Senior Director Workforce Training and Development (1089-127)

College of Southern Idaho
September 25, 2023
Offerd Salary:Salary 82,500.
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Senior Director Workforce Training and Development

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Job Description

Provides leadership and responsive service to deliver non-credit workforce training programming including short term industry training, custom training, and apprenticeship programs to regional employers. Works closely with the CTE Dean and related department chairs to coordinate closely with traditional CTE programs to ensure non-duplication while ensuring broad coverage to the service region. Oversees Talent Pipeline Management, career development services, and connection to work based learning opportunities. Provides a visible and responsive point of contact to regional employers, labor, and economic development operations.


  • Provide leadership and recognizable, visible support for regional workforce training and development
  • Assists in the coordination of microcredentialing activities at the College and working with the Idaho Division of Career-Technical Education (DCTE)
  • Act as institutional point of contact for workforce training to employers, regional entities, and governmental agencies
  • Represent CSI as a functionary of the DCTE Workforce Training Network (WTN)
  • Work closely with the CTE Dean and relevant campus units to provide coordinated service between credit and non-credit delivery
  • Advise administration regarding recommended policies, procedures, and best practices in support of regional workforce training and development
  • Provide oversight of the Idaho Region IV Talent Pipeline Management (TPM) role
  • Provide connections, promotion, and services for the campus to integrate work-based learning as a High Impact Practice including career development services
  • Monitor literature, best practice, and data (including labor market information) to support CSI's responsiveness to workforce training needs
  • Provide regular progress reports to the Administration regarding outcomes and other success metrics
  • Provide visionary, inspirational leadership for the CSI Workforce Training and Development team
  • Ensure efficient and effective marketing of the CSI Workforce Training and Development unit including social media and coordinating closely with CSI Marketing and Communication Department
  • Oversee the various financial accounts, funding sources, and fiscal viability of the department
  • Other duties as assigned

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in relevant business or education discipline
  • 5 years successful private sector industry experience including 2 years of supervision of personnel
  • Outward and growth mindset
  • Knowledge and understanding of workforce training and career technical education
  • Demonstrated and documented success in project management
  • Compelling oral and written communication skills, both personally and organizationally
  • Documented leadership and organizational skills
  • Problem solving and critical thinking ability
  • Positive attitude
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and make progress without direct supervision
  • Computer skills, including the ability to generate reports, analyze data, create presentations, and apply technology to solve problems
  • Strong work ethic

  • Experience working with data and IR personnel
  • Experience in higher education, preferably at community or technical college level
  • Experience in workforce training including CTE at postsecondary level
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)

    Direct reports include:

  • 4-5 senior staff overseeing entire Workforce Training and Development staff of 10-12 employees (subject to occasional reorganization)
  • Position requires a high degree of supervisory expertise and dependable leadership in occasionally high stress and sometimes ambiguous circumstances.


    Pleasant office setting on well-maintained community college campus. Out of region/out of state (overnight) travel occasionally required with support for professional development. Many off campus meetings are conducted, but mostly within the service region (not overnight typically).

    The College of Southern Idaho is an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to cultivating and sustaining an environment in which our employees and learners thrive. The College prohibits discrimination on the basis of any legally protected status.

    Company Location

     Twin Falls - Main Campus

    Position Type



     82,500.00 - USD

    Is this position grant-funded?




    Months per year?

    12 months year round

    What are the work days/hours?

    Monday - Friday, Evenings or Weekends as needed

    Open to current employees only?


    Cover letter required?


    Unofficial transcripts required?


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