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Henry Street Settlement - JET Program Coordinator, Workforce Development Center (posted 3/26/15)

 

Start Date: As soon as possible

Hours: Full time

Salary: Commensurate with experience

 

 

Program Overview:   The Job Essentials Training (JET) program is a part of Henry Street Settlement’s Education and Employment Services, a $10M division providing a continuum of services from early childhood education through adult workforce programs designed to assist individuals in obtaining the skills necessary for lifetime self-sufficiency. The JET program, both a high-profile program and integral service within the workforce development portfolio, provides high-quality one-on-one job search support, workshops and retention services to over 1000 job-seeking New Yorkers annually.  The JET Program Coordinator provides thought leadership and hands-on support to a team of six, in order to meet the employment and career advancement needs of the diverse population we serve.  

 

Requirements:

 

Responsibilities:

 

Apply To: Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@henrystreet.org. Indicate “JET Program Coordinator" in subject of e-mail.

Due to the high volume of applicants, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Henry Street Settlement offers excellent benefits and is an equal opportunity employer/program.

 

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Henry Street Settlement - Clinical Resource Coordinator, Jobs Plus (posted 3/23/15)

 

Hours: Full time

Salary: Commensurate with experience

 

Program Overview: Jobs Plus provides community members with opportunities to improve skills and build confidence to secure employment. Our program provides the tools and resources needed to begin and complete a successful job search. Even after a job is secured, we continue to work with clients, offering alumni activities to help with career advancement. This position will assist Jobs Plus job seekers in removing barriers that hinder their ability to find and keep jobs.

 

Qualifications:

 

Responsibilities:

 

Apply To: Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@henrystreet.org. Indicate "Clinical Resource Coordinator" in subject of e-mail.

Due to the high volume of applicants, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Henry Street Settlement is an equal opportunity employer/program.

 

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Broome Street Academy - Lunch Attendant/Clerical Assistant (posted 3/23/15)

 

Overview: The Broome Street Academy Charter High School will prepare our young people for post-secondary success that leads to positive life outcomes.  We value student strengths and will provide multiple pathways to success through a curriculum of rigorous academic, career and social instruction grounded in the principles of positive youth development.

 

Broome Street Academy values:

 

•     The development of individual student strengths

•     Caregiver involvement

•     A learning environment that fosters mutual respect

•     A safe, supportive school climate

•     Standards based curriculum that is relevant

•     Student learning that is meaningful and goal oriented

•     Development of and respect for community partnerships

•     Healthy social and emotional relationships

 

Responsibilities:

 

Qualifications:

 

FTE: 40 hrs/Week 

Salary: 30K   

 

Use the link to apply for the position: https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=11347322

 

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The Fortune Society - Account Manager (posted 3/19/15)

 

Reports to:                 Manager of Employment Services

Status:                          Full Time; Regular; Exempt

Location:                    Long Island City

 

Position Summary:

Responsible for the direct placement of jobseekers, working with the Career Advisors to review candidates’ resumes, provide job interview coaching, strategically place them based on skill set and overall ability, and provide post-placement follow-up services to determine job satisfaction; track and analyze each candidate’s interview/placement activity and develop new employment partners.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

 

·       Utilize a strategic, individualized approach to place 70 – 100 high-risk individuals annually in sustainable jobs and facilitate replacement services for employers and jobseekers when necessary;

·       Demonstrate to employers the effectiveness and profitability of employing Fortune’s jobseekers by identifying positions commensurate with their skill sets;

·        Establish relationships with employers that allow for the flow of information regarding problems, complaints, and progress of recently placed jobseekers; identify and discuss corrective action strategies with direct supervisor as needed;

·        Educate employers on the socioeconomic advantages of hiring from Fortune’s pool of candidates; be able to cite recent departmental employment statistics and competitive advantage of hiring from Fortune;

·       Assist in the completion of strong working resumes for each jobseeker and ensure the candidate’s ability to speak to their resume prior to their interview(s); instruct applicants in job search and interviewing techniques as needed;

·       Work alongside the Employment Services Career Advisors to determine job-readiness of each candidate and identify top candidates for specific job orders;

·       Maintain regular phone, email, and in-person communication with clients in account base; document all pertinent discussions, milestones, events, and incidents in real-time in the Harmony database system;

·       Monitor and report on the employment status and salary/benefits/hours of clients on a weekly to monthly basis; track job retention at critical milestones throughout the year with the overarching goal of attaining 365-day continuous employment for each individual;

·       Develop unique motivational strategies and incentives to get client base to 365-day employment retention goal;

·       Assist Employment Services team in identifying additional resources and partners who can assist with basic needs fulfillment (i.e.: employment, housing, clothing, haircuts, incentives); and

·        Assist in community outreach events and resource fairs as needed. 

 

Qualifications:

·         Minimum of an Associate’s degree preferred;

·         Demonstrated experience in the workforce development field, or in a related sales capacity, with a solid, proven job bank/lead list, strong references and familiarity/comfort with working in a quota-driven environment and significant cross-sector job placement experience;

·         Ability to track client information and job leads in on-line database and Excel, and use email and internet for communicating with clients and potential employers;

·         Proven ability to place candidates in sustainable jobs;

·         Multi-sector, multi-contract placement experience;

·         Strong working knowledge of the five boroughs;

·         Strong resume development ability;

·         Experience working with at risk and/or formerly incarcerated population a plus;

·         Excellent written and verbal communication skills;

·         Bi-lingual English/Spanish a plus; and

·         Demonstrated willingness to work within a team environment while also achieving, and maintaining, personal monthly goals.

 

The Fortune Society encourages individuals to apply who have successfully made the transition from incarceration and/or substance abuse into a stable, productive lifestyle in the community. 

 

Travel Requirements:

Requires travel throughout the 5 boroughs to reach out to current and potential new employment partners.

 

Physical Demands:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The responsibilities and requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skills, minimum education, training, licensing, experience and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

 

To apply, go to https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit2/?id=890321&t=1

 

The Fortune Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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LaGuardia Community College - Corporate Outreach/Employer Relations Manager (Community Outreach Programs Manager) (posted 3/19/15)

 

Job ID:  12582

Full/Part Time:  Full-Time

Regular/Temporary:  Regular

 

GENERAL DUTIES

 

Manages a program or service providing community outreach and services on behalf of a College or Unit.

