Assistant Director LCETS
Administers Workforce Center programs to support the provision of employment related services. Assists Director in the management of the personnel and employment programs of the Center.
The following statements are illustrative of the duties and responsibilities of the job. The organization retains the right to modify or change the duties and responsibilities of the job at any time.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
- Receives general direction from the Director of the Workforce Center.
- Exercises direct and indirect supervision over the employees of the Workforce Center department.
- Administer the County's Enterprise Zone Program; provide information to local businesses; review and approve applications.
- Coordinate employer roundtable, employment conferences and the like sponsored by the Workforce Center; develop schedules, agendas, and promotional materials; schedule speakers; coordinate meeting logistics and staff.
- Act as a staff liaison for the Workforce Center Board; coordinate schedule, agendas, and meeting logistics; prepare and distribute meeting minutes; research and respond to Board member questions.
- Provide expert information on state and local employment statistics; interpret and distribute employment information; research and respond to public and media questions.
- Act as public information officer for the Workforce Center; assist staff with media issues, questions and contacts, write and review press releases and other written materials for the Center; administer marketing program for the Center; develop and implement communications procedures and policies.
- Assume responsibility for the organization and personnel in the managing Directors absence.
- Serve as a member of the Workforce Center's management team; review and resolve internal issues; develop and implement strategic direction for the organization.
- Provide expert advice and recommendations concerning program requirement changes and employment and social services trends; develop and implement policy and procedure changes throughout the Workforce Center.
- Interpret policy and procedural questions for staff, County administration, the Workforce Center Board, state and federal representatives, clients, etc.
- Coordinate programs and services with other County divisions and departments and outside agencies.
- Perform special studies and projects as assigned and required.
- Participate in various committees and boards related to program activities and responsibilities.
- Perform other duties as appropriate or necessary for performance of the job.
- Supervisory principles, procedures, and methods including selection, training, discipline, and evaluation.
- Scope and application of laws and regulations pertaining to State and Federal employment programs.
- Social Services programs and services.
- Leadership methods and management skills.
- State and Federal government and private grant funding resources and programs.
- Principles, practices, and objectives as related to government provided employment program.
- Media and public relations.
- Supervise and mentor professional and support staff in a productive and positive manner.
- Act as an official representative of the County in a professional manner with local, state, and national agencies and organizations.
- Organize material and present information clearly and concisely in verbal and written form.
- Perform effective public speaking to groups of varied interests and backgrounds.
- Evaluate the essential public information content of memos, resolutions, motions, reports, and other documents.
- Read and comprehend department and County rules, regulations, policies, and standard operating procedures.
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other County employees, representatives of other agencies and organizations, and members of the community.
- Over 5 years of increasingly responsible experience in related social/human services field or performance of duties including management of programs and personnel.
- Equivalent to a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Social Services, Business Administration, Public Administration, or a related field.