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Interim Director of Parent Education, R21050

Interim Director of Parent Education, R21050

Salary: Depends on Qualifications

Location: Bellevue WA, WA

Job Type: Full Time

Division: Academic Affairs

Job Number: R21050

Job Status: Full-TimeNot Eligible for OvertimeNon-RepresentedInterim

The Interim Director of Parent Education coordinates all aspects of the Bellevue College (BC) Parent Education program. Bellevue College Parent Education provides parent-child classes and cooperative preschools online and in Bellevue, Carnation, Issaquah, Mercer Island, Renton, Sammamish, and Snoqualmie, WA.

The Interim Director guides program vision, oversees fiscal management, and supervises and supports needs of adjunct faculty in the program. The Director provides professional development, health and safety requirements and financial support to all faculty members.

The Interim Director will work with Academic Affairs, Division Leadership, Parent Education faculty, and seek community input to develop a new vision and structure for Parent Education.

This is a full-time interim position with expected end date on June 30, 2022. Continuation of this position beyond 06/30/2022 is based upon funding and department needs.

COMPREHENSIVE WAGE AND BENEFIT PACKAGEAnnual salary range begins at $65,000 and will be commensurate with candidate's qualifications and related experience.We offer comprehensive compensation package with salary and benefits as the main components. Competitive salaryis within the Range stated above, and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Generous benefits package is offered through Washington State plans that includes multiple medical, dental, life and disability coverage choices for employees and dependents; choices of retirement and deferred compensation plans; paid holidays, sick, and vacation plans; transit program, reduced tuition, employee discounts and memberships, etc.For more details about Bellevue College's excellent employee benefits, please visit the Benefits section, next to theDescription section. ABOUT THE COLLEGEBellevue College is a diverse student-centered, comprehensive and innovative college, committed to teaching excellence that advances the life-long educational development of its students while strengthening the economic, social and cultural life of its diverse community. Bellevue College is located just 10 miles east of Seattle where we serve a student population of over 44% students of color and over 1,100 international students. The college promotes student success by providing high-quality, flexible, accessible educational programs and services; advancing pluralism, inclusion and global awareness; and acting as a catalyst and collaborator for a vibrant region.We strive to create a vibrant and inclusive campus community that supports a diverse student body, faculty and staff. As an essential part of our, diversity, equity and pluralism are promoted and fostered in all aspects of college life. By enriching student life through leadership opportunities, personal learning and cultural experiences, we are committed to building an inclusive and diverse campus community that fosters creativity, innovation and student success.ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT
The Health Sciences, Education & Wellness Institute is composed of fourteen unique programs which address critical workforce needs in the region and nation. Each program focuses on providing education and training for professions in healthcare, education, and wellness. Our main office is located on the Bellevue College main campus in T208, with the exception of the Wellness Center located in G100.

Personnel management - Supervise adjunct faculty

• Review applicant credentials, conduct interviews, and hire adjunct faculty.
• Plan, assign and review work of adjunct faculty.
• Evaluate employee performance per negotiated agreement and prepare performance appraisals.
• Assess need for faculty professional development.
• Provide or arrange for faculty professional development.
• Support and counsel faculty to resolve work-related issues.
• Provide support to faculty on career development.
• Supervise training of faculty in risk management to ensure insurance requirements are met at all lab sites.
• Ensure compliance with college requirements, instructional needs, lab teacher requirements, state insurance requirements and student needs.
• Recognize faculty for their accomplishments.

Fiscal management

• Oversee budget, ensure fiscal compliance.
• Oversee personnel actions forms (PAF) and stipends (STPND) to ensure faculty are paid each quarter.
• Manage program budget, which includes faculty payroll and benefits, educational supplies, community marketing costs, travel, and professional development expenses.
• Oversee and work with financial specialist faculty to ensure that cooperative lab class personnel are trained in how to pay teacher lab salaries, keep accurate ledger of financial transactions, pay required state and federal taxes, file necessary forms for 501C3 federal non-profit status and state non-profit status.
• Conduct twice-yearly reviews of financial treasures or assures that reviews are completed by other trained personnel.
• Develops and oversees budget and funding from community partnerships and other sources.
• Oversees and tracks scholarships funded through Parents Advisory Committee (PAC), which is administered through the Bellevue College Foundation.

Program Leadership & Administration

• Represent program at Washington State Organization for Parenting Education Programs (OPEP)
• Represent program in division and college.
• Develop annual program objectives in alignment with division, unit and college objectives
• Conduct program review.
• Assess course and program objectives.
• Serve as ex-officio member of Program Advisory Committee.


• Develop annual marketing plan.
• Promote program through community outreach at events and fairs, offering sample classes, speaking at events.
• Create and disseminate marketing materials - brochures, bookmarks, flyers.
• Market program through digital media.
• Establishes community partnerships and ensures that requirements of Parent Education program are met, per partnership agreements.
• Teach one parent education class in fall, winter and spring quarters.
• Perform other duties as assigned.


• Bachelor's Degree, preferably in Education, Early Childhood Education, Counseling or Psychology, or equivalent combination of educational and work experience can be substituted for the education requirement on a year-for-year basis.
• Teaching experience, preferably in early learning and/or parent education.
• Experience as teaching faculty or director in Washington State's Parenting Education programs
• Program and/or curriculum development experience.
• Experience working with faculty.
• Demonstrated ability to communicate with wide range of audiences, i.e., parents and other caregivers, children, vendors, colleagues.
• Ability to work effectively with diverse groups and a commitment to cultural pluralism.


Applications received by 06/14/2021 will be given full consideration. Applications received after that date may be considered until the position is filled. This position is not eligible for relocation allowance.

Background Check:
Prior to start of employment, a background check 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.

How to Apply:
Click on the word Apply at the top right corner of the job announcement.

Individuals interested in this position are encouraged to apply. Your application must include a complete online application and all of the required documents below to be considered complete. Any application that does not provide all requested information will be considered incomplete and will not be screened for the position.
• Complete an online application (note that stating "See Resume" on any section of the online Application will be deemed incomplete)
• Attach a Resume
• Attach a Cover Letter
• Attach a Diversity Statement (min 1 pg, max 2 pgs) that addresses the following: Please provide specific examples of how your educational and/or professional experiences, background or philosophy demonstrate your commitment to diversity and equity, and how these prepare you to contribute to Bellevue College.

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Bellevue College is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity and nondiscrimination to applicants and employees without regard to race or ethnicity; creed; color; national origin; sex; marital status; sexual orientation; age; religion; genetic information; the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability; or whether a disabled or Vietnam-era veteran. Please see policy 4100 at Applicants with disabilities who require assistance with the recruitment process may contact or 425-564-2271. The following people have been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Title IX Coordinator, 425-564- 2641, Office C227, and EEOC/504 Compliance Officer, 425-564- 2178, Office R130.

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