HealthCARES Regional Coordinator

Posted: 11/20/2022

Location: Batavia, NY Category: Administrative/Professional Posted On: Thu Nov 17 2022 Job Description:


The Regional Coordinator is responsible for collaborating with internal and external constituents (faculty, staff, industry, and training partners) to meet the regional objectives of the HealthCARES Consortium program. This includes assessing and developing solutions that may include: stackable, non-credit workforce education programs; guided pathways from non-credit to credit programs; use of technology; and coordination of college systems to foster the success of non-credit and credit students.


Serve as the regional coordinator for Genesee Community College's participation in the Community College HealthCARES Consortium funded by U.S. DOL Strengthening Community Colleges. Collaborate and coordinate activities both internally and among the 11 community college partners and SUNY System Administration, strategic employer partners, public workforce partners, labor organizations, and other partners.

Serve as the college's point of contact and college representative for the Consortium Community of Practice (CoP).

Communicate and coordinate with regional employers and workforce partners.

Provide day-to-day oversight for project management, including sub-award grant management and compliance, and data management, collection, and reporting. Monitor progress toward attainment of intended capacity-building and equity outcomes and work with the internal leadership team.

Leverage and align complementary initiatives being implemented by GCC and community partners to support the local workforce system and the needs of job seekers, workers, and employers to maximize the impact of the project in the GLOW region.

Additionally, the Coordinator will work across college departments and with external partners to:

Establish, strengthen, and expand stackable, non-credit workforce education programs and build guided pathways to credit credentials through prior learning assessment and non-credit-to-credit articulation strategies for other programs not directly addressed by the DOL SCC grant.

Develop support strategies for non-credit students to ensure they receive access to the same academic and student support services available to students enrolled in credit-bearing programs.

Expand the College's partnerships with industry and other training providers through advisory boards, Communities of Practice, panels, sharing of assessment data, joint programming, and similar strategies.

Work with faculty, department chairs, and program coordinators to plan, develop, execute, and assess non-credit workforce programs consistent with Middle States accreditation standards.

Support effective communication across the division and college.

Coordinate and/or provide in-service training programs and professional development to build cross-college capacity.

Fulfill other related responsibilities as requested by the Executive Director of the BEST Center.

Job Requirements:



Associates degree required (Bachelor's degree preferred) in education, healthcare, communication, or related field.


A minimum of five years' experience with an Associate's (or three with a Bachelor's) in program/project coordination within higher education, healthcare, or related fields. Preferred work experience includes: design and delivery of career-focused credit or non-credit programs; program/project management; outreach and communication; and, a working knowledge of budgets.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

The successful candidate will have the ability to demonstrate commitment and contribution to fostering and advancing equity, diversity and inclusion as well as be mindful of and seek to develop accessibility solutions that can accommodate all individuals to use GCC facilities without barriers, both digitally and physically

Additional Information:


This is a part-time, year-round (including summers) grant funded position in year 1 of 4. Occasional evening and weekend hours may be required. The program's main office is currently located in the main campus in Batavia, NY. Some travel will be required for meetings with workforce partners and consortium obligations. Must have reliable transportation.

This position reports to the Executive Director of the BEST Center. This is not a supervisory position.