Workforce Development Manager - Work Incentives Connection

Goodwill/Easter Seals Minnesota Saint Paul , MN 55102

Posted 2 months ago

Position Summary:

The Workforce Development Manager for the Work Incentives Connection oversees a state-wide benefits planning, assistance and outreach program. The Work Incentives Connection is Minnesota's only Work Incentives Planning and Assistance (WIPA) project through a cooperative agreement with the Social Security Administration to help individuals with disabilities understand how their Social Security and other public benefits are affected by working. The Work Incentives Connection manager supervises the day to day operations of the program, provides supervision to a team of experienced certified Community Work Incentive Coordinators located throughout the state, manages a detailed work product with specific quality assurance and data practices, provides outreach on benefits planning and maintains relationships with key funders, local Social Security Administration offices and most of the state's disability organizations. The Work Incentives Connection manager oversees a federal grant and a VRS fee-for-service agreement as part of the budgetary responsibilities.

The Work Incentives Connection Manager must have knowledge mastery in employment issues for individuals with disabilities and federal WIOA and WIPA programs. The position requires precise attention to detail with regard to the interactivity of complex rule-based systems such as publicly funded programs, the tax code, and employer-based insurance coverage. The Work Incentive Connection manager must obtain certification as a Community Work Incentives Coordinator by Virginia Commonwealth University, must pass a Level 5 Homeland Security clearance, and must be able to travel around the state to provide supervision of remote staff, service delivery and outreach as needed.

About You:

Required Knowledge &

  • Precise attention to detail with regard to the interactivity of complex rule-based systems such as publicly funded programs, the tax code, and employer-based insurance coverage

  • Demonstrated knowledge of management, supervision and training practices.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Knowledge of social service systems and supports: WIOA, school systems, MFIP, MA, SNAP, SSI, SSDI, Housing Supports, and other related systems and supports.

  • Familiarity with grant process, nonprofit funding sources and what quality services and programs look like for people with disabilities and disadvantages.

  • Ability to manage training and mentoring of staff.

  • Experience with financial management.

  • Desire and ability to effect change.

  • Ability to meet deadlines and achieve required outcomes.

  • Effective organizational skills.

Prior Experience & Education:

  • 3-5 Years of relevant experience, or a Bachelor's degree in a related field.

About Us:

  • Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota provides education, job training and placement services to eliminate barriers to work and independence.

  • Revenue from 50 retail stores, along with other contributions, supports programs throughout MN.

  • We divert over 65M pounds from landfills annually and place 4 people in the workplace every day!

  • Read more about us here!

Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota (GESMN) is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. GESMN will not discriminate against any employee or applicant based upon a person's race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, disability, status with regard to public assistance, age, sexual or affectional orientation, familial status, ancestry, local human rights commission activity, citizenship, genetic information, protected veteran or military status, or any other protected class.

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Workforce Development Manager - Work Incentives Connection

Goodwill/Easter Seals Minnesota