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Associate Director, Apprenticeship and Work-Based Learning

Jobs For the Future
Washington, DC 20001
  • Job Code
    116878408
Jobs For the Future

Jobs for the Future is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status. Jobs for the Future requests priority referrals of Protected Veterans for this job opening, and all other externally posted company employment opportunities.

Application Deadline of January 15th

About JFF:

JFF is a national nonprofit that drives transformation in the American workforce and education systems. For 35 years, JFF has led the way in designing innovative and scalable solutions that create access to economic advancement for all. Learn more about JFF and join us as we build a future that works.

About JFFs Center for Apprenticeship and Work-Based Learning:

In 2017, JFF launched the Center for Apprenticeship & Work-Based Learning (the Center) to spur mainstream adoption of innovative and high-quality apprenticeship and work-based learning programs. The Center works to expand apprenticeship and work-based learning programs into new industries, and fosters access and success for a broader, more diverse group of workers. The Center serves a range of stakeholders, including employers and industry groups, state and local agencies, community colleges, and other workforce system partners, to advance policies, practices, and support for growing apprenticeship and work-based learning. Learn more here.

About the Position:

Due to continued growth, the Center will hire another Associate Director (AD) who will manage projects focused on apprenticeship and other types of work-based learning in the Center and may also contribute to workforce development projects within JFFs other units. The AD will lead multiple project teams that contribute to a major body of work focused on the development of apprenticeship and work-based learning systems and programs across the US. The AD will have knowledge and experience working with federal, state and/or local apprenticeship or other types of work-based learning programs, and leading and delivering technical assistance to workforce development boards, community colleges, industry associations, employers, and other key workforce and education stakeholders.

What you'll do:

  • Lead teams focusing on key areas of work including, developing apprenticeship, work-based learning, partnership building, program registration, employer engagement, and other types of workforce development and education strategies
  • Oversee programmatic operations, including budget, staffing plans, and partnership development and management
  • Lead the provision of technical assistance to grantees and partners in shaping their policies and programs
  • Direct primary and secondary research to identify and analyze best practices for finding and supporting populations with high barriers to academic and job success.
  • Manage project evaluation, analysis, data collection, and data quality reviews with grantees, third party evaluators, and other members of the project team
  • Act as a content expert and thought leader for the Centers programmatic efforts through creating policy briefs and analytical content that shares insights about program outcomes and learnings
  • Serve as an external face for the Center, representing programmatic activities at speaking engagements and on social media

Who you are:

  • Belief in JFF's core values and can apply those values to all areas of your work
  • Significant years of experience in apprenticeship and other forms of work-based learning, workforce development and related topics
  • Exceptional analytical, research and writing skills, including experience generating reports and proposals
  • Strong project management skills with a proven track record of leading large, complex projects that include grants and budget management
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaborate across multiple projects and teams
  • Compelling verbal and written communication skills with the ability to share the story of the Center to internal and external facing audiences
  • Values diversity, equity and inclusion as an applied practice to all areas of work, including program, partnership and team management
  • Committed to the promise of apprenticeship and work-based learning
  • Willing to travel (up to 15%)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and Salesforce

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at JFF:

JFF is committed to sustaining a diverse community with a work environment that is welcoming, respectful, and encouraging to all. JFF fosters a culture of inclusion that celebrates and cultivates diversity along multiple dimensions, including race, ethnicity, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, national origin, socioeconomic status, religion, ability, culture, and experience.

To Apply:

Please upload a resume and thoughtful cover letter, outlining how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position, addressed to Eric Seleznow.

JFF offers a competitive salary and benefits package, commensurate with experience and skills.

