WIOA Title I Program Career Specialist position responsibilities: Develops and monitors individual service strategy to ensure participants achieve their goals; Conducts orientations and assessments in conjunction with the Workforce Development Center also known as IowaWORKS; Interprets and explains rules and regulations governing program services, eligibility, payments, responsibilities, and rights; Facilitates workshops using life/job skills curriculum; creates and conducts labs to support curriculum; schedules workshops, labs and individual appointments; completes workshop data reports; tracks attendance and participation; recruit speakers; Collects and analyzes information about individuals; conducts tests and interviews to appraise participants’ interests, aptitudes, abilities, and personal values for vocational and educational goals; Maintains client/participant files and records; writes accurate case notes and progress reports; performs data entry on activities; composes and types correspondence; Counsels participants in developing educational and job/career placement opportunities; Maintains rules of client confidentiality; Assists customers in person, by mail and over the telephone. This is by no means an exhaustive list of the duties/responsibilities for the WIOA Title I Career Specialist position.
Bachelor’s degree in Human Services, or related field. A minimum of 3 years related full-time paid experience. Effective written and verbal communication skills; Ability to make business, social, or civic contacts; Computer proficiency; Ability to handle and maintain confidential information; Possess a positive attitude and infect others with similar enthusiasm; Loyalty to the agency and its mission and policies; Reliable transportation, valid driver’s license and automobile insurance; Ability to use good judgment, discretion, and initiative.
This position can be located in Waterloo, Dubuque, Decorah, or Mason City.
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