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Training/Education and Special Project Coordinator

EDSI Allentown, PA

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Scope of Position

Provide customer-centered services designed to educate, enhance and provide workforce development training services to program participants. In addition to these responsibilities, assist with unique projects implementation and the facilitation of designated program initiatives associated with the overall functions aligned with special grant requirements.

Essential Functions

  • Serve as a primary liaison with training providers to develop new and nurture existing provider partnerships that grow education and training opportunities for participants
  • Educate participants to the advantages of upskilling to broaden employment opportunities and enhanced career path options
  • Ensure approved and current information regarding the Eligible Training Provider's List is available to program participants and staff
  • Maintain and disseminate approved vendor information and performance outcomes to staff and participants as appropriate
  • Facilitate group and individual assessment, eligibility and training information sessions for program participants to explore potential training opportunities
  • Participate in the assessment of participant marketability skills to determine training suitability and facilitate appropriate referral
  • Review participant training needs, industry hiring patterns and High Priority Occupations to assist with career exploration and the identification of aligned career pathways
  • Assist with the completion and review of individual training account packets to ensure all necessary documents are present and in compliance with training requirements
  • Provide timely reports for Program Managers to include pipeline of potential training candidates, available training programs and training providers
  • Consult with Career Advisors as to support services necessary to achieve optimal outcomes
  • Maintain detailed documentation of all contacts in the state's system of record per contact requirements
  • Support off-site events and CareerLink satellite site locations
  • Assist management with the coordination and implementation of designated initiatives, projects and special grants awarded by funder
  • Provide expertise and initiate best practice processes for designated projects, events or activities integral to successful accomplishment of project goals
  • Plan, market, implement and track customized benchmarks of projects to meet the specific needs of grant/special initiatives
  • Facilitate, promote and provide monthly follow up reports pertaining to special grants/projects
  • Attend weekly and quarterly team meetings aligned with special grants
  • Track progress for individual and team targets using appropriate platforms and databases

Required Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in education, human services, business or related area is preferred, or an acceptable combination of education and experience
  • Demonstrated ability to apply a positive approach when working with customers
  • Excellent organizational, communication, analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Must have notable experience in a team-oriented environment
  • Must have clean driving record and reliable transportation
  • A working knowledge of Microsoft Suite



Allentown, PA
18109 USA



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