WILKES COUNTY SCHOOLS by KC5mgBBc

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									                           Wilkes County Schools

            WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

NATURE OF WORK

An employee in this class performs highly responsible personnel administration work to
carry out school system policies and procedures relating to the Workforce Development
Program. Work involves coordinating the involvement of parents, employers, faculty and
administrators in planning, implementing and evaluating career development initiatives.
Under limited supervision, administers student assignments, and interpreting and
explaining program policies and procedures. Additional responsibilities include
Homebound education, driver’s education, home schooling, at-risk programs, and drop-
out prevention programs for the school system.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Coordinates the planning, development, and implementation of a career development
program.

Educates parents, employers, faculty, and administrators about the role of career
development and its interdependent relationship with curriculum.

Involves parents, employers, faculty, and administrators in delivery of career
development services.

Designs, coordinates, and evaluates professional development for secondary and
Industrial Education Coordinators.

Develops, implements, and evaluates plan for monitoring student progress toward
completion of career pathway requirements.

Develops system for monitoring, assessing and reporting the effectiveness of secondary
career development services.

Ensures complains of programs with federal, state and local regulations.

Prepares and submits required local, state and federal reports.

Assists in the review of applications for student assignment including, reassignment,
tuition, and release to other systems.

Assists with issues of student custody and student domicile.




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Handles requests for individual student information from parents and agencies and
determines their entitlement to information.

Recommends policies and compliance procedures supporting practices essential to the
needs of at-risk children for federal and state funding.

Develops and revises Board Policy for Superintendent’s review.

Handles driver’s education program.

Performs other related work as required.

MINIMUM TRAINING

Master’s degree in career guidance, counseling and guidance, vocational technical
education, or a related field and at least 5 years of experience in the implementation,
monitoring and evaluation of comprehensive career development programs.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Must be physically able to operate a variety of equipment including computers, copiers,
etc. Must be able to exert up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible
amount of force constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.

Requires the ability to read a variety of correspondence, reports, forms, statements, etc.
Requires the ability to prepare correspondence, reports, forms, evaluations, statements,
etc. using prescribed formats.

Requires the ability to deal with people beyond giving and receiving instructions. Must
be adaptable to performing under stress and when confronted with emergency situations.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Thorough knowledge of federal, state, and local policies and procedures regarding career
development.

Considerable knowledge of School Board policies, procedures and standards.

Considerable knowledge of the ethical guidelines applicable to the position as outlined by
federal, state, and local laws, rules and regulations.

Considerable knowledge of the principles of supervision, organization and
administration.



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Ability to maintain complete and accurate records and statistics and to develop
meaningful reports from that information.

Ability to develop and implement appropriate programs.

Ability to assess the effectiveness of programs and activities.

Ability to interpret policies and procedures.

Ability to develop long-range plans.

Ability to effectively express ideas orally and in writing.

Ability to make oral presentations before large groups of people.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships as necessitated by work
assignments.

REPORTS TO:            Associate Superintendent

FSLA STATUS:           Exempt

DISCLAIMER

The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level
of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain
or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and
qualifications required of employees to perform this job.




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