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EMPLOYMENT SPECIALIST

Company:
The Geo Group
Location:
Atlantic City, New Jersey, 08401, United States
Salary:
HOURLY
Posted:
October 13, 2018

Description:

Summary:

Conducts and oversees Re-Entry Center employment training and job development programs as well as General Equivalency Diploma (GED) preparation for all Re-Entry clients in need of those services. Learns, uses and models principles of the “What Works” system through evidence-based practices in all interactions with clients and other staff members.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

* Conducts employment assessments and creates individual employment plans for each assigned client using principles of the “What Works” system. Documents clients’ progress in the Company database.

* Conducts on-going job preparation, job retention and life skills classes.

* Establishes and oversees job preparation and computer skills training resources. Provides appropriate referrals for clients.

* Establishes and coordinates relationships with state and private employment agencies and vocational schools.

* Arranges for client placement in vocational training in coordination with local vocational schools. Monitors client attendance and completion of training.

* Develops on-the-job support for clients who have been placed.

* Conducts individual education assessments and creates educational plans for each referred client using principles of the “What Works” system. Documents clients’ progress in the Company database.

* Establishes and oversees computer learning lab for GED preparation and remedial education.

* Provides clients with referrals for undergraduate and graduate studies.

* May facilitate psycho-educational/behavior modification groups. Documents clients’ progress in Company database.

* May manage a small caseload of Re-Entry clients using principles of the “What Works” system. Conducts risk/need assessments and creates individual treatment plans for each assigned client. Provides case management services as needed. Documents all client contact in Company database.

* Assists other Re-Entry Center staff with general operations to meet the needs of the program.

* Performs other duties as assigned.

* Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services, Criminal Justice, Education or employment-related field required.

* Master’s Degree in Human Services, Criminal Justice, Education or employment-related field preferred.

* Appropriate state teaching certification preferred.

* Minimum of two (2) years of experience working with offender/minority populations in an adult educational setting using computer lab required.

* Some experience working with local area labor/employment market required.

* Effective communication skills with internal and external contacts at all levels.

* Good interpersonal skills with the ability to set boundaries.

* Good presentation, public speaking and facilitation skills.

* Good organizational skills and attention to detail.

* Good networking skills.

* Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and prioritize appropriately.

* Solid computer skills and proficiency with MS Word, Excel and Powerpoint.

* Knowledge of local area labor/employment market and community resources.

* Bi-lingual skills (English/Spanish) may be required.

Equal Opportunity Employer.

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