Workforce Development Director

$83,865 - $83,866 yearly
  • Tompkins County, New York
  • Ithaca, NY, USA
  • Nov 22, 2021
Full time Other (Please Specify)

Job Description

The Workforce Development Director is responsible 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.