Workforce Development Coordinator at MACNY



Req #: 1966
Type: Regular Full-Time

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The Workforce Development Coordinator will be a team member of MACNY'S Workforce Development team and will provide services in support of Partners Education and Business and the Manufacturers Association of CNY.


* Represent MACNY and PEB programs to employers and educators and heighten awareness within the region about the organizations' purpose. This includes enhancing existing and developing new partnerships
* Represent MACNY and PEB in related organizations (CNY STEM Hub, CNY Technology Sector)
* Serve on P-TECH Steering Committees as required.
* Participate in MACNY and PEB Events, including Manufacturing Day (in alignment with State and National celebrations) and PEB Annual Award
* Solicit participation in program activities from employers for mentoring, presentations, job shadowing, internships, and ultimately employment.
* Prepare schedules, work-based learning calendars and reports as necessary.
* Author newsletter and magazine articles representing the Workforce Development Team as requested.
* Work with Subject Matter Experts (SME's) as needed to help develop new materials.
* Build relationships with educators and manufactures to develop youth apprenticeship and apprenticeship opportunities for students and companies. 
* Assist with the enrollment of apprentices to include maintenance in the appropriate systems for those individuals.
* Maintain apprenticeship records, both internally and externally, to include company training records and DOL reporting criteria
* Share information and guidance regarding the benefits of an apprenticeship program with students, educators, and industry leaders through participation in business and industry events and gatherings.
* This position will report to both the Associate Director of PEB and the Associate Director of Apprenticeship


* Working conditions are typical for an office environment.
* Willingness to work a flexible schedule with occasional overtime, and/or evening work. 
* Salary plus full benefit package including health, dental, life and disability plans, employer contribution to 401k, paid time off and more.
* Local travel within the CNY area

A background check will be required


* Education: Bachelor's Degree preferred.
* Experience in a teaching or training role.  
* Practical knowledge of career and educational options desired 
* Strong computer skills including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases.
* Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
* Experience with social media and electronic media and communication platforms (e.g., Microsoft Teams, Zoom)

MACNY employment practices and procedures and conditions of employment are administered without discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, national origin, ancestry, genetic characteristics, medical conditions, status as a victim of domestic violence, veteran status, special disabled veteran or disability, or non-job-related felony conviction record (or any other legally protected status) including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, promotion, training, compensation, benefits, retention and termination in accordance with applicable federal laws.
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