Workforce Trainer / Student Navigator
- Temple College
- Location: Temple, Texas
Admin-Student Affairs and Services
- Posting Date: 12/06/2021
- Application Deadline: Open until filled
Workforce Trainer / Student Navigator
Salary : $16.25 - $19.00 Hourly
Location : 2600 South First Street Temple, TX
Job Type : Part-Time Staff
Division : Business and Continuing Education
Job Number : 00062
Department : Business & Continuing Education
FLSA : Non-Exempt
Salary Grade : Professional
Salary Grade Ranking : PL 1
Position Summary & Essential Duties
The following duties and responsibilities, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA’s), and physical requirements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. The information listed below is not intended to be construed as a complete listing of all duties and responsibilities, KSA’s, and physical requirements required of this position since changes to the position may occur at any time or additional requirements may be added over the course of time.
This program and general pathway is currently being developed. Under the direction of the Vice President of Workforce Development, this position will assist with all aspects of curriculum development, enrollment, instruction, retention and graduation strategies to help the students be successful.
Please note: This is a grant-funded part-time position with a maximum of 29 hours per week.
Qualifications (Required and Preferred)
- Associates (or higher) degree and three (3) years of related, non-teaching work experience in the designated field.
- The Candidate will have knowledge in one of the following areas: CAD drafting, Workforce Preparedness, Safety, Production Technician, Electricity, Hydraulics & Pneumatics, Mechanics, Automation/Robotics
- Prior online teaching experience
- Experience building new curriculum
Job Duties and Responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Assist in the development of curriculum for Industrial Technology courses
- Assist students in enrolling in workforce training courses.
- Assist with outreach and recruiting events for this workforce pathway.
- Qualified applicants must be committed to student learning, integrating technology into the curriculum, and encouraging engaged scholars.
- Maintain accurate student records in compliance with Temple College requirements.
- Submit required student reports according to schedule.
- Teach courses as needed at all levels, adult education, continuing education and credit courses in keeping with syllabi, outlines, and instructional materials.
- Provide counsel/guidance to students when there is a need.
- Trainers will participate in professional development activities, department and college committees, commencement, and other activities.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Review student records for retention issues; follow up on progress through personal contact and correspondence.
- Comply with policies established by federal and state law, The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Texas Education Agency, and Temple College Board.
- Comply with all district and campus routines and regulations.
- Maintain a positive and effective relationship with supervisors and coworkers; communicate effectively with colleagues, students, and parents; present model behavior that is professional, ethical, and responsible.
- Demonstrate a commitment to ethics and integrity.
- Participate in professional development to improve skills related to job assignment annually.
- Participate in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and college goals.
- Comply with all Temple College and other appropriate agencies and partnerships safety policies, procedures, and practices.
- Assume all other duties as assigned by the VP of Workforce Development.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities & Physical Demands
Social Constructs of the Position:
- Display empathy and positive regard for others in written, verbal, and non-verbal communications.
- Work with colleagues and students by practicing punctuality, respect for deadlines, collaborative problem solving, and honest communication.
- Be friendly and collegial with co-workers, faculty, students, staff, and visitors to the campus.
- Build trusting relationships by acting with integrity, courtesy, and responsibility, even in the face of stress or demanding workplace conditions.
- Maintain proficiency as needed and approved by attending trainings, reading job-related materials, and meeting with others in area of responsibility.
- Dress appropriately for a workplace with frequent customer service interaction and community outreach.
- Meet all required standards of confidentiality. Keep work areas in a clean and orderly manner.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities:
- Knowledge of FERPA guidelines.
- Understanding of the community college philosophy and mission.
- Maintaining an established work schedule, including some evenings and weekends.
- Excellent planning, execution, facilitation, and training skills.
- Effective communication and interpersonal skills, in both oral and written forms.
- Intermediate to advanced use of a variety of Microsoft Office packages including Excel, Word and Powerpoint.
- Ability to think critically and creatively.
- Ability to manage multiple reports and timelines simultaneously.
- Ability to work with diverse staff, faculty, students, and partners.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality of work-related information and materials.
Physical activity is required with occasional lifting of objects up to 30 pounds.
- Work is performed in a classroom, Industrial learning lab and office setting. Duties will require travel in personal or school owned vehicles.
Work Schedule :
- This position’s schedule will vary and may be include evening, weekend, online, hybrid, and/or dual enrollment courses at various campuses.