Location: Worcester, MA Category: Education Posted On: Sun Feb 21 2021 Job Description:
GENERAL STATEMENT OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Apprenticeship Coordinator is responsible for developing and implementing program strategies for employer and student outreach, recruitment, retention and advising for Apprenticeship Programs. Incumbent functions as liaison between industry and Quinsigamond Community College as well as various local and state organizations. The Apprenticeship Coordinator travels throughout the local area in order to grow and support apprenticeship initiatives at Quinsigamond Community College.
Reports to the Dean of Workforce Development & Continuing Education
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Works with a variety of state agency leadership, business leaders, and local stakeholders to coordinate apprenticeship expansion efforts, including working with businesses and state agency staff to develop and maintain Registered Apprenticeship Programs.
Oversees the implementation of the Apprenticeship programs in multiple locations and industry verticals.
Functions as QCC primary liaison with the Massachusetts Division of Apprenticeships standards
Confers with Deans and faculty to identify training needs to be incorporated into the required RTI component of the Registered Apprenticeship Program
Plays an active role in the development, promotion and expansion of Apprenticeship partnerships among QCC and employers in Central Massachusetts
Reviews and evaluates training and apprenticeship programs for compliance with government standards.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in Adult learning or similar curriculum preferred.
3-5 years' experience managing an apprenticeship program and/or experience working with the Massachusetts Division of Apprenticeships Standards or other similar agency.
Strong understanding of legislation and regulations in support of apprenticeship programs, and a working knowledge of applicable government policies and priorities and other agency mandates.
Driver's License and ability to travel to sites throughout Massachusetts.
Strong computer skills including operating knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Outlook).
Experience with grant writing and/or grants management.
Ability to work and/or manage cross-functional teams made up of internal and external partners.
Exceptional written and oral communication skills.
Knowledge of design, development, and delivery of training and learning events.
Demonstrated ability to act proactively and independently.
Bi-lingual ability a plus.
$40.00 per hour. No benefits apply. Part-time(Grant-Funded position). Position starts March through August with the possible of extension.
QCC was established in 1963 to provide access to higher education to residents of Central Massachusetts. Since the early 60s, enrollment has grown from 300 to over 13,000 full and part-time day and evening students served. Over 120 associate degree and certificate career options in Business, Healthcare, Technology, Liberal Arts, and Human Services. The College also offers a wide variety of non-credit courses, workshops, and seminars through its Center for Workforce Development and Continuing Education. In addition, over 300 noncredit and nearly 35 credit courses are offered online.In addition to its main campus on West Boylston Street in Worcester, the College has program locations in downtown Worcester at its Healthcare and Workforce Development Center, at the Senior Center in Worcester (Hospitality & Recreation Management), Burncoat High School in Worcester (Automotive Technology), and in Marlborough at Assabet Valley, and Southbridge.QCC is especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, and/or services, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the college academic community.