#65031927 Workforce Development Training Specialist I (Apprenticeship Regional Youth Coordinator)

#65031927 Workforce Development Training Specialist I (Apprenticeship Regional Youth Coordinator)


North Carolina Community Colleges System Office
200 West Jones Street
Raleigh, NC 27603
Phone: 919-807-7100

Job Location

North Central Economic Region of North Carolina to include:
Chatham, Durham, Edgecombe, Franklin, Granville, Harnett, Johnston, Lee, Nash, Orange, Person, Vance, Warren, Wilson, Wake Counties.


$50,357 – $58,348/NC15


State of NC

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, January 31, 2023
Closes: Tuesday, February 14, 2023

Target Start Date

Monday, April 3, 2023

Expected Work Hours

8am - 5pm M-F

Employment Type

Grant Funded/Time-Limited Position

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in business administration, human resources, industrial education, instructional design or discipline related to the assigned workforce training area from an appropriately accredited institution and three years of experience in designing, providing, and/or coordinating industry-specific training in higher education, business or the public sector; or Associate’s degree in any of those same disciplines from an appropriately accredited institution and five years of experience in designing, providing, and/or coordinating industry-specific training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications


Position Description


The North Carolina Community College System (System Office) is a statewide network of 58 public community colleges. The system enrolls over 500,000 students annually. It is the 3rd largest in the nation based on the number of colleges. It also provides data to the North Carolina Learning Object Repository by collecting, contributing, and sharing digital learning resources for use in traditional or distance learning environments. The mission of the North Carolina Community College System is to open the door to high-quality, accessible educational opportunities that minimize barriers to post-secondary education, maximize student success, develop a global, multicultural, and competent workforce, and improve the lives and wellbeing of N.C. citizens. To learn more about the NC Community College System Office and the Great 58 visit our website About Us | NC Community Colleges

NC Community Colleges System Office has an opening for an Apprenticeship Regional Youth Coordinator in the Economic Development Division. The recruitment range: $39,456 – $65,500.

The Economic Development team provides education, training, and support services for new, expanding, and existing business and industry in all 100 North Carolina counties through our network of 58 community colleges. The mission of ApprenticeshipNC is to ensure North Carolina has an innovative, relevant, effective, and efficient workforce development system that develops adaptable, work ready, skilled talent to meet the current and future needs of workers and businesses to achieve and sustain economic prosperity.

Categories of Apprenticeships: There are many types of apprenticeships programs of various duration, level of required technical education, and level of employer investment.  Depending on their design, these programs may be more attractive to specific demographics, including an employer’s existing workforce, veterans, high school, or college students.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK: Primary duty station will be at a community college, within the North Central Economic Region.  Apprenticeship Regional Youth Coordinator will be responsible for all counties within the North Central Economic Region, which will include the following: Chatham, Durham, Edgecombe, Franklin, Granville, Harnett, Johnston, Lee, Nash, Orange, Person, Vance, Warren, Wilson, and Wake Counties

The Apprenticeship Regional Youth Coordinator is responsible for the promotion, development, registration, and servicing of all registered apprenticeships in their region. Upon completion of the program by an apprentice, the consultant will ensure that all criterions for the required skilled training have been completed by the apprentice.  This criterion is set forth by State and Federal apprenticeship rules and regulations.  The Youth Coordinator will then complete the process for completion so that a certificate is provided.  The youth coordinator will work to promote youth apprenticeship as a viable post-secondary opportunity to across the state.

The Apprenticeship Regional Youth Coordinator, along with the employer, assesses existing training needs, projects future needs, and designs training programs to accomplish immediate and long-term skill training goals. The Apprenticeship Regional Youth Coordinator provides business and industry with the plan to develop skill standards and skill competencies.

The Apprenticeship Regional Youth Coordinator will share best practices from existing apprenticeships throughout the state and trends in individual occupations that can update other sections of the state to facilitate program development. The Apprenticeship Regional Youth Coordinator is responsible for bringing together industry groups for industry wide development of training that can be used statewide or in local industries or groups. The Apprenticeship Regional Youth Coordinator oversees multiple projects and programs in various stages of development and is expected to allocate resources to best accomplish the goals of programs within projected timelines while meeting the obligations for performance and commitments for each program.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/AND ABILITIES: Proficiency in all Microsoft applications is preferred.  Candidate must have excellent oral and written communication skills.  Candidate needs considerable knowledge of and experience in marketing and industry development. Skills in marketing, presentations and project development, oral and written communication, and application of personnel computers for word processing, presentations, and data entry. Must have a considerable understanding of organizational processes and program procedures to respond to the public inquiries and to provide interpretation to ApprenticeshipNC employees.

MANAGEMENT'S PREFERENCES: The applicant should possess proficiency in communication skills, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and the Internet.

How to Apply

STATE EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION & BENEFITS: We value our employees and offer a wide variety of competitive and family-friendly benefits. The state of North Carolina offers excellent comprehensive benefits. Employees can participate in health insurance options, standard and supplemental retirement plans, and the NCFlex program (numerous high-quality, low-cost benefits on a pre-tax basis). Employees also receive paid vacation, sick, and community service leave. In addition, paid parental leave, and personal observance is available to eligible employees. Some highlights include:

  • The best-funded pension plan/retirement system in the nation according to Moody’s Investor’s Service
  • Twelve (12) holidays/year
  • Fourteen (14) vacation days/year which increase as the length of service increases and accumulate year-to-year
  • Twelve (12) sick days/year which is cumulative indefinitely
  • Longevity pays lump sum payout yearly (based on length of service beginning 10 years and up)
  • 401K, 457, and 403(b) plans

Learn more about employee perks/benefits:



The North Carolina Community College System Office uses the Merit-Based Recruitment and Selection Plan to fill positions SUBJECT to the State Human Resources Act with the most qualified applicants. When a salary range or recruitment range is posted, the actual salary will be based on relevant competencies, knowledge, skills and abilities, internal equity, and budgetary considerations pertinent to the advertised position. All post-high school degrees must be from appropriately accredited institutions.

Individuals interested in applying for this position must complete the online process at https://www.nc.gov/jobs, Résumés will not be accepted in lieu of the application. Work history and credentials must appear on the application to receive consideration during the selection process.

Job Post Contact

North Carolina Community College System
Human Resources | Caswell Building
5001 Mail Service Center | Raleigh, NC 27699-5001
Phone: (919) 807-7177 | Fax: (919) 807-7222