Closes: Friday, September 13, 2019
Target Start Date
Expected Work Hours
Bachelor's Degree from a regionally accredited institution and 6 years of related work experience in corporate or educational environment
• Master's Degree from a regionally accredited institution in Education or related field
• Detailed oriented and well organized, who can work in a fast-paced environment
• Demonstrated success in achieving numeric goals
• Computer proficiency in desktop applications with database experience
• Excellent presentation and written communication skills
Senior Coordinator position is a multi-campus position.
Overview of Department/Division
Central Piedmont Community College’s Workplace Learning includes the Apprenticeship Charlotte, Co-op, and Internship programs. These areas are critical to providing students with the opportunity to gain work experience in addition to the classroom and lab experiences.
This position will primarily work with students interested in the co-op and internship programs on Central campus. Co-op (also referred to as work-based learning) and internship allows students to blend classroom learning with practical work experience. Instead of attending class in a traditional classroom, students work with an employer in a position directly related to their field of study. Some of the day-to-day responsibilities will include communicating with employers through phone, email, and in person about CPCC’s Workplace Learning programs, assisting students with reaching their career and work-based learning experience goals and to promoting open work-based learning opportunities to targeted program of studies.
Plans and coordinates the work-based learning programs for various programs at CPCC and researches job opportunities for students working with the employment community.
Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities
1. Develops comprehensive, strategic marketing and recruitment plan for targeted industries and student population; integrates institutional strategic goals; collaborates with the Marketing Services department, external consultants, graphic design interns for production of innovative, multi-media resources for potential corporate partners; participates in job and career fairs, multi-campus resources days and other events for student recruitment.
2. Interfaces with information systems to maintain databases and utilizes the Internet to evaluate student eligibility in accordance with the State of North Carolina audit requirements, current student tracking, collect student demographics for institutional reporting, organize employer/corporate partner profiles and update status.
3. Informs and advises students, faculty and employers of state and institutional policies, legal compliance with ADA and EEO regulations, and program guidelines and expectations; assists in the development of the Faculty Coordinator Handbook; delivers on-line and group orientations, and other focused training.
4. Develops relationship and a network of local, state, regional and national-level of corporate and community partnerships; effectively communicates the institution’s position as a national leader in workforce development, the program’s values and principles, the customized option for the work-based learning model, and the expectations and responsibilities of employer/corporate partner.
5. Submits reports, develops professional correspondence and serves as members and/or officers of college-wide committees and student success initiatives, community boards, state and national professional organizations.
6. Designs and maintains assessment instruments for accreditation requirements as well as state requirements through written evaluations in student workbooks, surveys to employers/corporate partners, faculty and students, and faculty focus groups; solicits feedback from learners on a regular basis.
7. Oversees and organizes on-going special projects to promote work-based learning program such as the annual Award Ceremony, Race On, Blackboard courses, as well as customized employer development efforts.
8. Assists the Director with on-going training and support of less experienced coordinators.
9. Coordinates job development activities with Workplace Learning staff and serves as a liaison to employers.
10. Directs Work-Based Learning program initiatives.
11. Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Characteristics
Knowledge of principles of experiential learning and career counseling
Knowledge of job market salaries and occupational trends
Knowledge of principals and methods of marketing, electronic marketing and program promotion
Knowledge of laws, and procedures related to work-based learning
Knowledge of database management and/or spreadsheet application
Knowledge of workforce demographics and analysis, career trends
Strong communication skills
Ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds
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