The City of Worcester is an EEO/AA Employer. Preference is given to Worcester residents.
WORCESTER JOBS FUND PROGRAM DIRECTOR
MASSHIRE CAREER CENTER
CITY OF WORCESTER
The MassHire Central Region Workforce Board (MCRWB) is seeking a Worcester Jobs Fund Program Director. The MCRWB is one of 16 Workforce Investment Boards throughout Massachusetts charged with overseeing and implementing workforce development initiatives. The board is a volunteer body of diverse stakeholders, including representatives from private industry, organized labor, government agencies, and non-profit organizations, which serve the City of Worcester and 37 surrounding communities in Southern Worcester County, the board is also responsible for developing policy, providing oversight for, and coordination of, federal and state workforce development initiatives and job training programs.
The Worcester Jobs Fund exists to ensure that development projects and job expansion efforts in Worcester bring a direct benefit to Worcester residents in the form of jobs, job training, and related services by creating a system that better prepares and connects Worcester residents with living-wage employment. The Director is responsible for the implementation of the tasks associated with the Worcester Jobs Fund project, including design and implementation of employment training programs in various industries; establishing and maintaining employer partnerships aligned with job trainings, with special focus on those companies receiving tax increment financing (TIF) incentives and local institutions; participating in local activities to support underrepresented populations to increase participation in the building trades; and completing all administrative reporting and data tracking in compliance with local, state and federal requirements.
Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
SALARY RANGE: $71,547 - $79,561 annually, full-time, exempt, with an excellent benefits package.
To apply, please visit: www.worcesterma.gov/employment or send resume and cover letter on or before FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2021 to: City of Worcester, 455 Main Street, Room 109, Worcester, MA 01608. Preference is given to Worcester residents. The City of Worcester is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Direct inquiries to: City Hall, Human Resources, Room 109, 508-799-1030, HR@worcesterma.gov.