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  • Career Services Coordinator

    Job Locations US-Hempstead
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(1/6/2020 1:03 PM)
    Nassau CES
  • Overview

    Program Overview:

    The Nassau Comprehensive Employment Services (N-CES) team provides vocational services to assist client’s to achieve their employment goals. Services include providing assessment, training, job search and placement services, retention, and career advancement.


    Career Services Coordinators provide a comprehensive intake, assessment and service plan for clients referred to Nassau CES; To assist clients in determining their career pathway and education planning; Assist in the career decision making process to help clients’ identify their strengths, experiences and vocational interests; Enroll clients in appropriate activities and services aligned with their career goals; Monitor and help advance client progress towards self-sufficiency.

    • Assist with the placement of program participants into internal and external programs and services, such as WEP, vocational training, and other community service internships
    • Collaborate with DSS staff on client progress and engagement and other CES staff to coordinate and facilitate employment readiness, placement and retention services
    • Complete electronic assessment for each enrolled client on the first day of enrollment.
    • Conduct a one-on-one interview to collect information about the clients’ personal work history, barriers to employment, criminal history, personal/family background, and living situations.
    • Conduct re-assessments on clients returned to CES and provide case management, counseling and assist in the re-direction of alternative programming.
    • Monitor and report on client attendance and progress weekly while encouraging and fostering client engagement.
    • Revise, update and implement service plan changes as needed to ensure consumer compliance.
    • Utilizing the results of the TABE and other types of assessment instruments used in Nassau CES, determine the educational, skills level, and vocational interest of the participant.
    • Work with participants to develop a comprehensive service plan based upon a thorough understanding of the individual’s interests, strengths, preferences and needs.
    • Attend and participate in meetings, staff development sessions and in-service training as assigned.
    • Maintain and execute documentation, such as case notes, and workflow through computer-based programs and technology that draws on basic software/computer skill set.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.


    • Bachelor’s Degree required
    • At least 3 years of related job experience working with individuals with barriers to employment, preferably in vocational assessment
    • Bilingual Spanish/English preferred
    • Some knowledge of local, state, and federal regulations relating to individuals with barriers to employment
    • Excellent communication (both oral and written)
    • Excellent organizational skills
    • Proficiency in MS Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook)


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