Training Manager

Full Position Profile

The Organization

Incorporated in 1984 and established as a trade organization to promote the welfare of the wall and ceiling industry and bring about wider public recognition and acceptance of the industry, the Northwest Wall & Ceiling Contractors Association (NWCCA) is a non-profit trade association of union wall and ceiling contractors. The NWCCA’s mission is to provide exceptional member services, harmonious labor relations through unified employer representation, and the advancement of industry standards to empower and strengthen union signatory wall and ceiling contractors’ businesses.

The Position

In 2017, the NWCCA initiated a Carpenter Training Program (CTP) to maintain a regular body of highly trained union carpenters who possess the skills and knowledge necessary to serve projects, maintain the reputation of the profession, and demonstrate the value of their membership. A newly created position reporting to the Executive Director of the NWCCA, the Training Manager will provide overall leadership of the program.


A Bachelor’s Degree in education, business, curriculum design, industrial/organizational psychology, or related field is preferred. The competitive candidate will have extensive experience with curriculum development, design, and implementation, as well as experience managing, leading, and coordinating program implementation and evaluation.

The ideal candidate possesses excellent oral and written communication skills, as well as experience with database management, conducting training, and delivering group instruction. He or she must be proficient in Microsoft Office products and asset management software and demonstrate a strong customer service orientation. Finally, familiarity with general construction, field experience in construction, and the ability to speak more than one language are highly desirable skills.