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Integra Technologies Workforce Development Program Manager in Wichita, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/12832638

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS INCLUDE

Grow and oversee a portfolio of local and national development/training programs, coordinate programmatic activities with individual employers and community partners.

Promote the organizations commitment to diversity and inclusion in a manner supporting our mission and vision by networking with community agencies, professional associations, and education institutions and by attending various events and job fairs. Research, develop, recommend and execute creative strategies to foster the organizations diversity and inclusion goals.

Collect and analyze statistics, metrics and reports to assess and communicate/demonstrate the progress and effectiveness of workforce development and diversity initiatives and goals. Report successes and challenges to internal and external stakeholders.

Interface with local, regional, state and federal government agencies to build relationships, provide thought partnership and advocate for industry workforce development.

Review current practices and policies, assess and analyze the extent to which they support or hinder workforce development and diversity, equity and inclusion goals. Propose and implement policy updates to ensure legal compliance and best practices.

Partner with the recruiting team to draft and implement talent acquisition strategic initiatives for recruiting diverse candidates and that follow procedures for meeting good faith efforts to achieve EEO and Affirmative Action Compliance requirements. Track, analyze and report on the effectiveness of these strategies.

Partner with the Training Department to develop and provide internal training and development to aid diversity and retention initiatives. Advance understanding of social issues and inherent biases and promote personal and professional development.

Participate in professional development and networking conferences, webinars, podcasts and other appropriate avenues in order to expand topics of diversity and inclusion. Maintain knowledge of workforce development programs and diversity-related issues, legislation and best practices.

Influence, drive and support organizational and structural changes, initiatives, goals, projects, etc. Identify challenges or barriers and develop, propose and implement strategies to overcome them.

Maintain a zero defects mindset in all daily activities.

Perform special projects by clarifying project objectives, setting timelines and schedules, conducting research, and developing and organizing information for review and/or presentation.

Protect the organizations and the departments value by keeping information confidential.

Ensure compliance with all federal, state and local laws and regulations governing HR policies and procedures, as well as Integra governing bodies (e.g., I-9s, AAP, ADA, FMLA, OFCCP, etc.). Stay informed on current and pending trends and legislation that may impact the organization, and partner with HR team members to communicate and determine appropriate plan of action, impact, etc.

Flexibility to perform other duties as assigned.

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