Iowa Department of Administrative Services WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT MANAGER in Des Moines, Iowa



Auto req ID17628BR

LocationPolk County

Location Zip Code50319

Location CityDes Moines

Full/Part TimeFull-Time

Department309-Iowa Workforce Development

Salary Minimum$50,793

Salary Maximum$78,790

Job Description

Oversee IowaWORKS programs and policies – under the integrated service system, as they apply to the design and operations of the One-Stop Centers in Region 11, and all Virtual Access Point locations currently in place and yet to be developed. Monitor progress on the implementation of integrated IowaWORKS policies, providing guidance and technical assistance to established teams/staff as needed or requested. Will pilot enhancements to integration model as developed. Establish good working relationships and serve as liaison with other community agencies, training providers and business associations to ensure effectiveness of the integrated system. Collaborate with all on-site partners for optimum coordination of customer flow, access to all services, non-duplication of processes, sharing of information and attainment of performance measures.

Prepare multiple funding stream cost allocated operational budgets for Region 11 and ensure that funds are expended as required by program regulations, regional protocol, and in accordance with policy. Monitor expenditures and maintain approved cost allocation plans for allowable usage of funds.

Implement and maintain comprehensive public relations activities across all communities in Region 11 so there is public awareness and optimum utilization of the IowaWORKS system, centers and services. Responsible for growing public partnerships across the workforce region to advance the interests of workforce services.

Center Staffing and Services: Facilitate all teams to develop understanding of the vision for the IowaWORKS system and create strategic implementation plan for IowaWORKS services. Creates work processes for the delivery of integrated services within local areas and across the regions.

Maintain regular and frequent contact with RWIBs to provide updates and data on the progress of implementation of the integrated system and get necessary feedback for system and service development. Attend local, regional, state or national meetings (along with other appropriate leadership and front-line staff) pertaining to IowaWORKS system, serving as the regional representative responsible for sharing information with staff in Region 11.

Supervises and evaluates the work of a subordinate staff ; effectively recommends personnel actions related to selection, disciplinary procedures, performance, leaves of absence, grievances, work schedules and assignments, and administers personnel and related policies and procedures. Acts as a key step in all hiring decisions for staff in Region 11.

Develop a thorough knowledge and understanding of all IowaWORKS program laws, regulations and policies to ensure proper implementation within the workforce delivery system, including but not limited to: Workforce Investment Act, Wagner-Peyser, Unemployment Insurance, RES, Veterans, Employer Services, New Iowans, PROMISE JOBS, Iowa Advantage and other related employment and training programs. Disseminate information regarding any program changes to all staff and arrange training in order to develop staff knowledge and skills when needed. Serve as a resource and content expert on IWorks and analyze operational and customer data to ensure expectations are being met. Collect and report on qualitative and quantitative data that accurately depicts current local operations.  

Travel required.

Minimum Qualification RequirementsGraduation from an accredited four year college or university and the equivalent of four years of full-time professional level experience in program administration, development, management or operations.

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Additional Qualification Requirements

Post Close Date30-Oct-2016

To Apply:Submit a completed Iowa Department of Administrative Services - Human Resources Enterprise (DAS-HRE) application form by the closing date. To complete an electronic application form, click on “Apply for Job Vacancy(s)” button. You may also mail an application form to: Iowa Department of Administrative Services - Human Resources Enterprise, Hoover State Office Building, 1305 East Walnut, Des Moines, IA 50319-0150 or fax your application to (515) 281-7970.

In addition to applying with DAS; the Iowa Department of Workforce Development also requires that all applicants send a cover letter and resume to the Hiring Authority for each vacancy, such requests must also be post marked by the closing date as indicated on this job vacancy posting. The Hiring Authority for the Workforce Development Manager is identified below with their mailing address information:

Iowa Workforce Development

Workforce Center Administration, Field Operations

430 E Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50319

Attention: Jennifer Reha, Manager

Point of contact for Applicant questions:Jennifer Reha;