Executive Director, Center of Excellence for Information and Computing Technology R20029

Bellevue College

Posted: 6/17/20
Deadline: 9/9/20

About This Organization

Bellevue College is a student-centered, comprehensive and innovative college, committed to teaching excellence that advances the life-long educational development of its students while strengthening the economic, social and cultural life of its diverse community. The college promotes student success by providing high-quality, flexible, accessible educational programs and services; advancing pluralism, inclusion and global awareness; and acting as a catalyst and collaborator for a vibrant region.

Job Duties

Community Outreach

• Convenes critical stakeholders in partnership and acts as the ‘hub’ for information, meetings, best practices and advising
• Understands and leverages national and state policy as it relates to workforce development within a given sector
• Establishes, facilitates and maintains a strong and engaged Advisory Board
• Represents the Center on a national stage by conducting research, speaking at conferences, and attending workshops and meetings
• Oversees a robust communications and marketing strategy, including maintaining a website, social media presence, marketing, and outreach materials
• Collaborates with college system to identify gaps in training and workforce needs, support/facilitate the design of curriculum/program content and delivery processes for the 34 colleges
• Identifies industry sector workforce needs; Adapts quickly to changing market conditions, workforce needs and educational demand
• Demonstrates and oversees sound project management processes, methods and tools to ensure accurate, timely, in-budget deliverables
• Identifies grant and funding opportunities to support Center initiatives, oversees proposal writing and ensures contractual obligations are met


• Oversees all aspects of Center program development and initiatives in response to the needs of industry partners and the college system in the context of current and future workforce trends
• Possesses and nurtures entrepreneurial, creative, innovation-driven approaches to serving the college system, industry and labor
• Implements rigorous and systematized approaches to market research, data collection and analysis in service of resource development and Center financial health
• Inspires and leads all aspects of Center operations from strategic visioning and goal setting to resource management and staff development and use of technology and data systems


• Prepares and tracks budgets for multiple Center projects; supervise the design/execution of Center contracts; ensure appropriate expenditure of funds in compliance with contract terms, state/federal/local regulations and policies; help ensure strong partnerships with business and government entities
• Formulates and implements initiatives to improve performance and cost effectiveness of Center operations
• Performs other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree in relevant field of study. Relevant experience may be substituted for the education requirement on a year-for-year basis
• Two (2) years of relevant professional experience such as curriculum development, program development, partnerships or experience in economic and workforce development initiatives

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