Employer Services Liaison - Denver Economic Development and Opportunity, Denver, Colorado

Created 03/19/2023
Employer City and County of Denver
Reference 619610
Job Type Full Time
Country United States
State Colorado
City Denver
About Our Job

he City and County of Denver utilizes a hybrid model workplace that balances the responsibilities of public service with the benefits of a flexible work environment. Employees work where needed, at a city site and/or in the field at least three days a week and telecommute remotely at a designated workplace within the State of Colorado the remaining days.

Please apply soon, as this position will close without advance notice once wereceivea sufficient number of qualified candidates.

This is a limited position with an expected end date of 1/31/2025.

Denver Economic Development and Opportunity ( DEDO ) is leading an inclusive and innovative economy for all Denver residents and neighborhoods. We work to ensure the success of Denver’s economy is shared by our residents, businesses, and neighborhoods - because everyone deserves the opportunity to make a home, get a job, and build a future.DEDO’s team of over 130 people comprises of Workforce Services , Neighborhood Equity & Stabilization (NEST), Denver Construction Careers Program ( DCCP ), and Division of Small Business Opportunity ( DSBO ), and Business Development .

Denver’s Workforce Services Division is looking for an Employer Services Liaison to support the division and the unit's business needs. The position exists to support the employer services provided through Denver Workforce Services and the larger workforce system including support for the OneStop Operator, contracted and system partners, and Office of Economic Development initiatives. This includes developing relationships with businesses and hiring managers in targeted industries to evaluate and identify workforce and hiring needs and working with them to offer workforce solutions.

As the Employer Services Liaison position, duties include:
  • Develop and Support IT Industry Outreach for Careers for TEC-P Grant Program Participants needing Placement in the Denver Metro area
  • Market programs and services to both employers and job seekers
  • Develop, maintain, Identify and research potential employer partnerships
  • Support Sector Partnerships to bring employers from sectors together to discuss issues, identify and/or develop solutions
  • Provide employer services support to contracted partners. This includes assistance with recruitment events, the development of work-based learning opportunities, and employer referrals
  • Coordinate services with key stakeholders and partners. Ensure that programs and services are aligned with other workforce development efforts
  • Creative thinker finding innovative approaches to building a talent pipeline for Metro Denver Employers
  • Business development activities to maintain and develop new business relationships through SalesForce

About You

Our Ideal Candidate has:
  • A primary focus of Workforce Development experience with Business Development
  • Experience working and meeting with employers, delivering workforce and business solutions
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite
  • Strong communication skills, written and verbal with ability to communicate to diverse audiences
  • A Bachelor’s degree in a related field towards Workforce and Business Development

We realize your time is valuable so please do not apply if you do not have at least the following required minimum qualifications:
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Human Resources, Psychology or related field
  • Experience: Three (3) years of professional experience working in economic or workforce development, or a closely related field
  • Education/Experience Equivalency: One (1) year of the appropriate type and level of experience may be substituted for each required year of post-high school education. Additional appropriate education may be substituted for the minimum experience requirements

About Everything Else

Job Profile
CA2196 Business Development Representative I
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Position Type
Limited (Fixed Term)

Position Salary Range
$54,699.00 - $90,253.00

Starting Pay
Based on experience and education

Denver Economic Development & Opportunity

The City and County of Denver provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, or any other status protected under federal, state, and/or local law.

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