Southeast AlabamaWorks!

Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Workforce Development

Southeast AlabamaWorks facilitates the implementation of programs and services that support economic and workforce development in the area and addresses the workforce needs of new and existing businesses and industries. The council is designed to be business led and market driven and shall be an integral part of a comprehensive workforce development system serving individuals and employers. Southeast AlabamaWorks serves the following counties in southeastern Alabama: Barbour, Butler, Coffee, Covington, Crenshaw, Dale, Geneva, Henry, Houston, and Pike.

In addition, the Council works closely with the 2-year community college system including Enterprise State Community College, Lurleen B. Wallace Community College, and Wallace Community College Dothan, other educational and training service providers, the Alabama Career Center System and other stakeholders in the region.

Application Process
• Please send a cover letter, resume and references to
• Deadline for applications is 5:00PM, CDT, Friday, March 27, 2020.

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City of Decatur

Development Director

The successful Candidate will have the following qualifications and experiences:

  • A strong leader in development, planning and/or economic development with a proven record of providing effective leadership in a complex organization, preferably in a city, municipal organization or another level of government of similar size as Decatur.
  • Ideal candidates will be able to drive innovation and move agendas forward in a multi-stakeholder environment.
  • The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent communication skills and significant career success in building collaborative, effective relationships across divisions. Additional experience in strategic planning, budgeting and project management and complex problem solving with the ability to work effectively in a wide variety of governmental disciplines is important.
  • A bachelor’s degree in urban planning, architecture, public administration, or a related field from an accredited college or university and seven to ten years of progressively responsible senior level management experience. A master’s degree or an American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) designation is strongly preferred.

Deadline for applications is April 3, 2020.

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Southeast Alabama Works!

Chief Operating Officer

Southeast AlabamaWorks is seeking a Chief Operating Officer of Workforce Development to coordinate, implement, and execute all workforce development efforts in the region. The Chief Operating Officer will be an employee of the Dothan Area Chamber of Commerce and will be expected to work out of the Dothan
Chamber. There are possible options for alternative workspace locations in the 10-county region, however the primary base-office will be in Dothan.  This position will be the central point of contact for any private or public entity seeking information and assistance with workforce training in the Southeast AlabamaWorks area.

Application Process:
Please send a cover letter, resume and references to
Deadline for applications is 5:00PM, CDT, Friday, March 27, 2020.

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Central Six AlabamaWorks!

Workforce Development Manager

Central Six AlabamaWorks! is searching for a Workforce Development Manager that will develop positive long-term relationships with business and industry representatives. He or She supports and strengthens relationships with business and industry to address workforce needs and assist with talent supply and demand. He or She will provide leadership and supervision to industry sector partnerships “clusters” and lead in creating workforce solutions for business and industry.

Application Process:
Email cover letter, resume, and references to:

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