Assists with the management and coordination of the County's Workforce Investment Act (WIA) employment and training programs.
Performs planning activities, and researches employment, labor market trends, and demographic data.
Makes employment needs projections and assists in the preparation of grant requests.
Establishes and maintains relationships with businesses to stay abreast of hiring and business needs and to help achieve staffing objectives by recruiting and evaluating job candidates.
Builds applicant sources by researching and contacting community service organizations, colleges, employment agencies, recruiters, media, and Internet sites, providing organization information and opportunities, making presentations, and maintaining rapport.
Assists in the preparation of and reconciles budget and cost plan data.
Monitors and controls actual budgets and program levels for grant funded programs.
Promotes and explains Workforce Investment Act (WIA) programs and benefits to potential employers and clients.
Monitors program contractor performance to determine completeness and adherence to specifications.
Evaluates requests for proposals and recommends programs.
Coordinates with contractors to discuss problems and facilitate communication.
Trains and advises staff on WIA.
Develops and locates worksites for work experience students.
Designs and plans classroom training program for students.
Serves as an administrative contact with DeKalb County 's Board of Education, and state and local officials regarding WIA.
Coordinates and monitors programs and serves as liaison with community, governmental and other associated organizations.
Associate’s degree in Business, Personnel Administration, Sociology or related field; two years experience in administering training programs or staffing and recruiting preferably in a Workforce Development or related environment. Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia’s driver’s license. An equivalent combination of education and/or experience will be considered.