PI116878408

<b>Jobs For the Future</b><br/><br/>Jobs for the Future is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status. Jobs for the Future requests priority referrals of Protected Veterans for this job opening, and all other externally posted company employment opportunities.<br/><br><p style="text-align: center;"><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>Application Deadline of January 15th</strong></span></p> <p> </p> <p><strong><span data-contrast="none">About JFF</span></strong><strong><span data-contrast="none">:</span></strong><span data-ccp-props='{"201341983":0,"335559738":60,"335559739":120,"335559740":240}'> </span></p> <p><span data-contrast="none">JFF is a national nonprofit that drives transformation in the American workforce and education systems. For 35 years, JFF has led the way in designing innovative and scalable solutions that create access to economic advancement for all. </span><a href="https://www.jff.org/"><span data-contrast="none">Learn more</span></a><span data-contrast="none"> about JFF and join us as we build a future that works.</span><span data-ccp-props='{"201341983":0,"335559738":60,"335559739":160,"335559740":259}'> </span></p> <p><strong><span data-contrast="none">About JFFs Center for Apprenticeship an</span></strong><strong><span data-contrast="none">d</span></strong><strong><span data-contrast="none"> Work-Based Learning</span></strong><strong><span data-contrast="none">:</span></strong><span data-ccp-props='{"201341983":0,"335559738":60,"335559739":120,"335559740":240}'> </span></p> <p><span data-contrast="none">In 2017, JFF launched the Center for Apprenticeship & Work-Based Learning (the Center) to spur mainstream adoption of innovative and high-quality apprenticeship and work-based learning programs. The Center works to expand apprenticeship and work-based learning programs into new industries, and fosters access and success for a broader, more diverse group of workers. The Center serves a range of stakeholders, including employers and industry groups, state and local agencies, community colleges, and other workforce system partners, to advance policies, practices, and support for growing apprenticeship and work-based learning. Learn more </span><a href="https://center4apprenticeship.jff.org/"><strong><span data-contrast="none">here</span></strong></a><strong><span data-contrast="none">.</span></strong><span data-ccp-props='{"201341983":0,"335559738":60,"335559739":120,"335559740":240}'> </span></p> <p><strong><span data-contrast="none">About th</span></strong><strong><span data-contrast="none">e P</span></strong><strong><span data-contrast="none">osition</span></strong><strong><span data-contrast="none">:</span></strong><strong><span data-contrast="none"> </span></strong><span data-ccp-props='{"201341983":0,"335559738":60,"335559739":120,"335559740":240}'> </span></p> <p><span data-contrast="none">Due to continued growth, the Center will hire another </span><span data-contrast="none">Associate Director (AD) w</span><span data-contrast="none">ho w</span><span data-contrast="none">ill manage projects focused on apprenticeship and other types of work-based learning in the Center and may also contribute to workforce development projects within JFFs other units. The AD will lead multiple project teams that contribute to a major body of work focused on the development of apprenticeship and work-based learning systems and programs across the US. The AD will have knowledge and experience working with federal, state and/or local apprenticeship or other types of work-based learning programs, and leading and delivering technical assistance to workforce development boards, community colleges, industry associations, employers, and other key workforce and education stakeholders. </span><span data-ccp-props='{"201341983":0,"335559738":60,"335559739":120,"335559740":240}'> </span></p> <p><strong><span data-contrast="none">What you'll do: </span></strong><span data-ccp-props='{"201341983":0,"335559738":60,"335559739":120,"335559740":240}'> </span></p> <ul> <li data-leveltext="" data-font="Symbol" data-listid="8" data-aria-posinset="1" data-aria-level="1"><span data-contrast="none">Lead teams </span><span data-contrast="none">focusing on</span><span data-contrast="none"> </span><span data-contrast="none">key areas of work</span><span data-contrast="none"> </span><span