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Employer: Wichita Area Technical College
Division: Strategic Innovations
Job Title: Project Coordinator, Career Development
Salary: $42000.00 

Job Description:

Job Summary:

The Project Coordinator facilitates the design, development and implementation of career development skills and programs for WSU Tech students.  The position focuses on activities that promote the growth and development of soft skills, work ethic and professional behaviors for WSU Tech students enrolled in technical programs.  This position reports to the Director of Workforce Initiative.  This position works directly with WSU Tech students, faculty members and Strategic Innovations Leadership team to provide a supportive learning experience on Professional/Personal Development in order to promote job retention and career development.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  1. Supports WSU Tech students in career development programs and activities.
  2. Designs, plans and implements course schedules and class assignments.
  3. Designs, develops and implements career development curriculum that meets course standards and ADA requirements.
  4. Manages, tracks and supports adjunct instructors assigned to the program courses.
  5. Maintains gradebook and attendance via Blackboard Learning Management System.
  6. Ensures student success in an online, hybrid, and face to face learning environment.  This includes administrative tasks such as attendance, course communication and grade reporting.
  7. Supports Director in employability skills programming, scheduling and evaluation.
  8. Communicates effectively with the division team members to support student success.
  9. Provides excellent customer service to students and colleagues.
  10. Ensures technology is used correctly for all operations.
  11. Regularly reports metrics related to the activities and responsibilities of Career Development.
  12. Possess a flexible and adaptable work mentality.
  13. Other duties as assigned.

Education, Experience, Knowledge & Skills Needed:

  • BS/BA required, master’s degree preferred. Bachelor degree in alternate program area may be considered with relevant work experience
  • Prior experience as a program coordinator or related/relevant position.
  • Tech savvy, advanced user skills are required with MS Word, MS Outlook, and MS Excel.
  • A demonstrated ability to establish and maintain a professional working relationship with a wide variety of individuals coming from diverse backgrounds.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritize work flow, work well with minimum supervision, and accept responsibility for total task completion.
  • Effective time management skills, including the ability to manage multiple projects, and meet deadlines in a timely manner, and the ability to prudently prioritize tasks, projects and goals.
  • Ability to work effectively as a team member with college administrators, faculty, and staff in order to achieve the goals of the division and institution.

Other Position Requirements:  

  1. Work effectively and productively as a team member.  Keep others informed of information needed.  Treat others with respect, maintaining a spirit of cooperation.
  2. Maintain effective and professional verbal and written interactions with peers, customers, supervisors and other staff.  Use diplomacy and tact in dealing with difficult situations or people.  Demonstrate effective listening skills. Is receptive to constructive feedback.
  3. Maintain acceptable overall attendance record, to include department meetings, all-employee meetings/trainings as required.  Ensure appropriate notification to supervisor for absences, and ensure that work is covered.  Be flexible in work schedule when needed.
  4. Produce quantity of work necessary to meet job requirements.
  5. Demonstrate the ability and willingness to handle new assignments, changes in procedures and business requirements.  Identify what needs to be done and take appropriate action.
  6. Complete assigned work; meet deadlines without reminders/follow-up from supervisor or others.
  7. Perform work conscientiously with a high degree of accuracy.
  8. Participate in a minimum of 20 hours professional development activities on an annual basis to remain current with industry trends and advancements.

Working Conditions:  

Must be able to work in a multi-tasked, high-volume environment, completing multiple and competing priorities. Daily attendance is required to meet the needs of students and prospective students. Attendance is required at meetings and in-services some of which may be out of the area. Schedules may fluctuate to accommodate College needs, deadlines and delivery of services. Long periods of sitting and/or standing required. Extended periods of typing/data entry are required. Sufficient vision and hearing are required to complete the work and interact with students, staff, faculty and the public. Independent travel by car and/or public carrier is required to enable flexibility to work at alternate campuses when needed. Work schedule will be as needed and required by administration to accomplish assigned duties.

Vacancy Number: AD100-0009

Open Date: 3/1/2018 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: