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The Technical Institute Assistant Director is responsible for directing specific school programs or services. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

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Typical Functions:

Directs the activities of a professional and administrative support staff by interviewing applicants, hiring, providing training, reviewing work, terminating, assigning and reviewing work, and evaluating the performance of incumbents. Directs fiscal activities by maintaining equipment inventory, authorizing purchases and disposition of supplies, preparing payroll, maintaining all fiscal books and records, and preparing budgets for submission to director for approval. Directs institutional programs by coordinating curriculum development and class scheduling, selecting material and teaching aids, monitoring classes to evaluate course content and instructor’s performance, and providing in-service training to instructors. Oversees the provision of various ancillary services for students by monitoring the recruitment and selection of students, counseling students regarding financial, academic and personal problems, administering probation and recommending expulsion when necessary, and serves as student benefits officer for various aid benefits. Directs extension services by planning and organizing adult extension courses at various locations by securing instructors, books, and supplies and monitoring and evaluating courses. Provides technical assistance to the director in policy matters regarding area of expertise to ensure compliance with state and federal laws, regulations, and guidelines. Performs various administrative duties such as preparing reports, promoting public relations, providing school-related information to the general public, and selecting student work projects. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of the principles and practices of human resources and organizational management. Knowledge of state budgetary and purchasing procedures. Knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations governing specific vocational education programs. Knowledge of vocational education programs, policies, and procedures. Ability to plan, organize, and direct school program activities and the work of subordinates. Ability to communicate information to students and the general public and provide technical assistance to the director and other requesting parties. Ability to provide training and monitor instructional activities. Ability to evaluate program effectiveness and assess compliance with state and federal laws, regulations, and guidelines.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in vocational education or a related field; plus four years of experience in vocational educational or related area, including one year in a managerial or supervisory capacity. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

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