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The SEIU UHW-West & Joint Employer Education Fund, a Labor-Management partnership organized to provide educational and training opportunities for healthcare workers, has the following open positions:

LOS ANGELES

IMPLEMENTATION SPECIALIST - TEMPORARY

NOTE: Position Ends December 2018

SEIU UHW-West & Joint Employer Education Fund

The Education Fund is a non-profit partnership between SEIU UHW-West and Healthcare Industry Employers; on a mission to accelerate the careers of 90,000 SEIU eligible Healthcare Workers through innovative education and training solutions. We have a bold strategy to transform the Ed Fund and need an experienced leader to play a crucial role in the continuing development, implementation, and evaluation of our key career advancement and higher education programs.

Reporting directly to an Assistant Director of Programs, Program Manager you can be based in Los Angeles.

Plans and coordinates implementation of education and training programs for healthcare workers represented by SEIU UHW-West and other union members who are eligible for Education Fund services.

On any given day, you will develop strong education partner and stakeholder relationships that result in innovative programs that have high impact on healthcare workers careers. You understand the importance of relationship building and connect equally well with employers, union staff, higher education partners and other educational vendors. You are familiar with analyzing program data to drive program improvement.

Responsibilities

  • Develops outreach and recruitment plans based on knowledge of employer facilities — their employees, work culture, union characteristics and the labor-management environment
  • Conducts outreach, recruitment, and enrollment for programs
  • Screens applicants for basic eligibility, collects and analyzes relevant data
  • Develops and maintains good relationships with educational vendors
  • May conduct initial negotiations with educational vendors leading to contracts that will be reviewed and approved by Assistant Director before being submitted for the contract approval process
  • Works with Education Fund staff, vendors/instructors, employers and union representatives to implement training programs, and attend to program logistics
  • Develops recruitment materials, within the guidelines established by management, and subject to review and approval by management
  • Makes presentations with regard to Education Fund programs to targeted workers, managers and educational vendors
  • Maintains required documentation of education and training programs
  • Submits regular written reports and ensures compliance with grant and program requirements and goals
  • Performs other tasks and responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor to support project implementation

Additional Job Functions

  • May conduct assessments of applicants’ academic readiness and/or computer skills, using standardized assessment tools. May recruit participants for, and facilitate, worker committees set up to promote the work of the Education Fund.

Qualifications and Capabilities

  • Minimum of one year experience planning and implementing educational or training programs preferred.
  • Proficiency in the use of basic Microsoft Office software (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience within a union and/or healthcare environment preferred.
  • Must be committed to working within a labor-management partnership environment.
  • Flexibility regarding schedule and assignments
  • Ability to work well as part of a team
  • Professional demeanor
  • Ability to create rapport with a wide variety of members and partners
  • An automobile, California driver’s license and auto insurance are also required.

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to drive and move from one site to another for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to sit at a work station for extended time periods.
  • Occasional ability to lift, carry equipment or packages weighing up to 35 pounds

Other
The statements contained in this job description reflect general details necessary to describe the principal functions of this position, level of knowledge, the skill typically required, and the scope of responsibility. It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned, including work in other functional areas to cover absences or as needed.

To Apply
Please send a resume and cover letter with Implementation Specialist – Professional Development in the subject line to recruiter@seiu-uhweduc.org.

OAKLAND

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR (SKILLS DEVELOPMENT) - TEMPORARY

Position Ends December 2018

SEIU UHW-West & Joint Employer Education Fund

The Education Fund is a non-profit partnership between SEIU UHW-West and Healthcare Industry Employers; on a mission to accelerate the careers of 98,000 SEIU eligible Healthcare Workers through innovative education and training solutions. We have a bold strategy to position the Ed Fund as the trusted accelerator of healthcare education. As an experienced leader, you will play a crucial role in maintaining and re-imagining the development, implementation, and evaluation of critical skills training focused on achieving the strategic goals and mission.

Reporting directly to the Director of Skills Development, you will lead a team who will assess developmental needs to drive training initiatives and identify and arrange suitable training solutions. You will have the ability to contribute specialized knowledge and skills in implementing innovative and effective adult learning strategies.

In this highly collaborative position, you will have to opportunity to creatively design, and effectively implement methods to educate and equip members with the necessary skills for self-development, career expertise, professional development and career advancement ensuring educational content is aligned to specified outcomes.

You are an integral part of the leadership team, so you’ll need to be a collaborative expert on adult learning & professional development topics in healthcare. We need you to think big, be outcome focused and comfortable with ambiguity and change. This is hands-on work, that requires you to be both strategic, detailed and outcome focused.

