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Associate Vice President for Corporate Solutions and Apprenticeship

Norfolk, VA
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Tidewater Community College Applicant Portal | Associate Vice President for Corporate Solutions and Apprenticeship

Associate Vice President for Corporate Solutions and Apprenticeship

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Review of application materials will commence June 7, 2018 and continue until filled. Unofficial transcripts will be accepted with the application; however, no offer of employment will be made prior to official transcripts being provided to the college.

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Type Administrative/Professional Faculty
Role Title Associate Vice President for Corporate Solutions and Apprenticeship
Position Working Title Associate Vice President for Corporate Solutions and Apprenticeship
Pay Band
Position Number GA370
Full or Part Time Full Time
Recruitment Type General Public – G
Location Norfolk
Position End Date (if temporary)
Job Description Information

Job Posting Number FT00381
Job Description Summary

The Associate Vice President (AVP) for Corporate Solutions and Apprenticeship provides college-wide leadership for the development of corporate partnerships and of customized corporate programming for the Division of Workforce Solutions. In this capacity, the individual will develop and implement programs and services to serve the needs of business and industry in Hampton Roads. This position will have direct contact with businesses, trade associations, and area schools. Reporting to the Vice President for Workforce Solutions, and in collaboration with other Workforce Solutions AVPs, the AVP will create new partnerships and programs.
The AVP for Corporate Solutions and Apprenticeship provides sound operational management and strong leadership for the development and operation of the college’s Apprenticeship and associated programs. The AVP works collaboratively with Academic Deans/Directors, Center for Military and Veterans Education (CMVE) staff, Workforce Solutions staff, Grants & Sponsored Programs staff, the Apprenticeship Advisory Committee, and others to strengthen and expand the college’s commitment to meeting employer apprenticeship needs in South Hampton Roads.
The AVP reports to the Vice President for Workforce Solutions to advance the college in accord with its vision, mission, core values, and strategic goals.
The position supports the mission and strategic plans of TCC and the VCCS. The purpose of the Corporate Solutions unit is to design and deliver high quality training in collaboration with its clients in order to meet specific business needs.

