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JOB OPENING: Director of Training



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.


  • 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


  • 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.


Salary is commensurate with experience. Benefits package applies.


Please send the following items to with the subject line: Worker Rights Organizer

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Professional writing sample


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

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