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CAREER PLANNING & PLACEMENT SPECIALIST

Date:  Nov 19, 2022
Req ID:  18138
Location: 

Little Rock, AR, US, 72202

Category:  ADWS - REHABILITATION SERVICES
Anticipated Starting Salary:  $32,405

Position Summary

 

The Career Planning and Placement Specialist is responsible for assisting the director of Business Engagement in executing the agency's vision, achieving strategic goals, fostering interaction and engagement with businesses, Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) staff and workforce development/Workforce Initiatives of Arkansas (WIOA) partners that result in measurable improvements. In addition to, the Career Planning and Placement

Specialist will provide technical assistance for system seven case management updates and maintain the Business Engagement Records (BER) tracking data base. Compile and maintain records and information including client case records, business contacts, labor market data and monthly reports.

 

Education and Professional Work Experience

 

Minimum Qualifications

 

The formal education equivalent of an associate's degree in business management, office administration, or related field; plus, three years of experience in an employment services, including recruiting, advertising, screening, placement activities or related area. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities                                                                                                

 

  • Knowledge of community resources available to provide services or assistance to student/clients.
  • Knowledge of recruitment, interviewing, and placement techniques.
  • Ability to monitor student/client placement activities.
  • Ability to provide and coordinate referral services.
  • Ability to review and process applications, according to established policy and procedures.
  • Ability to provide guidance to students/clients, regarding hiring procedures.

 

Job Responsibilities and Expected Results

 

  1. Interpret and comply with agency directives, policies and procedures to ensure consistent application.
  2. Present document to the Director of Business Engagement on a systematic basis for verification and auditing.
  3. Review or prepare correspondence relating to the business engagement unit as directed.
  4. Provide technical assistance for case management system seven.
  5. Compile and maintain records and information including client case records, business contacts, labor market data and monthly reports.
  6. Research and analyze data.
  7. Update and maintain the Business Engagement Records (BER) tracking data base.
  8. Some travel required.
  9. Perform other duties as assigned

Position Information

Class Code: G215C

Grade: GS05

FLSA Status: NON-EXEMPT

Salary Range: $32,405.00 - $46,987.00

Summary

The Career Planning and Placement Specialist is responsible for tracking the student/client applicant process, screening applications, and determining whether minimum qualifications are met for possible job opportunities. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

Functions

Screens employment applications for completeness and accuracy and enters into the system. Reviews job vacancy requests, assembles hiring packet, and forwards to hiring supervisor for interview process. Provides technical assistance to applicants, hiring officials, and the general public about all aspects of the recruitment/hiring process. Updates and maintains applicant database for job vacancy requests. Attends job fairs and maintains relationships with possible hiring entities and public and private human resource officers. Compiles and maintains records and information, including client case records, interview summaries, business contacts, and local labor market information. Generates hiring eligibility lists and monthly reports, summarizing recruiting activities and placement statistics. Performs other duties as assigned.

Dimensions

None

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of community resources available to provide services or assistance to student/clients. Knowledge of recruitment, interviewing, and placement techniques. Ability to monitor student/client placement activities. Ability to provide and coordinate referral services. Ability to review and process applications, according to established policy and procedures. Ability to provide guidance to students/clients, regarding hiring procedures.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of an associate's degree in business management, office administration, or a related field; plus three years of experience in employment service including recruiting, advertising, screening, placement activities or related area. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

Licenses

None


Nearest Major Market: Little Rock