Case Management/Social Services, Education/Teaching/Training, Employment-Related Services
2 Year Degree
General Summary: Under direct supervision of the Special Programs Coordinator, delivers tailored and customized programming funded under WIOA, Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) and/or Rapid Response grant resources.
Implements customized job readiness and preparedness strategies and talent development initiatives to assist eligible job seekers with skill-enhancing activities to facilitate employment. Includes facilitating group workshops, providing direct service-delivery to eligible job seekers including TAA-eligible participants and special populations with specific needs. Conducts comprehensive assessments and assists job seekers with creating/developing targeted employment plans and occupational and/or work-based training plans for WIOA and TAA eligible participants. Assists with program design and implementation of corresponding compliance protocols and procedures as required by the federal and state program guidelines including TAA-specific requirements of requesting state approval for participant training plans, tracking required classroom attendance, monitoring 30/60 day reviews and case note entries, processing waiver requests, as necessary. Engages the division’s business services team to identify appropriate job leads and to assist with job placement. Additional duties include assisting with grant applications for tracking and reporting and other related activities to support administration. Requirements: associate degree required; bachelor’s degree preferred. Experience desirable in areas relating to counseling practices, job readiness evaluation techniques, goal setting and analysis with an ability to apply knowledge to individual circumstances, and direct individual or group instruction. Applicants should possess demonstrated ability to compile, organize, summarize, and analyze complex data to identify patterns and develop recommendations including policies and procedures. Must be able to adapt in fast-paced, changing environment, be flexible, seek growing responsibility and show great capacity for work. Applicants must have a valid Illinois driver’s license and reliable transportation to travel between office locations in Elgin, North Aurora and Yorkville. Bi-lingual in Spanish/English is a plus. Position is grant funded.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Associate’s degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Social Services, Education or other related field.
How to Apply:
Kane County Employment application, cover letter and resumes accepted by:
Download employment application at: www.countyofkane.org. Qualified applicants may be required to submit to a criminal background check. Auxiliary aids are available to individuals with disabilities upon request.
About Kane County Office of Community Reinvestment
County Government Agency overseeing the Workforce Innovation & Opportunities Act.