STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
CLASSIFICATION: APPRENTICESHIP COORDINATOR
Class Code: 0177-22 Date Established: 10-23-92
Occupational Code: 7-7-3 Date of Last Revision: 12-28-01
BASIC PURPOSE: To coordinate apprenticeship training programs in accordance with state and federal laws, regulations and policies.
CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
· Promotes, develops and contracts with employees to start apprenticeship training programs.
· Negotiates with labor and management representatives to resolve training problems and to promote the establishment of new programs.
· Develops operational methods to improve existing programs, to adapt programs to production needs, to develop new training programs, and recruit trainees.
· Reviews and evaluates requests for training programs and investigates establishments to ascertain if facilities, supervision and training methods meet government standards.
· Recommends apprenticeship training for approval of the State Apprenticeship Training Council, including schedule of operations, application of wage rates and general working conditions.
· Assists employer and employee groups in developing and monitoring apprenticeship programs.
Skill: Requires skill in developing formats and procedures for special applications OR in investigating and reviewing the use of equipment and data for a specialized function.
Knowledge: Requires logical or scientific understanding to analyze problems of a specialized or professional nature in a particular field.
Impact: Requires responsibility for achieving direct service objectives by assessing agency service needs and making preliminary recommendations for the development of alternative short-term program policies or procedures. Errors at this level result in incomplete assessments or misleading recommendations causing a disruption of agency programs or policies.
Supervision: Requires direct supervision of other employees doing related or similar work, including scheduling work, recommending leave, reviewing work for accuracy, performance appraisal, or interviewing applicants for position vacancies.
Working Conditions: Requires performing regular job functions in a controlled environment with minimal exposure to disagreeable job elements and little risk of hazard to physical or mental health.
Physical Demands: Requires light work, including continuous walking or operating simple equipment for extended periods of time as well as occasional strenuous activities such as reaching or bending.
Communication: Requires reviewing summaries and reports and making management level decisions to solve problems or to achieve work objectives as well as articulating and expressing those solutions and goals. This level also requires formal presentations of solutions and goals to employees and the general public to increase the responsiveness of the agency toward the demands of its client system.
Complexity: Requires coordinating a combination of diverse job functions in order to integrate professional and technical agency goals. This level also requires considerable judgment to implement a sequence of operations or actions.
Independent Action: Requires objective assessment in analyzing and developing new work methods and procedures subject to periodic review and in making decisions according to established technical, professional or administrative standards.
Education: Bachelor's degree from a recognized college or university with major study in vocational education, education, business administration, or industrial relations. Each additional year of approved formal education may be substituted for one year of required work experience.
Experience: Four years' experience teaching vocational classes at the secondary level, or four years in a trade or skilled industrial occupation. Each additional year of approved work experience may be substituted for one year of required formal education.
License/Certification: Eligibility for New Hampshire driver's license.
RECOMMENDED WORK TRAITS: Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of apprenticeship training. Some knowledge of the operations of organized labor. Some knowledge of industrial occupations. Ability to coordinate with employers, state and federal agencies, educational officials and labor representatives. Ability to conduct surveys and develop training programs. Ability to maintain training and related records. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with federal, state and business officials, labor union officials and the public. Must be willing to maintain appearance appropriate to assigned duties and responsibilities as determined by the agency appointing authority.
DISCLAIMER STATEMENT: This class specification is descriptive of general duties and is not intended to list every specific function of this class title.
Last Updated 05/10/02