Manager Community Employment Services

Website Niagara College

Job Description:

Reporting to the Associate Dean, Workforce Development and Community Programs, the Manager, Community Employment Services is responsible for the day-to-day operations and planning of employment preparation programs, which provide opportunities for unemployed individuals who require assistance with their long-term employment goals. These programs are specially funded by government and include operating funds as well as incentive funding. Each program requires extensive reporting to the government funding body, including regular analysis of performance measurement outcomes. Ensuring the achievement of annual program targets and service outcomes, creating strong linkages with related college programs and community partners while operating an off-campus employment centre are key requirements of the position.

Job Requirements:

  • Thorough understanding of the needs of varying client groups within the context of the labour market
  • Minimum five (5) years relevant, progressive experience working in Employment Ontario related programs
  • Experience in managing multiple budgets and programs simultaneously
  • Experience in an Ontario Community College preferred
  • Experience in engaging employers and community partners and marketing programs and services
  • Proven experience in setting and achieving program targets and the development of business plans that strategically achieve outcomes and performance measures
  • Significant management/supervisory experience
  • Excellent facilitation/presentation skills
  • Three (3) year diploma/ degree in a Business, Human Resources, Social Services, or similar field of study
  • Skills and knowledge in the delivery of assessment tools preferred
  • Advanced communication, analytical, time management, problem solving, conflict resolution, customer service and prioritizing skills

Job Details:

Company: Niagara College

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Toronto, Ontario, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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