  1. Provide overall management and leadership for corporate services provided by the Division of Workforce Solutions.
  2. Develop and implement a comprehensive business plan to be updated annually to provide training for the region’s businesses.
  3. Coordinate closely with other AVPs of Workforce Solutions as well as academic colleagues (Chief Academic Officer, deans, and campus provosts) to respond rapidly to business and industry requests for customized contract training programs delivered in both credit and non-credit formats.
  4. In collaboration with other members of the Workforce Solutions team, develop and implement a marketing plan which includes print and electronic media to promote programs to local business and industry and to promote continuing education programs. Oversee the development and maintenance of a database of businesses in the South Hampton Roads region.
  5. Maintain and develop necessary procedures, records, and reports involving budget, employment, instructional agreements, memoranda of agreement, and contract letters.
  6. Develop program business cases for executive leadership review; identify emerging programs, and prioritize their implementation. Collaborate with the TCC Marketing Director to create and implement a marketing plan to promote contract training, which supports the overall Workforce Solutions marketing plan under the direction of the Vice President for Workforce Solutions.
  7. Recruit, hire, and supervise assigned staff to effect a highly motivated, productive college-wide team to interface with business and industry. Collaborate with regional Economic Development offices to assist in the recruitment of new business and the retention of existing businesses.
  8. Provide guidance, oversight, and support for program directors, coordinators and administrative support personnel on the Corporate Solutions team. Recruit, hire, supervise, and evaluate instructional staff and ensure that all proper record-keeping procedures are in place to meet CEU and other audit criteria.
  9. Direct and manage Corporate Solutions unit budget with the goal of being self-sustaining if not profitable.
  10. Ensure that all financial accounting and budget management practices are in compliance with state and federal laws as well as VCCS policies and practices.
  11. Represent the Vice President for Workforce Solutions in college and community arenas as requested.
  12. Curriculum:
    • Direct the analysis of the apprenticeship needs of the constituencies served by the college and the courses of study appropriate for responding to those needs, consistent with college policies and, as appropriate, with accreditation and agency requirements.
    • Manage the design and development of apprenticeship agreements that require alignment of curricula (academic and continuing education), courses, syllabi and specifications for textbooks, materials, laboratory and technical resources, consistent with college policies and procedures.
  13. Manage the evaluation of apprenticeship programs and courses for currency, relevancy, and effectiveness. Academic Standards and Assessment:
    • Provide leadership and communicate standards, goals, and definitions of learning outcomes and teaching requirements for the college’s apprenticeship programs to ensure consistent delivery of quality instruction.
    • Work with appropriate stakeholders in the development and implementation of effective methods and tools for measuring learning outcomes and students’ educational goals.
    • Review and evaluate learning results through outcomes assessment and student evaluation of instruction to ensure compliance with employer, agency, and college requirements.
    • Initiate and direct needed corrective actions to ensure apprenticeship program effectiveness and efficiency.
  14. Faculty & Staff Hiring, Supervision, and Development:
    • Supervise the Apprenticeship assigned staff.
    • Encourage faculty members’ involved participation in apprenticeship program development aligned with the college’s mission, vision and strategic plan.
    • Inform, assist, encourage, and coordinate with faculty to help take a worthwhile apprenticeship program from concept to proposal.
  15. Student Academic Support: Ensure academic policies are applied appropriately and any exceptions are granted and documented in a consistent manner.
  16. Operational Oversight:
    • Collaborate with appropriate stakeholders in developing and managing the delivery of apprenticeship instruction including, but not limited to, class schedules, the efficient and effective use of learning spaces, faculty assignments, and teaching and laboratory workloads.
    • Oversee the procurement of materials and supplies needed for the Apprenticeship operations.
  17. Budget Development And Oversight:
    • Analyze the resources needed to fulfill the Apprenticeship obligations including development of cost-benefit analyses and forecasts of program demands.
    • Prepare fiscally sound budget proposals including rationale regarding expected results to be achieved from expenditures.
    • Monitor expenditures, assess fiscal trends, and take action to assure budget integrity.
  18. Community Relationships and Partnerships: establish and build relationships with employers, educational institutions, the Apprenticeship Advisory Committee, state and federal agencies, and foster apprenticeship experiences and placements for students.
  19. Perform other tasks assigned.
Required Qualifications
  1. Master’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
  2. Demonstrated knowledge of and experience in the development and delivery of corporate training and services as outlined above.
  3. Demonstrated knowledge of and experience in the development and delivery of non-credit and credit programs.
  4. Demonstrated ability to conduct long-range planning relative to corporate services; to coordinate programs with a wide range of college faculty and staff, as well as community and business leaders; to hire and supervise assigned staff and build an effective work team; to make quality oral and written presentations; and to negotiate and communicate effectively while establishing cooperative working relationships with a diverse array of individuals.
  5. Demonstrated ability to develop and implement an evaluation system for the ongoing effectiveness of TCC’s Workforce training programs.
  6. Demonstrated understanding of United States Department of Labor and Virginia Department of Labor and Industry apprenticeship-related policies and procedures.
  7. Demonstrated ability to work with relevant federal and state agencies and employers developing apprenticeship agreements; experience establishing apprenticeship agreements and programs preferred, in a community college/university and/or business environment.
  8. Demonstrated ability to coordinate the development and scheduling of apprenticeship programs and courses with appropriate stakeholders, based on the needs of the college’s apprenticeship partners, student needs, and course and program data.
  9. Proven ability to work as a team player, appropriately exhibiting a positive attitude and sense of humor.
  10. Proven ability (and experience) to supervise and evaluate assigned staff (both full-time and part-time personnel) while building a highly effective working team.
  11. Excellent skills in oral and written communication.
  12. Ability to interpret and apply college policies and procedures
  13. Ability to resolve issues, resulting in mutual respect and tolerance for varying points of view.
Preferred Qualifications

As delineated in the required qualifications

Work Schedule


Posting Detail Information

EEO Statement

Tidewater Community College is an EEO/AA employer and is strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The college actively encourages applications and nominations of qualified minorities, women, disabled persons, and older individuals.

E-Verify Statement

After accepting employment, new hires are required to complete an I-9 form and present documentation of their identity and eligibility to work in the United States. Tidewater Community College uses the E-Verify system to confirm identity and work authorization.

Open Date 05/30/2018
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Hiring Range $67,932 - $89,000, commensurate w/ experience.
Salary Information

Actual salary will be determined based on individual qualifications and experience with consideration for internal alignment factors. The college offers an excellent benefits package. FUNDING STATUS – this is a full-time restricted funded position.

Additional Information This position requires satisfactory completion of background checks prior to employment.
Special Instructions to Applicants

Review of application materials will commence June 7, 2018 and continue until filled.
Unofficial transcripts will be accepted with the application; however, no offer of employment will be made prior to official transcripts being provided to the college.

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Résumé
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcripts 2
  2. Unofficial Transcripts 3

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