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Community Education Program Manager - Garner

Category/Level: PSS/4

Basic Function: Manage the development, assessment, implementation, marketing, and evaluation of new and on-going community education courses, programs, and activities assigned to the NIACC Continuing Education Division. Coordinate programs and services that utilize the NIACC community education centers and local school networks. This position will be based primarily in Garner out of the Garner Education Center and cover classes and activities primarily in the cities of Belmond, Forest City, Garner, Lake Mills, and Britt.  


Coordinate and market existing community education courses, programs, and partnerships.
Develop, implement, market, and evaluate new community education classes, programs, and partnerships based on assessed community needs.
Organize and convene local advisory committees to solicit input on local course needs and execution.
Select and terminate part-time instructors as needed; supervise the orientation, induction, staff development, and evaluation of part-time instructors.
Serve as a liaison and NIACC representative to appropriate external agencies and associations.
Serve as member of divisional and institutional committees and work cooperatively with other college personnel.
Provide input on annual budgeting process.
Advise Continuing Education Dean on activities within the assigned areas.
Promote and coordinate the use of college facilities by campus and non-campus organizations.
Work effectively with very little supervision.
Attend NIACC Continuing Education Council meetings.
Enter courses in NIACC MIS system (Lumens).
Participate in professional organizations and maintain professional growth.
Promote the Centers and related activities by speaking and listening to community members, speaking to groups, placing articles in the local paper, distributing bulletins and flyers, and maintaining a Facebook page, among others.
Proctor ACCUPLACER and ALEKS tests and provide other test proctoring services.
Maintain NIACC literature rack. Provide NIACC information to walk-ins and callers as able; refer to proper on-campus contact(s).
Coordinate and promote rotating NIACC services offered at the Center, (admissions, financial aid, etc.)
Four School Partnership-Communicate with participating school administration and coordinate agreement process.
Participate in the management of the Garner Education Center facility.
Work with partner organizations and other community education program coordinators to offer annual schedule of motorcycle licensure prep classes.
Work with partner organizations to offer annual schedule of moped licensure prep courses.
Organize and execute annual Quilting seminar.
Organize and executive annual Quilting Treasures bus trip.
Perform in a manner which strengthens the coordination and cooperation of all organizational components of the College, including opportunities for student recruitment.  
NIACC Core Principles: All employees are expected to adhere to all NIACC policies and procedures. NIACC administration, faculty, and staff value a positive working environment of mutual respect, therefore, all employees are to maintain a positive attitude and respect for others when working with all NIACC departments, employees, students, partners, and the public.

Qualifications: A baccalaureate degree plus three years of successful applicable work experience.