Project Manager

Project Manager


Western Piedmont Community College
1001 Burkemont Avenue
Morganton, NC 28655
Phone: 828-438-6000

Job Location



Hiring Range – Minimum to Midpoint ($2,843 – 3,554/monthly)



Job Category

  • Technical/Paraprofessional

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, November 9, 2017
Closes: Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Target Start Date

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Expected Work Hours


Reports to


Employment Type

Full-Time (Temporary)

Minimum Qualifications

1. Associate’s Degree in Engineering, Industrial Systems or Mechatronics.

2. Five years of work experience in advanced manufacturing industry.

3. Excellent communication and presentation skills.

4. Excellent computer skills including database management software and Excel preferred.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or related field.

2. Experience teaching adults in an industry setting.

Position Description

The Project Manager will be responsible for the following: manage the creation of training curriculum for Pre-Hire and Post-Hire training sessions; manage applicant in-processing and screening for industry clients; assist client HR in screening applicants for various positions; deliver training curriculum content to pre-hire and post-hire classes (may involve evening hours and Saturday training); provide guidance to client HR on selection of qualified applicants for additional testing and on-boarding; organize client SMEs who will present during post-hire training; complete all required paperwork and administrative tasks associated with setting up training, managing classes and post-class reporting; and follow up with newly hired employees to help insure their success and to determine ways to improve the training process.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online at

Job Post Contact

Anita Berry

Benefit/Recruitment Specialist

Western Piedmont Community College

(828) 448-3127