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Published 18 days ago

March 9, 2020
March 2, 2020

Job Title: Job Developer

Employment Classification: Non-Exempt

Work Hours: Full-Time 9-5 with occasional exceptions

Location: Morningside Heights

Reports to: Associate Director of Career Programs

Supervises: No Supervisory reports


About College & Community Fellowship

College & Community Fellowship (CCF) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to enable women with criminal convictions to earn their college degrees so that they, their families, and their communities can thrive. We advocate for equity and opportunity for the communities we serve.

Job Summary:

Within the boundaries of federal, state, local, and agency regulations, the Job Developer will work with women of various age ranges who have been previously involved in the justice system to improve their employment outcomes. The Job Developer will work in partnership with the Career Coach to address participants’ barriers while helping them obtain in-demand employment skills; link them to occupational and apprenticeship training; and place them into careers that will lead them to become self-sufficient. The Job Developer will also conduct comprehensive outreach to employers to create relevant work experience placements that will meet the needs of both the participant and employer. This is an entry-level position.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assess participants’ skill levels and provide individualized counseling to assist them in developing realistic Individual Employment Plans commensurate with skill levels and experience.
  • Work with Associate Director of Career Advancement to develop and implement a marketing/outreach approach to attract new employer partners who will provide work experience placements and/or hire program participants once they are job ready.
  • Work with existing pool of employer partners and new employers to create work placements, occupational training opportunities, and subsidized or unsubsidized (internship) positions in the private and/or public sector suited to applicant and employer needs.
  • Find job descriptions for job openings and match individuals’ skills and qualifications to the job.
  • Link participants to job training, apprenticeship, and other vocational post-secondary opportunities.
  • Provide follow-up counseling when requested by either employer or participant after job placement.
  • Maintain necessary records through Salesforce to ensure effective referral and placement.
  • Submitting reports to the Associate Director of Career Advancement that details job readiness and placement services delivered to participants.
  • Attend CCF Community events.
  • Perform such other relevant duties as assigned by direct report.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree with an active interest in working with individuals impacted by the criminal justice system preferred.
  • Ability to relate to, communicate with, and work with a diverse population and understand the issues relating to such population.
  • Ability to relate well with others, a team player with a positive attitude.
  • Assertive with the ability to communicate effectively with trainees and employers.
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends, when required.

Core Competencies:

  • Competency with Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel (Spreadsheets, forms, etc.); and ability to produce required documentation. Salesforce knowledge a plus.
  • Must be customer service oriented.
  • Must be able to tolerate and handle stressful situations in a calm and professional manner.
  • Knowledge of available community resources a plus.


Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefit package.

CCF is an EOE employer. Persons with criminal justice histories are encouraged to apply.

To apply: Email jobs@collegeandcommunity.org with this job title and your last name in the subject line. Please include a cover letter and resume.

Job Title: Job Developer

Employment Classification: Non-Exempt

Work Hours: Full-Time 9-5 with occasional exceptions

Location: Morningside Heights

Reports to: Associate Director of Career Programs

Supervises: No Supervisory reports…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

How to Apply

 Email resume and cover letter to jobs@collegeandcommunity.org 

Please include “Job Developer” in the subject line.

 Email resume and cover letter to jobs@collegeandcommunity.org 

Please include “Job Developer” in the subject line.

Location

475 Riverside Drive, Suite 1626, New York, NY 10115

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