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Position: Director Instruction CCE

Grade Department Position type: Position Number
37 2CE – Department not found Full-time A99152

Position Summary:

Under the supervision of the Sr Director - Community and Continuing Education (CCE), the Director Instruction CCE will oversee the planning, developing, budgeting, and implementing of Community and Continuing Education programs and classes for Utah Valley University.

Essential Functions, Major Duties, and/or Accountabilities:
  • Manage Instruction and all CCE programming and courses, events, and conferences as well as establish target market needs in the community. Develop new initiatives and new revenue streams. Develop web strategy in coordination with other CCE directors and implement the maintenance of the web site which includes web registration and course catalog functions. Coordinate and direct evaluation, development and implementation of innovative curriculum additions and revisions, course outlines and syllabi, and textbook selection within the division. Collaborate with the Senior Director in the development of new programs, new events, and creation process by matching community need with innovative programming.  20%   
  • Supervise, train, and support staff as they set up new classes, events, and conferences and manage relationships with students and community partners.     Supervise all CCE Instruction personnel including development of new courses/events for new programming, personnel, performance evaluation, training, work allocation, and problem resolution.  20%  
  • Establish and report on appropriate assessments and benchmarks for measuring quality and effectiveness of instruction.  Work with other CCE directors to gather and analyze data through various techniques such as surveys, focus groups, environmental scans, etc., to assess need and target markets.  20%  
  • Responsible for budgeting goals, finances, and benchmarking for CE programs. Manage policy changes to meet benchmarks based on operational data and analysis. Supervise and implement budget models and pricing for courses, events, and programs and provide financial analysis of programming measuring fiscal performance against established benchmarks. Develop and build stronger contract training programs. 20% 
  • Develop the CCE Annual Instruction and Revenue Plan. Coordinate course, event, and program marketing strategies with Marketing Director.  Perform other job related duties as assigned. 20%

Supervisory Responsibilities:
  • Administrative Assistant III (Community Education)
  • Workforce Development Coordinator, part-time (SESP)
  • Community Education Specialist, part-time (Wasatch Campus)
  • Community Education Specialist, part-time (North Valley)
  • Community Education Specialist, part-time

Special Requirements of the Position:
  • Work is primarily indoor and sedentary in nature.


Graduation from an accredited institution with a Bachelor of Business or related field AND two years of experience related to the essential duties of the job. Prefer Certified Program Planner certification from LERN (Learning Resources Network) and/or LERN involvement and conference/workshop attendance.

  • Knowledge and understanding of community and continuing education concepts, principles, methods, and processes.
  • Knowledge of budgeting, cost estimating, and fiscal management principles and procedures.
  • Knowledge of federal, state, local, and university regulations, guidelines, and standards in the personnel area and ability to interpret and apply these.
  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control procedures.
  • Knowledge of contract preparation and management.
  • Knowledge of strategic management and marketing, specifically in developing opportunities for growth and maintaining competitive advantages.
  • Demonstrated success in developing, coordinating, and managing new and existing programs.
  • Skill/ability to foster professional and working relationships with students, teachers, partners, community members, office support staff, the public, and groups with competing interests to project a positive image for the department and the University.
  • Skill in examining and re-engineering procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures.
  • Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
  • Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret financial data and prepare reports, statements and/or projections.
  • Ability to assess training and in-service needs in area of specialty, and to provide consultation and arrange/facilitate training and seminars.
  • Ability to create, compose, and edit written materials.
  • Ability to develop and maintain recordkeeping systems and procedures.
  • Ability to develop, plan, and implement short- and long-range goals.
  • Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.

This position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to the position.
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