Business Management Instructor/Experiential Learning Coordinator

SUMMARY
Delivers education and training to business management, supply chain management, golf course management and accounting program students through effective classroom and laboratory instruction and experiential learning modules embedded into college auxiliary segments to include bookstore, food services, business office and student activities center. This position will promote student success by demonstrating and maintaining instructional excellence and currency in the business operations fields. This position includes virtual, online and classroom instruction. Assists in managing the day-to-day operations of the auxiliary enterprises of the college to include bookstore, food services, vending and student activities center.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE
Business Management Instructor (approximately 50%):
* Prepares for assigned classes, including developing course syllabi; organizing and maintaining classroom(s) to facilitate learning; preparing required course elements in Schoology; reviewing & updating current courses using the Worldwide Instructional Design System application; maintain and update existing course curriculum to meet required accreditation standards; and performing related tasks.
* Provides instruction for lecture and laboratory portion of courses in the Business Management program.
* Maintains contemporary expertise in the assigned teaching areas.
* Documents as appropriate each student’s performance to provide assessment and evaluative feedback for students to progress in knowledge, skills, and attitudes of the practice.
* Uses evidence-based practices to appeal to a variety of student learning style preferences.
* Promotes student learning through evidence-based teaching and assessment practices. which includes developing lesson plans and curriculum; developing course materials; monitoring student progress to ensure academic success; assigning student grades; and teaching assigned subject(s).
* Encourages student development by incorporating student correspondence, student assistance/remediation with coursework.1Participate in activities that provide service to the college and the community including committee 1assignments, promotion and outreach activities, co-curricular student activities and other needs within t1he department.
* Performs continuous improvement activities such as: reporting annual Technical Skill Attainment data, participating in Quality Improvement Activities/Instructional Vitality Days/Team Action Plans, supporting activities to retain institutional and programmatic accreditation, participating on Advisory committee, conducting student learning assessments, and attending state-called meetings.
* Gains and maintains required professional certifications and licensure, including requirements related to the Wisconsin Technical College Faculty Quality Assurance System and Higher Learning Commission, and professional requirements for program and college accreditation, all within the designated timeframes.
* Participates in marketing, student recruitment and promotion of the Business Management program and college.

Experiential Learning Coordinator (approximately 50%):
* Develops and oversees an experiential learning model that integrates student learning into the business operations of the College to include hands on learning for business management, supply chain, golf course management and accounting students into college operations to include the bookstore, food services, business office and student activities center.
* Assists in development and execution of the business plan for a yet to be developed student activities center. The center should be based on an entrepreneurial model that includes student learning, student co-curriculars and community activities.
* Assists and supports the college controller and enterprise managers in planning, organizing, monitoring and managing the day-to-day process of the auxiliary enterprises of the college balancing fiscal sustainability and student learning within those enterprises.
* Develops, monitors, evaluates, and recommends improvement to processes, procedures, workflow, and/or standards, ensuring alignment with college mission, values, goals and objectives and local, state, and federal laws and regulations.
* Evaluates and communicates the impact of potential legal or regulatory changes on the College as it relates to the enterprise activities.
* Participates in/on a variety of meetings, committees, and/or other related groups to communicate information regarding programs, information resources, services, and/or other pertinent information as appropriate which may include college advisory committees. Cultivates and manages relationships with key stakeholders.
* Serves as a liaison to internal departments within the College, consumers, the general public, and/or outside agencies, contractors and vendors to respond to inquiries and provide information on available resources and services. Prepares and provides periodic reports to the college executive team on each of the college enterprises in conjunction with the college controller.
* This job description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department. Other duties may be assigned.

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
* Bachelor’s in Business Administration, or related field and 5 years of progressively responsible experiences in related area required or equivalent combination of education and experience.
* Master’s degree strongly preferred.
* Must have substantial documented success in managing enterprise type operations.
* Must have successful experience as a detail-oriented project manager for a variety of initiatives.
* Teaching experience preferred.

