Workforce Development

Solutions for an Evolving Workforce

The University of Rio Grande's Workforce Development department believes in a holistic approach to serving the region. We assist with job training as well as industry-specific needs and projects. We work with a variety of partners to serve the following:

  • Employers / Industry Members
  • Community Members and Organizations
  • Working Professionals
  • Service Agencies

Rio Grande's Workforce Development department provides a variety of services, including:

  • Skills Training, Technical & Professional
  • Program & Course Development for In-Demand Skills and Occupations
  • Certification Exam Prep
  • Employee Testing
  • Internships and Job Placement Assistance
  • Resume Screening and Hiring Help
  • Grant Partnerships

Types of Training

  • Industrial Maintenance

  • Hydraulics / Pneumatics

  • Electrical / PLC Systems

  • Welding

  • Health Care Privacy / Compliance / Other

  • ICD-10 Transition Training

  • Safety Training

  • Computer & Software

  • Soft Skills

  • Process Improvement

  • Leadership

  • Customer Service

  • Conflict Management

  • Communication

  • DISC Training

  • Lean / Six Sigma

It is our goal to help grow the region's economy and assist current and new industry. We seek to partner on creative ideas and projects. One of our projects resulted in the creation of the Rio Grande Jackson Center, providing career assistance and new health care curricula to Southeast Ohio, launched in June 2015.

For additional information contact:

Ian Blache
Director of Workforce Development
Tel: (614) 563-4287