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Los Rios Community College District

Director of North/Far North Regional Consortium (NFNRC)
Job Posting Number: AE00043P
Salary: $90,412 annually
Closing Date: 08/07/2017

Complete job description and application available online at:

Position Summary

Under the general direction of the North/Far North Regional Consortium (NFNRC) Chair, the Director of NFNRC provides leadership and direction for achieving the goals and objectives set forth in the annual work plan. In addition, the Director of NFNRC will coordinate and manage regional Strong Workforce Program (SWP) projects, such as regional advisory committees, curriculum alignment, and program expansion.

The Director of NFNRC will be responsible for the effective management and coordination of regional projects to achieve SWP goals. These goals include: (1) expand the availability of quality community college Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs, (2) increase CTE enrollments/completes, and (3) improve CTE student employment outcomes.

The Director of NFNRC will be hosted at the Los Rios Community College District and will serve the needs of 15 member colleges of the North/Far North Regional Consortium. The NFNRC is one of seven consortium established by the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office through competitive grant. The NFNRC 15 member colleges are geographically located from Sacramento to the south, the Oregon border to the north, the Pacific Ocean to the west, and the Nevada state line to the east.

Regional Consortiums are funded to enhance the development of career and technical education leadership and economic development. As such, it provides an avenue for coordinating regional programs, increasing collaborative responses to state and regional needs, and serving as a primary link between local colleges, Economic and Workforce Development Program Centers and Initiatives, and the California Community College Chancellor’s Office.

Assignment Responsibilities
Typical duties may include, but are not limited to:
● Managing and coordinating regional Strong Workforce Program projects to ensure successful implementation of the goals and objectives.
● Convening, facilitating, and coordinating faculty, staff and administrators from North/Far North colleges to implement Strong Workforce Program work plans, sharing best practices and evaluating results.
● Troubleshooting barriers and obstacles limiting successful implementation of Strong Workforce Program goals and objectives. Working with participating colleges to adjust projects as needed.
● Assisting faculty in the North/Far North align CTE curriculum with industry standards and workforce needs.
● Implementing the NFNRC work plan developed and submitted to the Chancellor’s Office on an annual basis, working with the NFNRC Team to ensure deliverables are met.
● Providing leadership in convening college CEOs, CIOs, CTE Deans and CTE Faculty to identify, prioritize, implement, and achieve regional goals and objectives.
● Planning, convening, and following up on outcomes of monthly NFNRC meetings and calls attended by the 15 colleges, 12 Deputy Sector Navigators, and other stakeholders across the region.
● Assisting with the development and implementation of a plan to scale NFNRC sector work in close coordination with the region’s Center of Excellence and Deputy Sector Navigators.
● Acting as a secondary point of contact for the region such that internal stakeholder inquiries are effectively addressed and external stakeholders can more effectively communicate and coordinate with North/Far North colleges as they desire.
● Identifying, evaluating, and implementing new processes for effective virtual communication.
● Presenting NFNRC activities and accomplishments at relevant conferences and forums.
● Leading, facilitating, and participating in and/or informing statewide efforts to build the capacity for regional and statewide collaboration among community colleges and other workforce development stakeholders.
● Assisting NFNRC with the regional Program Recommendation process for career and technical education programs.
● Assisting NFNRC in developing and monitoring of budgets/expenditures.
● Preparing and submitting quarterly and final narrative reports as required by the Chancellor’s Office.
● Attending and providing leadership at Chancellor’s Office Extended Operations and other meetings as required.
● Working flexible hours including evenings and weekends, when necessary.
● Performing other duties as assigned.

Administrative assignment may include day, evening, weekend, and/or off campus work and/or hours.

Minimum Qualifications
1. Have a master’s degree* from an accredited institution complete by September 1, 2017.
2. Have one year formal training, internship, or leadership experience reasonably related to the administrator’s administrative assignment.
3. Have sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles.

*Applicant must meet the minimum qualifications of a faculty discipline at the college. To review the minimum qualifications for faculty disciplines, refer to Minimum Qualifications for Faculty and Administrators’ in California Community Colleges which can be found on our website at; select “Los Rios Jobs”, then “Minimum Qualifications for Faculty and Administrators”.

The Los Rios Community College District is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate regardless of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, political affiliation or belief, or marital status.

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