$35.03-$47.76 Hourly / $2,802.15-$3,820.84 BiWeekly /
In the Department of Labor this class is accountable for managing the development and administration of apprenticeship and job training programs designed to provide Connecticut business and industry with skilled workers.
Works under the direction of a Labor Department Program Manager and receives administrative and executive direction from a Deputy Commissioner or Director of Operational Support.
Responsible for administration, oversight and operation of program; provides functional direction to field staff for regional operation of program; coordinates, plans and manages program activities; formulates program goals and objectives; develops or assists in development of related policy; interprets and administers pertinent laws; monitors regional performance; maintains coordination and contacts with individuals both within and outside of program who might impact on program activities; convenes cross-functional and inter-agency work teams for program initiatives and enhancements; develops innovative approaches to training which will meet technological trade changes and provide job training opportunities; develops programs to encourage apprenticeship and job training in selected skill shortage occupations; implements regulations for equal opportunity in apprenticeship and training applicable to program sponsors; directs preparation of promotional material to encourage job training by private employers; speaks before groups in interests of apprenticeship and other job training; prepares administrative reports; advises, chairs or provides administrative support for program council or advisory board meetings; performs related duties as required.
Considerable knowledge of training methods, procedures and techniques used in apprenticeship and other on-the-job training programs; considerable knowledge of relevant state and federal legislation and regulations; considerable knowledge of structure and function of labor organizations and trade associations; considerable knowledge of labor practices and labor relations; knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable ability to effectively present and promote apprenticeship and other training programs.
Nine (9) years of employment in work involving thorough knowledge of comprehensive recruitment, educational and training methods utilized by industry and labor in the development of occupational skills through on-the-job training and apprentice training programs.
College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.