Staff Positions

Workforce Development Director

Gogebic Community College seeks candidates for a full-time Workforce Development Director at our Ironwood, Michigan campus.  This position reports to the Dean of Instruction.  The Workforce Development Director identifies and develops programs that provide students, alumni, employed and unemployed workers with skills necessary to support the employment needs of the community.  The position is responsible for developing programs offered to business, industry, government, citizens, and nonprofit agencies.  

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides leadership for the planning, development and delivery of workforce development contacts and apprenticeship/internship programs offered for credit and not for credit.
  • Plans personal professional development designed to keep abreast of the technical requirements of employees in modern manufacturing facilities, health care institutions, and business environments.
  • Supervises all parts of training for employees in business and industry that are funded with the Michigan New Jobs Training Act.
  • Conducts an annual review of the college programs following the format of the college’s program review process when practical.
  • Seeks program input from faculty and advisory committees for the planning and evaluation of programs.
  • Develops and oversees the workforce development budget, including grants in which the position is expected to seek out. 
  • Recruits qualified faculty and facilitators that meets the expectations of clients.
  • Serves as college representative at functions designed to promote access to workforce development opportunities.
  • Actively develops business and professional relationships, represents the college on relevant committees and boards, and performs regular business and industry site visits to ensure quality apprenticeship/internship experiences and promote training opportunities.
  • Seeks and manages grants that provide training opportunities for employees and citizens and funding for the college.
  • Serve as liaison promoting cooperation with appropriate public and private agencies impacting workforce development.
  • Meets regularly with the Dean of Instruction and other members of the Executive Committee to collaborate and provide updates.
  • Works with occupational faculty to recruit potential students and market training programs. 
  • Performs other tasks as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis on community education, educational leadership, business development, or other applicable education.
  • Broad knowledge of business and manufacturing including manufacturing processes, knowledge of economic development and community enterprise activities, and a general understanding of contracted employee arrangements.
  • Ability to conceptualize future trends, opportunities, barriers, and solutions to enable the college’s success and growth in continuing education and industry training.
  • Ability to win trust, exert influence, and work effectively with business professionals, community leaders, and citizen advisory groups in the building of community partnerships.

Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit.  The employee frequently is required to use hands to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk and hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in indoor conditions and regularly works near video display. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Application Process

Applications will be accepted until April 16, 2019.

Interested individuals should submit a portfolio containing all of the following:

  •  A letter of interest
  •  A detailed resume
  •  Three references with current contact information
  •  GCC Application for Employment
  •  Unofficial transcripts (official transcripts are required before employment)

            Other relevant material to:

                                    Human Resources Attn: Ashley Paquette
                                    Gogebic Community College
                                    E4946 Jackson Road
                                    Ironwood, MI  49938
                                    (906) 932-4231 ext. 324
                                    ashleyp@gogebic.edu

 

Gogebic Community College is an equal opportunity educator and employer.

Director of Online Learning and Accessibility

Gogebic Community College seeks candidates for a full-time Director of Online Learning and Accessibility at our Ironwood, Michigan campus.  Director of Online Learning and Accessibility provides long-term and day to-day management of the College's online courses and programs, Learning Management System (LMS) support for all faculty and students, and professional development support to all online Faculty and Adjunct Faculty. Additionally, the Director is responsible for all online, website, and multimedia accessibility. The Director reports to the Dean of Instruction and works collaboratively with the Dean of Student Services, Marketing, and Information Technology services. The Director is responsible for ensuring that the quality of the online courses at Gogebic Community College is strong and is consistent with the rigor and scope of face-to-face offerings. The Director is responsible for ensuring that all accreditation and regulatory requirements for online learning are met with emphasis on certifying that all online instructional material and marketing material are accessible.

Core Responsibilities

  • Assists faculty and related administrators to implement effective pedagogies, technologies, and methodologies in respective programs to promote student engagement and success.
  • Provide strategic direction for online learning commensurate with industry best practices.
  • Maintain LMS, website, and all other electronic communication mediums to be in compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.
  • Designs, develops, and delivers on-line training to faculty and staff in the use of instructional technologies and educational best practices, instructional resources, instructional technologies, and multimedia hardware/software to support teaching and learning.
  • Responsible for ensuring online quality and rigor that is consistent to face-to-face offerings.
  • Enhances online student services.
  • Ensures the smooth operation of services for online students.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in the field of online learning, instructional design or related field from a U.S. Department of Education regionally accredited college or university.
  • Online teaching experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of Moodle. 
  • Experience in instructional design and working with online content.

Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit.  The employee frequently is required to use hands to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk and hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in indoor conditions and regularly works near video display. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Application Process

Applications will be accepted until May 7, 2019.

