Full-Time Staff
Alexander County Extension Center
Posted 2 weeks ago


The HCCTP Coordinator is responsible for the development, implementation, administration, and evaluation of the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) Highway Construction Careers Training Program. Under the direction of the Director of Business and Workforce Development, the HCCTP Coordinator will provide management and highway construction training per the IDOT HCCTP contract. 


  • Associate’s degree in a construction-related field or 5 years of construction experience.
  • 3 years working in the highway construction industry
  • Supervisory experience
  • Knowledge of workplace safety


  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management or workforce education.
  • 5+ years of experience in different areas of the construction



  1. Create and sustain a supportive College culture that engages employees, recognizes diversity, ensures equity, promotes inclusion, and creates a sense of belonging by fostering an environment of teamwork, accountability, communication, and vision.
  2. Develops, implements, administers, and evaluates the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) Highway Construction Careers Training Program
  3. Ensures that outlined grant projects, milestones, benchmarks, goals, and associated tasks are completed within established timeframes.
  4. Trains, mentors, coaches, and develops team members in support of achieving grant objectives.
  5. Identifies, recruits, selects, hires, trains, evaluates, and supervises part-time staff within the program


  1. Establishes working relationships with IDOT, local highway construction contractors, trade union partners, college departments, and other internal and external stakeholders for placement and referrals of student trainees.
  2. Advises students of program requirements, verifies their qualifications for the program based upon student needs and IDOT requirements, and assists with job placement.
  3. Develop individual student trainee performance plans to meet IDOT program goals.
  4. Manages student trainee caseload, tracking progress and providing support through to completion of the program.
  5. Coordinates industry involvement through two dedicated HCCTP workforce advisory committee meetings per fiscal year.
  6. Tracks equipment and tool inventory, submitting timely reports to the Dean and IDOT.
  7. Conducts individual meetings with student trainees to provide program information and feedback on job search.
  8. Conduct mock interviews and post-mock interview evaluations for all student trainees.
  9. Designs and updates curriculum as needed.


  1. Ensures compliance with federal and state laws, regulations, and guidelines including grant requirements, IDOT, ICCB, & HLC reporting.
  2. Ensures institutional and programmatic accreditation requirements are met concerning curriculum and program scheduling and creation.


  1. Prepares, monitors, maintains, and oversees budget, including salaries, supplies, stipends, and equipment.
  2. Tracks expenditures, monitors, and reconciles assigned grant budgets.
  3. Completes monthly, quarterly, and annual grant performance reports for the College and IDOT.
  4. Completes budget modifications, requisitions, and bid specifications as needed.
  5. Monitors grant activities.


  1. Perform other related duties which may be required by the Director of Business & Workforce Development (i.e. duties that may not be specifically listed in the class specification or position description, but are generally within the occupational series and responsibility level associated with the employee’s class of work).
  2. General work hours are Monday through Friday, 7:45 a.m. – 4:15 p.m. Evening or weekend hours may be required to participate in other college activities outside of regular working hours.

SKILLS & ABILITIES include the following:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to adapt to the needs of the organization and employees.
  • Understanding of the socioeconomic barriers to education and the workforce.


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Consistently performs duties with concern, courtesy, and respect for all persons in a prompt and timely manner.  Must work cooperatively with students, employees, and community members and be sensitive to issues of student and employee diversity.  Consistently exhibits responsiveness to others in the organization at all levels and responds to requests for assistance from students, staff, and community members in a helpful and timely manner.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Lifting: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position. Lifting items to 20 pounds in weight.

Sitting for prolonged periods.


Work is in an office/school environment but will include trips to jobs sites. Noise levels usually are moderate.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:  Cover letter, Resume, Transcript(s)

SALARY LEVEL:  $40,000 – $42,000

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