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Director of Continuing Education and Contract Training

Posted on July 22, 2022
AFT Washington
Seattle Colleges
 - $ 
 per year
Seattle, WA
Applications accepted until position filled

What you will be working on:

  • You'll ensure fiscal sustainability through strategic planning for program growth in consultation with the Vice President for Instruction; quarterly and annual goal setting, budget planning, ongoing revenue and expense tracking.
  • You'll identify and develop new revenue streams including but not limited to partnerships with training providers, online learning vendors, and/or college partners.
  • You'll oversee programming for an annual schedule of enrichment education, non-credit professional courses, and online learning options to meet community and program needs including identify new program areas, instructor recruiting and hiring, setting up new vendor partnerships, and determining classes/programs to add or cut.
  • You'll oversee marketing including target market identification, setting marketing budget, setting course prices, catalog review, website review, and content for social media marketing.
  • You'll oversee program operations including registration practices and procedures, instructor support, student evaluation review, and establishing new procedures as needed.
  • You'll oversee accounting practices including payroll, contractor invoices, annual purchase orders, annual service contracts, and following state and district mandates.
  • You'll develop and manage training opportunities that are requested by business, industry and agencies in collaboration with Executive Director of Corporate Training for Seattle Colleges and/or academic divisions; act as the college's point of contact for contract training.
  • You'll provide administration, student support and delivery for the Adult Family Home Administrator Program, including customer service, records management and compliance with DSHS regulation/contract, and participation in quarterly DSHS meetings regarding the program.
  • You'll collaborate with other campus leaders and community partners to offer new programming and integrate CE into the core of the North Seattle community; coordinate with campus and district leaders to advocate for the program and secure resources and support.
  • You'll provide supervision of all CE staff including recruitment, hiring, ongoing training and development, annual evaluations, and conflict resolution.
  • Other duties as assigned.
About the employer: Seattle Colleges
We are a district of three distinct colleges North Seattle College, Seattle Central College, and South Seattle College and five specialty training centers, which makes us the largest and most diverse community college district in the state of Washington. We are leaders in change and innovation. As a Seattle Colleges employee, you will have the opportunity to contribute to the passionate work of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion as we work against systemic racism. Additionally, you will gain the rewarding experience of contributing to the success of an open-access learning institution that prepares students for life and work, fostering a diverse, engaged, and dynamic community. Seattle Colleges staff and faculty also enjoy a competitive benefits package, professional development opportunities, and enrichment experiences in areas of their choice including, committee, workgroup, and affinity group opportunities.
About your union: AFT Washington

AFT Washington is a state federation affiliated with the 1.6 million American Federation of Teachers, AFL-CIO. We represent about 6,500 members including faculty from the community and technical colleges and pre-K through 12 classified employees. We also jointly represent professors at Eastern, Central, and Western Washington universities and The Evergreen College with the Washington Education Association. The mission of AFT Washington is to voice the ideals of our locals and members for workplace fairness and social justice while strengthening and focusing their collective power to attain those ideals.


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