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Program Director, Community College

ACTIowa City, IA3/13/2018
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ACT is a nonprofit organization helping people achieve educational and workplace success. Our programs are designed to boost lifelong learning in schools and workplaces around the world. Whether it's guiding students along their learning paths, enabling companies to develop their workforce, fostering parent, teacher, and counselor knowledge of student progress, guiding job seekers toward career success, or informing policymakers about education and workforce issues. ACT is passionate about making a difference in all we do.

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Serving as client relations community college market segment expert and strategist, this position will be focused on community college intelligence, trends, opportunities, emerging issues as they relate to go-to-market strategy. This position will have significant direct contact with clients including engagement with user groups. With colleagues from Chief Commercial agent Division, develop and implement a broad branding strategy, extend ACT's current visibility and establish new visibility in the community college markets to accelerate the achievement of ACT's mission, market share, revenue and growth goals.

Typical work-related activities include:
   » Develop, implement, monitor, and evaluate major community college campaigns in partnership with Marketing and PLM
   » Play a public facing function as a recognized industry expert on community college issues and represent ACT at conferences, events, forums, symposia
   » Maintain a current knowledge of technologies, trends and research in the community college market.
   » Maintain a thorough and updated knowledge of ACT programs and services and connected marketing messages and take initiative in researching, proposing, and championing new and better ways of communicating messages and brand value.
   » Consult on solution development initiatives and inform the development of new products and services
   » Engage with and/or convene user groups and organizations as appropriate
   » Serve as a representative of Client Relations on various internal work teams to ensure the voice of customer is heard.
   » Maintain contacts with national, regional and state decision-makers for community college services.
   » Communicate with external clients as well as ACT staff regarding community college market.
   » Consult with and occasionally join account executives on client calls
   » Develop and deliver market specific professional development, as needed
   » Travel to represent ACT, interact with clients and establish relationships with organizations and community college systems up to sixty (60) days per year.Qualifications

suitable education
   » Bachelor's degree in a related area required; preferably in business or education
   » Or an equivalent combination of education and practice from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired.

   » A minimum of seven (7) years of related progressively responsible practice in the community college system including some combination of assessment, teaching, advising, counseling, career development, student services or accountcapability.

Knowledge, expertise and Abilities:
   » Demonstrated leadership abilities and practice with a major promotional campaign, and/or an institutional reform initiative, and/or organizational change initiative.
   » knowledge of multiple aspects of the community college market, including some combination of assessment, teaching, advising, counseling, career development, student services or accountcapability.
   » Superior presentation expertise
   » Outstanding writing expertise
   » History of prosperously developing and implementing strategic plans

Starting income commensurate with qualifications. Excellent benefits and work environment.

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Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Management, Entry Level
Education 4 Year Degree
practice Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Education - Teaching - Administration, Not for Profit - Charitable
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 2018-1175

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ACT is an independent, not-for-profit organization that provides a broad array of assessment, research, information, and program management solutions in the areas of education and workforce development. Each year, ACT serves millions of people in high schools, colleges, professional associations, businesses, and government agencies-nationally and internationally. ACT is headquartered in Iowa City, IA with offices across the United States.
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