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Director, Workforce Initiatives

The Director will lead the Foundation’s workforce initiatives and manage the oversight of the Foundation’s involvement related to workforce development and the community goal of increasing degree/certification attainment.  Current initiatives include the Eastern Triad Workforce Initiative (ETWI) for Triad Workforce Solutions Collaborative (TWSC); National Fund for Workforce Solutions (NFWS); and Guilford Apprenticeship Partners (GAP).  The Director will serve as key leader, liaison and/or collaborator in the 60 By 30 (community-wide workforce education) goal and Say Yes Guilford’s family support programs. (Refer to addendum for organization descriptions.)
 
Job description:
Major Responsibilities:
Project Oversight
  • Planning, implementation and funds management for the Eastern Triad Workforce Initiative (ETWI) for Triad Workforce Solutions Collaborative (TWSC); National Fund for Workforce Solutions (NFWS); and Guilford Apprenticeship Partners (GAP).
  • Serves as the lead director/facilitator for the ETWI.
  • Leads the oversight of ETWI progress/outcomes toward program objectives.
  • Directs, in collaboration with the CFGG Finance and Grants Departments, the fiscal administration of the ETWI and GAP: budget, planning, distributions, reporting, grant requests to leverage the ETWI and GAP.
  • Serves as primary contact with state staff on ETWI planning, implementation, reporting and outcomes.
  • Serves as a consulting resource for ETWI stakeholders, including guidance in development of the Veterans’ Apprenticeship.
  • Supervises the ETWI Assistant and provides day to day guidance to the Program Coordinators (including Four County Youth and Veteran Apprenticeship Coordinators).
  • Contracts with service provider, monitors performance, and authorizes payments for the ETWI public awareness campaign.
  • Facilitates, in collaboration with the Triad Chambers, and leads ETWI grant planning and develops/executes associated MOUs.
  • Convenes, in collaboration with the Triad Chambers, ETWI stakeholder meetings.
  • Oversees and manages the development and maintenance of programs to achieve the goals of the 60 By 30 initiative.
  • Advises and facilitates through Say Yes Guilford, the coordination and implementation of services to align student success on the 60 By 30 initiative.
  • Creates and scales career path programs that can be replicated state-wide.
  • Develops and implements on-going, effective and efficient workforce initiative’s plans.
  • Delivers presentations as requested in the community and nation-wide.
 
Collaboration with Nonprofit Organizations, External Stakeholders and Funders
 
  • Serves the County in a consulting capacity for workforce development, including the Triad Talent Alignment and creation of a workforce master plan.
  • Makes regular visits to initiative stakeholders to assist in overcoming challenges and to assess progress.
  • Collaborates with Guilford County Schools to advance the goals of the CTE Business Advisory Council. 
  • Stays fully educated and informed on workforce development and related trends and informs committees and community entities accordingly.
  • Develops and maintains alliances with for profit, nonprofit and government entities as well as national, state and local elected officials to influence support of workforce and workforce resources.
  • Identifies new opportunities for relationship building, resource development and collaboration.
  • Supports, in collaboration with the Chambers, the development of employer-led partnerships to provide innovative career pathways.
  • Serves as a resource and support as needed in developing and accomplishing annual work plans, programming for meetings and workshops, recruiting and maintaining volunteers, and ensuring public awareness.
  • Represents CFGG and serves the community through membership or participation on non-profit boards/committees related to workforce and education/training.
 
Reporting and Day to Day Management
 
  • Oversees progress of workforce initiatives and programs, provides related reports to, and has regular communications with stakeholders, including:  State of NC Community College and Budget departments; CFGG as the fiscal administrator; the Chambers in the Triad; TWSC; ETWI stakeholders; and the Greensboro and Triad community on progress/challenges.
  • Assures planning, follow up and implementation are taking place; keeps funders informed of key goals and outcomes.
  • Works closely and collaboratively with the CFGG Finance Department.
  • Provides timely responses to inquiries, calls, etc.
  • Other special projects as they arise and as assigned. 
 
 
Required Capabilities
Professionalism:
  • Passionate support of the mission, vision and strategic goals for workforce development.
  • Maintain current knowledge of all changes and trends affecting area of work.
  • Convene relevant partners with diplomacy and in a manner befitting the positive reputation of all stakeholders.
  • Develop a system that assures high-quality standards in service delivery.
  • Adhere to CFGG and grant policies, procedures and requirements.
  • Assesses self performance and assumes responsibility for professional development.
  • Conduct self in a professional manner and maintain appropriate professional appearance.
  • Prefer resident of Guilford county.
 
Teamwork:
  • Participate as a team member utilizing a collaborative style to achieve mutual goals.
  • Provide proactive, creative cross-functional thinking and ideas to enhance service to customers.
  • Demonstrate ability to work effectively with others.
  • Participate in meetings or committees as appropriate.
 
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Required:
  1. Bachelor’s degree, including five years of progressively more responsible work experience in a related field.
  2. Strong background and knowledge of workforce development systems,  apprenticeships, and trends.
  3. Strong and effective interpersonal, organizational, and time management skills.
  4. An ongoing commitment to training in both areas of soft skills and technical skills to maintain current skills and knowledge; particularly as it relates to workforce development best practices, rules, regulations, and resources.
  5. Accuracy and excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  6. Proven computer, software and social media use skills.
  7. Diplomacy and ability to gain the confidence and respect of employers and other community partners.
 
 Addendum
 
Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro
The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro (CFGG) is a public charity serving Guilford, Randolph and Rockingham Counties in North Carolina.  Under the direction of a volunteer board of community leaders the Foundation receives charitable funds from donors, invests those funds, distributes funds to charitable causes and provides services and grants to nonprofit agencies and the community. 
 
The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro is an equal opportunity employer and proudly embraces its guiding tenets of diversity, equity and inclusion.
 
Eastern Triad Workforce Initiative
The ETWI is a 6-10-year public-private pilot collective effort among 24 stakeholders including employers, chambers of commerce, K-12 and community college educational institutions, apprenticeship consortia and workforce development agencies, within the four counties of Alamance, Guilford, Randolph and Rockingham. ETWI’s aim is to shift mind-sets and change the paradigm of career pathways, scale apprenticeships and On-The-Job Training programs, and attain efficiencies and new and expanded programming results in four areas: 
  • Youth workforce development programs, 
  • Adult workforce development programs,
  • Veteran workforce development programs,
  • Workforce and career development programming in earlier grades in public schools, 
  • Employee pipeline solutions for good-wage/workforce-challenged industries that are comprised predominately of small businesses.
60 By 30 Initiative
The 60 By 30 Initiative is a community-wide effort to have 60% of Guilford County adult workers with post high school credentials (i.e. college degree or professional certification) by 2030.
 
