Executive Director of Continuing Education-Orlando, FL
Reporting to the President of Florida Technical College, the Executive Director of Florida Technical Continuing Education is the executive that has overall strategic and operational responsibility for the staff, programs, performance, and execution of the mission and goals. The Executive Director provides day-to-day management for the institution and is expected to be an experienced and entrepreneurial leader, committed to fostering fiscal and operational excellence. The Executive Director provides leadership and operational guidance that ensures compliance to requirements, as well as growth initiatives for the institution. He/she will play a key role in helping the institution and its members navigate a wide range of options and developments in the coming years while maintaining and improving existing services.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Lead the planning and delivery of Educational Programs and Certificates, Admissions Process and budgeting activity of the center.
Manage the P/L of the Center.
Ensure enrollment and retention goals are met.
Develop and implement an Institutional Effectiveness Plan.
Work with the President of FTC in the enrollment projections, processes and logistics.
Supervise administrative, academic and student services to ensure the required level of service is being provided.
Coordinate the academic processes along with the Vice President of Academic Director for FTC and ensure compliance with the necessary documentation and accreditation process
Accountable for school growth and development not only in student population but also in the quality of their learning process, the school image, as well as the financial aspects and the operational results.
Recruit, train and develop key managers in coordination with Human Resources.
Provide leadership and coaching that motivates and creates a positive atmosphere within the administrative staff, faculty and students.
Comply with the Academic Calendar.
Maintain an open communication and inform the president of school status as it relates to personnel, resources, and opportunities, situations that are affecting or may affect the well-functioning of the Center in the future and provide appropriate measures to consider.
Ensure personnel are aware of their duties and responsibilities and maintain their files complete and updated.
Request control and maintain school inventory and ensure classrooms and labs are prepared.
Officially represent the school inside and outside of the school, work with local advisory boards.
Establish and maintain a network of institutions, companies, agencies, higher education centers, necessary for the growth and development of the Center.
Ensure the school’s compliance with all applicable laws, regulations and accrediting bodies
Bachelor degree in Business Administration or related areas
Experience as a proprietary school executive
Five (5) to seven (7) years of supervisory experience
Strong leadership skills
Ability to manage and motivate professionals as a cohesive team
Excellent communication with staff and community
Persuasive communication skills, with an orientation toward results
The highest levels of integrity at all times and compliance with applicable laws, regulations and accrediting agencies.
Intermediate to advanced computer skills (Microsoft Office products)
Ability to implement and manage business strategy
Ability to forecast, set, and meet both business and professional goals
Applicants must meet the minimum requirements to be considered.
Equal Opportunity Employer F/M/V/D.
To Apply: Send your resume and cover letter to with the JOB TITLE in the SUBJECT line – mention CFEC.org job posting.