Workforce Development Specialist 10
Office of Workforce Development
Location: East Baton Rouge
Position #: 50410339
Announcement #: LWC123631-1-14-20KK
NOTE: THIS IS A PROMOTIONAL OPPORTUNITY OPEN TO PERMANENT CLASSIFIED EMPLOYEES OF LWC ONLY!
No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.
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Louisiana Workforce Commission
A baccalaureate degree plus five years of professional experience in workforce development, unemployment insurance, marketing, administrative services, social services, job training programs work, education, management analysis, labor market analysis, human resources or any military experience gained at the E-5 rank and pay grade or higher.
Six years of full-time work experience in any field may be substituted for the required baccalaureate degree.
Candidates without a baccalaureate degree may combine work experience and college credit to substitute for the baccalaureate degree as follows:
A maximum of 120 semester hours may be combined with experience to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.
30 to 59 semester hours credit will substitute for one year of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
60 to 89 semester hours credit will substitute for two years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
90 to 119 semester hours credit will substitute for three years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
120 or more semester hours credit will substitute for four years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
College credit earned without obtaining a baccalaureate degree may be substituted for a maximum of four years full-time work experience towards the baccalaureate degree. Candidates with 120 or more semester hours of credit, but without a degree, must also have at least two years of full-time work experience to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.
A master's degree will substitute for one year of the required experience.
Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Commission of Higher Education; the Higher Learning Commission; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
FUNCTION OF WORK:
To administer Workforce Development programs.
LEVEL OF WORK:
Administrative direction from a Workforce Development executive.
Direct over lower-level Workforce Development personnel.
LOCATION OF WORK:
Louisiana Workforce Commission.
Differs from lower-level Workforce Development Specialists by the presence of overall responsibility for the administration and implementation of Workforce Development programs.
Examples of Work
EXAMPLES BELOW ARE A BRIEF SAMPLE OF COMMON DUTIES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS JOB TITLE. NOT ALL POSSIBLE TASKS ARE INCLUDED.
Administers and directs workforce development programs throughout the state.Analyzes program needs and demands. Determines, organizes, monitors, and updates work processes to effectively implement workforce development programs. Reviews program operational policies and performance standards to ensure compliance with program guidelines and to redirect emphasis.
Directs staff on program goals and objectives and provides technical guidance as needed. Evaluates staffing reports, production reports, and operational cost reports.Makes organizational decisions by evaluating financial progress reports.
Manages the effective implementation of Workforce Development programs. Directs, organizes, and evaluates complex department-wide or executive level programs requiring knowledge of the organizational structure, administrative practices, and policies to include the interrelationships among the programs.
Louisiana State Government represents a wide variety of career options and offers an outstanding opportunity to "make a difference" through public service. With an array of career opportunities in every major metropolitan center and in many rural areas, state employment provides an outstanding option to begin or continue your career.As a state employee, you will earn competitive pay, choose from a variety of benefits and have access to a great professional development program.
Flexible Working Arrangements ? The flexibility of our system allows agencies to implement flexible working arrangements through the use of alternative work schedules, telecommuting and other flexibilities.These arrangements vary between hiring agencies.
Professional Development - The Comprehensive Public Training Program (CPTP) is the state-funded training program for state employees. Through CPTP, agencies are offered management development and supervisory training, and general application classes on topics as diverse as writing skills and computer software usage.
Insurance Coverage ? Employees can choose one of several health insurance programs ranging from an HMO to the State's own Group Benefits Insurance program.The State of Louisiana pays a portion of the cost for group health and life insurance.Dental and vision coverage are also available. More information can be found at www.groupbenefits.org.
Deferred Compensation ? As a supplemental retirement savings plan for employees, the State offers a Deferred Compensation Plan for tax deferred savings.
Holidays and Leave ? State employees receive the following paid holidays each year: New Year's Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Mardi Gras, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.Additional holidays may be proclaimed by the Governor. State employees earn sick and annual leave which can be accumulated and saved for future use.Your accrual rate increases as your years of service increase.
Retirement ? State of Louisiana employees are eligible to participate in various retirement systems (based on the type of appointment and agency for which an employee works). These retirement systems provide retirement allowances and other benefits for state officers and employees and their beneficiaries. State retirement systems may include (but are not limited to): Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (www.lasersonline.org), Teacher's Retirement System of Louisiana (www.trsl.org), Louisiana School Employees' Retirement System (www.lsers.net), among others. LASERS has provided thisvideo to give you more detailed information about their system.