- Defines program goals, objectives, risks, and roles and responsibilities
- Collaborates with external organizations and community stakeholders to plan and execute program activities
- Develops and delivers direct service to external clientele
- Collects data on outcomes, and analyzes and reports results while planning new and improved services
- May manage an office staff of employees and/or volunteers, and have responsibility for fiscal administration
- Performs related duties as assigned.

 

CONTRACT TITLE: Higher Education Associate

FLSA: Exempt

 

CAMPUS SPECIFIC INFORMATION

Reporting to the Director of the Career Development Center, the Corporate Outreach/Employment Relations Manager will serve as a liaison between ACE and local and regional employers in order to develop strong employer and industry relationships that will inform our training programs and strategic planning initiatives and lead to employment pipelines for our students. S/he will utilize real-time labor market information tools to research the labor market and identify opportunities for program and curriculum development based on that research.

The successful candidate will be responsible for: 
- Performing corporate outreach to cultivate successful relationships with local and regional employers with the goal of increasing full time job opportunities for students and alumni;
- Contributing to the development and growth of new initiatives and existing programs based on employer needs and labor market research;
- Assisting with designing, developing, implementing and sharing best practices across all employment-related functions of the Career Development Center and among our ACE training and education partners;
- Initiating and maintaining dialog with ACE program staff and LaGuardia faculty to ensure visibility of market and business trends and their applicability to training and in the classroom;
- Analyzing and preparing labor market information reports that highlight regional and sector-based employment statistics and trends as well as skills gaps data and to make recommendations about training program development in support of ACE's strategic plans; 
- Managing and assisting the development of new business opportunities through cold-calling, candidate marketing, client visits, and networking;
- Managing recruitment and placement processes;
- Supervising and managing employer account management team;
- Participating in the preparation of new funding requests and other strategic planning initiatives;
- Representing the Continuing Education division within the College community and externally.

LaGuardia Community College located in Long Island City, Queens, was founded in 1971 as a bold experiment in opening the doors of higher education to all, and we proudly carry forward that legacy today. LaGuardia educates students through over 50 degree, certificate and continuing education programs, providing an inspiring place for students to achieve their dreams. Upon graduation, LaGuardia students' lives are transformed as family income increases by 17%, and students transfer to four-year colleges at three times the national average. Part of the City University of New York (CUNY), LaGuardia is a nationally recognized leader among community colleges for boundary-breaking success educating under-served students. At LaGuardia, we imagine new ideas, create new curricula and pioneer programs to make our community and our country stronger. Visit www.laguardia.edu to learn more.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's degree and six years' related experience required.

 

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

-Experience in workforce development and/or higher education setting; superior organizational skills; excellent customer service, communication, and relationship-building skills with employer partners, associates and candidates of all levels

-Demonstrated expertise in setting strategic goals and objectives; communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring and appraising job results
-Experience setting and managing multiple priorities; meeting and exceeding job performance objectives; meeting deadlines and working cooperatively within a team environment
-Solid experience with SQL or a similar database management system
-Two or more years of corporate outreach and employer engagement experience in a fast-paced environment preferred.

 

COMPENSATION

Commensurate with education and experience.

 

BENEFITS

CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans.  Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.

 

HOW TO APPLY

Applications should be submitted on-line as follows: 
1. Log in to CUNY Portal at www.cuny.edu 
2. Navigate to Careers at CUNY located on the left sidebar 
3. Search by Job Opening ID number 
4. Click on the Apply Now button 

Current users of the site should access their establishment accounts; new users should click on the appropriate link to register. Please attach a cover letter, resume, and the contact information for three professional references as one document in rtf, doc or pdf format.

 

CLOSING DATE

April 15, 2015

 

JOB SEARCH CATEGORY

CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional

 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

We are committed to enhancing our diverse academic community by actively encouraging people with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women to apply.  We take pride in our pluralistic community and continue to seek excellence through diversity and inclusion. EO/AA Employer.

 

 

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The Osborne Association - Director of Workforce Development (posted 3/13/15) - Full Time / Bronx 

 

The Osborne Association, Inc. is a nonprofit criminal justice organization with its main office in the Bronx. For over 75 years, the Association has provided services to the accused, people currently or formerly incarcerated, and their children and families. The OsborneAssociation operates programs and has offices in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Rikers Island, Dutchess County, and several New York State correctional facilities. 

 

Program/Project: The area of Workforce Development has had consistent expansion and growth by the use of innovative techniques and setting high standards. Forward progression has also been a result of increased and fortified corporate, professional and union connections along with consistently meeting and exceeding program goals and objectives. The Director of Workforce Development will be expected keep this momentum and generate continued and greater accomplishments. 

 

Responsibilities: The Osborne Association is searching for a dynamic, innovative, and conscientious Director of Workforce Development to align and lead program managers in the positive transformation of the lives of those that have been in conflict with the law. This is a senior-level position reporting to the Associate Executive Director and responsible for the following: Overseeing all of Osborne's Workforce Development activities in both our Bronx and Brooklyn offices, community sites and prison related services; Ensure that all of Osborne’s Workforce Development activities, including those that are incorporated into other programs, are delivered consistently, with competence, across the agency. Achieves and surpasses program objectives by setting enrollment, placement and retention goals that meet or go beyond funding source requirements; Develops a vision and strategies for the designated program and program managers to meet goals by providing designated services to participants; evaluates the effectiveness of those strategies regularly to ensure that the outcomes are successful; and makes adjustments where necessary to ensure continued effectiveness of those services to participants. Collaborates with Development, Communications and Program Operations staff to draft comprehensive summaries of program components for internal and external marketing literature. Assisting in securing funds for the program by reviewing Requests for Proposals and grants applications, and develops recommendations. Prepares reports, documents, and letters to support program work processes. 

 

Requirements

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Criminal Justice, Public Administration, Human Services or related field is required; Master’s degree preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Experience: Five to seven years of professional Workforce Development experience in a social service agency or association including supervisory responsibilities. Non-profit experience is strongly preferred, with an understanding of criminal justice environment. Experience working with Medicaid and Behavioral Health services, a plus. 

 

Related Skills or Knowledge: Excellent management, problem solving, organizational, and counseling skills required. Ability to analyze and evaluate information and develop recommendations. Demonstrated success in planning and implementing program activities within budgetary and time constraints. Requires excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to present information to a wide variety of audiences. Must be familiar with the criminal justice system. Computer skills are necessary, including familiarity with MS Word and Excel. 

 

The Osborne Association is an EEO/Affirmative Action employer and a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, unemployment status or any other protected category. The Osborne Association takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

 

Persons interested in applying should e-mail a cover letter and resume along with salary history or salary requirements to: hr@osborneny.org or mail to: HR Manager, The Osborne Association, 809 Westchester Avenue, Bronx, NY 10455. No phone calls please.

