Sr. Job Developer
Project Renewal

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Post Date: Dec 17, 2021
Job Type: Full Time
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Location: US - New York - New York City
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Title:                Sr. Job Developer
Program:         Next Step

*Hybrid Remote work opportunity (flexible schedule)

Program Description
Next Step, Project Renewal’s award-winning Job Placement program, places homeless, formerly homeless, and low-income individuals in competitive employment. Next Step’s Employment & Vocational Specialists (Job Developers) are a vital part of the dynamic team that provides job readiness and job placement services to our client base. The Senior Job Developer manages a team of job developers while also working directly with clients to develop realistic, individualized job-search plans.

Overall Responsibilities
Reporting to the Assistant Director of Workforce Development, the Senior Job Developer will be responsible for meeting the job development and placement outcomes for the department. The duties include, but are not limited to:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The essential duties include, but are not limited to the following activities:
•        Managing a team of job developers (Employment & Vocational Specialists) and ensuring team outcomes meet program placement goals and contract requirements
•        Establishing a network of employers across various sectors, specifically aligned with the skills and interests of clients, who will provide internships and job opportunities
•        Maintaining timely and detailed case records for each client in the Salesforce and other required systems, including documenting job search and follow-up activity
•        Managing a caseload of clients and meeting job placement goals
•        Training staff on job development and placement best practices and developing creative solutions to support staff and clients achieve their goals
•        Meeting with clients individually to develop a customized job search plan
•        Assisting clients in developing their job readiness skills and preparing them for the workforce through mock interviews, application writing, resume development, and job readiness workshops
•        Managing team dashboard, maintaining reports and documentation needed to track outcomes for program funders
•        Representing Project Renewal at job fairs and other public forums
•        Coordinating monthly recruitment and hiring events with employer network
•        Following up on job placements with supporting documentation to monitor employer and client satisfaction

Excellent presentation and communication skills
•        Prior experience working with special populations; specifically, those with barriers to employment
•        Strong attention to detail, problem solving and analytical skills
•        Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment
•        Ability to work under deadlines and changing priorities
•        Ability to produce clear, accurate and well-organized case notes
•        Maintaining confidentiality of client records

We offer attractive compensation with comprehensive benefits including: Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance;403(b); FSAs (health care, dependent care & commuter expenses); Short-and-Long-Term Disability; Generous Paid Vacation, Personal Days, Sick and Holidays

Project Renewal has covid vaccination policy for all employees. If hired, since we have city sponsored programs, you will be required to obtain a COVID-19 vaccine and proof of vaccination prior to employment with us.

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