Program Manager – Cybersecurity Training

Spokane Falls Community College
June 30, 2025
Offerd Salary:$83,837-$93,337
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Contract Type:Contract 12 month po
Working Time:Full time
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Program Manager – Cybersecurity Training


$62,202.00 - $70,314.00 Annually


Spokane, WA

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DIST Corporation and Continuing Education

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    Starting salary for this position is: $62,202 (Annually)

    The salary range represents the earning potential for this position, through training, evaluations and years spent working in the position.

    Community Colleges of Spokane (CCS) District Equity Statement

    CCS believes that access to high-quality education in a safe and inclusive environment is the right of all individuals and imperative for the continued advancement of a strong democracy and workforce. We also believe higher education institutions have an obligation to work toward and demonstrate progress in ensuring equity amongst their students, faculty, and staff. Equity is grounded in the principle of fairness. In higher education, equity refers to ensuring that each student receives what they need to be successful through the intentional design of the college experience.

    Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. However, since the screening committee will begin reviewing applications on 02/14/2023, submissions are encouraged prior to that time.

    The Community Colleges of Spokane is seeking a highly motivated and qualified individual for the position of Program Manager in the Corporate & Continuing Education Division.


    Reporting to the Corporate & Continuing Education Director of Operations, the Cyber Program Manager (PM) will help with all or parts of implementing Cyber 500 allocation activities supporting cyber programming and classes to reach full-time equivalent student goals by the end of the allocation year FY 24-25.

    The Program Manager will manage all aspects of the allocation to include activity tracking, marketing, events, conferences, student engagement activities, enrollment/registration, product knowledge, product/program sales, etc. The PM will ensure proper reporting to the State Board of Community Technical Colleges. The PM will ensure project stays on time and within identified parameters while implementing and evaluating project/program effectiveness. This position will work collaboratively with other areas of cybersecurity instruction within the district and community as needed for resources and expertise.

    This is a full-time contract position with an anticipated end date of June 30, 2025, as long as program goals are met. This position is located in Spokane, WA.


  • Serve as the main point of contact for Cyber/IT-related trainings/classes, instructors, community partners, businesses, key stakeholders, etc.
  • Work with Community Colleges of Spokane (CCS) Marketing, Corporate Training & Communications Commerce Specialist, and key stakeholders on marketing plan, strategies, and implementation.
  • Plan and execute meetings, events, and conferences to promote programs. Attend meetings/working groups with industry to support/promote program growth.
  • Recruit, screen, and place program adjuncts, volunteers and resources.
  • Conduct research and curriculum development for new classes and programs in response to industry demand, corporate clients and community need. Include online technology to increase efficiencies where applicable.
  • Work in conjunction with faculty and support staff regarding industry standards.
  • Create and manage CANVAS courses online.
  • Manage Cyber 500 Program budgets, report budget to Director of Operations monthly, or as requested.
  • Use Outlook, Word, Excel, OneDrive, and online software to provide accurate monitoring and tracking of all students. Keep student files to document attendance and exam pass rates, as applicable. Submit required reports on time to maintain contract funding eligibility.
  • Track contract progress, and provide visibility to cost, schedule, and performance.
  • Independently evaluate processes, identify problems, evaluate staff roles/responsibilities and develop process improvement strategies to enhance the delivery of programs and efficiency of department.
  • Implement short and long-range plans to meet program needs. Plan milestones and outcomes, and work to ensure successful contract completion.
  • Utilize project management techniques and change initiative principles to ensure the successful implementation of programs.
  • Create documentation and procedural manuals.
  • Model professional decorum and mutual respect in all personal interactions.
  • Comply with district policies, procedures and directives, state and federal regulations, orders and statutes and collective bargaining agreements.
  • Support and advance the CCS strategic plan, and perform other duties as assigned.
  • Indicates this is an e ssential duty.



  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, Marketing, Communications, Public Administration, Vocational/Technical Education, or closely related field from an accredited institution. Or an equivalent mix of education and experience that demonstrates the candidate meets all competency requirements for this position.
  • Two (2) years or more of program budget management experience.
  • Experience using Microsoft Office products, including word processing, graphics, statistical, spreadsheet and database functions.
  • Understanding of Information Technology, Information Systems, and/or Cybersecurity programs or field.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to multi-task and meet numerous project deadlines.
  • Attention to detail regarding student records, reporting data, data input.
  • Ability to re-prioritize work based on workload and varied needs of CCS students, faculty, staff and administration.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work with diverse populations.
  • Acceptance of the responsibility to promote the welfare and best interests of students at all times.
  • A demonstrable understanding and acceptance of the mission, values, goals and objectives of CCS.
  • The ability to perform assigned duties in a manner consistent with applicable laws, regulations and goals of the institution, and community and technical college system.
  • Demonstrated commitment to fostering and supporting a teaching, learning and working environment that honors diversity, equity and inclusion.

