Job Developer for Incentives-to-Success (I2S) Project – Marshall County WIN Job Center, Byhalia, MS. – Deadline for Application: November 26, 2018

POSITION: Job Developer for Incentives-to-Success (I2S) Project

PRIMARY LOCATION: Marshall County WIN Job Center, Byhalia, MS.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree or above from an accredited college or university.  Master’s degree preferred.  Proficiency in the usage of a variety of computer software applications including: Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook, and other software/internet applications is required. Budgeting experience and financial tracking and reporting preferred. Experience in working with court systems and at-risk individuals is desired.

GENERAL STATEMENT OF FUNCTION
The Job Developer is a contract funded position, created to help at-risk, court-ordered participants enroll in education that will provide opportunities to help them obtain a job. The focus is court-ordered participants in need of education and job reentry. This position is dependent on the success of the project and continued funding of the grant.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Counsel court-referred participants needing Education and Employment Plans (IEP)
• Conduct prospective participant interviews
• Approve intake forms, create participant files, and execute sign-in sheets (as appropriate)
• Setup aptitude tests and ACT prep courses
• Network with Workforce staff to seek employment opportunities for graduates
• Coordinate participants’ education plans and Get 2 College staff
• Refer education plan participants to I2S Career Navigator and college programs
• Enroll focus participants in soft-skills training to learn employability skills and job search techniques
• Enroll focus participants in WIN Job Center services
• Collaborate with Families First of Mississippi and courts as appropriate
• Work with Workforce personnel to interest business and industry in hiring rehabilitated participants
• Collaborate with recruiting events, network with partners, and promote career education opportunities
• Monitor progress toward completion of established goals.
• Maintain a schedule of appointments and meet with each participant per program requirements.
• Document participant files weekly and enter participant data and case notes into a tracking system.

  • Track participant success and incentive disbursement through Excel/other electronic spreadsheet.
    • Work closely with Workforce Development team members, Adult Basic Education staff, WIOA staff, MIBEST, and           Career Technical programs to ensure training goals are established and met.
    • Ensure that job and labor market information is readily available to all participants.
    • Maintain individual participant files as required by contract specifications.

District travel is required
• Attend and participate in workshops, training events, and other project meetings and calls as required.
• Support the College mission implicitly and explicitly in the daily execution of all duties and responsibilities.
• Represent the College in a professional manner as evidenced by dress, demeanor and the discharge of daily responsibilities.
• Fulfill other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

The candidate should:

  • Exhibit excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Be self-directed and motivated
  • Be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Possess knowledge of culture and values in the local community
  • Have a familiarity with the resources and wraparound services available within the community
  • Show evidence of effective human services skills such as coaching, mentoring, and motivating
  • Express concern for the welfare of the program and program participants
  • Have the ability to accept responsibility for assigned tasks and meet deadlines
  • Be computer literate with a working knowledge of Microsoft Office software, especially Excel
  • Have reliable transportation as district/area travel is required
  • Be willing to undertake other duties may be assigned by immediate supervisor, including:
  • May be required to work outside regular working hours
  • May be required to work at a different work site or campus as needed

Date Posted: October 18, 2018

Deadline for Application: November 26, 2018

 

 

 

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