Director of Professional and Industry Development - Associated General Contractors of California - West Sacramento, CA

30 Aug 2018 9:36 AM | Anonymous

Director of Professional and Industry Development - West Sacramento, CA


The leading trade association in the construction industry is seeking a Director of Professional & Industry Development to lead, manage and mentor program team members that deliver stellar customer service to our membership. The Director of Professional & Industry Development will be responsible for the financial and programmatic success of the Construction Education Foundation's (CEF) programs which are designed to support & develop highly trained, effective, optimally productive, and a safe & healthy workforce. The primary job duties are as follows:

  • Primary staff liaison to Association councils that include; Safety & Health Council and Small Business Council and training & education committee. Facilitates regular meetings and appropriate engagement and utilization of member groups created to support program planning and implementation.
  • Advises CEF Executive Director & Board of Directors with development and execution of strategic goals/initiatives related to programs operating under the Professional & Industry Development (P&ID) department (Training & Education, Safety & Health).
  • Provides staff leadership and facilitation to assigned councils that include; Safety & Health Council and Small Business Council, in tracking related legislative and regulatory issues and recommendations for follow up action by the Advocacy staff/team, tracking and communicating follow up requests/tasks related to building and maintaining relationship(s) within Cal/OSHA and CalTrans.
  • Provides direct technical assistance and information to members as well as a variety of the Association committees, councils and districts regarding occupational safety, health, workers’ compensation regulation and issues.
  • Provides staff leadership and facilitation to assigned councils by providing its members with direct communication, technical assistance, best practices, employment and networking opportunities and any/all other resources specific to the group.
  • Oversees the planning and execution of all events related to the Safety & Health and Professional & Industry Programs and services. Oversees the negotiation of event venue and other vendor/service delivery contracts (as assigned/necessary).
  • Oversees annual marketing and submission of members projects/applications in the National Safety Awards Program.
  • Oversees training & education class/course development, the planning & development and of on-demand, web and live training/education courses/classes/programs with subject matter experts to deliver high-quality curriculum. Oversees development, implementation and maintenance of an online learning management system (LMS) and individual training course/class accreditation.
  • Primarily responsible for financial management include creation of annual budgets, subsequent monitoring of revenue/expense performance.
  • Primarily responsible for recruitment of sponsors & exhibitors. Manages benefit fulfillment of sponsors and exhibitors.
  • Oversees research, tracking and development of grant applications related to P&ID. Oversees compilation of annual data & evaluation reports for programs and services; tracking participation as well as participant/stakeholder evaluations and evaluation summaries.
  • Oversees development and coordination of effective marketing plans for P&ID programs. Ensures key strategy and messaging is established and maintains a strong collaboration with communications and marketing department. 
  • Attends and represents the Association at industry business meetings and networking events.
  • Develops and maintains effective working relationships with strategic partners, vendors, speakers/trainers, sponsors, members, volunteers and other contributors.

Education and/or Experience: Bachelor’s Degree (B.A.) or equivalent from a technical school; or three to five years related experience managing training and/or safety & health programs and related budgets; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Accounting experience preferred. Experience in construction industry preferred.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor's or advanced degree in a four-year college our university
  • Three to five years' of experience in managing occupational safety & health and/or training programs
  • Leadership skills and the ability to negotiate, influence, and collaborate with diverse groups of people within the construction industry
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills; effective, diplomatic and friendly communication style
  • Comfortable presenting to small and large groups
  • Strong interpersonal skills to cultivate positive relations with other departments, agencies
  • Ability to work autonomously (self-direction is a must)
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced and evolving work environment Flexibility to travel within state
  • Demonstrated proficiency in MS Office Suite
  • Strong organizational skill with a good attention to detail
  • Ability to work efficiently and show excellent time management skills


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