Closes: Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Target Start Date
Expected Work Hours
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution, preferably within the defined region and one year project management experience. Minimum of 5 years' experience in developing and maintaining working relationships with industry partners, working with a school system, community college, an intermediary agency, or an advanced manufacturing industry. Demonstrable success in working in schools, community-based organizations, and/or businesses. Understanding of the importance of inter-agency collaboration in the creation of effective programming. Able to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment with the flexibility to re-prioritize tasks when faced with unforeseen challenges. Experience in (or knowledge of) marketing and personnel recruitment practices, including the effective use of appropriate social media tools. Successful experience empowering members of diverse populations. Accuracy and excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Able to cultivate a network of business partners and students. Strong organizational, time management, and leadership skills. Proven computer and software use skills, especially MS Office. Ability to gain the confidence and respect of local industry partners.
Physical Requirements: Must be physically able to operate a variety of office machines and other equipment including computer, adding machine, copier, etc. Must be physically able to exert up to fifteen pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects. Position involves mostly sedentary work, but also requires walking, standing, reaching, etc. Must be able to lift weights of up to thirty pounds.
Data Conception: Requires the ability to compare and/or judge the readily observable functional, structural, or compositional characteristics (whether similar to or divergent from obvious standards) of data, people, or things.
Interpersonal Communication: Requires the ability of speaking and/or signaling people to convey or exchange information. Includes the giving of assignments and instructions to assistants and students. Includes the receiving of information and instructions from supervisor.
Language Ability: Requires the ability to read a variety of documents, reports, and books such as various manuals, College handbook, regulations, etc. Requires the ability to prepare documents and reports with the proper format, punctuation, spelling and grammar, etc. Must be proficient in written and oral communications skills. Has the ability to speak with poise, voice control and confidence. Must be able to make effective oral presentations.
Intelligence: Has the ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions; and to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagrammatic form. Is able to deal with several abstract and concrete variables. Requires the ability to apply principles of rational systems such as education, management, counseling, personnel, etc., in order to solve problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables.
Verbal Aptitude: Requires the ability to record and deliver information and to follow verbal and written instructions.
Numerical Aptitude: Requires the ability to perform moderately complex algebraic and geometric operations, and ability to utilize principles of basic probability and statistical inference.
Form/Spatial Aptitude: Requires the ability to inspect items for proper length, width and shape.
Motor Coordination: Requires the ability to coordinate hands and eyes in using automated office and other equipment.
Manual Dexterity: Requires the ability to handle a variety of items, office equipment, computer, calculator, control knobs, switches, etc. Must have moderate levels of eye/hand/foot coordination.
Color Discrimination and Visual Acuity: Requires the ability to differentiate colors and shades of color; requires the visual acuity to determine depth perception, peripheral vision, inspection for small parts; preparing and analyzing written or computer data, etc.
Interpersonal Temperament: Has the ability to deal with people beyond receiving instructions. The worker needs to relate to people in situations involving more than receiving instructions. Must be adaptable to performing under moderate stress when confronted with an emergency.
Physical Communication: Requires the ability to talk and/or hear (talking - expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words; hearing - perceiving nature of sounds by ear.)
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The Regional Apprenticeship Coordinator will be responsible for creating individualized apprenticeships and pre-apprenticeships that will prepare students for work in high need fields. The Regional Apprenticeship Coordinator will be responsible for building relationships with manufacturing employers within an assigned prosperity zone with the intent to create apprenticeships and pre-Apprenticeships opportunities for students. In this grant-funded position, the Regional Apprenticeship Coordinator's expected deliverables are based on regional numbers that will aid in reaching the state goal of 1,100 registered apprenticeships and pre-apprenticeships.
This position will work collaboratively with campus stakeholders to develop programs to meet local needs in partnership with the NC Community College System. Therefore, independent transportation for occasional travel within the Pitt County area along with a valid NC Driver's License and the ability to be insured is required. This position will report to the Director of Academic Advising & Career Services.
The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification. It is not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such functions are a logical assignment to the position.
- 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 programs.
- Advise regional partners of local, state, and federal funding and other resources available to support the apprenticeship programs.
- Promote the best practices and trends around existing registered apprenticeship and pre-apprenticeship programs throughout the state.