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TypeFull Time
Application DeadlineDecember 2, 2019
College Degree Required?Yes
Salary Range$65,000-$80,000


The Workforce Development Director provides leadership and direction on strategic workforce issues, identifies regional needs and develops strategies to meet those needs for Virginia Career Works-Piedmont Region. The region served includes Planning District 9 (Counties of Culpeper, Fauquier, Madison, Orange and Rappahannock) and Planning District 10 (City of Charlottesville and the Counties of Albemarle, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa and Nelson). The Director is an employee of the Central Virginia Partnership, which is VCW-Piedmont's  administrative and fiscal agent. The Director performs highly responsible and visible work in the administration of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) services and program activities, including serving as staff to the Board, Council of elected officials and committees and providing oversight of all workforce programs.

Job Duties

Serve as lead staff to the VCW-Piedmont Council, Piedmont Workforce Development Board, and VCW-Piedmont Executive Committee; interface with Committees and volunteers. Ensure that strategic priorities and plans of the Board and Council are incorporated into program operations. Ensure compliance with federal and state policies and procedures regarding implementation of WIOA and the Local Workforce Development Board. Plan, coordinate, and develop policies and procedures for the oversight and administration of WIOA funded Adult, Dislocated Worker and Youth programs. Serve as liaison with critical stakeholders, such as One Stop partners, to ensure resource sharing and the maximum amount of cooperation in responding to customer needs and service delivery strategies.

Skills Required

Experience working with Board members and elected officials. Familiar with the requirements of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) rules and regulations or related workforce development experience.  Experience federal grants management and oversight.