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The mission of the Workforce Development Council of Seattle-King County (WDC) is to support a strong economy and the capability of each person to achieve self-sufficiency. We work all over the community bringing employers, jobseekers, youth, educators, labor groups and other nonprofits together to find – and fund – solutions to workforce gaps.
We are pursuing a Program Manager to contribute to the mission by planning, managing, coordinating, and evaluating program activities for the development and implementation of a globally diverse and cutting-edge workforce and learning system in King County. The Program Manager is also responsible for innovating, problem solving, centering racial equity in programs, and coordinating current WDC program strategies.
tasks and Responsibilities
   »Board Support : Prepare informational reports, action documents and presentation materials for board and committee meetings.
   »Contract Development : Assist in identifying program metrics and performance measures; negotiate contracts with service providers; work collaboratively with other contract management team members.
   »Fund Development : Participate in analysis, writing and submission of grant proposals.
   »Partnership Coordination : Facilitate communication and information sharing among community stakeholders and system partners; lead the development of solutions to workforce development challenges.
   »Policy Compliance : Actively participate in policy development and implementation, and monitoring reviews, as required.
   »Public Speaking : Professionally perform customized presentations; represent the WDC in the community including outreach, communications and education.
   »Research and Reports : Develop policies and programs located on research and analysis; review, analyze and interpret laws, regulations and policies governing WDC programs; interpret and analyze legislative proposals and activities; analyze labor market information, demographic trends and community needs; prepare results and recommendation reports located on findings and analysis.
   »RFP/RFQ Development : Identify and write parameters for requests for proposals, including proposal evaluation criteria; manage bidder and evaluation process; conduct procurement award analysis and recommendations to the board as needed; execute award notifications.
   »Program and Service Delivery Evaluation : Review service delivery methods and the quality of services provided; document performance; provide recommendations and technical assistance.
   »Specialized Projects : Manage all aspects of special initiatives as determined, such as leading sector initiatives, industry panels, community forums and grant-specific programs.
   »Other tasks as assigned
   » Program development and management
   » Principles and practices of employment and training programs
   » Program analysis and evaluation tools
   » Regional workforce needs and strategies
   » Workforce program policies and regulations, including the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act and connected Department of Labor guidelines
   » WorkSource system organizational structure, policies and services
   »Analytical : Use logic and reasoning to assess data and information, form logical conclusions, evaluate options, and make decisions or recommendations.
   »Computer : Use computer hardware and software to manage projects.
   »Active Listening : Receive, process and respond effectively to spoken and non-verbal messages.
   »Management Consulting : Provide clear written and verbal information and recommendations to managers.
   »Multi-Task : Handle a number of tasks simultaneously.
   »Communication : Convey information clearly, concisely and professionally according to the needs of the audience.
   »Organization : Establish, prioritize and meet designated timelines.
   »Performance Management : Use data to evaluate effectiveness and provide strategies for continual improvement and opportunities for growth.
   »Project Management : Apply project management methods, tools and competencies.
   »Research : Collect, analyze, evaluate and communicate information.
   »Accountcapability : Accept personal responsibility for work and actions.
   »Effective Communication : Effectively convey ideas and information.
   »Creative Thinking : Use innovation to approach problems and form proposed solutions.
   »Critical Thinking : Use purposeful and reflective judgment to process, analyze, interpret, explain, evaluate, illustrate and compare information.
   »Customer Service : Provide value-added services to external and internal customers.
   »Inclusiveness : Actively contribute to a work environment that embraces diversity and equality; build consensus among groups of diverse individuals.
   »Interpersonal Abilities : Relate to co-workers, partners and customers; mitigate conflict, and inspire others to participate; foster, develop and manage industry and community relationships; capability to work independently and as part of a team.
   »Problem-Solving : Identify and offer solutions to complex organizational, procedural and technical problems.
Additional Information
Annual income : $72,396-$101,880
Reliable transportation is required for local travel to and from various business meetings. capability to travel is required within and outside the State of Washington to participate in meetings and conferences.
The Workforce Development Council of Seattle-King County is an equal opportunity employer / program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.
Position open until filled. To apply for this position, please submit a resume and cover letter to:
Human Resources
Workforce Development Council of Seattle-King County
2003 Western Avenue, Suite 250
Seattle, WA 98121
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Job Information
   » Job location: Seattle, Washington, 98121, United States
   » Listing ID: 45084686
   » Published: November 19, 2018
   » Position Title:Program Manager
   » Employer's nameWorkforce Development Council of Seattle-King County
   » Business Sector:Non-Profit / Charity
   » Listing Function:Other
   » Entry Level:No
   » Employment Type:Full-Time

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