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Program Manager, Apprenticeship Integration

CareerWise
On-site, Work must be performed in or near New York, NY

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Job Type:Full Time
Salary:USD $70,000 - $90,000 / year

Description

Who We Are:

CareerWise New York (CWNY) is a first of its kind, modern youth apprenticeship based in New York City. Our approach offers high school students opportunities in growing NYC industries, such as IT, financial services, and business operations, and provides all apprentices with a practical learning experience to augment the classroom. For employers, CareerWise New York offers businesses a hands-on role in developing work-ready talent with the skills employers need to innovate and grow their business. 

CWNY borrows elements from the Swiss system, which is widely regarded as the gold standard in apprenticeship and ensures benefit to both students and businesses while serving as an intermediary between the complex systems of education and industry.  It is our mission to create opportunities for youth and businesses across NYC by developing and supporting an innovative, sustainable youth apprenticeship system. Through this business-led, student-centered model, we bring together public and private stakeholders to ensure students have access to the skills and knowledge they need for financial and academic success, and that businesses have access to highly trained talent.

Who We're Looking For:

The ideal candidate will have comprehensive experience in project management as well as impeccable relational and interpersonal skills to quickly build trust with all employer partners. This role is responsible for helping our clients effectively implement our youth apprenticeship program through excellent, responsive, and innovative client support. It also requires an individual that is a self-starter, who loves to solve challenging problems, and is comfortable working directly with clients. 

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Senior Director of Onboarding & Integration, The Program Manager, Apprenticeship Integration role will support our Enterprise Employers (EE’s) during a fixed period so they can more efficiently and effectively launch and manage the CWNY youth apprenticeship program. Under the direction of the senior director, the program integration manager will work closely with our client success managers (CSMs) and other internal stakeholders to support Enterprise Employer supervisors and ensure that they have a firm understanding of their roles and responsibilities within the program and are set up for success with their apprentices. Additionally, this role will work to understand the unique workplace needs and challenges of their portfolio of employers and provide the support necessary to enable them to deliver a high-quality work-based learning experience for apprentices. 

This is a full-time exempt position

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Under supervision of senior director, works closely with onboarding manager, education, and employer partnership teams on the launch and implementation of new youth apprenticeship programs 
  • Work closely with employer partnership team to develop deep understanding of the operating environment of the employer and translate those needs into a customized program integration and implementation plan  
  • Influence without formal authority; gain buy-in and follow-through for successful program execution
  • Support onboarding of supervisors, evaluate their effectiveness and provide solution to ensure they are providing a high level of rigor for apprentices
  • Manage communications with all stakeholders through organized processes to ensure that apprenticeship information is defined, collected, shared, understood, stored, and retrieved in a manner that effectively meets internal and external stakeholder needs. 
  • Work with supervisors to ensure clear understanding of the value of youth apprenticeship and best practices for supervising and supporting apprentices 
  • Create and manage project plans; drive closure on issues and gaps while maintaining focus on continuous improvement 
  • Provide suggestions, support, and resources for selecting, training, and supporting supervisors 
  • Assist with the onboarding of supervisors and apprentices into the Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP) 
  • Analyze data and utilize CWNY tools to monitor implementation progress 
  • Prepare supervisors to welcome and onboard new apprentices 
  • Prepare custom on-the-job training plans for supervisors, customized to employer needs, ensure supervisors have a deep understanding of CWNY tools and resources for supporting and tracking apprentice progress 
  • Work with employer and director of credentialing to map out related instruction for new occupations 
  • Ensure all learnings are documented and communicated to senior director for continuous improvement 
  • Unwavering commitment to service and social justice; willing to engage with and support colleagues and partners in addressing systemic barriers to youth success; personal commitment to young people growing up in low-income and marginalized communities 
  • Performs other duties as assigned 

Key qualifications and experience to be successful in this role:

  • 3+ years of workforce development, HR management, HRBP, or training & development  preferred 
  • Experience managing a team or individuals preferred
  • Self-motivated/self-starter with excellent work ethic
  • Ability to cultivate relationships and effectively collaborate with diverse groups of stakeholders
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, comfortable working at client site
  • Experience working with youth, particularly high school students is highly desirable
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Creative problem solving and critical thinking skills 
  • Ability to quickly synthesize complex ideas, align them with business priorities and devise actionable plan to accomplish goals
  • Ability to travel locally to client sites
  • Strong presentation skills and strong written skills
  • Demonstrated appetite to engage with DEI (Diversity, Equity and Inclusion work and conversations
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office, Google Suite, and Salesforce; project management certifications a plus
The above statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job being performed by employees assigned to this classification.  The duties listed are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required.  All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.  With the evolution of the organization and this role, the responsibilities of this position may change at any time.

Sound interesting?

We look forward to connecting soon!

In your cover letter, please answer the two questions below:

  1. Why are you interested in joining CareerWise?
  2. Why the Program Manager, Apprenticeship Integration role?

Location:

CareerWise is a hybrid workplace. This position will be based out of our New York office with three days per week in office.

Compensation:

The starting salary range for this role is: $70,000 - $90,000 annually; this role is not covered by the minimum wage and overtime provisions of the FLSA. CareerWise offers a generous benefits package including group medical, dental, and vision plans, 401k, supplemental insurance, disability, parental leave, PTO, professional development stipend, and (pre-tax) commuter benefit

CareerWise New York is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: CareerWise New York is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at CareerWise New York are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. CareerWise New York will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. CareerWise New York encourages applicants of all ages. CareerWise New York is committed to building a diverse staff and encourages applications from people of color. If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at: careers@careerwisenewyork.org


Who We Are:

CareerWise New York (CWNY) is a first of its kind, modern youth apprenticeship based in New York City. Our approach offers high school students opportunities in growing NYC industries, such as IT, financial services, and business…

Benefits

The starting salary range for this role is: $70,000 - $90,000 annually; this role is not covered by the minimum wage and overtime provisions of the FLSA. CareerWise offers a generous benefits package including group medical, dental, and vision plans, 401k, supplemental insurance, disability, parental leave, PTO, professional development stipend, and (pre-tax) commuter benefit

The starting salary range for this role is: $70,000 - $90,000 annually; this role is not covered by the minimum wage and overtime provisions of the FLSA. CareerWise offers a generous…

Location

On-site
New York, NY, USA

How to Apply

In your cover letter, please answer the two questions below:

  1. Why are you interested in joining CareerWise?
  2. Why the Program Manager, Apprenticeship Integration role?


In your cover letter, please answer the two questions below:

  1. Why are you interested in joining CareerWise?
  2. Why the Program Manager, Apprenticeship Integration role?


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