The state board, in connection with the department of job and family services, shall develop a methodology for identifying jobs that are in demand by employers operating in this state.
The department in consultation with the state board shall use the methodology to create a list of such in-demand jobs and shall publish the list on the web site of the department on or before December 31, 2014. The department shall periodically update the list to reflect evolving workforce demands in this state.
Local boards, workforce development agencies, and other providers of workforce training shall use the list of in-demand jobs to cultivate and prioritize workforce development activities that correspond to the employment needs of employers operating in this state and to assist individuals in maximizing their employment opportunities.
Added by 130th General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 486, §1, eff. 9/16/2014.