Workforce Development Coordinator
Company: Vista Chamber of Commerce
Posted on: May 10, 2022
Would you like to work with a supportive, diverse, and talented
work team while helping others in your community? The Vista Chamber
of Commerce may be the place for you! The Vista Chamber serves our
community and member business by providing business education and
programs, advocacy, promotion, and networking in a friendly
referral-based environment. All programs are designed to help
businesses in Vista succeed.
We offer competitive compensation and benefit packages along with a
family friendly environment. Our agency encourages persons of
diverse backgrounds to apply for employment. We are looking to hire
a Workforce Development Coordinator to help us support our
community businesses by connecting them to talent. If you're a
hard-working and dedicated, the Vista Chamber of Commerce is an
ideal place to get ahead.
About the Position: The Vista Chamber's Workforce Development
Coordinator will be responsible for leading the development and
implementation of the Chamber's strategic plan for workforce
development. This position will address the current and future
workforce needs of the City of Vista and serve as an exemplary
program for the region and state.
The Vista Chamber's Workforce Development Strategic Plan will be
designed to engage our community in understanding and supporting
the workforce needs of our businesses. This position requires
collaboration and interaction within private industry, education,
nonprofit and governmental sectors. This position will require
direct contact with a variety of businesses and workforce programs
in our area and includes public speaking, public presentations, and
media interviews. Many of these relationships will be in
collaboration with existing programs and the ideal candidate must
be able to work within these alliances. In addition, this person
needs to be able to recognize training and program gaps and help
create new programs to meet Vista's workforce development needs.
The goal is to make the Vista Chamber of Commerce the "go to"
resource for workforce development in Vista. The Workforce
Development Coordinator reports directly to the Chamber CEO and
will also work with members of the Education Committee and/or Board
of Directors in developing initiatives. The position provides its
own administrative support functions; however, the Chamber's
Communications Coordinator will assist when needed to ensure
continuity of products and to assist with graphic design and
website/social media content.
Qualifications & Skills Required:
Associates degree or equivalent required.
Knowledge of Vista's businesses, industries and educational
Strong interpersonal skills working with staff, businesses,
educational leaders, and community members.
Strong communication, writing, networking, and relationship
Strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office
applications, CRM databases, and virtual platforms -
Must demonstrate a high level of self-motivation, reliability,
leadership, and creativity. Occasional travel and events outside
normal workday are required.
Must have reliable transportation, valid Driver's License, and car
Preferred Qualifications & Skills:
Bachelors degree or equivalent preferred
Understanding of workforce development and the connection between
K-16 and CTE programs.
Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred.
Keywords: Vista Chamber of Commerce, Vista , Workforce Development Coordinator, Other , Vista, California
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