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Workforce Development Coordinator II

Building Skills Partnership
California, United States
$55,000.00 - $58,349.00
Closing date
Aug 3, 2022

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Position Type
Programs, Other Programs
Community Development, Education
Employment Type
Full Time
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Founded in 2007, Building Skills Partnership (BSP) offers programs throughout California, serving Los Angeles, Mountain View, Oakland, Orange County, Sacramento, San Diego, and San Jose. The organization serves 5,500 individuals annually and provides opportunities to fully address the unique barriers immigrant workers and their families face in realizing the benefits of social, civic, and economic integration.

BSP programs improve the quality of life of property service workers in low-wage industries, as well as their families and communities by increasing their access to education, leadership, and career advancement.

Position Overview

The Workforce Development Coordinator position is a valued staff member within BSP. The Workforce Development Coordinator helps achieve the mission statement of BSP through the implementation of programming at highest standards. The Workforce Development Coordinator reports directly to the Workforce Development Director and Workforce Development Coordinator II and works within the established guidelines set forth by the leadership at BSP.

This is a full-time, 40 hour/week position based predominantly at the San Jose office with occasional work days at other South Bay locations. BSP’s current training model requires a hybrid work schedule with travel to building sites in the Bay Area. Some night and weekend work is also necessary.


The Workforce Development Coordinator’s responsibilities:

  • WFD Programs & Services Implementation - Coordinate with various stakeholders including employers, clients, labor, HR representatives, and industry experts to implement new & existing vocational programs that have various layers of complexity and competing deadlines. Completely understands contracts, scope, deliverables of the WFD programs to monitor and report the progress towards those funding sources deliverables.
  • Marketing and Outreach – Market programs and services to employer partners and workers interested in worksite classes. Will create marketing meeting agendas, flyers, information sheets, materials, and presentations for WFD programs and services.
  • Grant Reporting & Communications – Assist with writing timely grant reports documenting the progress towards and/or completion of project goals and deliverables as outlined in contracts with public, private and other funding entities. Will utilize existing data management systems to present information promptly and in an organized fashion.
  • Regular Meetings - Will be required to do a weekly check in with the Workforce Development Director and attend regional, statewide, and other team meetings as assigned.
  • Employer and Client Partnership Development – Establish working relationships with union network employers and their clients, when appropriate. Support with logistics and facilitation of quarterly Labor Management Committee (LMC) meetings which brings industry stakeholders to drive the innovation and implementation of WFD programming throughout the region.
  • Curriculum Development – Create feedback mechanism in collaboration with BSP’s Digital Equity and Curriculum Coordinator to assess instructor feedback to student and teacher handbooks.
  • Data & Evaluation – Collects, enters, and manages program data on customer relationship management system, Salesforce and on California’s labor market exchange system, CalJOBS. The Coordinator I utilizes collected data to report deliverables, evaluate participant’s success, & suggest program improvements. BSP will provide Salesforce and CalJOBS training.
  • Community Networking – Represent BSP in a professional manner to internal and external stakeholders and partners to expand and improve delivery services for workers.
  • Other Duties as Assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Demonstrated commitment to social and economic justice.
  • A minimum of 1-3 years of experience in workforce development program management, or non-profit, or project management, or educational programs required.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or significant work experience in the field of non-profit management or education
  • Project and program management experience preferred.
  • Strong social, written, and verbal communication skills in both English and Spanish.
  • Strong organization skills and experience working with data systems.
  • Must be a motivated self starter, a strong team player, and have the ability to work independently as well as prioritize work and meet deadlines.
  • Strong Computer skills a plus (Salesforce, G-Suite, Microsoft Word, Excel, Internet, & Access).
  • Must be open to flexible hours including evenings and some weekends at the San Jose office with occasional work days in other South Bay locations.
  • Must have transportation to visit various training sites in the Bay Area during the day and evenings. Occasional travel to the East Bay and other Northern California offices.
  • Must be available for the implementation of programs and services on weeknights, and weekends on occasion.
  • Bilingual language skills required: must be able to speak and write in Spanish.
  • Experience working with immigrant populations and adult low-wage workers

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills.
  • Experience and knowledge of the CalJobs System strongly preferred.
  • Working knowledge of Salesforce.
  • Background working with labor organizations or unions.
  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

Benefits of working at BSP

Building Skills Partnership offers excellent compensation and benefits. BSP is a social justice oriented organization that values its staff.

  • Employee Pension Plan: 21% annual contribution to the.
  • Health Benefits: BSP pays 100% of full family Health & Welfare including medical, dental, and vision.
  • Vacation time: 2 weeks paid vacation to start plus 15 paid holidays, including day off for birthday and work anniversary.
  • Sick time: 8 days (64 hours)
  • Compensatory time off available in certain circumstances with prior approval from the supervisor.
  • Mileage Reimbursement: For travel to sites at the Federal Reimbursement rate.
  • Cell phone stipend : $100 per month


Please send your resume & cover letter to the HR team at

Accepting applications until 7/12/22. Applications will be reviewed on a regular basis.



COVID-19 considerations:
As a guideline, BSP adheres to all state and federal laws. BSP enforces a policy mandating all new employees provide proof of vaccination. BSP employees are allowed to temporarily work remotely. In the future, BSP will determine a hybrid work schedule.


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