Program Specialist II
The San Diego Workforce Partnership, Inc. (SDWP) is a non-profit entity chartered by the City and County of San Diego to administer employment and training programs that empower job seekers to meet the current and future workforce needs of employers in San Diego County.
- Develop and execute contracts
- Provide oversight and feedback to program design implementation matters
- Execute budget/contract modifications
- Review policies and operations manual with contractor(s)
- Development of contract monitoring tools to appropriately evaluate contract performance
- Review and analyze contract operating plans, budgets, invoices, and work plants to verify program integrity and compliance with requirements
- Evaluate contract compliance, including but not limited to fiscal, operational, and administrative systems
- Provide fiscal technical support to contractor(s)
- Review and approve monthly invoices
- Facilitate in contract budget development
- Serve as primary contact for contractors regarding budgets, invoicing, questions, problem solving, and training
- Liaison between SDWP Finance and contractor to provide support and technical assistance pertaining to budget analysis, contract cost-allocation plans, and contract closeouts
- Track contract expenditures
- Contacts employers to gather information about their organization, their hiring needs and procedures, and volunteer opportunities and procedures. Identify job opportunities appropriate for individuals with serious mental illness and promote Supported employment providers as a recruitment source.
- Makes site visits to employers when appropriate
- Ability to identify program goals and outcomes and communicate scope of work to recruit program partners
- With an emphasis on the employer as the customer, develops and maintains employer contacts on a regular basis; identify ways in which SDWP and the County of San Diego Division of Behavioral Health can assist employers; coordinate efforts with the network’s job developers.
- Work with business to develop opportunities designed to meet the specific workforce needs of the business and individuals with serious mental illness
- Facilitate web based trainings
- Meets with partners and stakeholders to determine and update customer profiles
- Attends and participates in job development meetings
- May attend personnel meetings and other professional networking groups
- Assist with convening and attend all collaborative meetings specific to project(s)
- Provides monthly progress report to the Manager of Adult Programs
- Report out on program progress in monthly meetingd with project funder and subrecipient
- Analyze current labor market trends and provide guidance on current business needs
- Determine, analyze, and report out on current skill sets required by the business community
- Provide subrecipient clear and concise contract oversight and direction
Business/Community Organizations Engagement:
- Facilitate monthly committee meetings, recruit employers and community providers to provide presentations
- Facilitate and draft presentations for conferences, speaking engagements, etc.
- Sit and participate on various committees as a representative of SDWP
- Develop and maintain strong relationships with local mental health agencies and County program partners
- Ability to identify and coordinate locations, dates and times for events and meeting
- Notifies stakeholders and partners of job openings, job fairs, and other opportunities for individuals with serious mental illness participants.
- Utilize web based software to coordinate, track, and promote project events
- Travel offsite routinely for project events, meetings, and networking events
- Ability to partner with local agencies and programs to provide trainings and enhance project visibility
- Performs other related functions as assigned
Bachelor’s degree in a related field of study or equivalent experience. Minimum of four years experience in employment, training, or education programs
Workplace and Team Skills:
Public speaking facilitation
Give & receive feedback
Excellent planning and time Project management skills
This position is a Level II (L2) in SDWP’s career path (levels 0-8). The salary range for (L2) is $47,476 - $65,000. New employees typically start at the lower end of this range, but salary is commensurate with experience, related skills and education. SDWP offers a competitive benefits package, generous PTO and 11 paid holidays.
No phone calls accepted, Principals only.
Employees are under an independent, merit-based personnel system and are not employees of the federal, state or local government. SDWP is 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. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.