Job Details

Position Title:  Director of Professional Development (Reg FT) 

Department: Human Resources

Campus: Office of College Services

Additional Information: This position will remain open until filled. However, in order to ensure consideration for an interview, please submit your completed application, cover letter and resume by no later than May 28, 2021. The College cannot guarantee that application materials received after this date will be considered or reviewed.

Benefits:  CCAC offers an exceptional benefits package. Highlights include an excellent health plan with very low out-of-pocket expense network option, generous time off and holiday pay, a 403b retirement plan with up to 10% employer match or other options through the State’s retirement defined benefit pension system, free employee parking, public service (student) loan forgiveness eligible employer, and employer paid benefits including group life insurance, short-term and long-term disability insurance, and flexible spending accounts.

Salary Grade: Admin 16 - $62,814

Job Category: Administrators

Employment Type: Regular Full-Time

Job Slot: 5751

Job Open Date:  5/14/2021

Job Close Date:

General Summary:  Responsible for the effective development, coordination and presentation, assessment and record-keeping of training and development programs for all employees. Assesses college-wide developmental needs to drive training initiatives and identify and arrange suitable training solutions for employees.  Actively search, creatively design and implement effective methods to educate, enhance performance and recognize performance that support the Colleges strategic plan, mission and goals

Requirements:  Master’s degree in organizational development, education, higher education, human resources or related field and a minimum of four years of  experience. Proven ability to lead by example and foster mentoring relationships. Outstanding verbal, written and presentation skills. Ability to create momentum and foster organizational change. Strong creative and visual graphics design ability.


1. Research, plan, design, and implement various training and staff development Office of Human Resources programs, seminars and conferences for college employees including in person and computer-based trainings.

2.  Conduct and administer various human resource related training including for, but not limited to, search committee training, applicant tracking system user training, I-9 compliance and gatekeeper training, diversity training in conjunction with diversity office, and EEO/Sexual Harassment compliance training, and programs affecting the culture of the College.

3.  Assist Vice President for Human Resources to organize and facilitate the Leadership Development Institute program; fully participate in all aspects of the program and lead sessions when necessary.

4.  Assist with design development and implementation of special learning and development programs, including Supervisory Success Academy, SEIU annual conference, and other employee learning programs, as well as,  conferences, workshops, seminars, meetings, and forums.

5. Coordinate and implement individual and team development, including coaching and facilitated conversations.

6.  Coordinate the performance management system, including manage and administer annual as well as probationary performance appraisals and training.

7.  Develop and maintain employee orientation and programs that build employee morale, motivation, and loyalty.

8.  Identify and define present and future training needs, prepare cost/benefit analyses, and recommend the most effective training program.

9.  Act as an internal consultant to the organization regarding the application and utilization of current training and development philosophies and human resources concepts to meet College training needs and maximize potential human resources.

10.  Assist in composing and editing the development and production of training manuals and reference materials.

11.  Design training and development surveys to determine effectiveness of training programs; evaluate and interpret results, maintain training panels for ongoing engagement.

12.  Coordinate and participate in employee engagement programs and activities and committees.

13.  Maintain an awareness of training and development trends through literature and professional associations and by attending various exhibits and presentations.

14.  Develop, research, and coordinate training programs for management and College employees, preview the instructional design method and the presentation style for the implementation of programs; prepare teaching aids such as training handbooks, demonstration materials, multimedia visual aids, computer tutorials, etc.

15. Maintain an understanding of the applications and limitations of instructional technologies, including electronic, and traditional media, in order to determine the most effective type of media for the presentation of training material.

16.  Collaborate with the IT department, to develop, conduct, and evaluate workshops and training on new technologies.

17.  Collaborate with the Center for Teaching and Learning to provide and support learning for faculty.

18.  Serve as liaison with Diversity office and provide support for employee resource groups.

19.  Evaluate external training programs; provides recommendations and plans programs.

20. Manage content for the learning management, onboarding, and performance appraisal management  and related areas.

21. Maintain a college-wide and visible presence on various campus locations and virtually.

22.  Perform other related duties as required or assigned.

Clearances:  Current criminal record/child abuse clearances will be required if offered the position and in order to be employed at the College. The three clearances are Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance, Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Records Check, and Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) Criminal Background Check. The College has provided instructions on how to obtain these clearances and are available here.