Apprenticeship Coordinator

Portland, OR
Posted 2 weeks ago

Northwest College of Construction is accepting applications for a full-time Apprenticeship Coordinator.


The Apprenticeship Coordinator is responsible for all aspects of managing craft training apprenticeship programs. Duties include:

  • Dispatch of apprentices to contractors which requires frequent and articulate
    communication with both the apprentices and the training agents (employers).
  • Management of apprenticeship records to ensure the apprenticeship requirements for both classroom and on-the-job training meet or exceed the requirements of the Bureau of Labor and Industry and the accrediting agency of the college.
  • Acting as the Program Liaison between the college, the apprentices and the employers.
  • Represent the college at career fairs and other events for the purpose of recruitment of students and apprentices.
  • Conduct orientations for incoming new apprentices.
  • Meet with applicants to complete BOLI paperwork to become a registered apprentice.
  • Prepare committee meeting agendas and minutes.
  • Assist with the front office tasks, including answering phones and greeting walk-ins.
  • Incumbent will digitize bookkeeping invoices and develop a process to crosscheck documents for accuracy across departments.


  • 1+ year(s) experience as an Apprenticeship Coordinator preferred.
  • For the right candidate, we will accept 3+ years’ administrative/clerical experience with no or little Apprenticeship Coordinator experience.
  • Experience with apprenticeship trade programs, preferred.
  • Proficient with MS Office products, database management and report generation, and spreadsheet development.
  • Experience with FileMaker Pro is preferred.
  • Excellent communication, customer service, and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize projects and meet strict deadlines.
  • Attention to detail is necessary.
  • Ability to work productively in a fast-paced, sometimes stressful, environment.
  • Able to work independently, without many detailed instructions, and cooperatively with others.
  • Willingness to lead, take charge and offer opinions and direction.
  • Public speaking skills, a plus.
  • Ability to read bookkeeping reports, a plus.
Please APPLY HERE to be considered for this position.