Job Details

Position Details

Req ID:


Position Title:

Manager Outreach Education

Position Type:

Staff Full-Time

Position Number:


OSU Campus:



CEAT Professional Development

Location Address:

Stillwater, OK USA

Hiring Supervisor:

Ed Kirtley

Hiring Range:
(Contingent upon available funding):

54,600.00 - 67,100.00, Salary

Work Schedule:

8-5 M-F, Evenings, Weekends as needed

Faculty Appt Period:

Job Summary:

The incumbent leads and manages the development, implementation and evaluation of nation and state-wide professional development programs for the College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology and the OSU OSHA Training Institute Education Center.  This includes establishing program goals and objectives, creating a positive, team-centered working environment, managing the organizational budget, and establishing and maintaining positive relationships with staff, faculty, stakeholders, and customers.  The incumbent is responsible for the establishment and continuous evaluation of program performance to maintain the overall quality, productivity, and financial success of Professional Development.  The incumbent works directly with local, area, state, and national entities to determine and meet specific professional development/continuing education needs.  The incumbent is responsible for oversight, accuracy, and timely submission of program activity and fiscal performance data and information.  This is a working manager who is actively engaged in day-to-day operations when necessary.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Submit resume', cover letter, and references.

Education & Experience

Position Qualifications:

Required Qualification:

Bachelor's degree in Adult/Vocational Education, Engineering, Engineering Technology, Marketing, Management, and another related field.

Five (5) years in management, development, and marketing of technical adult and continuing education programs to diverse disciplines.  Demonstrated experience working in a team environment.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Excellent budgeting, planning, leadership, and organizational skills. Ability to establish program goals, work with customer and stakeholder groups, and participate as a member of a team. Ability to resolve conflicts pertaining to application of organization policies and procedures. Proven ability to market adult training and education programs and expand and diversify sources of revenue. Proven ability to take initiative in leadership of organization and create a positive, team-centered work environment. Proven ability to analyze organizational and business problems, identify potential solutions, and take action to resolve the problem.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master's degree in Adult/Vocational Education, Engineering, Engineering Technology, Marketing, Management, and another related field. Seven (7) years in management and marketing of technical adult and continuing education programs.

Certifications, Registrations, or Licenses: Professional Engineer license and Adult instructor certification are preferred.

Proven experience expanding extension/outreach adult continuing education programs in post-secondary institutions so that programs result in positive revenue to the organization.

Oklahoma State University (OSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, OSU conducts pre-employment background checks on final candidates. Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

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