Vincennes University is accepting applications for Workforce Training Coordinator. This is a full time professional staff position with benefits located in Loogootee, IN.
I. DUTIES OF THE JOB:
Specific duties of the Workforce Training Coordinator include, but are not limited to, the following:
Lead the promotion and facilitation of Workforce Development and educational activities on an assigned county basis. Consult and provide technical assistance to individuals and groups involved with business, industry, social service agencies, schools, and other community based organizations.
Plan and implement all phases of job development and develop relationships with businesses.
Administer/Manage the placement of customers into unsubsidized employment through contacts developed and maintained with business and industry.
Maintain knowledge of local labor market and assist in the development of labor market information as needed for use by internal and external customers.
Advise and monitor training participants on all academic aspects to ensure training completion and job placement.
Manage case load (one-hundred minimum) of diverse clientele including adults, dislocated workers and youth.
Be able to use assessments, testing and sound judgment to assist customers in making career and employment decisions.
Determine eligibility of customers to receive financial assistance through multiple federally funded programs.
Document results in electronic data management systems to show on-going case management activities.
Procure supportive and training services from vendors.
Investigate and resolve any initial grievance or complaint.
Plan activities to meet annually established enrollment numbers and expenditure levels.
Assist in development and presentation of workshops to customers and staff.
Ensure confidentiality of customer staff relationships.
Attend meetings and in-service training as required.
Perform related assignments as deemed necessary and directed by supervisors.
II. RESPONSIBILITIES OF JOB:
The Workforce Training Coordinator receives general supervision and guidance from the Director, Operations Manager and PDT Manager. Job responsibilities are to be performed within the general policies of Vincennes University as defined by the University manual, Policy Letters and internal organizational charts, position descriptions, written and verbal instructions, and IDWD policies. The individual exercises daily, independent, non-routine decision making which demands initiative, management skills, sound judgment, and positive communication skills.
III. REQUIREMENTS OF JOB:
Bachelor’s Degree or six years of experience in the area of employment and training programs, employer relations, social work, economic development, or related field. The ability to establish working relationships with people of diverse backgrounds and abilities is essential. Excellent communication skills (written and oral) are required. Position also requires a valid driver’s license and the ability to travel by both public and private transportation including self transportation. These requirements are in addition to the duties listed in the position description.
Salary will be determined on the basis of experience, skills, knowledge, and abilities.
VU is committed to diversity in the college community.
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three references to Vincennes University, Human Resources, 1002 North First Street, Vincennes, IN 47591 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Application deadline is
esday, February 12, 2013.