Serves as the Director of the Public Works Institute (PWI). Ensures successful delivery of all PWI programs with a focus on instructional excellence, competency, programmatic innovation, smooth program operation, participant achievement, customer satisfaction, and student enrollment. Responsible for developing the PWI annual budget and ensuring fiscal success by tracking revenue and expenditures throughout the year.
Serve as the Director of the Public Works Institute. Responsible for establishing center-wide operational, administrative and logistical processes and supporting systems. Assists the Executive Director in creating and implementing the strategic direction for PWI. Develop and implement business strategies for revenue growth and expenditure management. Responsible for the development, delivery and continuous improvement of instructor-led and web-based courses. Ensure successful delivery of all PWI programs with a focus on instructional excellence, competency, programmatic innovation, smooth program operation, participant achievement and satisfaction, and enrollments. Manage overall scheduling, delivery and logistics of course materials. Serve as the direct University contact for managing the TXDOT Workforce Development contracts to deliver (63) Heavy Highway training courses. Ensure PWI meets contract expectations and goals. Serve as the direct University contact for managing the TXDOT – Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP) grant for the State of Texas. Ensure PWI meets grant expectations and goals. Serve as the direct University contact for managing the TXDOT – Traffic Safety Grant contracts for City/County Government. Ensure PWI meets contract expectations and goals. Develop and manage the PWI budget and monitor revenue and expenses, oversee contract maintenance and approve all expenditures relating to the program. Accountable for the profit and loss status of the program. Review and analyze financial and training data and prepare financial and program assessment reports to leadership and external clients. Develop proposals for contract and grant opportunities. Produce monthly, quarterly and annual reports for grants. Manage planning committees, educational design, program delivery, and evaluation of all program activities. Create and implement a nationwide marketing strategy utilizing multimedia, website, exhibitor presence, catalog, email/newsletter and social media to continually expand the program's business landscape. Develop, implement and oversee PWI contractual agreements and relationships with individuals, companies and organizations regarding program curriculum and program training utilizing Work Made for Hire Agreements, Service Agreements and Host Site Affiliate Agreements. Address and resolve potential customer service issues with existing and new clients. Represent PWI in meetings, negotiations and presentations with senior executives from both the public and private sectors. Seek and develop positive working relationships with federal, state and local workforce agencies and employers to assure positive participant experiences. Develop training partnerships with industry and associations. Provide direct supervision (train, evaluate, manage) to PWI program Instructors, professional staff and support staff. Assess and update existing PWI policy and procedures to ensure they align with University, federal and state guidelines. Identify, recruit and onboard contract instructors and subject matter experts. Assign staff/contractors to special projects and mange performance/deliverables. Performs other duties assigned.
Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Science, Public Administration, or related field. Five (5) or more years of experience managing the administration of a training or contracted services program, performing a variety of administrative functions and coordinating with customers, managers, facilities and supervisors or the equivalent.
Master's degree in engineering, science, business or public administration. 7 or more years of experience in administrative management of a complex training program. 7 or more years in public works industry, preferably in a management position. 5 or more years' experience scheduling instructors, classes and locations for a complex statewide or nationwide program. Experience in maintaining a curriculum and training materials library and managing materials distribution. Demonstrated ability to manage a program budget.
Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
Open Until Filled: No
Internal Number: 6644
About University of Texas at Arlington
The University of Texas at Arlington sets the standard for educational excellence in the thriving Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area and is one of the nation’s fastest-growing public research universities. With an enrollment of 38,000 on-campus students and an additional 15,000 online degree-seeking students, UTA is the second-largest institution in The University of Texas System. The University offers more than 180 bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees through 10 colleges and schools and is rising in stature through its commitment to transforming the lives of students, pushing the boundaries of knowledge, and serving a growing and diverse community.
UTA has developed a strategic plan, “Bold Solutions, Global Impact” (http://www.uta.edu/strategicplan). Taking advantage of our unique location at the center of the fastest growing urban region in the U.S. and adjacency to the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, our vision is to be ‘The Model 21st Century Urban Research University’. To support this vision, our strategic plan focuses on four over-arching themes across the University: Health and the Human Condition, Sustainable Urban Communities, Global Environmental Impa...ct, Data Driven Discovery and Knowledge Management. The College of Engineering is playing a critical role in the advancement of each of these themes.
Our highly ranked academic programs attract the best and brightest scholars from around the world, and our faculty and students consistently receive national and international recognition for their accomplishments. U.S. News & World Report ranks UT Arlington fifth among national universities for undergraduate diversity, we are a designated Hispanic Serving Institution, and the Military Times recently named UTA as the best 4-year College for veterans in the state of Texas. The Chronicle of Higher Education ranks UT Arlington among the 20 fastest-growing public research universities in the United States over the last 10 years.
With a population of 7 million, the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex is the fourth-largest urban area in the United States. It covers an area larger than the states of Rhode Island and Connecticut combined. The Metroplex is the economic and cultural hub of North Texas and has the 10th-largest gross metropolitan product in the world. Not only is it an exciting place to live and work, the Metroplex offers UT Arlington a host of unparalleled scholarly, research, and economic activity.
UTA has been a catalyst for redevelopment and revitalization in the central business district of Arlington, establishing a true college town environment in downtown Arlington. UTA’s 20-acre, mixed-use College Park District provides new special events and student living space, restaurants, and parking as part of its broad-based initiative to generate and support economic activity at the city’s urban center. In addition, the University is expanding its footprint in both Fort Worth and Dallas and has plans to increase its global presence building on active partnerships led by the College of Business and the College of Nursing and Health Innovation in Central and South America, South East Asia and the Middle East.
For more information on University of Texas at Arlington, visit: www.uta.edu
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