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.
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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- Community Networking – Represent BSP in a
professional manner to internal and external stakeholders and
partners to expand and improve delivery services for workers.
- 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
- 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
- Strong interpersonal and written communication skills.
- Experience and knowledge of the CalJobs System strongly
- Working knowledge of Salesforce.
- Background working with labor organizations or unions.
- Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership
Benefits of working at BSP
Building Skills Partnership offers excellent compensation and
benefits. BSP is a social justice oriented organization that values
- 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
- 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.
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