Coordinator, Special Project Manager, Manufacturing Technology Center
Wytheville Community College
February 13, 2018
Wytheville Community College
Wytheville Community College (WCC) located at the Crossroads to Southwest Virginia is currently accepting applications for a Coordinator, Senior Project Manager for the Manufacturing Technology Center (MTC). The Sr. Project Manager works directly with senior leaders in manufacturing, engineering and technology companies. Delivery can involve a range of scenarios from solo work to teaming assignments with other MTC employees. At times, assignments also may include third party subject matter experts which require management, as well as university based student intern teams. Sr. Project Managers typically can represent all practice areas delivered by MTC, and can deliver in areas of specialized expertise, as well as manage third party professionals in the delivery of services. The position requires occasional overnight travel, typically within Virginia. This is a restricted Administrative/Professional position. This position is contingent upon Federal and State Funding for the MTC and revenue earned by the MTC. MTC Sr. Project Managers are professional business advisors responsible for â¢Finding and assessing new growth and/or improvement opportunities; â¢Developing work proposals and closing new business contracts; and â¢Leading and managing these projects, potentially utilizing multiple delivery resources. Job Responsibilities Specific job duties may include but not be limited to the following: â¢The primary responsibility is to analyze, plan, implement and evaluate client projects; â¢Working with clients to discuss and develop project targets, and then work to meet expectations; â¢Discussing strategies with teammates and leaders to deliver the best solutions for the projects; â¢Following market trends to continue to develop the MTC brand and to make improvements to existing products and services; â¢Networking with clients, partners and referral sources to build relationships and sustain them; â¢Preparing business proposals, gaining appropriate MTC approvals, and presenting them to clients and prospects; â¢Delivering presentations and workshops to develop and inform leads and prospects; â¢Conducting research as required on business, technology and market trends and incorporating those into strategy for MTC; â¢Collecting and disseminating data on different aspects of industry is also part of the job which helps the consultant advise a client and maximize the business performance of the client; â¢Accounting for their project time and deliverables to trigger billing as required; â¢Supporting administrative requirements to assure proper project management, closure, and impact collection and reporting; and â¢Staying current with existing practices and develop skills for new and improved practices.
Internal Number: 89996
About Wytheville Community College
The mission of Wytheville Community College is to provide a quality, comprehensive education for the citizens of the counties of Bland, Carroll, Grayson, Smyth, and Wythe and the city of Galax.To achieve this mission and to fulfill its role as an educational leader and partner, Wytheville Community College commits to a student-centered environment by: providing programs and courses in occupational-technical education, college transfer education, general education, developmental education, distance education, continuing education, and workforce development; utilizing a broad range of instructional technologies, methods, materials, and facilities that are designed to meet the diverse needs of students; offering a supportive, comprehensive program of student development services that contribute to student persistence, success, and citizenship; fueling regional and state economic development by forging partnerships with businesses, industries, public agencies, civic groups, public schools, and other institutions of higher education not only within the service region but throughout the Commonwealth; presenting diverse cultural opportunities while promoting the heritage of Southwest Virginia; promoting accessibility and affordability; and ensuring quality in all programs and services.