Coordinator, Work-Based Learning
POSITION: Coordinator, Work-Based Learning
DEPARTMENT: Workforce Development
DIVISION: Academic Affairs
REPORTS TO: Director, Workforce Development
PLACEMENT: Professional, S08
MINIMUM PAY RATE:t$52,618 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.
Coordinate the activities of the Registered Apprenticeship and
work-based learning programs. Provide program oversight and
coordinate services to meet the needs of area employers to ensure
student success. Establish internal (JJC) and external
(community-based) partnerships to support recruitment and retention
of employers and apprentice participants.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Direct all Registered Apprenticeship and work-based learning
programs and services; formulate its goals and policies; determine
its objectives and establish standards of performance.
2. Envision the strategic plan, determine the strategies, and
implement actions to ensure realization of mission and
3. Manage and maintain documentation and submission of appropriate
documentation for DOL Registered Apprenticeships and unregistered
apprenticeships. Ensure all apprenticeship requirements are met
serving as the mediator between all employers and the apprentices.
Review DOL and grant requirements to identify processes and
understand documentation requirements.
4. Develop and implement strategies for outreach, recruitment and
retention of employers and apprentices for Joliet Junior College’s
apprenticeship programs. Design and develop brochures, fliers and
general informational materials to promote the program. Participate
in career fairs and make presentations to targeted audiences.
5. Develop and foster professional relationships with industry,
Department of Labor, Economic Development and Chamber groups,
Advisory Committees members, community groups and
6. Negotiate and prepare contracts and payment schedules for
apprenticeship and work-based learning programs and Training Agents
(Employers). Conduct site visits to ensure Department of Labor and
grant audit guidelines are being met. Review and maintain employer
and apprentices progress reports and record keeping systems.
7. Interview, assess, counsel and advise students and apprentices
in establishing educational and career goals. Advise students on
degree options and assist students in the enrollment process
including preparing schedules of related technical training.
Conduct transcript evaluations. Monitor apprentice progress and
update Apprenticeship student and employer data including internal
and external apprenticeship databases and other reporting documents
8. Create a streamlined process to work with employers to be part
of JJC’s Registered Apprenticeship and work-based learning
9. Collaborate with faculty to recruit new apprenticeship and
work-based learning students, presenting in classrooms and at high
10. Participate and/or attend meetings and collaborate in the
quarterly apprenticeship consortium meetings. Attend all
apprenticeship related trainings and events. Preparing, leading,
and presenting as necessary.
11. Maintain apprenticeship and work-based learning student files
including all correspondence relating to apprenticeship
application, employer placement process, yearlong work experience,
relevant coursework, and grading documents.
12. Maintain a comprehensive communication plan with employers and
13. Prepare and provide oral and written reports to grant
personnel. Maintain data and report on apprentice records,
including enrollments, completions and transcription; as well as
employer documentation on competencies and salary schedules for the
14. Other duties as assigned.
1. Bachelor’s Degree; or in lieu of a Bachelor’s Degree, must have
an Associate’s Degree or equivalent, plus two (2) years'
2. Strong personal computer and technology skills and knowledge of
Microsoft Office suite.
3. Strong interpersonal, communication, time, project management
and organizational skills.
4. 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
5. Demonstrated commitment to the college’s core values of respect
and inclusion, sustainability, integrity, collaboration, humor and
well-being, innovation and quality.
1. Direct experience with Registered Apprenticeship programs.
2. Three (3) years of work experience in higher education, grant
and/or workforce development programs.
3. English and Spanish verbal and written communication
4. Demonstrated multicultural competence.
1. Normal office physical demands.
2. Ability to travel between campus locations and to and from
3. Ability to travel in state.
1. Duties are performed indoors in the usual office and/or outdoor
2. Local travel required. Access to reliable transportation and
willingness to work a flexible schedule, including some evening
and/or weekend hours required.
3. This is a grant-funded position. The funding is set to expire on
June 30, 2022 and may not be renewed.
PLEASE INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING ITEMS WITH YOUR
• A cover letter with your interest in being considered for the
• Unofficial Transcripts (must be included)
Full Time/Part Time:
Union (If Applicable):
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