Working Title: CareerForce Systems Innovations Director
Job ID: 27425
Location: St. Paul
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
Date Posted: 10/11/2018
Closing Date: 10/31/2018
Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Employment and Economic Development
Division/Unit: CareerForce Systems Innovations
Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift
Days of Work: Monday – Friday
Travel Required: Yes
Salary Range: $41.40 – $59.27/hourly; $86,443 – $123,756/annually
Classified Status: Classified
Connect 700 Program Eligible: Yes
The position will be responsible for providing strategic direction and leadership in all facets of operations, policy, and management of Minnesota’s CareerForce workforce development system. The position requires a close working relationship with the Deputy Commissioner for Workforce Development as well as the ability to give direction to and coordinate the efforts of DEED workforce division directors, direct reports, members of the Governors Workforce Development Board, and other strategic partners.
The position will act as Liaison to the Governors Workforce Development Board (GWDB), providing principle staff support to the GWDB and coordination of DEED’s overall staff support to the GWDB. The GWDB provides counsel to the Governor and Legislature on Minnesota’s workforce development systems.
The position manages and assures consistent application for the administrative functions of the CareerForce Systems Innovation division in conformance with the agency’s federal requirements as well as departmental requirements (human resources, contract administration, special appropriations and capital budget allocations, project data tracking, project monitoring and compliance).
The position manages the development and implementation of new initiatives to help support Minnesota’s workforce development system to support the state’s continued economic prosperity. Chief among these purposes is providing insight and direction on the State’s implementation of the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). This position also acts as DEED’s internal lead on effective implementation of the CareerForce cohesive brand and systems alignment.
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