The Project Director will manage and oversee a four-year project to strengthen and expand health care sector apprenticeships. The Director will plan, direct, coordinate and lead activities to ensure the goals, objectives, and all elements of the project are accomplished within the prescribed time frame and funding parameters. The Director will facilitate effective partnership management with 13 New Jersey college partners and ensure communications, fiscal management and accountability, as well as cost share requirements are met. Engages in monitoring of sub-recipient performance and prepares data and narrative for ongoing evaluation of performance against objectives as well as timely reporting required to implement and sustain the NJ HealthWorks Project.
Responsibilities include: Operational oversight to ensure the successful implementation of project goals/activities and attainment of measurable outcomes; Develop, maintain and further cultivate strong working relationships with all Consortium partners, local/regional employers, and state/county partners to expand knowledge of and access to health care apprenticeship; Interpret and clarify state and federal policies governing apprenticeship training programs; Provide information and assistance to training providers and employers interested in registering an apprenticeship program or DOL & industry-recognized apprenticeship program; Meet 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; Promote and expand service delivery and resource sharing. Provide policy recommendations. Recommend/provide solutions to identified impediments to the Advisory Councils for discussion and resolution. This position will also lead the Employer and Consortium Advisory Councils as described in the grant project.
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 grant project 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. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. 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
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.
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