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Employment Specialist ( Jobs-Plus)

Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation of Brooklyn, New York


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Published 3 days ago

March 15, 2021
March 12, 2021
$45,000 - $50,000Salary to commensurate with experience

About Jobs-Plus

Jobs-Plus, a comprehensive, place-based employment model that offers services to working-age residents in designated public housing developments or clusters of developments, serves as a platform to help residents build their skills and connect to the labor market in high growth, high opportunity sectors so they can increase their incomes. Jobs-Plus should not be viewed as a quick fix; rather, the program seeks to help residents continue to improve their earnings over time, with residents taking the necessary and at times difficult steps towards advancing in their careers and closer towards their personal financial goals.

About the Position

Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation ( Restoration) is seeking a data-driven, curious, gritty Employment Specialist dedicated to our Jobs-Plus Program, who will report to the Employment Coordinator to maintain and deepen relationships with employers in order to partner with members in their career journeys to secure high-quality jobs and advance in their careers long term.

Specific responsibilities and tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop and maintain strategic relationships with employers for the purpose of generating job orders and retention services.
  • Engage employers and serve as the point person on industry partnerships in key sectors for the purpose staying up to date on key skills critical to career advancement.
  • Leverage knowledge of labor market trends and high demand industries/sectors to anticipate strategies to best position Jobs-Plus members for high quality career opportunities.
  • Maintain metrics-driven, data-informed, results-oriented accountability entering pertinent client data and case notes in real-time basis into various database systems as soon as new data is available.
  • Collaborate with the Career/Retention Specialist, Care Coordinator to ensure that the client meet the best possible outcome across services.
  • Provide reports to Employment Coordinator on weekly basis

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's required or equivalent experience
  • Must maintain values-driven, person-centered approach demonstrative of empathy and support
  • Must possess a learning ( growth )mindset, solid critical reasoning and presentation skills
  • Excellent organizational skills with demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and milestones
  • Excellent database and administrative skills with attention to detail and ability to manage data and information for multiple contracts.
  • Must have an appropriate level of computer and digital competency

About Jobs-Plus

Jobs-Plus, a comprehensive, place-based employment model that offers services to working-age residents in designated public housing developments or clusters of developments, serves as a platform to help residents…

Details at a glance

  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required

Benefits

Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance

Accrued time includes Vacation, Sick, and Personal Days

Paid Holidays

403(b) Plan offerings 

Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance

Accrued time includes Vacation, Sick, and Personal Days

Paid Holidays

403(b) Plan offerings 

Location

On-site
1368 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11216

How to Apply

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