Function of the Position:
The vice president for the newly created Division of Economic Development and Innovative Workforce Services is responsible for providing new vision and direction in the areas of workforce development, technical education, college partnerships, grants and external funding sources. This oversight includes serving as the college’s chief outreach officer to the business, industry and economic development sectors and proactively responding to local economic development and training needs for both credit and noncredit programs. Offices reporting to the vice president include Office of Workforce Development, Technical Education, Agriculture and Life Sciences Institute, and the Public Safety Training Center.
Todd M. Oldham brings with him more than 14 years of broad-based experience in the leading and managing of workforce development programs and business development initiatives in higher education and in the private sector. He has a record of building partnerships with employers and of creating career pathways for students.
While at Clark College, as associate vice president and executive director of Corporate and Continuing Education, he co-authored or managed more than $3.5 million in federal, state and regional grants related to workforce training projects. His work experience includes serving as interim executive dean of Workforce Development and Continuing Education and as director of Corporate Education at Clark College. Prior to his tenure at Clark, he was a program manager for information technology at Chapman University. His business background includes handling clients’ accounts for Gateway Computer and Working Capital Technologies.
- M.B.A. -- George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics at Chapman University, California
- Certificate in Project Management -- Boston University Corporate Education Center
- B.A. in socio-cultural anthropology and history -- University of California, Los Angeles
- A.A. in history -- Orange Coast College, California