Nonprofit

Program Manager - Job Development

On-site
Work must be performed in or near New York, NY
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Published 13 days ago

Details at a Glance

Job Type
Full Time
Education
4-Year Degree Required
Experience Level
Mid-level/Managerial
Salary
USD $59,800 / year

Description

The Manager of Job Development is responsible for Customized Job Development across all Employment programs at Job Path.  The person in this role will take a lead in mentoring staff, developing strategies for researching and targeting employers, tracking job development efforts and networking on behalf of all participants receiving funding through the Intensive Phase of the program (both in SEMP and ACCES-VR).  This position will primarily be field-based.  

The person in this role will be expected to make in-person visits with employers, and work directly, alongside, Employment Specialists.  This will include ensuring excellence in service delivery, adhering to the principles of Customized Employment, in addition to review and submission of billing, and compliance with government regulations.

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Work with Employment Specialists to gain knowledge of all Job Seekers in the Intensive phase of the program.  This will include reading and review of Vocational Profiles, attending Planning Meetings, and in-person meetings with Job Seekers and Employment Specialists to ensure that the Job Development efforts connect with what was learned in the Discovery process. 
  • Upholding the principles of Customized Employment in Job Development efforts in that we are focusing on individual placements, based on the interests, talents, strengths and needs of the Job Seeker   
  • In tandem with Employment Specialists, Managers and Directors, actively job developing for 25-30 Job Seekers in the Intensive Phase of the program 
  • Attendance at virtual and in-person team meetings, including ETP/Intensive SEMP and ACCES-VR Supported Employment programs  
  • Mentoring all Employment Staff in Job Development which can include but is not limited to: prospecting employers, networking, shadowing opportunities, offering guidance when  working through any barriers or challenges   
  • Billing for Job Development efforts through various funding sources - primarily OPWDD SEMP and ACCES-VR.  A target number for billing will be expected each week/month.
  • Assure that case notes and monthly billing are submitted in a timely manner.  This may include review and approval of monthly ACCES-VR, SEMP reports, and case notes as needed. 
  • Ongoing tracking of Job Development efforts; opportunity to create system(s) that work best for the program (for example, tracking efforts by team, industry and/or geographic location.)  
  • Monthly meetings with Directors/Managers of Employment to discuss new ideas and strategies for where to best focus Job Development efforts.   
  • Advocate and be a champion of the benefits of Customized Employment with advocacy groups, funders, at networking events, workshops and conferences in NYC, NY State and beyond.

Reports to:  Senior Director of Employment Services / Director of Employment ACCES-VR  

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent relevant experience with high school diploma)
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in customized employment services for people with disabilities; previous experience with job development preferred 
  • Experience in teaching or providing trainings
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Dedication to working across teams and perspectives towards shared goals and outcomes
  • Comfort and experience working with computers, databases, EHRs
  • Proficient knowledge of Google Workspace

Salary: $59,800, not exempt from overtime

Benefits:

  • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Life and AD&D Policy
  • Work/Life Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Pre-tax commuter and medical plans
  • 403b retirement plan with 5% employer match after two years of employment
  • Generous vacation policy

To Apply: Please submit your resume and cover letter via our jobs board:

Or, send via fax to 212-921-5342 or mail to:

Job Path  

Attn: Hiring Manager

256 West 38th Street 2nd Floor 

New York, NY 10018 


*Please note: Only applicants we feel meet requirements of the position will be contacted for an interview

**Job Path is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without unlawful discrimination based on races, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, employment, or citizenship status.**

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The Manager of Job Development is responsible for Customized Job Development across all Employment programs at Job Path.  The person in this role will take a lead in mentoring staff, developing strategies for researching and targeting…

Benefits

  • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Life and AD&D Policy
  • Work/Life Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Pre-tax commuter and medical plans
  • 403b retirement plan with 5% employer match after two years of employment
  • Generous vacation policy
  • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Life and AD&D Policy
  • Work/Life Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Pre-tax commuter and medical plans…

Level of Language Proficiency

Written and Spoken English

Written and Spoken English

Location

On-site
New York, NY 10018, US

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