Rebuild Workforce Development Coordinator, Managing Director’s Office

Posted by City of Philadelphia on October 29, 2019

The Managing Director’s Office (MDO) manages and oversees the operations of the City, including the Rebuilding Communities Initiative (Rebuild).

Rebuild is an MDO initiative to improve physical conditions in selected parks, recreation centers, and libraries. Rebuild is expected to invest hundreds of millions of dollars over the course of the initiative. In addition to revitalizing neighborhood public spaces, Rebuild is focused on using funded projects to empower and engage with community members and to promote economic opportunity for diverse businesses and individuals. Rebuild projects are carried out by a variety of partners, including consultants, nonprofit partners, and other City agencies. Rebuild works closely with the Philadelphia Parks and Recreation (PPR), the Free Library of Philadelphia (FLP), and other City departments.

Rebuild is placing a strong emphasis on diversity and inclusion, particularly in relation to the demographics of the skilled trades sector in Philadelphia. Workforce development is a key component of Rebuild’s efforts to build an inclusive pipeline of talent for skilled trades unions operating throughout the region.

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Job Description

The Workforce Development Coordinator will report to Rebuild’s Workforce Development Director.

Rebuild is seeking a highly-motivated and detail-oriented Workforce Development Coordinator to support Rebuild’s workforce development initiatives by providing excellent program coordination and administrative support. This newly created and essential role is designed to support Rebuild’s leaders and administrators in effectively and successfully managing various career pathway programs. Accordingly, the Workforce Development Coordinator will execute operational and administrative tasks associated with program management, including but not limited to: participant recruitment and registration, training delivery coordination, data entry, information and file management, supply ordering and inventory control, and coordination of participant supports. The ideal candidate is a self-motivated, highly-organized professional that thinks ahead, works well as part of a fast-paced team, and possesses strong people and technology skills.

This position is exempt from City Civil Service requirements.

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