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      Employer Coordinator, Hospitality Industry (Grant Funded)

Employer Coordinator, Hospitality Industry (Grant Funded)

locationNashville, TN, USA
PublishedPublished: 5/8/2024
Project Management / Professional Services
Full Time

Title: Employer Coordinator, Hospitality Industry (Grant Funded)

This position leads the Center for Workforce Development’s partnership solutions and student placement in the hospitality industry. The coordinator will build working relationships with business and industry to develop pipelines for current and perspective students to directly connect with rich employment opportunities.

The coordinator will be the direct liaison for the college in meeting the workforce needs of business and industry in the field of hospitality while working in collaboration with the Dean of the School of Business and Professional Studies, the Executive Director for the Center for Workforce Development and Continuing Education and other college stakeholders. The purpose of this position is to build industry relationships, create workforce training specific to the needs of the industry and create pathways for current and perspective students to participate in Ready to Reconnect programming.

Build workforce solution partnerships with local and regional hospitality driven business and industry. Create workforce programs and courses that support the regional labor needs in our service region. Support and follow up on current and newly created programs. Lead outreach efforts to business and industry that result in student internships, co-ops, and work-based learning, retention and success and promotion of college initiatives.

Collaborate with the AWE Project Coordinator and other employment liaisons/coordinators to create seamless programming for all industry sectors. Oversee the daily administrative activity of required AWE grant requirements for hospitality related components. Promote opportunities for college faculty, staff and students to participate in business and industry externship activities to improve connections between the campus and business and industry. Generate awareness and connection to the College and its hospitality programs and contracted training opportunities.

Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in an applicable field

Three (3) years’ experience in the hospitality industry

Working knowledge of hospitality business and market growth trends and industry engagement

Experience connecting employers with training and employees

Demonstrated community engagement experience

Intermediate to advanced knowledge of the hospitality field. Excellent communications and interpersonal skills. Ability to transfer soft skills and work ethic knowledge to others who are preparing for jobs in the hospitality industry.

Open Until Filled: Yes

Rate of Pay: $42,601 to 53,251 annually, depending on experience

Special Instructions to Applicants: Unofficial transcripts are acceptable for the application process. Official transcripts are required upon hire. Applicants may be subject to a background check.

Nashville State offers flexible work arrangements for positions that qualify.