Carpentry Instructor

Home Builders Institute Inc

About the organization

The Home Builders Institute (HBI) is the nation’s leading educational resource for career technical education in the building industry. HBI provides its students with the skills and experience they need for careers in residential construction.

The organization offers pre-apprenticeship training, job placement services, mentoring, certification programs, and online learning across the country to youth, veterans, displaced workers and others who want to be a part of America’s trained workforce.

HBI does more than provide job skills. Its programs build character and self-esteem, helping students develop what they need to succeed on the job and in life. HBI changes lives every day.


HBI is currently seeking a Carpentry Instructor for Tecumseh Correctional Facility Career Center in Tecumseh, NE.
Under the direct supervision of the Regional Career Development Coordinator (RCDC), and the general supervision of the Regional Program Manager, instructs program participants, incarcerated individuals, in Pre- Apprenticeship Certificate Training (PACT). Trains program participants in building trades. Provides assessment of potential participants, and assessment of active participants’ progress. Accountable for participant’s ability to perform satisfactorily when placed on the job at the completion of training. Handles confidential information.
Internal: Communicates with the Regional Career Development Coordinator, Regional Placement Coordinator and Regional Program Manager
External: Communicates with staff of funding and partner agencies other providers, probation officers, prospective and/or current employers of program graduates, case management agencies and organizations providing "live work” opportunities.


High School Diploma/equivalent.
Experience/Skills/Core Competencies:
• Five years of documented experience in the required trade area required.
• Demonstrated ability to communicate with a variety of industry and human service groups.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Demonstrated ability to teach and communicate effectively with students.
• Current valid state driver’s license.
• Active CPR and First Aid Certification preferred.
• Experience using computers and MS Office software.
• Depending on program or funder requirements, may need to complete Protective Action Response training, an extensive criminal background screening, and/or a workplace productivity assessment.
HBI offers a competitive salary and benefits program.
HBI is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected characteristic as established by federal, state, or local law.

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