Say Yes Guilford
Say Yes Guilford is a nonprofit organization which provides access to services, support and scholarships designed to prepare GCS students for success in college, career, and life.
 Major Responsibilities:
Project Oversight
  • Planning, implementation and funds management for the Eastern Triad Workforce Initiative (ETWI) for Triad Workforce Solutions Collaborative (TWSC); National Fund for Workforce Solutions (NFWS); and Guilford Apprenticeship Partners (GAP).
    • Serves as the lead director/facilitator for the ETWI.
    • Leads the oversight of ETWI progress/outcomes toward program objectives.
    • Directs, in collaboration with the CFGG Finance and Grants Departments, the fiscal administration of the ETWI and GAP: budget, planning, distributions, reporting, grant requests to leverage the ETWI and GAP.
    • Serves as primary contact with state staff on ETWI planning, implementation, reporting and outcomes.
    • Serves as a consulting resource for ETWI stakeholders, including guidance in development of the Veterans’ Apprenticeship.
    • Supervises the ETWI Assistant and provides day to day guidance to the Program Coordinators (including Four County Youth and Veteran Apprenticeship Coordinators).
    • Contracts with service provider, monitors performance, and authorizes payments for the ETWI public awareness campaign.
    • Facilitates, in collaboration with the Triad Chambers, and leads ETWI grant planning and develops/executes associated MOUs.
    • Convenes, in collaboration with the Triad Chambers, ETWI stakeholder meetings.
  • Oversees and manages the development and maintenance of programs to achieve the goals of the 60 By 30 initiative.
  • Advises and facilitates through Say Yes Guilford, the coordination and implementation of services to align student success on the 60 By 30 initiative.
  • Creates and scales career path programs that can be replicated state-wide.
  • Develops and implements on-going, effective and efficient workforce initiative’s plans.
  • Delivers presentations as requested in the community and nation-wide.
 
Collaboration with Nonprofit Organizations, External Stakeholders and Funders
 
  • Serves the County in a consulting capacity for workforce development, including the Triad Talent Alignment and creation of a workforce master plan.
  • Makes regular visits to initiative stakeholders to assist in overcoming challenges and to assess progress.
  • Collaborates with Guilford County Schools to advance the goals of the CTE Business Advisory Council. 
  • Stays fully educated and informed on workforce development and related trends and informs committees and community entities accordingly.
  • Develops and maintains alliances with for profit, nonprofit and government entities as well as national, state and local elected officials to influence support of workforce and workforce resources.
  • Identifies new opportunities for relationship building, resource development and collaboration.
  • Supports, in collaboration with the Chambers, the development of employer-led partnerships to provide innovative career pathways.
  • Serves as a resource and support as needed in developing and accomplishing annual work plans, programming for meetings and workshops, recruiting and maintaining volunteers, and ensuring public awareness.
  • Represents CFGG and serves the community through membership or participation on non-profit boards/committees related to workforce and education/training.
 
Reporting and Day to Day Management
 
  • Oversees progress of workforce initiatives and programs, provides related reports to, and has regular communications with stakeholders, including:  State of NC Community College and Budget departments; CFGG as the fiscal administrator; the Chambers in the Triad; TWSC; ETWI stakeholders; and the Greensboro and Triad community on progress/challenges.
  • Assures planning, follow up and implementation are taking place; keeps funders informed of key goals and outcomes.
  • Works closely and collaboratively with the CFGG Finance Department.
  • Provides timely responses to inquiries, calls, etc.
  • Other special projects as they arise and as assigned. 
 
 
Required Capabilities
Professionalism:
  • Passionate support of the mission, vision and strategic goals for workforce development.
  • Maintain current knowledge of all changes and trends affecting area of work.
  • Convene relevant partners with diplomacy and in a manner befitting the positive reputation of all stakeholders.
  • Develop a system that assures high-quality standards in service delivery.
  • Adhere to CFGG and grant policies, procedures and requirements.
  • Assesses self performance and assumes responsibility for professional development.
  • Conduct self in a professional manner and maintain appropriate professional appearance.
  • Prefer resident of Guilford county.
 
Teamwork:
  • Participate as a team member utilizing a collaborative style to achieve mutual goals.
  • Provide proactive, creative cross-functional thinking and ideas to enhance service to customers.
  • Demonstrate ability to work effectively with others.
  • Participate in meetings or committees as appropriate.
 
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Required:
  1. Bachelor’s degree, including five years of progressively more responsible work experience in a related field.
  2. Strong background and knowledge of workforce development systems,  apprenticeships, and trends.
  3. Strong and effective interpersonal, organizational, and time management skills.
  4. An ongoing commitment to training in both areas of soft skills and technical skills to maintain current skills and knowledge; particularly as it relates to workforce development best practices, rules, regulations, and resources.
  5. Accuracy and excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  6. Proven computer, software and social media use skills.
  7. Diplomacy and ability to gain the confidence and respect of employers and other community partners.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  •  
 
Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro
The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro (CFGG) is a public charity serving Guilford, Randolph and Rockingham Counties in North Carolina.  Under the direction of a volunteer board of community leaders the Foundation receives charitable funds from donors, invests those funds, distributes funds to charitable causes and provides services and grants to nonprofit agencies and the community. 
 
The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro is an equal opportunity employer and proudly embraces its guiding tenets of diversity, equity and inclusion.
 
Eastern Triad Workforce Initiative
The ETWI is a 6-10-year public-private pilot collective effort among 24 stakeholders including employers, chambers of commerce, K-12 and community college educational institutions, apprenticeship consortia and workforce development agencies, within the four counties of Alamance, Guilford, Randolph and Rockingham. ETWI’s aim is to shift mind-sets and change the paradigm of career pathways, scale apprenticeships and On-The-Job Training programs, and attain efficiencies and new and expanded programming results in four areas: 
  • Youth workforce development programs, 
  • Adult workforce development programs,
  • Veteran workforce development programs,
  • Workforce and career development programming in earlier grades in public schools, 
  • Employee pipeline solutions for good-wage/workforce-challenged industries that are comprised predominately of small businesses.
60 By 30 Initiative
The 60 By 30 Initiative is a community-wide effort to have 60% of Guilford County adult workers with post high school credentials (i.e. college degree or professional certification) by 2030.
 
Say Yes Guilford
Say Yes Guilford is a nonprofit organization which provides access to services, support and scholarships designed to prepare GCS students for success in college, career, and life.
 Major Responsibilities:
Project Oversight
  • Planning, implementation and funds management for the Eastern Triad Workforce Initiative (ETWI) for Triad Workforce Solutions Collaborative (TWSC); National Fund for Workforce Solutions (NFWS); and Guilford Apprenticeship Partners (GAP).
    • Serves as the lead director/facilitator for the ETWI.
    • Leads the oversight of ETWI progress/outcomes toward program objectives.
    • Directs, in collaboration with the CFGG Finance and Grants Departments, the fiscal administration of the ETWI and GAP: budget, planning, distributions, reporting, grant requests to leverage the ETWI and GAP.
    • Serves as primary contact with state staff on ETWI planning, implementation, reporting and outcomes.
    • Serves as a consulting resource for ETWI stakeholders, including guidance in development of the Veterans’ Apprenticeship.
    • Supervises the ETWI Assistant and provides day to day guidance to the Program Coordinators (including Four County Youth and Veteran Apprenticeship Coordinators).
    • Contracts with service provider, monitors performance, and authorizes payments for the ETWI public awareness campaign.
    • Facilitates, in collaboration with the Triad Chambers, and leads ETWI grant planning and develops/executes associated MOUs.
    • Convenes, in collaboration with the Triad Chambers, ETWI stakeholder meetings.
  • Oversees and manages the development and maintenance of programs to achieve the goals of the 60 By 30 initiative.
  • Advises and facilitates through Say Yes Guilford, the coordination and implementation of services to align student success on the 60 By 30 initiative.
  • Creates and scales career path programs that can be replicated state-wide.
  • Develops and implements on-going, effective and efficient workforce initiative’s plans.
  • Delivers presentations as requested in the community and nation-wide.
 
