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Transition to Employment Coordinator
Summary
Title:Transition to Employment Coordinator
ID:194
Department:TAACCCT - T4E Grant
Division:Academic Affairs
Location:Technical Education Center
Closing Date:03/04/2013
Description
TRANSITION TO EMPLOYMENT COORDINATOR FOR T4E GRANT (TAACCCT)
 
KCKCC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and
encourages applications from minorities.
 
The Transition to Employment (TTE) Coordinator is responsible for supporting the activities of the Department of Labor TAACCCT grant awarded to KCKCC for its Training for Employment (T4E) proposal.  He/She will work closely with business and industry and advisors to develop jobs, to provide feedback from industry, to help satisfy industry hiring needs, and to coordinate a full range of TTE activities. The individual must have the ability to successfully coordinate complex projects and have a successful history of interfacing with industry, employment issues, and students. This is a grant-funded position, which will be sustained by KCKCC after the duration of the grant. The TTE Coordinator will report directly to the Project Manager.
 
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  1. Develop relationship with industry partners and inform them about the T4E grant.
  2. Coordinate a full range of student support functions in conjunction with the Advising Coordinator.
  3. Work with grant-related personnel to assure that program participants receive support to become employed.
  4. Adhere to grant requirements including reporting, activities, marketing, and procurement.
  5. Ensure all responsibilities are met in a timely manner.
  6. Adhere to grant management best practices and follow guidelines and recommendations of the Federal Grant Management Handbook.
  7. Coordinate the implementation of mandatory orientation sessions for T4E participants.
  8. Support grant and participant evaluation processes as directed by the Project Manager.
  9. Create and coordinate information distributed through the Online Portal.
  10. Engage with industry to assess their hiring needs, create and support internships, and develop training for T4E participants.
  11. Collaborate with industry advisory boards, workforce system partners, and college staff.
  12. Participate in career, industry, and other workforce-related activities, some of which may meet after standard business hours.
  13. All other duties as assigned.
 
SUPERVISOR RESPONSIBILITIES
  1. None
 
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 
 
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
  1. Ability to successfully coordinate complex, grant-funded projects.
  2. Ability to develop and maintain successful, collaborative relationships with all grant personnel and external partners, including those in business and industry.
  3. Possess excellent leadership and communication skills.
  4. Ability to organize projects and operate under the pressure of deadlines. 
  5. Ability to use software packages, such as word processing, spreadsheets, databases, email, presentation, and participant management software.
  6. Good human relations and interpersonal communication skills, to include maintaining composure under fast-paced changes and requests.
  7. Ability to work with individuals with various ethnic backgrounds, social circumstances, and abilities.
  8. Ability to write clearly and effectively.
  9. Ability to communicate in a pleasant demeanor by telephone and in person with a variety of individuals.
  10. Work with minimal supervision and initiate work projects independently.
  11. Maintain confidentiality when required.
  12. Enforce KCKCC policies and procedures.
 
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
  1. One or more years of grant coordination experience, preferably in institutions of higher education.
  2. Minimum of bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree preferred.
  3. Two years of experience in construction, green construction, advanced manufacturing, or related areas, such as the skilled trades, strongly preferred.
 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
  1. Able to sit for long periods of time.
  2. Be able to grasp, reach and use fingers and hands to use computers.
  3. Must be able to hear phone.
  4. Must be able to visit and move through construction sites and other hard-hat areas.
 
SALARY:             $45,000/yr, plus fringe benefits.    
If a current KCKCC employee is selected for this position, consideration will be given to his/her current salary.
 
APPLY BY:          First review of applications will take place on March 4, 2013.        
 
PLEASE NOTE:  INTERVIEWS MAY BE SCHEDULED VIA EMAIL.
 
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