Education and Vocation Coordinator

SER Metro-Detroit

About the organization

Since 1971, SER Metro-Detroit has consistently maintained a high-performance record in the skills training and placement of consumers into unsubsidized employment in the private sector and in providing employers with a diverse, qualified workforce. The means by which our mission of cultivating a qualified, skilled and adaptable workforce for metropolitan Detroit and the global economy is reflected in our name: Service, Employment, and Redevelopment. SER Metro-Detroit works to give each consumer of services the resources needed to create a life of self-sufficiency and self-fulfillment. SER program mix includes: literacy and education, job readiness skills training, occupational skills training, vocational skills training, job seeker and employer services, welfare reform programming, economic and community development, employment, and extensive youth programming. The services delivery system includes the active participation of the public and private sectors, education, and government.


Coordinate and oversee the implementation of healthcare and construction curriculum.
Lead and coordinate GED, Foundational Skills, and Vocational activities.
Serves as the liaison between SER Metro- Detroit and YouthBuild partners.
Monitor and engage in healthcare externships and construction worksites visit to support instruction as needed.
Coordinate the onboarding of eligible participants through a selection process, Challenge Week.
Ensure that Program objectives and outcomes are met.
Manage a team of 5-7 staff members, providing guidance, support and supervision to ensure effective execution of program activities.
Document and review the effectiveness of the program and its services for reporting purposes.
Collect, analyze, and use high quality and timely data from programs, and reliable internal and external sources to enable data- informed decision making.


A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in education, education administration, or a related field is required. (Teacher certification and experience in vocational or Career Technical Education are necessary.)
Ability to work in an enthusiastic and encouraging way with young people facing barriers.
Experience in creative curriculum planning and development is preferred.
Commitment to the goals and objectives of the program and to the mission of SER Metro-Detroit and SER YouthBuild Learning Academy.
Demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of low-income students, understanding cross-cultural values regarding education, and the ability to establish rapport with the target population.
Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential.
A high degree of initiative and the ability to work without constant supervision are required. Must have experience working in team settings, collaborate effectively with others, function well under pressure, manage multiple tasks concurrently, and always remain professional.
Must be able to plan program activities and services, manage time effectively, prioritize tasks, and meet tight program deadlines.


$50,000 - $ 60,000 per year

Application instructions

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