data-contrast="none">including,</span><span data-contrast="none"> developing apprenticeship, work-based learning, partnership building, program registration, </span><span data-contrast="none">employer engagement, and other types of workforce development and education strategies</span><span data-ccp-props='{"134233279":true,"201341983":0,"335559738":100,"335559739":160,"335559740":240}'> </span></li> <li data-leveltext="" data-font="Symbol" data-listid="8" data-aria-posinset="2" data-aria-level="1"><span data-contrast="none">Oversee programmatic operations, including budget, staffing plans, and partnership development and management </span></li> <li data-leveltext="" data-font="Symbol" data-listid="8" data-aria-posinset="2" data-aria-level="1"><span data-contrast="none">Lead the provision of technical assistance to grantees and partners in shaping their policies and programs</span><span data-ccp-props='{"201341983":0,"335559738":60,"335559739":120,"335559740":240}'> </span></li> <li data-leveltext="" data-font="Symbol" data-listid="8" data-aria-posinset="2" data-aria-level="1"><span data-contrast="none">Direct primary and secondary research to identify and analyze best practices for finding and supporting populations with high barriers to academic and job success. </span><span data-ccp-props='{"201341983":0,"335559738":60,"335559739":120,"335559740":240}'> </span></li> <li data-leveltext="" data-font="Symbol" data-listid="8" data-aria-posinset="2" data-aria-level="1"><span data-contrast="none">Manage project evaluation, analysis, data collection, and data quality reviews with grantees, third party evaluators, and other members of the project team</span><span data-ccp-props='{"201341983":0,"335559738":60,"335559739":120,"335559740":240}'> </span></li> <li data-leveltext="" data-font="Symbol" data-listid="8" data-aria-posinset="2" data-aria-level="1"><span data-contrast="none">Act as a content expert and thought leader </span><span data-contrast="none">for the</span><span data-contrast="none"> Centers programmatic efforts through creating policy briefs and analytical content that shares insights about program </span><span data-contrast="none">outcomes </span><span data-contrast="none">and learnings </span></li> <li data-leveltext="" data-font="Symbol" data-listid="8" data-aria-posinset="2" data-aria-level="1"><span data-contrast="none">Serve as an external face for </span><span data-contrast="none">t</span><span data-contrast="none">he Center, representing programmatic activities at speaking engagements and on social </span><span data-contrast="none">media</span><span data-ccp-props='{"201341983":0,"335559738":60,"335559739":120,"335559740":240}'> </span></li> </ul> <p><strong><span data-contrast="none">Who you are: </span></strong><span data-ccp-props='{"201341983":0,"335559738":60,"335559739":120,"335559740":240}'> </span></p> <ul> <li data-leveltext="" data-font="Symbol" data-listid="10" data-aria-posinset="1" data-aria-level="1"><span data-contrast="none">Belief in JFF's</span><span data-contrast="none"></span><a href="https://www.jff.org/about/"><strong><span data-contrast="none"> core values</span></strong></a><strong><span data-contrast="none"> </span></strong><span data-contrast="none">and </span><span data-contrast="none">can </span><span data-contrast="none">apply those values to all areas of your work</span><span data-ccp-props='{"134233279":true,"201341983":0,"335559738":100,"335559739":160,"335559740":240}'> </span></li> <li data-leveltext="" data-font="Symbol" data-listid="10" data-aria-posinset="2" data-aria-level="1"><span data-contrast="none">Significant years of experience in</span><span data-contrast="none"> apprenticeship and other forms of work-based learning</span><span data-contrast="none">,</span><span data-contrast="none"> workforce development and related topics</span><span data-ccp-props='{"134233279":true,"201341983":0,"335559738":100,"335559739":160,"335559740":240}'> </span></li> <li data-leveltext="" data-font="Symbol" data-listid="10" data-aria-posinset="3" data-aria-level="1"><span data-contrast="none">Exceptional analytical, research and writing skills, including experience generating reports and proposals</span><span data-ccp-props='{"134233279":true,"201341983":0,"335559738":100,"335559739":160,"335559740":240}'> </span></li> <li data-leveltext="" data-font="Symbol" data-listid="10" data-aria-posinset="3" data-aria-level="1"><span