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POST DATE 9/14/2016
END DATE 10/31/2016

Resources For Human Development, Inc. Lincoln, NE

Company
Resources For Human Development, Inc.
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
NE001-JOBDE-S-07-2016-1
AJE Ref #
576170360
Location
Lincoln, NE
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Description/Job Summary

The Job Developer is responsibile for assisting clients that experience Mental health and/or Intellectual Disabilities find employment opportunities/ job securement.
Job Duties/Responsibilities:
Job Development/Employer Support


Initiates and maintains ongoing personal contacts with a variety of business and industry representatives and job placement/training agencies to promote programs for participant placement;


Makes cold calls to potential employers;


Explains the benefits and employment support services provided by programs to employers, including addressing employer s special needs;


Researches Internet, newspapers, agencies, and other resources for job leads;


Collects data from employers related to job orders including job requirements and skills;


Matches job skills with applicant qualifications;


Refers qualified applicants to employers and conducts necessary follow-up when applicants are placed in positions;


Keeps updated regarding job fairs and Internet resources;


Participates in outreach and recruitment activities by coordinating and attending job fairs.


Program Support


Assists participants in assessing their job skills for positions;


Instructs in job seeking, application procedures, resume writing, interview preparation and job retention skills and attitudes;


Assists participants in preparing job search portfolio;


Provides job search/career information;


Arranges for interviews;


Monitors participant performance on the job and counsels participants when job performance is not satisfactory;


Works with participants to improve job performance and gain necessary job skills or reviews other employment options;


Maintains contact with employers during the participants' employment and reports results to appropriate staff;


Prepares forms and reports related to placement activities;


Tracks participant activity and progress data;


Assists instructors in the collection of educational materials as requested.


Communications


Provides program information to various businesses, and updates information as needed;


Maintains contact with and assists in researching problems, complaints or concerns;


Provides networking opportunities between agencies;


Serves as a member of various committees as requested;


Assists in developing flyers, brochures and other methods to advertise job placement activities;


Coordinates and distributes information and materials for meetings;


Assists in planning meeting agendas;


Keeps current with trends and maintains updated labor market information by researching Web sites, attending meetings, maintaining contacts with schools, and professional/community organizations that are involved in job placement/training activities


Minimum Requirements/Qualifications

Must be 21 years of age or older
High School Diploma required
Valid Nebraska Driver's License
Job securement experince a plus