Training Program Coordinator

Location
Los Angeles, California
Posted
May 10, 2017
Ref
Requisition 24832
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Environmental Career Worker Training Program Coordinator, among other duties, coordinates the ECWTP of UCLA-LOSH and the Western Region Universities Consortium (WRUC) funded by an NIEHS grant. Coordinator convenes conference calls and meetings between WRUC ECWTP partners LOSH, the University of Washington, and core community-based partners.  The incumbent works with all partners and the NIEHS to establish systems to document recruitment, training, job placement and retention, and to strengthen relationships with local and regional workforce development, environmental justice, and labor groups.

The Training Coordinator serves as primary ECWTP liaison with NIEHS and other NIEHS grantees, participates in NIEHS meetings/technical workshops and conferences. The Coordinator works closely with the WRUC PI, WRUC Assoc. Dir, LOSH Program Manager and other PI-designated program and fund management staff to ensure successful completion of program activities and compliance with reporting and other federal requirements. Coordinates all phases of the Los Angeles program in collaboration with LOSH HAZWOPER staff, community partners and government agency representatives, from recruitment to training to placement and retention.

The incumbent will also teach specified components of the health & safety, workforce development, environmental justice, and green building curriculum. Performs other duties and provides project support as assigned. Continued employment contingent upon completion of satisfactory background investigation.  

 

Requirements

 

Application Instructions:

Applicants must submit their qualifications via UCLA's Career Opportunities website at https://hr.mycareer.ucla.edu. Reference UCLA REQ. # 24832

 

The complete listing of qualifications is available on UCLA's official job posting.

  • Experience with participatory adult education methods.
  • Working knowledge of occupational and/or environmental health topics.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop lesson plans, education activities, training materials.
  • Ability to work independently to initiate relationships and create innovative programs.
  • Skill in diagnosing and troubleshooting problems, recommending or implementing solutions and following through to completion.
  • Effective oral presentation and facilitation skills to make presentations to small and large groups at all levels of staff, management and with individuals from various social, cultural and educational backgrounds.
  • Possess a valid CA driver's license with access to a car for local travel to training site/s and ability to travel to regional WRUC meetings, national NIEHS meetings and others as required.

 

Benefits

UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 12 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy - http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct