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Director-Workforce Development Programs

The Empowerment Plan – Detroit, Michigan
Department The Empowerment Plan
Employment Type Full time
Minimum Experience Senior Manager/Supervisor

Are you driven to improve the life of others and contribute to the community? Do you get satisfaction from supporting others in their desire to help themselves?  Do you enjoy working collaboratively and have a high degree of respect for your team?

At The Empowerment Plan our team lives these values every day. The Empowerment Plan is a Detroit-based nonprofit organization focused on breaking the cycle of generational poverty and homelessness through employment.  As we continue to grow and evolve we seek someone to join our team in servicing our community and beyond. 

The ideal person will:

  • Possess a diplomatic demeanor-be naturally focused on people and relationships.
  • Be data driven--enjoy learning new things and staying knowledgeable of the industry, trends and opportunities.
  • Be able to self-manage and prioritize to achieve goals.
  • Demonstrate efficiency with all resources including time, effort, and finances.
  • Be open to other’s perspectives and sensitive to their individual situation.
  • Be mentally quick and able to switch gears effectively.
  • Be a proactive and collaborative co-worker.
  • Enjoy developing and supporting others!

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead evidence based strategic development and refinement of workforce program model design, components and systems.
  • Ensure enrollment, assessment and placement goals are met as well as other stipulated grant outcomes
  • Oversee development and implementation of case management data system and tools
  • Serve as internal workforce development SME by staying abreast of trends 
  • Manage workforce programs and content.
  • Establish overall workforce program strategies and objectives.
  • Track, analyze and report on program data and effectiveness.
  • Lead and manage the Workforce Development Program Team.
  • Support the overall Empowerment Plan Team and organizational goals.


  • 5+ years managing workforce development programs.
  • 10+ years industry experience.
  • MSW or BSW preferred or BA/BS in a related field.
  • Experience working with the social enterprise workforce.
  • Prior experience directly leading others.

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The Empowerment Plan is proud to be an equal opportunity employer

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  • Location
    Detroit, Michigan
  • Department
    The Empowerment Plan
  • Employment Type
    Full time
  • Minimum Experience
    Senior Manager/Supervisor
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