Labor Market Intelligence Center

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The Labor Market Intelligence Center aspires to be the leading source of regional workforce information, as well as the provider of quality data that addresses the socioeconomic needs of our students and community​ members.

The LMIC works in collaboration with internal and external partners to:

 

Identify

... opportunities and trends in high-growth, emerging and economically critical industries and occupations.

 

Estimate

... the gap between labor market demand, available training, and existing or future workers.

 

Pinpoint

... socioeconomic barriers that may hinder student success.

 

Help

... Dallas College respond to workforce needs by providing quality information for decision making.

Using Data for Decision-Making​

To keep Dallas County competitive in the regional marketplace, it is critical that the college understands the economic drivers of the region and how these drivers affect workforce development. Dallas College must have continuous access to quality data to ensure its curriculum produces workers with the skills relevant to Dallas County businesses.

The LMIC accomplishes this through:

  • Geographic Information System (GIS) mapping
  • ​Federal and State analytical tools
  • Internal and external collaboration​​​​​​ and analysis
 
 

The LMIC team consists of the following roles:

  • Senior Director
  • Director of Future of Work
  • Director of Schools​ of Instruction​
  • GIS and Data Visualization, Analyst
  • Economic Analyst, Future of Work
  • Schools of Instruction, Analyst

 

Labor Market Intelligence Center


Our Resource Partners

Workforce Solutions Greater dallasDallas Regional ChamberTexas Workforce CommissionFederal Reserve Bank of DallasBureau of Labor Statistics