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Manager, Apprenticeship Programs
Prairie State College in Chicago Heights, Illinois
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Date Posted March 12, 2018
Admin-Sponsored Programs, Grants, and Contracts
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled

Posting Details


Posting Number S0122P
Classification Staff
DBM Rating C42
Position Number 3COET12
Position Title Manager, Apprenticeship Programs
Position Type Managerial
Status of Position Staff - Full Time
Union Non-Union
FLSA Exempt
Position Summary

Manages/coordinates the development and execution of Prairie State College -owned apprenticeship programs. Builds and maintains positive relationships with faculty, college personnel, and employers and employees to effectively promote PSCApprenticeship programs and provide support for employers and employees to ensure success.

Reporting and Supervisory Relationships

Direct reporting relationship to the Vice President, Community and Economic Development.

Essential Responsibilities

1. Coordinates and administers apprenticeship agreements and is the point of contact and liaison with the apprentices and their employers.

2. Promotes and coordinates apprenticeship training in accordance with the standards outlined by the Department of Labor (DOL) and Prairie State College (PSC).

3. Registers apprentices and monitors their progress throughout the apprenticeship program. Coordinates learner/employer visits and reviews.

4. Provides academic and career advisement and case management for students who are participating in a PSC Apprenticeship program. Provides students the tools and resources to navigate their experience at PSC.

5. Ensures all regulatory standards related to the programs are maintained by employers and ensure all contractual requirements are fulfilled.

6. Compiles and evaluates statistical data on apprentice performance, overall and timely success, and make recommendations and take action as necessary to achieve agreed objectives.

7. Participates in regular meetings with employers and employees to ensure progress consistency, quality and support is maintained.

8. Markets apprentice vacancies through local mediums.

9. Uses a CRM (salesforce) to maintain up to date information about employer contact, visits etc.

10. Apply for relevant apprenticeship completion certifications; submit records to the DOL and adheres to compliance regulations and that they are in line with DOLrequirements.

11. Co-ordinate and participate in events, evenings and promotional activities as required to promote apprenticeship programs.

12. Develops new apprenticeship programs with faculty and employers as the industry dictates.

13. Seeks additional funding opportunities that will assist in the success of PSCapprenticeship programs.

14.Maintains effective positive relationships with participants, co-workers, program partners, referral sources, and employers.

15. Attends conferences, workshops, seminars, and meetings to enhance skills pertinent to this positions responsibility.

16. Serves on committees, internal and external, as applicable to the position’s requirements.

17. Other duties as may be reasonably required by the college.

Other Duties and Responsibilities  
Working Conditions/Physical Requirements

Employee is subject to indoor work, protected from weather conditions. Work is sedentary in nature and involves exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently/constantly in order to life, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.

Minimum Qualifications

1. Bachelor Degree.
2. Four years of experience in program development and coordination.
3. One year of experience in working with employers regarding Training.
4. One year of sales experience.
5. Well-developed organizational, interpersonal and communication skills as well as the ability to make effective presentations.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Master Degree.
2. Experience working in a community college.
3. Advanced knowledge of the Apprenticeship Model of Training.

Anticipated Work Hours and Days

Monday – Friday 8:00am – 4:30pm
Some evenings as necessary

Posting Date 03/09/2018
Closing Date  
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

All applications must be submitted electronically through Prairie State College website.

*Please mention to employers when applying for this job*
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