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Apprenticeship Program Manager - Empowering Idaho's Manufacturing Workforce



Idaho Manufacturing Alliance



Nampa, Idaho


About Us

The Idaho Manufacturing Alliance is a dynamic and collaborative organization dedicated to advancing the manufacturing industry in Idaho. We connect companies, foster learning, and drive innovation to support the growth of both businesses and individuals. Our team operates in a flexible, fast-paced, and engaging environment where every day presents new challenges and opportunities to make a significant impact.


Position Overview

We are seeking an enthusiastic and results-driven Apprenticeship Program Manager to lead and expand our apprenticeship initiatives. As a key member of our team, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the future of Idaho's manufacturing workforce by fostering partnerships, developing innovative programs, and providing essential support to apprentices and businesses alike.


Key Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with industry partners to execute the current program and design and implement new initiatives for the IMA Apprenticeship program, bridging the skills gap and fostering a pipeline of skilled manufacturing professionals.
  • Develop Pre-Apprenticeship programs in collaboration with schools and businesses to create a strong foundation for aspiring apprentices.
  • Serve as an administrator for various Apprenticeship Committees, representing IMA at conferences and meetings to advocate for workforce development.
  • Design and coordinate new registered occupations that align with the evolving needs of manufacturers, ensuring program relevance.
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams, including marketing and operations, to streamline processes and enhance program efficiency.
  • Promote the IMA program through community collaborations, engagement initiatives, and public relations efforts to drive awareness and participation.
  • Collaborate with education and government partners on strategic workforce initiatives to drive industry growth.
  • Stay current with state, national, industry, and regulatory requirements, ensuring program alignment.
  • Monitor program profitability and ensure adherence to Federal and State regulations, maintaining compliance at all times.
  • Lead the planning and execution of proposals and agreements, managing budget forecasts and expenditures.
  • Provide regular evaluation reports to the IMA Executive team and Board of Directors, addressing areas of improvement.
  • Analyze program effectiveness, review evaluation results, and implement strategies to address any identified deficiencies.
  • Maintain accurate program records, track data, and manage databases to ensure seamless program operations.
  • Oversee administrative aspects of Apprenticeship and Pre-Apprenticeship grants, ensuring compliance and maximized utilization.
  • Undertake administrative duties and special projects to contribute to the overall success of the programs.



  • Prior experience in managing federally registered apprenticeship programs, demonstrating a solid understanding of program administration.
  • Exceptional communication skills to effectively convey the benefits of apprenticeship to diverse audiences.
  • Strong verbal and written communication abilities, facilitating clear and concise communication.
  • Sharp critical thinking skills with the ability to strategize and find innovative solutions to challenges.
  • Self-motivated and capable of working independently, while also being a collaborative team player.
  • Outstanding time-management skills to juggle multiple priorities and meet deadlines effectively.
  • Attentive to detail with a keen eye for accuracy in program implementation and reporting.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite for efficient documentation and reporting.
  • Background in the manufacturing industry is advantageous, bringing insight into the unique needs and dynamics of the sector.
  • Dedication to delivering excellent customer service, ensuring a positive experience for program participants.


Why Join Us

Impactful Work ~Be at the forefront of reshaping Idaho's manufacturing workforce, contributing to industry growth and development.

Collaborative Environment ~Work within a flexible, dynamic team that values innovation and shared success.

Professional Growth ~ Enhance your skills and knowledge through engaging projects and ongoing learning opportunities.

Hybrid Work Model ~ Enjoy the flexibility of hybrid work arrangements to balance personal and professional commitments.

Meaningful Contribution ~ Play a vital role in creating opportunities for individuals and businesses to thrive in the manufacturing sector.


If you're passionate about driving workforce development, fostering industry connections, and shaping Idaho's manufacturing landscape, we invite you to apply. Join us in making a difference through the power of apprenticeship. Apply now to embark on a rewarding journey with the Idaho Manufacturing Alliance.

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