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Project Lead for Project Management/Apprenticeship (Grant Funded)

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Work type: Full-time
Location: Bill J. Priest
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday (8:00-5:00)

Working Title
Project Lead for Project Management/Apprenticeship

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Salary Range (Full-Time)
$65,000 yr.+ (commensurate with education and experience)

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Position Summary 
Direct day-to-day project management processes for complex workforce development initiatives, including work-based, employer-driven, earn-and-learn programs
Lead cross functional teams with internal/external work groups to develop and improve multiparty initiatives on complex business projects that involve local/state/federal grants
Responsible for project management related to business/industry driven workforce development, apprenticeship projects and contract/corporate training involving direct day to-day project management processes
Responsible for grant-funded project activities, such as tracking and reporting of data related to trainees, apprentices, training, revenues/expenditures, and other deliverables to meet all project milestones
Responsible for maintaining internal and external relationships with appropriate stakeholders to ensure efficient execution of workforce development and apprenticeship goals
Research and identify proper funding sources to support and generate new opportunities for apprenticeships and workforce initiatives for business/industry/community

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Knowledge of apprenticeship and/or workforce development project management processes and procedures, including data tracking, budgeting, and reporting
Experience with local, state, and/or federal grant agencies and tracking/reporting systems such as RAPIDS and Appian Cloud based platforms
Knowledge of budgeting/accounting principles and internal systems such as Colleague
Experience developing, managing, supporting, and coordinating financials, managing grant budgets, grant reporting, and grant data
Knowledge of apprenticeship structure, management of apprenticeship and workforce data
Ability to make business-critical decisions and choose the best course of action in any given circumstance
Experience and knowledge working with internal systems/management tools such as
Excel, Salesforce, Marketplace, and Colleague

Physical Requirements
Normal physical job functions performed within a standard office environment.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with physical challenges to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

Minimum Knowledge and Experience
Associates Degree (preferred) or High School Diploma with three (3) years in workforce development and/or apprenticeships (required)
Three (3) years grants management experience
Five (5) years basic budgeting/accounting experience
Three (3) years managing data for complex projects
Two (2) years leading and managing project management processes of apprenticeships and/or workforce initiatives

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Strategize on how to best approach a task and develop a concrete plan to lead and accomplish workforce development and apprenticeship project success
Disseminate information among team members and key stakeholders
Track project progress and ensure all documents are organized for all initiatives and business solutions
Set goals and motivate team members to accomplish workforce development and apprenticeship targets and milestones, delegating tasks as needed to support successful project completion
Effectively manage team group dynamics to ensure positive work environment and achieve departmental goals
Provide and share knowledge for process improvements to address the effectiveness of work processes and solutions
Lead negotiations of resolutions for complex team projects by analyzing matrix data, determining the status of business relationships, timelines, and budget and performance goals to come to a solution that best accomplishes project completion
Work cross-functionally with internal/external work groups to develop and improve multiparty initiatives for complex business projects that involve local/state/federal grants and apprenticeships initiatives
Communicate appropriately with upper management regarding key initiatives, progress updates on various projects, etc.

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by
incumbents of this job and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any
particular position. Incumbents may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this
description. Position requires regular and predictable attendance.

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