Workforce Development Training Specialist I PAYA Regional Youth Apprenticeship Coordinator – Northwestern and Western NC)

Workforce Development Training Specialist I PAYA Regional Youth Apprenticeship Coordinator – Northwestern and Western NC)


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

Job Location

Northeastern and Southeastern Economic Development Zones:
Brunswick, New Hanover, Onslow, Carteret, Lenior, Wayne, Pitt,
Pasquotank, Camden, Northampton. *Including Nash, Edgecombe


$48,051 - $56,375/GN13


State of NC

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Friday, January 14, 2022
Closes: Friday, January 14, 2022

Target Start Date

Monday, January 31, 2022

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


DESCRIPTION OF WORK:  This position is grant funded/time-limited position through October 2022 with the possibility of further funding. As an employee of the NC Community College System, the candidate will serve both the Northeastern and Southeastern NC economic development  zones to promote, develop and register youth apprenticeship and training programs with employers, other sponsors, Public Schools and Community Colleges. The Coordinator will work to develop industry-led youth apprenticeship consortia and regional collaborative meetings in their assigned regions in all industry sectors.  The Coordinator will work as a team member to register  youth apprentices into these high skilled training programs.

The Regional Youth Apprenticeship Coordinator works with businesses and intermediaries to register programs and to create a recruitment and screening process for candidates applying for a pre-apprenticeship or apprenticeship. The Coordinator will also work with school districts to conduct workshops and seminars across the region for employers, parents, students, educators, and school administrators about youth apprenticeship. Work is performed independently under the general supervision of the Youth Apprenticeship Manager.

The position should be hosted externally by a Community College within the Northeastern or Southeastern NC economic develop zones including Nash and Edgecombe in any of the following counties: Beaufort County, Bertie County, Camden County, Chowan County, Currituck County, Dare County, Gates County, Halifax County, Hertford County, Hyde County, Martin County, Northampton County, Pasquotank County, Perquimans County, Pitt County, Tyrrell County, Washington County, Brunswick County, Carteret County, Craven County, Duplin County, Greene County, Jones County, Lenoir County, New Hanover County, Onslow County, Pamlico County, Pender County, Wayne County.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/AND ABILITIES: Candidate must have the ability to knowledgeably relate to a variety of stakeholder groups including business/industry representatives from trainers to top management in large companies, K-12 leadership and support positions, community college leaders, and community leaders.  Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and the internet required.  The candidate must have the ability to utilize a CRM, schedule and manage meetings in an on-line platform or face-to-face and must be able to perform public speaking. Must be able to prioritize and schedule daily activities in a timely manner. 

PREFERENCES: Familiarity with high school career and technical education programs and/or community college dual enrollment preferred. A strong candidate will have a background in higher education, school counseling, career development facilitation, work-based learning programs or workforce development.

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