IATSE Entertainment and Exhibition Industries Training Trust Fund

IATSE Entertainment and Exhibition Industries Training Trust Fund

Program Specialist

Based in Burbank, CA


The IATSE Training Trust Fund (TTF) is looking for a full-time Program Specialist to conduct outreach, coordination and tracking for select training programs of the IATSE Training Trust Fund. This position will work with the TTF Training Tracker maintaining individual course records as well as with some of our other programs when individuals and locals need additional support navigating the programs available through the TTF.

Organization Overview:
The IATSE Training Trust Fund is a non-profit ERISA labor management training fund that envisions a workforce with the highest level of training in skills, safety, and craftsmanship, available across the IATSE jurisdiction. Our mission is to promote industry-wide recognized standards for safety, skills, and craftsmanship in the entertainment and exhibition industries by:

  • Providing training that improves existing skills, develops new skills, embraces technological change, and focuses on the safest way to perform the work of the crafts
  • Supporting training opportunities to all employees working under the jurisdiction of the IATSE
  • Developing state-of-the-art training tools, resources, and methods


  • Track IATSE TTF programs and trainings as assigned (specifically being responsible for maintaining the TTF Training Tracker and providing student support).
  • Work closely with other TTF program staff to upload student course data and trouble shoot any course data discrepancies. Update and maintain accurate records in the database for individual profiles; combine/correct records as needed.
  • Work with the TTF Database vendor to make sure the Training Tracker is operating
  • Create and distribute individual, local union and employer Training Tracker accounts
  • Work closely and communicate with program beneficiaries, local unions, and employers on assigning Training Tracker accounts
  • Provide one-on-one phone support to Local Unions and program participants to guide them through the various application processes.
  • Serve as the initial TTF contact person for beneficiaries, local unions, and employers, answering questions and providing support with a focus on excellent customer service to encourage program participation
  • Other projects as assigned by the Program Manager and/or Executive Director

Minimum Qualifications

  • Education: BA
  • Experience: 3+ years working for a non-profit, training/education or labor organization working with participants and implementing programs.

Other Skills/Knowledge/Experience Required:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent listening skills
  • Outstanding relationship development skills
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Pro-active, self-starter with the ability to prioritize workload
  • Previous entertainment industry experience a plus
  • Previous union experience a plus
  • Background in social work a plus

To Apply:
Send résumé and cover letter to Heidi Hurst at: jobs@iatsetrainingtrust.org.

TTF Website: www.iatsetrainingtrust.org
TTF Video: https://www.iatsetrainingtrust.org/#video

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