KNOWLEDGE
* Leadership and management principles
* Program development and management principles and practices
* Project management principles and strategies
* Policy and procedure development practices
* Financial accounting principles
* Budgeting principles
* Applicable computers and software
* Research methods
* Report writing techniques
* Public relations principles
* Applicable Federal, State, and Local laws, rules, and regulations
* Leadership in an academic setting

SKILLS
* Conflict resolution
* Developing and writing business plans
* Evaluating programs and/or projects
* Project management
* Managing budgets
* Preparing operational reports
* Gathering, analyzing, and summarizing information
* Analyzing and implementing legislative compliance requirements
* Analyzing and solving problems
* Operating computers and software
* Utilizing communication and interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, and others sufficient to exchange or convey information
* Oversee grant implementation activities on behalf of the college to mitigate risk and ensure overall compliance with funder guidelines and college processes
* Ability to be proactive and devise innovative solutions to anticipated opportunities or complex problems

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Positions in this class typically require climbing, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing, and repetitive motions.
Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Walking and standing are required only occasionally.
Incumbents may be expected to travel to carry out essential job duties. While we prefer to hire someone, who will reside in our 5-county college service district, we are open to negotiating expectations for hybrid in-person and remote work.

APPLICATIONS
Internal and External applicants complete and submit the online employment application at www.swtc.edu/jobsatswtc.
For questions regarding the application process please email Human Resources at humanresources@swtc.edu or 608.822.2314.

SALARY BAND: C44: $55,488 – $77,683

BENEFITS/SERVICES
Our comprehensive benefit package includes the following and much more:
* Health Insurance
* Dental Insurance
* Life Insurance
* Long-Term Disability
* Health Savings Account
* Health Club Access
* Wisconsin Retirement System Contribution
* On-campus day care (hourly rate charge)

SELECTION PROCESS
The Review Committee will screen applicants and contact them for an interview. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not assure the candidate an interview. Final candidate’s employment offer will be subject to completion of a criminal background check and pre-employment drug screening.

PLEASE NOTE: All candidates selected for an interview will prepare a 10-minute classroom teaching demonstration. Information regarding this teaching demonstration will follow.

Southwest Tech does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, gender identity, religion or sexual orientation in its programs and activities. The Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Officer has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies. Call 800-362-3322, Ext. 2315
(TDD: 608-822-2072) or write Southwest Tech, 1800 Bronson Blvd., Fennimore, WI 53809

Partner Manager

Due to significant growth, we are seeking a sales professional to join our Partner Management team. 

As a Partner Manager you will be responsible for recruiting, developing, and managing partners worldwide. The objective is to develop strategic relationships by creating joint business initiatives that leverage Pinnacle Series (Eagle Point Software’s proprietary e-learning platform) as a fundamental component of the partner’s business. As a Partner Manager you will be held accountable for achieving specific indirect sales revenue goals. 

In this role, every day is different. Your ideas and input will be valuable as you collaborate with the team. You will be challenged to learn and grow as we continue to grow… If this appeals to you, then let’s talk! 

Your responsibilities will be to:

  • Develop, maintain, and enhance relationships with partners
  • Manage partner sales programs
  • Provide sales support to partners
  • Assist with partner events and marketing
  • Train and support partners to grow sales
  • Educate and train partners on product and brand awareness
  • Assist partners in responding to RFPs and in winning business
  • Strategize with partners
  • Provide onsite partner training and support
  • Travel domestically and internationally to establish relationships with partners
  • Conduct sales demonstrations of our product

Do you have what is needed to perform this role successfully?

  • Superior sales skills
  • Strong ability to lead and teach others
  • Experience in direct and indirect B2B sales
  • Experience in Partner Management
  • Ability to work well within a team environment but also independently
  • Strong phone presence
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong listening skills
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and manage time effectively
  • Desire for domestic and international travel

EOE