Apprenticeship and Training Manager

Recruitment #032621-MACZ13-600900

Summary Statement

The Apprenticeship and Training Manager will be responsible  for overseeing the administration of Delaware's registered apprecticeship program. The manager in this position will work with multiple state and federal agencies to execute the mission of expanding and maintaining registered apprenticeship programs in different occupational industries like healthcare, information technology, hospitality, and construction, and plan and implement strategies to meet goals set by grants, legislature, Delaware's Apprenticeship Council, and other government bodies.

Essential Functions

Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.
  • Administers statewide apprenticeship and training programs to build and maintain a highly skilled workforce.
  • Promotes the role of apprenticeship and other industrial training programs in the private and public sector by appearing before employers, labor and community groups, and organizations.
  • Plans, reviews and evaluates the work of subordinate staff responsible for promoting, establishing, monitoring and evaluating apprenticeship and other structured training programs; provides administrative guidance and trains employees.
  • Supervises and participates in enforcing regulations, standards, laws, programs and policies.
  • Provides consultative services on such matters as the identification of training needs, disputes between labor and management, and disagreements between sponsors and apprentices.
  • Acts as Secretary to the Delaware State Apprenticeship and Training Council:  provides staff information and documentation; prepare agendas, meeting minutes, and reports.
  • Plans, organizes and supervises unit's fiscal and budgetary matters.
  • Promotes equal employment opportunities in structured training programs through affirmative action.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Apprenticeship and Training Manager
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

  1. Three years experience in planning, developing, implementing, and evaluating employment and training programs.
  2. Three years experience in public relations, media relations or communications such as establishing and promoting a positive image with the public, informing or influencing specific audiences through the use of internal and external communications such as public forums, journalism, writing, marketing, advertising, promotions, or special events.
  3. Three years experience in interpreting employment and training program laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.
  4. Knowledge of developing policies or procedures.
  5. Knowledge of staff supervision acquired through course work, academic training, training provided through an employer, or performing as a lead worker overseeing the work of others; OR supervising staff which may include planning, assigning, reviewing, and evaluating the work of others; OR supervising through subordinate supervisors a group of professional, technical, and clerical employees.

Conditions of Hire

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. The State of Delaware Executive Branch participates in the Federal E-Verify system where the State will provide the federal government with each new hires Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. For more information refer to our job seeker resources.


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Selection Process

The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position.  It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties.  For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content.   Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.

Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence related to your application will be sent via email.  Please keep your contact information current.  You may also view all correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the “My Applications” tab at


Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.  To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance.  The State of Delaware – An Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.