The Massage Therapy Program Director reports directly to the Dean of Workforce and Continuing Education in Ellis County and is responsible for coordination of the Navarro College Massage Therapy Program and all applicable Massage Therapy classes located on the Corsicana and Waxahachie Campuses. This position reports up through the President of Ellis County Campuses.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Responsible for increasing the overall student enrollment in the Massage Therapy Program through effective recruiting efforts.
- Responsible for continually increasing the overall pass rate on licensure exams.
- Responsible for recruiting and maintaining a staff of qualified, knowledgeable and effective instructors.
- Must be able to communicate with students and prospective students in a courteous and effective manner.
- Must be able to manage personnel (including evaluations, discipline, schedules, payroll, etc…) to maintain the integrity of the program and the reputation of the college.
- Must be able to schedule multiple classes into a limited supply of classrooms.
- Must communicate with the Department of State Health Services regarding the Massage Therapy Program at Navarro College.
- Responsible for identifying and securing needed equipment and supplies.
- Facilitate an Advisory Board that includes representation from local businesses employing massage therapists.
- Communicate with the local employers regarding the Navarro College Massage Therapy Program.
- Teach classes as assigned to include a minimum of 6 hours classroom time per week in the Fall, Spring and Summer semesters.
- Assist in preparation and evaluation of the curriculum to meet the Texas Department of State Health Services, the Coordinating Board and Navarro College guidelines.
- Prepare annual budget for approval and manage all expenses associated with the Massage Therapy Program.
- Perform other duties as assigned by the Dean of Workforce and Continuing Education.
REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND:
- Associate’s Degree
- Must possess a Massage Therapy Instructor License from the Texas Department of State Health Services.
- Must be a licensed Massage Therapist.
- A Bachelors degree.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
- An understanding of and commitment to the community college philosophy.
- Commitment to quality education and professional development.
- A student-center philosophy.
- Ability to communicate orally and in writing and ability to work effectively with students, faculty, administrators, classified staff, and diverse community groups.
- Commitment to the concepts of institutional effectiveness and the ability to provide leadership in planning and evaluation of the Massage Therapy program.
- Possession of adequate computer skills and ability to use current software packages.
- Skilled in monitoring and evaluating professional and support staff; developing strategic plans; developing and administering budgets; solving problems; mediating conflicts; developing, implementing and evaluating services and/or programs and program curricula; giving presentations; and communicating and using interpersonal skills with students, co-workers, supervisors, general public, and others.
- Variances from regular working hours may be necessary to fulfill the responsibilities of the position.
- Busy working environment with numerous interruptions.
REPORTS TO: Dean of Workforce and Continuing Education
SALARY: Part-time – 19 hrs. per week / $22,000. – $24,700. (This is a 12 mth position to be paid over 12 months annually)
APPLICATION DEADLINE DATE: Open Until Filled