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Business Instructor/Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center Director

Western Nebraska Community College Sidney, NE

Job Description

Business Instructor/Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center Director

Western Nebraska Community College is accepting applications for the position of Business Instructor/Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center Director.  This position is located at our Sidney, Nebraska Campus.  Remote instruction is not available for this position.


This full-time faculty position will teach at least 3 courses each semester and will be provided release time to work as the I & E Center Director.  Instruction hours may increase as the business concept evolves.  Primary responsibilities include:  instruction of business classes in a variety of modalities including face to face, online, hybrid and stacked.  The ideal candidate will be a content expert willing to become an active, involved team member who provides superior instruction and fosters student success.  Some evening or weekend scheduling; travel between campuses required.  Additionally this person will be responsible for the Sidney Campus I & E Center including the following:

  • Assume management responsibility for services and activities related to the Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center including training programs, workshops and seminars; develop and implement strategies to attract the business community to the college.
  • Maintain an awareness of community needs in the southern tier and respond with programs to meet these needs; provide assistance to area groups in the development and planning of conferences and workshops.
  • Work cooperatively with various local, State and Federal agencies to ensure compliance and provide training programs that meet their needs; maintain contact with area chamber and economic development representatives.
  • Conduct a variety of organizational studies, investigations and operational studies; recommend modifications to business continuing education programs, policies and procedures as appropriate.
  • Develop marketing strategies for programs; participate in the development of advertising activities for the Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center.
  • Negotiate contracts for training services for business, government and non-profit organization; negotiate contacts with outside consultants as required.
  • Assess instructional and resource material, supply and equipment needs for business and industry services; submit requisitions for the ordering of supplies; maintain an inventory of equipment and supplies.
  • Participate in a variety of boards and committees; attend and participate in professional group meetings; stay abreast of available Federal and State funds and of new trends and innovations in the field of entrepreneurship and business training programs.

Qualifications: Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) required.  Microsoft Office Specialist Certification, or the ability to obtain the MOS Certification by the first day of the Spring 2019 semester, required.

Salary: Commensurate.

Start date: January 2019.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.  Only complete applications are considered.

Application Procedure:  Email cover letter, current resume, academic transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to hrdirector@wncc.edu; or mail to Human Resources Office, Western Nebraska Community College, 1601 East 27th Street, Scottsbluff, NE 69361-1815; or fax to 308.635.6161.


Job Details

Date Posted June 15, 2018
Date Closes November 30, 2018
Located In Sidney, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
SOC Category 25-1011.00 Business Teachers, Postsecondary
Zipcode 69162

This job offers the following benefits

  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Vision
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Cafeteria / Food
  • Free Parking
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Sick Leave
  • Wellness Program

This job requires the following skills

  • Business - Communication
  • Training Delivery and Evaluation
  • College Teacher
  • Community College Teacher
  • Curriculum Assessment
  • Curriculum Development
  • Curriculum Innovation
  • Accepts and Learns From Criticism
  • Strong Time Management
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  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
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