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Workforce Program Specialist

Company: Piedmont Triad Regional Council
Location: Kernersville
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

CATEGORY: Workforce Development

EOE STATEMENT: We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


The Piedmont Triad Regional Council (PTRC) is the lead regional governmental organization for the 12 county Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina. The PTRC seeks an energetic, detail-oriented program specialist to join our team. You will have the responsibility to handle a wide range of department and board tasks, working independently with little or no supervision in order to meet the mission of the Piedmont Triad Workforce Development Board and Piedmont Triad Regional Development Corporation.

Prioritizing and managing multiple projects simultaneously and following through on issues in a timely manner is a priority for this role. Coordinating activities (board operations and planning) and ensuring timely flow of information to and from team members and community, business, and industry partners is an aspect of work. Work is supervised and evaluated by the Workforce and Economic Development Assistant Director. Job posting will remain open until filled.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS: An Associate's degree is preferred, in business or other related area; or an equivalent combination of training and work experience. A minimum of 3 years of administrative work experience and experience working with board of directors and/or executive leadership is desired. There is an emphasis on organizational skills and the ability to arrange events and logistics with consideration for a variety of details; ability to write and proofread copy for materials along with strong communication and interpersonal skills. Individual must be able to work independently. Visits to field sites or driving a vehicle more complex than a standard automobile may be required.

If you are selected to fill the role of Workforce Program Specialist, you will need to present a valid North Carolina Driver's License, pass the pre-employment drug screen and background screening process. Travel throughout 12-county region is required. Other travel may be required on occasion.

All of our PTRC staff is required to complete a six-month probationary employment period.


ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION: At the Piedmont Triad Regional Council (PTRC), we work to implement creative regional solutions to improve the lives of the community. When you visit our vibrant office conveniently located in Kernersville, the center of the Triad, you find our passionate staff members working diligently to fulfill our mission. Our office is on the southside of the Interstate 40 at the NC Highway 66 interchange. It is a 20-minute drive to downtown Greensboro, Winston Salem, or High Point. Our location is equipped with an electric charging station.

Our organization has seven core departments; Area Agency on Aging, Criminal Justice, Economic Development, Community Development Services, Management Services, Regional Planning, and Workforce Development. Our staff in each department specializes in serving its niche of the Triad community.

PTRC employees are constantly looking for ways to innovate and expand our programs. We look for ways to enrich our lives in and outside of the workplace. If you are passionate about serving the public and desire to grow and expand your skillset, the PTRC could be an excellent fit for you!

The PTRC hires and retains staff that is at the top of their field. See why our employees love working at the PTRC.

SALARY RANGE: Salary $46,411 DOQ. Organization provides excellent benefits including NC Local Governmental Employees' Retirement System (NCLGERS) and participates in PSLFP.



LOCATION: NC, Kernersville

OPEN DATE: 6/2/2022


Keywords: Piedmont Triad Regional Council, Winston-Salem , Workforce Program Specialist, Other , Kernersville, North Carolina

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