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Business Instructor/Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center Director - Sidney Campus

Western Nebraska Community College is accepting applications for the position of Business Instructor/Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center Director.  This position is located at our Sidney, Nebraska Campus.  Remote instruction is not available for this position.

Responsibilities:
This full-time faculty position will teach at least 3 courses each semester and will be provided release time to work as the I & E Center Director.  Instruction hours may increase as the business concept evolves. Primary responsibilities include:  instruction of business classes in a variety of modalities including face to face, online, hybrid and stacked.  The ideal candidate will be a content expert willing to become an active, involved team member who provides superior instruction and fosters student success.  Some evening or weekend scheduling; travel between campuses required.  Additionally this person will be responsible for the Sidney Campus I & E Center including the following:

  • Assume management responsibility for services and activities related to the Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center including training programs, workshops and seminars; develop and implement strategies to attract the business community to the college.
  • Maintain an awareness of community needs in the southern tier and respond with programs to meet these needs; provide assistance to area groups in the development and planning of conferences and workshops.
  • Work cooperatively with various local, State and Federal agencies to ensure compliance and provide training programs that meet their needs; maintain contact with area chamber and economic development representatives.
  • Conduct a variety of organizational studies, investigations and operational studies; recommend modifications to business continuing education programs, policies and procedures as appropriate.
  • Develop marketing strategies for programs; participate in the development of advertising activities for the Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center.
  • Negotiate contracts for training services for business, government and non-profit organization; negotiate contacts with outside consultants as required.
  • Assess instructional and resource material, supply and equipment needs for business and industry services; submit requisitions for the ordering of supplies; maintain an inventory of equipment and supplies.
  • Participate in a variety of boards and committees; attend and participate in professional group meetings; stay abreast of available Federal and State funds and of new trends and innovations in the field of entrepreneurship and business training programs.

Qualifications:
Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) required.  Microsoft Office Specialist Certification, or the ability to obtain the MOS Certification by the first day of the Spring 2019 semester, required.

Salary:
Commensurate.

Start Date:
January 2019.

Application Deadline:
Open until filled. Only complete applications are considered.

Application Procedure:
Email cover letter, current resume, academic transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to hrdirector@wncc.edu; or mail to Human Resources Office, Western Nebraska Community College, 1601 East 27th Street, Scottsbluff, NE 69361-1815; or fax to 308.635.6161.

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