Job Title: Contract Administrative Support - Heroes MAKE America
Department: Manufacturing Institute
Reports To: Senior Program Manager, Military and Veterans Programs
Who We Are:
The Manufacturing Institute (MI), the workforce and education partner of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), is dedicated to supporting the manufacturing workforce of today and growing the manufacturing workforce of tomorrow. It does so through a variety of programs designed to inspire, educate and empower with a focus in four key areas: women, veterans, youth and lifelong learning. The Institute also serves as the leading authority on data and research for the industry through its Center for Manufacturing Research, closely examining issues of importance to manufacturers both to help understand them and illuminate what needs to be done to solve them.
Heroes MAKE America (HMA) is the Manufacturing Institute’s initiative to build connections between the military community and manufacturing industry Our signature program provides transitioning service members, veterans, National Guard, reservists and military spouses with the skills and certifications to find and excel in manufacturing careers. The MI is committed to building and expanding the Heroes MAKE America military training program so we can assist our nation’s service members in their transition to civilian life and fill open manufacturing jobs. We are equally committed to helping our manufacturers welcome this talent into their workforce.
We are looking for a Contractor to assist with administrative support for recruiting, day to day operations, and maintenance of the Heroes program.
Day-to-day activities include team support, general administrative duties, supplemental recruitment, data collection and other duties as assigned by the Senior Program Manager or the Vice President, Military and Veteran Programs.
Support data gathering and tracking across all sites and program elements.
Assist with the follow-up of program prospects via various social media and video conferencing platforms, email, phone and text.
Support Senior Program Manager with enrollment, funding, and installation level paperwork for participants.
Under the direction of the Senior Program Manager, provide support for resume review and distribution process.
Assist Senior Program Manager with the monitoring of the Heroes MAKE America student interview process and placement with industry and program partners
Attend plant tours as needed to include facilitating required transportation and driving for tours more than 70 miles from the installation.
Monitor social media for alumni status, manufacturer news and program updates.
Coordinate outreach to alumni to confirm placement updates in support of retention efforts.
Prepare weekly recruiting reports for Senior Program Manager and Vice President, Military and Veterans Programs.
Other duties as assigned.
3-5 years proven experience as administrative support or relevant position
Experience working with/on military installations
Excellent time-management and organization skills
Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
Knowledge of bookkeeping and reporting
Experience working on social media platforms
Tech savvy, proficient in MS Office and Salesforce
Experience and comfortable with remote work environment
Ability to work with diverse and multi-disciplinary teams
Telecommuting is allowed.
About National Association of Manufacturers
The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) is the largest manufacturing association in the United States and one of the nation’s most influential advocates for manufacturing. By joining the NAM, you become part of a spirited and dynamic team that is driven to succeed. We recognize and reward our staff with competitive pay and annual performance-based bonus programs. We offer an outstanding benefits package that includes health, dental, and vision insurance, life, short-term and long-term disability, flexible spending accounts, SmarTrip, and a 401(k) Salary Deferral plan with employer match and contributions, and ample vacation and sick leave. Become part of a fast-paced team passionate about keeping the United States the world leader in manufacturing.