Collaboration with Nonprofit Organizations, External Stakeholders and Funders
 
  • Serves the County in a consulting capacity for workforce development, including the Triad Talent Alignment and creation of a workforce master plan.
  • Makes regular visits to initiative stakeholders to assist in overcoming challenges and to assess progress.
  • Collaborates with Guilford County Schools to advance the goals of the CTE Business Advisory Council. 
  • Stays fully educated and informed on workforce development and related trends and informs committees and community entities accordingly.
  • Develops and maintains alliances with for profit, nonprofit and government entities as well as national, state and local elected officials to influence support of workforce and workforce resources.
  • Identifies new opportunities for relationship building, resource development and collaboration.
  • Supports, in collaboration with the Chambers, the development of employer-led partnerships to provide innovative career pathways.
  • Serves as a resource and support as needed in developing and accomplishing annual work plans, programming for meetings and workshops, recruiting and maintaining volunteers, and ensuring public awareness.
  • Represents CFGG and serves the community through membership or participation on non-profit boards/committees related to workforce and education/training.
 
Reporting and Day to Day Management
 
  • Oversees progress of workforce initiatives and programs, provides related reports to, and has regular communications with stakeholders, including:  State of NC Community College and Budget departments; CFGG as the fiscal administrator; the Chambers in the Triad; TWSC; ETWI stakeholders; and the Greensboro and Triad community on progress/challenges.
  • Assures planning, follow up and implementation are taking place; keeps funders informed of key goals and outcomes.
  • Works closely and collaboratively with the CFGG Finance Department.
  • Provides timely responses to inquiries, calls, etc.
  • Other special projects as they arise and as assigned. 
 
 
Required Capabilities
Professionalism:
  • Passionate support of the mission, vision and strategic goals for workforce development.
  • Maintain current knowledge of all changes and trends affecting area of work.
  • Convene relevant partners with diplomacy and in a manner befitting the positive reputation of all stakeholders.
  • Develop a system that assures high-quality standards in service delivery.
  • Adhere to CFGG and grant policies, procedures and requirements.
  • Assesses self performance and assumes responsibility for professional development.
  • Conduct self in a professional manner and maintain appropriate professional appearance.
  • Prefer resident of Guilford county.
 
Teamwork:
  • Participate as a team member utilizing a collaborative style to achieve mutual goals.
  • Provide proactive, creative cross-functional thinking and ideas to enhance service to customers.
  • Demonstrate ability to work effectively with others.
  • Participate in meetings or committees as appropriate.
 
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Required:
  1. Bachelor’s degree, including five years of progressively more responsible work experience in a related field.
  2. Strong background and knowledge of workforce development systems,  apprenticeships, and trends.
  3. Strong and effective interpersonal, organizational, and time management skills.
  4. An ongoing commitment to training in both areas of soft skills and technical skills to maintain current skills and knowledge; particularly as it relates to workforce development best practices, rules, regulations, and resources.
  5. Accuracy and excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  6. Proven computer, software and social media use skills.
  7. Diplomacy and ability to gain the confidence and respect of employers and other community partners.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  •  
 
Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro
The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro (CFGG) is a public charity serving Guilford, Randolph and Rockingham Counties in North Carolina.  Under the direction of a volunteer board of community leaders the Foundation receives charitable funds from donors, invests those funds, distributes funds to charitable causes and provides services and grants to nonprofit agencies and the community. 
 
The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro is an equal opportunity employer and proudly embraces its guiding tenets of diversity, equity and inclusion.
 
Eastern Triad Workforce Initiative
The ETWI is a 6-10-year public-private pilot collective effort among 24 stakeholders including employers, chambers of commerce, K-12 and community college educational institutions, apprenticeship consortia and workforce development agencies, within the four counties of Alamance, Guilford, Randolph and Rockingham. ETWI’s aim is to shift mind-sets and change the paradigm of career pathways, scale apprenticeships and On-The-Job Training programs, and attain efficiencies and new and expanded programming results in four areas: 
  • Youth workforce development programs, 
  • Adult workforce development programs,
  • Veteran workforce development programs,
  • Workforce and career development programming in earlier grades in public schools, 
  • Employee pipeline solutions for good-wage/workforce-challenged industries that are comprised predominately of small businesses.
60 By 30 Initiative
The 60 By 30 Initiative is a community-wide effort to have 60% of Guilford County adult workers with post high school credentials (i.e. college degree or professional certification) by 2030.
 
Say Yes Guilford
Say Yes Guilford is a nonprofit organization which provides access to services, support and scholarships designed to prepare GCS students for success in college, career, and life.
 Major Responsibilities:
Project Oversight
  • Planning, implementation and funds management for the Eastern Triad Workforce Initiative (ETWI) for Triad Workforce Solutions Collaborative (TWSC); National Fund for Workforce Solutions (NFWS); and Guilford Apprenticeship Partners (GAP).
    • Serves as the lead director/facilitator for the ETWI.
    • Leads the oversight of ETWI progress/outcomes toward program objectives.
    • Directs, in collaboration with the CFGG Finance and Grants Departments, the fiscal administration of the ETWI and GAP: budget, planning, distributions, reporting, grant requests to leverage the ETWI and GAP.
    • Serves as primary contact with state staff on ETWI planning, implementation, reporting and outcomes.
    • Serves as a consulting resource for ETWI stakeholders, including guidance in development of the Veterans’ Apprenticeship.
    • Supervises the ETWI Assistant and provides day to day guidance to the Program Coordinators (including Four County Youth and Veteran Apprenticeship Coordinators).
    • Contracts with service provider, monitors performance, and authorizes payments for the ETWI public awareness campaign.
    • Facilitates, in collaboration with the Triad Chambers, and leads ETWI grant planning and develops/executes associated MOUs.
    • Convenes, in collaboration with the Triad Chambers, ETWI stakeholder meetings.
  • Oversees and manages the development and maintenance of programs to achieve the goals of the 60 By 30 initiative.
  • Advises and facilitates through Say Yes Guilford, the coordination and implementation of services to align student success on the 60 By 30 initiative.
  • Creates and scales career path programs that can be replicated state-wide.
  • Develops and implements on-going, effective and efficient workforce initiative’s plans.
  • Delivers presentations as requested in the community and nation-wide.
 
