February 5, 2024

Danville, Virginia - The Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce and Danville Community College (DCC) are thrilled to announce a collaborative effort to hire a Special Programs Coordinator. Reporting to the President & CEO of the Chamber, this position will play a pivotal role in supporting the Chamber's strategic growth initiatives while also assisting in the management of the Short-Term Cybersecurity Training Program at Danville Community College.

“This position is critical to the success of the Short-Term Cybersecurity Training initiative,” said Anne Moore-Sparks, president and CEO of the Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce. “As students complete the sixteen-week class and obtain certification, the Special Programs Coordinator will partner with DCC to identify employment opportunities in the region. Listening to the needs of businesses and responding with high-quality, in-demand programming is a top priority. We are so fortunate to have DCC as a partner because of their expertise and reputation of providing exceptional training to our community.”    

The Special Programs Coordinator will work closely with the Chamber's Director of Member Engagement to plan, organize, and execute all Chamber programs and events. Additionally, the coordinator will devote fifty percent of their time to collaborating with Danville Community College in managing the Short-Term Cybersecurity Training Program.

"This is an exciting opportunity for someone who thrives in a dynamic, high-energy environment and is passionate about making a positive impact in our community," said Dr. Jerry Wallace, President of DCC. "The Special Programs Coordinator will be instrumental in driving the success of both the Chamber of Commerce and Danville Community College as we continue to grow and expand our programs and offerings."

The ideal candidate for this position will possess strong relationship-building skills, high energy, and a passion for continuous improvement. The role requires a self-motivated individual who enjoys managing a variety of projects and is dedicated to enhancing both individual and organizational effectiveness.

"We are thrilled to partner with the Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce in hiring for this important position," said Chad Younger, Director of Workforce Services. "This collaboration exemplifies our shared commitment to supporting workforce development initiatives and fostering economic growth in our community."

The Special Programs Coordinator position is a 40-hour per week, full-time position with benefits. The successful candidate will split their time evenly between working with the Chamber and Danville Community College.

Individuals interested in applying for the Special Programs Coordinator position should submit a letter of interest, current resume, and three professional references to:

Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce

150 Slayton Ave. Danville, VA 24540

Or email Anne Moore-Sparks at anne@dpchamber.org.

The Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce accelerates business growth by connecting its 560+ members organizations and 22,000 employee members to dynamic resources and networks. The Chamber’s number one goal is to help area businesses of all sizes to grow and prosper.

Danville Community College is a two-year institution of higher education under the state-wide Virginia Community College System. DCC's service area includes the City of Danville, Pittsylvania County, and Halifax County. Danville Community College is committed to providing quality comprehensive higher education, workforce programs and services to promote student success and enhance business and community partnerships.