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Business & Industry Training Coordinator

Job in Waterloo - Black Hawk County - IA Iowa - USA , 50701
Listing for: Hawkeye Community College
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Full Time position
Listed on 2024-04-17
Job specializations:
  • Education / Teaching
    Academic, Faculty, Learning & Development Specialist, Professional Development
  • Business
    Business Education, Professional Development
Salary/Wage Range or Industry Benchmark: 48250 - 56110 USD Yearly USD 48250.00 56110.00 YEAR
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Job Summary
Are you passionate about economic growth and helping local businesses through education and training opportunities? Do you thrive on building valuable, trusting relationships? If so, we invite you to join the Corporate and Business Solutions team at Hawkeye Community College.

The Corporate and Business Solutions department seeks a Business & Industry Training Coordinator to join their growing team. Our training coordinators, help businesses throughout the region find solutions to workforce training and develop professional development opportunities, to help upskill underserved populations. Additionally, our training coordinators assist area businesses with grant applications and how to effectively utilize those funds. Furthermore, our training coordinators represent the Hawkeye Community College at professional events in the business community and connect our business partners with other departments at the college.

Hawkeye Community College is a comprehensive community college focused on meeting the needs of the community by providing quality, affordable learning experiences for a diverse student body through our Adult Learning Center, Business and Community Education Department, as well as through more than 50 career and technical programs and liberal arts transfer programs. Hawkeye Community College’s mission is about empowering students, strengthening businesses, and enriching communities with a vision to improve the quality of life in the communities we serve.

Essential Job Functions
Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Manages a portfolio of businesses ensuring a standard for successful relationship maintenance is achieved through responsiveness to ensure their unique workforce training objectives are met; and Hawkeye Community College is the preferred training provider.
  • Provides consultation and assessment services to evaluate business needs and develop solutions.
  • Facilitates training sessions, conferences, events, and other professional development opportunities.
  • Monitors business feedback after training to ensure training objectives are met.
  • Recruits and hires independent contractors and adjunct instructors that offer planning, coordination, and development of training topics.
  • Develops and implements marketing strategies to include print, digital, and social media.
  • Prepares professional documents including contracts, proposals, and agreements. Determines pay rates and invoicing costs.
  • Serves as the administrator for Salesforce CRM to manage business accounts, training sales, reporting, and related documents.
  • Refers and assists eligible businesses to apply for grant funds. Answers questions, ensures documentation meets State compliance and advises as grants mature.
  • Responds to referrals and inquiries for training solutions seeking to gain a service opportunity, as applicable.
  • Reviews and works within a department budget. Approves invoices to be paid and reimbursement requests for grant funding.
  • Participates in internal and external campus committees and advisory boards as assigned.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Unless otherwise approved under Hawkeye’s remote work policy, regular on-campus and/or onsite attendance is considered an essential function of the position.
Position Requirements
Bachelor, 3+ Years work experience
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, communications, social/behavioral sciences, or related field and two (2) years of directly related work experience OR a combination of education and experience to total six (6) years.
  • Knowledge of training topics, state and federal regulations, and mandatory requirements.
  • Knowledge of statewide economic development programs and related legislation to guide and educate businesses.
  • Knowledge of various business industries and related training requirements.
  • Ability to travel to and from work sites and meetings, days and evenings.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a culturally diverse student population, faculty, staff, and the general public.
  • Ability to demonstrate strong interpersonal communication.
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office Suite, Google applications, and video conferencing technology.
  • Demonstrated ability to execute organization and department policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle confidential/sensitive information with discretion.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in higher education.
  • Experience with Salesforce software.
  • Business development/sales experience.
  • Experience building business relationships and networking with community groups.
  • Knowledge of State of Iowa grants regarding economic development and workforce training.
Additional Information / Benefits
Working Conditions
The anticipated schedule is Monday – Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., with occasional evenings and weekends for networking and/or professional development opportunities.

Work is performed either in or a combination of an office setting and/or classroom setting using technology. Requires good hand-eye coordination including visual acuity to use a keyboard and read technical information; arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp. Sit, stand, bend, lift and move frequently during working hours. During the course of the day, interact with students, faculty and staff in person, by telephone and by computers.

Employment Status
Full-time, exempt position with comprehensive or competitive benefits program including health, dental, vision, life, and LTD insurance, a Section 125 plan for medical and dependent care expenses; holiday, personal, sick, and vacation leave; tuition reimbursement; and a choice of retirement programs—IPERS (defined benefit) or TIAA (defined contribution).
  • The salary/wage range for this position begins at $48,250.
  • Salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s education and experience.
Application Procedure
  • Complete an online application keyecollege.edu/employment
    • Submit/upload a cover letter addressing the following:
      • Describe your experience in sales and business development as it pertains to this position.
      • Share an example of collaborating with others to host a professional event or conference.
    • Submit/upload a resume.
    • Submit/upload 3 professional references with a minimum of 1 being from a current/past supervisor.
  • Priority screening is set to begin on Thursday, March 21, 2024. Completed applications, along with the required materials, received after the priority screening date will be considered at the discretion of the college.
Hawkeye Community College is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, committed to equity and diversity in its educational services and employment practices: https://(Use the "Apply for this Job" box below)./diversity-inclusion/equal-opportunity. The College does not discriminate on the basis of sex; race; age; color; creed; national origin; religion; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity; genetic information; or actual or potential parental, family, or marital status in its programs, activities, or employment practices.

Veteran status is also included to the extent covered by law. Any person alleging a violation of equity regulations shall have the right to file a formal complaint. Inquiries concerning application of this statement should be addressed to:
Equity Coordinator and Title IX Coordinator for employees, ; or Title IX Coordinator for students, ;
Hawkeye Community College, 1501 East Orange Road, P.O. Box 8015, Waterloo, Iowa ; or email
equity-titleIX, or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 W. Madison, Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661, phone number , fax , email: OCR.Chicago.
If any applicant is in need of a reasonable accommodation in completing the application process, please notify a member of Human Resource Services.
Contact Information
Contact Name: Hawkeye Community College
Contact Phone: 3192964004
Preferred method of contact: Email with CV via Application Box below.
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