Job announcement: SOUTH BAY WORKFORCE INVESTMENT BOARD, INC

Summary

The primary objective if the SBWIB is to provide policy guidance that will allow the staff to create an environment where every person maximizes his or her career potential, and all employers have the human resources they need to grow and prosper.

Compensation

This is a full-time position (35-40 hours/ week) paying a hourly wage of $20.00. Our Company has developed a comprehensive set of employee benefit programs to supplement our employees’ regular wages. Our benefit package represents a hidden value of additional income to our employees, which include a 50% health cost reimbursement (for employee only), sick and vacation time, holidays and a competitive 401k plan. All full-time employees are invited to participate in the company’s health benefits package after completing the 60-90-day employment introductory period.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Public Administration, Social Science or a related field; at least one (2) years of experience in the delivery of social service programs / job training and development, leadership and/or marketing. Experience may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis.  A valid California Driver’s License and reliable transportation are required.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Under the supervision of the Career Services Center’s Manager (or designee), the Career Services Coordinator (Job Developer) duties include, but are not limited, to the following:

Job Development/Employer Support 

Initiates and maintains ongoing personal contacts with a variety of business and industry representatives and job placement/training agencies to promote programs for participant placement; makes cold calls to potential employers; explains the benefits and employment support services provided by programs to employers, including addressing employer’s special needs; researches Internet, newspapers, agencies, and other resources for job leads; locates jobs for participants who have successfully completed training programs; collects data from employers related to job orders including job requirements and skills; matches job skills with applicant qualifications; refers qualified applicants to employers and conducts necessary follow-up when applicants are placed in positions; keeps updated regarding job fairs and Internet resources; researches various resume programs; participates in outreach and recruitment activities by coordinating and attending job fairs.

Program Support 

Assists participants in assessing their job skills for positions; administers and scores standard career assessments; instructs in job seeking, application procedures, resume writing, interview preparation and job retention skills and attitudes; assists participants in preparing job search portfolio; provides job search/career information workshops and presentations; arranges for interviews; provides labor market and community resource information; monitors participant performance on the job and counsels participants when job performance is not satisfactory; works with participants to improve job performance and gain necessary job skills or reviews other employment options; maintains contact with employers during the participants’ employment and reports results to appropriate staff; prepares forms and reports related to placement activities; tracks participant activity and progress data; may also include offsite service delivery.

Communications 

Provide program information to various businesses and committees, and updates information as needed; coordinates business orientations when applicable; maintains contact with and assists in researching problems, complaints or concerns; provides networking opportunities between agencies; assists in program presentations; serves as a member of various committees as requested; assists in developing flyers, brochures and other methods to advertise job placement activities; coordinates and distributes information and materials for meetings; assists in planning meeting agendas; assists in meeting set-up; keeps current with trends and maintains updated labor market information by researching Web sites, attends meetings and maintain contacts with various employers, professional/community organization and leaders and hiring representatives that are involved in job placement/training activities.

Other

Other duties as assigned.

Working Conditions

Performing duties of the Career Services Coordinator I (Job Developer) may require spending the majority of the day walking, standing, sitting and/or driving back and forth to off-site locations. Reliable transportation (and a valid driver’s license and insurance if own vehicle) is a must.  The Career Services Coordinator (Job Developer) must also be able to work well under stress and meet deadlines.

How to Apply

Send a cover letter and resume to apply@sbwib.org for consideration.  Recruitment for this position will end TBD or upon receipt of a sufficient number of resumes.  Only those applicants with the most relevant qualifications and knowledge will be invited to participate in the oral interview. No phone calls please.

The SBWIB, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, ancestry, religion, military or veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

The SBWIB, Inc. provides reasonable accommodations consistent with its legal obligations. Therefore, applicants who may need reasonable accommodation or other assistance in relation to a disability or religion, at any point within the application process or thereafter if hired, should immediately inform SBWIB, Inc. by sending an email to apply@sbwib.org.