Community, Social Services,Education, Training, and Library,Employment Placement Agencies,Other
Helps CEWD students find employment (FT/PT jobs) that improve their chances for continuing enrollment, completing a UCC degree and /or to end dependency on public assistance. Works with CEWD Student Development Advisors to develop individual employability/academic plans for students. Places students in worksites and monitors students’ progress. Helps to carry out skills assessment and other related activities that enhance the best student to job match. Follows up on student placement success. Contributes to the continuous expansion of the CEWD job database by establishing and maintaining close communication with employers.
Characteristics, Duties, and Responsibilities:
• Contacts employers and pursues job openings on behalf of students.
• Creates and maintains an employer database.
• Advises students regarding available training-related job openings and job openings that will help students establish self-sufficiency. This includes salary, students' appropriateness to target job, transportation, career implications and required skills.
• Maintains job placement follow-up records and reports weekly to supervisor.
• Conducts student placement follow-up activities at appropriate times according to funding sources and agency needs.
• Pursues job and career upgrading possibilities for employed students.
• Reports placement data at CEWD staff meetings. Maintains comprehensive records on employers in our service area.
• Works with CEWD student service advisors in timely competition of the student IEP (Individual Employment Plans).
• Works with CEWD students on improving computer skills to aid in job searches and resume writing.
• Develops relationships with funding agencies to help alleviate barriers to employment.
• Implements current proven strategies in job placement and job retention.
• Develops and participates in job fairs, Career Days and other hiring events relevant to student needs.
• Places specific students in worksite and monitors students’ progress. Seeks to turn worksite placements into jobs.
• Traveling to other campuses and worksites as required.
• Other duties as assigned by supervisor and/or CEWD Administration
Bachelor’s degree is required.
1-3 years’ experience in job placement desired.
Competencies and Skills Required:
• Computer skills: MS Word, Excel required.
• Valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle.
• Ability to work harmoniously with supervisors, co-workers and persons of varied educational experience, social and economic backgrounds required.