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Director of Training

DEPARTMENT:  Carpenters Training Center

REPORTS TO:  Executive Director of Benefit Funds

DIRECT REPORTS:  Carpenters Training Center Management

POSITION PURPOSE:  Direct and manage the operation of the New York City District Council of Carpenters Training Center.


  • Supervise a staff of over 70, including Instructors (full and part-time), Administrators, Maintenance, Grants and Health and Safety Departments.
  • Develop and adhere to an annual budget.
  • Review and approve all expenditures.
  • Oversee the development of curriculum.
  • Develop educational and trade related programming for apprentices and journey level members.
  • Collaborate and coordinate with other UBC training facilities as required.
  • Supervise the apprentice recruitment and acceptance process.
  • Oversee planning of apprentice graduation and contests.
  • Set policies and procedures for the administration of the program in consultation with the Joint Apprenticeship Training Council (JATC).
  • Meet quarterly with the JATC to report on activities, projects and policy issues.
  • Prepare reports or the Board of Trustees meetings as required.
  • Ensure adherence to all Department of Labor and other governmental agencies policies, laws, rules and procedures concerning the administration of a State Approved Apprenticeship Program.
  • Ensure adherence with ERISA laws governing the AJREI Fund.
  • Select, promote and develop staff.
  • Develop and expand staff educational opportunities.
  • Oversee maintenance of CTC website; ensure that it is kept current and updated.
  • Responsible operation of the CTC Logowear Store.
  • Work hours may vary; nights, evenings and some overnight travel will be required.


  • Drive the long and short-term vision for the Carpenters Training Center.
  • Develop CTC goals and priorities and communicate them to staff.
  • Develop, encourage and empower staff toward meeting organizational goals.
  • Strategically plan resourcing needs.
  • Identify and implement operational efficiencies where needed.


  • BA/BS college degree or equivalent education/experience.
  • Experienced journey-level carpenter.
  • Solid working knowledge of apprenticeship, union construction and workforce development.
  • Preferred experience with grant development and resource management.
  • Microsoft Office experienced.
  • Excellent public speaking skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to supervise a diverse group of people with various job descriptions.
  • Ability to delegate to and monitor staff.

NYCCBF offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits. The Funds are an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified candidates regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, disability or genetic information. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to