Work-Based Learning Pathways Coordinator (2-year grant funded, temporary)

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology Oneida/Huntsville is accepting applications for a Work-Based Learning Pathways Coordinator to be located at the main campus in Huntsville. The position is funded through the Governor’s Investment in Vocational Education Grant (GIVE) and ARC Power Grant.

A criminal background check will be required for the selected applicant. 

Applications and Resumes should be submitted online at:

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Oneida/Huntsville does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Amy West, Assistant Director, 355 Scott High Drive, Huntsville, TN 37756, (423) 663-4900, .

Application Deadline


Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant work experience; Internship experience as a college student will be considered in lieu of work experience
  • Experience managing programs with workforce development activities and coordinating with multiple organizations to ensure project participation and completion
  • Experience working with incarcerated prisoners from local jails and/or state prisons
  • Experience working with drug courts and/or drug rehabilitation programs
  • Evidence of strong computer skills using Microsoft Office applications
  • Knowledge of apprenticeship programs and work-based learning models
  • Familiarity with secondary and technical education practices, and policies
  • Ability to manage projects effectively from concept development through program implementation
  • Ability to work independently, demonstrate attention to detail, prioritize workload, anticipate and meet deadlines, and respond to changing priorities
  • Ability to conduct research, draw sound conclusions, report findings, and make effective oral presentations


  • Develop and maintain effective academic and industry partnerships 
  • Conduct research to leverage public and private resources to fund WBL experiences 
  • Assist with relevant grant research to enhance WBL experiences and develop workforce resources 
  • Coordinate, monitor, track, and provide status reports on WBL programs including cooperative education, internships, externships, job shadowing, mentoring/coaching, etc. 
  • Coordinator bi-annual partner meetings 
  • Provide training to students, staff, educators, and industry partners 
  • Coordinate visits to WBL locations to ensure proper working conditions, accessibility, and required oversight
  • Represent the college as appropriate on external boards, councils, and committees 
  • Visit drug courts and establish pathways for non-violent offenders to enroll in TCAT programs 
  • Work with Morgan County Correctional Complex and Scott and Morgan County jails to expand training opportunities to incarcerated individuals