The Apprentice Recruitment/Retention specialist is primarily responsible for developing and implementing program strategies for student outreach, networking, marketing and recruitment, admissions, and assisting with retention and advising for the Apprenticeship Programs.
- Responsible for assisting with recruiting individuals (16-24 years of age and employees) to participate in the Apprenticeship programs.
- Develop and maintain regional partnerships with business and industry, workforce and economic development agencies, and a variety of education and training organizations.
- Serve as primary point of contact for the student interested in the apprenticeship program.
- Present Apprenticeship programs to high schools, organizations, local employers, and CareerSource for recruitment efforts.
- Work closely with students in the application process, entering and tracking students in the NWFSC system, coordinating, scheduling, advising, and registering for classes.
- Coordinate with instructors on course scheduling, ordering course materials, and supporting program instruction.
- Develop and design a weekly, monthly, quarterly reporting system to collect students apprenticeship hours, track students, and submit on a timely basis to the grant administers.
- Work directly with Career Source, business and industry to develop the key elements of a registered apprenticeship program
- Develop relationships between the academic programs and apprenticeship training.
- Present workshops, informational meetings, and student orientation.
- As part of the College's risk management tool, annual mandatory compliance training is required.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor's degree related to duties required.
- Four (4) years of relevant work experience required; Workforce Development training, academic advising, and/or job placement preferred.
- Experience in developing and maintaining working relationships with industry partners, working with a school system, community college, an intermediary agency,
- Superior customer service skills and demonstrated availability to function professionally and efficiently in a fast-paced environment.
- Must possess a valid driver's license.
- Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
Classification: Professional II
Location: Niceville Campus
FLSA Status: Exempt
Application Deadline: July 30, 2021 (11:00 pm CST).