On any given day, you will develop strong relationships inside and outside the Ed Fund that result in innovative programs that have high impact on healthcare workers careers. You understand the importance of relationship building and connect equally well with cross-functional teams of employers, union staff, higher education partners, internal staff and other educational vendors. You are familiar with analyzing program data to drive program improvement.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborates with key stakeholders to develop innovative training programs to meet the needs of the healthcare industry, now and in the future.
  • Strong leadership skills and a demonstrated ability to provide vision and strategic direction, especially within a fast-paced, results-oriented, entrepreneurial environment.
  • Capable of delivering exceptional customer service within a resource-constrained environment, while maintaining a focus on the organization’s needs and strategic priorities.
  • Track emerging workforce trends, specifically in content delivery and modalities in the healthcare arena related to technological changes and career pathways.
  • Identifies and pilots new formats, learning opportunities and educational solutions in collaboration with vendors, employers, and union to drive member engagement.
  • Develops agenda and leads program staff in the direction that is aligned with the execution of our mission and strategy while evaluating and enhancing the effectiveness of business processes.
  • Experience and/or passion with applying adult learning principles and instructional design techniques to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Experienced in managing and tracking program utilization and annual budgets.

Qualifications and Capabilities

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • Must be bilingual (Spanish)
  • 5 years of experience in healthcare educational program development, or related educational setting with responsibility for deployment of adult educational programs preferably in a collective bargaining environment.
  • Experience in a union, labor management or healthcare industry environment preferred.
  • Experience in working with English Language Learners (ELL) who desire to enhance their language, computer and academic skills particularly in the areas of Adult Basic Education (ABE).
  • Skilled at directing and coaching a program development team with a track record of proven project management, facilitation and organizational skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and proven ability to establish strong relationships inside and outside the Fund; and ability to influence change through these relationships.
  • An energetic and creative leader capable of inspiring teams to achieve their potential.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills. Ability to analyze data, understand trends and develop recommendations for action based on the analysis.
  • Ability to work in a deadline-driven environment – establish goals and deliver against the objectives of assignments to meet time, budget and quality criteria.
  • Excellent verbal, written, presentation and public speaking skills. Presents ideas, expectations, and information in a concise well-organized manner.
  • Occasional travel for meetings may be required.

To Apply
Please send a resume and cover letter with Assistant Director in the subject line to recruiter@seiu-uhweduc.org.

FINANCIAL ANALYST

SEIU UHW-West & Joint Employer Education Fund

The Education Fund is a joint effort between SEIU-UHW and employers to provide educational opportunities for employees. The mission of the Education Fund is to empower our diverse healthcare workforce to advance in a changing environment through innovative education and training solutions.

Classification: Exempt

Department: Finance

Reports To: Assistant Director Finance

Principal Purpose of Job: This position is primarily responsible for the preparation of the annual budget, the research and resolution of budget issues, and the development of relevant report. The financial analyst works closely with managers and directors to provide analysis of monthly expenses and the resulting cost reports. This position also assists the finance department with other fiscal issues as needed. Additionally, this position works with the Fund’s financial consultant on tracking and reporting the allocation of investment forecasting and earnings.

Level of Authority: Works in coordination with other members of the Finance Department, under general organizational policies and procedures.

Work Environment: Most of the work is performed in a fast-paced office setting with frequent interruptions.

Essential Job Functions

  • Provides continual improvement of budgeting process through education of managers on issues impacting their budgets
  • Assists the Assistant Director of Finance with the preparation of annual budget and cost reports in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Collaborates with program managers and directors to develop budgets and resolve budget issues
  • Monitors and track budget changes monthly and annually, allocating revenue and expenses appropriately.
  • Prepares monthly variance reports of actual to budget income and expenses
  • Maintains investment portfolio information, prepares projections on investments, and reports monthly
  • Reconciles forecasts of interest income with operating results, and reports the variances/reasons
  • Assists with projects report analysis as necessary

Additional Job Functions

  • Provides direct support to the Assistant Director of Finance in all accounting and finance related areas and to management staff as necessary.

Qualifications and Capabilities

  • Bachelor’s Degree, with emphasis in Accounting or Finance.
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in budgeting and forecasting Healthcare experience preferred.
  • Experience in fund accounting, preferably with Black baud Financial Edge
  • Strong practical and theoretical knowledge of accounting systems, financial analysis, planning, and problem solving
  • Ability to interact effectively with colleagues, managers, and individuals at all levels of the organization
  • Sound technical skills in budget development with intermediate to advanced Excel proficiency.
  • Good understanding of reimbursement methodologies and assumptions
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously within strict deadlines, working independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to present and communicate ideas and concepts in public and private, verbally and in writing.

Physical Demands

  • Ability to sit at a work station for extended time periods.

Other
The statements contained in this job description reflect general details necessary to describe the principal functions of this position, level of knowledge, the skill typically required, and the scope of responsibility. It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned, including work in other functional areas to cover absences or as needed.

To Apply
Please send a resume and cover letter with Senior Accountant in the subject line to recruiter@seiu-uhweduc.org.

The Education Fund, in recognition of the responsibility to our employees and to the community in which we operate, reaffirms its equal employment opportunity policy of complying with all federal, state, and local equal employment opportunity/non- discrimination laws. In carrying out this responsibility, we will, to the fullest extent required by applicable law recruit, hire, and promote for all job classifications without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex/pregnancy, age, ancestry, marital status, protected military or veteran status, disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender and gender expression/identity, genetic information, union activity, or other bases protected by law.

Tel: 888-872-4606 info@seiu-uhweduc.org