Specialist, Work Based Learning

Specialist, Work Based Learning


Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College
340 Victoria Road
Asheville, NC 28801
Phone: 828-398-7900

Job Location

Asheville Buncombe Technical Community College

Asheville, North Carolina

Main Campus


Pay Range: $17.93 - $18.38



Job Category

  • Technical/Paraprofessional

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, July 15, 2021
Closes: Thursday, July 29, 2021

Target Start Date

Monday, August 23, 2021

Expected Work Hours

Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. with flexibility

Reports to

Director, Work Based Learning & Apprenticeships

Employment Type

Full-Time Limited

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Requirements (Applicant must meet all of the minimum requirements)

1. Must have a minimum of an Associate’s degree;
2. Must have a minimum of one year of full-time or equivalent experience working in workforce development;
3. Must have experience working with higher education students;
4. Must have Work experience with database maintenance;
5. Must have experience with Microsoft Office Suite.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

1. Must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree;
2. Must have experience with apprenticeships;
3. Must have knowledge of Buncombe and Madison Counties and surrounding areas;
4. Must have a minimum of two years of full-time or equivalent experience working in workforce development;
5. Proficiency in a foreign language such as Spanish, an East Slavic language, and/or American Sign Language.

Position Description

Job Description Summary

Assists WBL Director with tracking and maintaining records for student placement in any work-based learning (WBL) placement

such as co-op, internship, pre-apprenticeship, apprenticeship, special projects, and mentoring. This includes student certificates,

diploma, and associates degree programs. In addition, those career and college promise/CTE programs within our area High


Tracking and maintaining database (via excel spreadsheets and SharePoint) for current and potential work-based learning student

placements as well as industry curriculum representatives serving on advisory boards.


1. Maintains an updated database for industry partnerships, contacts, and company profiles.

2. As appropriate (with current restrictions), accompanies WBL Director to meetings with all A-B Tech divisions and

departments as well as local agencies to discuss and work on team/partner initiatives, placement of A-B Tech students into

WBL opportunities and jobs.

3. Assists with marketing and recruiting of students and industry partnerships.

4. Assists with connecting industry clients to local and state workforce programs and agencies.

5. Assists WBL Director with the annual “Find Your Future” Open House and Career Expo to include invitations, marketing, and

tracking of participants.

6. Assists WBL Director with annual “Manufacturing Day” events as needed.

7. Encourages and promotes students to remain engaged in job search/career activities (“stay the course”) during quarantine.

8. Assists WBL Director with maintaining consistent dialogue with students regarding the transferability of skills acquired during

the pandemic and future career options (keeping that positive energy on the goal).

9. Works with students instructing as able, the scheduling of virtual appointments for career counseling, resume preparation,

employer and career introductions, and effective networking during a quarantine. This includes all other career and program-related COVID and non-COVID topics as necessary.

10. Contributes to the College Vision, Mission, Values, and RISE statement.

11. Supports workforce diversity in all its aspects.

12. Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Post Contact

Jobs Website: https://abtcc.peopleadmin.com/postings/search

HR Main Phone: 828-398-7114