Workforce Development Training Specialist I (Apprenticeship Regional Coordinator) Southwest NC

Workforce Development Training Specialist I (Apprenticeship Regional Coordinator) Southwest NC


North Carolina Community Colleges System Office
200 West Jones Street
Raleigh, NC 27603
Phone: 919-807-7100

Job Location

Southwest North Carolina to include: Anson County, Cabarrus County, Cleveland County, Gaston County, Iredell County, Lincoln County, Mecklenburg County, Rowan County, Stanly County, and Union County


$48,051 - $58,941/GN13


State of NC

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, January 19, 2021
Closes: Tuesday, February 2, 2021

Target Start Date

Monday, March 1, 2021

Expected Work Hours

8am - 5pm M-F

Employment Type

Grant Funded Time-Limited/Full-Time Position

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in business administration, human resources, industrial education, instructional design or discipline related to the assigned workforce training area from an appropriately accredited institution and three years of experience in designing, providing, and/or coordinating industry-specific training in higher education, business or the public sector; or Associate’s degree in any of those same disciplines from an appropriately accredited institution and five years of experience in designing, providing, and/or coordinating industry-specific training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Preferred Qualifications


Position Description


Primary duty station will be at a Community College, within the Southwest Prosperity Zone.  Apprenticeship Regional Coordinator will be responsible for all counties within the Southwest Prosperity Zone, which will include the following: Anson, Cabarrus, Cleveland, Gaston, Iredell, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Rowan, Stanly, and Union. This is a grant funded/time-limited position and the grant ends June 30, 2022.

The Apprenticeship Regional Coordinator is responsible for the promotion, development, registration, and servicing of all registered apprenticeships in their region. Upon completion of the program by an apprentice, the coordinator will ensure that all criterions for the required skilled training have been completed by the apprentice.  This criterion is set forth by State and Federal apprenticeship rules and regulations.  The Coordinator will then complete the process for completion so that a certificate is provided.

The Apprenticeship Regional Coordinator, along with the employer, assesses existing training needs, projects future needs, and designs training programs to accomplish immediate and long-term skill training goals. The Apprenticeship Regional Coordinator provides business and industry with the plan to develop skill standards and skill competencies.

The Apprenticeship Regional Coordinator will share best practices from existing apprenticeships throughout the state and trends in individual occupations that can update other sections of the state to facilitate program development. The Apprenticeship Regional Coordinator is responsible for bringing together industry groups for industry wide development of training that can be used statewide or in local industries or groups. The Apprenticeship Regional Coordinator oversees multiple projects and programs in various stages of development and is expected to allocate resources to best accomplish the goals of programs within projected timelines while meeting the obligations for performance and commitments for each program.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/AND ABILITIES: Proficiency in all Microsoft applications is preferred.  Candidate must have excellent oral and written communication skills.  Candidate needs considerable knowledge of and experience in marketing and industry development. Skills in marketing, presentations and project development, oral and written communication, and application of personnel computers for word processing, presentations, and data entry. Must have a considerable understanding of organizational processes and program procedures in order to respond to the public inquiries and to provide interpretation to ApprenticeshipNC employees.

MANAGEMENT'S PREFERENCES: The applicant should possess proficiency in communication skills, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and the Internet.

How to Apply

The North Carolina Community College System Office uses the Merit-Based Recruitment and Selection Plan to fill positions SUBJECT to the Office of State Human Resources Act (OSHR) with highly qualified individuals.

Individuals interested in applying for this position must complete the online process at, Résumés will not be accepted in lieu of the application. Work history and credentials must appear on the application to receive consideration during the selection process.

Job Post Contact

North Carolina Community College System
Human Resources | Caswell Building
5001 Mail Service Center | Raleigh, NC 27699-5001
Phone: (919) 807-7177 | Fax: (919) 807-7222