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Director of Workforce Development

Job Locations US-NY-New York
Posted Date 1 month ago(12/7/2020 3:14 PM)
Comprehensive Employment Services (CES)


NADAP (private non-profit organization) is seeking a Director of Workforce Development to oversee various employment initiatives within the Manhattan's Comprehensive Employment Services (CES) and Nassau CES programs. This role will oversee a $2.5 million budget and key responsibilities including plan, develop, enhance, and execute program operations and milestones performance. Responsible for budget oversight, hiring, supervision and management of staff, statistical reporting, and development of collaborative relationships with funding sources and program partners. Reporting to the Vice President of Workforce Development, this person will ensure smooth program operation and fiscal management.




  • As a key member of the workforce management team, participate in strategy and decision-making activities
  • Develops, directs and evaluates NADAP's Comprehensive Employment Services and various employment program initiatives
  • Hires, supervises, develops and manages staff to ensure NADAP is meeting the goals, objectives and milestones of the various programs
  • Identifies and develops client data and tracking methods. Maintains accountability to meet program goals and objectives
  • Oversees all program workflows, staff, program operation and all administrative functions
  • Identifies marketing of program services to ensure that program eligibility and enrollment meets program goals
  • Works in collaboration with various funding sources such as OASAS, ACCES-VR, OTDA, Nassau Department of Social Services and others  to meet programs objectives
  • Researches and initiates individual, corporate and government opportunities for NADAP
  • Provide innovative program development and operational ideas and solutions for current and future contracts/grants
  • Together with Vice President, undertake external communications with a range of stakeholders, including funders, employers, local officials, service providers and others
  • Travel to Nassau County one day per week


  • Education/Experience Requirement - Master's Degree strongly preferred. Requires a minimum of 5 years of successful program management responsibility within workforce development
  • Experience working with nonprofit organizations, community groups and performance-based government contracts
  • Experience managing Supervisory and line staff required; preference for managing staff stationed at multiple locations
  • Knowledge of workforce development and managing job placement and retention programs
  • Experience operating performance based programming
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge working with clients from various socio-economic backgrounds and experience working with populations with multiple barriers to employment
  • Director must comply with HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act), PHI (Protected Health Information), Justice Center Policies and Guidelines and all other confidentiality protocols
  • Experience creating program operations and writing proposals in response to funding opportunities

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Strong writing, analytical, interpersonal, time-management and communications skills required
  • Must be organized, detail oriented and have the ability to work effectively under pressure in both a team setting and individually
  • Excellent computer skills and proven facility with data management, process flow, spreadsheet and database tracking systems
  • Must possess strong leadership qualities
  • Ability to work with diverse stakeholders and to effectively manage partnerships
  • Must be able to independently manage multiple projects
  • Must have intermediate to advanced skills in Excel
  • Familiarity with database structure and management is preferred


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