Director of Talent
Director of Talent
The Overland Park Chamber is seeking a Director of Talent to lead the organization’s talent and workforce development initiatives. The Director of Talent is responsible for the implementation of strategies to help employers attract and retain the quality talent they need to be competitive while ensuring workers have access to quality job opportunities. This position works with employers, regional partners and the education community to develop strategies to build and strengthen the current and future talent pipeline, leading to the success and growth of the regional economy.
The ideal candidate must be results-oriented, with demonstrated success developing and executing plans, building coalitions and innovating to solve complex issues. A proven track record in planning and program management is essential, along with the ability to build and maintain coalitions within the city, region, and state while executing the strategic plan’s talent goals in conjunction with private investors, public partners, stakeholders and staff.
Requirements include: Bachelor’s degree, 4-6 years of related work experience and/or advanced education, with an understanding of workforce development and the connection between K-12, post-secondary education systems and career technical programs. Must have strong planning, project management and communication skills, be highly motivated, detail-oriented and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. Working knowledge of Johnson County and Overland Park a plus.
To support the health and safety of our teams and workspaces, the Chamber requires employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or to have received an approved accommodation based on medical condition or sincerely held religious belief or practice. Please let us know if you’d like to discuss the policy or available accommodations before proceeding with our recruitment process.
Competitive salary and benefits will be provided based upon qualifications, including insurance and 401(k).
The Chamber is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
More information about Overland Park and the Chamber can be found at www.opchamber.org.
Send resume, cover letter, references and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org;
or mail to: Overland Park Chamber of Commerce, 9001 West 110th Street, Suite 150, Overland Park, KS 66210.
Resumes will be accepted until position is filled. No phone calls, please.