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Job Description

A job developer provides volunteer and job development services for the Work Experience, On-the-Job Training and Apprenticeship Programs to NH Employment Program (NHEP) participants.

The incumbent of this position will assist and support NHEP participants in the preparation, selection, and successful outcome of a Work Experience Program (WEP), On-the-Job Training (OJT) and/or an Apprenticeship opportunity in the program participant’s career pathway. Work closely with NHEP staff, local employers, educators and social service organizations as needed.

SUPERVISION:

Received: Works under the direct supervision of the On-the-Job Training (OJT) Program Manager

Exercised: None

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide professional job development and placement services to program participants.
  • Develop internships, OJT and Apprenticeship opportunities in the private and public sectors leading to stable unsubsidized employment
  • Work closely with the NH Sector Partnership Initiative, Workforce Development partners including, but not limited to; WIOA, NHES, Community College System, Work Now NH and Work Ready NH.
  • Explore apprenticeship and educational options to support the participant’s career track before, during and after an internship and/or OJT.
  • Provide job retention and follow-up services to program participants to ensure measurable skill gains are made and successful outcomes are achieved.
  • Assist all Career Coaches by developing a diverse menu of employment related opportunities within the local community by actively networking and utilizing other creative marketing strategies.  
  • Develop opportunities based on individual participant needs or as part of an employer-based Customized Training effort.
  • Present professional and positive image as a representative of SNHS and NHEP.
  • Attend regular networking and partner meetings as assigned.
  • Become proficient with traditional employment resources as assigned.
  • Learn the State of NH New Heights system for any reporting and participant documentation.
  • Ability to regularly meet and/or exceed predetermined placement goals.
  • Prepare reports and documentation as requested.
  • Learn and understand the Neoserra CRM system as a job development outreach tool and resource guide.
  • Maintain knowledge of all SNHS programs and gather sufficient intake information to make referrals to other SNHS programs which are beneficial to the participant and his/her family.
  • Abide by all SNHS Safety policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of local and statewide social services.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and be able to travel on a frequent basis.
  • Developing employment opportunities for program participants.
  • Individual or group program participant instruction.
  • Self-starter that is motivated to meet or exceed placement goals.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a recognized college or university with major study in Marketing, Human Resources, Business or Program Management, or related field is preferred although not required. 
  • Equivalent professional work experience in marketing, or job development process will be considered. 
  • A combination of education and experience that demonstrates an ability to fulfill the duties of the NHEP WPS Job Developer will also be considered.

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum of two (2) years of professional work experience in sales, counseling, social services or business involving career counseling, employee development, social work, or human resources. 
  • Experience and/or a strong familiarity in assisting individuals in finding employment. 
  • The principals and methods of assessment and career counseling theories and methods. 
  • Working with low-income populations or hard-to-serve individuals.

Southern New Hampshire Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Location
Claremont, NH
Category
Workforce Development
Contract type
Full Time
Desired Experience
Preferred
Education Requirement
Associates Degree
Wage
$19.11
Reference
2021-193