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Director of System and Industry Engagement

Company: All Things HR, LLC
Location: Seattle
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Would you like to be part of a team that seeks to catalyze system change ensuring racial equity and increased prosperity for all? Are you a leader that enjoys relationship building to accomplish strategic goals? - We are looking for someone like you!Workforce Development Council of Seattle - King County is searching for a Director of System and Industry Engagement to be responsible for advancing strategies that strengthen resiliency among employers in targeted sectors and increase job quality and racial equity for workers. To serve as a trusted and respectful WorkSource Seattle-King County leader for the hundreds of agencies that choose to be system partners, the Director takes calculated risks, demonstrates an ability to lead and be led, and listens actively. As a member of the Leadership Team, the Director of System and Industry Engagement is highly collaborative, engaged in solving complex challenges from conception to execution. This individual is a purpose and values-driven leader, with a vision for how to build workforce and industry engagement practices that support the WDC's strategic direction.This position is primarily remote with occasional on-site work required in our Seattle office.The Workforce Development Council of Seattle-King County (WDC) aspires to lead transformative change that will evolve our region's workforce development efforts into an innovative industry, community, and outcome-driven system with racial equity at its core. As a nonprofit, grant-making organization, the WDC collaborates with a diverse set of partners to elevate job quality, economic growth, and prosperity for adults and youth throughout the Seattle-King County region.Some of the Key Responsibilities of the Director of System and Industry Engagement:

Exercise strategic vision and recommendations for enhancing WorkSource performance and how to align system enhancements with strategies that advance job quality and racial equity.Develop new and strengthen existing partnerships and strategies that support employers within targeted sectors to meet their workforce needs and that address equity and job quality for job seekers, promoting broader policy and system change.Direct initial focus toward building a Technology Industry Leadership Table (TILT) intended to center inclusion, skill building, and career potential of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) in tech by aligning interests among job seekers, employers, labor, and community partners.Oversee the work of the Business Services Team and Operator, retained through contracts with external providers. What the successful Director of System and Industry Engagement will have:
Demonstrated ability to exercise strategic vision, performance and program management.5 - 7 years of managing staff engaged in diverse disciplines and areas of work.Proven ability to work collaboratively and establish positive relationships with staff, colleagues, and external partners.Ability to skillfully lead and engage team in multiple high-demand projects of varying timelines simultaneously.Experience incorporating diverse perspectives in decision-making, defining goals and outcomes.Ability to maintain sound judgment in fast-paced, occasionally high-stress situations.Strong strategic and systems thinker.Proven effectiveness in engaging and inspiring multiple partners from distinct sectors around shared opportunities and interests.Ability to operationalize workforce development strategies that center racial equity. Willingness to learn and integrate new information, data, and models to advance comprehensive strategies.Knowledge of regional, state, and national labor market landscape. Working knowledge of public workforce system and the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) a plus.Ability to interpret and ensure application of often complex regulations, policies, and contracts.Clear communication and ability to effectively present complex information to internal and external audiences.Ability to constructively facilitate team, Board- and community-level meetings, including meetings in diverse cultural and linguistic environments.Compensation Range
$115,000 to $135,000 annually, DOEWorkforce Development Council of Seattle - King County has outstanding benefits including:
Medical and Dental Plan, employee premiums paid at 100% Life Insurance Plan, employee premiums paid at 100% Disability Insurance Plan, employee premiums paid at 50% Retirement Plan available after 90 days Thirteen (13) paid holidays including two (2) floating holidaysVacation and sick pay accrued based on hours worked What to learn more about Workforce Development Council of Seattle - King County?The WDC serves as the Local Workforce Development Board, designated by the City of Seattle Mayor and King County Executive, to set policy and administer federal workforce development funds under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). In 2018, the WDC Board of Directors and its stakeholders set a new direction for the organization to: -
Advocate for system change of industry practices and address barriers to equity.Broker a shared regional approach of strategies that are responsive to both community and industry needs.Access and amplify resources by braiding funding sources.Incubate and innovate strategies for racial equity impact and system change.Analyze and use data to measure impact/drive system change.Please visit to learn more! Workforce Development Council of Seattle King County has partnered with All Things HR, an external HR Consulting Company, to assist with their hiring process. - If you would like to be a part of this dynamic company, please apply today!Powered by JazzHR

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