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


Manage the training program

  • Manage a team and collaboratively:

    • Develop and execute training based on original and/or existing models

    • Coordinate outreach, registration, and other logistics to ensure all space, materials and other goods needed for training 

    • Maintain excellent attendance and training records

    • Implement a thorough evaluation framework for all program activities, measuring student achievement and corresponding success, quantitatively and qualitatively

  • Manage health and safety training program that meets the needs of day laborers and other immigrant construction workers

    • Manage a training schedule that meets the various needs of day laborers and immigrant workers

    • Ensure documentation, data collection, and data security that meets funder requirements and internal evaluation needs

    • Maintain a training space that is flexible for a variety of training needs

    • Ensure training complies with Local Law 196’s Site Safety Training requirements

  • Manage know-your-rights and skills-based training that equips immigrant workers with the tools they need to gain and secure safe, living-wage employment:

    • Update and develop training modules 

    • Implement hands-on training

    • Build external partnerships with other organizations to secure more trainings

Build organizational and movement capacity and power

  • Contribute to the development of NICE’s strategic goals and objectives as well as the overall management of the organization

  • Ensure that training work helps achieve the broader goals of the organization

  • Ensure that members understand and are connected to the whole organization

  • Support members to build relationships with each other and the organization 

  • Help develop the leadership skills, political consciousness, and vision of members

  • Contribute to funding proposals and reporting processes, including data processing and report preparation

  • Help lead and support organizational work and activities, as needed. 


  • Strong social justice analysis along immigration, class/labor, gender, and race

  • 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

  • Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree preferred, in Public Administration or related field  

JOB TYPE: Full-time, exempt employment.


Please submit the following documents to with the subject line: Training Director 

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Professional writing sample
  • Three (3) references (at least 2 professional)

Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.