Research Foundation CUNY Job Placement Specialist in New York City, New York
Job Title: Job Placement Specialist
PVN ID: QB-2111-004412
Category: Instruction and Social Service
Location: QUEENSBOROUGH C. C.
Queensborough Community College’s Office of Continuing Education & Workforce Development was awarded a new grant by the NYC Department of Youth & Community Development (DYCD) to offer a Certified Hemodialysis Training (CHT) Program to out-of-school youth between the ages of 18-24. This Train & Earn Program seeks to hire a Job Placement Specialist as a dedicated resource supporting a newly launched workforce development program. This part-time position requires a person with energy, creativity and dedication to supporting participants in gaining training/employment. The position presents an opportunity to play an important role in the shaping/directing the strategy of this new program.
The Job Placement Specialist will have experience serving young adults and 18+ person(s), preferably in higher education and/or community center settings. A minimum of 3 years of workforce development experience, relationship building, strong collaboration/organization skills, or 5 years of successful workforce development experience are required as are strong organizational and oral and written communication skills.
Develop outreach initiatives to recruit program employer partners in the allied health care field through educational materials, presentations, one-on-one contact, cold calls and letters.
Identify and build knowledge of relationships with NYC private and public sector organizations (including employers, training/education partners and other workforce development programs) to establish opportunities for employment, internships, job and skills.
Assist in preparing, revising or creating a resume and cover letter for client.
Assist in completing job applications, as needed.
Participate in internal/external networking events, job fairs, community outreach, etc.
Communicate job leads by phone, text and/or email.
Consistently look for appropriate jobs for assigned clients.
Advocate for our clients by selling their strengths to employers.
Assist on job interview preparation and attend interviews.
Communicate with employers, on your client's behalf, as needed.
Assist in expanding or narrowing the job search criteria, as needed.
Prompt return of phone calls, texts and/or emails we receive from you (within 12-24 hours).
Cold calling at various employers to determine if they are hiring and to confirm hiring processes.
Keep Program Director up-to-date (verbally and in writing) of client and/or program related issues, problems, concerns.
Perform other program-related duties as assigned.
Department Office of Continuing Education & Workfor
Status Part Time
Salary Depends on Qualifications
Hour(s) a week 5.00
Closing Date Jan 29, 2022 (Or Until Filled)
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