Workforce Project Manager, College of Education

Posted by Temple University College of Education on November 30, 2021

Temple University’s College of Education seeks a full-time Project Manager to provide ongoing program support and management for the newly launched bridge to employment program for North Philadelphia graduating seniors and recent graduates. The Project Manager will work collaboratively with all the project partners to ensure that project outcomes are achieved. This is a grant-funded project for 18 months and involves multiple stakeholders including the School District of Philadelphia, Temple University Health System, Temple College of Education and 1199C Training and Upgrading Fund. This work is in support of a larger workforce development strategy for the city of Philadelphia with a focus on North Philadelphia. The goal of the project is to provide youth transitioning out of high school career and technical education health sciences programs with industry training and certification that leads to viable long-term employment in the health field.

The Project Manager will regularly organize and attend partner meetings, leverage university and community resources to address the needs of the youth enrolled in the program and support all project goals. S/he will build and maintain relationships with faculty and students to ensure project integration within the college, communicate project goals across all stakeholder groups, and develop a process for gathering and reporting program data and outcomes. The Project Manager will plan and implement workshops, job fairs, career panels and employer forums to share best practices, build support for the program and develop opportunities for internships and job placement. The Project Manager will provide ongoing supervision and guidance to the Career Coach, Recruitment Specialist, Employment Specialist and Administrative Assistant and monitor and evaluate their performance. Ensures coordination and alignment of key project activities. The Project manager will monitor budgets and spending related to the project, ensure that files are prepared and ready for required audits, provide written program reports as required and adhere to timely grant reporting requirements, and represent Temple University at meetings and conferences related to workforce development. Performs other duties as assigned.

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