Education and Training Administrator


Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Details: The position is full-time with benefits. Salary will depend on experience.

Published:

04/13/2018

Application Deadline:

05/11/2018

Address

2200 Alaskan Way
Ste. 390
Seattle
Washington
98121
United States

Description

About Apprenti

Apprenti is a registered apprenticeship program powered by the Washington Technology Industry Association (WTIA). Apprenti trains future tech workers with an emphasis on underrepresented groups including women, minorities and veterans. Apprenti is an industry recognized, state and federally accredited program. Apprentices receive three to five months of immersive, full-time, industry recognized training before beginning one-year of paid on-the-job training with one of the program’s hiring partners. For more program information please visit www.ApprentiCareers.org.


Position Description

Under the supervision of the General Counsel and Education IP Manager, the Education and Training Administrator coordinates the day-to-day activities of Apprenti’s training programs and provides assistance with developing new training plans and apprenticeship roles. This position requires detailed organizational and operational abilities and the strongest candidates will have worked in entry-level or higher technical roles and desire a career shift, or have established careers in professional education with a clear interest in the tech sector.


Essential Duties

·     Assist in defining training needs and gather information needed for developing new apprenticeship roles or onboarding new Apprenti employers

·     Maintain program documentation on curriculum delivery and training outcomes

·     Track timelines, deliverables, modification requests, and contract status of training programs

·     Prepare contracts, obtain signatures, and ensure records are maintained

·     Answer or escalate questions from apprentices, employers, and program staff about training plans and status

·     Participate in weekly status updates for active training classes and refer issues to appropriate program staff for resolution or followup; occasionally conduct site visits with training providers

·     Research and interview potential training providers

·     Compile and analyze performance data for apprentices in training and collecting feedback from employers about future training plan changes

·     Other duties as assigned


Requirements

·     Professional experience or academic coursework in software, networking, information technology, or a related field

·     Clear interest in the technology sector and an understanding of or eagerness to learn about workforce needs, career paths, and the evolution of products, development methods, tools, and business needs of tech companies

·     Strong organizational skills and ability to develop, track, and coordinate project timelines and implementation details

·     Comfort in a fast-paced environment with overlapping and changing priorities to meet organizational needs

·     Excellent written and verbal communication skills to work with training providers, clients, and vendors

·     Demonstrated ability to manage technical and contractual details and information with high accuracy and attention to detail

·     Comfort with office software and productivity tools, such as Word, Excel, Dropbox, and Tableau


Desired Skills

·     Previous administrative or teaching experience working with adult learners

·     Curriculum development and design experience for professional education

·     Contract management experience

·     Familiarity with basic programming concepts in a modern language (e.g., Python, Swift, Java, C family, JavaScript) or willingness to learn

·     Statistics and data analysis ability


Salary:

This position is full-time with benefits. Salary will be commensurate with experience.


Qualified candidates should send a resume and cover letter detailing interest to:

apprenti@washingtontechnology.org


About the Washington Technology Industry Association (WTIA) Workforce Institute:

The WTIA Workforce Institute is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization created to drive workforce initiatives to assist under represented communities seeking to enter the technology industry. The Institute has partnered with the Washington Technology Industry Association (WTIA), Washington state’s unifying voice for the technology community, and the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries to operate Apprenti, a technology training and registered apprenticeship program.


The WTIA Workforce Institute is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We encourage persons of diverse backgrounds to apply.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

apprenti@washingtontechnology.org

http://apprenticareers.org

Please provide resume and cover letter in your application.


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