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Program Specialist - HVAC/Manufacturing - P00558


Tallahassee, FL
ID: 2118-429


To be considered, applications must be received by: October 8, 2021


TITLE                           Program Specialist - HVAC/Manufacturing 

POSITION NO.:            P00558 

SECTION:                      Workforce Development 

HIRING SALARY:          $37,281.00 - $59,860.08 annually: salary calculation will start at the minimum 

HOURS:                        8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. 

CONTACT:                    Human Resources (850) 201-8510 or via email at


MAJOR FUNCTION:  The Program Specialist - HVAC/Manufacturing, is housed within the Division of Workforce Development. The position reports to the Advanced Manufacturing Center Program Manager and is responsible for the planning, developing, organizing, and the implementation of trades/industrial/green instructional workforce courses, programs, and career pathways that are consistent with needs of worker and employer (industry) training.

Primary duties include, but are not limited to:

  • The HVAC/Manufacturing Program Specialist will assist in the external and internal marketing of AMTC offerings by using the division marketing tool that leads to the creation of draft brochures, news releases, flyers, and marketing collateral related to AMTC offerings. The information will coincide with AMTC’s schedule of events and will be available eight weeks before a program beginning. In partnership with the Program Manager, the HVAC/Manufacturing Program Specialist will create a schedule of events that promote enrollment, whether in person or virtually. This schedule should include assisting students with pre-requisite documentation which leads to registration and enrollment of AMTC Programs. Assist the Program Manager by providing insight on industry trends and possible opportunities. The HVAC/Manufacturing Program Specialist will conduct a 30-60-90-day review that will entail an overall observation of center activities and provide to the Program Manager.

  • The HVAC/Manufacturing Program Specialist assists in the facilitation, coordination, and delivery of all programs assigned to AMTC. These programs include CNC, HVAC, Welding, Machining, and any CWE courses. The HVAC/Manufacturing Program Specialist ensures that instructors maintain course files in the designated areas. Instructors enter student industry earned certifications into a customized form to capture certifications as students achieve those certifications. Assist in ensuring student course records are correctly maintained (paper and electronically) for historical or future audit purposes. Assists with tracking, reporting, and maintaining student attendance.  Ensure instructors are certified in areas of instruction.

  • The HVAC/Manufacturing Program Specialist assists the Program Manager with planning, developing, organizing, and implementing in program areas assigned to AMTC. This includes advisory council meetings, manufacturing programs, instructional workforce courses, certificate programs, non-credit programs, Career, and Technical Certification programs (CTC), apprenticeship programs, and continuing workforce education programs. The HVAC/Manufacturing Program Specialist ensures that instructors maintain student materials and make them readily available upon request to the program manager. Interact with the TCC Divisions and Department, external to the Division of Workforce Development such as Student Affairs for issues related to enrollment services/registrar, Accessibility and Resource Center (ARC), and the Office of Student Conduct, Financial Aid, Veterans Affairs, to expedite student admissions, enrollment, and registration to increase retention. 

  • The HVAC/Manufacturing Program Specialist assists with all programs assigned to AMTC. The programs under AMTC are Industrial Machinery Maintenance, Welding, Machining, HVAC, and any CWE course created for AMTC. The HVAC/Manufacturing Program specialist reports program activity to the program manager every week. The HVAC/Manufacturing Program Specialist ensures that all instructor canvas shells are operational with pertinent information for courses 

  • The HVAC/Manufacturing Program Specialist, in partnership with the Staff Assistant II, oversees all computer-based issues for clerical staff and instructors. Serve as the backup to the AMTC Program Manager. Attend and participate in staff meetings, attend and complete professional development training. Perform other duties as assigned.

  •  Assists in the external and internal marketing of AMTC offerings by participating and hosting student and community recruitment events. Assists in hiring, supervising, and evaluating assigned staff such as OPS instructors and clerical staff. Serves as the backup to the AMTC Program Manager. Assists program manager with budget development and meeting program and revenue objectives. Perform other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:  Bachelor or higher degree from a regionally accredited college or university and three (3) years of related experience in the Manufacturing and construction cluster. Experience or exposure in multiple areas such as Welding, Machinist, HVAC, IMM, Millwright, or CNC Production Specialist is preferred. Preference is given to Licensed State of Florida Building Contractors or Florida Residential Contractors or General Contractors or other appropriate licensure occupations such as Architecture or Engineering (with no current outstanding complaints through State of Florida Business and Professional Regulation Licensing Board or other occupational/professional Licensing Board) or different relevant occupational experience.     

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL HAVE THE FOLLOWING: Knowledge of TCC policies and procedures. Knowledge of HVAC systems. Knowledge of marketing techniques. Knowledge of manufacturing programs. Knowledge of certificate programs. Excellent marketing skills. Budgeting skills. Excellent presentation skills. Attention to details skills. Effective customer service skills. Effective time management skills. Critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Strong skills and experience in using Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint and other computer programs. Strong interpersonal skills to create solid working relationships with all staff and stakeholders. Excellent written/oral communication skills (writing /editing, phone follow-up) with the use of proper written and verbal English grammar, vocabulary, and spelling. Ability to supervise staff. Ability to speak clearly and distinctly. Ability to navigate the college ERP systems (WorkDay). Ability to handle and protect confidential data with integrity. Ability to interact with other project partners, internal and external. Ability to utilize problem-solving techniques. Ability to keep accurate & thorough records. Ability to access transportation and travel the tri-county area. Ability to organize large amounts of information.  Effective time management skills. Ability to Demonstrates energy, organization, and professional demeanor. Ability to use basic office equipment including, but not limited to: Desktop Computer, Printer, Telephone, Photocopier, Fax Machine, Scanner, and Calculator. Ability to file, organize, and retrieve of computerized and paper records. Ability to plan and execute routine office duties. Ability to follow written and oral instructions. Ability to take initiative with assignments to help improve the quality of Advance Manufacturing. Ability to work independently with limited supervision. Ability to coordinate and manage multiple tasks concurrently. Ability to interact effectively with multiple levels of the public. Ability to function under pressure, meets deadlines, handle multiple requests, and provide detailed follow-through on various tasks. Ability to solve problems and make procedures more effective. Ability to exercise good judgment, discretion, and confidentiality. Ability to work in a diverse, multicultural environment with teams of staff across multiple organizations. 


Preference will be given to veterans and spouses who are eligible under the Veterans' Preference Law. At time of application, submittal of Form DD214 is the minimum requirement for veterans' preference claim.  Note:  Please upload your DD214 as an attachment as part of your application at the time of submission.  

***TCC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/E-Verify Employer ***  

The selected candidate identified for this position will be required to successfully complete a criminal background check, which may include fingerprinting.  

The College uses E-Verify as part of the I-9 process to verify the work eligibility of all new hires.  Tallahassee Community College does not discriminate against any person on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status in its programs and activities. Inquiries regarding the College’s non-discrimination policies may be directed to: Renae Tolson, Equity Officer, Room 239 Administration Building, 444 Appleyard Drive, Tallahassee, FL 32304, (850) 201-6074,  

All persons are encouraged to apply.  

If you need an accommodation to participate in the application/selection process, please notify Human Resources at (850) 201-8510.

This position is located at 444 Appleyard Drive, Tallahassee, FL. View the Google Map in full screen.