Employment Opportunity: Career Center Case Manger

Ohlone Community College District12 month, 100%, Classified Position, Categorically Funded APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, September 14, 2012 at 5:00 PM Salary Range 37: $46,980-$59,688 annually

Under the direction of the Tri-Cities One Stop Career Center Director, the Career Center Case Manager is responsible for providing one-on-one in depth case management services to program eligible clients. May require some evening, weekend, or off-campus work.

IDEAL CANDIDATE:The ideal candidate will have experience with:

  • working in the WIA program
  • providing excellent customer service
  • developing and facilitating workshops
  • providing career counseling using appropriate career development theory
  • developing a well-informed strategic job search plan in partnership with the client
  • have great oral and written communication skills
  • an awareness of the multitude of online tools for job search
  • exceptional attention to detail and organization skills
  • the ability to manage multiple client issues, while maintaining detailed case notes and adhering to county/program mandated paperwork
  • working as a team in a systematic, yet flexible and efficient manner
  • using good judgment in the appropriate use of federal funds and program resources
  • the ability to perform under the pressure of meeting performance mandates
  • ability to respond creatively to constant change

1. Provide Career Education services to Center clients. 2. Conduct job search workshops on and off-site. (Examples of workshops include: Career Exploration, Resume Writing, Letters of Correspondence and Interview Preparation). 3. Provide case management and job search assistance to Workforce Investment Act program participants, and assist with Dislocated Worker Rapid Response teams. 4. Provide assessment services to clients. (i.e. Strong, TABE, BESI). 5. Assist clients in developing an employment plan using a combination of assessment results and one-on-one interview information. 6. Maintain client records and submit required program documentation to local Workforce Investment Board staff. 7. Work with One-Stop job developer to assist clients in obtaining gainful employment. 8. Provide follow-up and job retention services to clients who have successfully found employment. 9. Provide outreach services to market the program and recruit new customers. 10. Maybe required to make oral presentations to dislocated workers, students, corporations, job training groups, community groups, etc. 11. Collect data for EASTBAY Works customer in accessing the many resources and services of the One-Stop. 12. Provide referrals to partners and other community agencies when appropriate. 13. Assist with the coordination and implementation of annual Job Fairs.

ILLUSTRATIVE EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: A typical way to obtain the above knowledge and skill is a combination of education and experience equivalent to: Education: BA in Psychology, Human Relations, Social Work or related. Master’s Degree in Counseling or Social Work is preferred. Experience: Experience working with dislocated workers and/or Community College experience is highly desired.

HEALTH AND WELFARE BENEFITS * 1. Medical, Dental, Vision & Life Insurance* 2. Membership in Public Employees’ Retirement System 3. Employee Assistant Program (EAP) 4. Salary Continuation Insurance 5. State Unemployment Insurance 6. Workers’ Compensation Insurance 7. Contribution to O.A.S.D.I. (Social Security) 8. Paid vacation at the rate of 10 days for the first four years of employment, 15 days for the fifth through ninth year, and 20 days after the Ninth year* 9. Paid sick leave at the rate of 8 hours per month, accumulating indefinitely, if unused* 10. Fifteen paid holidays each year 11. Longevity Pay Step Increase (5% after the 9th, 10.25% after 14th, 15.76% after 19th, 21.55% after 24th year of District service.) 12. IRS Section 125 Flexible Medical Spending Plan 13. 457(b) Deferred Compensation Plan (employee contributes) 14. 403(b) Tax Shelter Annuity Plan (Employe econtributes)

  • Benefits will be prorated for positions less than 100%

APPLICATION PROCEDURES Application packets must be submitted to the Human Resources Office by 5:00 p.m. on September 14, 2012. The College reserves the right to modify, rescind or re-advertise this recruitment at any time. 1. Completed Ohlone College application form. NOTE: An Ohlone Classified Application must be submitted and may be obtained from our website at http://www.ohlonejobs.com/ . 2. Current resume. 3. Cover letter. 4. List of at least three Professional References including name, position, organization, phone number, email and their relationship to you; please do not submit letters of recommendation at this time.

Materials submitted with your application will be considered for this opening only. All material submitted becomes District property and will not be returned. Incomplete application packets will not be considered.

Forward your completed application and other required documents to:

Ohlone College, Human Resources Office 43600 Mission Boulevard Fremont, CA 94539 Attn:Jennifer Druley, Senior HR Specialist or jdruley ohlone.edu

The District The mission of Ohlone College is to serve the community by offering instruction for basic skills, career entry, university The mission of Ohlone College is to serve the community by offering instruction for basic skills, career entry, university transfer, economic development, and personal enrichment for all who can benefit from our instruction in an environment where student learning success is highly valued, supported, and continually assessed. Ohlone College is a multi-campus single college district, serving the cities of Fremont, Newark and Union City located in the southeast area of San Francisco Bay. Enrollment is 12,000 per semester. The student population and surrounding communities represent a highly diverse population. The College is named for the native population living in the area when Mission San Jose was founded. The Fremont campus is located just south of the historic Mission San Jose. The Newark Campus is located near Interstate 880 and emphasizes programs in health, environment, and technology.

Equal Opportunity Employer Ohlone Community College believes in a close relationship among students, faculty, staff, and community. The District is strongly committed to achieving staff diversity and has made a commitment to the principles of equal opportunity. The District encourages a diverse pool of applicants and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, marital status, disability, sexual orientation or disabled veteran status in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. The college encourages applications from all qualified applicants. If you are in need of special services, equipment, or facilities in order to apply or interview for this opening, please call the Human Resources office at: (510) 659-6088.

Conditions of Employment Offers of employment are contingent upon Governing Board approval. Employment with Ohlone Community College is not complete or official until applicants meet all pre-employment requirements. All new employees are required to submit official transcripts and proof of freedom from tuberculosis. In addition you will be required to provide identification and employment eligibility as outlined in the federal “Immigration Reform & Control Act of 1986.” Pre-employment tests and/or medical examinations may be required. Ohlone Community College does not sponsor H1B visas. Employees must sign the Oath or Affirmation of Allegiance and submit fingerprints for CA Department of Justice clearance.

Application may be obtained from:

HUMAN RESOURCES, ATTN: Jennifer Druley 43600 Mission Blvd., Fremont, CA 94539-5847 Office: (510) 659-7353 Fax: (510) 659-6025 Email: jdruley ohlone.edu Web:www.ohlone.edu/org/hr/jobs

Ohlone Community College District An Equal Opportunity Employer