(BINGHAMTON, NY) Broome County Executive Jason Garnar announced today the County is seeking a new Director for the Office of Employment and Training following the resignation of current Director Sara Liu, who will be pursuing full-time management of her private restaurant and catering business.
“Sara Liu has done a great job spearheading a variety of fantastic programs in the Office of Employment and Training,” said County Executive Jason Garnar. “We wish here the best of luck and she leaves behind a big pair of shoes to fill.”
“Thank you to County Executive Garnar for the opportunity to serve the people of Broome County and to lead the staff at the Office of Employment and Training,” said Liu, “I have enjoyed my tenure of over two and a half years with Broome-Tioga Workforce, and I am immensely proud of our successes in transforming the way we serve job seekers and businesses.”
The OET Director oversees, coordinates, and directs the planning, development, and implementation of Employment and Training Programs for the county.
“We need an extremely qualified candidate to step into this position especially as we build a brand new state of the art workforce development center in Broome County in the next few months,” said Garnar, “Filling the thousands of open jobs in Broome County is a top priority for my administration and we need someone who is up the challenge of helping shape and train our workforce.”
The work involves responsibility for directing and administering the planning, coordination and administration of a wide variety of local employment and training operations of considerable size and complexity.
The Director will also oversee the Opportunity Impact Program.
Those interested in the position can apply and view the full job specifications at:
Incumbents in this position are required by the County Legislature to reside within the county of Broome at all times during their employment in the title.