Collaboration with Nonprofit Organizations, External Stakeholders and Funders
 
  • Serves the County in a consulting capacity for workforce development, including the Triad Talent Alignment and creation of a workforce master plan.
  • Makes regular visits to initiative stakeholders to assist in overcoming challenges and to assess progress.
  • Collaborates with Guilford County Schools to advance the goals of the CTE Business Advisory Council. 
  • Stays fully educated and informed on workforce development and related trends and informs committees and community entities accordingly.
  • Develops and maintains alliances with for profit, nonprofit and government entities as well as national, state and local elected officials to influence support of workforce and workforce resources.
  • Identifies new opportunities for relationship building, resource development and collaboration.
  • Supports, in collaboration with the Chambers, the development of employer-led partnerships to provide innovative career pathways.
  • Serves as a resource and support as needed in developing and accomplishing annual work plans, programming for meetings and workshops, recruiting and maintaining volunteers, and ensuring public awareness.
  • Represents CFGG and serves the community through membership or participation on non-profit boards/committees related to workforce and education/training.
 
Reporting and Day to Day Management
 
  • Oversees progress of workforce initiatives and programs, provides related reports to, and has regular communications with stakeholders, including:  State of NC Community College and Budget departments; CFGG as the fiscal administrator; the Chambers in the Triad; TWSC; ETWI stakeholders; and the Greensboro and Triad community on progress/challenges.
  • Assures planning, follow up and implementation are taking place; keeps funders informed of key goals and outcomes.
  • Works closely and collaboratively with the CFGG Finance Department.
  • Provides timely responses to inquiries, calls, etc.
  • Other special projects as they arise and as assigned. 
 
 
Required Capabilities
Professionalism:
  • Passionate support of the mission, vision and strategic goals for workforce development.
  • Maintain current knowledge of all changes and trends affecting area of work.
  • Convene relevant partners with diplomacy and in a manner befitting the positive reputation of all stakeholders.
  • Develop a system that assures high-quality standards in service delivery.
  • Adhere to CFGG and grant policies, procedures and requirements.
  • Assesses self performance and assumes responsibility for professional development.
  • Conduct self in a professional manner and maintain appropriate professional appearance.
  • Prefer resident of Guilford county.
 
Teamwork:
  • Participate as a team member utilizing a collaborative style to achieve mutual goals.
  • Provide proactive, creative cross-functional thinking and ideas to enhance service to customers.
  • Demonstrate ability to work effectively with others.
  • Participate in meetings or committees as appropriate.
 
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Required:
  1. Bachelor’s degree, including five years of progressively more responsible work experience in a related field.
  2. Strong background and knowledge of workforce development systems,  apprenticeships, and trends.
  3. Strong and effective interpersonal, organizational, and time management skills.
  4. An ongoing commitment to training in both areas of soft skills and technical skills to maintain current skills and knowledge; particularly as it relates to workforce development best practices, rules, regulations, and resources.
  5. Accuracy and excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  6. Proven computer, software and social media use skills.
  7. Diplomacy and ability to gain the confidence and respect of employers and other community partners.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  •  
 
Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro
The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro (CFGG) is a public charity serving Guilford, Randolph and Rockingham Counties in North Carolina.  Under the direction of a volunteer board of community leaders the Foundation receives charitable funds from donors, invests those funds, distributes funds to charitable causes and provides services and grants to nonprofit agencies and the community. 
 
The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro is an equal opportunity employer and proudly embraces its guiding tenets of diversity, equity and inclusion.
 
Eastern Triad Workforce Initiative
The ETWI is a 6-10-year public-private pilot collective effort among 24 stakeholders including employers, chambers of commerce, K-12 and community college educational institutions, apprenticeship consortia and workforce development agencies, within the four counties of Alamance, Guilford, Randolph and Rockingham. ETWI’s aim is to shift mind-sets and change the paradigm of career pathways, scale apprenticeships and On-The-Job Training programs, and attain efficiencies and new and expanded programming results in four areas: 
  • Youth workforce development programs, 
  • Adult workforce development programs,
  • Veteran workforce development programs,
  • Workforce and career development programming in earlier grades in public schools, 
  • Employee pipeline solutions for good-wage/workforce-challenged industries that are comprised predominately of small businesses.
60 By 30 Initiative
The 60 By 30 Initiative is a community-wide effort to have 60% of Guilford County adult workers with post high school credentials (i.e. college degree or professional certification) by 2030.
 
Say Yes Guilford
Say Yes Guilford is a nonprofit organization which provides access to services, support and scholarships designed to prepare GCS students for success in college, career, and life.
 Major Responsibilities:
Project Oversight
  • Planning, implementation and funds management for the Eastern Triad Workforce Initiative (ETWI) for Triad Workforce Solutions Collaborative (TWSC); National Fund for Workforce Solutions (NFWS); and Guilford Apprenticeship Partners (GAP).
    • Serves as the lead director/facilitator for the ETWI.
    • Leads the oversight of ETWI progress/outcomes toward program objectives.
    • Directs, in collaboration with the CFGG Finance and Grants Departments, the fiscal administration of the ETWI and GAP: budget, planning, distributions, reporting, grant requests to leverage the ETWI and GAP.
    • Serves as primary contact with state staff on ETWI planning, implementation, reporting and outcomes.
    • Serves as a consulting resource for ETWI stakeholders, including guidance in development of the Veterans’ Apprenticeship.
    • Supervises the ETWI Assistant and provides day to day guidance to the Program Coordinators (including Four County Youth and Veteran Apprenticeship Coordinators).
    • Contracts with service provider, monitors performance, and authorizes payments for the ETWI public awareness campaign.
    • Facilitates, in collaboration with the Triad Chambers, and leads ETWI grant planning and develops/executes associated MOUs.
    • Convenes, in collaboration with the Triad Chambers, ETWI stakeholder meetings.
  • Oversees and manages the development and maintenance of programs to achieve the goals of the 60 By 30 initiative.
  • Advises and facilitates through Say Yes Guilford, the coordination and implementation of services to align student success on the 60 By 30 initiative.
  • Creates and scales career path programs that can be replicated state-wide.
  • Develops and implements on-going, effective and efficient workforce initiative’s plans.
  • Delivers presentations as requested in the community and nation-wide.
 
Collaboration with Nonprofit Organizations, External Stakeholders and Funders
 
  • Serves the County in a consulting capacity for workforce development, including the Triad Talent Alignment and creation of a workforce master plan.
  • Makes regular visits to initiative stakeholders to assist in overcoming challenges and to assess progress.
  • Collaborates with Guilford County Schools to advance the goals of the CTE Business Advisory Council. 
  • Stays fully educated and informed on workforce development and related trends and informs committees and community entities accordingly.
  • Develops and maintains alliances with for profit, nonprofit and government entities as well as national, state and local elected officials to influence support of workforce and workforce resources.
  • Identifies new opportunities for relationship building, resource development and collaboration.
  • Supports, in collaboration with the Chambers, the development of employer-led partnerships to provide innovative career pathways.
  • Serves as a resource and support as needed in developing and accomplishing annual work plans, programming for meetings and workshops, recruiting and maintaining volunteers, and ensuring public awareness.
  • Represents CFGG and serves the community through membership or participation on non-profit boards/committees related to workforce and education/training.
 
