Program Sales Manager, Corporate Training

Kirkwood Community College


To advance the college’s mission, vision, principles, values and strategic initiatives through continuous improvement decisions.

Kirkwood offers a very competitive benefits package as well.



 Serve as the liaison between the college and business and industry as an access point for employer related services and programs including, but not limited to, contracted training and services, funding, facility rental, employer services, workforce development and advisory groups.  Responsible for identifying prospective clients, needs assessments, proposals, closing sales and monitoring sales.  


  • Advocate for Continual Improvement- empowering each other to identify opportunities for excellence. 
  • Collaborate with Mutual Accountability- working together with a willingness to take ownership and accountability for our actions.  
  • Champion Service- anticipating needs and create a welcoming, diverse, and inclusive environment.  
  • Perseverance- commitment to excellence even in the face of adversity or delay in achieving success.  
  • Lead- regardless of title, through positive influence.  


  • Call on business, industry and agencies to promote Kirkwood Corporate Training.
  • Conduct needs analysis, write proposals, and serve as an access point for employer related services and programs.
  • Negotiate pricing with clients to ensure revenue earnings as well as provide service to community.
  • Partner with subject matter experts to create customized contracted training programs and services.
  • Utilize LERN tools, formulas, benchmarks to evaluate and meet or exceed division wide goals for the sales of training programs and services.
  • Become familiar with other industry service providers, professional organizations and local development groups.  Create cooperative partnerships.
  • Perform other related work duties as assigned.
  • Able to communicate clearly, concisely and logically, both orally and in writing.
  • Be able and willing to represent the college in the most positive manner with prospective, former and current students, clients, suppliers and the community we serve.
  • Work independently to make decisions, problem solve and manage multiple priorities with frequent interruptions.  
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail. 
  • Welcome, value, and nurture people of all backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences, as well as support and promote an environment that accepts differences.  

The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the essential job duties/responsibilities and performance expectations of the job, which should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements.  Individuals may perform other duties as assigned.


Position involves working in an office setting. Occasional (10-33%) standing, pushing, pulling and grasping. Frequent (34-66%) reaching and viewing a computer and other types of close visual work.  Constant (67-100%) sitting, walking, repetitive motion, talking and hearing.



  • Completion of Bachelor’s degree in Sales, Education or Business Management and 3 years related experience.  
  • Driver’s license required

 Kirkwood Community College shall not engage in nor allow unlawful discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment. This includes all employment practices, hiring practices, and unwelcome harassment of applicants or employees based on race, color, national origin, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information or actual or potential parental, family, marital status or veteran status. If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with the policy please contact the Vice President of Human Resources at Kirkwood Community College, 313 Kirkwood Hall, 6301 Kirkwood Blvd., SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404, Telephone: 319-398-5572,  Email: or the director of the Office for Civil Rights U.S. Department of Education, John C. Kluczynski Federal Building, 230 S. Dearborn Street, 37th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604-7204, Telephone: (312) 730-1560 Facsimile: (312) 730-1576, TDD (800) 877-8339 Email:

Job Benefits:

Kirkwood offers a wide range of employee benefits.  Read more about them here

Job ID: 85426

Posted 27 days ago

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