The Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board is seeking a dynamic leader to become its next Executive Director. Our search, begun earlier this year, was cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic. We are looking for an individual with expertise in Federal, New York State and local labor regulations, especially those pertaining to the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act. All those interested should apply. Candidates who applied during our earlier search and are still interested in the position are encouraged to re-apply.
Qualified candidates should possess:
5+ years of experience in Workforce and/or Economic Development or Human Services.
Proven leadership, management and organizational skills.
Hands-on strategic planning and execution experience.
Comprehensive experience working in a Board-driven setting.
Well-established financial and contract administration skills.
Understanding of local and state workforce challenges.
Initiate and maintain partnerships in for-profit, non-profit and government sectors.
Ability to transform workforce metrics into actionable goals.
Excellent communication, presentation, writing and verbal skills.
Bachelor’s Degree in a related field is desirable.
Must live in or be willing to move to the 4 county area consisting of Ontario, Seneca, Wayne and Yates counties.
A background check will be required.
A full job description may be found here.
Applications will be accepted until October 1, 2020
Please forward resume and cover letter to:
Michael Rusinko, Search Committee Chair Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board