Reporting and Day to Day Management
 
  • Oversees progress of workforce initiatives and programs, provides related reports to, and has regular communications with stakeholders, including:  State of NC Community College and Budget departments; CFGG as the fiscal administrator; the Chambers in the Triad; TWSC; ETWI stakeholders; and the Greensboro and Triad community on progress/challenges.
  • Assures planning, follow up and implementation are taking place; keeps funders informed of key goals and outcomes.
  • Works closely and collaboratively with the CFGG Finance Department.
  • Provides timely responses to inquiries, calls, etc.
  • Other special projects as they arise and as assigned. 
 
 
Required Capabilities
Professionalism:
  • Passionate support of the mission, vision and strategic goals for workforce development.
  • Maintain current knowledge of all changes and trends affecting area of work.
  • Convene relevant partners with diplomacy and in a manner befitting the positive reputation of all stakeholders.
  • Develop a system that assures high-quality standards in service delivery.
  • Adhere to CFGG and grant policies, procedures and requirements.
  • Assesses self performance and assumes responsibility for professional development.
  • Conduct self in a professional manner and maintain appropriate professional appearance.
  • Prefer resident of Guilford county.
 
Teamwork:
  • Participate as a team member utilizing a collaborative style to achieve mutual goals.
  • Provide proactive, creative cross-functional thinking and ideas to enhance service to customers.
  • Demonstrate ability to work effectively with others.
  • Participate in meetings or committees as appropriate.
 
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Required:
  1. Bachelor’s degree, including five years of progressively more responsible work experience in a related field.
  2. Strong background and knowledge of workforce development systems,  apprenticeships, and trends.
  3. Strong and effective interpersonal, organizational, and time management skills.
  4. An ongoing commitment to training in both areas of soft skills and technical skills to maintain current skills and knowledge; particularly as it relates to workforce development best practices, rules, regulations, and resources.
  5. Accuracy and excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  6. Proven computer, software and social media use skills.
  7. Diplomacy and ability to gain the confidence and respect of employers and other community partners.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  •  
 
Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro
The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro (CFGG) is a public charity serving Guilford, Randolph and Rockingham Counties in North Carolina.  Under the direction of a volunteer board of community leaders the Foundation receives charitable funds from donors, invests those funds, distributes funds to charitable causes and provides services and grants to nonprofit agencies and the community. 
 
The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro is an equal opportunity employer and proudly embraces its guiding tenets of diversity, equity and inclusion.
 
Eastern Triad Workforce Initiative
The ETWI is a 6-10-year public-private pilot collective effort among 24 stakeholders including employers, chambers of commerce, K-12 and community college educational institutions, apprenticeship consortia and workforce development agencies, within the four counties of Alamance, Guilford, Randolph and Rockingham. ETWI’s aim is to shift mind-sets and change the paradigm of career pathways, scale apprenticeships and On-The-Job Training programs, and attain efficiencies and new and expanded programming results in four areas: 
  • Youth workforce development programs, 
  • Adult workforce development programs,
  • Veteran workforce development programs,
  • Workforce and career development programming in earlier grades in public schools, 
  • Employee pipeline solutions for good-wage/workforce-challenged industries that are comprised predominately of small businesses.
60 By 30 Initiative
The 60 By 30 Initiative is a community-wide effort to have 60% of Guilford County adult workers with post high school credentials (i.e. college degree or professional certification) by 2030.
 
Say Yes Guilford
Say Yes Guilford is a nonprofit organization which provides access to services, support and scholarships designed to prepare GCS students for success in college, career, and life.
 Major Responsibilities:
Project Oversight
  • Planning, implementation and funds management for the Eastern Triad Workforce Initiative (ETWI) for Triad Workforce Solutions Collaborative (TWSC); National Fund for Workforce Solutions (NFWS); and Guilford Apprenticeship Partners (GAP).
    • Serves as the lead director/facilitator for the ETWI.
    • Leads the oversight of ETWI progress/outcomes toward program objectives.
    • Directs, in collaboration with the CFGG Finance and Grants Departments, the fiscal administration of the ETWI and GAP: budget, planning, distributions, reporting, grant requests to leverage the ETWI and GAP.
    • Serves as primary contact with state staff on ETWI planning, implementation, reporting and outcomes.
    • Serves as a consulting resource for ETWI stakeholders, including guidance in development of the Veterans’ Apprenticeship.
    • Supervises the ETWI Assistant and provides day to day guidance to the Program Coordinators (including Four County Youth and Veteran Apprenticeship Coordinators).
    • Contracts with service provider, monitors performance, and authorizes payments for the ETWI public awareness campaign.
    • Facilitates, in collaboration with the Triad Chambers, and leads ETWI grant planning and develops/executes associated MOUs.
    • Convenes, in collaboration with the Triad Chambers, ETWI stakeholder meetings.
  • Oversees and manages the development and maintenance of programs to achieve the goals of the 60 By 30 initiative.
  • Advises and facilitates through Say Yes Guilford, the coordination and implementation of services to align student success on the 60 By 30 initiative.
  • Creates and scales career path programs that can be replicated state-wide.
  • Develops and implements on-going, effective and efficient workforce initiative’s plans.
  • Delivers presentations as requested in the community and nation-wide.
 
Collaboration with Nonprofit Organizations, External Stakeholders and Funders
 
  • Serves the County in a consulting capacity for workforce development, including the Triad Talent Alignment and creation of a workforce master plan.
  • Makes regular visits to initiative stakeholders to assist in overcoming challenges and to assess progress.
  • Collaborates with Guilford County Schools to advance the goals of the CTE Business Advisory Council. 
  • Stays fully educated and informed on workforce development and related trends and informs committees and community entities accordingly.
  • Develops and maintains alliances with for profit, nonprofit and government entities as well as national, state and local elected officials to influence support of workforce and workforce resources.
  • Identifies new opportunities for relationship building, resource development and collaboration.
  • Supports, in collaboration with the Chambers, the development of employer-led partnerships to provide innovative career pathways.
  • Serves as a resource and support as needed in developing and accomplishing annual work plans, programming for meetings and workshops, recruiting and maintaining volunteers, and ensuring public awareness.
  • Represents CFGG and serves the community through membership or participation on non-profit boards/committees related to workforce and education/training.
 
Reporting and Day to Day Management
 
  • Oversees progress of workforce initiatives and programs, provides related reports to, and has regular communications with stakeholders, including:  State of NC Community College and Budget departments; CFGG as the fiscal administrator; the Chambers in the Triad; TWSC; ETWI stakeholders; and the Greensboro and Triad community on progress/challenges.
  • Assures planning, follow up and implementation are taking place; keeps funders informed of key goals and outcomes.
  • Works closely and collaboratively with the CFGG Finance Department.
  • Provides timely responses to inquiries, calls, etc.
  • Other special projects as they arise and as assigned. 
 
 
Required Capabilities
Professionalism:
  • Passionate support of the mission, vision and strategic goals for workforce development.
  • Maintain current knowledge of all changes and trends affecting area of work.
  • Convene relevant partners with diplomacy and in a manner befitting the positive reputation of all stakeholders.
  • Develop a system that assures high-quality standards in service delivery.
  • Adhere to CFGG and grant policies, procedures and requirements.
  • Assesses self performance and assumes responsibility for professional development.
  • Conduct self in a professional manner and maintain appropriate professional appearance.
  • Prefer resident of Guilford county.
 
