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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
150000.00 Per Year
Edison, New Jersey
United States
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
5 - 10 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Executive Director of Carpenters Apprentice and Training Funds NY/NJ

The Carpenters Apprentice and Training Funds of New York and New Jersey, are combining their resources and personnel to establish a state of the art training program covering the entire region.

The Funds are seeking an experienced, dynamic, and progressive Director to provide educational leadership and coordinated programmatic leadership to 9 apprentice and journeymen upgrade centers.


  • Design, implement and continually evaluate, the entire vocational curriculum to produce highly qualified workers able to fulfill industry needs
  • Provide coordinated administrative and financial oversite for the entire Apprentice Program
  • Recruit, hire, evaluate, train and retain outstanding instructional staff
  • Develop an outreach program and work effectively with national, state and community programs to promote the Fund’s programs, and to increase enrollment and diversity of membership
  • Formulate and administer a state of the art coordinated journeyman upgrade program
  • Collaboratively develop and monitor an overall budget and unified spending plan to advance the Funds goals and objectives
  • Utilize research and international best practices to formulate a strategic plan to ensure that the Fund remains responsive to industry needs
  • Seek out and obtain new sources of funding, state and federal grants to advance the Fund and to increase enrollment
  • Utilize and promote the latest technology to ensure workforce readiness
  • Plan, approve, and monitor all capital spending, equipment and physical plant investments.
  • Work closely with industry and union representatives to keep the program responsive, relevant and cost effective
  • Provide guidance, inspiration, evaluation and professional development to all Fund employees.


  • A record of success administering a Vocational or Technical Program.
  • A college degree in a related discipline is required.
  • Experience in Carpentry, preferably as a foreman or Superintendent is desirable.
  • Programmatic experience in curriculum design and evaluation, budgeting, recruiting, and planning.
  • Expertise in marketing and promotion of Educational/ vocational Programs.
  • Accomplished in obtaining and administering grants.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Frequent Travel is required.

Salary: $150,000-$170,000 annually plus an excellent fringe benefit package.

The Funds are an EEO Employer.

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