Vice President of Workforce Development

The Vice President of Workforce Development is responsible for the development and management of the chamber’s workforce development program which represents the collective best interest of chamber membership. Program involves working with membership and regional partners on developing public policy, developing strategies to implement policies, developing relationships with strategic workforce partners in all levels, developing and implementing programmatic partnerships that further the chamber’s goals, such as, Oklahoma Scholars and College Access Career Readiness Coaches.

  • Advocates the chamber’s positions with elected officials statewide to create an education and workforce system that is attractive to potential residents, retains current residents and meets employers’ needs for a skilled and trained workforce.

  • Provides management oversight to the programs and partnerships in the workforce area that achieves the chambers’ goals for a talented workforce pipeline. Oversees the strategic direction, allocation of time and commitment of resources to this area on behalf of chamber leaders. Helps secure additional community partners and support when appropriate.

  • Represents the chamber on community boards and committees that directly impact the work of the chamber, as requested and appropriate.

  • Exercises budgetary control over the workforce and development program. Defines division objectives; develops operating plan, including budget and manpower requirements, in compliance with Board decisions; develops divisional programs to comply with organization requirements.

  • Provide leadership and promote the goals and objective of the entire chamber both internally with staff and externally with the membership, community and other organizations and individuals with which the chamber interacts.

  • Follows news reports, current events, outside task forces and other initiatives as they pertain to the Chamber’s workforce mission.

  • Responsible for achieving a satisfactory rating annually as it relates to approved annual objectives.

  • Accountable by assuring that all direct reporting staff, if applicable, has achieved their annual development goals.

  • Performs other incidental and related duties as required and assigned.

To apply, contact Cynthia Simmons Taylor, PHR SHRM-CP at cynthiasimmons@tulsachamber.com 

Organization Name: 
Tulsa Regional Chamber
Automatic Close Date: 
Friday, November 9, 2018 - 1:30pm to Sunday, December 9, 2018 - 11:30pm