Lower Savannah Council of Governments

Bamberg , SC
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Business Services Lead

Lower Savannah Council of Governments
Bamberg, SC Full time
Posted on November 16, 2017

Business Services Lead:

The Business Services Lead is responsible for marketing of business services within the Lower Savannah Workforce Development Area (LSWDA) as well as expanding the business services programming available to both job seekers and employers within the region. The position requires strong knowledge of Workforce Development Business Services programs, as well as, the ability to employ innovation to meet and exceed expected workforce development goals.


Responsibilities include:

*  Supervise marketing and business service processes throughout the Lone Star Working Dog Association (LSWDA).

*  Ensure contracts for business services are within federal, state, and local, guidelines and review requests for reimbursement of training costs for accuracy.

*  Assistance to Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Adult, Dislocated Worker and Youth, employed workers, and under-employed workers through marketing of skills or providing training to meet skill levels for businesses and industries within the region.

*  Distribution of On-the-Job Training (OJT) information, scheduling of OJT workshops, hiring events and job fairs, and coordination with case managers in placement of workers or development of apprenticeships.

*  Creation and maintenance of Work-Based Learning (WBL) sites/relationships and activities throughout the LSWDA, with a focus on Dislocated Workers.

*  Coordinate receipt and posting of "Hot Jobs"/Job Fairs/other employment related functions via electronic media (i.e. Facebook, Twitter, LSWIA webpage, etc.).

*  Distribution of Incumbent Worker Training (IWT) information and reviewing applications for services to make funding recommendations to the Workforce Development Administrator.

*  Coordinate quarterly, bi-annual and/or annual Business Services meetings with partner agencies, employers and businesses

*  Facilitate Rapid Response events throughout the region as the primary Workforce Division representative.

*  Maintenance and quality record-keeping of business services documentation to include but not limited to Women Business Leaders (WBL) opportunities, contracts, and other documentation as appropriate.

*  Recommendation of contracts for business services to the Workforce Development Administrator.

*  Providing staff input for the SC Works Certification process relative to Business Services.

*  Performing other duties as assigned by the Workforce Development Administrator, Executive Director or Assistant Executive Director.



Master's Degree in Business or Public Administration with a concentration in Community and Economic Development, Human Resource Management, etc. and two years of progressively responsible experience in workforce development contracting, grants management or monitoring; or Bachelor's Degree in any one of the above disciplines and four years of progressively responsible experience in workforce development contracting, grants management or monitoring; or any equivalent combination of the education and experience listed above. 

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