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Executive Director

Posted on March 12, 2018

School: Greater Altoona Career and Technology Center

Type: full-time position

Start Date: July 1, 2018

Greater Altoona Career and Technology Center (GACTC)
Executive Director

Position available July 1, 2018
The GACTC seeks a new Executive Director with appropriate experience working in a progressive Career and Technical (CTE) environment serving both High School Students and Adult Learners. The successful candidate should be prepared to demonstrate:
• Effective organizational ability, communication skills, grant writing expertise, and leadership embracing continuous improvement
• A vision for further advancing CTE throughout the Workforce Investment Area, especially Altoona and Blair County
• An ability to further cultivate relationships with local business and industry as well as all stakeholders in the school-community across eight sponsoring districts
• A commitment to data driven and research based decision making
• A focus on safety and school security
The Executive Director oversees all administrative, instructional and support personnel of the school. The person elected to this position will assume responsibility for planning, directing and evaluating all state approved secondary programs as well as adult and post -secondary programs.
The position requires a valid PA Vocational Director Certificate and/or Superintendent’s Letter of Eligibility. Master’s degree in education or a related field is required; doctorate in workforce education preferred.
The deadline for applications to be given full consideration is 4:00pm, April 6, 2018, however, applications may be considered until a candidate is hired. Customized application found on the GACTC website,, must be completed in full and returned electronically as directed including all information requested on the Instructions Page.

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