Interested individuals should submit a portfolio containing all of the following:

  •  A letter of interest
  •  A detailed resume
  •  Three references with current contact information
  •  GCC Application for Employment
  •  Unofficial transcripts (official transcripts are required before employment)

            Other relevant material to:

                                    Human Resources Attn: Ashley Paquette
                                    Gogebic Community College
                                    E4946 Jackson Road
                                    Ironwood, MI  49938
                                    (906) 932-4231 ext. 324
                                    ashleyp@gogebic.edu

Gogebic Community College is an equal opportunity educator and employer.

Manager of Campus Suites

Department: Student Services

Compensation: Grade 1, with college provided apartment, paid utilities and cell phone.

Description: The Manager is a 12 month live-in professional full-time position with an excellent benefits package. A successful applicant will develop and implement initiatives for students; manage and administer the physical and personal aspects of a co-ed residential area housing approximately 96 students in a manner that enhances the academic/social success of students. Other major work functions include scheduling and participation in on-call duty rotation, adjudicating conduct cases, supervision of Residence Hall Assistants, and managing the program budget. The Manager will direct the planning and implementation of selection, training, and evaluation of the Residence Hall Assistants. Additionally, the Manager will develop effective residential programming and education in areas such as alcohol and other drug use, enhancing our intercultural environment, and community development.

Student Development

  • Assist students in developing critical self-management and community living skills.
  • Develop student leadership opportunities within the residence halls.
  • Participate in student conduct process.
Staff Supervision and Development
  • Facilitate the hiring and training of the Residence Advisors and provide direct supervision through-out the academic year.
  • Supervise and oversee all operations in the Campus Suites facility.
  • Assist and supervise the Campus Suites Staff with programming efforts, leadership opportunities, academic strategies, and conduct issues.
Department Leadership
  • Provide vision, leadership, and supervision of the Residence Life program, including policy and procedure development and implementation, programming/residence education, housing operations, staff development, summer student housing, and ensure accountability of professional and student staff.
  • Lead staff in setting and achieving annual goals.
Administration
  • Enforce and monitor policies and procedures that affect the housing operation, as well as ensure the fulfillment of the housing contract, process applications, make room assignments, oversee room assignments, room changes, and coordinate the room consolidation process if necessary.
  • Be a very visible and engaged member of the Student Affairs team by routinely attending programs and events on campus, including evening and weekend programs.
  • Address health, safety, security, and maintenance issues in residence halls and work in conjunction with the Maintenance Supervisor, monitor the day-to-day custodial and maintenance functions associated with student employees within Campus Suites in coordination with the Financial Aid and Business offices.
  • Design, administer, and analyze student surveys regarding student perception of on-campus living.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Required Qualifications

  • Associate’s Degree required, Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Assertive supervision of undergraduates and a commitment to excellence.
  • A commitment and willingness to engage in complex diversity issues.
  • Demonstrated experience in coaching, mentoring, and supervision of student staff.
  • Demonstrated excellence in written and oral communication skills, documentation, record keeping, and reporting.
  • Experience with activity planning/programming/program development.
  • Knowledge of program assessment and evaluation.
  • Maintain a congenial, supportive and accepting approach when working with students, faculty, and staff.
  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills and be a team player.
  • Experience in exercising initiative, good judgment, and independent decision making.
  • Demonstrated experience in at least one of the following areas: tutoring, mentoring, advising or other student support areas.
  • Previous experience with a residential living unit on a college or university campus.
  • Previous experience as a Resident Advisor on a college or university campus.
  • Background in student affairs in a higher educational setting.
  • Supervisory experience, including hiring and training practices, and employee evaluation.
  • Strong computer skills, including experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Power Point, Vista, Windows and Outlook.

The Manager of Campus Suites reports directly to the Dean of Students. The position requires a willingness to work a variable schedule as potential assignments may include daytime, evenings or weekends and other duties as assigned.

 

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and stand. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is often required to stand and walk. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.

 

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in indoor conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

  

Application Process

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

 Interested individuals should submit a portfolio containing all of the following:

  •  A letter of interest
  •  A detailed resume
  •  Three references with current contact information
  •  GCC Application for Employment
  •  Unofficial transcripts (official transcripts are required before employment)

            Other relevant material to:

 

                                    Human Resources Attn: Ashley Paquette
                                    Gogebic Community College
                                    E4946 Jackson Road
                                    Ironwood, MI  49938
                                    (906) 932-4231 ext. 324
                                    ashleyp@gogebic.edu

 

Gogebic Community College is an equal opportunity educator and employer.

Men’s Baseball Coach

Gogebic Community College (Ironwood, MI)

 Gogebic Community College is an NJCAA Division II institution. The position of Head Men’s baseball Coach will be responsible for the direction, supervision and coaching of the men’s baseball team. The Coach leads all aspects of academic success, coaching, strength and conditioning, recruiting, planning of practices, organization of team meetings and film study, and scheduling and travel management. The college competes with other two-year colleges in Northern Wisconsin and Minnesota, and with various regional four-year colleges and universities. The successful candidate will have the ability to foster personal growth, development, and academic and athletic achievement of players.

