Charitable Advisors LLC
  • 23-Sep-2019 to 22-Oct-2019
  • - Indianapolis Urban League
  • Indianapolis, IN, USA
  • Full Time

The Urban Tech Job & Externship Developer will develop employment and externship partnerships with local employers, IT companies, or companies providing IT job opportunities for Urban Tech Jobs Program (UTJP) and Workforce Development program participants.  Develops externship opportunities, including IT externships with local companies, and monitors UTJP internship placements and completions. Provides Vice President of Programs with externship stipend requests bi-weekly, and disseminates stipend payments to externs; assists with facilitating monthly work readiness workshops; assists with updating IUL job board with all job postings, including IT job postings; assists with reviewing resumes and ensures hiring requirements are met for specific IT positions, assists with developing all hiring initiatives, including IT; and networks and promotes UTJP awareness in public and private sectors.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
• Works closely with Vice President and IUL President and CEO to identify and market UTJP and Workforce Development training programs to potential employers for externship and employment opportunities;
• Communicates with public via email and/or telephone about UTJP and Workforce Development externship opportunities;
• Works closely with IUL Training Works Coordinator to confirm training attendance, classroom progress, training program completion and credential attainment of prospective externship candidates;
• Recruits and enrolls UTJP and Workforce Development program participants into selected externship opportunities;
• Assists with securing required externship documentation from contracted employers and program participants to ensure program compliance;
• Assists with confirming and documenting externship placements and retention, and provides data monthly to Vice President of Programs;
• Reviews all submitted participant externship stipend payments/invoices for accuracy and submits to Vice President of Programs;
• Disseminates stipend payments to externs;
• Assists IUL Training Works Coordinator with identifying IT and other training opportunities;
• Provides job search techniques and labor market information during monthly work readiness workshops;
• Works closely with Career Coaches to advise of employer needs, expectations and industry trends.
• Work closely with employers to maximize student employment retention and success;
• Reestablish contact with IUL Preferred Employers and reengages employers for employment and externship placement opportunities, and develops new employer partnerships;
• Conducts job search skills and mock interviewing workshops;
• Develops training and employment material for all industry sectors, and applicable training programs, including IT;
• Communicates with prospective program participants about UTJP; 
• Assists with scheduling interviews and provide retention services to UTJP program participants and employers;
• Enters all required data into ETO and Urban Tech PDM databases;
• Conduct monthly follow-up with UTJP and Workforce Development program participants placed in externships;
• Attend workshops, seminars  or conferences annually to further enhance skills, knowledge and capacity as Workforce Development Professional; and
• Carry out other duties as assigned.

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, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree (B. A.) preferred from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 

LANGUAGE SKILLS
Knowledge of Spanish desirable but not required.
 
READING/COMPREHENSION SKILLS
Ability to read and comprehend instructions, correspondence, and memos. Ability to write correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one, small group and large group situations to customers and clients.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

REASONING ABILITY
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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