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Coordinator, Contract Training

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Coordinator, Contract Training

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POSITION TITLE:tCoordinator, Contract Training
STATUS: Full Time
DEPARTMENT: Corporate & Community Services tt
DIVISION: Academic Affairs
CLASSIFICATION: Exempt
UNION: Non-Union
REPORTS TO: Manager, Corporate & Community Services
PLACEMENT: Professional Staff Grade S09
MINIMUM PAY RATE:t$56,827 annually

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The student population at the college is diverse in ethnicity, gender, language, age and background. Joliet Junior College is an AA/EO employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of its staff.

POSITION SUMMARY
This position is responsible for coordinating the concurrent development and delivery of multiple, customized training programs for a variety of businesses and organizations. Implements grant funding to help business and industry off-set the cost of training programs in addition to utilizing grant funds to develop new programs to the community through short-term training initiatives. Must be entrepreneurial, bottom line performance driven, customer focused, and learner centered; able to “sell” and negotiate to achieve mutual goals.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Coordinate the concurrent development and delivery of multiple, custom designed instructional programs and services for district businesses and organizations.
2. Formulate specifications for and write complete training courses; propose both content and costs in written proposal formats to management and district businesses and organizations.
3. Consult with district businesses on the full range of JJC and CCS programs and services; visit businesses on an ongoing basis. Recommend actions to address needs; make appropriate referral and ensure linkage.
4. Consult with businesses on hiring job training graduates; develop training plans for new hires based upon skill gaps; secure training cost funding where appropriate; monitor adherence to plan and take corrective actions to ensure job retention. Seek out supplemental sources of funding for both employers and trainees; monitor activities for adherence to rules, regulations, and procedures.
5. Visit employers on an ongoing basis to promote programs and services, sell training, build relationships, and establish active two-way communications. Facilitate higher education opportunities.
6. Assess training needs through needs analysis and training audits; consult with subject matter experts, instructional designers, company representatives, department chairs, instructors, and WIA staff, to design and develop the appropriate training curriculum.
7. Apply psychological principles of message design, media, selection, materials specifications, adult learning theory, and perception, memory, behavior and cognitive learning theories to training course development.
8. Act as Project Manager for industry contract training programs.
9. Develop training proposals; define deliverables and costs of deliverables; make presentations to company representatives. Oversee and/or monitor the development of training programs. Manage and/or advise on the contract negotiations with external consultants and trainers. Monitor the delivery of training; ensure adherence to the high standards of instructional quality; serve as the liaison for the company and the trainees.
10. Conduct follow-up visits with company officials to obtain feedback, demonstrate care and concern, and ascertain next level of training needs. Conduct evaluations of training initiatives; complete all post training paperwork requirements; ensure the company is invoiced; recommend enhancements for future projects.
11. Market and sell contract training services and credit hour courses to the appropriate constituencies; work with Department Chairs; assess and secure staff, equipment, and technology needs. Create and strengthen partnerships; promoting strong synergy; improve economic development foundations.
12. Continually conduct needs assessments of district businesses through various methods including focus groups, informational seminars, surveys and field research; synthesize and re-evaluate strategic planning; support market-driven approach.
13. Collaborate with other department coordinators and the Contract Training Specialist to complete contracts, training and invoices.
14. Work closely with the Entrepreneur & Business Center to provide contract training to local businesses.
15. Perform related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
1. Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, or related area.
2. One (1) year of experience either in developing and writing instructional training programs or in other training related work.
3. Knowledge of training and development. Demonstrated experience in sales, writing contracts, and negotiation skills.
4. Strong organizational and project management skills.
5. Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
6. Ability to work well with clients and business customers.
7. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with other members of the college and community, displaying cultural competence as well as emotional intelligence.
8. Demonstrated commitment to the college’s core values of respect and inclusion, sustainability, integrity, collaboration, humor and well-being, innovation and quality.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
1. Three (3) years selling customized training to business and industry.
2. English and Spanish verbal and written communication proficiency.
3. Demonstrated multicultural competence.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
1. Normal office physical demands.
2. Evening and/or weekends commensurate with demand.
3. Access to transportation for local travel required.
4. Ability to travel between campus locations and to and from community events.

WORKING CONDITIONS
1. Duties are performed indoors in the usual office environment.

PLEASE INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING ITEMS WITH YOUR APPLICATION:
• Resume
• A cover letter with your interest in being considered for the position.
• Unofficial Transcripts (must be included)

Full Time/Part Time:

Full time

Union (If Applicable):

Scheduled Hours:

40
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