Workplace Learning Assistant
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.
On Campus - Advanced Manufacturing Center, room 201/ Dogwood, room 102
340 Victoria Road. Asheville campus
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.
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.
Debbie L. Cromwell