Workforce Placement Advisor, TRAMCON Grant - 2 Available Positions

Miami, FL
Sep 07, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

Job Title Workforce Placement Advisor, TRAMCON Grant - 2 Available Positions
Job ID 996012
Location Kendall Campus
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Regular/Temporary Temporary

Job Details

Job Family
STAFF - Support Non-Exempt (SNE)
$19.22 - $24.02
School of Continuing Education and Professional Development
Reports To
Project Manager
Closing Date
Open Until FIlled
FLSA Status

Job Summary

The Workforce Placement Advisor for the TRAMCON Grant assists students with defining their educational and career goals and facilitating their transition into employment. The position coordinates activities to develop, locate and secure job openings, on the job training, internships and apprenticeships for TRAMCON students. The Workforce Placement Advisor works with internal and external partners to ensure that efforts fully support the College's mission and bolster internship and career program recruitment, retention, enrollment and public outreach activities. This is a temporary grant funded position.

Duties & Responsibilities

•Establishes and implements specialized job placement and retention services by developing and maintaining professional contacts and affiliations with local businesses, industry associations, economic entities and related external resources
•Serves as a liaison between the College and the business community by identifying and facilitating opportunities for students in the form of apprenticeships, internships, on the job training, part-time/full-time employment and other work experience initiatives in collaboration with MDC's Office of Workforce Education and Partnerships and MDC Career Services
•Provides career advising and workforce readiness sessions to students, instructors, and staff; provides assistance with resumes, job searches, applications and mock interviews
•Develops tools for measuring job placement success rates and achievement of performance goals
•Assists with preparation of internal and external reports
•Recruits and trains industry mentors and matches mentors to students based on interests, skills, Prior Learning Assessments (PLA) and remedial skill development
•Organizes and coordinates job fairs and networking events on campus and attends similar off campus events county-wide
•Assists with employer engagement strategies, including partnering with employers for employment and work-based learning opportunities and recruiting employers to assist with curriculum review and alignment of credentials to jobs
•Assists students with creating, following and adjusting their learning outcomes and individualized learning plans
•Administers and interprets student career and personal assessments
•Develops and facilitates workshops related to work readiness and employability skills
•Works closely with the local workforce board in identifying participants who qualify for benefits under the Workforce Innovation Opportunity (WIOA), Wagner-Peyser (WP) or Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) program benefits
•Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

•Bachelor's degree in a related field and three (3) years of experience in case management and job development
•All degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution
•Knowledge and understanding of College organization, goals and objectives, and policies and procedures
•Possess excellent oral and written communication skills
•Knowledge of student advising and career development principles and practices
•Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and group situations to clients, prospective employers and students
•Ability to use analytical skills to provide innovative ideas and suggestions for improvement
•Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals
•Ability to work a flexible schedule that may include evening and weekend assignments
•Ability to establish and maintain effective public relations
•Ability to travel between campuses and within the community
•Ability to work in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty, and staff