, training, and retention of CE Instructors; Build new programs that align to workforce development needs and state funded efforts.
Maintain necessary documentation for all program offerings.
Partnerships and Outreach
Assist with the development, coordination and management of partnerships with organizations, businesses, and growth industry leaders. Draft memorandum of understandings (MOU's), ensuring that all of the terms are fulfilled.
Identify prospective clients.
Introduce CWPD programs to prospective "corporate" clients and workforce development agencies.
Represent CWPD at relevant state and community workforce development meetings and events.
Build relationships with HR Directors of prospective organization partnerships.
Conduct information sessions for employees of organization and corporate partners.
Design and write grants to support CWPD program.
Respect and maintain confidentiality, parameters of operation, professional protocols, and individual privacy.
Perform other related tasks or projects as assigned by supervisor and/or supervisor's designee.
Master's degree in a related field.
Minimum eight year's relevant experience.
Strong interpersonal skills to interact with a variety of internal and external constituencies including students, business, government, community representatives, faculty and staff.
Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to clearly communicate concepts, ideas and information and influence audience.
Strong organizational skills, including high attention to detail and effective problem-solving skills.
Ability to function independently, work under pressure, multi-task successfully and prioritize multiple projects as needed.
Ability to react and adapt to changing situations appropriately.
Experience in workforce development and adult education.
As an institution committed to strengthening society through engaged teaching and learning as well as building the university that the world needs now, Roger Williams University values inclusion, seeks to reflect the diversity of the region and create access to higher education and career success.
The University seeks candidates who, through their work and life experiences, service to the community, and teaching or research, can contribute to our diversity, inclusivity, and equity goals.
Roger Williams University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and committed to a diverse workforce. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable state and federal law.
For information on our Non-discrimination and Title IX policy, visit: rwu.edu/NDT9
Salaries for new hires at Roger Williams University usually fall between the minimum and midpoint of the salary range.
Minimum 25th Midpoint 75th Maximum
$50,640 $55,817 $60,993 $66,169 $71,346
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About Roger Williams University
Roger Williams University is inextricably connected to Roger Williams, the 17th-century leader devoted to freedom of conscience and social justice who founded a community in Rhode Island based on those tenets. Roger Williams' philosophy, and what has been called his 'lively experiment,' nurtured the growth of vibrant and open societies. Our pursuit of excellence in education, academic accomplishment and community service is rooted in his focus on intellectual exchange, critical thinking, inclusiveness and innovation as a means of improving a free society. It is this legacy that inspires our core purpose.