Project Hire-Ed Apprenticeship Recruiter (P/T Grant Funded), CPRE60061PHED

Illinois, United States
Salary Not specified
Oct 15, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time

To aid in the identification, cultivation, and recruitment of potential students for participation in the Project Hire-Ed™ Apprenticeship Program. Will serve as a liaison with WorkNet DuPage and support partnership opportunities and guidelines with students and employers.

  • Support the development of a recruiting plan and strategies to maximize outreach with potential students.
  • Meet with WorkNet DuPage partners to identify eligibility requirements and understand documentation requirements.
  • Create a streamlined process for students and employers to apply for WorkNet DuPage assistance.
  • In conjunction with the Manager of Project Hire-Ed, meet with external partners/advisors and College departments to identify and recruit potential student apprentices.
  • Generate lead lists utilizing existing leads and available resources.
  • Prepare marketing materials to reach potential students through text, phone, email, etc., for recruitment connection.
  • Connect with in-district community organizations and agencies to build a network of partners to support outreach efforts.
  • Maintain and update student lead lists on ongoing basis.
  • Support student Information Sessions for Project Hire-Ed™ and other events as needed.
  • Participate and assist, as appropriate, with strategic, annual and monthly planning.
  • Represent Project Hire-Ed™ and College of DuPage as an attendee or presenter at special events and networking opportunities to disperse apprenticeship information, promote employment opportunities and upcoming events.
  • Identify opportunities to work with government/business/service/private entities to enhance relationships with Project Hire-Ed™.
  • Support the application of grants and carryout grants in conjunction with Project Hire-Ed™ and College of DuPage Development and Grants Office relevant to apprenticeships.
  • Carry out additional duties, events, and programs as assigned.



  • Three to five (3-5) years of experience in a student support area with direct contact with students, recruitment or related field.
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail.
  • Excellent relationship building and student-facing skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively influence at multiple levels.
  • Demonstrable skills in public speaking/delivering presentations.
  • Must be self-directed and work well independently as well as part of a team.
  • Experience working in a collaborative manner with diverse constituencies.

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combinations of education and experience.



  • Direct interaction with college student population in a professional setting.
  • Experience with WIOA funding.
  • Experience with community organizations to support recruitment efforts.
  • Experience with a high volume, fast paced environment.


Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

20 hours a week. A combination of day, evening, and occasional weekend hours maybe be required to meet with employers.

General office environment and at employers’ location which may be a manufacturing environment.

This position requires a background check, motor vehicle report and drug screen.


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