Associate Director of Apprenticeships & Custom Training

Employer
Washburn University
Location
Kansas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jul 1, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Adult & Continuing Education Programs, Curriculum & Instructional Development, Other Academic Affairs, Business & Administrative Affairs, Other Business & Administrative Affairs, Community Relations & Institutional Outreach
Employment Type
Full Time


Position Details

Position Information

Position Title

Associate Director of Apprenticeships & Custom Training

Position Number

New pending FY23 Budget approval

Position Summary

The Associate Director of Apprenticeships and Custom Training is responsible for the creation, implementation and management of the Washburn University Institute of Technology (Washburn Tech) registered apprenticeship program.

Essential Job Functions of Position
  • Develop, establish and coordinate registered apprenticeship programs for Washburn Tech.
  • Cultivate, engage and encourage area business and industry partners to participate in apprenticeships and custom training opportunities.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact and liaison with apprentices, instructors, employers, sponsors, and the Kansas Department of Commerce Registered Apprenticeship office for class logistics (registration, contracts, payments, attendance, grades, etc.).
  • Respond to queries from employers, students, and the general public concerning apprenticeship programs.
  • In collaboration with academic managers, maintain apprentice schedule, attendance, grade, and course/program completion records. Disseminate information as required to various stakeholders.
  • Provide case management services for apprentices, clarify program requirements, and create academic plans. Coordinate class registration for new and returning apprentices.
  • Assist in ensuring the third-party payment authorization process is implemented for applicable apprentices/sponsors.
  • Research grants and other funding opportunities to support custom training and apprenticeship program.
  • Work with leadership within the department to produce custom training activities for area business and industry partners.
  • Actively participate in program advisory committees as assigned.
  • Work closely with the Kansas Department of Commerce Registered Apprenticeship office to get new apprenticeships registered.
  • Work with area companies and organizations to establish new apprenticeships Attend required meetings and in-service activities.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned or as appropriate.
Non-Essential Job Functions of Position

Education and Experience

Required Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in education, business, or related field. A combination of education and occupational experience in apprenticeship-related programming may be considered.
Two (2) years of work experience as a manager or higher in business or higher education apprenticeship programming
Three (3) years of work experience in developing curricula or training programs for educational or industry workforce sectors.
Experience with state and federal workforce grants and apprenticeship programs.
Supervisory experience

Preferred Qualifications
Master’s degree in education, business, or related field
Five (5) years of work experience in business or higher education apprenticeship programming at the manager or higher level.
Five (5) years of work experience in developing curricula or training programs for educational or industry workforce sectors.
Three (3) years of experience with state and federal workforce grants and apprenticeship programs.
Three (3) years of supervisory experience

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Licenses, Certifications & Registrations

Valid driver’s license with a record acceptable to university standards

Additional Requirements (e.g. Physical Demands)

Campus Security Authority

No

Special Instructions to Applicant

Advertised Pay

Competitive

Work Schedule

Regular Business Hours

Benefits
  • After completing one year of service in a benefits-eligible position, the University will contribute an amount equal to 10% of base pay into an employee’s defined contribution plan with TIAA .
  • After one year of continuous employment, eligible employees may officially enroll in University courses for credit or audit without paying applicable tuition and fees. Law School Courses excluded.
  • For an overview of the excellent benefits package, Washburn provides employees visit Washburn benefits.
Full-time/Part-time

Full Time

Average Hours per Week

40+

Months per Year

12

FLSA

Exempt

FTE

1.0

EEO Statement

Washburn is an EOE and is dedicated to providing a student-centered and teaching-focused academic and work environment. We seek candidates who are committed to Washburn’s efforts to create a campus climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body, and we encourage applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented and/or marginalized in higher education.

Washburn University provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or marital or parental status.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number

S0414P

Background Check Required?

Yes

Driving History Checked?

Yes

Drug Screen Required?

No

Anticipated Start Date

Position End Date (if temporary)

For earliest consideration apply by

07/15/2022

Posting Close Date

Open Until Filled?

Yes

Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting

https://washburn.peopleadmin.com/postings/4773
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is your highest level of education?
    • High School Diploma/GED
    • Certificate
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • Education Specialist (Ed.S.)
    • Doctorate Degree
  2. * How many years of experience do you have with registered or non-registered apprenticeships?
    • 0 years
    • 1-4 years
    • 5- 9 years
    • 10+ years
  3. * How many years of work experience do you have in developing curricula or training programs for educational or industry workforce sectors?
    • 0-2 years
    • 3-4 years
    • 5-9 years
    • 10+ years
  4. * How many years of experience do you have as a manager or higher in business or higher education?
    • 0-1 year
    • 2-4 years
    • 5-9 years
    • 10+ years
  5. * Do you have experience with state and federal workforce grants?
    • No experience
    • Little Experience ( less than a year)
    • Some Experience ( 1-2 years)
    • Experience (3-5 years)
    • Advanced Experience (6+ years)
  6. * Do you have experience supervising employees?
    • Yes
    • No
Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts
  2. Certificate(s)
  3. Professional License


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