From Invest Atlanta:
Reporting directly to the President & CEO of Invest Atlanta and the WorkSource Atlanta Board of Directors, the Executive Director is responsible for the overall strategic management of the workforce development agency. This position will provide results-based leadership in support of a workforce system while ensuring that the Board and Agency operate in compliance with the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) and meets all performance and administrative requirements. The Executive Director will lead a professional staff and maintain strong working relationships with public and private organizations and businesses while developing partnerships with other education, workforce, philanthropic, nonprofit and economic development agencies to support the City’s strategic priorities and the mission of WorkSource Atlanta.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Leadership and Management
• Demonstrate thorough, in‐depth knowledge of the principles, methods, and
procedures to administer WIOA Adult, Youth, and Dislocated Worker grant funds
as well as other related federal and state grants/funds, employment and training
legislation, programs, and regulations
• Ensure organizational compliance with all WIOA guidelines pertaining to programs and
seamless integration into the overall system delivery model
• Ensure ongoing local engagement and continuous improvement in all activities,
including program & service delivery, evaluation & performance management, finance
& administration, grants management, communications, human resources, community
outreach, andorganizational development
• Lead, coach, develop, and retain staff to ensure effective management of
workforce development programs
• Provide leadership and support to the board, communicating all information necessary
for the board to function well and make informed decisions; seek and build board
involvement in resource development, providing oversight and setting the strategic
direction for the organization
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