Email cover letter & resume to: info@cwmwdbg.org

 

Private – Public Workforce Policy Fellowship  – Open for Resumes

 

Business Aide / Workforce Specialist – Open for Resumes

 

Service Provider Opportunities

 

Private – Public Workforce Policy Fellowship

The Central Western Maine Workforce Development Board (CWMWDB) seeks a Maine MBA, MPA, Economics, Marketing or other appropriate graduate student or recent graduate for a unique fellowship program to create an integrated, local Industry Sector workforce development strategy based on employer engagement to combat the effects of the Opioid Epidemic in Androscoggin, Franklin, Kennebec, Oxford and Somerset counties.

The Private-Public Policy Fellow will be integral in forming and executing a local business and industry sector engagement strategy to improve communication to local businesses, local stakeholders and Maine policymakers on workforce issues related to the opioid epidemic, and other recovery or re-entry populations, and information related to the local area’s employment and training offerings. The fellow will develop an experience in discussing workforce policy, business contexts and challenges. The fellow will be taught Federal grant management skills and be allowed to review any questions with experienced staff and the firm Financial Officer. 

The scope of work is related to a National Dislocated Worker grant. The term will be 2 years. The position would be a regular part-time or full-time job with a flexible schedule to accommodate school or other obligations.  The fellow may travel to meet with businesses in professional attire within the five counties, have meetings with the Lewiston Career Center Business Team and would spend some time in the Augusta office each week. The salary range is $17-$19 per hour depending on qualifications, and 0.575 cents per mile traveled, updated annually by the IRS. Other benefits may apply depending on full time status.
The candidate we seek: We seek a well-organized individual with a desire to add experience, knowledge and local business exposure to their existing qualifications. The candidate is reliable, can succinctly communicate complex ideas, and maintains a professional demeanor.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree, and it is preferred that the applicant is enrolled in a Maine MBA, MPA, economics, communications, or government related graduate program.
  • Two-year relevant work experience preferred.
  • Ability to use modern office, cloud, and mobile software;
  • Possession of the State of Maine valid driver’s license;
  • The ability to get to meetings in an insured vehicle.

 Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of job-related software: Microsoft Office, Zoom; Doodle; DocuSign,
  • Knowledge of theories and practices of management and organizational analysis.
  • Ability to create a local database of businesses and a customer relationship plan.
  • Ability to make effective PowerPoint presentations.

Physical Requirements

  • The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table or while intermittently sitting, standing, or stooping.
  • The employee occasionally lifts light objects.
  • The work involves travel in an insured vehicle within Androscoggin and Kennebec counties mainly, with some travel to Oxford, Somerset and Franklin counties. Travel is reimbursed at the IRS rate of .575.
  • Some office work is performed in the Augusta office with staff alternating office time for social distancing and also preforming work remotely to accommodate travel and student schedule.

     

Business Aide / Workforce Specialist

The CWMWDB seeks a value motivated individual for a part-time position based in Augusta.  The candidate has three years of communications or small business administrative or operations experience, a solid office technology skill set and certificate or A.A. level credentials;

The Business Operations Specialist will be an essential part of operations, digital communications, forming a business engagement strategy to improve communication to employers on workforce board issues and by providing the service provider with referrals.

The Business Operations Specialist will develop experience in nonprofit management, learn workforce policy, and create a communications platform. 

The candidate we seek:

We seek a well-organized individual with a background in or experience in communications, business or informational technology and desire to add experience, knowledge and local business exposure to their existing qualifications. The candidate is reliable, can confidently and succinctly frame and communicate complex ideas. The candidate brings a sense of purpose and excitement to the work and is able to translate passion for workforce and economic development into actionable results.  

 Minimum Requirements:

  • Three (3) years of communications or small business administrative/operations experience;
  • Certificate or Associates Degree in business, communications, economics, or information technology; 5 years’ work experience in business, communication, economics or informational technology may substitute for this requirement; information technology skills are preferred.
  • Ability to use modern office, cloud, and mobile software;
  • Possession of the State of Maine valid driver’s license;
  • The ability to get to meetings in an insured vehicle.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of job-related software applications: Microsoft Office, Adobe Reader, Zoom Media; Doodle; DocuSign,
  • Experienced with small office hardware , IT operations or maintenance.
  • Ability to prepare and coordinate large meetings, including PowerPoint presentations, web cloud communications, paper presentation packets and preparing meeting binders.
  • Ability to update a template website, create ESP campaigns and track projects.

Physical Requirements:

  • The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table or while intermittently sitting, standing, or stooping.
  • The employee occasionally lifts light objects..
  • The work involves travel in an insured vehicle within Androscoggin and Kennebec mainly, with some travel to Oxford, Somerset and Franklin counties. Travel is reimbursed at the IRS rate of .575 per mile,
  • Office work is performed in the Augusta office and also remotely.

About Us
The Central Western Maine Workforce Development Board supports the mission of a diverse and satisfied workforce meeting the needs of employers in Androscoggin, Franklin, Kennebec, Oxford and Somerset counties. It administers the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Title 1B Adult, Youth and Dislocated Worker programs.