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United Way of Greater Stark County seeks to hire a full-time Workforce Engagement Manager, for United Way of Greater Stark County’s Financial Prosperity Center at OhioMeansJobs. The primary objective of this position is the overall management and growth of the Workforce Engagement services at the Financial Prosperity Center while meeting client and community needs.

This candidate must be stakeholder centered, engaging and relationship focused. Must have a proven track record for being strategic and managing, multiple tasks. And must be innovative in meeting the dynamic and changing needs of target populations, staff and funders.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for ensuring best approaches and practices are utilized in the implementation of services, evaluations and design, working in collaboration with the Director of Financial Stability Programs and United Way staff.
  • Work in collaboration with United Way staff to seek and develop funding proposals that support services and increase capacity.
  • Assist in development and maintenance of program flow-charts, manuals, training, systems and policies and procedures.
  • Work in collaboration with Impact Councils, OhioMeansJobs and partners to ensure products and services are producing results and collective impact is occurring.
  • The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in the preferred area of business administration or project management. Must have no less than two years of experience in working in collaboration with a cross sector of partners and/or program or product development and management.

  • Ability to communicate both professionally, effectively and clearly, both verbally as well as in writing
  • Ability to facilitate workshops and address a community of stakeholders
  • Proficiency in Microsoft: Word, Power Point, Excel and Calendar and navigating web-based data bases. Preferred Bridges Out Poverty trained and or a certified trainer
  • Ability to negotiate and work within a collaborative, working both independently and as a member of a team
  • Ability to maintain a consistently high-level of cultural competency and cultural sensitivity
  • Knowledge of quality standards, procedures and benchmarks
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    You can also send a cover letter and resume with salary requirements to:

    United Way of Greater Stark County
    Attention: Human Resources
    401 Market Ave North
    Suite 300
    Canton, OH 44702

    Deadline to submit cover letter and resume is December 28, 2018.

    Your information will be kept on file for one year after receipt.

    No phone calls please.

    EOE M/F/D/V

    United Way of Greater Stark County is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions will be made on the basis of an individual employee’s qualifications, skill, ability, merit, potential, experience, and other factors which make each employee a valued asset of this organization. There will be no unlawful discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age (40 or above), disability, genetic information or veteran status in all employment practices, including hiring, firing, promotion, compensation, and other terms, privileges and conditions of employment. United Way will comply with all applicable federal, state, and local employment statutes, ordinances and regulations.

    This Equal Employment Policy and Plan will be communicated to all relevant audiences. A copy of the Personnel Practices containing this policy will be given to each employee at the time of employment and will be discussed in the initial orientation of the employee.

    All notices of job vacancies will include the words, “an equal opportunity employer M/F/D/V” (minority/female/disabled/veteran). In addition, every effort will be made to notify all appropriate organizations, such as the Ohio Bureau of Employment Services, local social services agencies, colleges/universities/trade schools, sororities/fraternities, minority magazines, faith-based organizations, media, etc. of job vacancies.