Trade & Industry Coordinator
Job Vacancy Notice: 1/11/2013
JOB SUMMARY: This individual makes personal visits to companies and sponsoring entities to identify training needs, including apprenticeships and sponsorships. Promotes Hawkeye Community College, and workforce, and economic development programs to companies and communities. Works with companies and Hawkeye Community College staff to develop training needs assessments and determine the training needs. Communicates and coordinates with contract training staff for times, lengths, and locations of classes after company needs assessment has been developed. Participates with other staff in the coordination and set-up of equipment, facilities, and scheduling of instructors and personnel to provide training at company and college locations. Assists instructors with selection and customization of curriculum and materials to ensure applicable guidelines are met. Collaborates with college staff to design, implement, and evaluate standard and customized technical training activities, courses, and programs. Researches and recommends the purchase of appropriate training curriculum and equipment for the delivery of technical training. Prepares and submits class outlines and cost proposals. Coordinates the delivery of general public offerings and multi-company training programs. Orders and maintains specialized instructional equipment. Designs, develops, constructs, or provides direction in construction of training equipment and instructional aids. Prepares and monitors budgets for areas of credit and non-credit programs. Collaborates with college staff and company personnel to develop appropriate company training plans funded through the Iowa New Jobs Training Program (Iowa Grant) opportunities. Participates with college staff in the preparation of State and federal training programs for the delivery of workforce development initiatives. Cooperates with support staff for accurate record keeping of training programs as prescribed by Hawkeye Community College. Serves on college committees at local and state level and participates in team meetings. Exhibits and facilitates team behaviors. Performs other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS: A combination of seven years of higher education and directly related work experience. Preferences include work experience in industrial electronic and electrical systems, plumbing/HVAC, construction, and hydraulic/fluid power. Ability to plan and supervise the work of instructors. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Ability to work with diverse groups. Ability to lead and participate in project teams. Computer skills in both application programs and the usage of computers in a technical training environment. Ability to travel to and from work sites and meetings, day and evenings.
EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Part-time position opening with a choice of retirement programs--IPERS (defined benefit) or TIAA-CREF (defined contribution). Salary will be commensurate with the applicant’s education and experience.
Application materials are required and must be received in the Human Resource Services office by 4:00pm Central Time .
Veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
If you are in need of any special accommodation in completing the application process, please notify Human Resource Services.
Human Resource Services
Hawkeye Center 101