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Project Lead for Student Experience (Grant Funded)

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Work type: Full-time
Location: Bill J. Priest
Work Schedule: Various Shifts (40 hours per week)

Working Title

Project Lead for Student Experience

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Salary Range (Full-Time)

$65,000 - $104,000 (dependent on experience and other considerations)

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Position Summary

• Manage day-to-day student-based relationship development processes for complex workforce development initiatives, apprenticeship projects and contract/corporate training, including work-based, employer-driven, earn-and-learn programs, and employer partnership management
• Lead cross functional teams with internal/external work groups to develop and improve multiparty initiatives on student projects that involve local/state/federal grants
• Responsible for grant-funded and apprenticeship project activities, such as gathering, analyzing, and maintaining data related to students, apprentices, training, revenues/expenditures, and other deliverables
• Research and identify proper resources to support and generate new opportunities for work-based learning and workforce initiatives for students and business/industry/community

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

• Business acumen for engaging students and fostering workforce development initiatives
• Experience creating, developing, managing, supporting, and coordinating student-based learning projects and/or work-based learning
• Knowledge of workforce development training structures and data
• Experience with local, state, and/or federal grant agencies and tracking/reporting systems such as RAPIDS and Appian Cloud based platforms
• Knowledge of workforce processes and procedures related to work-based learning and/or workforce initiatives
• Ability to make student-based 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

• Two years college (preferred) or High School Diploma with three (3) years in workforce development and/or work-based learning (required)
• Three (3) years demonstrated experience building and retaining strong relationships between students and business/industry/community
• Three (3) years in business/industry/community engagement developing workforce solutions and/or work-based learning for students
• Three (3) years collecting and managing data for complex projects
• Two (2) years of demonstrated experience creating, developing, implementing, workforce initiatives, and grant and work-learn based projects in collaboration with students and business/industry/community 

Preferred Skills:

Must be a self starter and able to lead a team.
Must have experience coaching students.
Must have supervisory experience and be able to collaborate with cross-functioning teams.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• Strategize on how to best approach a task and develop a concrete plan to lead and accomplish student and project success
• Disseminate information among team members and key stakeholders
• Keep track of project progress and ensure all documents are complete and submitted to appropriate work groups for proper data storage
• Set goals and motivate team members to accomplish targets and milestones
• Effectively manage team group dynamics to ensure positive work environment and achieve departmental goals
• Collaborate with various stakeholders, internal/external to create, facilitate business objectives and integrate solutions for student-based grants and work-based learning projects
• Work cross-functionally with internal/external work groups to develop and improve multiparty initiatives for students that involve local/state/federal grants and work-based learning initiatives
• 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 student-based relationships, timelines, and budget and performance goals to come to a solution that best accomplishes project completion
• Communicates 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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