Education and Training Specialist - Michigan

HCAP Inc. · Detroit, Michigan
Department HCAP Inc.
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

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.

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  • Location
    Detroit, Michigan
  • Department
    HCAP Inc.
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience