Professional Development Adult and Distance Education
Coordinator - Professional Education
Position Category: Staff - Full-Time
Under the direction of the Professional Education (P.E.) Director, organizes and coordinates professional and workforce development programs. Assists in the development and implementation of marketing and sales of programming based on community needs and program success data. Coordinates conferences and workshops and other programs, working with regional partners. Plans, organizes, and executes Professional Education and workforce courses and programs, classes, custom training, and associated activity, including vendors, facilities set-up, and coordinates program development and executive programming. Promotes and markets the visibility of the department in the community and within the institution. Seeks partnerships for program implementation and enhancement while building relationships with students and community partners.
Graduation from an accredited institution with a bachelors degree in a directly related field of study or a combination of education and experience totaling four years.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of professional development, continuing education, certifications, and community education programs, policies, and procedures.
Experience in marketing education programs.
Proficient in use of computers and computer applications including Microsoft Office Suite.
Creative, problem solving, decision making and entrepreneurial skills.
Ability to foster professional and working relationships with students, teachers, community leaders, donors, and office support staff as well as group with competing interests.
Ability and experience in managing program budgets.
Ability to communicate effectively, oral and written, with a diverse group of individuals.
Ability to deal effectively with the public, instructors, and staff and to project a positive image for the University.
Graduation from an accredited institution with a bachelors degree in Education, Administration, Business/Marketing, or a closely related field; OR an associates degree as described above and five years of experience related to the summary of duties; OR any combination of education and/or experience related to the summary of duties totaling seven years. Sales experience is a plus.
Occasional reaching, grasping and lifting (10 25 lbs.), frequent sitting, standing, walking, and talking. Some travel to different businesses and other UVU campuses. Evenings and Saturdays work as required.
UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.
Pay Range: $30,109 - $40,145
Advertisement Number: STA97418 Community Outreach/Econ Dev Staff
Open Date: 07/26/2018
Review Start Date: 08/01/2018
Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant: Priority consideration will be given to those applicants who apply on or before the Review Start Date." This job advertisement may close at any time after the review date.
Please list a minimum of three references. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process for a letter of recommendation.
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