Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • 16-Nov-2020 to 05-Dec-2020 (CST)
  • Workforce Development-Skill Up
  • St. Louis, MO, USA
  • Full Time

The Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis is seeking a qualified individual to work as a Job Developer.  The position will support the Agency's Skill Up program by assisting residents of the Greater St. Louis Metropolitan Community secure gainful, sustainable employment. 

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain contact with business, industry, labor and government representatives, and job placement agencies.
  • Advise and instruct clients on job search techniques, application procedures, rsum development, interviewing and job retention skills.
  • Inform job applicants of employment responsibilities, compensation, schedules and working conditions.
  • Provide clients with jobs leads and placement opportunities and refer for pre-employment skills testing.
  • Collaborate with employers to develop employment opportunities and assist with pre-screening activities.
  • Organize, develop and participate in recruitment events and job fairs.
  • Pre-screen qualified job applicants and refer them to appropriate opportunities.
  • Maintain current knowledge of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and affirmative action guidelines and laws, such as the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
  • Maintain documentation of activities related to job development, job search with clients, recruitment events, referrals, hires and retention of hires.
  • Consult with supervisor concerning programs or services for clients.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Qualified individual must have excellent customer service skills; the ability to empathize and motivate clients toward achieving desired goals; understand current employment and industry trends; knowledge of state and federal employment laws; be team orientated and able to work independently; work in collaboration with partnering agencies; effective verbal and written communication skills; demonstrate tact and discretion when handling information of a confidential and sensitive nature; knowledge of computers and software applications, as well as, the ability to write reports and business correspondence. 

Qualified candidates must have (2) two years previous full-time paid experience in employment counseling, recruiting and selection/staffing services, vocational rehabilitation, or from the  human services field with relevant job coaching and placement duties. A Bachelor's degree or a combination of education, training and experience is required.   

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