JOB OPPORTUNITIES

North Alabama Development Council

Executive Director

The Executive Director will coordinate, implement, and execute all workforce development efforts for the North Alabama workforce region. The Executive Director will be responsible for the day-to-day operations as well as for establishing and executing major goals/objectives of the Council. The Executive Director will implement policies established by the Council, evaluate the effectiveness of all Council operations and represent the Council to regulatory bodies, other agencies, community and civic organizations, donors, funders and supporters, and the general public. Travel is required throughout the 13 counties of Region 1.

To apply, please submit the following to jobs@northalabamaworks.com:

Resume
Cover Letter
Answers to following questions:

1) What interests you most about the Director, North Alabama Workforce Development
Council position and what unique skills/experience do you bring to the position?

2) The position requires working with multiple stakeholders to achieve a goal. Describe a
time that you effectively led a team of multiple stakeholders to successfully achieve a
goal. What challenges did you face and how did you overcome them?

3) What industries and occupations in Region 1 do you feel are in greatest need of
support from the Workforce Development Council? Why are these the most critical?

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Innovate Birmingham

Director of Operations

Innovate Birmingham’s regional workforce partnership establishes a sustainable pipeline of talent in Birmingham, meeting IT workforce demand for the region by offering demand-driven education, training and employment opportunities for area youth who are disconnected from the labor market. The Innovate Birmingham Regional Workforce Partnership secured $6 million from the US Department of Labor through the America’s Promise Grant to launch the program, and has since secured additional grants and partnerships to continue our mission.

Our network of 15+ partners is uniquely positioned to prepare disconnected Birmingham area residents for high-paying, high-demand occupations in the IT sector. The Innovate Birmingham workforce development framework strengthens ties between two- and four-year colleges and builds bridges to non-tradition al education programs (such as Innovate Birmingham bootcamps, powered by Covalence and Think Data Solutions) while connecting participants in secondary schools to opportunities for training and development for high demand IT occupations.

The Director of Operations will provide personal and operational management to the entire Innovate Birmingham team. Innovate Birmingham offices are located at the Innovation Depot ( currently operating remotely due to COVID -19 precautions ). The Director of Operations will report directly to the Innovate Birmingham Executive Director, overseeing all programmatic operations for two Innovate Birmingham bootcamps.

Your primary charge as the Director of Operations will be to provide leadership and operational support to the Innovate Birmingham team through managing the execution of the recruitment, admissions, technical and professional development training, and job placement for Innovate Birmingham bootcamp programs.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Salary: $50-60k

Competitive health, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits

Fast-paced and autonomous work environment with flexible vacation policy

To apply, email a cover letter and resume with the subject line “Director of Operations Application” to haley@innovatebham.com .

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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Alabama Cooperative Extension (ACES)

Community and Economic Development Specialist

Summary of Position:

The Community and Economic Development (CED) Specialist serves as a regular, full time, 12 month professional with primary responsibility for the development, delivery, and evaluation of educational programs supporting the missions of the Alabama Cooperative Extension System (ACES) and Alabama A&M University/ Urban Affairs and New Nontraditional Programs (UANNP) State Office. This position will be responsible for working with other Extension Specialists, Extension and University Administrators, County Extension Coordinators (CECs), Urban/Regional Extension Agents (UREAs/REAs) and other Extension staff in nine Urban Centers and throughout the State to identify topics and design innovative programs that address needs expressed by communities in the areas of community development, leadership development, entrepreneurship, economic development or a combination of these in the State of Alabama.

This position reports to the Assistant Extension Director.

Location: Alabama A&M University campus, Madison County/Huntsville, AL

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

SALARY: Job Grade: 7 or 8 Contingent on level of education and experience.

Salary Range: $47,400 – $70,000

CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled

ACES is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

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Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce

Director of Business Development

Summary of Position:

The Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce serves at the lead economic development agency for Mobile, Alabama. The Director of Business Development supports the Vice President of Economic Development in all aspects of the division’s business development activities. The Director of Business Development will oversee all new and expanding economic development project activity, foster relationships with economic development partners, and market the Mobile area in foreign and domestic markets to prospective companies. This individual is responsible for staffing the various committees assigned within the division and any other committees or boards that may be assigned by the Vice President of Economic Development.

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Visit our website (https://mobilechamber.com/about-us/work-for-the-chamber/). Applicants can send a resume and cover letter to my attention at drodgers@mobilechamber.com by July 15.

Elmore County Economic Development Authority

Executive Assistant

Elmore County Economic Development Authority is looking to immediately fill the position of Executive Assistant.
This position is responsible for providing assistance to the Executive Director of the organization. It is a vital job to fulfilling the mission of enhancing economic development in Elmore County. Areas of responsibility include administrative, secretarial, receptionist,

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Prattville Area Chamber of Commerce

Economic Development Director

The Prattville Area Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications for the position of Economic Development Director.

Summary of Position:
The Economic Development Director is responsible for organizing and leading business recruitment, existing industry retention and expansion and project management liaison activities that support commercial, retail, office and industrial development in Prattville and Autauga County, Alabama.

Candidates must be energetic, personable, organized and demonstrate success in recruitment and retention of businesses in communities of past service along with excellent negotiation skills. This position requires a self-starter with a minimum of 5 years of professional experience with an emphasis in economic development, public or commercial development or project management. Candidates must maintain a professional demeanor, possess strong verbal and written skills, good decision-making skills and excellent interpersonal, multi-tasking and time management skills.

Candidates must be able to work well in and contribute to a team environment and must be willing and able to work a varied schedule. This position reports to the President of the Prattville Area Chamber of Commerce. Compensation is commensurate with experience.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to EDsearch@prattvillechamber.com no later than close
of business on July 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: acleggett@centralsix.org

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