Masonry Workforce Development & Training Coordinator
The Workforce Development & Training Coordinator will assume responsibility for AMCA’s efforts to recruit and train individuals for masonry careers. The Workforce Development & Training Coordinator will serve as the Lead Masonry Instructor for the AMCA Masonry Apprenticeship Programs. This position will act as the AMCA liaison to career & technical education programs and institutions throughout the state including instructors, school administrators, guidance counselors, and state agencies. The Coordinator will oversee all secondary & post-secondary outreach efforts and assist with the coordination & execution of all AMCA’s masonry competition events. The successful applicant will have documented experience in the masonry industry preferably as a Journeyman Mason, classroom and hands-on lab instruction, and knowledge of secondary and postsecondary education environment/administration. Compensation commensurate with experience. Applications accepted via Indeed.com only.
AMCA Masonry Apprenticeship Program Lead Instructor:
- Oversees the daily operations of the AMCA Masonry Apprenticeship Program. Works closely with Program Director/Apprenticeship Coordinator to ensure programs comply with all reporting and record-keeping requirements of the AZ Department of Economic Security, Office of Apprenticeship.
- Facilitates masonry apprenticeship class & lab training sessions.
- Assists part-time apprenticeship instructors with lesson planning utilizing NCCER curriculum. Ensures all classroom and lab instruction is in complies with NCCER Accredited Training Unit record management policies & procedures.
- Prepares 6-month apprentice instructor reviews & employer reviews.
- Conducts one-on-one progress meeting with each apprentice every six months to discuss their class & lab hours and OJT hours per apprenticeship program requirements
- Notifies apprentice sponsors of any issues/problems with apprentices’ performance, attendance as needed.
- Responds to all phone calls & email inquiries regarding AMCA Masonry Apprenticeship Program.
Liaison to masonry career & technical education programs/institutions:
- Participates on the Arizona Department of Education, Industrial Trades Industry Advisory Council
- Serves on the Industry Advisory Council for secondary & post-secondary educational institutions throughout the state.
- Organizes & facilitates Masonry Train-the-Trainer session during the annual ACTEAz Summer Conference in Tucson.
Secondary & Post-Secondary Masonry Outreach Efforts:
- Works with instructors at high schools & post-secondary institutions to schedule & assist with masonry training sessions for students.
- Participates in career fairs at high schools & post-secondary institutions.
- Gives presentations on Careers in Masonry and AMCA’s Masonry Apprenticeship Program.
Coordinate Masonry Competitions:
- Serves as the Masonry Chair for SkillsUSA AZ State Competition
- Assists SkillsUSA AZ regions throughout the state with the coordination of masonry competitions including securing masonry material donations and industry volunteers/judges.
- Assists Program Director with the organization, coordination & execution of state Fastest Trowel on the Block and Masonry Skills Challenge competitions.
- Journeyman’s card- Bricklayer/Blocklayer Mason or equivalent masonry work experience/skill level
- Familiarity with NCCER & NCCER Curriculum preferred but not required
- Previous experience in instructing masonry to adult learners in a classroom setting and hands-on lab.
- Demonstrated ability to effectively supervise part-time instructors, education students, and projects.
- Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively and demonstrate a positive work ethic.
- Good interpersonal skills.
- Ability to pass a criminal background clearance check, drug screen.
- Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.
- Ability to effectively communicate, verbally and in writing. Comfortable presenting to small and large groups.
- Must have excellent organization, administration and time management skills.
- Ability to build and maintain positive internal and external relationships.
- Proficient in the use of computers and associated software (Word, PowerPoint, Excel). Knowledge of computer applications that relate to the development and implementation of the educational program and overall organization
- Understanding of architectural drawings, shop drawings, blueprint reading, estimating.
- OSHA 10 or OSHA 30 preferred but not required
- Valid Drivers License required
- The employee is frequently required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 80 pounds.
- Legally authorized to work in the US
- Ability to travel throughout Arizona and occasionally out of state. Overnight stays may be required.
- Ability to work some nights and Saturdays required.
Applications & resumes accepted via Indeed.com only.