Job Title: Program Manager Career & Technical Education

Reports to:Directory, CTE
Typical Schedule:245 days/7.5 hours
Bargaining Unit:N/A


Job Code:1747
Salary Schedule:MGT08B


Responsible for developing, planning, organizing, and coordinating activities related to the District’s career academies and developing partnerships with industry leaders in an effort to provide unique educational opportunities for students.


The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. These statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required of those in this position.
  1. Plan, organize, and coordinate activities related to career academies and other career and technology programs.
  2. Coordinate development and promotion of the District’s aviation and other academies, including marketing, business development, relationship building, grant management and other activities.
  3. Assist with identification and development of academy courses, which may be delivered in multiple counties.
  4. Establish and maintain relationships with airports and other businesses to create mutually beneficial partnerships to provide unique opportunities for students.
  5. Facilitate internships for students through relationships with various business entities.
  6. Manage and monitor grants that support and supplement adult and secondary career and technical education programs.
  7. Assist with alignment of curriculum, assessment, and instruction to district goals and state standards.
  8. Assist with the preparation and monitoring of all required reports for federal and state reporting.
  9. Continuously appraise, evaluate, and make recommendations for change for career and technology programs to provide opportunities for individuals to prepare for gainful employment.
  10. Maintain close working relationships with community and state agencies and area businesses, industries, and labor organizations in order to provide training consistent with needs.
  11. Assist in obtaining state and federal funds for vocational and technical education programs and monitor related budgets.
  12. Assist with development of FTE projections, allocations, and calculations and approving staffing of programs.
  13. Assist with the gathering, selecting, and analysis of data related to career and technical education and use results to improve available programs.
  14. Respond quickly to emergency situations and serve as a district representative at emergency shelters as determined by the Superintendent.
  15. Regional travel required.
  16. Perform other duties as assigned.


Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Ability to establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with all stakeholders
  • Knowledge of and ability to understand economic drivers and how they influence the education of students
  • Operating knowledge of computer programs, including email, word processing, spreadsheets, and databases
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences, orally and in writing, including electronic media
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, manage, and carry out duties efficiently and within established timeframes


  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, manufacturing, aviation, or related field.
  • Extensive experience in a manufacturing or other business-related environment
  • OR
  • Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the position




  • Experience in business development
  • Aviation background
  • Education background


May be responsible for supervision of personnel. Responsibilities may include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; evaluating performance; rewarding, disciplining; and addressing complaints and resolving problems for assigned personnel.


Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull or move objects. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally, and all other sedentary criteria are met.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit, talk, and hear; stand and walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms. The employee occasionally lifts and/or moves up to 25 pounds. Specific vision ability required by this job includes close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.


Indoors and Outdoors: The worker is subject to both environmental conditions. Activities occur inside and outside.

Noise: The worker is subject to noise. There is sufficient noise to cause the worker to shout in order to be heard above the ambient noise level.


  • General office equipment, including personal computers, fax machines, copiers, telephones, etc. Must be able to provide own transportation for regional travel.


Salary and benefits shall be paid consistent with the District’s approved compensation plan. Length of the work year and hours of employment shall be established by the District.

Performance of the job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the School Board’s policy on evaluation of personnel.

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Pasco County Schools will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to allow them to perform the essential functions of the job when such individuals request an accommodation.

Program Manager Career & Technical Education;   EST: October 21, 2014;   REV: n/a;   Board Approved: October 21, 2014