 

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Jericho Project - Multiple Openings (posted 3/13/15):

 

Jericho Project was founded in 1983 on the belief that every homeless and at-risk individual can make transformational change towards a better life. Jericho is a growing and dynamic nonprofit supportive housing agency which is dedicated to recruiting and retaining highly qualified and motivated employees. Our mission is to end homelessness at its roots by creating a community that inspires individual change, fosters sustainable independence, and motivates men and women to reach their greatest potential. Jericho provides nearly 500 units of supportive housing to formerly homeless and at-risk men, women and families through seven congregate supportive housing residences in Central Harlem and the Bronx and a 140-unit Supportive Apartment Program in the Bronx. Over 200 units in both congregate and scatter-site settings will be targeted exclusively to homeless and low-income veterans though our Veterans Initiative. 

 

1. Position: Veterans Resources Coordinator 

Location: 245 West 29th Street, NY – Administrative Office 

Reports to: Chief Program Officer 

Hours: Full-time/40 hours per week, some weekend/evening hours and travel required 

 

OPPORTUNITY 

Jericho Project began its Veterans Initiative in 2006 as a concerted effort to expand its supportive housing program to address the local and national issue of homelessness among veterans. The Veterans Resources Coordinator is charged with coordinating outreach and resources for all programs of Jericho Project’s Veterans Initiative, including its five veterans housing and service programs as well as the research, development, and implementation of new initiatives for veterans. This position will work closely with the Executive Director, Veterans Advisory Council, and senior Jericho staff to continue to develop innovative programs and services for veterans.

 

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Resource Development and Coordination: 

 

Supervision of Staff: 

 

Community and Public Relations: 

 

Advocacy and Policy and Service Development:

 

PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

Jericho Project is seeking an entrepreneurial individual who is able to continue to build Jericho Project’s Veterans Initiative over the next three to five years.

Qualifications include: 

 

COMPENSATION

Salary is commensurate with experience. Jericho Project offers a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, dental insurance, retirement plan, and four weeks paid vacation.

 

PROCEDURE FOR CANDIDACY

A cover letter and resume may be submitted in confidence to: Human Resources Department Jericho Project Job Code: VRC 245 West 29th Street, Suite 902 New York, NY 10001 Fax 646.624.2301 hr@jerichoproject.org

 

No phone calls please.

 

Jericho Project is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate in its hiring practices and, in order to build the strongest possible workforce, actively seeks a diverse applicant pool. www.jerichoproject.org.

 

2. Position: Bilingual Case Manager

Location: Jericho Residences I and II (Bronx, NY)

Reports to: Program Director

Hours: Full-Time (40 hours/week) Some evenings and weekends required.

 

Jericho Project is seeking an enthusiastic individual to join its team as full-time Case Manager for our Jericho Residences I and II. The Case Manager will provide direct services to our formerly homeless residents in recovery from substance abuse and alcohol, and will also have some additional duties in site administration.

 

Responsibilities Include: 

 

Other duties include: 

 

Qualifications 

 

Compensation

Salary is commensurate with experience. Jericho Project offers a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, dental insurance, retirement plan, and four weeks paid vacation.

 

How to Apply

Interested applicants must submit resume and cover letter to: Human Resources Department Jericho Project Job Code: CMBXI/II 245 W. 29 th Street, Suite 902 New York, NY 10001 Fax 646.624.2301 hr@jerichoproject.org

 

No Phone Calls Please.

 

Jericho Project is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate in its hiring practices and, in order to build the strongest possible workforce, actively seeks a diverse applicant pool. www.jerichoproject.org

 

3. Position: Assistant Director 

Location: Jericho Residences I and II 1840 and 1846 Anthony Avenue Bronx, NY 10457

Reports to: Program Director

Hours: Full-time/40 hours per week Some evening and weekend hours

 

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Assistant Director is responsible for overseeing all property management functions, including rent collection, legal proceedings, and rent arrears contracts.

 

S/he will be responsible for addressing all violations, inspections, and maintain accurate records. S/he will also be accountable for supervising maintenance and security staff, and ensuring sanitary and safe conditions of the building. The Assistant Director oversees and coordinates security staff, hourly workers, and WEP workers when assigned.

 

The Assistant Director works closely and collaboratively with the Program Director to provide quality of living and professional work environment. The Assistant Director assumes responsibility for the site in the Director’s absence and works closely with the Director of Maintenance.

 

MAINTENANCE RESPONSIBLITIES: 

 

PROPERTY MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITIES: 

 

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

 

Compensation

Salary is commensurate with experience. Jericho Project offers a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, dental insurance, retirement plan, and generous time off benefits.

 

How to Apply

Interested applicants must submit a cover letter and resume to: Human Resources Department Jericho Project Job Code: Anthony-AD 245 W. 29th Street, Suite 902 New York, NY 10001 Fax 646.624.2301 hr@jerichoproject.org

No telephone calls please.

 

Jericho Project is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate in its hiring practices and, in order to build the strongest possible workforce, actively seeks a diverse applicant pool. www.jerichoproject.org

 

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Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow - Young Adult Internship Program (YAIP) Director (Full-time) (posted 3/10/15)

 

Oversee YAIP, a fast-paced paid internship program for disconnected young adults, ages 17 – 24 which incorporates ongoing education, computer skills training, college preparation and employer support in addition to an 11-week internship experience. Upon internship completion, interns are placed in permanent jobs, training programs or educational settings.

 

Duties include responsibility for overall program management and performance outcomes; successful applicant will (as appropriate) design, coordinate and ensure successful execution of recruitment, intake, assessment, scheduling,  goal attainment, participant attendance, worksite management, and other duties as required. Must have experience in a) opportunity youth populations, b) engaging with funders and meeting contract compliance requirements, c) staff management and development and d) program management.  Must have Bachelor’s degree and 4 years relevant program experience, must be a self-starter with the ability to think creatively and work independently. 

 

Interested candidates please send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to Annie Norbeck at anorbeck@obtjobs.org.  Please put YAIP Director in the subject line.

