Workforce Development Coordinator

Location: Brooklyn, NY (Hybrid Work Model)
Position Code: IM3V6

Position Summary

This position will provide supervision, leadership, and oversight of a workforce team of staff serving young adults. Under the supervision of the Program Director, the Workforce Development Coordinator will be responsible for the implementation of a new program that supports opportunity youth, ages 16-24, in three program components including contextualized academic programming at the Pre-HSE level, comprehensive High School Equivalency and work based learning and sector focused advanced training.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee workforce components across the portfolio
  • Supervise the Internship Manager and Employment & Transition Specialist
  • Design and implement initiatives surrounding cultivation, management, and monitoring of worksite and employer partnerships to build a robust network
  • Achieve all program milestones, benchmarks, and credentials at required intervals.
  • Cultivate and manage relationships within OBT’s interdisciplinary team.
  • Provide professional development to program staff to share best practices and improve career readiness programming.
  • Evaluate program design, using participant and labor market information to make improvements.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.


  • Bachelor’s degree required; Masters preferred
  • At least three years relevant work experience.
  • Demonstrated success in leading and developing staff.
  • Development of programmatic systems.
  • Ability to work with internal and external partners.
  • Ability to manage, delegate, and prioritize tasks in a fast-paced setting.
  • Possess a deep understanding of the labor market and ability to utilize this to inform program design.
  • Ability to support the team to achieve program quality and program outcomes.

Why You Should Join Us

  • Salary is $55,000k + full competitive benefits
  • We are a passionate and motivated staff excited to propel NYC’s young adult communities