Program Director – Allied Health Programs

Union County College   Cranford, NJ   Full-time     Health Care Provider
Posted on May 18, 2022
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General Description
Assume the responsibility for the realization of the goals of Allied Health occupational training programs offered by Continuing Education and Workforce Development. Programs include grant funded initiatives and tuition-based programs. Lead the development, scheduling, and logistics of allied health occupational training programs, recruit instructors, and work with vendors as required. Monitor student participation and progress. Provide funders with appropriate information and reports.
Characteristics, Duties, and Responsibilities
• Responsible for developing and maintaining allied health occupational training programs and continuing education programs that meet the demand of local businesses and result in the attainment of industry-valued credentials for students.
• Assist in making recommendations resulting from diagnostic activities; implement the scheduling and orientation of new students.
• Set program educational standards and goals and establish the policies and procedures required to achieve them.
• Implement all programmatic operations and fiscal oversight.
• Coordinate the activities of all p/t and f/t staff assigned to the program and advise staff on program structure and activities to support program objectives.
• Coordinate referral process with management and referring agencies to meet contractual obligations.
• Compile and submit all required program information to
• Schedule all on and off campus activities related to program implementation.
• In conjunction with staff, monitor student attendance, punctuality, barrier reduction and needed support services. Participate in individual student conferences as necessary.
• Prepare monthly reports on staffing, recruitment, student progress, placement, and program completion, as required.
• Liaison with funders regarding program monitoring and program reports. Prepare program reports using required reporting systems
• Coordinate student job search activities with Job Development staff
• At all times exercise professionalism and confidentiality with staff and students.
Education Requirements
Bachelor’s degree required
Minimum requirement of 3 to 5-years’ experience with development and implementation of allied health training programs, and local, state, or federal programs. Proposal writing experience preferred.
Competencies and Skills Required
• Interpersonal, organization and communication skills required.
• Proficiency with MS office products including Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.
• Analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Excellent customer service, oral and written communication skills, including ability to communicate effectively with a diverse external community and a diverse campus community.
• Valid driver’s license and access to an automobile.
• Must possess strong interpersonal skills to interact tactfully and courteously with students, the general public, faculty, and other staff members.
• Must be a “quick study” in order to quickly grasp knowledge of policies and procedures relating to every aspect of student services that a prospective or current student may utilize.
• Ability to take required initiative to solve problems.
• Ability to collaborate with others.
• Ability to multi-task in a busy environment.
• Ability to meet deadlines.
• Ability to remain discreet with student and staff information.
• Flexibility of schedule.
Physical Demands and Work Environment
· This position’s duties are normally performed in a typical interior/residence work environment, based on the activity scheduled.
· Some physical effort required; however, the employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
· No or very limited exposure to physical risk.
· Some travel required.