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Manufacturing Pre-Apprenticeship Program Adminstrator

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Bend, OR
  • $59,000 - $65,000/yr. USD / Year
  • Salary: $59,000 - $65,000/yr.

Website Central Oregon Community College

Primary Purpose

The Manufacturing Pre-Apprenticeship Program Administrator is responsible for facilitation and instruction for the COCC manufacturing pre-apprenticeship program including credit and non-credit courses.

This is a grant funded position with secure funding through June 2025, and is not guaranteed beyond that date.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Program Management and Supervision:
  • Deliver to the HECC Strategic Innovation grant as outlined in the grant agreement.
  • Responsible for development, implementation, management, and oversight of COCC manufacturing
  • pre-apprenticeship courses.
  • Schedule courses/facilities and purchase/maintain equipment and supplies.
  • In cooperation with the apprenticeship program manager and manufacturing technology program director, provide oversight of Part-Time pre-apprenticeship faculty (recruiting, hiring, orienting, supervising, training, and evaluating).
  • Promote the best practices and trends around existing pre-apprenticeship programs throughout the state.
  • Conduct college business in a professional and ethical manner that includes the College’s core values of diversity, equity and inclusion.
Instruction and Advising:
  • Instruct lecture (in-person or online) and lab courses at several different sites (courses may be run during the day, evening, or on weekends) as needed.
  • Design, coordinate, update, schedule and maintain pre-apprenticeship courses/curriculum in accordance with state standards and BOLI regulations.
  • Assist in classroom setup, computers, laboratories, and other support equipment required for classes as necessary.
  • Advise pre-apprenticeship students and manage student internship opportunities in partnership with the pre-apprenticeship career coach.
Reporting, Compliance and Partnerships:
  • In conjunction with the Apprenticeship Program Manager, act as COCC pre-apprenticeship Program Administrator/liaison to BOLI ensuring that COCC remains in good standing with Bureau of Labor and Industry (BOLI) and the Higher Education Coordinating Commission.
  • Track student enrollment, attendance and academic progress; submit student-grading information using college systems.
  • Connect, collaborate, establish and maintain partnerships for manufacturing pre-apprenticeship with local, regional school and industry partners.
  • Work within the COCC Center for Business and Professional Development (CBIPD) to provide contracts and support documents for delivery of the pre-apprenticeship program to regional partners.
  • Monitor pre-apprenticeship program budgets.
  • Assist with program assessment and program review.
  • Perform other essential functions as assigned that support the overall objective of the position.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Individuals must possess these knowledge, skills and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the duties and responsibilities of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities. The individual is expected to follow College work rules and policies.
  • Knowledge in the field of manufacturing and demonstrated ability to apply this knowledge.
  • Ability to adapt and use a variety of teaching and assessment techniques to enhance student success.
  • Ability to observe, direct, and oversee students ensuring safety in the classroom or laboratory.
  • Ability to learn and use all COCCBOLI, and JATC technology for communication, course delivery, assessment, and record keeping.
  • Ability to use technology for any course delivery format — in-person, online (synchronous or asynchronous), or hybrid.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of multicultural and diverse populations and historical experiences.
  • Ability to provide services to students in a manner which does not discriminate as to race, creed, religion, color, national origin, disability, age, sex, sexual preference or marital status.
  • Knowledge of planning, implementing, and supporting social and educational programs and activities.
  • Possess effective interpersonal, organizational, and oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and to use good judgment with respect to priorities and deadlines.
  • Ability to communicate information effectively regarding College policies and procedures to students.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students, staff, and faculty from diverse backgrounds.
  • Ability to manage conflicts within and/or between groups and to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to develop strong working relationships with people from different cultural backgrounds and other aspects of human diversity.
  • Ability to monitor budgets and other administrative processes in a timely and professional manner.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, set work priorities, and manage workload.
  • Ability to use software programs and database systems which include Microsoft Office Suite and modern office equipment.

Ergonomic Requirements

Ability to work in a variety of indoor and outdoor environments using trade specific equipment, tools, computers, white boards, projectors, and other basic office equipment. This program may involve extensive travel, up to three weeks, in order to deliver the traveling pre-apprenticeship program. Travel includes operating a full-size pickup pulling a trailer.
Must be able to perform additional essential duties with or without reasonable accommodation according to ADA Standards without risking injury to self or others, or threatening the safety of clients, or to otherwise provide appropriate documentation how he/she can perform all essential functions as listed when ability is in question:

Minimum Requirements

  • AAS in manufacturing, Welding, Education, or related field.
  • Two years’ demonstrated successful teaching, or evidence for the potential for excellence in teaching.
  • One-year relevant experience working in an apprenticeship related field.
  • Valid Oregon driver’s license or the ability to obtain within 30-days of employment.

Equivalency Statement

The College recognizes the value of skills and knowledge gained outside of formal higher education and paid employment. Applicants who do not meet minimum qualifications but present other qualifications or experience equivalent to those required will be considered and are encouraged to apply. To qualify under equivalency, applicants must indicate how they qualify by responding to the supplemental question presented during the application process.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree, or higher, in Manufacturing, Manufacturing Technology, Industrial Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering preferred.
  • Relevant work experience in a manufacturing related field.
  • Work experience in a higher education environment.
  • Supervision or management experience in the field of manufacturing.
  • History of AWSAPI, or ASME welding certification. Current certification preferred.

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