data-contrast="none">Strong project management skills with a proven track record of leading large, complex projects that include grants and budget management</span><span data-ccp-props='{"134233279":true,"201341983":0,"335559738":100,"335559739":160,"335559740":240}'> </span></li> <li data-leveltext="" data-font="Symbol" data-listid="10" data-aria-posinset="3" data-aria-level="1"><span data-contrast="none">Ability to work independently as well as collaborate across multiple projects and teams</span><span data-ccp-props='{"134233279":true,"201341983":0,"335559738":100,"335559739":160,"335559740":240}'> </span></li> <li data-leveltext="" data-font="Symbol" data-listid="10" data-aria-posinset="3" data-aria-level="1"><span data-contrast="none">Compelling verbal and written communication skills with the ability to share the story of the Center to internal and external facing audiences</span><span data-ccp-props='{"134233279":true,"201341983":0,"335559738":100,"335559739":160,"335559740":240}'> </span></li> <li data-leveltext="" data-font="Symbol" data-listid="10" data-aria-posinset="3" data-aria-level="1"><span data-contrast="none">Values diversity, equity and inclusion as an applied practice to all areas of work, including program, partnership and team management</span><span data-ccp-props='{"134233279":true,"201341983":0,"335559738":100,"335559739":160,"335559740":240}'> </span></li> <li data-leveltext="" data-font="Symbol" data-listid="10" data-aria-posinset="3" data-aria-level="1"><span data-contrast="none">Committed to the promise of apprenticeship and work-based learning</span><span data-ccp-props='{"134233279":true,"201341983":0,"335559738":100,"335559739":160,"335559740":240}'> </span></li> <li data-leveltext="" data-font="Symbol" data-listid="10" data-aria-posinset="3" data-aria-level="1"><span data-contrast="none">Willing to travel (up to 15%)</span><span data-ccp-props='{"134233279":true,"201341983":0,"335559738":100,"335559739":160,"335559740":240}'> </span></li> <li data-leveltext="" data-font="Symbol" data-listid="10" data-aria-posinset="3" data-aria-level="1"><span data-contrast="none">Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and Salesforce</span><span data-ccp-props='{"134233279":true,"201341983":0,"335559738":100,"335559739":160,"335559740":240}'> </span></li> </ul> <p><strong><span data-contrast="none">Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at JFF</span></strong><strong><span data-contrast="none">:</span></strong><span data-ccp-props='{"201341983":0,"335559738":60,"335559739":120,"335559740":240}'> </span></p> <p><span data-contrast="none">JFF is committed to sustaining a diverse community with a work environment that is welcoming, respectful, and encouraging to all. JFF fosters a culture of inclusion that celebrates and cultivates diversity along multiple dimensions, including race, ethnicity, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, national origin, socioeconomic status, religion, ability, culture, and experience. </span><span data-ccp-props='{"201341983":0,"335559738":60,"335559739":120,"335559740":240}'> </span><span data-ccp-props='{"201341983":0,"335559738":60,"335559739":120,"335559740":288}'> </span></p> <p><strong><span data-contrast="none">To Apply</span></strong><strong><span data-contrast="none">:</span></strong><span data-ccp-props='{"201341983":0,"335559738":60,"335559739":120,"335559740":240}'> </span></p> <p><span data-contrast="none">Please upload a resume and thoughtful cover letter, outlining how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position, addressed to Eric </span><span data-contrast="none">Seleznow</span><span data-contrast="none">.</span><span data-ccp-props='{"201341983":0,"335559738":60,"335559739":120,"335559740":240}'> </span></p> <p><span data-ccp-props='{"201341983":0,"335559738":60,"335559739":120,"335559740":240}'> </span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><em><span data-contrast="none">JFF offers a competitive salary and benefits package, commensurate with experience and skills.</span></em><span data-ccp-props='{"201341983":0,"335551550":2,"335551620":2,"335559738":60,"335559739":120,"335559740":240}'> </span></p> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/xWEzWmtmRBBjFo6NuxQ6m"> <p>PI116878408</p>
Posted: 2020-01-06 Expires: 2020-02-06

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