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7 Jun 2022

Full-Time Program Manager – Teaching and Learning Center – Posted by Vancouver, Washington, United States

Job Description

Clark College is currently accepting applications for a full-time classified, Program Manager for the Teaching and Learning Center (TLC). This position reports to the Dean of Clark Libraries & Academic Success Services. The TLC Program Manager provides leadership in the development, planning, and facilitating of professional development and training opportunities focused on teaching and learning to increase student success. They collaborate with others on campus to cultivate and support teaching and service excellence at Clark College.


At Clark, we value equity, diversity, and inclusion. We are committed to growing, learning, and supporting our employees.


Position Responsibilities



  • Direct daily and strategic operation of the TLC including personnel management, strategic planning, and budget/fiscal planning and management.
  • Define, create, and implement strategies for the design, operation, and evaluation of TLC programming that facilitates professional development, leadership development, and continuous learning for faculty.
  • Focus on professional development for faculty that is also open and available to all Clark employees. Collaborate with other stakeholders to provide clear communication regarding all professional development opportunities at Clark College.
  • Collaborate with employee development program specialists and other college stakeholders to determine, plan, and implement new training and professional development opportunities for faculty.
  • Partner with College units, departments, and shared governance groups to identify and meet the varied growth and development needs of Clark College faculty.
  • Ensure compliance of professional development initiatives by tracking attendance and inputting records into professional development databases.
  • Serve as project manager for faculty professional development programs and initiatives. Develop outcomes, timelines, and project plans.
  • Collaborate with Human Resources to provide orientations for new employees and coordinate targeted programs for full-time and part-time faculty.
  • Coordinate with eLearning to arrange for professional development programming
  • presented to the college by eLearning faculty and other industry experts.
  • Research, interview, and hire outside vendors for specific programs. Secure funding and negotiate contracts as needed.
  • Design, coordinate, and/or conduct workshop trainings and courses and develop programs that are based on pedagogical and andragogical practices with a focus on addressing systemic racism, diversity, equity, and inclusion. These approaches may include culturally relevant teaching practices; equity-minded syllabi; anti-racist, decolonized curriculum; growth mindset; equitable assessment; transparent teaching; and other approaches that improve student success, especially focused on closing equity gaps for systemically non-dominant students.
  • Remain current on and promote educational and technological tools and innovations.
  • Engage in and promote research-based decision making, input, and communication. Evaluate the overall effectiveness of workshops, programs, and institutes provided by the TLC. Analyze results to continually improve program content and delivery.
  • Oversee the design, production, and distribution of print materials, TLC website, and program publications.
  • Participate in college meetings, initiatives, and projects.
  • Represent Clark at selected regional and national professional development organization meetings.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.





  • Bachelor’s degree in Adult Education, Organizational Development, Human Resources Development or related field or program AND one (1) year of professional experience in the field.
  • Ability to work well with people of all ages from academically, culturally, and socioeconomically diverse backgrounds.
  • Vaccination requirement: Per Washington State Proclamation 21-14.1: college employees must be fully vaccinated. Your COVID-19 vaccine status must be validated by the Human Resources office prior to the commencement of work. Requesting a disability or religious exemption would be done through the Human Resources office.


Supplemental Information



  • Demonstrated understanding of pedagogy, adult learning theory, research-based practices for teaching and learning in higher education, and evaluation methodologies.
  • Demonstrated leadership and management skills including effective communication and planning skills, personnel administration, and budgetary responsibility.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills including the ability to foster a collegial work environment that encourages change and innovation
  • Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant’s suitability and competence to perform in the position.


Starting Salary: $3,792/month     Range: 48            Code: 107R

Benefits include vacation/ sick leave; medical, dental, life and long-term disability insurance; retirement; and tuition waiver.


  • A healthy work/life balance for our employees with the opportunity for flexible work schedules and remote work depending on position and college needs.
  • McClaskey Culinary Institute offers fast, fresh, and healthy dining options for students, faculty, staff, and the community. The space, located in Gaiser Hall, features three kiosks, a full-service retail bakery and barista bar, grab-and-go items, and a student-run restaurant.
  • Coffee Lounge in Hannah Hall and Clark Café in Joan Stout Hall.
  • Campus bookstore offers snacks, apparel, and specialty supplies.
  • On-campus childcare.
  • Gym and recreation facilities.
  • Clark promotes wellness with a variety of different workshops and events.

How to Apply

Required Online Application Materials:
  • Clark College Online Application
  • Current resume, with a minimum of three (3) references listed
  • Cover letter describing background and experience related to qualifications and responsibilities of the position
  • Responses to the supplemental questions included in the online application process
Please apply online at
To contact Clark College Human Resources, please call (360) 992-2105.
Required application materials must be completed and submitted online by 3 p.m., June 20, 2022.
Upon request, accommodations are available to persons with disabilities for the application process. Contact Human Resources at (360)992-2105 or by video phone at (360)991-0901.
The security of all the members of the campus community is of vital concern to Clark College. Information regarding crime prevention advice, the authority of the Security/Safety Department, policies concerning reporting of any crimes which may occur on or near college property, and crime statistics for the most recent 3-year period may be requested from the Clark College Security/Safety Department, (360) 992-2133 or The most recent Annual Security Report, written in compliance with the Clery Act, can be reviewed here:
If you are hired, you will need proof of identity, and documentation of U.S. citizenship or legal authorization to work.
CORRECTIONS OR EXTENDED NOTICES Corrected or extended notices will be posted online and in the Human Resources Office.
Clark College’s Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (ODEI) supports individuals with their academic, personal, and professional development, as well as provides training and educational resources for all members of the college community around diversity, inclusion, power, privilege, inequity, social equity, and social justice. The college offers further professional development for our employees through opportunities such as Employee Resource Groups, Social Justice Leadership Institute, Cross Institution Faculty of Color Mentorship program, Administrators of Color Leadership Program, and Faculty and Staff of Color Conference.
Clark College values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator. Protected group members are strongly encouraged to apply.  Clark College provides equal opportunity in education and employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, creed, religion, honorably discharged veteran or military status, citizenship, immigration status or use of a trained guide dog or service animal. Prohibited sex discrimination includes sexual harassment (unwelcome sexual conduct of various types). The college considers equal opportunity, affirmative action, and non-discrimination to be fundamental to the mission, vision and values of the college. All faculty and staff hired at Clark College are encouraged to embrace, continually support and enhance social equity on our campus and in our community.
The college provides reasonable accommodations for qualified students, employees, and applicants with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Federal Rehabilitation Act. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, Title II and Title IX, and Affirmative Action: Gerald Gabbard, Director of Labor and Compliance, 360-992-2317,, 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Baird 142, Vancouver, Washington 98663. Clark College is a smoke-free/drug free environment.  This recruitment announcement does not reflect the entire job description and can be changed and or modified without notice.
Clark College Human Resources
June 3, 2022

Job Types: Full-Time.

Job expires in 72 days.

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