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New Orleans/Bayou Chapter

Workforce Coordinator (New Orleans, LA)

Tuesday, May 2, 2023 10:42 AM


Position Title:  Workforce Coordinator 
Location:             Greater New Orleans, LA  


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Overview: Reporting to the Vice President of Workforce Development of Associated Builders and Contractors New Orleans/Bayou Chapter, the Workforce Coordinator is responsible for various duties that support all facets of education and apprenticeship along with chapter-wide initiatives of ABC.

Job Summary: As a Workforce Coordinator for the Associated Builders and Contractors New Orleans/Bayou Chapter, you will report to the Vice President of Workforce Development and support education, apprenticeship, and chapter-wide initiatives. This role includes various duties, such as data collection and communication, data entry and distribution, outreach, and assisting with various education programs.


Data Collection and Communication:

  • Respond to inquiries from prospective students.
  • Process applications and schedule classes
  • Utilize email and text services to contact students for various reasons.
  • Facilitate communication and tracking of all educational offerings provided by ABC.

Data Entry and Distribution:

  • Maintain the educational database by updating contact information, On the Job Learning timesheets, attendance records, test scores, performance profiles, completion and termination dates, and other necessary functions.
  • Utilize the educational database to pull reports for students, employers, or as requested by other ABC Bayou staff.
  • Maintain the RAPIDS database with new, canceled, completed, and suspended apprenticeship information.
  • Utilize RAPIDS to provide Davis Bacon Certs to Apprenticeship Companies on a 90-day basis.


  • Coordinate and participate in area career fairs by communicating with interested members and preparing documents, swag, and table info.
  • Coordinate visits with high schools and member companies
  • Recruit apprentices from the public and member companies through ads, visits, career fairs, etc.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Prepare for and attend all meetings held by each assigned committee.
  • Assist with High School Craft Competition
  • Assist with the development and implementation of various education programs to emphasize the changing trends and issues in the construction industry.
  • Assist with Build Your Future event.
  • Perform other duties as directed by the Chapter President/CEO and VP of Workforce Development.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will possess the following competencies:

  1. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  2. Knowledge of social media platforms
  3. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  4. Willingness to learn.
  5. Ability to handle problems.
  6. Excellent phone etiquette
  7. Self-motivated
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