TheNational Association of Manufacturers (NAM) is seeking an Manager, Workforce Programs. This is a member-facing position and is responsible for supporting, developing and managing the Manufacturing Institute’s workforce development and education programs.
Join the NAM and Make an Impact in the Following Ways:
Work with the Vice President, Strategic Initiatives, to manage two primary workforce programs: evaluation of labor outcomes in education programs, and development of new models in industry apprenticeship programs.
Project management and individual performance in the following areas:
Qualitative and quantitative data analysis
Drafting research reports, policy memos, and other program communications
Develop and manage project plans, project budgets, reporting schedules and formats, and development and delivery of key deliverables.
Review, update, and maintain databases for assigned programs/projects.
Communicate and collaborate with external partners, including partner non-profits, education institutions, and government agencies.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Bachelor's degree (B.A. or B.S.) from a four-year college or university;
3-5 years related work experience, including experience and interest in:
Interest in building a new apprenticeship model for industry
Familiarity with third-party credentials
Interest in building a system to measure credential and labor market outcomes from education programs
Familiarity with technical education system
Prior association experience preferred;
Experienced in project management and implementation;
Proficiency in Word for Windows, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and familiarity with or ability to learn Web content management applications;
Ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment, perform multiple tasks using various software applications
Strong editing and proofreading skills; excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
Excellent writing skills;
Comfort and proficiency in public speaking;
Team oriented and customer service focused with the ability to interact regularly with staff, executives, and other stakeholders.
The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) is the largest manufacturing association in the United States and one of the nation’s most influential advocates for manufacturing. By joining the NAM, you become part of a spirited and dynamic team that is driven to succeed. We recognize and reward our staff with competitive pay and annual performance based bonus programs. We offer an outstanding benefits package that includes health, dental, and vision insurance, life, short-term and long-term disability, flexible spending accounts, SmarTrip, and a 401(k) Salary Deferral plan with employer match and contributions, vacation and sick leave, complimentary on-site gym access and healthy snacks in the break room. Become part of a fast paced team passionate about keeping the United States the world leader in manufacturing.
The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) is the largest manufacturing association in the United States, representing small and large manufacturers in every industrial sector and in all 50 states. Manufacturing employs more than 12 million men and women, contributes $2.17 trillion to the U.S. economy annually, has the largest economic impact of any major sector and accounts for more than three-quarters of all private-sector research and development in the nation. The NAM is the powerful voice of the manufacturing community and the leading advocate for a policy agenda that helps manufacturers compete in the global economy and create jobs across the United States.
The NAM’s world-class staff of policy experts provide unmatched access and information on the key issues affecting your business and bottom line. We are on the front lines of a wide range of policy battles, from immigration reform and labor relations, to energy and the environment, to trade policy and taxes. At every turn, we are working on behalf of manufacturers in America to advance policies that help manufacturers do what they do best: create economic strength and jobs.