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Workforce Development Manager
The Dayton Metro Library is seeking a full-time Workforce Development Manager to join the Information Services team at the Main Library in downtown Dayton.  The successful candidate will develop and leverage workforce and job seeking connections in the community in order to provide exceptional services and programs to patrons.  They will also ensure that staff members are trained and knowledgeable so that they can skillfully utilize the Library’s workforce resources effectively. The Workforce Development Manager will have the opportunity to hire a Nonprofit Resources Specialist and Business Services Specialist.  Join our team today!
DML is committed to cultivating inclusive environments and a workforce that reflects the diversity of our community. As such, we encourage Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) to apply, in addition to members from other marginalized groups.
Additional consideration may be given to individuals that are fluent in any non-English languages spoken in Montgomery County including Spanish, Mandarin, French, Korean, Vietnamese, Hindi, Russian, Tagalog, Kinyarwanda, Arabic, Turkish and Swahili.
Essential Job Duties
Position: Workforce Development Manager
Organization: Dayton Metro Library
Location: Dayton,  OH 
United States
Salary: 51,267 annually
Posting Start Date: 11/30/2021
Date Posted: 11/30/2021
Requirements Job Qualifications
  • Ability to maintain effective relationships with community officials, leaders, organizations, the public and the staff. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret reference resources, general business periodicals, professional journals, policy and procedure manuals, and governmental regulations.
  • Ability to write reports and business correspondence clearly and informatively.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from staff, patrons, and members of the community individually and in a group setting. Ability to deal effectively with confrontational individuals and/or challenging situations.
  • Ability to plan, schedule and oversee departmental operations and personnel.
  • Knowledge of workforce development and job seeking principles, theories, concepts, best practices and the local and regional workforce ecosystem.
  • Knowledge of literature, periodicals, audiovisual materials, web sites, social media, and other electronic media which support a diverse, current, and relevant collection in support of workforce development and job seeking topics.
  • Ability to develop programs and services to meet community needs. Ability to prepare and administer budgets. Ability to connect with internal and external partners to positively impact workforce development and job seeking initiatives. 
  • Valid Ohio driver’s license, acceptable motor vehicle record, and continuous insurability required.
  • Advanced Degree preferred; minimum of three to five years of increasingly responsible experience in workforce development or job seeking setting at a professional level, and supervisory experience preferred.
Compensation and Benefits:  Starting annual salary is $51,267 with an exceptional benefits package.
Application Process:  Please send your cover letter, resume, and contact information for three employment references to Jennifer Kadel at careers@daytonmetrolibrary.org.  The position is open until filled.
The Dayton Metro Library is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
Status: This listing expires on: 1/27/2022
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Organization Information
Dayton Metro Library
215 E Third Street

Dayton,  OH 45402
United States
(937) 496-8588
Jennifer Kadel