The Lansing Community College Technical Careers Division, offering over 30 programs in which we focus on providing students with high quality education and training, including significant hands-on learning opportunities, is seeking experienced, committed, and dynamic administrative personnel to assist our exceptional students, faculty, and staff. If you seek an opportunity to work with a great team of faculty and staff committed to student success in a professionally driven environment, then consider the following opportunity.
The Director of Trades Technology Services (TTS) is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the TTS Program. This position oversees all aspects of management related to the work-based learning programs within the Technical Careers Division. Additionally, the incumbent will be responsible for the Center for Manufacturing Excellence (CME) programs including the Manufacturing Engineering Technology programs (METD, METS, METM) and Welding Technology programs. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, apprenticeships, internships, co-ops, and job shadows, oversight of the CME with regard to instruction, facilitation of curriculum development, program review, ensuring compliance for all accredited program areas, scheduling faculty and courses, preparing budgets and monitoring expense. Also responsible for ensuring that equipment in the labs follow a maintenance plan and obtain the necessary repairs, assist with identifying new equipment needs, and planning for acquisition of such. Other responsibilities include leadership and management of assigned staff; serves as the primary contact with business and industry to market work-based learning programs; development of work-based learning programs that are tailored to the employer’s needs; identifying grant opportunities and working with staff to make application for grants, when appropriate; providing grant management oversight in relation to apprenticeships, and maintaining liaisons with external agencies such as workforce development boards, state and federal apprenticeship offices, etc, advisory committees and the greater Lansing community including industry partnerships with regards to issues of program development and service delivery. Must demonstrate a commitment to the diversity of a multi-cultural population, as well as work effectively in a team-based environment, seeking continuous improvement and adherence to the community college philosophy.