WA State Employment Security Department WSC Program Coordinator (ESPC2 YB30) Olympia in Olympia, Washington

Note: This is a project position with an expected end date of August 31, 2017. This project has been around since 1983 and is expected to renew annually. The Washington Service Corps (WSC) of the Employment Security Department (ESD) is recruiting for a WSC Program Coordinator - Employment Security Program Coordinator 2 (ESPC2). This position helps strengthen the agency's strategic goal to contribute to an effective workforce system by strengthening state and community partnerships and delivering a prepared and stable workforce. The position focuses on developing and maintaining positive working relationships with 75+ statewide community partners, including state, county, and city governments, as well as many non-profit and community based organizations, with an emphasis on direct service projects that serve in such areas as Disaster Services, Healthy Futures and Youth Development, Education, Economic Opportunities, Veteran Services or Environmental Awareness focus areas of National Service. This position will require attendance at two out of town trainings (3-4 days each) per year. The Program Coordinator will also travel throughout the year to conduct site visits, orientations and monitoring. By supporting the sites in placing a qualified AmeriCorps member with project site organizations, these host sites invest their time and funds in delivering services in the community and provide site specific training for the member thus enhancing their employability skills. A certain percentage of members every year, are hired by their host agencies into staff positions, and all members receive an education award to pay back loans or further their education, thus adding to Washington's qualified workforce. DUTIES: Provide statewide consultation to internal and external customers. Develop and implement program policies and procedures; provide guidance documents. Research, analyze, and interpret new and existing federal and state laws and legislation, rules and regulations; provide policy analysis, technical assistance, and consultation to internal and external customers. Travel to two out of town trainings (3-4 days each) per year. Travel throughout the year to conduct site visits, orientations and monitoring. Provide program-level consultation to internal and external customers; disseminate program eligibility guidelines, compliance rules, qualifying criteria and technical aspects to program customers/stakeholder. Monitor and evaluate proposal or contract for consistency and compliance with federal and state requirements. Provide technical assistance to ensure effective and efficient administration of federal and state activities, services and expenditures. Coordinate and/or initiate communication with other programs and services. Analyze and interpret applicable laws and program guidelines; propose policy recommendations, procedural guidance, technical system changes and implementation plans. Provide training and procedural/technical support in the interpretation of state and federal guidelines; ensure understanding, accuracy, and adherence to state and federal laws, policies and procedures. Propose, develop, revise, and implement written policies and procedures consistentwith federal and state requirements; coordinate materials development; prepare standards manuals and guides for distribution. Analyze statewide performance data for leadership and staff use; c