Workforce Development Director Salary
The average salary for a Workforce Development Director is $72,133 per year. A skill in Program Development is associated with high pay for this job.
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Job Description for Workforce Development Director
Workforce development directors are responsible for vocational training and job placement and typically offer educational opportunities to enrich the labor force and meet the ever-changing demands of employers.Read More...
These directors may work in the private or public sector to channel their graduates into gainful employment. They must constantly measure the depth and breadth of the labor market and visit corporate partners to understand the current needs of employers, set the curriculum, and hire qualified instructors. They typically answer to a chief operating officer and are expected to set and achieve goals, and may also work with the company's chief financial officer (CFO) to ensure fiscal responsibility and viability.
Workforce development directors work primarily indoors in a fast-paced environment. A bachelor's degree and at least five years of administrative experience are generally required for this position, and some employers may require a master's degree. These directors are expected to attend ongoing professional education courses to keep up with industry trends, and strong communication and problem-solving skills are essential in this position. They should also be sensitive to issues of multiculturalism and socioeconomic status, and some technical and industrial background and proficiency with Microsoft Office programs are also helpful.
Workforce Development Director Tasks
- Direct and lead workforce development projects and program.
- Write and file grant and funding requests.
- Meet with department or branch heads to review their needs.
- Create and implement training and development programs.
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