Workforce Development Specialist Job Description

Workforce Development Specialist Job Description

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Workforce development specialist provides general guidance, interpretation, and answers to corporate and field colleagues on company human resources policies, procedures and practices.

Workforce Development Specialist Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

As directed, oversee the daily activities of the Field Operations Clerks responsible for workload planning, scheduling and related functions necessary to prepare work for field execution, including, but not limited to the developing work requests, permit application/verification, job packets preparation, and coordination of field support functions
Assist Field Operations in the day to day operations, performs duties of the field supervisors as needed, including assisting field personnel with problems and responding to gas outages, leaks, CO investigations and other emergencies as required
Assist in recruiting, hiring, and training of staff
Develop training plans for staff
Develop Performance Plans and monitor performance, and take actions on performance as necessary
Analyzes training needs and recommends appropriate intervention
Designs intervention
Develop, Govern, and Administer Processes and Systems
Provide Workforce Development Consultation and Expertise
Enable Performance Management

Workforce Development Specialist Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Workforce Development Specialist

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Education for Workforce Development Specialist

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the workforce development specialist job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Education, Business, Human Resources, Technical, Business/Administration, Rehabilitation Services, Management, Design, Graduate, Graduate Education

Skills for Workforce Development Specialist

Desired skills for workforce development specialist include:

Asset Manager
Construction
Customer premise orders
Electrical wiring and controls
Employment processes
Field operations
Gas distribution
HR policies and practices strongly desired
Heating and air conditioning
Human Resources processes and procedures

Desired experience for workforce development specialist includes:

Manage or Support Team Member Development Programs
Leads all aspects of the performance management process, such as providing supervisors with guidance on form completion and performance management cycle time frames
Directs the division’s performance management process and develops recommendations on problematic areas, and obtains or provides training to division supervisors and employees
Conducts divisional training on the performance management process
Oversees aspects of the division’s employee relations process and serves as the primary point of contact for Campus Enterprises
Assists with investigations of complaints, preparing investigatory reports, and making recommends based upon findings