 

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Henry Street Settlement - Advisor - Young Adult Internship Program (Youth Services) (posted 3/3/15)

 

Start Date: As soon as possible

Hours: Full time

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Program Overview:  The Young Adult Internship Program (YAIP) is a yearlong program for young adults, ages 17-24, who are not in school, working or affiliated with any other training program. The goal of YAIP is to equip participants with the skills necessary to overcome their current life barriers, both real and perceived through:14-weeks of paid job readiness training focused on interviewing skills, workplace communication, conflict resolution, and identifying career goals; internship placements where participants work for up to 20 hours a week. Sites include law offices, media companies, community based organizations, child care centers and retail opportunities; individual counseling and Advisement services; 9 months of follow up and support services.

 

Qualifications:

 

Responsibilities:

 

Apply To: Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@henrystreet.org. Indicate "YAIP Advisor" in subject of e-mail.

Due to the high volume of applicants, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Henry Street Settlement offers excellent benefits and is an equal opportunity employer/program.

 

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Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation (NMIC) - Director of Adult Education & Workforce Development, Adult Education & Workforce Development Department (posted 3/3/15)

 

Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation (NMIC) is a community-based, not-for-profit organization founded in 1979 that has grown into a leading multiservice agency with a staff of over 100 serving New York City with a focus on upper Manhattan and the Bronx. Our mission is to serve as a catalyst for positive change in the lives of the people in our community on their paths to secure and prosperous futures. Integration is the cornerstone of NMIC’s programs and our staff can identify and address a broad array of immediate needs, integrating numerous crisis intervention services under one roof. With their crises resolved, clients move seamlessly to capacity building services through our holistic programs designed to transition individuals and families from crisis to self sufficiency.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

This is a senior management position reporting to the Assistant Executive Director and working closely with the executive team (Executive Director, Assistant Executive Director, Chief Financial Officer, Director of Strategic Development and Operations, Director of Development, and the Director of Human Resources). The position is responsible for providing leadership in the development and implementation of departmental vision and strategy in support of NMIC’s agency-wide mission to serve as a catalyst for positive change in the lives of the people in our community on their paths to secure and prosperous futures. The Director of Adult Education & Workforce Development will have the opportunity to complete the integration of two previously distinct departments—Adult Education Department and Workforce Development Department—to ensure a comprehensive set of client growth opportunities encompassing adult education, workforce training, and job development supporting the ultimate goal of moving community members into rewarding living wage careers (populations include adults and young adults, individuals with limited English proficiency, and low-income community members). Specific responsibilities include the following and additional related duties assigned by the Assistant Executive Director:

 

Vision / Strategy

 

Program Management

 

Staff Management

 

 

Budget /Fundraising /Development

 

Collaboration

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

NMIC IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:

Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively encourages candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply for employment.  Applicants must meet the minimum requirements in terms of qualifications.  An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered unless specifically stated otherwise.

 

All interested candidates should email their resume, cover letter and salary requirements to albarivera@nmic.org. Please indicate the title "Director of AE/WFD" in the subject line.

 

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CAMBA - Job Developer I, Refugee Services/Workforce Development (posted 2/27/15)

 

CAMBA’s comprehensive Workforce Development and Refugee Services programs annually provide over 1,800 low income community members with employment, education, training, benefits access, financial literacy and English language services. CAMBA specializes in assisting those with special barriers to employment including low skilled workers, long-term unemployed, immigrants and refugees, limited English speakers, formerly homeless, seniors, formerly incarcerated, trauma survivors and victims of human trafficking. These programs are performance-based, and success is measured by meeting enrollment, employment placement, training, retention and case management goals.

 

The person filling this position is expected, under general supervision, to: (1) develop and maintain employer relationships with the goal of identifying and meeting their HR needs; (2) match appropriate clients with appropriate job openings and arrange for interviews; and (3) persuade both prospective employers and client applicants of the features and advantages of CAMBA's job placement services, with a view toward long-term retention.

The minimum qualification for this position is high school diploma or G.E.D. and two years of applicable experience or Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) and/or equivalent experience.​

 

This position is based in Far Rockaway Queens and requires periodic travel to Central Brooklyn. 

 

To apply:

Please send resume and cover letter in MS word attachment to: submitresumes@CAMBA.org

Please write “JOB DEVELOPER I, REFUGEE SERVICES/WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT” in subject of e-mail.

 

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Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow (OBT) -  Quality Assurance/Data Reporting Manager (posted 2/26/15)

 

Leading workforce development agency with expertise working with both disconnected youth and adults, seeks a Quality Assurance/Data Reporting Manager to maintain and analyze data for multiple contracts/worksites in the agency’s Salesforce database.  Responsibilities also include performing quality assurance duties and developing meaningful program reports and dashboards. Bachelor’s Degree required; must be interested in youth and workforce development; must have experience with data entry and data management; must possess strong organizational skills and display a high level of discretion in dealing with confidential information.  Prior experience with Salesforce or database programming is required.   Highly competitive salary and benefits.  Please send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to Daniel Veliz at dveliz@obtjobs.org 

 

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Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow (OBT) - Youth Program Director (posted 2/26/15)

 

Leading workforce development agency with expertise working with both disconnected youth and adults, seeks a Youth Program Director to oversee contracts with blended funding (foundation & government).  This is a mid-level management position in a $7 million agency.  Prior staff supervisory experience and program management experience (preferably in workforce training and/or youth services) is required.  B.A. degree and six-years relevant work experience is also required.  Competitive salary and benefits.  Please send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to Janet Tsakos at jtsakos@obtjobs.org 

 

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Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow (OBT) - Senior Vocational Counselor (posted 2/19/15)

 

Brooklyn, NY (Full-Time)

 

Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow (OBT) is a not-for-profit organization operating out of multiple locations in NYC that provides education, employment and training services to disadvantaged youth and adults.  

 

Justice Plus Work Readiness Wrap-Around Program is designed to support at risk young adults by providing a range of work readiness opportunities that include: work experience placements, hard/vocational and soft job skills development, and job search and career awareness/planning competencies.   Justice Plus will operate in 18 neighborhoods identified by the Anti-Gun Violence Task Force with high rates of gun violence and be paired with a neighborhood-based Cure Violence program that will make participant referrals.

 

OBT is the Justice Plus Work Readiness program provider for the 67th precinct in the NYC Council Anti-Gun Violence Initiative (AGVI).  OBT, in partnership with Sesame Flyers, East Flatbush Village, GMACC, the Office of NYC Council Member Jumaane Williams, and the 67th NYPD Precinct, is committed to reducing gun related shootings in East Flatbush Brooklyn by providing immediate, coordinated services to those who are considered high risk.

