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Workforce Program Coordinator

Workforce Program Coordinator

The Overland Park Chamber of Commerce is seeking a Workforce Program Coordinator to help lead talent and workforce development initiatives. 

The Workforce Program Coordinator is responsible for the direct support of strategies and programs 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, and willing to assist in developing and executing plans, building coalitions and innovating to solve complex issues. Organization and project management skills are optimal. Preferred experience in the education sector or business-to-education partnership development. The candidate must have strong communication skills with internal and external stakeholders along with the ability to analyze quantitative and qualitative information to track programming benchmarks to adjust efforts and initiatives accordingly.

Requirements include: Associate degree or higher, with 1-3 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 organization, 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

To apply: Send resume, cover letter, references and salary requirements to Overland Park Chamber of Commerce, 9001 W. 110th Suite 150, Overland Park, KS 66210; or

Resumes will be accepted until position is filled.

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