Job Title: Workforce Coordinator
PVN ID: HO-2001-003458
Category: Instruction and Social Service
Location: HOSTOS C. C.
Vaccine Warning Notice

Mandatory Vaccine Mandate: As of May 27, 2022, all candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law and criteria. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as two weeks after a final dose in primary series of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine ( example: two weeks after the second dose of a two-dose vaccine such as Moderna or Pfizer, or two weeks after a single dose vaccine such as Johnson and Johnson). Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment. Newly hired employees will be sent an email with instructions on how to upload their vaccine information on the Research Foundation portal.

Job Description

General Description

Workforce Coordinator will serve as the single point of contact in providing students with a comprehensive array of services such as general class instruction, case management, monitoring attendance and responding promptly to program partners’ concerns, meeting with students to engage in collaborative problem-solving to address barriers to success, and serving as an advocate.  The Workforce Coordinator will develop strong working relationships with training program participants from the beginning of the process, throughout the training, and after completion.

Other Duties


The  Workforce Coordinator will be responsible for ensuring that program deliverables are met, by fulfilling the following duties:

  • Support the students during their certification training experience through individual and/or group sessions where students can reflect on their experience
  • Track attendance and performance during seminar and training and work with program staff to troubleshoot any problems that arise
  • Troubleshoot any conflicts that arise between students and instructional staff during the certification training experiences
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for program staff  and program participants
  • Ensure that students receive appropriate industry-related services and information
  • Provide ongoing coaching and feedback to staff
  • Develop and monitor team goals
  • Work closely with program partners and college-based administration to develop training plans and processes
    • Provide general case management to students in order to help them overcome barriers to success during the vestibule and training periods
  • Work closely with the Division’s Senior Associate of Workforce Development (WFD) to complete related tasks and special projects satisfy job orders and create a pipeline of better prepared students for employment related opportunities




  • Assist in developing industry focused curriculums based on labor market information and industry trends
  • Collaborate ongoing service coordination; collaborate with program partners to share relevant data on all aspects for the program including seminar, training and post-training outcomes.



  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred  
  • 3 years of related workforce development experience
  • Minimum two years of work experience in a job readiness program,
  • Established employer contacts and database across all workforce sectors
  • Minimum one year of work experience in academic advisement
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a demanding and complex work environment, to carry out complex assignments in a timely manner; and to adapt to changing situations and priorities;
  • 2 years of curriculum development experience
  • Demonstrated interest in working with diverse populations;





About the Research Foundation

The Research Foundation of The City University of New York (RFCUNY) was established as a not-for-profit educational corporation chartered by the State of New York in 1963. RFCUNY supports CUNY faculty and staff in identifying and obtaining external support (pre-award) from government and private sponsors and is responsible for the administration of all such funded programs (post-award).

RFCUNY stands between CUNY’s principal investigators (PIs) and the sponsors who support them and strives to fulfill its essential responsibilities to both groups. Working closely with individual PIs and Grants Officers on the campuses, RFCUNY oversees employment, accounting, audit, reporting, purchasing, and special responsibilities that include management of a planned giving program; liaison with governmental agencies and foundations; negotiation of agreements; facility construction and renovation; protection and commercialization of intellectual property; and compliance with applicable standards in research involving human subjects, animal care, environmental and radiological safety, and conflicts of interest.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The Research Foundation of the City University of New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Americans with Disabilities Act/E-Verify Employer. It is the policy of the Research Foundation of CUNY to provide equal employment opportunities free of discrimination based on race, color, age, religion, sex, pregnancy, childbirth, national origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, domestic violence victim status, arrest record, criminal conviction history, or any other protected characteristic under applicable law.

Key Features

Continuing Education and Workforce Devel
Full Time
Annual Salary Range
$45,000.00 - $52,000.00
Closing Date
Apr 01, 2020 (Or Until Filled)