 

OBT seeks a Senior Vocational Counselor to serve as the point of contact between OBT and the partners comprising the East Flatbush Anti-Gun Violence Initiative.  The Counselor will manage OBT’s role in the partnership; will assess participants referred by the Cure Violence provider and other AGVI partner organizations and make appropriate referrals to OBT programs; handle all issues related to program eligibility and ensure participants understand and adhere to program philosophy, standards, rules and regulations; maintain close partner relationships with East Flatbush AGVI partners to refer participants for immediate services as necessary; maintain an active database of additional support services and other programs for referral purposes; maintain case files; conduct weekly group counseling sessions and meet individually with assigned participants; facilitate Work Readiness and Educational Workshops; follow up with participants upon program completion; enter information into funder and internal databases; and will administer other program requirements as needed. Bachelor’s degree in social work, mental health, or a relevant field is required; computer literacy and proficiency in MS Office a must. Related experience strongly preferred. Must be willing to work independently and as part of a team and be able to establish positive relationships with at risk young adults and community partners in East Flatbush.

 

Please send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to Janet Tsakos at jtsakos@obtjobs.org

 

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Henry Street Settlement - Social Worker, Jobs Plus (posted 2/3/15)

 

Hours: Full time

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Program Overview: Jobs Plus provides community members with opportunities to improve skills and build confidence to secure employment. Our program provides the tools and resources needed to begin and complete a successful job search. Even after a job is secured, we continue to work with clients, offering alumni activities to help with career advancement. This position will assist Jobs Plus job seekers in removing barriers that hinder their ability to find and keep jobs.

 

Qualifications:

 

Responsibilities:

 

Apply To: Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@henrystreet.org. Indicate "Social Worker - Jobs Plus" in subject of e-mail.

Due to the high volume of applicants, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Henry Street Settlement is an equal opportunity employer/program.

 

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STRIVE International - National Performance Analyst (posted 2/2/15)

 

STRIVE NATIONAL & VISION 2020

STRIVE was founded in East Harlem in 1984 to provide job training and placement services to the chronically unemployed. Three decades later, STRIVE's training and employment model has proven to be a highly flexible approach that works in diverse locations and cultures. Today it is administered by a network of affiliates in 16 cities nationwide and in two countries overseas. Over the thirty years of its existence, STRIVE has graduated over 55,000 participants.

 

In 2013 the U.S.-based STRIVE Affiliates, an unparalleled network of community based organizations operating STRIVE programs, served over 2,000 individuals per year and placed 65% of these in employment at average wages of $10-$12 per hour. Over 70% of those placed retained employment.

In order to bring STRIVE's model to scale, STRIVE has embarked on Vision 2020, an ambitious strategic plan to expand STRIVE's impact in current and new cities, with the goal of serving 5,000 annually by 2020.

 

POSITION SUMMARY

The National Performance Analyst will provide support and consultation to STRIVE Affiliate sites for data, analytic, and programmatic performance purposes. Create technical specifications and project management plans from descriptions of needs from end users. Provide consultative and analytical support including design, implementation, coordination, and data querying to support program and client improvement.

Advanced experience with Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Access required. Experience in the industries of workforce development, reentry, opportunity youth, and other relevant industries is preferred. Experience with development and management of online collaborative and project management sites preferred. Familiarity/experience with governmental quality programs, data analysis, synthesis, and summary report writing desired.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITITES*

 

ADDITIONAL DUITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

 

STRIVE is an Equal Opportunity Employer:

STRIVE prides itself on the diversity of its workforce. STRIVE is committed to equal employment opportunity to all job applicants and employees without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, medical condition, disability, veteran or marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, or any other unlawful criteria.

 

How to apply

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to NationalHR@striveinternational.org

 

For more information, go to http://www.idealist.org/view/job/bKCsPPTcGSXd/

 

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Henry Street Settlement - Social Worker, Youth Services (posted 2/2/15)

 

Start Date: As soon as possible

Hours: Full time

Salary: Commensurate with experience

 

Program Overview: Henry Street Settlement’s High School Initiatives department is looking to hire a Social Worker to work in our new Community Schools program at the Brooklyn Lab School.  This Social Worker would work closely with the Community Resource Coordinator as well as key school staff to ensure that student and family social services needs are being addressed effectively and comprehensively.  

 

Qualifications:

 

Responsibilities:

 

Apply To: Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@henrystreet.org.

Indicate "Youth Services Social Worker" in subject of e-mail.

Due to the high volume of applicants, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Henry Street Settlement is an equal opportunity employer/program.

 

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Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow (OBT) - Job Developer (posted 2/2/15)

 

Responsibilities are working with disadvantaged youth and adults and include job placement and retention, maintaining a diverse job bank, conducting professional development workshops, resume writing, public speaking, mock interviews, employment counseling and pre and post-employment activities.  Must have five years relevant experience and an active job bank.  Prior experience working with disadvantaged population preferred.  Offering highly competitive salary compared to industry standards. Send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Terri Saucier at tsaucier@obtjobs.org

 

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ACE (Association of Community Employment Programs for the Homeless, Inc.) - Aftercare Associate (posted 2/2/15)

 

Position Summary:

ACE is seeking a full-time Aftercare Associate to help provide job-retention and support services for individuals who have completed our job readiness training program and secured full-time employment. ACE's aftercare program provides graduates with life long support, case management services, and career development opportunities.

Under the guidance of the Aftercare Coordinator, the Aftercare Associate's responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following tasks, geared toward assisting our graduates' job retention and job quality;

 

Responsibilities:

 

Qualifications:

 

How to apply

Email your resume and cover letter to tjackson@acenewyork.org. Please include 'Aftercare Associate' in the subject line.

 

For more information, go to http://www.idealist.org/view/job/n7gKd8tPxWSP/

 

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Henry Street Settlement - Receptionist (posted 2/2/15)

 

Start Date: As soon as possible

Hours: Full time

Salary: Commensurate with experience

 

Qualifications:

 

Responsibilities:

 

Apply To: Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@henrystreet.org. Indicate "Receptionist" in subject of e-mail.

Due to the high volume of applicants, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Henry Street Settlement is an equal opportunity employer/program.

 

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WES Global Talent Bridge and IMPRINT - Communications and Marketing Assistant (posted 2/2/15)

 

The Communications and Marketing Assistant is responsible for assisting the Communications Manager in the development and implementation of enhanced and improved communications and marketing functions, campaigns and deliverables to support WES Global Talent Bridge and IMPRINT goals. The Communications and Marketing Assistant will also be responsible for providing administrative support to other departmental managers in the areas of training, evaluation and resource development.

