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Executive Director of Advanced Robotics Center

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

To ensure consideration, interested applicants must submit an application, resume, and transcript(s) online on this website. Once the online application is complete and a resume is uploaded online, a confirmation number will be given to the applicant verifying receipt of the application. Human Resources Office, Dept. 200 Motlow State Community College Telephone (931) 393-1541 E-mail: kveazey@mscc.edu Website: www.mscc.edu Motlow College is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Sections 504/ADA employer

Posting Details

Posting Text

Title Executive Director
Position Title Executive Director of Advanced Robotics Center
Department MSCC - VP for Marketing and Campus Activities
Position Summary

Represent Motlow College by serving as the Advanced Robotics Training Center (ARTC) administrator. Provide non-credit educational and training opportunities for businesses, industries, and governmental agencies in the region, credit courses, and assist with the recruitment of students and faculty. Provide overall leadership handling such duties as scheduling and management of the facility, budgeting, managing the collection of fees, recruiting, marketing, and overseeing assessment and program evaluation methods. Collects and reports necessary data on gainful employment as mandated by the Tennessee Board of Regents.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities

(Duties and responsibilities listed below are examples of work performed and may be modified as needs of the College dictate)

• Oversee the day-to-day operation of services for the Advanced Robotics Training Center.

• Assist in planning materials and equipment needs for the programs and courses offered at the center.

• Coordinate and be responsible for the preparation of the facility schedule.

• Manage and coordinate the development of non-credit courses offered at the ARTC.

• Assure that all programs and courses adhere to the established policies, procedures, and standards in accordance with federal, state and local regulations and guidelines.
• Develop and manage appropriate evaluation and reporting processes to determine program success and effectiveness.

• Establish goals and strategic plans for the ARTC.

• Interface with city, county, community, and business/industry leaders through membership and participation in community service organizations, industrial and chamber groups.

• Establish an Advisory Council for Robotics to keep abreast of technological advances, shifts in industry dynamics, and the need for curriculum design updates to prepare a workforce to operate, maintain, and repair a variety of robotic tools and technologies.

• Create an industry relevant menu of training programs scheduled to fit corporate needs and spending thresholds.

• Represent the college at key events including high school visitation activities and other college/career programs.

• Solicit and conduct speaking engagements and tours at the training center, radio and television stations, and area organizational meetings.

• Coordinate the marketing and recruiting of the ARTC including site visitations, personal contacts, professional trade shows, printed materials design and development.

• Negotiate contracts, memorandums of understanding, and agreements with college clients to develop and implement credit and non-credit needs.

• Represent Motlow College at various meetings and activities.

• Assist in organizing special meetings designed to foster economic growth and community involvement.

• Develop instructional, operations, and fiscal reports to comply with college and regulatory/funding agency requirements and prepare annual report of operations.

• Prepare and manage the annual department budget and ensure the viability of the ARTC.

• Serve on college committees as assigned.

• Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, plus three (3) years relevant experience. Ability to develop partnerships with business and industry; design programs to meet business needs. Strong organizational and leadership skills, including the ability to grow the non-credit and credit programs offered. Strong computer skills to maintain all of the necessary reporting and functional requirements. Some evening and weekend work is required. Knowledge of technical training, workforce development, and robotics industry required.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree and knowledge of workforce and training issues preferred. Demonstrated knowledge of the automotive industry preferred. Experience working in/with an advanced manufacturing arena desired. Experience in robotics training, robotics welding, ladder logic controls and architecture, curriculum design, sales, or tradeshow networking are considered highly relevant.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Work Characteristics
Pay Rate $68,000
Posting Date 03/15/2017
Closing Date 04/17/2017
Open until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicants

To ensure consideration, interested applicants must submit an application, resume, and transcript(s) online on this website. Once the online application is complete and a resume is uploaded online, a confirmation number will be given to the applicant verifying receipt of the application.

Human Resources Office, Dept. 200
Motlow State Community College
Telephone (931) 393-1541
E-mail: kveazey@mscc.edu
Website: www.mscc.edu
Motlow College is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Sections 504/ADA employer

Type of Appointment Fiscal
FLSA Status Exempt
Employment Category Administrative
Location Motlow State Community College (Lynchburg)
Location of Position McMinnville campus
Posting Number 005498

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution plus three (3) years relevant experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a knowledge of technical training, workforce development, and the robotics industry?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have a Master’s degree and knowledge of workforce and training issues? If so, please elaborate.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. How did you learn about this position opening?

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Letter of Reference 1
  3. Letter of Reference 2
  4. Letter of Reference 3
  5. Unofficial Transcript
  6. Additional Document (s)