Danville Community College developed from two institutions, Danville Technical Institute and the Danville Division of Virginia Polytechnic Institute opened in 1936 as Danville Textile School, becoming Danville Technical Institute just after World War II. The Danville Division of Virginia Polytechnic Institute first began as an engineering division in 1946, and was later expanded to include the first two years of course work for all engineering, business administration, liberal arts, and science majors.Â Beginning in the summer of 1966, all programs taught by Danville Technical Institute were brought under the Virginia Department of Community Colleges. Effective July 1, 1968, the Danville Division of Virginia Polytechnic Institute merged with the existing community college providing the comprehensive programs now offered.JOB SUMMARY:The Vice President works with the President and the Presidentâ™s Executive Cabinet to determine vision, strategy, short and long-range goals, operating budgets, capital plans and effective governance policies for the College. The Vice President is responsible for enrollment, budget, data management and analysis, and assisting in the organization, design, and development of new career and technical education programs, as well as leading Workforce Development efforts at Danville Community College. These efforts include: customized training in business & industry; healthcare, nonprofit and government sectors; workforce development programs and professional/career training programs. The Vice President also works closely with staff to achieve the goals of the division in accordance with the mission, and purposes of the college.In addition, the Vice President functions in a liaison capacity between the College and the community to ensure that Danville Community College is meeting the continuing education/community development needs of the community, particularly in the areas of workforce preparation and economic development. The Vice President will also have an ongoing link with the Vice President of Academic and Student Services. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Aligns workforce and training programs with academic, industry and public sector educational and training needs.Â Plays a key role in developing effective partnerships with businesses and industries in the identification of training needs, including conducting quantitative and qualitative training needs assessments, and development of customized workforce solutions.Â Provides leadership in course and programmatic design, instructional delivery and assessment activities, conducting research and analysis to evaluate viability of new and existing non-credit programs.Â Advises business and industry partners, agencies, community organizations on grant options to support prospective and incumbent workforce skills improvement.Â Submits scheduled information to the VP of Academic and Student Services on time and in the prescribed form for inclusion in master schedules and community schedules.Â Recruits, interviews, and recommends faculty to the President.Â Follows VCCS procedures in preparing student records for students awarded credit and continuing education units.Â Makes salary recommendations to the President for instructors teaching non-curricular credit courses and non-credit programs.Â Determines classroom needs for continuing education and workforce services programs and coordinates these needs with the VP of Academic and Student Services to ensure maximum utilization of space.Â Provides overall leadership for the workforce training work of DCC. Such duties include supervising, leading and coaching the workforce training team and providing progress reports to DCCâ™s President and the Presidentâ™s Executive Cabinet.Â Oversees grant-funded student support programs including TARE, CAPE, SCALE-UP, and TRIO EOC, but not limited to these.Â Informs the VP of Academic and Student Services of any curricular course(s) or program(s) that should be offered to meet community needs in order to ensure all College offerings are coordinated effectively.Â Provides management oversight of all noncredit curriculum planning, program development and implementation, and program review, supervision and leadership to staff.Â Provides leadership in strategic planning for the division, budget development, and the creation and assessment of institutional effectiveness measures in all assigned areas.Â Helps identify and secure appropriate institutional resources to support professional development of workforce development faculty and staff.Â Serves as the institutional liaison to a variety of economic and workforce training agencies, employer partner organizations, and other state, local and university committees as appropriate.Â Ensures area alignment with college strategic initiatives and facilitates the preparation of short- and long-term plans in support of college mission, vision and goals.Â Ensures division compliance with applicable federal, state, and local regulations, accrediting commissions, licensing requirements, and with administrative regulations and Board policies as appropriate.Â Performs all other related duties as assigned.
Masterâ™s degree from an accredited institution.Â Substantial supervisory management and budgeting experience in workforce development programs.Â Background in workforce development and training, needs assessment, grant development, and grants administration.Â Demonstrated tactical experience along with the ability to think and act strategically with demonstrated success in managerial and leadership roles.Â Practical involvement in developing and implementing a variety of credit, noncredit and short-term credit programs.Â Demonstrated experience in effectively promoting workforce development programs to the community.Â Commitment to collaborating with faculty on creating and implementing credit and noncredit blended course designs.Â Excellent interpersonal skills and a personal commitment to equity.Â Strong communication skills written and oral, and experience presenting information and summary reports internally and to the public.Â Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.)Â Experience working in a collaborative manner with diverse constituencies.
Virginia's Community College's educate 240,000 credit students annually and over 170,000 non-credit students at 23 Community Colleges with over 40 campus locations throughout the Commonwealth. Our mission is to provide comprehensive higher education and workforce training programs and services of superior quality. These programs are financially and geographically accessible to meet the individual, business, and community needs of the Commonwealth.