 

Responsibilities

 

Minimum Qualifications

 

About WES Global Talent Bridge

Global Talent Bridge, an initiative of World Education Services (WES), is dedicated to helping skilled immigrants fully utilize their talents and education in the U.S. by working with institutional partners and community organizations to help skilled immigrants leverage their training, achieve their professional goals, and contribute their talents to their full potential.

 

About IMPRINT

IMPRINT is a coalition of organizations active in the emerging field of immigrant professional integration. IMPRINT works closely with business, government, higher education and other partners to raise awareness about the talents and contributions of immigrant professionals.

 

To apply, please submit resume and cover letter to Katherine Gebremedhin kgebreme@wes.org by February 3rd.

 

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Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow - Computer/Office Procedures Instructor – Bronx, NY (posted 1/26/15)

 

Responsibilities include providing training classes to disconnected youth ages 17-21 in MS Office which are geared toward achieving the MOS Certification, training classes in customer service which are geared toward achieving the NRF Foundation Professional Certification in Customer Service and in general office skills to include keyboarding and filing.  Bachelor’s Degree and practical work experience a must. Prior teaching experience and experience with Microsoft applications required.  Must be able to establish positive relationships with disconnected youth; must be willing to work as part of a team. Prior experience working with young adults preferred.  Send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Janet Tsakos at jtsakos@obtjobs.org.  Please use Bronx Instructor in the subject line.

 

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HRA/Department of Social Services - Director of Special Housing Employment Programs (posted 1/25/15)

 

Job id:                               180935                                                                                                                     

Business Title:                   DIRECTOR OF SPECIAL HOUSING EMPLOYMENT PROGRAMS               

Civil Service Title:               ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF ANALYST (Level: 00)

Title Code No:                     1002A 

Job Category:                     Policy & Analysis, Social Services             

Career Level:                     Manager

Proposed Salary Range:      $ 56,937.00 - $ 88,649.00 (Annual)

Work Location:                   180 Water Street

Division/Work Unit:             FIA Admin Support Svcs-NM

 

Job Description

 

The New York City Human Resources Administration (HRA) provides temporary help to individuals and families with social service and economic needs to assist them in reaching self-sufficiency via essential and diverse programs/services, such as: temporary Cash Assistance, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), child care, eviction prevention services, adult protective services, job training, employment plans/support, domestic violence assistance, child support enforcement, etc. The employees of the Family Independence Administration (FIA) help provide unique individual services to eligible New Yorkers aimed toward the achievement of long term self-sufficiency.

 

The Contracts unit, housed within the Office of Support Services, manages contracts for the Family Independence Administration. This includes management of over $300M worth of contracts and grants, including HRA’s employment services contracts. The unit provides contract monitoring, budgetary assistance, and maintenance for contracts. Additionally, the unit oversees a number of special projects and programs for services to HRA clients.  The Special Housing Employment Programs unit is responsible for all aspects of the implementation and maintenance of the nationally recognized employment model for residents in public housing, currently in eight (8) locations in New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) developments and expanding to 20 locations in all five (5) boroughs, $24M in funding, including the Young Men’s Initiative and is expected to serve over 12,800 members over a 3-year period. The Family Independence Administration (FIA) is recruiting for an Administrative Staff Analyst NM, to function as the Director of Special Housing Employment Programs. 

 

The selected candidate will:

 

 

Minimum Qual Requirements

 

1. A master's degree from an accredited college in economics, finance, accounting, business or public administration, human resources management, management science, operations research, organizational behavior, industrial psychology, statistics, personnel administration, labor relations, psychology, sociology, human resources development, political science, urban studies or a closely related field, and two years of satisfactory full-time professional experience in one or a combination of the following: working with the budget of a large public or private concern in budget administration, accounting, economic or financial administration, or fiscal or economic research; in management or methods analysis, operations research, organizational research or program evaluation; in personnel or public administration, recruitment, position classification, personnel relations, employee benefits, staff development, employment program planning/administration, labor market research, economic planning, social services program planning/evaluation, or fiscal management; or in a related area. 18 months of this experience must have been in an executive, managerial, administrative or supervisory capacity. Supervision must have included supervising staff performing professional work in the areas described above; or
2. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and four years of professional experience in the areas described in "1" above, including the 18 months of executive, managerial, administrative or supervisory experience, as described in "1" above.

 

Preferred Skills

 

 

Residency Requirement

 

New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.

 

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City University of New York - Career Mentor/Internship Developer (posted 1/22/15)

 

Office of Workforce Partnerships Position

Department: Office of Academic Affairs

Reports to: The Director of the Office of Workforce Partnerships

 

Overview: The Office of Workforce Partnerships seeks to promote industry and employer engagement by developing and implementing initiatives aimed at increasing opportunities for practical skills development and work-based training opportunities for CUNY students, especially in STEM (Science, Technology, and Engineering, and Mathematics) areas. To achieve its goals, OWP builds and leverages partnerships with employers and industry associations to ensure that CUNY programs are effectively preparing graduates for the workforce.

 

The Office of Internship Programs is home to several internship and employment projects that provide CUNY students with opportunities to improve their workplace readiness skills, earn an income to help them pay for college, and apply classroom learning in their field of study.

 

The Office of Workforce Partnerships is seeking an experienced and dedicated professional, with strong connections to New York City’s private sector technology industry, to assume a newly funded position supporting CUNY students in their transition from the classroom to being members of the city’s workforce. This position will research and grow internship opportunities, recruit interns, and support both employers and students.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Build and maintain relationships with NYC technology sector employers, making it easier for industry to access CUNY students.

• Track recruitment opportunities and help coordinate the recruitment process of student interns.

• Work one-on-one and in groups to provide specialized career guidance to students regarding networking, skill development, job searching, and technical interviewing skills.

• Design and conduct career readiness workshops and trainings for internship participants.

• Support interns throughout the duration of their internships by guiding them in navigating the IT sector, introducing them to different career pathways, and providing job placement assistance.

• Assist with program data collection and evaluation.

• Present information about the Office of Workforce Partnerships and the Office of Internship Programs to an array of audiences.

• Support the overall success of the Office of Workforce Partnerships and the Office of Internship Programs.

• Other Duties: As needed.

 

Salary:$60,000 - $70,000 

 

Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree required.

• 4+ years professional work experience in the NYC information technology sector. Knowledge of current skillsets such as programming languages, platforms, and databases, as well as hardware and networking knowledge.

• At least one (1) year experience working with and/or mentoring young adults in the tech space. Volunteer experience is acceptable.

