JOB TITLE: Coordinator of Workforce Education

DEPARTMENT: Instruction and Student Services

REPORTS TO: Workforce and Continuing Education Director

SALARY:  $18.53 per hour

The Coordinator of Workforce and Corporate Education (CWCE) is responsible for coordination, identification, development, scheduling and evaluation of (non-credit)  professional development education and workforce training courses and programs . The Coordinator is also responsible for “Workforce Navigator” duties as listed under currently funded grant programs; and administration of current and future grants. Under the supervision of the Workforce and Continuing Education Director, the individual serving in this capacity will establish partnerships between Dawson Community College (DCC) and the area workforce on behalf of students at DCC.

Nature of Work: The selected individual will be responsible for coordination, identification, development, scheduling, promotion and evaluation of corporate education (non-credit) courses as well as educational and training programs that are offered either at the Glendive campus/location, off-site, and/or at a specific company location.

This position also coordinates, plans, evaluates and develops continuing education or workforce courses and educational programs. This position will interact daily with students and CTE faculty and serve as a liaison between the college, community, companies, and/or company-sponsored personnel.

The individual selected will analyze, observe and evaluate the effectiveness of training or coursework offered. The CWCE cooperates as a team member in developing curriculum or modifying existing curriculum to meet client needs; must participate in needs assessments.

The CWCE recruits clients/students and provides orientation to instructors regarding DCC policy and procedures. Coordinates, plans and conducts meetings and developmental activities for instructors. Identifies possible instructors. Develops handouts, designs catalogs, brochures and promotional materials for program area(s) assigned. Maintains records, provides information required for decision-making and completes related reports. Prepares statistical reports, maintains files, and monitors assigned budget allocation.

Personal Contacts: Daily contact with college students, faculty,and staff through face to face, telephone, e-mail, skillshops, and meetings. Frequent contact with businesses in the DCC recruiting area.

Supervision Received: Receives supervision as stated in yearly contractual agreement and arranges daily work responsibilities accordingly. Receives additional instructions from supervisor through memos, e-mail, and monthly Student Services meetings.

Supervision Exercised: No direct supervision.

Essential Functions: This position requires the ability to communicate orally and in writing, read written material, adhere to written policies and procedures, prioritize daily work responsibilities, coordinate schedules, train clients, market program offerings, meetings, maintain records, and decide what techniques, textbooks, and other educational media to utilize for effective training of clientel Position must be physically able to reach with hands and arms, perform finger and hand dexterity, use visual acuity, and be mobile. Requires current driver’s license and insurability in the State of Montana.

Knowledge: Thoroughly familiar with continuing education and workforce development practice/theory. Understanding of learning style preferences and techniques necessary for engaging all learners. Familiarity with state and federal grant policy, processes, and procedures.

Skills: Excellent communication skills, to include interpersonal skills, verbal and written skills, and presentation skills.

Abilities: The ability to advise students and assist in career placement with employers; to identify job opportunities and report on the job market. The ability to create reports, inclusive of data and statistics and present reports to varying populations is critical. The ability to collect data, analyze the data using basic statistical methods and graphically represent the data will be seen as a key component. Establishing effective working relationships with fellow staff members, students, supervisor, and the general public is imperative.  Communicating effectively with students, faculty, administrators, and workforce representatives is absolutely necessary. Familiarity with entering data into forms and reporting from MS Access database.

The above knowledge,skills,and abilities are typically acquired through a combination of education and/or experience equivalent to:

Required Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree or Associate’s degree with three years related experience in areas of training, education, career counseling, or job placement. Experience working with individuals of diverse backgrounds. Grant management experience

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience in workforce training and development. Experience with corporate evaluations of training or academic assessments of curricula. Workforce training or Career & Technical Education faculty experience. Successful grant-writing background. Knowledge of Banner, Moodle, and/or related learning management systems.

Evaluation of this position will be based primarily upon performance of the preceding requirements and duties. Examples of job performance criteria include, but are not limited to the following:

Observes work hours.

Demonstrates punctuality.

Performs assigned duties.

Maintains accurate and timely records.

Prepares and submits accurate and timely reports.

Deals tactfully and courteously with college students and the general public.

Adheres to standards of confidentiality of information and documentation.

Conducts student evaluations for tutoring services.

Demonstrates dependability in completing work in a timely manner.

Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with fellow staff members, students, supervisor, and the general public.


Completed Dawson Community College application

Current resume

Cover letter

Copies of college transcripts (original transcripts required, if hired)

Three professional references (names, addresses, and phone numbers)

Human Resources Department


Qualified protected class individuals are encouraged to apply. Dawson Community College must comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of1986. If hired, you will be required to provide documents to show your identity and authorization to work.

Nondiscrimination Policy: Dawson Community College does not discriminate on the basis of creed, race, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy status, marital status, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation with respect to access, employment, programs, or services.  The College is in compliance with Executive Order 11246; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended by the Equal Employment Opportunity Act of 1972; Title IX regulation Implementing Educational Amendments of 1972; Section 504, Rehabilitation Act of 1973; the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990; the 1991 Civil Rights Act; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, as amended; the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974; Title 49, the Montana Human Rights Act; and all other federal, state, and college rules, laws, regulations and policies. Inquiries or complaints concerning these matters should be brought to the attention of John Bole, Director of Student Learning and Engagement, Title IX Coordinator. Telephone: (406) 377-9416. Email: jbole@dawson.edu. Office: 117 Library. Mailing Address: John Bole, Title IX Coordinator, 300 College Drive, Glendive, MT 59330.

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