Career Transition Specialist
||Career Transition Specialist
||Jefferson City, Missouri
||April 11, 2012
Dynamic Educational Systems, Inc., is dedicated to helping qualified youth and adults receive the education, training, and job placement assistance they need to support themselves, their families, and their communities. From executive management to maintenance staff, each member of the DESI team places customer needs first.
DESI works with the U.S. Department of Labor's Job Corps Program, as well as with local workforce development agencies administering the Workforce Investment Act, to provide opportunities for success.
DESI is seeking a professional Career Transition Specialist (CTS) to work with youth who have completed the Job Corps program, a vocational and residential training program. A CTS provides services to young adults ages 16-25 (60%-70% on the phone) assessing job readiness needs, barriers, strengths, referrals for employment and/or to other social services. Assesses youth employability and provides referrals when appropriate to community services. Verifies employment and cultivates job opportunities for assigned case load. Includes interview coaching, resume preparation, job leads, employer outreach & development, job search coaching, and employment verification. Caseload management duties include: job placement and retention goals, case note entry and direct contact with graduates.
- At least one year case management or social service experience
- Prior experience preferred - working with and referring to local community agencies, job development, and case management
- Experienced in researching online job opportunities, creating résumés and cover letters, entering computerized case notes.
- Enjoy working with young adults
- Acceptable driving record
- Must have personal insurance and vehicle for occasional local travel
- Excellent keyboarding and computer agility
- Excellent relationship builder and communicator, both in person and by phone
- Ability to pass pre-employment drug test and background check
Please e-mail or fax your résumé with salary requirements to:
Christopher Story (e-mail)
No phone calls, please.
DESI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.