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Training Programs Coordinator

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Published 12 days ago

The Community Learning Center (CLC) empowers a diverse community of adult learners to transform their lives and realize their potential through education, skills development, and community participation. Students are predominantly low-income Cambridge residents, come from a variety of ethnic, linguistic, and racial backgrounds, and are currently enrolled in English or Adult Basic Education or training.

The Training Programs Coordinator’s position is a full-time position responsible for administrative leadership, strengthening and development of partnerships, program development, student support, and direct service. The ideal candidate is a leader who has a commitment to racial equity, an understanding of the challenges that adult learners face, and a vision for collaborations and supports to promote and advance the CLC’s mission and core values. Administrative and program development tasks will occupy approximately 20 hours per week, while direct service (teaching and advising) will encompass the remaining hours. The Training Programs Coordinator will report to the Assistant Director for Student Career Pathways and Collaborations.

The Training Programs Coordinator is responsible for overall coordination of multiple career pathway programs, teaching, recruitment of students, education and career advising, and developing/maintaining collaborative relationships. 

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Coordination & Administration

  • Overall planning and management of CLC’s training programs (CNA, IT, Transitions)
  • Conduct outreach and recruitment of students for specific career pipelines 
  • Conduct screening and assessments of students for class enrollment
  • Oversee implementation of curriculum development and alignment with program goals

Student Support

  • Provide career advising and job placement
  • Provide education advising; make appropriate referrals for other services 
  • Communicate regularly with teachers on student issues and goals
  • Teach weekly career awareness class; arrange for guest speakers 


Collaborations & Employer Engagement

  • Build and foster employer relationships to support various career pathways
  • Collaborate with community partners on industry-focused initiatives and programming
  • Attend relevant local, regional, and statewide meetings 

Leadership & Strategy

  • With Leadership Team, ensure that CLC’s Training Program’s strategic goals and objectives are met
  • Ensure that equity and inclusion are held as a priority in all CLC work and that practices are aligned with the CLC Strategic Plan
  • Develop and foster positive working relationships with, build rapport with, and motivate a diverse group of people to achieve their educational and career goals
  • Engage underserved communities towards industry-focused pipelines
  • Hire and supervise part-time program staff 

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

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience 
  • Strong organizational and technology skills
  • Experience advising a multi-cultural population 
  • Familiarity with postsecondary education, training programs and community resources 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills 
  • Commitment to participatory decision-making 
  • Experience in and/or willingness to work on issues concerning racial equity
  • The City of Cambridge’s workforce, like the community it serves, is diverse. Applicants must have the ability to work and interact effectively with individuals and groups with a variety of identities, cultures, backgrounds, and ideologies

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS: 

As an incoming Training Programs Coordinator, you will possess many, though perhaps not all, of the following characteristics and qualifications:

  • Experience working in Adult Education Programs
  • Knowledge of methods and materials used in adult basic education or equivalent
  • 3 years’ experience teaching adults or equivalent
  • Master’s degree in related field 
  • Experience in developing effective outreach strategies to reach underserved communities
  • Familiarity with the fields of Healthcare and Information Technology

HOURS OF WORK:                          37.5 hours per week, evening and day hours

RATE: $31.63 per hour. This is an 11-month per year position with salary paid over 12 months + excellent benefits.

 APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Submit both your resume and cover letter via email to: employment@cambridgema.gov or to the Personnel Dept, Room 309, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA 02139. Fax 617-349-4312. Resume and cover letter requested by 08/18/21, Position will remain open until filled. We are an AA/EEO Employer.



The Community Learning Center (CLC) empowers a diverse community of adult learners to transform their lives and realize their potential through education, skills development, and community participation. Students are predominantly…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required

Benefits

Excellent Municipal Benefit Package

Excellent Municipal Benefit Package

Location

On-site
51 Inman St, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA

How to Apply

Submit both your resume and cover letter via email to: employment@cambridgema.gov or to the Personnel Dept, Room 309, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA 02139. Fax 617-349-4312. Resume and cover letter requested by 08/18/21, Position will remain open until filled. We are an AA/EEO Employer.

Submit both your resume and cover letter via email to: employment@cambridgema.gov or to the Personnel Dept, Room 309, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA 02139. Fax…

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