Workforce Development Specialist Examples

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Workforce Development Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of workforce development specialist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for workforce development specialist
  • When directed by the Human Resources Manager, confers with central Human Resources on complaints and employee relations matters
  • Recommends improvements to operating practices for the Campus Enterprise Division to utilize based upon HR best methods, and adheres to and enforces compliance
  • Crafts and distributes division-wide communications on a regular basis to provide process clarity and instruction for new processes and policies
  • Develops comprehensive presentation material for staff development programs
  • Plans, develops, and delivers training programs based on organizational needs
  • Develops new, and updates existing training materials including program promotion flyers, presentation slides, class handouts, quick reference guides, and surveys
  • Populates the internal SharePoint based website with up-to-date content
  • Serves as a resource for training programs and/or topics
  • Participates in needs analysis to determine training needs for departments
  • Schedules and coordinates internal and external training programs offered internally
Qualifications for workforce development specialist
  • Compiles and distributes class attendance data to leadership
  • Reports on progress of programs and employee successes during training
  • Conducts data entry for quarterly and annual grant reports to grant funders
  • Processes and maintains tuition reimbursement records
  • Collects training program data and analyzes the impact of training programs
  • Assists Leaders by delivering training in support of employee coaching
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Workforce Development Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a workforce development specialist. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for workforce development specialist
  • Teach all mine safety and operations classes
  • Teach maintenance classes on request
  • Recruit new business
  • Provides planning and implementation of all schedules for instructors and students
  • Provides instruction to students in both theory and practice
  • Ensures compliance of safety standards by instructors and students
  • Order/requisition supplies and equipment on an as needed basis
  • Coordinates the design, development, marketing, and delivery of CDL training programs to business and industry
  • Develop and maintain relationships with the transportation industry at regional, state and national level
  • Provide database and spreadsheet support to the College's Advisory Committee Reform and Revitalization Initiative and the maintenance of the State of Arizona Eligible Training Provider List (ETPL)
Qualifications for workforce development specialist
  • Minimum three years’ experience working in higher education or customer service environment
  • Preferred experience with Quick Books, Colleague, Microsoft Office Suite, GroupWise and Image Now
  • May be subject to criminal and credit background investigation
  • A minimum of 10 years related experience to include establishing training needs, developing goals and objectives, and developing training programs
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office - MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Must have excellent data-gathering, analytical, and problem-solving skills
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of workforce development specialist. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for workforce development specialist
  • Prepare written correspondence, primarily email, for internal and external customers
  • Assist with general office support including meeting, greeting, and directing office visitors and callers as appropriate
  • Respond to questions and requests for information in person, by phone, or email
  • Set up and maintain paper and electronic filing systems for records, correspondence, and other files
  • Monitor and track information relevant to the College's Advisory Committee Reform and Revitalization Initiative and the maintenance of the ETPL
  • Type, edit, and proof a variety of correspondence to include reports, letters, memos, requisitions, action forms, meeting minutes, and other documents
  • Manage, coordinate, and order office supplies and equipment maintenance
  • Assist the supervisor of the CLDP program including identification of appropriate planned maintenance and leak repair work for assignment to the CLDP program
  • Utilize the work management system, SAP, WebWork Manager and SmallWorld to research data requests or work history as directed
  • As directed, review daily, weekly, monthly, and annual job schedules in the Washington Gas work management system to maintain compliance and coordinate with the scheduled work, in other systems such as SAP
Qualifications for workforce development specialist
  • Independent judgment and self-direction to complete assigned tasks
  • Ability to take initiative, work as a member of a team, yet operate independently when necessary, and thrive in an entrepreneurial environment
  • Willingness to learn and use new technologies and to train others, when needed
  • Master’s degree in social science or education, or related discipline, with three to five years of demonstrated success in a similar role
  • Ability to work collaboratively with academic researchers and diverse stakeholders
  • Respect for local community culture
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Workforce Development Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of workforce development specialist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for workforce development specialist
  • Help develop measures, documents, and report related to maintenance, compliance, resource utilization/ productivity, and performance
  • Provide support to employees, including safety, pipeline safety, environmental and other compliance programs
  • Coordinate grantee regional/content specific (in person) learning events
  • Coordinate annual grantee meeting in collaboration with CDPHE, the Advisory Board and RMPHTC operations support team
  • Create and foster affinity groups (peer learning networks) among grantees who convene around a particular area of interest (i.e., HEAL, Cancer, Health Equity)
  • Explore the opportunity to create virtual platform(s) for affinity groups to post resources with the CPHP Instructional Design team
  • Coordinate TA opportunities based on the needs of CCPD/HDGP grantees
  • Work with the CPHP director to convene the
  • Nurture and build strategic relationships with K-12 schools, higher education institutions, and early college high school programs to develop a sustainable pipeline of talent
  • Create, launch, and manage Fab 8 volunteer programs to support the development of community relations, with a particular focus on education stakeholders
Qualifications for workforce development specialist
  • Ability to integrate and synthesize information
  • Possess initiative, good follow-through, and ability to work without supervision
  • Computer equipment and technology usage to include word processing, database, spreadsheet, or other software
  • Excellent writing and preparation of reports, minutes, agendas, and other correspondence
  • Superior organizational skills, tracking multiple activities associated with the College's Advisory Committee Reform and Revitalization Initiative and the ETPL
  • Advanced, current office management techniques, procedures and methods
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Workforce Development Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of workforce development specialist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for workforce development specialist
  • Develop relationships with external stakeholders to create, support and/or collaborate on STEM education programs for grades K-12, including programs focused on generating interest in STEM among young women and girls
  • Support corporate efforts to position GF as a national leader in workforce development, serving on committees and advisory councils in chambers of commerce, economic development entities, K-12 and higher education institutions to inform the development of curricula and strategies to meet GF’s short- and long-term talent needs
  • Manage GF’s engagement with New York Tech Valley (NYTV) FIRST to drive support and expansion of STEM programming throughout the Northeast Tech Corridor
  • Collaborate with US Government Affairs, Human Resources, Talent Acquisition, Technical Training, CTO, and Communications teams to spearhead and manage strategic education initiatives that elevate GF’s brand and position the company as an employer of choice for recent college graduates and early-career professionals
  • Technical Specialist in Workforce Development
  • Evaluation Specialist
  • DFAT Representative
  • National Consultant
  • Ensure submission of high quality deliverables as agreed with the Team Leader and within the agreed timeframe (refer TOR)
  • Provide technical advice on the review methodology including data collection and data analysis
Qualifications for workforce development specialist
  • Maintain confidentiality on all matters including keeping proprietary records
  • Advanced social skills to work with people at all levels of the College and its external business and industry partners
  • Success in working as part of a team
  • Meet deadlines and priorities while performing multiple tasks
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with culturally diverse populations
  • Maintenance of inventory and supplies

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