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with a customer-focused approach to working.

• An overall work style that reflects confidence, integrity, initiative, flexibility, and good judgment.

• Strong computer (MS Word, Excel, et al.) skills.

 

For more information and to apply, go to https://www.rfcuny.org/hr/pvn/cgi-bin/show_job.asp?pvn=RIS-1819

 

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Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow - High School Equivalency/English Instructor – Bronx (Full-Time) (posted 1/22/15)

 

Responsibilities include providing daily instruction to disconnected youth ages17-21 related content areas of the High School Equivalency/TASC exam and providing contextualized instruction in Business English relating to a general business environment; assisting in administering and grading TASC readiness tests and TABE testing/post-testing; coordinating instruction with other instructors.  Bachelor’s degree and teaching experience required. Prior experience in teaching HSE (or GED) prep classes as well as knowledge of the new Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC) preferred. Prior experience working with young adults preferred; must be willing to work as part of a team.  Send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Muzette Torres at mtorres@obtjobs.org.  Please put Bronx HSE Instructor in the subject line.

 

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NYC Human Resources Admninistration (HRA)/Department of Social Services  - Director of Special Housing Employment Programs (posted 1/20/15)

 

Job id:                               180935                                                                                                                     

Business Title:                   DIRECTOR OF SPECIAL HOUSING EMPLOYMENT PROGRAMS               

Civil Service Title:               ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF ANALYST (Level: 00)

Title Code No:                     1002A 

Job Category:                     Policy & Analysis, Social Services             

Career Level:                     Manager

Proposed Salary Range:      $ 56,937.00 - $ 88,649.00 (Annual)

Work Location:                   180 Water Street

Division/Work Unit:             FIA Admin Support Svcs-NM

 

The New York City Human Resources Administration (HRA) provides temporary help to individuals and families with social service and economic needs to assist them in reaching self-sufficiency via essential and diverse programs/services, such as: temporary Cash Assistance, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), child care, eviction prevention services, adult protective services, job training, employment plans/support, domestic violence assistance, child support enforcement, etc. The employees of the Family Independence Administration (FIA) help provide unique individual services to eligible New Yorkers aimed toward the achievement of long term self-sufficiency.

 

The Contracts unit, housed within the Office of Support Services, manages contracts for the Family Independence Administration. This includes management of over $300M worth of contracts and grants, including HRA’s employment services contracts. The unit provides contract monitoring, budgetary assistance, and maintenance for contracts. Additionally, the unit oversees a number of special projects and programs for services to HRA clients.  The Special Housing Employment Programs unit is responsible for all aspects of the implementation and maintenance of the nationally recognized employment model for residents in public housing, currently in eight (8) locations in New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) developments and expanding to 20 locations in all five (5) boroughs, $24M in funding, including the Young Men’s Initiative and is expected to serve over 12,800 members over a 3-year period. The Family Independence Administration (FIA) is recruiting for an Administrative Staff Analyst NM, to function as the Director of Special Housing Employment Programs. 

 

The selected candidate will: Facilitators

 

 

Minimum Qual Requirements

 

1. A master's degree from an accredited college in economics, finance, accounting, business or public administration, human resources management, management science, operations research, organizational behavior, industrial psychology, statistics, personnel administration, labor relations, psychology, sociology, human resources development, political science, urban studies or a closely related field, and two years of satisfactory full-time professional experience in one or a combination of the following: working with the budget of a large public or private concern in budget administration, accounting, economic or financial administration, or fiscal or economic research; in management or methods analysis, operations research, organizational research or program evaluation; in personnel or public administration, recruitment, position classification, personnel relations, employee benefits, staff development, employment program planning/administration, labor market research, economic planning, social services program planning/evaluation, or fiscal management; or in a related area. 18 months of this experience must have been in an executive, managerial, administrative or supervisory capacity. Supervision must have included supervising staff performing professional work in the areas described above; or
2. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and four years of professional experience in the areas described in "1" above, including the 18 months of executive, managerial, administrative or supervisory experience, as described in "1" above.

 

Preferred Skills

 

 

Residency Requirement

 

New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.

 

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Nontraditional Employment for Women (NEW) - Vice President for Programs and Operations (posted 1/20/15)

 

Organization Description

Nontraditional Employment for Women (NEW) prepares, trains, and places women in careers in the skilled construction, utility, and maintenance trades, helping women achieve economic independence and a secure future. Founded in 1978, NEW is a sector-based workforce development program that focuses on placing women in skilled, unionized jobs in the trades with starting wages averaging $17 per hour, benefits, and a path to higher-wage employment. NEW primarily serves low-income minority women from all five boroughs in New York City. NEW trains 400 to 500 women annually and has an annual budget of $3 million.

 

Position Overview

Reporting to the President, the Vice President for Programs and Operations will be responsible for dayto-day operations as well as leading program initiatives for NEW. Leading program initiatives will involve direct management of program staff as well as recruitment, intake, support services, training, job development and placement, retention programs, and innovative programming that continues to support the women of NEW. As a partner to the President and a member of the executive team, will include responsibility for:

 

Operations oversight focusing on improving and supporting operational systems, processes, and policies.

 

The Vice President for Programs and Operations reports to the President.

 

Requirements

The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated, innovative thinker with management experience. S/he will possess the ability to take initiative, work independently, prioritize responsibilities and deadlines, and think creatively. The following qualifications and experience are required:

Salary commensurate with background and experience. Full benefits package. NEW is an EEO Employer.

 

To Apply

Deadline is January 31, 2015. Please send a cover letter, resume, and references to: jobs@new-nyc.org with Vice President for Programs and Operations in the subject line

 

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Henry Street Settlement - JET Program Coordinator, Workforce Development Center (posted 1/7/14)

 

Program Overview:   The Job Essentials Training (JET) program is a part of Henry Street Settlement’s Education and Employment Services, a $10M division providing a continuum of services from early childhood education through adult workforce programs designed to assist individuals in obtaining the skills necessary for lifetime self-sufficiency. The JET program, both a high-profile program and integral service within the workforce development portfolio, provides high-quality one-on-one job search support, workshops and retention services to over 1000 job-seeking New Yorkers annually.  The JET Program Coordinator provides thought leadership and hands-on support to a team of six, in order to meet the employment and career advancement needs of the diverse population we serve.  

 

Requirements:

 

Responsibilities:

 

Apply To: Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@henrystreet.org. Indicate “JET Program Coordinator" in subject of e-mail.

