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Associate Director for Career-Technical Transfer Initiatives

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Position is located in Columbus, OH.

Position Information

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Faculty Rank or Job Title Associate Director for Career-Technical Transfer Initiatives
Job Category: Administrative (exempt/non-exempt)
Department Articulation & Transfer
Equity & Inclusion No.: 18P039
Position FTE


Minimum Annual or Hourly Rate $58,000
Salary Band: UC ARTIC
Job Summary/Basic Function:

The Associate Director for Career-Technical Transfer Initiatives is a part of a team responsible for the operation and administration of career-technical transfer initiatives of the Ohio Articulation and Transfer Network, specifically those initiatives that respond to Ohio Revised Code (3333.162); the One Year Option as stated in FY2014-2015 biennium budget, H.B. 59; and as assigned, future initiatives involving career-technical transfer and articulation.
The Associate Director for Career-Technical Transfer Initiatives reports directly to the Director of Career-Technical Transfer Initiatives who reports to the Associate Vice Chancellor of Articulation and Transfer at the Ohio Department of Higher Education who is also the Executive Director of the Ohio Articulation and Transfer Network.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s Degree or higher in Leadership, Organizational Management, Higher Education or other related discipline from a regionally accredited institution, and a minimum of one to two years of direct articulation and transfer experience, and at least three years of progressive experience in academic affairs and/or enrollment management (which can consist of registration and advising) that includes knowledge and understanding of post-secondary institutional policies and procedures that affect students who transfer or receive articulated credit, as well as any experience engaging academic departments and faculty in the evaluation of credit, and/or the application and transcription of that credit
Knowledge of Ohio’s statewide articulation and transfer system (OATN)
Flexible team based-approach to working on various aspects of projects, from foundational support, to leadership, to contributor, to informed participant.
Ability to use working knowledge of academic affairs, enrollment management, and shared governance process on campuses as statewide initiatives are implemented to troubleshoot and anticipate problems, consider and present solutions, and gain consensus on and implement next steps towards a solution.
Excellent written communication, facilitation, and presentations skills and demonstrated ability to organize and present thoughts to a wide variety of audiences as well as synthesize the thoughts of contributors with varied opinions.
Demonstrate ability in the use of a personal computer and database management, common word processing application (including the Microsoft office suite).
Demonstrate the ability to work independently and on teams, as well as exhibiting time management skills in a fast-paced work environment.

Preferred Qualifications
Essential Functions and percent of time:

20% Work in coordination with key stakeholders including the Ohio Department of Education, Ohio Technical Centers, other ODHE departments, Public Secondary Career-Technical High Schools, Public Two-Year Degree-Granting Institutions, and Public Four-Year Degree-Granting Institutions to exploit innovation that strengthen and streamline processes associated with the review of statewide career-technical articulated courses. This is accomplished through intimate knowledge of and daily engagement with the web-based Course Equivalency Management System (CEMS) and its associated databases which are used for statewide course submissions from public institutions; for faculty review panels to conduct their reviews; and to provide information to the public about approved statewide course and pathways for transfer in a career-technical discipline. Provide immediate feedback to institutions submitting courses or inquiring about submissions, as well as weekly reports for the Director and internal OATN audiences. Ensure the accuracy and completeness of data in the system, as well as ODHE websites that reference agreements the system supports, and stakeholder list-serves. Troubleshoot immediate problems, and strategize on future innovations that ensure documents and credentials associated with courses requiring third-party certifications are up to date, as well as ways in which the first-time success rate of submissions from institutions may be improved.

20% Consult and collaborate with campus career-technical liaisons to understand systemic needs of the institutions as they seek to support state career-technical initiatives, as well as with voluntary discipline-statewide panels in completing their review work. Provide innovative solutions and suggestions that improves buy-in of faculty and administrations. Ensure adequate staffing of all review panels, and develop direct innovations (events, communications, etc.) that engage faculty review panels to complete their work in a timely fashion and that move voluntary statewide faculty panel members into work that strengthens cross-institutional relationships and cross-divisional (secondary to post-secondary) collaboration and professional development with the goals of increasing and promoting trust in transfer process, and increasing the pipeline of career-technical students moving to increased levels of education within their discipline.

20% Assist the Director of (CT)2 with aspects of the systemic implementation of statewide career-technical initiatives as assigned (e.g. One Year Option [OYO], Secondary Career Technical Alignment Initiative [SCTAI], Statewide Guaranteed Credit Types [SGCT] project, and Verification of Career Technical Credit [VCTC] Project), to further the policy, and institutional adoption of these initiatives and or procedures. This includes but is not limited to, providing communications that updates constituents on policy and procedural developments and requirements, attending internal and external meetings, independently and collaboratively troubleshooting problems, and as assigned, supervising the work of consultants, volunteers, or other collaborators engaged in career-technical initiatives.

20% Provide leadership for field (public institution) compliance efforts and activities, monitor and suggest needed activities based on work with faculty panels, disciplines that have low overall submissions, and tracking. In conjunction with the SCTAI Implementation persons, the Associate Director for CT2 will review curriculum at institutions to provide guidance on course applicability and field institutional compliance questions to appropriate faculty panels and committees. Develop effective strategies that improve compliance for statewide career-technical courses that support student transfer and articulation for secondary, adult, and military career-technical students.

Essential Functions and percent of time (cont'd):

10% Provide direct management of an assigned territory of Ohio, this includes but is not limited to regular communication, travel, workshops with administrators and assigned potential faculty submitters in that area, and other tasks beneficial to compliance

10% As assigned, serve on project teams, represent the Director as requested, provide research support, prepare and conduct presentations, and daily assistance to further the initiatives of the Ohio Articulation and Transfer Network.

Non-Essential Functions and percent of time:
Working Conditions

Position is located in Columbus, OH.

Ability to lift 30lbs, sit and stand for extended periods of time, and operate a personal and/or State of Ohio Motor Pool vehicle.

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Special Instructions to Applicants

Position is located in Columbus, OH.

Posting Date 01/11/2018
First Consideration Date:
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes

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Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/CV
Optional Documents