Teamwork:
  • Participate as a team member utilizing a collaborative style to achieve mutual goals.
  • Provide proactive, creative cross-functional thinking and ideas to enhance service to customers.
  • Demonstrate ability to work effectively with others.
  • Participate in meetings or committees as appropriate.
 
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Required:
  1. Bachelor’s degree, including five years of progressively more responsible work experience in a related field.
  2. Strong background and knowledge of workforce development systems,  apprenticeships, and trends.
  3. Strong and effective interpersonal, organizational, and time management skills.
  4. An ongoing commitment to training in both areas of soft skills and technical skills to maintain current skills and knowledge; particularly as it relates to workforce development best practices, rules, regulations, and resources.
  5. Accuracy and excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  6. Proven computer, software and social media use skills.
  7. Diplomacy and ability to gain the confidence and respect of employers and other community partners.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  •  
 
Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro
The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro (CFGG) is a public charity serving Guilford, Randolph and Rockingham Counties in North Carolina.  Under the direction of a volunteer board of community leaders the Foundation receives charitable funds from donors, invests those funds, distributes funds to charitable causes and provides services and grants to nonprofit agencies and the community. 
 
The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro is an equal opportunity employer and proudly embraces its guiding tenets of diversity, equity and inclusion.
 
Eastern Triad Workforce Initiative
The ETWI is a 6-10-year public-private pilot collective effort among 24 stakeholders including employers, chambers of commerce, K-12 and community college educational institutions, apprenticeship consortia and workforce development agencies, within the four counties of Alamance, Guilford, Randolph and Rockingham. ETWI’s aim is to shift mind-sets and change the paradigm of career pathways, scale apprenticeships and On-The-Job Training programs, and attain efficiencies and new and expanded programming results in four areas: 
  • Youth workforce development programs, 
  • Adult workforce development programs,
  • Veteran workforce development programs,
  • Workforce and career development programming in earlier grades in public schools, 
  • Employee pipeline solutions for good-wage/workforce-challenged industries that are comprised predominately of small businesses.
60 By 30 Initiative
The 60 By 30 Initiative is a community-wide effort to have 60% of Guilford County adult workers with post high school credentials (i.e. college degree or professional certification) by 2030.
 
Say Yes Guilford
Say Yes Guilford is a nonprofit organization which provides access to services, support and scholarships designed to prepare GCS students for success in college, career, and life.
 Major Responsibilities:
Project Oversight
  • Planning, implementation and funds management for the Eastern Triad Workforce Initiative (ETWI) for Triad Workforce Solutions Collaborative (TWSC); National Fund for Workforce Solutions (NFWS); and Guilford Apprenticeship Partners (GAP).
    • Serves as the lead director/facilitator for the ETWI.
    • Leads the oversight of ETWI progress/outcomes toward program objectives.
    • Directs, in collaboration with the CFGG Finance and Grants Departments, the fiscal administration of the ETWI and GAP: budget, planning, distributions, reporting, grant requests to leverage the ETWI and GAP.
    • Serves as primary contact with state staff on ETWI planning, implementation, reporting and outcomes.
    • Serves as a consulting resource for ETWI stakeholders, including guidance in development of the Veterans’ Apprenticeship.
    • Supervises the ETWI Assistant and provides day to day guidance to the Program Coordinators (including Four County Youth and Veteran Apprenticeship Coordinators).
    • Contracts with service provider, monitors performance, and authorizes payments for the ETWI public awareness campaign.
    • Facilitates, in collaboration with the Triad Chambers, and leads ETWI grant planning and develops/executes associated MOUs.
    • Convenes, in collaboration with the Triad Chambers, ETWI stakeholder meetings.
  • Oversees and manages the development and maintenance of programs to achieve the goals of the 60 By 30 initiative.
  • Advises and facilitates through Say Yes Guilford, the coordination and implementation of services to align student success on the 60 By 30 initiative.
  • Creates and scales career path programs that can be replicated state-wide.
  • Develops and implements on-going, effective and efficient workforce initiative’s plans.
  • Delivers presentations as requested in the community and nation-wide.
 
Collaboration with Nonprofit Organizations, External Stakeholders and Funders
 
  • Serves the County in a consulting capacity for workforce development, including the Triad Talent Alignment and creation of a workforce master plan.
  • Makes regular visits to initiative stakeholders to assist in overcoming challenges and to assess progress.
  • Collaborates with Guilford County Schools to advance the goals of the CTE Business Advisory Council. 
  • Stays fully educated and informed on workforce development and related trends and informs committees and community entities accordingly.
  • Develops and maintains alliances with for profit, nonprofit and government entities as well as national, state and local elected officials to influence support of workforce and workforce resources.
  • Identifies new opportunities for relationship building, resource development and collaboration.
  • Supports, in collaboration with the Chambers, the development of employer-led partnerships to provide innovative career pathways.
  • Serves as a resource and support as needed in developing and accomplishing annual work plans, programming for meetings and workshops, recruiting and maintaining volunteers, and ensuring public awareness.
  • Represents CFGG and serves the community through membership or participation on non-profit boards/committees related to workforce and education/training.
 
Reporting and Day to Day Management
 
  • Oversees progress of workforce initiatives and programs, provides related reports to, and has regular communications with stakeholders, including:  State of NC Community College and Budget departments; CFGG as the fiscal administrator; the Chambers in the Triad; TWSC; ETWI stakeholders; and the Greensboro and Triad community on progress/challenges.
  • Assures planning, follow up and implementation are taking place; keeps funders informed of key goals and outcomes.
  • Works closely and collaboratively with the CFGG Finance Department.
  • Provides timely responses to inquiries, calls, etc.
  • Other special projects as they arise and as assigned. 
 
 
Required Capabilities
Professionalism:
  • Passionate support of the mission, vision and strategic goals for workforce development.
  • Maintain current knowledge of all changes and trends affecting area of work.
  • Convene relevant partners with diplomacy and in a manner befitting the positive reputation of all stakeholders.
  • Develop a system that assures high-quality standards in service delivery.
  • Adhere to CFGG and grant policies, procedures and requirements.
  • Assesses self performance and assumes responsibility for professional development.
  • Conduct self in a professional manner and maintain appropriate professional appearance.
  • Prefer resident of Guilford county.
 
Teamwork:
  • Participate as a team member utilizing a collaborative style to achieve mutual goals.
  • Provide proactive, creative cross-functional thinking and ideas to enhance service to customers.
  • Demonstrate ability to work effectively with others.
  • Participate in meetings or committees as appropriate.
 
