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Alumni Program Manager

September 14th, 2012

SkillsUSA is hiring for the position of an alumni program manager. This position administers the responsibilities associated with the management of all aspects of SkillsUSA’s national alumni association.

Minimum Education, License and Experience Requirements
This position requires effective written and verbal communication skills, the ability to manage projects efficiently, conduct research and coordinate attendance at SkillsUSA and other educational events such as school visits, conferences and/or trade shows. Candidates should be organized, detail-oriented, energetic and possess the ability to multi-task and work well with others. Non-profit association experience and alumni experience preferred, especially as a former SkillsUSA member or career and technical student organization member or supporter. Knowledge and/or experience in Microsoft Office software required. Relevant experience and an associate’s or bachelor’s degree is preferred.

Essential Functions of the Job

  • Develop and implement annual and long-range operating plans for Alumni development
  • Design and conduct strategies and tactics to substantially increase Alumni membership and involvement at all levels
  • Develop and promote the tangible and intangible benefits of membership to prospective Alumni members
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for the Alumni Coordinating Committee and coordinate its awards and recognition programs
  • Work directly with state association directors and state alumni coordinators to provide state support
  • In coordination with the Office of Business Partnerships and Development, assist in developing corporate relationships to support the Alumni and SkillsUSA. This includes, but is not limited to, fundraising efforts such as the individual giving campaign

Interested applicants should submit a résumé and cover letter to: Missy Wilson, Human Resources Manager, SkillsUSA, 14001 SkillsUSA Way, Leesburg, VA 20176, or by email to by September 28, 2012.

In keeping with a tradition of respect for the individuality of our members and our role in workforce development, SkillsUSA strives to ensure inclusive participation in all of our programs, partnerships and employment opportunities. SkillsUSA is an equal opportunity employer. Partnership

September 1st, 2011

SkillsUSA is pleased to announce a partnership with to assist SkillsUSA alumni and graduating students with job networking opportunities and to help our partner companies hire qualified skilled workers. is an innovative company offering skilled workers free tools to showcase their skills. Companies can hire exactly who they need and can access education and work history and information such as background checks, DMV records and drug tests for those who choose to share it on their profile. The basic product is free of charge, with more advanced premium recruiting tools coming soon. Companies who sign up on can hire SkillsUSA alumni or one of the thousands of other skilled workers currently on the site. is directly donating to SkillsUSA’s Youth Development Foundation a percentage of the fees generated from SkillsUSA partner companies that hire through

You are welcome to explore’s website at:

Job Opportunities in Dubai

April 29th, 2011

The WorldSkills Official Technical Delegate for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has asked our assistance in recruiting educators/administrators for their technical training institutes. Specifically, they need instructors in most technical areas and English, Math and Science and principals and vice principals. In addition to having the appropriate education/experience, the only other requirement is that applicants must speak English as their first language. Jobs are in and around Dubai in all new facilities with the latest, state-of-the art equipment. Preferred start date is mid-August.

The UAE will pay air travel costs (business class for principals and directors and economy class for instructors and vice principals) and one paid trip home each year.

Positions are one-year and up contracts. Monthly salaries in USD for technical/academic instructors start at around $7,500, for vice principals $10,000, for principals $13,500 and directors $18,500 with a bonus of one month’s salary at the end of the contract term. All medical and dental is included. There are no government income taxes.

Seriously interested individuals should contact Ms. Rawan Mobaslat at

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