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Workforce Development Consultant

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Work type: Full Time Administrative
Location: Marion, IN
Categories: Administrative/Professional

General Description of Position: The Workforce Development Consultant develops deep collaborative partnerships with local employers to understand their specific market and individual training and education needs. Actively listen to and engage employers to co-develop and deliver demand-driven, voice-of-the-customer solutions leveraging state, local and customer data. Work collaboratively with the Chancellor and Academic Affairs to successfully implement metrics tied to employers, employees and College outcomes and ensure services and products exceed customer and College expectations.
The Workforce Development Consultant will be a member of the Chancellor’s cabinet with the purpose of providing leadership that aligns with the College’s core values and implements strategies in order to meet the needs of a diverse community and student body on campus. This position promotes diversity, integrity, community engagement, innovation, and excellence; is accountable to perform statewide responsibilities to maintain consistent statewide curricula, policies, and practices. This position will work closely with appropriate Systems Office leadership to establish strategies coordinated with statewide efforts in key areas of focus (recruitment, enrollment, completion, retention, and student success).
Major Responsibilities:
  1. Develop a deep understanding and appreciation of demand-driven needs and skills gaps within key economic sectors at the state and regional levels for workforce alignment, development, and training and education purposes.
  2. Identify top regional employers in key sectors with campus Chancellor and Academic Affairs based on the College’s one-face, collaborative practice.
  3. Establish, maintain, and cultivate positive, collaborative partnerships with employers. Provide meaningful consulting services focused sharply on employer needs. Actively listen to and engage employers to assist in realizing the full scope and depth of their needs.
  4. Implement demand-driven, voice-of-the-customer (VOC) processes to co-develop workforce programs and products. Thoughtfully craft employer-centric tools based on data and information from Department of Workforce Development and other agencies as well as rich customer data to align with workforce needs.
  5. Define and implement metrics tied to employer, employee and College outcomes. Determine primary measures by which employers determine successful outcomes and assist with those measurements.  
  6. Exceed customer and College expectations through successful delivery of programs and products. Continually develop new partnerships to exceed revenue goals.
  7. Participate in local business organizations to further develop understanding of market and community and build relationships with area employers.
  8. Participate in training, education, and professional development activities as necessary to stay current with the skills and knowledge required to perform the duties of the job.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 





 

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree required.

A minimum of three (3) years related experience in direct strategic and consultative sales.

Effective communication and interpersonal skills are essential to building and sustaining collaborative internal and external partnerships.

Must possess ability and willingness to travel in the performance of assigned duties.

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