Program Manager, Automotive Technology Relevant Educational Qualifications Job3 months ago - Other categories - Bethlehem - 114 views
Primary Functions: 1) Manage the College's Automotive technologies educational and training programs including, four comprehensive AAS degree programs based on the (1) General Motors Automotive Service Education Program (GM ASEP), (2) Mopar Career Automotive Program (MCAP), (3) Subaru University (Subaru-U), (4) Global Automotive Technology Program, Certification Programs, Specialized Diplomas, as well as customized contracted training; Instruct key areas of Automotive topics as required; develop and evolve the Automotive technologies educational & training programs.
Responsibilities: Work with the Director of Advanced and Industrial Technologies, College staff, adjunct faculty, and community representatives to: (1) develop course curricula and assessment tools for Specialized Diploma, Certificate & AAS degree programs; develop, administer and promote new and existing credit and non-credit programs including customized contracted training for the local automotive service industry, including new car dealerships, independent garages, service stations, and specialty type repair facilities; collaborate with Community Education departments to market and sell contracted training to the automotive industry. modularize, organize, disseminate and manage all Automotive technologies equipment, systems, training and assessment information; (2) ensure delivery and quality of instruction for Automotive technologies-related courses: supervise and mentor adjunct instructors in all matters related to credit and non-credit courses; recruit, interview and train qualified adjunct staff for Automotive technologies instructors, evaluate adjunct performance in class, review student evaluations, and take appropriate action for improvement and ensure that training materials are prepared and available to and used by the adjunct instructors; (3) Instruct Automotive technologies courses on or off campus as needed equating to a teaching load of less than 12 credits per semester; (4) Manage and, with the assistance of lab technicians, construct, purchase and maintain all materials and lab equipment: upon approval, design and oversee the construction of lab apparatus and facility changes; maintain existing equipment and apparatus; transfer, set up and tear down equipment for off-site locations as needed; (5) Assist the Director of Advanced and Industrial Technology in the credit and non-credit sections of the College in marketing the automotive programs: visit potential automotive customers to disseminate information about both non-credit and credit programs; continue dialog with automobile manufacturers (both foreign and domestic), enabling NCC to serve as a TRAINING CENTER for new model update training for automobile dealerships; assist in developing content for marketing pieces such as flyers and web pages; participate in promotional events such as trade shows, open houses, and career fairs; (6) assist in advising credit and non-credit students: participate in the annual student orientations; advise potential students on career and programs; advise matriculating students in course selection; (7) maintain a liaison relationship with the appropriate program advisory committees. (8) provide leadership for strengthening relationships in automotive programs with other schools and colleges. (9) carry out other related duties as assigned through the Director of Advanced and Industrial Technology Programs.
Organizational Relationships: Reports to the Director of Advanced and Industrial Technologies. (1) Provides academic leadership to the Automotive Technology Program instructors and faculty. (2) Coordinates work with the administrative and support staff in the development and delivery of courses, program, and contracted training services (3) Relates role to College goals and mission. (4) Represents the College to community organizations and employers.
Qualifications: (1) Education: (a) Bachelor's degree with Automotive Emphasis preferred; or Automotive Engineering training, with experience in Automotive Technician training. (b) Attainment of appropriate industry-recognized certifications and or equipment certifications such as ASE Master Technician Certification along with ASE L1 a plus. (2) Skills, Knowledge, Abilities: (a) knowledge of current concepts, technologies and processes found in the automotive field; (b) knowledge of concepts in the areas of training, continuing and adult education, and non-traditional education; (c) ability to function effectively as a member of administrative and instructional teams; (d) able to organize and work effectively with small groups; (e) ability to develop programs in cooperation with others; (f) work effectively with diverse populations including students, faculty, administrators and community groups; (g) ability to make decisions which will positively affect the students and clients of the College; (h) Strong skills in interpersonal relationships. (3) Experience: (a) ten plus years of hands-on experience within the Automotive field, technical training or higher education; (b) working experience with the GM ASEP, MCAP, or the Subaru-U programs; (c) working with business and the automotive industry; (d) 5 plus years' experience in a training capacity program and development or instruction experience.
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