Coordinator of TAA CCCT Grant Program
McHenry County College - Crystal Lake, IL

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EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree required. Master’s Degree preferred.

  • Experience in program development and coordination, and experience with grant-funded programs required
  • Experience with federal grant-funded programs preferred
  • Three years experience with career/technical (transportation, warehousing and logistics, manufacturing, and information technology) or developmental education preferred
  • Community college experience a plus

Position Description: PRIMARY PURPOSE: Coordinate and manage the overall Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training Grant program, including strategic planning, administrative operations, as well as the coordination of all activities and partners in order to accomplish McHenry County College’s project goals.

  • Responsibility for management of all the TAACCCT grant-funded activities and workforce initiatives funded by the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration and other funding sources
  • Administer all aspects of the grant and verify that grant objectives are met in accordance with federal grant guidelines
  • Oversee all onsite operations including the facility management
  • Serve as main contact for the program
  • Oversee all curriculum development as it relates to the specific TAA grant programs, working closely with the lead colleges in INAM (Illinois Network for Advanced Manufacturers)
  • Collaborate with deans, department chairs, and business partners and agencies to develop curriculum for training programs
  • Oversee collaboration with local businesses, advisory groups, and workforce agencies
  • Coordinate curriculum development, assessment, and articulation
  • Coordinate assessments and credentialing options for program completers
  • Work closely with the local workforce board to assist in the development and help oversee placement of program participants
  • In collaboration with department chairs, recruit, recommend, and orient instructors for the program
  • Market MCC program
  • In collaboration with workforce agencies:
  • Develop and implement recruitment plan
  • Develop and implement orientation/application activities
  • Develop selection criteria for participants
  • Responsible for hiring, development, and management of staff related to the program
  • Oversee registration process and monitor student outcomes
  • In collaboration with instructors, recommend supplies and equipment for training
  • Collaborate with various college advisory committees to meet the grant objectives
  • Oversee the implementation of the grant evaluation process in partnership with outside evaluator
  • Assist with grant proposals for continuation of training
  • Submit all reports in advance of deadlines
  • Additional duties as assigned by immediate supervisor
  • Ability to collaborate for purposes of project planning
  • Interpersonal communication skills essential
  • Ability to work with diverse populations
  • Organizational skills
  • Ability to work with many details simultaneously
  • Self-starter/needs minimum supervision
  • Creative thinker
  • Strong written communication skills
  • Ability to maintain confidential information
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to perform all of the essential functions, skills and abilities of the position
This position is funded through the TAA CCT Grant Program and contingent on grant funding through May, 2015

Minimum Salary Range:

Application Required Materials: Application Requirements: Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications must submit an

MCC Employment Application form, current resume, highest level college transcripts or required certifications.

Review Date/Deadline: Application Review begins November 2, 2012. Applications are accepted until the position is filled.

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