Business and Industry Liaison
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July 31, 2013
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Alberta Human Services offers diverse and challenging opportunities for individuals who are looking to help build Alberta's workforce. Whether we're helping an Albertan find employment or ensuring workplaces are healthy and safe, we're proud of the work we do every day.
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Alberta Human Services, Edmonton - Are you well-versed in local and regional economies? Are you skilled at engaging a broad array of stakeholders in problem-solving? Are you aware of the labour and skill shortages occurring across the greater Edmonton region in various sectors? Do you want to have some influence in supporting and creating strategies to address these issues? If you have a passionate interest in future employment trends and skill shortage issues in Edmonton, backed by a solid understanding of current research in the area, we want to hear from you!
As an expert resource to the Edmonton Region you will collaborate with business, industry, and labour representatives in discussions about current industry and employer workforce development issues and challenges. You will move beyond discussion to help connect industry and employer/employee associations to the resources and tools they need to help resolve their issues concerning labour and skill shortages. As a member of the Industry Liaison Team for the Edmonton Region, you will help the Regional Management Team establish strategic priorities and develop effective processes for working in partnership with these key stakeholders.
To be successful in this position, you will possess strong organizational planning skills and leadership ability. In addition, you will have strong communication skills and demonstrated relationship building and problem-solving skills.
A university degree in Business or the Social Sciences (i.e. Sociology, Psychology or Social Work) and a minimum of 2 years' recent, directly related labour force development experience is required. An equivalency of a related diploma and 4 years' experience as per the above will be considered. Strong working knowledge and understanding of industry, industry associations, labor groups and various economies is also required. Experience in facilitation and negotiation is an asset.
$2,420.93 - $3,175.47 bi-weekly ($63,186 - $82,409 annually)
- An online assessment and presentation may be part of the interview process for this position.
- This competition may be used to fill current and future vacancies across the Government of Alberta at the same or lower classification level.
- The successful candidate will be required to undergo the security screening process.
- This position requires the successful applicant to be flexible in their work hours to attend after hours with business and industry.
For business related travel purposes this position requires the successful applicant to have a current driver's license and vehicle for transport.
How to Apply
Online applications are preferred. Note: As only one file can be uploaded, please ensure your cover letter, resume and any other related documents are submitted in one file. Applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of this competition.
If you are unable to apply online, please submit your cover letter and resume, quoting the Job ID, to: Mandy Schmidt, Alberta Human Services, 3rd Floor Centre West, 10035 - 108 Street, Edmonton, AB, T5J 3E1. Phone: (780) 644-8539; Fax: (780) 644-4962.
We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' education and experience best meets the needs of the position. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
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