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Director of Career Pathways and Community Partnerships

Department Student Affairs
Salary D.O.E.
City/State Talladega/AL
Education: Bachelor's Degree Required; Master's Degree Preferred.
Type Faculty
Experience: See Qualifications Below
Category Faculty
Relocation No
Salary D.O.E.
Contact Email brhoden@talladega.edu
Contact Name Talladega College Office of Human Resources
Relocation No

Job Summary

Description:

Talladega College is seeking an individual for the Director of Career Pathways and Community Partnerships whose primary function is to coordinate the Academics and Career Pathways and collaborate with INROADS, business/industry and community to support work-based-learning. Ensure the implementation plan for the UNCF Career Pathways Initiative Cluster grant and INROADS partnership is completed successfully. The Director provides leadership, administers and implements Career Pathway programs, activities and components relevant to grant development, INROADS partnership, career and special projects; in partnership with internal and external stakeholders. The UNCF Career Pathways Cluster grant includes Oakwood University and Tougaloo College. The duration of the grant is five years. The Director will report directly to the Vice President of Student Affairs and INROADS.

Responsibilities:

  • Develops, plans and implements the College's Career Pathways INROADS partnership and UNCF grant funded programs, and other activities as required; leads planning efforts, discussions and provides input and recommendations to the development of an overall college Career Pathway; provides leadership and support to faculty in the implementation of grant funded Career Pathways projects and ensures that projects are aligned with institutional standards and objectives; administer and implement Career Pathways programs and activities to meet departmental, institutional and regional goals, objectives, and grant deliverables to the INROADS Partnership Lead, TOT (Talladega, Oakwood, Tougaloo) Cluster Lead and to UNCF CPI.
  • Assist in developing and implementing marketing, recruitment and retention strategies specific to Career Pathways. Engage and support career pathways students through educational requirements, career exploration, training, job search and successful completion of career pathways certificates. Conduct and interpret assessment scores to determine students' educational and personal needs. Track student progress and trigger targeted and necessary interventions. Assist students in creating educational plans to identify career pathways goals and required resources. Collaborate with agency partners, business and industry for internships and job placements. Plan and coordinate career pathways campus events such as informational workshops, college visitations and tours, business and industry visits
  • Track statistics, gather data, and write reports specific to guidelines provided for the UNCF Career Pathways Cluster grant, INROADS and the Office of Institutional Effectiveness. Maintain safeguards regarding confidential and/or sensitive files and documents. Monitor and review assigned budget account. Design, create and maintain Career Pathways website.
  • The Director of Career Pathways and Community Partnerships will work closely with the INROADS Partnership Lead, Career Pathways Liaison at Oakwood University and Tougaloo College for the duration of the UNCF Career Pathways Cluster grant.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisors.

Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree required (Master's Degree Preferred) and experience with grant administration required and at least five years of experience in student services, career services, higher education administration, education, or a related field preferred.

Experience in leading or coordinating student success initiatives on a college campus. Ability to work well with colleagues in a team effort, manage multiple tasks simultaneously, and develop and write reports, business correspondence, and PowerPoint presentations required. Excellent managerial, interpersonal relations, Microsoft Excel for data analysis/budgeting, and oral and written communication skills required. Candidate must possess a valid driver's license and available to travel frequently.

Application Process:

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, TC application, resume, copy of transcript, and at least 3 professional references online to brhoden@talladega.edu. If no access to computer, mail credentials to the Human Resources Office, 627 W. Battle St, Talladega, AL 35160. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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The history of Talladega College began on November 20, 1865, when two former slaves William Savery and Thomas Tarrant, both of Talladega, met in convention with a group of new freedmen in Mobile, Alabama.

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