Employment Specialist

2507 BLOYD AVENUE
INDIANAPOLIS, IN 46218

Position is Paid
INDIANAPOLIS URBAN ENTERPRISE ASSOCIATION

SALARY: 26K-29K per year based on experience.

Will provide the following services to clients seeking employment assistance through the IUEA:

Conduct assessment of client needs and skills, including basic literacy skills
Identify barriers to successful program participation
Develop an individual service plan to allow the client to become employed full time
Request supportive services deemed necessary to assure success beyond the point of placement into employment
Refer clients needing services through outside agencies
Provide employability and life skills training and counseling on an individualized basis, or in groups, as appropriate
Determine program enrollment
Maintain case files and required grant documents for billing and audit purposes
Partner with other staff in job development activity
Provide follow through services to client and record employment status for 1 year
Represent UEA with its constituents
Other duties as assigned

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

2 4 years of college and or 2-4 years of related experience
Familiar with WIA programming
Ability to communicate well orally and in writing
Have own transportation
Desire to see clients reach self-sufficiency

RESPONSIBILITY:

Mature judgement is required to determine the most effective method of implementing directives of the Executive Director and IUEA Board of Directors

PERSONAL WORK RELATIONSHIPS:

Primary work relationships are with IUEA staff and Board. Other contacts, sometimes frequent, are with officials of the city, state and federal agencies, local workforce development groups, the PIC, neighborhood and commercial organizations, private businesses, zone residents and interested public. Primary supervision will come from the Director of Employment Services.




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