12 days old

Workforce Development Director

Tompkins County
Ithaca, New York 14850
  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:

The work involves responsibility for directing the planning, coordination, implementation, oversight and monitoring of resources designed to develop the workforce, serving as Director of the Tompkins County Workforce Development Board (“WDB”), carrying out the functions of a Workforce Development Board in accordance with the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act. An employee in this class must relate applicable fiscal, economic and technical information to various government programs to upgrade and improve job skills of the unemployed, and underemployed, and improve total employment opportunities in the area served, as well as meet the skills needs of local businesses. The position involves a high level of autonomy and independent judgement while working in compliance with the law, regulations, policies and procedures established by the Tompkins County Workforce Development Board, County Administrator and New York State Department of Labor. Wide leeway is permitted for the exercise of independent judgement in carrying out the responsibilities of the position. The employee is required to exercise a high level of interpersonal skill and understanding in order to persuade, motivate or collaborate with others to fulfill the mission of the WDB. Supervision is exercised over the work of all agency employees. The incumbent will perform all related duties as required.

Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: EITHER:

1. Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a master’s degree in public or business administration, industrial or labor relations, economics, social science, human resources or a related field, AND three years full time paid satisfactory experience in employment program planning, development and analysis, human resources counseling or placement, public or business administration; economics, labor relations or a related field; OR 

2. Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a bachelor's degree in public or business administration, industrial or labor relations, economics, political science, social science, human resources or a related field, AND five years of full-time paid experience in employment program planning, development and analysis, human resources or placement, public or business administration, economics, labor relations or a related field, three years of which must have been in a supervisory capacity; OR

3. Any combination of training and experience equal to or greater than that described in (a) and(b) above.

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Posted: 2019-11-05 Expires: 2019-12-05

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