Workforce Readiness Director

Position Summary:

Stay abreast of local activities concerning workforce readiness issues.  Selectively plan and encourage chapter involvement and activities impacting the workforce readiness arena.  Present a report or update to the chapter president and fellow chapter members.  Work in cooperation with state-level workforce readiness advocates.

Responsible To:

  • The members of the chapter
  • The chapter president
  • State council workforce readiness director
  • Responsibilities:
  • Serve as advocate and program coordinator for workforce readiness chapter activities.
  • Partner with local schools to share information as requested.
  • Identify and evaluate issues that impact workforce readiness and develop goals for chapter workforce readiness strategy.
  • Report on workforce readiness issues to chapter members and serve as advocate at chapter activities.
  • Serve as a resource for chapter members on workforce readiness issues and provide leadership to the chapter.
  • Monitor local activities concerning workforce readiness and provide timely information updates to chapter membership.
  • Work in cooperation with state workforce readiness director.
  • Develop and support workshops and seminars that address workforce readiness issues via Continuing Professional Education committees and programs.
  • Assist with other officer duties as needed.
  • Participate in SHRM Workforce Readiness Core Leadership Area volunteer leader conference calls and webcasts.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of short-term and long-term strategic planning for the chapter.
  • Represent the chapter in the Human Resources community.
  • Attend all monthly membership and board of directors meetings.

Resources Available:

  • SHRM supplies the following resources for workforce readiness advocates
  • Chapter Position Descriptions
  • Workforce Readiness Manual
  • SHRM Leaders Guide

And MUCH MORE…available online at www.shrm.org/vlrc