Director of Workforce Development
Company: Native American Health Center
Posted on: November 21, 2022
POSITION: Director of Workforce Development (1008)
DEPARTMENT: Community Wellness Department (CWD)
REPORTS TO: Chief Cultural Officer (CCO)
LOCATION: Native American Health Center, Inc. (NAHC)
WORK HOURS: Full Time, 40 hours per week, 100% FTE
STATUS: Non-Union, Exempt
_Indian Preference Act: Preference in hiring is given to qualified
Native Americans in accordance with the Indian _
_ Preference Act (Title 25, US Code, Section 472 and 473).
Applicants claiming Indian Preference must submit verification of
Indian heritage certified by tribe of affiliation or other
acceptable documentation of Indian heritage. _
The Director of Workforce Development (DWD), oversees multiple
grant projects/initiatives and works collaboratively with a wide
range of external stakeholders, including employers and industry
consortia, training providers, secondary and post-secondary
education, and community- based organizations in order to advance
NAHC's workforce development goals.
This position leads both short- and long-term programs that
inspire, educate and attract audiences from all walks of life. The
successful candidate will bring significant strategic leadership,
project management, organizational, and interpersonal skills to the
table. The PM II will be self-managed with the ability to align
organizations in the private and public sectors to leverage
resources and to create partnerships that support employers
participating in apprenticeship collaboratives and other
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Responsible for envisioning and facilitating development of a
program team, articulating its goals and strategy, and reporting on
2. Lead development of skill and career development programs,
drafting scopes of work and
3. Develop and sustain partnerships with employers, unions and
training providers to increase vocational certifications,
apprenticeships, career and employment opportunities for
4. Manage NAHC's Indigenous Pathways Internship Program by
coordinating recruitment, training and support for the interns and
the Program throughout the organization.
5. Working with the community and staff, determine unmet community
services and program needs, and collaboratively develop new
funding, processes, projects and approaches in response. Facilitate
community advisory councils and use information to guide
development and ensure programs meet community needs.
6. Responsible for ongoing review of budgets, improvement of
workflow processes for the program area, analyzing staffing
structure, making recommendations for program improvements and
7. Responsible for overall Department growth responsibilities, such
as grant writing for the program area, participating in relevant
committees, and providing agency reporting as required.
8. Manage all administrative functions connected to program area
including but not limited to supply and equipment ordering,
purchase requisitions, check requisitions, travel requisitions,
program planning and meeting coordination.
9. Adhere and enforce NAHC policy and procedures. Ensure timely
submittal of personnel actions and fiscal documentation.
10. Address performance issues with staff in a proactive manner
NAHC policy and procedures.
11. Provide coaching, training opportunities and corrective actions
for staff, interns and volunteers to improve performance and
promote staff to work at their highest ability.
12. Support the maintenance, development and implementation of
practices to meet the continuous accreditation through the American
Association of Ambulatory
13. Engage project staff through regular meetings and
communications such as telephone calls, e-mails, trainings,
webinars and regular written reports to facilitate project
14. Proactively plan for audits, site visits, and reporting. This
includes, but not limited to developing and/or reviewing audit
agenda and materials, collecting necessary documents and collating
information in a presentable manner.
15. Ensure meaningful participation by family, youth, and community
members in prevention and evaluation processes via design,
interpretation, and dissemination of findings.
16. Represent the program in meetings, task forces, and partner
17. Communicate consistently and meet regularly with CWD leadership
to ensure alignment of program is consistent with vision and site
integration goals as well as in compliance with department, agency,
and funding agency regulations.
18. Work closely with program evaluators to ensure accuracy and
validity of data reports.
19. Responsible for timely and accurate collection of data from
community events, groups, and program activities. Provide regular
reports to leadership, funders and other stakeholders.
20. Work in concert with the Media Team to ensure the social media
and outreach strategy objectives are met. Participate in
development of compelling campaigns with department heads to
further expand and promote services and visibility. Responsible for
promoting community events, groups, and other activities across
multiple sites, across NAHC, and at outreach events.
21. Proactively coordinate activities with collaborating agencies
involved in federal, state and local projects and workgroups aimed
at policy change in community health.
1. Manage staff, facilities, finances and collaborations for CWD at
Ensures that the strategic planning process for assigned grant
projects align with the organizational strategic plan.
2. Proactively engage with the CWD Director to share successes and
barriers in implementation and strategize around developing best
3. In conjunction with supervisor, ensure project budgets for the
grant are managed in compliance with funders and agency
4. Lead and facilitate a monthly project status meeting with key
grant stakeholders to communicate client outcomes, discuss
communication plans, review program timeline and performance, raise
new quality improvement (QI) initiatives, monitor confidentiality
and security and address changes in access/use/outcome disparities
within the sub-population.
5. Envision, articulate, shape and implement the strategic
prevention expansion to partner agencies statewide.
6. Identify and ensure the incorporation of culturally appropriate
7. Work with Planning & Development Department in completing post
award annual reporting (such as renewals, continuations and
carryovers), participate in relevant committees, and submit monthly
Board of Director reports.
8. Maintain regular communications with funding agencies through
e-mail, telephone calls, and written reports. Provide ongoing
report backs to CWD leadership.
1. Member Care: Demonstrate understanding and apply working
knowledge of safety policies and ensuring safe member
2. Quality Improvement: Actively participate in internal quality
improvement teams and work with members proactively to drive
quality improvement initiatives in accordance with the mission and
strategic goals of the organization, federal and state laws and
regulations, and accreditation standards, when assigned.
3. Resolve staffing issues and facilitate conflict resolution for
staff under direct supervision.
Hire, discipline, evaluate and terminate staff in coordination with
the Human Resources department.
4. Foster a team environment to effectively lead and retain your
staff. Provide opportunities for staff to grow and develop new
5. Must maintain compliance with ergonomic safety standards; be
mindful of posture and regularly practice ergonomic stretches.
6. Safety: Responsible for ensuring that all duties,
responsibilities and operations are performed with the utmost
regard for the safety and health of all personnel involved,
7. Safety: Take appropriate corrective actions to address matters
pertaining to employee health and safety that have been brought to
8. HIPAA: Keep all protected health information (PHI) confidential
and abide by
HIPAA guidelines for the release and disclosure of any PHI. Will
report unauthorized use of disclosure of PHI immediately, to Site
Director and HIPAA security officer.
9. HIPAA: Ensure the protection of all PHI and compliance of HIPAA
guidelines amongst staff under your supervision. Conduct quarterly
walkthroughs, trainings, reporting of unusual occurrences as set
forth by the organization. Take appropriate steps to address HIPAA
concerns with staff as necessary.
10. Works extremely well under pressure, meet multiple and often
11. At all times demonstrate cooperative behavior with supervisors,
subordinates, colleagues, clients and the community.
12. Other duties as assigned by Supervisor.
1. Master's degree in business, non-profit management, public
health, social work, or a related human service field or a
Bachelor's with 5 years of progressively responsible and relevant
2. Minimum of four years of experience working in a non-profit
agency, which include progressive increases in community
development responsibilities and experience with underserved
3. Demonstrated experience supervising staff, providing team
leadership, and creating effective programming.
4. Familiarity with capacity building and infrastructure
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