The Instructor will work closely with a team of instructors and Project Developers and Case Managers to implement workforce development programs for LA County residents with high barriers to employment to qualify for specific jobs offered by the County of LA as the employer partner. The Instructor will facilitate workshops and instruct modules related to generic and specific skills needed to successfully apply and obtain a job. The specific jobs will vary based on vacancies in the County of Los Angeles departments and special projects. WERC Project Developers and Curriculum Developers will customize the curricula for the specific job. The Instructor, as part of the team, will assist in the selection and development of appropriate assessment and training materials. The position may be full-time, part-time or hourly depending on the interest and skills of the candidate. Employment at 80 – 100% time comes with a comprehensive benefits package. Salary is based upon experience, but is highly competitive compared to other non-profit employers. Primary office location is just west of downtown Los Angeles. Parking is provided.
SAMPLE DUTIES WILL INCLUDE:
Participating in training needs assessment using various techniques, conducting training (at multiple sites around Los Angeles County) for groups of up to 50 participants using alternative and non-traditional methodologies appropriate and effective for working with adult learners, coordinating with the Project Developer in preparing and/or selecting education materials, and assisting with developing and/or evaluating new curricula and program designs.
QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS WILL HAVE:
A minimum of two years of experience in teaching adults over 18 years of age, workforce development training, or facilitating educational programs with labor or employer organizations; working knowledge of practices and techniques used in adult and worker education; experience with adult learners from diverse backgrounds; ability to work as a team member in a joint labor/management setting; ability to travel to sites within Los Angeles County to conduct training, and work within broadly flexible hours which may include some weekends and evenings; excellent communication and organizational skills; ability to quickly adapt to changed circumstances.
Excellent salary, and a comprehensive benefits package for full-time positions.
Minimum Education Required