Job Details
Director, Noncredit, Community and Contract Education
Administrative Support/Management
Opened until filled



$51,387 TO $68,864 PER YEAR

$4,282 TO $5,739 PER MONTH



Reporting to the Vice President, Instruction, the Director plans, organizes, coordinates, prioritizes and directs the establishment, continuation, expansion of the non-credit program, the community education program and the contract education program. The Director oversees the development of schedules, reviews and evaluates the staffing, locations, operations and activities of all assigned programs. The Director coordinates the development of project/program objectives and ensures programs are properly implemented and in compliance with applicable Federal and State guidelines and District policies and procedures. Employees in this job class function at a professional level, which requires budgetary, organizational, problem solving, and decision-making skills.

  • Maintain existing programs and expand noncredit, community and contract education; develop and administer annual program budgets; and ensure compliance with District policies and applicable state and federal regulations related to noncredit, community, and contract education.
  • Develop and create opportunities for noncredit programming that enhance, augment or enrich academic instruction, such as noncredit ESL; and follow up on development and expansion of noncredit, community and contract education offerings in collaboration with COS instructors.
  • Grow and expand apportionment opportunities across COS and follow up with business opportunities in community and contract education, while continuing to collaborate with economic and workforce development initiatives.
  • Build and grow new and existing relationships within the community, with an emphasis on employability within the corporate/industry/business environment through expanded offerings and responsiveness.
  • Plan and develop a pathway from noncredit and community education courses to credit courses.
  • Enhance the college's FTES and apportionment foundation in support of annual strategic enrollment objectives.
  • Monitor external and internal environment for development of new market segments.
  • Plan, develop and implement noncredit, community and contract education program goals and objectives; recommend and administer policies and procedures; direct, oversee and participate in the development of the program's work plan; assign work activities, projects and programs; and monitor work flow.
  • Plan, organize, coordinate and direct the operations and activities of the noncredit, community and contract education programs; develop and implement appropriate methods and procedures to optimize efficient and effective delivery of services to students; and review and evaluate work products, methods and procedures.
  • Review and schedule noncredit classes in collaboration with academic units, as well as for adults and children; direct and coordinate the production of class schedules and other materials; provide input and maintain the noncredit, community and contract education website; secure the use of facilities for classes ensuring compliance with standards, rules and regulations of leased facilities.
  • Prepare and administer annual program budgets; prepare recommendations and justifications regarding budget requests; direct the forecast of additional funding for staffing, equipment, materials and supplies; implement mid-year budget adjustments; authorize and monitor expenditures according to district policies and applicable regulations.
  • Create news releases, flyers and information packets.

1. Bachelor’s degree
2. AND 2 years of experience related to the area of assignment.


  • Management of a college program.
  • FERPA.
  • Budget preparation and control.
  • Cultural sensitivity.
  • Oral and written communication skills.
  • Principles and practices of administration, supervision and training.
  • Applicable laws, codes, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
  • Operation of a computer and assigned software.
  • Assure compliance with District policies and procedures, federal and state guidelines.
  • Facilitate and coordinate the operations of program recruitment participants and employees.
  • Analyze and evaluate program participation rates and practices.
  • Supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
  • Operate a computer and assigned office equipment.
  • Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.
  • Meet schedules and time lines.
  • Work independently with little direction.
  • Plan and organize work.
  • Prepare comprehensive narrative and statistical reports.
  • Direct the maintenance of a variety of reports, records and files related to assigned activities.


The District offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental and vision coverage to employees and qualified dependents.  


In addition, the District provides vacation, sick leave and paid holidays.  The employee participates in the Public Employee Retirement System through District and employee contributions.

Selection Process

After the preliminary screening, selected candidates will be invited to the campus for an initial interview with the Search Committee.  At the discretion of the District, videoconference interviews (in lieu of an in-person initial interview) may be offered.  Candidates to be interviewed will be selected from applicants who most closely meet the minimum and desired qualifications.  Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview.  The Search Committee will recommend a slate of finalists to the Superintendent/President for a final interview.


The District reserves the right to re-advertise the position or to delay indefinitely filling of the position if it is deemed that applicants for the position do not constitute an adequate applicant pool or if funding is not available.


Conditions of Employment

Employees must satisfy all the pre-employment requirements prior to appointment that include, but are not limited to, tuberculosis clearance (EC 87408.6), fingerprint processing, and verification of their legal right to work in the United States.  A pre-employment physical examination may be required.


Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations in completing the application or interview process must notify the Human Resources Office in advance.


College of the Siskiyous is an equal opportunity employer. The policy of the District is to encourage applications from ethnic and racial minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and Vietnam-era veterans. No person shall be denied employment because of ethnicity or race, color, sex or gender, gender identity, age, religion, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, medical conditions, status as a Vietnam-era veteran, ancestry, or political or organizational affiliation.


College of the Siskiyous is accredited by the Accrediting commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The knowledge and skill requirements are representative of essential duties. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.
• Office environment
• Constant interruptions
• Driving a vehicle to conduct work
Physical Demands
• Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard
• Hearing and speaking to exchange information
• Sitting or standing for extended periods of time
• Seeing to read a variety of materials
• Bending at the waist, kneeling or crouching to file materials
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