Charlotte Works is seeking a President and CEO to lead and support a successful workforce development board in a vibrant community.
As the workforce development board serving Mecklenburg County, Charlotte Works leads the way in connecting job seekers and employers, providing skills training and work opportunities for youth and adults, analyzing and sharing data to educate the public on workforce needs, and aligning community partners around workforce initiatives to help make Charlotte-Mecklenburg a place of economic opportunity for all. Through programs and partnerships with service providers across the county, Charlotte Works ensures that job seekers have access to opportunities and also have the skills employers need. Charlotte Works oversees the NCWorks Career Center and NextGen youth programs, and administers the Working Smart essential skills curriculum for job seekers.
The President and CEO will provide strategic direction, operational management, and collaborative leadership to advance the mission and vision of the organization. Serving as the primary spokesperson and representative for the workforce development board, the President and CEO will foster strong relationships with employers, local and state government agencies, educational institutions, community organizations, and other community partners to help make Charlotte-Mecklenburg a place of economic opportunity for all. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the President and CEO will lead a committed, professional staff ensuring that Charlotte-Mecklenburg County continues to be among the best places to live in the US.
Highly qualified workforce development leaders, including those experienced with managing Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act programs, are encouraged to submit their resume, letter of interest, and references to: [email protected].