  • Master's degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, Marketing, Communications, Public Administration, Vocational/Technical Education, or closely related field from an accredited institution.
  • Grant or contract implementation experience.
  • Awareness of Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) regulations, and knowledge of processing admissions, registration, and transcripts.
  • Experience working in Information Technology, Information Systems, or Cybersecurity business or program.
  • Two (2) years experience in program development and corporate outreach.


    Total compensation is an estimate based upon adding the following amounts together:

  • Base compensation of $62,202-$70,314, P lus
  • Current employer-paid health and related benefit contribution rates, plus
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  • Median retirement fund contributions.
  • The actual total will vary depending upon each employee's enrollment choices.

    Person hired must be able to provide acceptable documentation of U.S. Citizenship or lawful authorization to work in the United States. This is an absolute condition of employment. An offer of employment will not carry with it any responsibility or obligation on the part of the District to sponsor an H1-B visa. In addition, the Community Colleges of Spokane maintains a drug- free work environment and prohibits all smoking in the college buildings and state-owned vehicles. Must be able to successfully work in and promote a multicultural work and education environment.

    Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position. Once an applicant is chosen for an interview, they are required to complete and submit a declaration regarding sexual misconduct and investigation per state law.


  • Work is performed in a normal, temperature-controlled office environment.
  • Work is sedentary in nature.
  • Frequent use of computer and exposure to terminal screens.
  • Visual focus and strain.
  • Work involves constant interruptions and requirement to answer on demand questions by phone, in person, or electronically.
  • Frequent repetitive hand/wrist motions and finger manipulation.
  • Frequent oral and auditory communication with others.
  • When traveling to sites, may need to lift up to 25 lbs and occasional kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing.

  • Contract 12 month position.
  • This position is overtime eligible.
  • Requires local or regional travel. If using personal vehicle proof of driver's license and car insurance required.
  • Criminal background check required.

    To qualify for consideration, applicants must meet required competencies and submit a complete application packet, which includes the following:

  • CCS online application.
  • Cover letter addressing your qualifications as applied to the responsibilities of this position.
  • Comprehensive resume.
  • Names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references.
  • College transcript(s) if applicable - unofficial/copies of transcripts are acceptable for initial application, official copies must be submitted upon acceptance of job offer.
  • NOTE: All of the above are required to ensure your consideration for this position. The item(s) marked with an asterisk are required attachments to your application prior to submission. If you require an accommodation during the application or interview process, please contact HR at [email protected]

    Community Colleges of Spokane does not discriminate in its programs, activities and employment on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sex, marital status, pregnancy, parental status or families with children, status as a mother breastfeeding her child, AIDS/HIV or hepatitis C, honorably discharged veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, use of trained guide dog or service animal by a person with disability, genetic information or any other legally protected category. Please direct all inquiries regarding compliance with access, equal opportunity and/or grievances to the Chief Administration Officer, Community Colleges of Spokane, 501 N. Riverpoint Blvd., PO Box 6000, MS 1004, Spokane WA 99217-6000 or call 509-434-5037; WA Telecommunication Relay Services (TRS) 1-800-833-6384 or 7-1-1.

    Native Land Acknowledgement

    We are honored to acknowledge that the Community Colleges of Spokane, and our main campuses for Spokane Falls and Spokane Community College, are located on the traditional and sacred homelands of the Spokane Tribe. We also provide services in a region that includes the traditional and sacred homelands of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation and the Kalispel Tribe. The CCS Pullman Center operates on the WSU campus and is located on the ancestral homelands of the Palus people and on the ceded lands of the Nimíipuu (Nez Perce) Tribe.

    We pay our respect to tribal elders both past and present as well as to all indigenous people today. This land holds their cultural DNA and we are honored and grateful to be here on their traditional lands. We give thanks to the legacy of the original people and their descendants and pledge to honor their stewardship and values.

    This is a contracted, exempt management position. Medical, dental life and long term disability insurance benefits are provided as currently administered under the Public Employees Benefits Board; TIAA-Cref retirement plan. Vacation leave accrues at the rate of 14.67 hours per month (22 days per year) and sick leave accrues at the rate of one (1) day per month, effective upon employment. (For positions that are less than full time, leave accruals will be prorated to the percentage of the position.)


    Do you have a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, Marketing, Communications, Public Administration, Vocational/Technical Education, or closely related field from an accredited institution. Or an equivalent mix of education and experience that demonstrates the candidate meets all competency requirements for this position?

  • Yes
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    Do you have two (2) years or more of program budget management experience?

  • Yes
  • No
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    Do you have experience using Microsoft Office products, including word processing, graphics, statistical, spreadsheet and database functions?

  • Yes
  • No
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