 CORE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop, structure and implement a regionally and nationally competitive intercollegiate men’s baseball program, striving for team athletic and academic excellence.
  • Recruitment and retention of approximately 15-20 student-athletes annually.
  • Provide leadership that promotes integrity.
  • Build and secure a schedule of competition with appropriate NJCAA, NCAA, NAIA colleges and universities.
  • Submit travel plans, budget requests for recruitment and athletic competition activities to the Athletic Director.
  • Report game statistics to the appropriate athletic and news websites for the NJCAA.
  • Oversee and manage team budget and operate teams within budget limits.
  • Develop and promote camp/clinic programs for area/regional youth skill enhancement.
  • Adhere to all NJCAA Division II rules and regulations governing collegiate athletics and men’s baseball.
  • Support and promote our institutional identity and mission.
  • Perform additional administrative responsibilities as assigned.

 KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Associate’s degree required, Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Two to three years high school and or college coaching experience preferred.
  • Collegiate playing and coaching preferred.
  • Demonstrated success recruiting student-athlete prospects.
  • Knowledge of, and experience working within NJCAA rules and regulations.
  • Strong interpersonal, management and communication skills.
  • Strong work ethic, integrity and a positive attitude.
  • Adaptable to a dynamic environment characteristic of an institution experiencing enrollment growth and program development.
  • Valid driver's license required.

 ADDITIONAL POSITION NOTES

 Salary Information: Commensurate with experience. This position is compensated with a stipend. The Head Coach is viewed as a mentor and advocate of equity and diversity within the athletic department. Female and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

 APPLICATION PROCESS

Applications will be accepted until March 11, 2019.

 Interested individuals should submit a portfolio containing all of the following:

  •  A letter of interest
  •  A detailed resume
  •  Three references with current contact information
  •  GCC Application for Employment
  •  Unofficial transcripts (official transcripts are required before employment)

            Other relevant material to:

 

                                    Human Resources Attn: Ashley Paquette
                                    Gogebic Community College
                                    E4946 Jackson Road
                                    Ironwood, MI  49938
                                    (906) 932-4231 ext. 324
                                    ashleyp@gogebic.edu

 

 

Gogebic Community College is an equal opportunity educator and employer.

 

 

Women’s Volleyball Coach

Gogebic Community College (Ironwood, MI)

Gogebic Community College is an NJCAA Division II institution. The position of Women’s Volleyball Coach will be responsible for the direction, supervision and coaching of the women’s volleyball team. The Coach leads all aspects of academic success, coaching, strength and conditioning, recruiting, planning of practices, organization of team meetings and film study, and scheduling and travel management. The college competes with other two-year colleges in Northern Wisconsin and Minnesota, and with various regional four-year colleges and universities. The successful candidate will have the ability to foster personal growth, development, and academic and athletic achievement of players.

  

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop, structure and implement a regionally and nationally competitive intercollegiate women’s volleyball program, striving for team athletic and academic excellence.
  • Recruitment and retention of approximately 12-15 student-athletes annually.
  • Provide leadership that promotes integrity.
  • Build and secure a schedule of competition with appropriate NJCAA, NCAA, NAIA colleges and universities.
  • Submit travel plans, budget requests for recruitment and athletic competition activities to the Athletic Director.
  • Report game statistics to the appropriate athletic and news websites for the NJCAA.
  • Oversee and manage team budget and operate teams within budget limits.
  • Develop and promote camp/clinic programs for area/regional youth skill enhancement.
  • Adhere to all NJCAA Division II rules and regulations governing collegiate athletics and women’s volleyball.
  • Support and promote our institutional identity and mission.
  • Perform additional administrative responsibilities as assigned. 

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Associate’s degree required, Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Two to three years high school and or college coaching experience preferred.
  • Collegiate playing and coaching preferred.
  • Demonstrated success recruiting student-athlete prospects.
  • Knowledge of, and experience working within NJCAA rules and regulations.
  • Strong interpersonal, management and communication skills.
  • Strong work ethic, integrity and a positive attitude.
  • Adaptable to a dynamic environment characteristic of an institution experiencing enrollment growth and program development.
  • Valid driver's license required.

 

ADDITIONAL POSITION NOTES

Salary Information: Commensurate with experience. This position is compensated with a stipend. The Head Coach is viewed as a mentor and advocate of equity and diversity within the athletic department. Female and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

 

APPLICATION PROCESS

Applications will be accepted until April 1, 2019.

 Interested individuals should submit a portfolio containing all of the following:

  •  A letter of interest
  •  A detailed resume
  •  Three references with current contact information
  •  GCC Application for Employment
  •  Unofficial transcripts (official transcripts are required before employment)

            Other relevant material to:

 

                                    Human Resources Attn: Ashley Paquette
                                    Gogebic Community College
                                    E4946 Jackson Road
                                    Ironwood, MI  49938
                                    (906) 932-4231 ext. 324
                                    ashleyp@gogebic.edu

 

 

Gogebic Community College is an equal opportunity educator and employer.