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Employer Relations Specialist

Company: The WorkPlace
Location: New Haven
Posted on: March 13, 2023

Job Description:

EOE STATEMENT: We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.DescriptionJob Title: EMPLOYER RELATIONS SPECIALIST: CT P2E PROGRAM Department: Operations Reports To: Program Manager - CT P2E Program Classification: Non-Exempt Salary Grade: PAY GRADE II $45,000 to $52,000 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- JOB SUMMARY The Employer Relations Specialist will provide guidance, counseling, support and other employment-related services to Platform to Employment program participants. The position will establish and maintain activities to develop and secure job openings with local employers, market the program and coordinate participant job placement activity with the P2E Program Career Coach. The Employer Relations Specialist will establish relationships with employers and businesses, promoting the services provided by the program. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

  • Identify employment opportunities and supervise program participants with the job search process, including job matching, job fairs, networking and other related employment workshops.
  • Research, recruit and secure available employment opportunities with businesses promoting the services available through the Platform to Employment CT program.
  • Provide follow-up services to participants that have completed training services maintaining their connection to the program until they have achieved their job placement.
  • Represent The Workplace at events including chamber activities, job fairs and business expositions. Coordinate and host job fairs, employer recruitment, on/off site visits with employers to establish relationships and identify and develop job opportunities for participants.
  • Maintain participant records to include eligibility documents, assessment forms, referral logs and other documents as required.
  • Assist participants with interviews preparation prior to all interviews to maximize the chance for successful outcomes.
  • Research job market and employment trends and stay connected to the local American Job Center.
  • Other duties as assigned SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES Responsible for own work and not required to direct or supervise other personnel but may occasionally instruct or show another employee how to perform the work. QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Certified Professional R--sum-- Writer preferred or willingness to obtain this credential
  • Knowledge of ETO, and Dropbox preferred
  • Comfortable making outgoing phone calls to business and organizations EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE Bachelor's degree or equivalent from a four-year college. At least one year of related experience. Sales experience desirable. COMPUTER SKILLS The ability to understand more advanced computer skills and be proficient in the advanced knowledge of software such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access. OTHER Funding for this position is from a federal and/or state source and may require proof of vaccination or weekly testing.FULL-TIME/PART-TIME: Full-TimeEXEMPT/NON-EXEMPT: Non-ExemptLOCATION: CT, New HavenPI207717208

Keywords: The WorkPlace, New Haven , Employer Relations Specialist, Other , New Haven, Connecticut

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