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Director of Workforce Development

Posted on Dec 9, 2018 by AGC of South Dakota

Pierre, SD 57501
Recruitment Consultancy
4 Dec 2018
Annual Salary
Job Description Work with AGC of South Dakota members and staff in promoting the many opportunities a career in construction can provide. The main focus for this position is to further grow interest in construction careers to youth and adults. This will be accomplished by addressing members workforce needs and collaborating with state and local entities with an over all goal of addressing construction workforce issues in the state of South Dakota. Duties and Responsibilities Work with AGC of South Dakota members to help address their workforce needsBe the point staff person for the joint AGC Workforce Development (WFD) Steering CommitteeMeet with members regularlyFollow direction given from board members and committeesBecome actively involved in the Human Resources AlliancePromote and inform members of AGC's training & safety opportunitiesDevelop reports & advise on all activities and budgets as needed for AGC boardsPlan and run any events geared at promoting career opportunities in constructionConstruction Awareness Day'sSchool visitsCareer day'sOther events as assignedProvide informative presentations to youth and adultsProvide classroom trainingCollaborate with state and local entities such as the DLR, DOT, DOE and other groups of similar interest in growing careers in construction Be a voice for the industryConstantly looking at ways to improve workforce issues by working with these and other groupsCoordinate with k-12 and post-secondary schools to ensure opportunities for individuals interested in a career in constructionActively seek and operate WFD grantsMaintain and monitor the Build South Dakota websiteHelp out AGC staff when needed and other duties as assigned The Ideal Candidate Will Have Professional experience in construction, education, human resources, networking, or training is preferred. Knowledge, skills, and experience needed for successful performance: COMMUNICATION - Bridge between school districts, post-secondary institutions, and AGC members by listening attentively and clearly convey information and ideas.CUSTOMER SERVICE - Treat AGC members courteously and anticipate and respond to their needs.DECISIVENESS - Exercise sound judgment when making decisions and take prompt, decisive action.PROJECT MANAGEMENT - Efficiently organize meetings, projects, and workgroups.INFORMATION SEEKING - Actively seek, collect, and evaluate information to learn more about issues or events and research best practices related to the construction industry.INITIATIVE - Display a high level of effort and commitment towards completing assignments and goals. Also capable of perform tasks with little to no direct supervision.PROBLEM SOLVING - Analyze problems and make sound decisions.COMPOSURE - Remain focused in stressful situations and keep emotions under control.RELATIONSHIP BUILDING - Work to build and maintain professional relationships with people who provide information, assistance or support.LISTENER - Be a good listener. Strive to understand before being understood. Category: Human Resources , Keywords: Training & Development Director

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