Executive Director of Industrial Development
Company: Rock Valley College
Posted on: June 25, 2022
Position Title: Executive Director of Industrial Development
Department: Business Outreach
Employee Status: Full-time
Salary: $82,280 - $116,071
ICCB Classification: Administrative
To save time applying, Rock Valley College does not offer
sponsorship of job applicants for employment-based visas for this
position at this time.
Reports to: Vice President of Industry Partnership and Community
Supervision Exercised: Functional supervision may be exercised over
exempt and non-exempt staff and student employees.
Responsible for the administration of the Business Outreach
Department, including hiring, training, supervising, and evaluating
personnel of the area, and the liaison to Department of Commerce
and Economic Opportunity (DCEO), Illinois Community College Board
(ICCB), Northern Illinois University (NIU), and other agencies
related to this position and Rock Valley College. Responsible for
sales and client development activity, and maintaining client
relationships and customer development in supervisory skills
training, industry and healthcare training, staff development for
companies, and all client-to-client and contract training, product
sales, and partnerships for the College in these areas.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.
Additional related duties may be assigned.
* Develop, cultivate and maintain effective professional
partnerships with organizations and government agencies.
* Direct formation of and participate in advisory committees and
* Design, develop, and implement training and consulting
* Client development, facilitate client and customer relations'
* Maintain a client base and client contacts, and responsibility
for sales dollar quotas, for self and for contract sales
* Develop new initiatives, products to sell, and partnerships to
make money and serve the community, with a goal of fiscal
self-sufficiency and evaluate and set fee structure.
* Assure timely and accurate reports for all bodies and federal
agencies, including fiscal, academic, and administrative
* Work in cooperation with the appropriate individuals to support
public programs with the potential of feeding people into the
* Work with faculty and instructors internally and externally to
support their efforts for training in our region.
* Act as liaison with DCEO, ICCB, NIU and other agencies and
colleges, and outside entities with a relationship to the
department and college.
* Manage Commercial Driver's License (CDL) services.
* Regular attendance is expected.
* Using tact and courtesy, the ability to establish and maintain
effective relationships with persons contacted in the course of
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed
below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities
required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
Bachelor's degree in business or related field; Master's degree is
* Four or more years of experience in administration, management,
supervision in a related field.
* Computer experience in MS Word and spreadsheets.
* Previous experience in working with Customer Training programs
and Specialty Programs, especially in a managerial capacity.
* Project management skills are preferred.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly
works in an office setting.
Physical demands described here are representative of those that
must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential
functions of this job:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly
required to use hands and fingers to handle, feel, or operate
objects, tools or controls, and reach with hands and arms. The
employee is frequently required to stand, talk and hear.
The chosen candidate for this position will be offered an excellent
benefit package including medical, dental, vision, and group life
along with AD&D insurance. In addition, optional flexible
spending accounts, LTD, supplemental life insurance and AD&D
for you and your dependents. State Universities Retirement System
(SURS) pension in place of Social Security and optional retirement
savings programs. Complimentary use of the Fitness Center for
employee and spouse or domestic partner, Educational Assistance,
and Tuition Waivers for employee and dependents, paid holidays, 10
vacation days first year, 12 days paid sick leave each year, three
personal days each year, which can accumulate up to 9 days. The
College has an onsite clinic - RVCare.
Rock Valley College values diversity and is committed to fostering
an inclusive, diverse and respectful environment, as we believe
that diversity in our organization encourages a rich and creative
environment. We are actively engaged in building a more diverse
organization and encourage all qualified applicants to apply today.
We are also committed to providing accommodation for persons with
disabilities. If you require accommodations, please contact our
Human Resources Department at (815) 921-4760. Check out Diversity,
Equity, and Inclusion, Wellness, Benefits, job openings, and more
at Rock Valley College!
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