• Manager – Wautoma Regional Center

    Posting Date: 1 month ago(3/21/2018 10:53 AM)
    Job ID:
    # of Openings:
    Wautoma Regional Center
    Hours Per Week:
    Weeks Per Year:
    Work Schedule:
    Flexibility in schedule is required.
    Anticipated Start Date:
    February 2018
    Internal Applicant Salary/Rate:
    Based upon the applicable compensation structure
    Posting Duration:
    Position will be posted for a minimum of five days and will remain open until the needs of the position are met
    Shift Differential:
  • Basic Functions & Responsibilities

    This position provides leadership and hands-on management of all operations for the Wautoma region in the FVTC district. This leadership includes development and implementation of multi-year regional center strategy in alignment with the vision, mission, values, and purposes of the college.  The successful candidate will also need to manage all aspects of the operations, effectively managing a wide variety of activities on a daily basis in a professional, efficient and friendly manner.

    Essential Job Functions/Secondary Job Functions

    Essential Job Functions:


    1.  Actively serve as FVTC linkage to businesses, governmentals, community agencies and educational institutions in the region.

    • Determine programing and training needs in region through advisory committees, contact with community leaders, environmental scanning of the region, focus groups, and surveys.
    • Provide direction for the development of active, involved advisory committees.
    • Collaborate with Business and Industry Services and instructional divisions to develop/provide for business’ contract services in region.
    • Serve as regional liaison for K-12 programming (e.g., Transcripted Credit, Youth Options, and Youth Apprenticeship in collaboration with K-12 Partnerships and instructional divisions. Actively work with instructional areas to convey the K-12 demand and work to translate into class offerings.
    • Serve as an FVTC representative to regional community-based organizations and/or activities in order to advance the mission of the College.
    • Identify barriers to completion of credentials and actionable approaches to reduce or eliminate the barriers.
    • Celebrate student successes to encourage more students to start or persist in their education.

    2.  Coordinate instructional programming and curriculum.

    • Provide overall coordination and support for regional educational programming for credit and non-credit offerings. Identify targeted program pathways and coordinate with the instructional teams to offer students as much as possible at the regional center and clearly map the remaining classes needed at other FVTC facilities.
    • In collaboration with K-12 administrators, develop programming for K-12 students that results in program pathways leading to future employment. Continuously review fit and recommend changes based on the success and student demand for the offerings.
    • Serve as regional liaison to instructional divisions to ensure consistency in the delivery of instruction, involving deans, associate deans, department chairs and faculty as appropriate.
    • Provide for the coordination of avocational programming and facilitate the development, modification and documentation of avocational curriculum to serve the needs of the region.
    • Monitor customer feedback in an effort to continuously improve services and ensure that student learning is assessed and documented.
    • Oversee administration of admissions testing, provide interpretation and guidance for students based on assessment information.
    • Serve as regional liaison to Student Services regarding program admission and enrollment.
    • Provide advisement to students regarding courses, programs, transfer credits, financial aid, and scholarship opportunities.
    • Provide support to students and instructors regarding academic alerts.
    • Foster and coordinate flexible course delivery options for the region.

    3.   Facilitate regional business and operational planning.

    • Develop, implement, monitor and adjust regional business plan for three-year cycles.
    • Be a catalyst for coordination of business and community development as it relates to trained workforce and job opportunities.

    4.   Manage regional operations.

    • Continuously monitor regional productivity utilizing key indicators such as FTE production by aid code, numbers served, contract services revenue and cost recovery, faculty workloads and class sizes.
    • Plan and implement promotional strategies for regional offerings and services that result in enrollments.
    • Deliver exceptional customer service by setting targets and monitoring customer service metrics to provide primary coverage at the regional center, but overflow or backup support from other FVTC teams in a seamless manner.
    • Hire, supervise, direct, and evaluate regional center staff.
    • Develop, prioritize, manage and monitor regional center budget.
    • Oversee regional registration process and collection of monies for course registration.
    • Ensure that contracted cleaning and maintenance-related services are completed to FVTC standards and that equipment is operational.
    • Arrange for rental of classrooms in region as needed to meet the needs of communities.

    Secondary Job Functions:

    1. Address student issues as appropriate.
    2. Participate on institutional committees, cross-functional teams, projects, task forces, etc.
    3. Promote involvement of students and staff in co-curricular student organizations.

    Qualifications, Training and Experience

    1. Bachelor’s Degree in related field. Master’s Degree preferred, AND
    2. Two year’s occupational experience outside the field of education, AND
    3. Two years of teaching experience, AND
    4. Supervisory experience is desirable, OR
    5. Equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired is necessary.
    6. Extensive knowledge of the community and surrounding area is required.
    7. Spanish speaking is preferred.

    Essential Aptitudes, Skills, Knowledge and Personal Characteristics

    1. Ability to work effectively with administrators, faculty, support staff, students, employers, and business/community representatives.
    2. Experience in curriculum development, with emphasis on competency-based instruction.
    3. Commitment to student learning and student success.
    4. Demonstrated success record in team-based operations and management.
    5. Experience in planning and implementing a variety of learning options through alternative forms of delivery, and applying technology to teaching and learning.
    6. Commitment to customer service and continuous improvement.
    7. Ability to work with diverse students, staff and community populations.

    Benefits (eligibility requirements may apply)

    403B and 457 Retirement Plans, Bereavement Leave, Dental Insurance, Emergency Leave, Employee Assistance Program, Fitness Center at Appleton Main Campus, Flexible Spending Account, Group Legal Benefits, Health Insurance or if applicable Cash Option Plan, Health Savings Account, Long Term Disability Insurance, On-Site Child Care Facility at Appleton Main Campus, Paid Holidays, Paid Vacation, Pet Health Insurance, Short Term Disability Insurance, Sick Leave, Spousal and Child Life Insurance, Supplemental Employee Life Insurance, Term Life & AD&D Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement, Vision Insurance, Wellness Program, Wisconsin Retirement System Pension Benefit (plan eligibility requirements apply)


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