Due to the high volume of applicants, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Henry Street Settlement offers excellent benefits and is an equal opportunity employer/program.

 

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Brooklyn Workforce Innovations - Program Director, NYCHA Resident Training Academy (posted 1/2/15)

 

Brooklyn Workforce Innovations (BWI) is a nonprofit workforce development organization. BWI helps jobless and working poor New Yorkers establish careers in sectors that offer good wages and opportunities for advancement (www.bwiny.org).

 

BWI seeks a dynamic individual to lead and direct The NYCHA Resident Training Academy (NRTA). The NRTA program serves more than 250 NYCHA residents annually and brings together the resources of New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA), the Robin Hood Foundation, and BWI to collaborate in the design and implementation of sector-based, entry-level job trainings that lead to employment with NYCHA and NYCHA affiliated partners. The Program Director will oversee all aspects of BWI’s job training programs and activities that provide unemployed and low-income public housing residents with full-time soft and hard skills training followed by job placement with NYCHA as well as lead the Academy’s coordination with NYCHA and other

training partners.

 

The Program Director will oversee and coordinate the day-to-day operations of BWI’s NYCHA Resident Training Academy program and activities. S/he will direct program and curriculum development and program implementation, and ensure that BWI meets its training and job placement goals. S/he will directly report to BWI’s Assistant Director and work closely with BWI’s Executive Director, program staff and Academy partner agencies.

 

Responsibilities:

 

Qualifications:

 

Compensation:

Compensation offered will be commensurate with experience. BWI offers an excellent benefits package including full health and dental insurance following a 90 day waiting period), group life insurance, accrued paid time off including 18 vacation days, 12 sick days, 3 personal days, and 11 paid holidays, and access to retirement savings and flexible spending plans.

 

To Apply:

Email cover letter and resume no later than January 15th with “NRTA Program Director” in the subject line to:

Tammy Burgess, Assistant Director – jobs@bwiny.org

Only resumes with a cover letter will be considered. No phone calls, please.

 

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CUNY - Work-based Learning Development & Engagement Specialist - Office of Workforce Partnerships (posted 12/22/14)

 

GENERAL DUTIES

Supports an academic internship program providing career development and professional work experience. 

- Acts as liaison between the College and employer sponsors, monitoring the success of students' internship experiences 
- Supervises student internships, assuring adherence to related College and governmental policies and regulations 
- Creates and conducts orientation sessions and workshops for students in the internship program; coordinates applications, interviews, and placement as part of overall student outreach 
- Provides faculty orientation and development related to internship programs 
- Implements and evaluates competencies and other success factors 
- Performs related duties as assigned.

 

CAMPUS SPECIFIC INFORMATION

The Office of Continuing Education and Workforce Programs (CEWP) sits at the intersection of CUNY colleges, business and industry, and government agencies. CEWP designs, implements, and supports education and training programs that connect people to work. We actively seek out and cultivate collaborations with CUNY colleges as well as external partners such as unions, government agencies, and intermediaries to inform our programming. Through our work, CEWP develops programs and policies that promote city-wide workforce development solutions.

To advance this effort, the Office of Workforce Partnerships within CEWP seeks a forward-thinking, entrepreneurial professional to serve as the Work-based Learning Development and Engagement Specialist. The successful candidate will promote the office's industry and employer engagement work by executing several projects aimed at increasing opportunities for practical skills development and work-based training opportunities for CUNY students, especially in STEM (Science, Technology, and Engineering, and Mathematics) areas. Reporting to the Director of the Office of Workforce Partnerships, the Specialist will manage the implementation of new programs and actively engage in recruiting, building and leveraging relationships and partnerships with private and public sector employers and industry associations to ensure that CUNY programs are effectively preparing graduates for the workforce. 

Other duties include, but will not be limited to the following: 
- Develop and implement internship, apprenticeship, and on-the-job (OJT) training program concepts and models for implementation within CUNY, including identifying models, trends, and best practices.
- Research local industry and sector trends related to business growth, workforce needs, and recruitment/hiring in the city's key sectors, with an emphasis on IT, design and manufacturing, and healthcare.
- Promote apprenticeship and other work-based learning models with local employers and within industry sectors and ensure knowledge about the apprenticeship process, program benefits and participation.
- Evaluate the local hiring needs of partner organizations to design and implement relevant sector-based education and training initiatives.
- Support colleges with integrating and implementing work-based training programs, and creating apprenticeship opportunities with local employer and industry partners.
- Ensure programs are designed and modified according to strategic operating objectives, and state and federal requirements.
- Assist with grant-writing and developing and implementing new program initiatives.
- Coordinate work plans, timelines, and on-going collaboration with a variety of stakeholders.
- Develop and launch website, plus create presentations, marketing and informational materials.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's degree and four years' related experience required.

 

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

The ideal candidate will possess:
- Advanced degree in a related discipline preferred
- Four years' experience in workforce development or related field 
- Experience or demonstrated interest in STEM education and training strongly preferred
- Experience performing business and community outreach, developing partnerships, and attaining student internship, field work, experiential and service learning opportunities with various organizations
- Strong advocacy and interpersonal communication skills 
- Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse community of internal and external stakeholders 
- Experience working in a fast-paced, team oriented and results focused environment
- Experience creating, writing, and editing multi-media marketing and communication materials
- Experience using WordPress website design and development software and tools desired
- Proactive with strong organizational skills to establish, prioritize and successfully execute varied work plans, projects, deadlines and priorities
- Detail oriented with strong analytical, research, writing and editing skills
- Strong presentation, negotiation and group facilitation skills 
- Intermediate or advanced computer proficiency using standard office software programs, especially MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint; experience using Access desired
- Flexibility to work some evening hours and occasional weekends preferred

 

COMPENSATION

$51,195 - $71,073 Commensurate with qualifications and experience

 

BENEFITS

CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans.  Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.

 

HOW TO APPLY

For full consideration, submit a cover letter and résumé online via CUNY's web-based job system, addressing how your experience and credentials fulfill the responsibilities and qualifications outlined. 

The direct link to the job opening from external sources is:
https://home.cunyfirst.cuny.edu/psp/cnyepprd/GUEST/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&JobOpeningid=12191&Siteid=1&PostingSeq=1

 

CLOSING DATE

January 29, 2015

 

JOB SEARCH CATEGORY

CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional

 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

We are committed to enhancing our diverse academic community by actively encouraging people with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women to apply.  We take pride in our pluralistic community and continue to seek excellence through diversity and inclusion. EO/AA Employer.

 

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