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Required:
  1. Bachelor’s degree, including five years of progressively more responsible work experience in a related field.
  2. Strong background and knowledge of workforce development systems,  apprenticeships, and trends.
  3. Strong and effective interpersonal, organizational, and time management skills.
  4. An ongoing commitment to training in both areas of soft skills and technical skills to maintain current skills and knowledge; particularly as it relates to workforce development best practices, rules, regulations, and resources.
  5. Accuracy and excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  6. Proven computer, software and social media use skills.
  7. Diplomacy and ability to gain the confidence and respect of employers and other community partners.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  •  
 
Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro
The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro (CFGG) is a public charity serving Guilford, Randolph and Rockingham Counties in North Carolina.  Under the direction of a volunteer board of community leaders the Foundation receives charitable funds from donors, invests those funds, distributes funds to charitable causes and provides services and grants to nonprofit agencies and the community. 
 
The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro is an equal opportunity employer and proudly embraces its guiding tenets of diversity, equity and inclusion.
 
Eastern Triad Workforce Initiative
The ETWI is a 6-10-year public-private pilot collective effort among 24 stakeholders including employers, chambers of commerce, K-12 and community college educational institutions, apprenticeship consortia and workforce development agencies, within the four counties of Alamance, Guilford, Randolph and Rockingham. ETWI’s aim is to shift mind-sets and change the paradigm of career pathways, scale apprenticeships and On-The-Job Training programs, and attain efficiencies and new and expanded programming results in four areas: 
  • Youth workforce development programs, 
  • Adult workforce development programs,
  • Veteran workforce development programs,
  • Workforce and career development programming in earlier grades in public schools, 
  • Employee pipeline solutions for good-wage/workforce-challenged industries that are comprised predominately of small businesses.
60 By 30 Initiative
The 60 By 30 Initiative is a community-wide effort to have 60% of Guilford County adult workers with post high school credentials (i.e. college degree or professional certification) by 2030.
 
Say Yes Guilford
Say Yes Guilford is a nonprofit organization which provides access to services, support and scholarships designed to prepare GCS students for success in college, career, and life.
 Major Responsibilities:
Project Oversight
  • Planning, implementation and funds management for the Eastern Triad Workforce Initiative (ETWI) for Triad Workforce Solutions Collaborative (TWSC); National Fund for Workforce Solutions (NFWS); and Guilford Apprenticeship Partners (GAP).
    • Serves as the lead director/facilitator for the ETWI.
    • Leads the oversight of ETWI progress/outcomes toward program objectives.
    • Directs, in collaboration with the CFGG Finance and Grants Departments, the fiscal administration of the ETWI and GAP: budget, planning, distributions, reporting, grant requests to leverage the ETWI and GAP.
    • Serves as primary contact with state staff on ETWI planning, implementation, reporting and outcomes.
    • Serves as a consulting resource for ETWI stakeholders, including guidance in development of the Veterans’ Apprenticeship.
    • Supervises the ETWI Assistant and provides day to day guidance to the Program Coordinators (including Four County Youth and Veteran Apprenticeship Coordinators).
    • Contracts with service provider, monitors performance, and authorizes payments for the ETWI public awareness campaign.
    • Facilitates, in collaboration with the Triad Chambers, and leads ETWI grant planning and develops/executes associated MOUs.
    • Convenes, in collaboration with the Triad Chambers, ETWI stakeholder meetings.
  • Oversees and manages the development and maintenance of programs to achieve the goals of the 60 By 30 initiative.
  • Advises and facilitates through Say Yes Guilford, the coordination and implementation of services to align student success on the 60 By 30 initiative.
  • Creates and scales career path programs that can be replicated state-wide.
  • Develops and implements on-going, effective and efficient workforce initiative’s plans.
  • Delivers presentations as requested in the community and nation-wide.
 
Collaboration with Nonprofit Organizations, External Stakeholders and Funders
 
  • Serves the County in a consulting capacity for workforce development, including the Triad Talent Alignment and creation of a workforce master plan.
  • Makes regular visits to initiative stakeholders to assist in overcoming challenges and to assess progress.
  • Collaborates with Guilford County Schools to advance the goals of the CTE Business Advisory Council. 
  • Stays fully educated and informed on workforce development and related trends and informs committees and community entities accordingly.
  • Develops and maintains alliances with for profit, nonprofit and government entities as well as national, state and local elected officials to influence support of workforce and workforce resources.
  • Identifies new opportunities for relationship building, resource development and collaboration.
  • Supports, in collaboration with the Chambers, the development of employer-led partnerships to provide innovative career pathways.
  • Serves as a resource and support as needed in developing and accomplishing annual work plans, programming for meetings and workshops, recruiting and maintaining volunteers, and ensuring public awareness.
  • Represents CFGG and serves the community through membership or participation on non-profit boards/committees related to workforce and education/training.
 
Reporting and Day to Day Management
 
  • Oversees progress of workforce initiatives and programs, provides related reports to, and has regular communications with stakeholders, including:  State of NC Community College and Budget departments; CFGG as the fiscal administrator; the Chambers in the Triad; TWSC; ETWI stakeholders; and the Greensboro and Triad community on progress/challenges.
  • Assures planning, follow up and implementation are taking place; keeps funders informed of key goals and outcomes.
  • Works closely and collaboratively with the CFGG Finance Department.
  • Provides timely responses to inquiries, calls, etc.
  • Other special projects as they arise and as assigned. 
 
 
Required Capabilities
Professionalism:
  • Passionate support of the mission, vision and strategic goals for workforce development.
  • Maintain current knowledge of all changes and trends affecting area of work.
  • Convene relevant partners with diplomacy and in a manner befitting the positive reputation of all stakeholders.
  • Develop a system that assures high-quality standards in service delivery.
  • Adhere to CFGG and grant policies, procedures and requirements.
  • Assesses self performance and assumes responsibility for professional development.
  • Conduct self in a professional manner and maintain appropriate professional appearance.
  • Prefer resident of Guilford county.
 
Teamwork:
  • Participate as a team member utilizing a collaborative style to achieve mutual goals.
  • Provide proactive, creative cross-functional thinking and ideas to enhance service to customers.
  • Demonstrate ability to work effectively with others.
  • Participate in meetings or committees as appropriate.
 
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Required:
  1. Bachelor’s degree, including five years of progressively more responsible work experience in a related field.
  2. Strong background and knowledge of workforce development systems,  apprenticeships, and trends.
  3. Strong and effective interpersonal, organizational, and time management skills.
  4. An ongoing commitment to training in both areas of soft skills and technical skills to maintain current skills and knowledge; particularly as it relates to workforce development best practices, rules, regulations, and resources.
  5. Accuracy and excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  6. Proven computer, software and social media use skills.
  7. Diplomacy and ability to gain the confidence and respect of employers and other community partners.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  •  
 
Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro
The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro (CFGG) is a public charity serving Guilford, Randolph and Rockingham Counties in North Carolina.  Under the direction of a volunteer board of community leaders the Foundation receives charitable funds from donors, invests those funds, distributes funds to charitable causes and provides services and grants to nonprofit agencies and the community. 
 
The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro is an equal opportunity employer and proudly embraces its guiding tenets of diversity, equity and inclusion.
 
