CBC is committed to our vision to be the educational home that transforms students' lives through economic and social mobility. We are one of eight Hispanic-Serving Institutions in Washington state with Hispanic students representing just under half of our student population. As such, CBC is committed to discovering and enacting innovative ways to intentionally serve Hispanic students while serving all. We center equity in all that we do and seek to attract and retain engaged individuals committed to helping all students be successful in accomplishing their goals.
Under the direction of the Dean for Transitional Studies (“Dean”), the Director will perform a wide scope of complex duties and responsibilities and will be responsible for the daily operations and administrative detail of the department. The Director will supervise, direct, and advise on activities involved in Transitional Studies program management. The Director will advise and assist the Dean on matters pertaining to the Transitional Studies Division with an emphasis in achieving the goals and objectives of the program. This position reports to the Dean for Transitional Studies.
This position closes March 5, 2024 @ 11:59 PM Pacific Time.
CBC is an equal opportunity employer and complies with the letter and spirit of all federal and state laws. CBC encourages applications from qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or other legal protected characteristics. Candidates who need any accommodation in the application process or in employment should contact the Office of Human Resources.
In collaboration with the Dean for Transitional Studies, coordinate, plan, and facilitate the implementation of Basic Education for Adults (BEdA) initiatives in alignment with Columbia Basin College’s mission, core themes, and vision; Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act (WIOA) Title II; State Board of Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC) guidelines;
Lead grant proposal and compliance with BEdA grants: BEdA Master, Leadership Block, Integrated and Literacy and Civics Education (IELCE), and others;
In coordination with Dean for Transitional Studies monitor and provide data on enrollment, market and help implement planning to meet external and internal enrollment targets;
Facilitate the development of I-BEST pathways appropriate to the College’s students and Guided Pathway Schools;
Manage growth of HS+ program; serve as primary point of contact for students and community inquiries, oversee and guide students through the intake process, liaise with other campus departments such as credential evaluators, ensure accurate coding is applied to WABERS, develop and implement plan for outreach and referrals;
In coordination with Dean for Transitional Studies monitor the Open Doors and High School Academy programs with local school districts.
In collaboration with the Dean for Transitional Studies, serve as a College liaison with SBCTC and Council for Basic Skills;
Work to advance and achieve diversity initiatives as established by the College;
In collaboration with the Dean for Transitional Studies coordinate and manage all off-site programs for Transitional Studies;
Assist the Dean in the planning of daily operations of the Transitional Studies Division Office;
Assist and participate in the planning, development, compliance and implementation of the Transitional Studies programs, services, projects, policies and procedures;
Establish, communicate effectively, develop and maintain relationships with administrators, staff, outside agencies and the public to exchange information and/or resolve program issues or concerns;
Prepare, evaluate and monitor all Transitional Studies program support services and activities as requested by Dean;
Assist in fiscal development, analysis, and ongoing oversight of budgets within the Transitional Studies department;
Keep the Dean informed on budget manners; and analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action;
Hold signature authority in absence of Dean for approved routine operational activities and/or other business matters; and
Other duties and/or projects as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree from an institutionally accredited college or university; and
Experience in designing, managing or implementing Transitional Studies programs or similar State or Federal projects.
Master’s degree in Education, Education Administration, Educational Guidance and Counseling or Public Administration from an institutionally accredited college or university.
Columbia Basin College (CBC) serves the citizens of Benton and Franklin counties in Washington state with two-year associate degrees for transfer to a four-year university, and applied degrees for workforce employment. CBC also provides one-year certificates and basic skills for those pursuing a GED or high school diploma. CBC serves approximately 7,000-8,000 students each quarter.Columbia Basin College now offers bachelor degrees in Nursing, Project Management, Applied Management, Cyber Security, Information Technology, and Dental Hygiene. These bachelor degrees are in direct response to the needs of our community. As a result of community needs, Columbia Basin College has recently opened our new state of the art Social Sciences and World Languages Center at the Pasco campus.In July 2017, CBC will open its second, four-story Health Science Center in Richland. In addition to training CBC healthcare professionals, the Wortman Medical Science Center will also be a functional medical clinic as part of Kadlec Regional Medical Center’s family medicine residency program.CBC will open a student housing facility in September. This first phase will house 125 students.Columbia Basin Co...llege continues its rich tradition of meeting our community's needs with a dynamic faculty, state-of-the-art facilities, and a diverse student body from all walks of life.