Case Management/Social Services, Education/Teaching/Training, Employment-Related Services
The Program Coordinator oversees the coordination of the Pre-Employment Education and Training (PEET) Department programming. The Coordinator works in conjunction with the Program Managers to establish relationships with other community based organizations for the advancement of PEET programming. The Coordinator leads candidate outreach and recruitment, training plan implementation, and daily program operations.
Leads the outreach, recruitment, and screening of potential trainees to determine suitability for program and likelihood of successful employment placement.
Facilitates regular program orientations to recruit potential trainees to determine suitability for program and likelihood of successful employment placement.
Works in conjunction with Program Managers to coordinate the various training components, which include scheduling classes and instructors, administration of supportive services, and student follow-up.
Works with the Program Manager to oversee the daily operations of the PEET Department programming.
Verify student progress including certification testing, behavior and attendance through regular check-ins at training site.
Ensure that grant-funded training is delivered in accordance with grant requirements.
Work with the Business Account Executive and Student Services Specialist to ensure students are prepared for employment
Work with the Program Assistant to collect all student information and documentation, ensuring compliance with all enrollment criteria
Work with the Student Services Specialist and Program Assistant to ensure trainee information is entered into Salesforce in real-time.
Prepare and deliver reports of project training.
Assist in grant application research and writing, report completion and database updates as needed
Performs other duties as assigned.
High School Diploma or G.E.D. Certificate required. Four-year college degree in a human services or related field preferred. Equivalent work experience will be considered.
Detail oriented with excellent administrative and organizational skills.
Experience working with low income, underserved and underrepresented populations.
Team player who can also work well independently.
Ability to communicate ideas, advice, and feedback professionally and concisely in individual and group settings.
Demonstrated ability to work successfully with other non-profit agencies and independent contractor.
Proficiency in MS Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Experience with data management systems.
Ability to travel throughout Chicagoland and have automotive transportation for reimbursable local job-related travel. Valid driver’s license and auto insurance required.
Bilingual Spanish-English is a plus.
Additional Salary Information: OAI, Inc. offers excellent benefits for full-time staff including: medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance; 401(k) with match; and paid time off including vacation days, sick days, and holidays.
About OAI, Inc.
Established in 1976, OAI, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit workforce development training and job placement agency headquartered in downtown Chicago. OAI’s programs provide training for both currently employed workers and unemployed or underemployed individuals who are in need of job skills and critical worker health & safety awareness. OAI’s Mission is to create an environment in which all people can access education, training and employment that will allow them to sustain and enjoy safe, secure and fulfilling lives.
OAI, Inc. offers excellent benefits for full-time staff including: medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance; 401(k) with match; and paid time off including vacation days, sick days and holidays.
OAI, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or genetics.