Are you the one to take reigns of this program and effect change? The City of Richmond’s Community Service Department is recruiting for a leader to direct and oversee the Employment and Training Division. The position will report to the Library and Community Services Director; this experienced professional will lead the City of Richmond’s overall divisional function of providing services to both local employers and participants through RichmondWORKS, YouthWORKS, and RichmondBUILD. Lorena Rodriguez, Employment Program Specialist describes the Employment and Training Division best when she states, “What we are here is a small group of people that create huge differences, and once we are together, it’s powerful.”
The Ideal Candidate
The Deputy Director of Community Services Employment and Training is responsible for the overall planning, organizing, staffing, directing, controlling, and follow-up of the activities of the Employment and Training Division. The candidate selected for this position will be responsible for the short and long-term planning of the division, establishing and maintaining essential community relationships, securing essential grants, and providing essential leadership/direction to the division.