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Assistant Program Director, Skilled Trades & Technical Sciences


The Colorado Community College System (CCCS) is hiring an Assistant Program Director – Skilled Trades and Technical Sciences to join our System Office’s Career and Technical Education (CTE) team. We’re looking for someone who has a passion for CTE in Colorado and who was active in a skilled trades industry and wants to help others find careers in the trades. If this sounds like you, we encourage you to apply! CCCS provides generous leave, excellent benefits, and flexible work schedules, including hybrid-remote work within the state of Colorado.

CCCS’s CTE team serves approximately 2,000 CTE programs at the middle, high school, and postsecondary level across Colorado, including approximately 179 school districts, 20 community colleges, and public entities such as the Department of Corrections. CTE leverages workforce and education systems so that each learner has quality CTE experiences leading to lifelong career success. For more information, please visit our CTE Vision page.

Examples of Duties

This role supervises and manages the operation and logistical support for the SkillsUSA Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO), which fosters leadership abilities in students. You will assist the Program Director for Skilled Trades and Technical Sciences in providing leadership, expertise, and coordination that promotes excellence in CTE programs at the secondary and postsecondary levels.

  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the SkillsUSA CTSO by acting as the main point of contact for members, both current and potential, tracking finances, and maintaining official records.
  • Establish, implement, and manage the process for logistical support for state conferences, officer training, and other leadership events including, but not limited to contracts, registration, content management systems, and competitive events.
  • Provide statewide technical assistance to local chapter advisors as well as mentoring new teachers in establishing and strengthening their CTSO as an integral part of their CTE program.
  • Supervise the state leadership team that is composed of student officers and adult advisors.


Required Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree.
    • An equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute year-for-year for the Bachelor’s degree.
  • Two years of professional experience that includes:
    • Experience with student organizations (CTSOs preferred).
    • Experience in conference planning and coordination.
  • Experience working in a secondary or postsecondary environment (teaching experience preferred).


Supplemental Information

Attributes that will contribute to success in this position:

  • Effectively work as a team member.
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and tasks and to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Functional knowledge of financial management such as budgeting, profit and loss statements, revenues, and expenses.
  • Ability to share knowledge by responding to questions and providing training to others.
  • Willingness to make a professional commitment through participation in professional conferences and workshops.
  • Knowledge and understanding of leadership development.
  • Ability to work with learners of all ages.

Work Location/Travel Expectations:

  • This position is located at 9101 E Lowry Blvd, Denver, CO 80230.
  • One day per week in the office is required.
  • In-state travel along with attendance to a minimum of 2 out-of-state conferences is required. For these conferences, evening and weekend hours are required.
  • Alternative work arrangements, including flexible schedules and remote work may be available. All work must be completed in the state of Colorado.

The Colorado Community College System is the state’s largest provider of higher education and workforce training, consisting of 13 colleges and over 35 locations across the state, educating approximately 120,000 students annually. In addition, we train more than 4,000 Coloradans each year through customized employer training programs. Our mission is to provide accessible, responsive learning environments where students can achieve their educational, professional and personal goals in an atmosphere that embraces academic excellence, diversity and innovation. We are an organization that encourages individuals to bring their whole selves to work.

CCCS believes when all human qualities are regarded with dignity and respect and when everyone has access to the individualized support they need, all will have the opportunity to thrive. In all aspects of the employment process, decisions are made based on merit, competence, performance and business need without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, creed, ancestry, national origin, marital status, genetic information, military status, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law.

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Job Location
9101 E Lowry Blvd, Denver, CO, 80230
Employment Type
$58,000.00-$63,000.00 Per year
Date posted
October 9, 2023
Valid through
October 24, 2023
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