The Project Director will manage and oversee a four-year project to strengthen and expand health care sector apprenticeships. This position will establish, monitor, and provide staff supervision and oversight to ensure that initiative activities are fully implemented with measurable outcomes. The Director will facilitate and ensure effective partnership management, communications, fiscal management and accountability, facility, administrative support and provision of equipment, adaptive technologies, counseling, reporting and ongoing evaluation required to implement and sustain the NJ HealthWorks Project. This position will also lead the Employer and Consortium Advisory Councils as described in the grant project.
Responsibilities include: Developing strong working relationships with all Consortium partners, employers, and state/county partners to expand knowledge of and access to apprenticeship, promoting and expanding service delivery and resource sharing; interpreting and clarifying state and federal policies governing apprenticeship training programs, and will provide information and assistance to trainees, training providers, and companies interested in registering an apprenticeship program or DOL & industry-recognized apprenticeship program; operational oversight to ensure the successful implementation of project activities and attainment of outcomes; recommending solutions to identified impediments to the Advisory Councils for discussion and resolution; meeting with staff to ensure that barrier-free career pathways are provided for individuals underrepresented in health care professions to access training and certification opportunities, education, academic counseling, and support services needed to enroll in and complete apprenticeships in health care in-demand occupations.
Relevant Master’s degree in Business, Education or related Health Profession. PhD/EdD degree preferred. Minimum of 5-7 years experience in health professions, professional development, career placement, internship or related experience; grant management and apprenticeship experience preferred; experience in and leadership of community college and/or career and technical education, direction of grant funded projects, development and coordination of resource networks, and related initiatives a plus. Work history in private industry and/or higher education preferred.
Preferred Skills: Large grantproject development and program management experience; extensive experience required in leadership, planning, implementation, and adherence to project budgets in order to meet contract deliverables and ensure successful completion of large, complex, grant-funded and high-priority projects.
All interested candidates should send a letter of intent (including the jobcode GHW-Project Director) curriculum vitae, salary requirements, and three professional references with current contact information. Send materials by email with the appropriate job code in the subject line to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bergen Community College
Department of Human Resources
400 Paramus Road, Room A-316
Paramus, New Jersey 07652
About Bergen Community College
Founded in 1965 to satisfy the region’s need for a convenient, affordable and comprehensive higher education destination, Bergen Community College now enrolls nearly 17,000 students in its academic degree programs. The College’s three sites in Paramus (main campus), Hackensack (Ciarco Learning Center) and Lyndhurst (Bergen Community College at the Meadowlands) serve more than 32,000 students in degree, continuing education and adult education programs.