The Healthcare Career Advancement Program (H-CAP) is a national Labor/Management organization that supports and promotes career ladder education for the healthcare workforce. H-CAP also staffs an affiliated 501 (c) (3) organization, the H-CAP Education Association (EA), focused on program and staff development of labor-management and union-based training partnerships in healthcare workforce development

H-CAP is seeking an Education and Training Specialist in Michigan to work with the H-CAP team on the development and implementation of a robust workforce development program and various organizational educational initiatives that support a labor-management partnership in the Michigan Nursing Home Industry. Travel within the state required. The position reports to H-CAP’s Director of Educational Innovation.  This is a full time grant funded position.

Essential Functions:

Build relationships and partnerships with the union, nursing home operators/employers, education institutions, state and city agencies, and community allies to build and implement a robust training, recruitment, and retention program in nursing homes across the state.
Support the development and implementation of a workforce development program in the nursing home industry.
Identify and collaborate with community partners and state agencies to recruit community members to enter the long-term care sector.
Responsible for the management of workforce development and labor management programs that support the current and future demands of union, members, and employer partners in the long-term care industry.
Engage in partnership with stakeholders that help build the scope of programs.
Identify and gather needed information and data to understand the impact of programs.
Participate in community conversations about the healthcare, specifically long-term care, workforce.
Keeps abreast of changes in the healthcare industry regarding workforce development and training.
Ability to travel to various locations within the state and nationally when needed.
Perform other related duties, including supervisory, as assigned by Director of Educational Innovation.
Educational Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree or equivalent experience preferred
Skills and/or Experience Required

A minimum of 5 years of program leadership and educational design/delivery experience
Experience working in a union or labor-management environment
Excellent supervisory and follow up skills
Experience with various database systems
Experience with workforce development and adult education programs
Experience working in a multi-stakeholder environment
Excellent organizational skills
Knowledge of post-secondary education system
Experience developing, facilitating and leading trainings
Knowledge of curriculum development and principles of curriculum design
Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
Ability to work independently
Must be able to travel to program and meeting sites
Comfort working in a fast-paced environment with attention to detail
Scope and Nature of Supervision:

Position will report to H-CAP Director of Educational Innovation. Position is expected to develop work plans and goals, to participate in a collaborative organizational environment, and to act with a great degree of discretion and independent judgment. Accordingly, the applicant must be a strong self-starter and have a commitment to fulfill the objectives and mission of the organization.