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Career Development Specialist

Career Development Specialist

Job Description


  1. Registers and monitors activities of program participants.
  2. Assists program participants in locating job openings by utilizing resources such as personal computers, internet, fax machines, copiers, employment reference books, bulletins, and video tapes.
  3. Matches available job openings to program participants based on skill level and experience.
  4. Monitors and reviews the manner in which the job search is being conducted and offers encouragement and suggestions for improving their job search activities.
  5. Refers program participants to County/State workshops.
  6. Ensures that participation in job search activities is in accordance with the case plan.
  7. Assists program participants in resolving scheduling problems and in planning their job search activities.
  8. Motivates and stimulates program participants enrolled in job search in a manner which results in the required percentage of participants engaged in job search activities.
  9. Meets all standards established for this position as outlined in the performance criteria.
  10. Performs other duties as assigned by management.

Job Requirements


High school diploma or GED; 6 months. experience in job development, job placement, employment counseling, or job seeking skill training and motivation experience; experience in working with individuals with barriers to obtaining employment; excellent presentation, organizational, interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills; ability to perform comfortably in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented work environment; ability to successfully execute many complex tasks simultaneously; and ability to work as a team member, as well as independently.  Proficient in Microsoft Office, Bilingual Spanish speaking preferred.


Job Snapshot

Base Pay $30,000.00 - $350,000.00 /Year
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Entry Level
Education High School
Experience At least 1 year(s)
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Social Services, Employment - Recruiting - Staffing
Required Travel None
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Career Development Specialist

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