Details for EASTERN IOWA COMM COLLEGE - Ad from 2022-07-31

EICC Continuing Education Department
is seeking an Associate Director of
Economic Development

Under the direction of the V.C. for Workforce and Economic
Development, this position will be responsible for:

• Ensuring EICC strategic economic development initiatives are achieved and
maintained. This role will focuses on the development of training solutions to
attract and retain business partnerships in Eastern Iowa. Responsibilities will
include management, recruitment, training and retention of Business Solutions
Consultants (sales team) within the EICC geographic locations. This position
will actively assess client needs and develop robust training plans that will
enable the client to leverage local, state and federal program. Manage the
financial tracking and monitoring of state training funds. This position will be
engaged in technology transfer as well as planning and consortia development
activities to meet the changing needs of area manufacturers.

Qualifications will include:

• Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred.
• Minimally two years of sales experience required.
• Strong communications skills (oral and written) are essential.
• Excellent sales and customer service skills with proven negotiation skills.
• Must have proven supervisory and leadership skills.
• Previous experience managing budgets and sales contracts.
• Must possess good planning and organizational skills and be a self-motivated
• Experience in business-to-business sales and economic development
• Proven ability to work effectively in a team environment.
• Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite software.
• Successful candidate must possess exceptional written and verbal
communication skills.
• Must have the ability to work with a diverse workforce, student population,
and external constituents.
• Must possess the attitude, knowledge, skills, and motivation necessary to
provide quality service that meets or exceeds the expectations of internal and
external customers.
Review of applications/resumes will begin August 9, 2022 and continue until the position
is filled. For more information, please visit our website at For
consideration please complete online application and submit your resume and
cover letter to: e-mail or Human Resources Dept., Eastern Iowa
Community Colleges, 101 West Third St., Davenport IA 52801
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VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d and 2000e), the Equal Pay Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. § 206,
et seq.), Title IX (Educational Amendments, 20 U.S.C. §§ 1681-1688), Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29
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