The Healthcare Career Advancement Program (H-CAP) is a national labor/management organization that promotes innovation and quality in healthcare career education. We

build the workforce for quality care through workforce development, training resources, and partnering for patients and communities.

H-CAP works with employers, unions, and workers to deploy high-quality training to support the healthcare industry at a time of unprecedented system transformation. These training programs seek to lift up workers, create a pipeline of well-trained staff for employers, and ensure that healthcare continues to fulfill its promise as a primary engine of the economy, both nationally and locally.

H-CAP is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to maintaining a diverse staff and encourage applications from people of color, women, people with disabilities, the LGBTQ+ community, and other applicants whose background or lived experiences may contribute to our mission of building equitable, quality jobs and education in the healthcare field.

H-CAP is seeking a Project Coordinator in Michigan to work with the H-CAP team on the development and implementation of a robust workforce development program and various organizational educational initiatives that support a labor-management partnership in the Michigan Nursing Home Industry. Travel within the state required. The position reports to H-CAP’s Senior Program Manager.



Our organizational values, Accountability, Collaboration, Leadership, and our Worker-Centric & Equity focus, are important to us and guide the impactful work we do here at H-CAP. A successful candidate for this position will demonstrate the following qualities in their role:

Accountability shows up when we exercise continuous self-awareness, ownership, and responsibility for our words, ideas, and actions.

Collaboration shows up when we build powerful diverse relationships and inclusive teams that ensure open communication at all levels and create new pathways for solutions jointly.

Leadership shows up when we organize others around a vision, inspire each other to learn from our successes and failures, take initiative and courageous action.

Worker-Centric/Equity shows up when we center the experiences and voices of workers and continually examine and advance policies, practices, and systems for racial/gender justice and job quality, with those most impacted at the center.



Reports to: Program Manager

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Build relationships and partnerships with the union, nursing home operators/employers, education institutions, state and city agencies, and community allies to build and implement a robust training, recruitment, and retention program in nursing homes across the state.
Support the development and implementation of a workforce development program in the nursing home industry.
Identify and collaborate with community partners and state agencies to recruit community members to enter the long-term care sector.
Lead a Member Program to support the development and implementation of grant programs.
Responsible for the management of workforce development and labor management programs that support the current and future demands of union, members, and employer partners in the long-term care industry.
Engage in partnership with stakeholders that help build the scope of programs.
Identify and gather needed information and data to understand the impact of programs.
Participate in community conversations about healthcare, specifically long-term care, workforce.
Keeps abreast of changes in the healthcare industry regarding workforce development and training.
Ability to travel to various locations within the state and nationally when needed.
Perform other related duties, including supervisory, as assigned by Senior Program Manager.
Valued Attributes:

Commitment to racial, gender, and economic justice
Familiarity or experience with unions and labor/management education partnerships
Strong speaking, writing, and editing skills
Persistence, good follow-up, and a relationship-building orientation
Ability to balance, prioritize, and follow through on tasks for multiple projects in a timely manner
Ability to work independently
Highly organized with impeccable attention to detail
Excellent interpersonal communication, including in a remote work environment
Strong computer skills; ease with recent technology and applications
Initiative and creativity to suggest strategic interventions or innovative approaches
Experience working in a multi-stakeholder environment
Ability to travel to various locations nationally for conferences and meetings
Position-Related Skills and Experience:

A minimum of 5 years of program leadership and educational design/delivery experience
Experience working in a union or labor-management environment
Experience with various database systems
Experience with workforce development and adult education programs
Excellent organizational skills
Knowledge of post-secondary education system
Experience developing, facilitating and leading trainings
Knowledge of the nursing home industry
Experience shaping, developing, or implementing a training plans
Knowledge of the healthcare industry and its workforce needs
Experience with workforce development and adult education programs
Must be able to travel to program and meeting sites

Salary: $55,000-$65,000 commensurate with experience and qualifications. This position is grant funded. H-CAP shall consider the following items when creating salary offers:

Available funding
Local market conditions
Pay at other similar organizations
Candidate’s prior salary and salary requests
The Executive Director will confer with the Executive Committee at the end of each year to determine the amount of funding available for annual increases. All salary decisions are made by the Executive Director with consultation from the Executive Committee. H-CAP does not pay annual bonuses.

Benefits: H-CAP strives to award excellent, competitive benefits to staff. The following benefits are provided to all full-time employees:

4 weeks accrued vacation per year (after 3 months of full-time work)
3 personal days per year
12 sick days per year
Additional paid leave such as bereavement, jury duty, etc.
Life, long term, and short-term disability insurance at no cost to the employee
Comprehensive employee and dependent coverage for health insurance, vision, and dental; premiums fully paid by H-CAP

Classification: Full Time, Grant Funded, Exempt,  At Will

Location: Remote with travel expectations. Must be in Northern Michigan. This position includes areas but are not limited to: Petosky, Gaylord, Hillman, Alpena, Sutton Bay, Garfield Twp., Traverse City, Midland and Mount Pleasant.


Interviews for this position will be conducted via Zoom.


Travel Requirements: Employees may be asked to attend meetings and/or events that will require travel as part of their job duties. H-CAP holds at least 1 weeklong conference per year and other multi-day meetings that are mandatory for all staff. This position will require travel to various nursing home facilities across the state.

Work Hours: H-CAP employees are expected to be available during normal business hours (e.g., 9:00am to 5:00pm) in their time zone.

Remote Work and Equipment: Employees must provide a workplace that has sufficient space for work and allows for only minimal disruptions. H-CAP will provide a phone, laptop, mouse, keyboard, external monitor, and devices to connect those items. H-CAP will not provide furniture. Employees may elect to use their own phone and will receive a $50/month stipend. Employees must have a data plan sufficient for the employee to conduct regular business using the phone. Employees must also have access to minimum acceptable internet speed of at least 25MB download speed and 10MB upload speed.

Sole Employer and Conflicts of Interest

Full time employees are hired and continue in H-CAP’s employ with the understanding that H-CAP is the employee’s sole employer, and that other employment is strictly prohibited. No employee shall be affiliated with any provider of goods or services to H-CAP in any manner that conflicts with the interests of H-CAP.