JOB OPENING: Director of Training

JOB POSTING: DIRECTOR OF TRAINING

POSITION DESCRIPTION 

The Director of Training will be responsible for developing NICE’s infrastructure for the Site Safety Training course implementation, ensuring that immigrant construction workers receive the highest-quality training that both meets their individual needs and satisfies the licensing requirements for Local Law 196. The Director of Training will also expand NICE’s skills-based trainings, to add new modules and more hands-on skills trainings, with the goal of developing a certification program that meets both the needs of immigrant workers and the opportunities within the construction industry.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Builds health and safety training program that complies with Local Law 196’s Site Safety Training requirements and meets the needs of day laborers and other immigrant construction workers
    • Hires and manages team of instructors
    • Manages training schedule that meets the various needs of day laborers and immigrant workers
    • Ensures documentation, data collection, and data security that meets funder requirements and internal evaluation needs
    • Maintains a training space that is flexible for a variety of training needs
  • Expands skills-based trainings that equip immigrant workers with the tools they need to gain and secure safe, living-wage employment:
    • Hires and manages team of qualified trainers
    • Develops new beginner modules
    • Implements hands-on trainings
    • Builds external partnerships with other organizations to secure more trainings
  • Prepares and manages budget for programs
  • Implements thorough evaluation framework for all programs, measuring student achievement and corresponding success in jobs, both quantitatively and qualitatively
  • Contributes to funding proposal and reporting processes, including data processing and report preparation
  • Coordinates training programs with employers and evaluates progress of enrollees in conjunction with program goals

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Minimum three years of experience in adult education, career/technical education, or job placement
  • Demonstrated experience hiring and managing a team
  • Knowledge of computer operations and experience guiding individuals with low technology skills on the use of technology
    Experience working with immigrant communities or other vulnerable populations
  • Strong organizational skills to implement and oversee program management structures and maintain high data accuracy of student participation, for both program evaluation and funder reporting needs
  • Ability to develop appropriate, trusting relationships with a predominantly Spanish-speaking community of immigrant workers
  • Strong written and oral skills in Spanish and English
  • Strong social justice analysis along immigration, class/labor, gender, and race

JOB TYPE: Full-time, exempt employment.

COMPENSATION

Salary is commensurate with experience. Benefits package applies.

TO APPLY

Please send the following items to careers@nynice.org with the subject line: Worker Rights Organizer

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Professional writing sample

DEADLINE 

Application review will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Posted 25 June 2019.


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