Business and Employment Manager

Under the supervision of the Associate Director of Adult Workforce Development, the Business and Employment Manager (B&E Manager) will supervise and direct a team of job developers and volunteers to assist adult jobseekers within vulnerable populations (e.g. veterans, disabled, re-entry, homeless) to develop job-readiness skills, enter and maintain placement within living-wage careers as well as assess and support local employers meet their business needs. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  

  • Effectively lead and manage a team of job developers, employment coaches, volunteers, and interns within the Business & Employment team (or “BSR” – business service representatives’ team) 
  • Ensure that WorkSource Center participants receive the full scope of employment services that includes referrals to access to financial coaching through CRCD’s Financial Services Center (FSC). 
  • Ensure smooth and supported integration between the FSC and Employment Team. 
  • Outreach and engage businesses and employers for job development and placement of enrolled participants. 
  • Oversee the employment team providing daily services that include, but not limited to, career assessment and planning; job-readiness (soft/hard skills) training; placement support into high growth industries; employment retention and follow-up services up to 12-months after exit; and employment case noting and closures on web-based grant reporting platforms. Create relationships with employers in our targeted industries of construction, transportation, and logistics as well as other high-growth industries with the employment team. 

QUALIFICATIONS  

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field; or minimum four years of related experience without formal education 
  • Prior experience in providing job development, staffing or business services in either for profit or non-profit organizations. 
  • {A minimum of 3-years supervision and management experience (preferably in non-profit workforce development and human services). 
  • Knowledge of needs of vulnerable populations, i.e., veterans, ex-offenders, individuals with disabilities, homeless individuals, English language learners. 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of community resources and services available to participants 

 

SALARY: $64,480-$70,000 Exempt  

REPORTS TO: Associate Director of Adult Workforce Development-Workforce Development Department 

 

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