Apprenticeship Regional Coordinator

Apprenticeship Regional Coordinator


Catawba Valley Community College
2550 Highway 70 SE
Hickory, NC 28602
Phone: 828-327-7000

Job Location

This positions is based in Hickory, NC and will work in the following counties: Alleghany, Alexander, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Catawba, McDowell, Mitchell, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey.


$4,583 per month


Full benefits, including medical, supplemental insurance, and vacation

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Closes: Sunday, November 17, 2019

Target Start Date

Monday, November 25, 2019

Expected Work Hours

Hours vary; typically M-F

Employment Type

Full-time Grant Funded

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree from accredited institution required.

Minimum of 3 years' experience in developing and maintaining working relationships with industry partners, public school systems, and/or community colleges.

Ability to:

  • Knowledgeably relate to business/industry representatives from front line trainers to top management in large to small companies.
  • Prioritize and schedule daily activities in a timely manner.
  • Accurately assess jobs integrating skills standards and design work processes.
  • Cultivate a network of business partners and students.

Other Personal Traits
Good oral and written communication skills; proactive, self-directed and task-oriented; understanding and capability of delivering excellent customer service; ability to work as a team-player in a team-based environment; dress and grooming appropriate to professional office setting.

Other Requirements: Must be able to pass CVCC and any service area school system's background check, have valid driver's license and/or ability to travel throughout service area on a daily basis as needed.


Supplemental Information

Supplemental Information
All advertised positions contingent upon funding. 

All employees paid by direct deposit. 

Preferred Qualifications

See minimum qualifications

Position Description

Develop and maintain regional partnerships with business and industry, workforce and economic development agencies, and a variety of education and training organizations.

Identify new and emerging employee training opportunities that align with economic market trends and industry workforce needs.

Organize, facilitate, and register apprenticeship programs and pre-apprenticeship programs.

Work directly with business and industry to develop the key elements of a registered apprenticeship program and assist in the various stages of development including allocating resources to best accomplish the goals of the programs.

Advise regional partners of local, state, and federal funding and other resources available to support the registered apprenticeship programs.

Promote the best practices and trends around existing registered apprenticeship and pre-apprenticeship programs throughout the state.

How to Apply

Please visit the posting to apply. 

Job Post Contact

Roger Irvin
Human Resources Director
Catawba Valley Community College
2550 Highway 70 SE
Hickory, NC 28602-8302
Phone:  (828) 327-7000 Ext. 4277
Fax:  (828) 624-5246