The Brazos Valley Council of Governments (BVCOG) has a full time opening for a Workforce Board Program Specialist I. Performs professional technical work for any workforce programs under the Workforce Board staff. Work involves administrative and program operations of the department. Work involves preparing and reviewing contract material; taking bids; reviewing training provider applications. Preparing reports on contract development and management. Monitors using local and state developed systems for various workforce programs. Works under minimum supervision using initiative and independent judgment. Reports directly to the Workforce Program Manager and through supervisory channels to the Executive Director.
Duties and Responsibilities
1. Reviews training provider error reports and provides corrective action training. Visits training providers to review the completeness of eligibility documentation, fee policies, and records to ensure compliance with eligibility policies and procedures.
2. Reviews contract plan changes, amendments, and renewals to ensure correctness and adherence to procedural requirements as assigned.
3. Maintains and reviews contract file information and reviews and/or verifies contract data included in contract management database.
4. Prepare reports and recommendations regarding the renewal or termination of contracts.
5. Coordinates with Center updates and deletions.
6. Provides technical assistance in the development and preparation of contracts and amendments.
7. Develops, reviews, and communicates on Workforce policies, procedures, standards, and methods as assigned.
8. Evaluates and monitor program practices.
9. Plans and prepares reports, manuals, and publications.
10. Plans and manages Workforce Board records maintenance and retention.
11. Writes and interprets policies and procedures and makes administrative decisions as appropriate.
12. Communicates agency objectives, tasks, and decisions to Board members, training provider, the general public and staff on Workforce Board.
13. Prepare and present speeches and slide shows, conduct meetings: train other workforce staff, participate in conferences and provides advisory service to local elected, and state elected officials.
14. Performs related work as assigned.
Experience and Education
Experience in technical writing, educational or social science background, contract management, budgeting, volunteer coordination, and administration management. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in business administration or a related field is generally preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of accepted business practices and procedures; of applicable rules, regulations, and policies; and of related legislative and legal practices and procedures. Skill in the use of standard office equipment and software. Ability to handle high-level administrative and contract issues, to analyze and solve work-related problems and to communicate effectively. Ability to collect, analyze, and interpret technical information; to understand and follow instructions; to interpret policies and procedures.
$45,000 or DOQ
Job description posted at https://www.bvcog.org/careers/job-opportunities.
Open until filled. Please send resume and cover letter to BVCOG Human Resources Department at [email protected] or P.O. Drawer 4128, Bryan, TX 77805-4128.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: From $45,000.00 per year
- Dental insurance
- Employee assistance program
- Health insurance
- Life insurance
- Paid time off
- Retirement plan
- Vision insurance
- 8 hour shift
- Monday to Friday
Work Location: In person