We are excited to announce a consultant position to help oversee and lead Career Connected Learning opportunities in King and Pierce Counties. This position reports directly to the Executive Director of Washington Alliance for Better Schools (WABS), College Success Foundation, and the CEO’s of Workforce Development Councils of King and Pierce County.
The consultant will help build a regional Career Connected Learning system in King and Pierce Counties in close coordination with the leadership council, by serving as a primary contact and convener of industry, K12 education, post-secondary educators, community-based organizations, and other key partners to accomplish the following:
Help build and bring to scale a Career Connected Learning system in the areas of career exploration, awareness, preparation, and launch programs.
Communicate Career Connected Learning opportunities to the local K12 system.
Serve as the hub and primary point of contact for Career Connected Learning
Align work and outcomes with the region’s economic needs as well as consolidate
regional data and report key learnings.
Understand and design work based on the diverse needs of students, industry, and K12 and post-secondary educators in King and Pierce Counties.
Working knowledge of the regional education and workforce needs and challenges.
Experience and demonstrated success working with K12 systems, specifically Career and
Technical Education (CTE), and preferably apprenticeships, post-secondary systems
including 2 years, 4 years, trades, etc.
Excellent facilitation and communications skills working across diverse audiences including
parents, educators, and the business community.
Experience developing successful partnerships and collaborations across K-12 education,
business and industry, post-secondary systems, and community based organizations.
Demonstrates an understanding and practice of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Professional experience in leading professional learning for adults (preferred)
Bachelor’s Degree in a related field (preferred)
In partnership with a leadership council, work closely to lead and support Career Connected Learning opportunities in King and Pierce County. This will include providing assistance to expand existing programs, develop new ones if applicable, and provide technical assistance and support to key stakeholders.
Convene and lead outcome-focused discussions with industry, education, community-based organizations, and other key partners as needed to drive the strategic planning, work, and implementation for career connected learning for King and Pierce County.
Develop an online regional network site for employers, youth, parents, and community members to get access to and learn about career connected learning opportunities in the region. Collect appropriate regional data and report key learnings to Career Connect Washington (CCW).
Work closely with the Puget Sound Educational Service District to network and coordinate within K12 and as needed.
Manage the regional network budget.
Contract amount is $70,000. Please note this contract does not provide benefits.
Contract runs through June 30, 2020, with potential to continue.
To learn more about Career Connect Washington, please visit: http://careerconnectwa.org
Closing date: October 29, 2019 at 5pm
To apply, please send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org