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POST DATE 9/14/2016
END DATE 10/31/2016
Resources For Human Development, Inc.
JOB DESCRIPTIONDescription/Job Summary
The Job Developer is responsibile for assisting clients that experience Mental health and/or Intellectual Disabilities find employment opportunities/ job securement.
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.
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.
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
Must be 21 years of age or older
High School Diploma required
Valid Nebraska Driver's License
Job securement experince a plus