Public Sector and Government
USD32500-40000 per year
Tulsa, OK - (USA) 4629 West Kenosha Street OK Broken Arrow , OK - 74012 Phone : 918-251-2001
POSITION TITLE: Manager of Youth Strategy
REPORTS TO: Executive Director
SALARY RANGE: $32,500 - $40,000
The Manager of Youth Strategy has primary responsibility for the effective coordination and oversight of
all youth-focused programs and services delivered through the Tulsa Area Workforce Development
Board. The programs serve young adults ages 14 - 24. The Manager of Youth Strategy serves as primary
staff liaison to the Youth Committee and provides leadership, staff support, and continuity to the Youth
Committee. This person develops programming in collaboration with contractors, writes policy that
guides the services delivered to youth by contractors, monitors those contracted youth services, and
generates reports based on compliance with policy.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Understand the needs of Youth in our market and create programs and services to meet those
o Create programming, in collaboration with the contracted service provider, based on best practices and evidence-based research.
o Create and maintain relationships with community and industry contacts to establish and develop collaborative partnerships and new initiatives to serve area young people.
o Utilize relationships with community and industry contacts to best understand the needs of youth in our area.
o Identify funding opportunities for youth services, to develop responses to grant funding opportunities, and to ensure that availability of sufficient youth-oriented resources for the organization.
o Works closely with Executive Director to ensure efficient and effective day-to-day operations of youth programs and services.
o Provides staff support to the Youth Committee.
o Write grants on behalf of Workforce Tulsa and partners.
Monitor contracted youth services for compliance with board policy, WIOA, state and federal laws, and any other applicable guidance.
o Responsible for all creating and maintain policies and procedures related to the Youth program.
o Oversee the contracted Service Provider's activities with regards to the Youth Program.
o Conduct regular monitoring of services provided by contractor.
o Other duties, as assigned by Executive Director.
Education: A Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
Experience & Skills:
Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines in a fast-paced, evolving environment.
Ability to read federal rules and condense into common sense policy and procedures.
Ability to establish positive working relationships and work with partners, service providers, the community at large, board members and others.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to generate written reports detailing monitoring findings and write corrective action plans.
Ability to effectively present information to partners and Boards of Directors.
Intermediate to advanced skills with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook) and standard internet browsers.
Experience and/or ability to write grants for the workforce system.
Licenses and Certificates:
This position may require possession of a valid Oklahoma Class "D" Operator's License.