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About JFF’s 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:
We’re looking for a Senior Program Manager with at least five of experience in apprenticeship, work-based learning, workforce development, or a related field, in particular on behalf of underserved populations. This person will be responsible for managing the implementation of multiple projects focused on apprenticeship and work-based learning models and systems for youth and adults who aspire to succeed but have been locked out of the labor market, including through the provision of technical assistance and field leadership. We’re seeking someone with experienced in project and grant management and experienced leading multiple projects and able to balance implementation details with larger strategic priorities. We are also seeking someone with on-the-ground experience with community-based organizations that serve low-income populations. This position will report to an Associate Director or Program Director, and will work closely with apprenticeship stakeholders and employers as well as community colleges, workforce boards, community based organziations and others. Our team welcomes a collaborative teammate who will promote knowledge of the Center and its impact.
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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.
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.
Jobs for the Future is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce: diverse candidates, persons with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.
If you need help applying please call HR at 617-728-4446