Title: LPN Apprenticeship Program Manager
Company: RISE Partnership

RISE Partnership delivers outstanding training and benefits with a focus on equity and worker-employer collaboration. Together with unions and employers, we are proud to support over 80,000 Oregon care providers and state employees.

Position Summary
The New Development Program Manager will be part of a team of professionals who support RISE Partnership’s mission to develop unique solutions to workforce challenges. The Program Manager is responsible for developing and implementing a first of its kind LPN Apprenticeship program across the state of Oregon. The Program Manager will manage the program through all project phases including program design, eligibility, implementation, and continuous improvement.

Essential Functions

Work with the Director to develop an LPN apprenticeship program that meets the workforce development needs of long-term care workers and employer organizations

Collaborate with wide range of stakeholders including State partners, SEIU 503, Employers, Care Providers, and other external and internal stakeholders

Develop the program through an equity and inclusion lens to ensure career development opportunities are accessible to historically underrepresented groups.

Develop and Convene Apprenticeship Subcommittee monthly to facilitate meetings, interviews, and selection of apprentices.

Provide monthly project status reports

Supervise staff trainers, career coaches, and other staff to meet program goals

Work closely with recruitment team to develop outreach strategy

Work closely with eligibility team to ensure wraparound supports process is efficient and effective

Work with administrative team to develop standard operating procedures (SOPs)

Set cadence to measure program’s effectiveness

Ensure program compliance with all State and Federal Apprenticeship requirements

Track and complete required grant reporting

Handle and appropriately report confidential, leadership, and personnel matters

Be curious, generous, open-minded and enjoy working as part of a team

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Ability to design and implement new programs for adult learners

Demonstrated track record of advancing equity and inclusion

Ability to design meaningful evaluative processes

Experience training or otherwise engaging with workers and a commitment to empowering them to reach their career and personal goals

A commitment to treating coworkers and participants with respect

Able to perform in fast-paced, ambiguous, and changing environments

Ability to work in a team-based environment


Demonstrated experience managing programs related to education and learning.

Demonstrated experience managing trainers/instructors in remote and in-person environments.

Demonstrated experience providing direct feedback on instruction technique and facilitation using adult learning methodologies.

Experience successfully managing a team to lead and drive education-related work.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This position is responsible for supervising other staff members.

Working Conditions

Requires occasional lifting and exertion for short periods Requires very limited physical exertion
Readiness to work occasional long hours, weekends

Able to travel between worksites and/or meeting locations within the state

Application Requirements:

Ready to join us? A resume, cover letter and references are required for all applications. Your cover letter should explain your reason for wanting to work for RISE Partnership and provide an example of your demonstrated success in a similar position.

COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement:

RISE Partnership is committed to keeping our community and workforce safe. Please note that all employees are required to be in compliance with our RISE Mandatory COVID Vaccination Policy.

Pay and Benefits:

We offer competitive wages and top-notch benefits, including employer sponsored paid medical and dental insurance or an opt-out benefit, vision reimbursement, flexible benefit spending payment, and employee assistance program benefits for ourselves and if applicable our dependents. We also provide a generous employer paid 401K contribution and additional leave benefits to support employee well-being such as paid vacation, sick leave, parental leave, and holidays.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

RISE Partnership an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our team members are also responsible for conduct consistent with our EEO standards and are expected to demonstrate respect for all coworkers and participants. We also recognize the desirability of increasing employment opportunities for people of color, women, LGBTQQI, people that are bilingual or multilingual, and people with disabilities.

Contact: Ryan Bennett
Address: 525 NE Oregon Street Suite 200
Portland, OR 97232
Phone: 000-000-0000
Email: ryan.bennett@risepartnership.com

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