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Job Title:         Regional Workforce Training Center Coordinator

Job Code:        11213

FLSA:              Exempt

Department:  Economic Development

Reports To:     AVP of Economic Development


Job Summary:

West Georgia Technical College (WGTC) has recently opened its Advanced Manufacturing Regional Workforce Training Center (Center) in LaGrange, GA.  WGTC is looking for a Center Coordinator.  This dynamic individual will be a grant-funded employee whose primary focus will be to sell/secure employer commitments, either through annual training subscriptions or individual employer training cohorts.

Essential Functions:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

·         Facilitate training to area employers to support the Center’s established training programs and/or procure new industry partners for customized training cohorts. (30%)
·         Maintains excellent working relationships with and serve as a liaison to internal and external customers. (30%)
·         Enters, reviews and generates data reports required for grant documentation. Develops, implements and oversees the maintenance of filing, recordkeeping and distribution of materials required per grant guidelines. (15%)
·         Communicates regularly to supervisor on status of sales, progress toward project goals and/or required results. (10%)
·         Provides outreach and education to the community concerning the Center, its programs and services available. (10%)
·         Other Duties as assigned (5%)



  • Knowledge of project management
  • Knowledge of local, state or federal grants/grants management
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Skill in the operation of computers and job-related software programs
  • Skill in accurate recordkeeping
  • Organizational skills
  • Skills in interpersonal relations and in dealing with the public
  • Decision making and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision


Work Environment:

This job operates in a professional office environment.  This role routinely uses standard office equipment and technologies.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; talk or hear.  The employee must occasionally lift or move office products and supplies, up to 25 pounds.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:

This is a full-time grant-funded position through December 31, 2024. Continued employment beyond this date is contingent on the employee’s success.  Office location will be at the Center in LaGrange, GA. Days and hours of work are typically Monday through Thursday, 8 am to 6:00 pm and Friday, 8 am until 12 pm. This position occasionally requires longer hours and some evening and/or weekend work.


Travel within and outside the college service area may be required for meetings, trainings, professional development, etc.  This person will be required to complete mandatory training to operate a WGTC fleet vehicle.


Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree


  • Two (2) years related work experience

Note: Experience may substitute for the degree on a year-for-year basis


Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Minimum three (3) years’ experience in sales and/or manufacturing or

related field.

  • Experience with grants management.
  • Strong computer, communication, and interpersonal skills;

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Employment Policy

The Technical College System of Georgia and West Georgia Technical College do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, religion, disability, age, political affiliation or belief, disabled veteran, veteran of the Vietnam Era, or citizenship status (except in those special circumstances permitted or mandated by law) in educational programs, activities, admissions or employment. All applicants will be considered; however, only selected applicants may be interviewed.  Approval of employment does not constitute a contract.  Continued employment is contingent upon job performance and funding.

To apply for this job please visit www.westgatech.edu.