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Workplace Learning Assistant

Position Description

Student will be expected to:

* Assist WPL Coordinator with tracking and maintaining records for student placement in any work-based learning (WBL) placement such as co-op, internship, pre-apprenticeship, apprenticeship, and special projects. This includes students certificate, diploma and associates degree programs, those con-ed students enrolled in comprehensive short-term programs such as Machining Fundamentals, CNC Machining 101, the Industrial Maintenance Academy, as well as students at Asheville and Madison High enrolled in the metals programs instructed by A-B Tech staff.

* Tracking of student information does occasionally entail off-site visits.

* Track and maintain database (via excel spreadsheets) for current and potential WBL student placements as well as industry curriculum reps. serving on advisory boards.

* Maintain updated database for industry partnerships, contacts and company profiles.

*Occasionally accompany WPL Coordinator to mtgs. with all A-B Tech divisions and departments as well as local agencies to discuss and work on team/partner initiatives, placement of A-B Tech students into WBL opportunities and jobs.

*Assist with marketing and recruiting of students and industry partnerships.

* Assist with connecting industry clients to local and state workforce programs and agencies.

* Assist WPL Coordinator with annual "Find Your Future" Open House and Career Expo to include invitations, marketing, and tracking of participants.  This event is held between the hours of 4-7pm, Assistant will be expected to adjust schedule to be present for this event provided it does not interfere with classroom time.

* Assist WPL Coordinator with annual "Manufacturing Day" events as needed.

Location

On Campus - Advanced Manufacturing Center, room 201/ Dogwood, room 102

340 Victoria Road. Asheville campus

Minimum qualifications

Student must be able to follow written/oral directions well, have excellent reading/writing/communication skills.  Must be a team player as well as able to work independently. Must have good computer skills-proficient with Word, Excel programs.

Student must understand and adhere to professional standards such as dress-code and communication with industry partners as well as fellow students.

Preferred qualifications

Experience or desire to work with students, various departments, industry in professional partnerships.

Demonstrated proficiency with Excel,Word.

Self-starter able to work independently with excellent time management skills.

Drive, ambition, and initiative are essential.

Wages

$12.00

Contact Information

Debbie L. Cromwell

debbiecromwell@abtech.edu