Front Range Community College (FRCC) is the largest community college in Colorado, enrolling close to 30,000 credit students annually. FRCC is one of 30 colleges in the AACC Pathways project, was recently selected as a Most Promising Place to Work in Diverse Magazine and was profiled as one of 6 top community colleges for transfer student success in a recent Aspen Institute publication. The college has a detailed strategic plan focused on improving student graduation and transfer rates, a strong assessment program, and invests heavily in professional development for staff and faculty including a college-wide leadership program, Roadmap to Achievement. The college has a strong commitment to equity and actively works to create inclusive communities. For more information, visit www.frontrange.edu. The college has a clear vision outlined in its strategic plan, VISION 2020.
FRCC is committed to diversity and inclusion and is intentional about creating a learning and working environment that recognizes the value of individual and group differences. As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome and encourage inquiries from applicants who will contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of our college. FRCC does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, age, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, religion, or national origin in employment or in our educational programs and activities.
SELECTION PROCESS:First Priority Given To Those Candidates that Apply by August 22nd, 2018.
Preliminary screening will be made on the basis of completed application package submitted by candidate. Completed application package includes:
A letter of interest of no more than five pages, addressing in general the items under "Primary Duties" and specifically each item under "Required Education" and "Required Experience";
An eForm application; Complete in its entirety, don't use see resume.
All candidates, including current Front Range Community College employees must submit a complete application packet which includes all material listed above. Only completed application packets will move forward for screening. Please review the job duties and minimum requirements carefully. It is your responsibility to demonstrate on your application that you meet all of the minimum requirements listed above to be considered. Failure to do so will result in your application being rejected. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a particular position does not assure the applicant an interview. Selected applicants will be invited by the screening committee for interviews. All application materials become the property of Front Range Community College and cannot be copied. FRCC will conduct a criminal background check on selected candidate. Employment offers and continued employment arecontingent upon receiving a satisfactory report. An education verification will also be conducted on selected candidate.
The Director I, Highway Maintenance Management is responsible for managing all aspects of the Highway Maintenance Management program at the Larimer campus. Specific responsibilities include assuming the lead role as well as collaborating with subject matter experts (SMEs) in the Highway Maintenance Management industry to develop curriculum, assess Prior Learning Assessment (PLA), and teaching Introduction to Highway Maintenance Management, and required Internships online. The director will develop and implement a marketing and outreach strategy that leads to optimal student enrollment, success and completion. The Director must maintain understanding of the developing landscape of Highway Construction industry. The Director will be involved in all areas of strategic planning and project management concerning the Highway Maintenance Management Program including: setting goals, planning and managing projects, managing the risks involved, developing budgets, cost, time and teams.
Consult with SMEs to create crosswalks that apply industry experience to academic credit, i.e. PLA
Create connections with various industry sectors to identify key industry representatives, government public works agencies, workforce centers, and economic development offices to form an Advisory Committee to direct curriculum and PLA.
Serve as an active member of program-relevant public works (highway maintenance; road and bridge) organizations.
Develop and implement a marketing strategy that, combined with travel and employer outreach, results in meeting or exceeding enrollment targets.
Manage relationships with executive level industry partners to market the Highway Maintenance Management program and to solicit support, input, and feedback.
Develop and implement a strategy to offer PLA, transfer credit, and a minimum of 15 credits (for residency requirement) from Front Range Community College that maximizes student enrollment and completion.
Develop and instruct online Introduction to Highway Maintenance Management and Internships.
Collaborate with Business/Management/Marketing Online Lead course scheduler to ensure efficient scheduling of classes.
Collaborate with SMEs to develop PLA crosswalks and evaluate industry internship experiences.
Negotiation skills - tactful and diplomatic, know when to compromise and when to take a stand
Strategic Planning and Project Management - set goals, plan and manage projects, manage the risks involved, calculate budgets, cost, time and teams
Knowledgeable - up to date with the latest issues in the Highway Maintenance industry
Experience with significant oversight of a department or division in the Highway Maintenance Management industry.
Member of industry association(s)
Curriculum development for industry training or regionally accredited institution
Online instruction for industry training or regionally accredited institution
Student Success experience – including new student orientation and advising for program completion.
Marketing experience for industry training/education or other project(s)
Data gathering and assessment experience - including but not limited to enrollment, retention, persistence, course and program assessment.
Computer skills - competency with Microsoft Excel and Adobe Acrobat
Strategic prospecting through referrals of existing connections, i.e. recruiting employees
Experience with community colleges, including adult learning principles
Knowledge of Prior Learning Assessment (PLA)
Five years non-administrative field technician experience in Highway Maintenance industry
Has maintained or currently maintains a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)”
Welcome to Front Range Community College, where you come for the students, but stay for the people!
Front Range Community College, as required by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), has compiled a comprehensive Campus Security Report. This report includes information about crime statistics from the previous three years, campus security policies as well as prevention programs. Information pertaining to the Boulder County, Larimer and Westminster campuses as well as the Brighton Center are also made available in this report. Published annually, this report can be found on the Front Range Community College web site under campus locations or by following this link. http://www.frontrange.edu/About-Us/Campus-Locations/Campus-Security-Report.aspx . A paper copy is also available upon request by contacting the Campus Security Office at the Boulder County Campus, the Larimer Campus or the Westminster Campus.