Piedmont Virginia Community College (PVCC) is a public, open access institution of higher education in the Virginia Community College System whose main campus is located in Charlottesville, Virginia. As a comprehensive community college, the College provides quality, accessible, and affordable educational opportunities for the residents of the City of Charlottesville and the counties of Albemarle, Buckingham, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, and Nelson. PVCC is known throughout the community and the Virginia Community College System for its exceptional faculty and staff, the quality of its programs and services, and the success of its students. PVCC welcomes, encourages, and supports the diversity of our students, faculty, and staff members and seeks to attract and retain individuals who reflect our diverse community.
Piedmont Virginia Community College invites applications for the position of Dean of Workforce Services to oversee the college’s non-credit workforce training and development programs. Workforce Services provides high-quality instruction and hands-on skills that prepare individuals for in-demand careers in our region. The division offers professional development and continuing education, programs leading to licensure and industry certifications, and youth career awareness and exploration programs.
The Dean will develop and execute an innovative business plan to expand the College’s portfolio of customized services and programs for local business, industry, government, and the community, and advance the college’s position as the major player in the region’s workforce development agenda.
The Dean will collaborate with other division deans to create programming to include student pathways from non-credit to credit courses and programs. The Dean will work with Marketing and Media Relations to develop and implement the marketing plans to support the mission of the division and the college.
The Dean will partner with public and private sector entities and will anticipate and respond to the workforce training and development needs of the College’s service region. The Dean will be an active member of the professional community and will represent the College at workforce and economic development meetings and events.
The Dean will supervise and evaluate staff, prepare, manage, and monitor the division’s budget, and develop and manage grants assigned to the division. This position reports to the Vice President for Instruction and Student Services and is a member of the Instruction and Student Services Council.