Eastern Triad Workforce Initiative
The ETWI is a 6-10-year public-private pilot collective effort among 24 stakeholders including employers, chambers of commerce, K-12 and community college educational institutions, apprenticeship consortia and workforce development agencies, within the four counties of Alamance, Guilford, Randolph and Rockingham. ETWI’s aim is to shift mind-sets and change the paradigm of career pathways, scale apprenticeships and On-The-Job Training programs, and attain efficiencies and new and expanded programming results in four areas: 
  • Youth workforce development programs, 
  • Adult workforce development programs,
  • Veteran workforce development programs,
  • Workforce and career development programming in earlier grades in public schools, 
  • Employee pipeline solutions for good-wage/workforce-challenged industries that are comprised predominately of small businesses.
60 By 30 Initiative
The 60 By 30 Initiative is a community-wide effort to have 60% of Guilford County adult workers with post high school credentials (i.e. college degree or professional certification) by 2030.
 
Say Yes Guilford
Say Yes Guilford is a nonprofit organization which provides access to services, support and scholarships designed to prepare GCS students for success in college, career, and life.
 Major Responsibilities:
Project Oversight
  • Planning, implementation and funds management for the Eastern Triad Workforce Initiative (ETWI) for Triad Workforce Solutions Collaborative (TWSC); National Fund for Workforce Solutions (NFWS); and Guilford Apprenticeship Partners (GAP).
    • Serves as the lead director/facilitator for the ETWI.
    • Leads the oversight of ETWI progress/outcomes toward program objectives.
    • Directs, in collaboration with the CFGG Finance and Grants Departments, the fiscal administration of the ETWI and GAP: budget, planning, distributions, reporting, grant requests to leverage the ETWI and GAP.
    • Serves as primary contact with state staff on ETWI planning, implementation, reporting and outcomes.
    • Serves as a consulting resource for ETWI stakeholders, including guidance in development of the Veterans’ Apprenticeship.
    • Supervises the ETWI Assistant and provides day to day guidance to the Program Coordinators (including Four County Youth and Veteran Apprenticeship Coordinators).
    • Contracts with service provider, monitors performance, and authorizes payments for the ETWI public awareness campaign.
    • Facilitates, in collaboration with the Triad Chambers, and leads ETWI grant planning and develops/executes associated MOUs.
    • Convenes, in collaboration with the Triad Chambers, ETWI stakeholder meetings.
  • Oversees and manages the development and maintenance of programs to achieve the goals of the 60 By 30 initiative.
  • Advises and facilitates through Say Yes Guilford, the coordination and implementation of services to align student success on the 60 By 30 initiative.
  • Creates and scales career path programs that can be replicated state-wide.
  • Develops and implements on-going, effective and efficient workforce initiative’s plans.
  • Delivers presentations as requested in the community and nation-wide.
 
Collaboration with Nonprofit Organizations, External Stakeholders and Funders
 
  • Serves the County in a consulting capacity for workforce development, including the Triad Talent Alignment and creation of a workforce master plan.
  • Makes regular visits to initiative stakeholders to assist in overcoming challenges and to assess progress.
  • Collaborates with Guilford County Schools to advance the goals of the CTE Business Advisory Council. 
  • Stays fully educated and informed on workforce development and related trends and informs committees and community entities accordingly.
  • Develops and maintains alliances with for profit, nonprofit and government entities as well as national, state and local elected officials to influence support of workforce and workforce resources.
  • Identifies new opportunities for relationship building, resource development and collaboration.
  • Supports, in collaboration with the Chambers, the development of employer-led partnerships to provide innovative career pathways.
  • Serves as a resource and support as needed in developing and accomplishing annual work plans, programming for meetings and workshops, recruiting and maintaining volunteers, and ensuring public awareness.
  • Represents CFGG and serves the community through membership or participation on non-profit boards/committees related to workforce and education/training.
 
Reporting and Day to Day Management
 
  • Oversees progress of workforce initiatives and programs, provides related reports to, and has regular communications with stakeholders, including:  State of NC Community College and Budget departments; CFGG as the fiscal administrator; the Chambers in the Triad; TWSC; ETWI stakeholders; and the Greensboro and Triad community on progress/challenges.
  • Assures planning, follow up and implementation are taking place; keeps funders informed of key goals and outcomes.
  • Works closely and collaboratively with the CFGG Finance Department.
  • Provides timely responses to inquiries, calls, etc.
  • Other special projects as they arise and as assigned. 
 
 
Required Capabilities
Professionalism:
  • Passionate support of the mission, vision and strategic goals for workforce development.
  • Maintain current knowledge of all changes and trends affecting area of work.
  • Convene relevant partners with diplomacy and in a manner befitting the positive reputation of all stakeholders.
  • Develop a system that assures high-quality standards in service delivery.
  • Adhere to CFGG and grant policies, procedures and requirements.
  • Assesses self performance and assumes responsibility for professional development.
  • Conduct self in a professional manner and maintain appropriate professional appearance.
  • Prefer resident of Guilford county.
 
Teamwork:
  • Participate as a team member utilizing a collaborative style to achieve mutual goals.
  • Provide proactive, creative cross-functional thinking and ideas to enhance service to customers.
  • Demonstrate ability to work effectively with others.
  • Participate in meetings or committees as appropriate.
 
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Required:
  1. Bachelor’s degree, including five years of progressively more responsible work experience in a related field.
  2. Strong background and knowledge of workforce development systems,  apprenticeships, and trends.
  3. Strong and effective interpersonal, organizational, and time management skills.
  4. An ongoing commitment to training in both areas of soft skills and technical skills to maintain current skills and knowledge; particularly as it relates to workforce development best practices, rules, regulations, and resources.
  5. Accuracy and excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  6. Proven computer, software and social media use skills.
  7. Diplomacy and ability to gain the confidence and respect of employers and other community partners.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  •  
 
Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro
The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro (CFGG) is a public charity serving Guilford, Randolph and Rockingham Counties in North Carolina.  Under the direction of a volunteer board of community leaders the Foundation receives charitable funds from donors, invests those funds, distributes funds to charitable causes and provides services and grants to nonprofit agencies and the community. 
 
The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro is an equal opportunity employer and proudly embraces its guiding tenets of diversity, equity and inclusion.
 
Eastern Triad Workforce Initiative
The ETWI is a 6-10-year public-private pilot collective effort among 24 stakeholders including employers, chambers of commerce, K-12 and community college educational institutions, apprenticeship consortia and workforce development agencies, within the four counties of Alamance, Guilford, Randolph and Rockingham. ETWI’s aim is to shift mind-sets and change the paradigm of career pathways, scale apprenticeships and On-The-Job Training programs, and attain efficiencies and new and expanded programming results in four areas: 
  • Youth workforce development programs, 
  • Adult workforce development programs,
  • Veteran workforce development programs,
  • Workforce and career development programming in earlier grades in public schools, 
  • Employee pipeline solutions for good-wage/workforce-challenged industries that are comprised predominately of small businesses.
60 By 30 Initiative
The 60 By 30 Initiative is a community-wide effort to have 60% of Guilford County adult workers with post high school credentials (i.e. college degree or professional certification) by 2030.
 
Say Yes Guilford
Say Yes Guilford is a nonprofit organization which provides access to services, support and scholarships designed to prepare GCS students for success in college, career, and life.
 
 
Location:
Greensboro, NC
Compensation:
tbd
Contact:
careers@cfgg.org

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