• Job Developer

    Posted: 09/24/2019

    Department:     Vocational
    Position:           Job Developer
    Posting Date:   September 24, 2019
    The James L. Maher Center is a non-profit agency supporting adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities.  We are currently seeking a Job Developer to join our Vocational Department. 
    Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Effectively markets and represents Vocational program, its clients and services to employers.
    • Promotes and develops employment, on- the–job training and volunteer opportunities for applicants.
    • Assists employers in revising standards which exclude applicants from jobs if/when applicable
    • Demonstrates to employers the effectiveness and profitability of employing people of all abilities by identifying jobs that workers could perform.
    • Establishes and maintains relationships with employers.
    • Promotes and develops on-the-job training program opportunities with employers.
    • Identifies the need for and assists in the development of auxiliary services to facilitate bringing applicants into job-ready status.
    • Instructs applicants in resume writing, job search, and interviewing techniques.
    • Pursues community linkages and jobs.
    • Cross trains Job Coaches to insure continuity of program requirements.
    • Identify need for and assist in development of auxiliary services to facilitate bringing applicants into job- ready status.
    • Attend necessary meetings to provide ongoing and accurate support for the client involved.
    • Conducts life skills and job readiness classes.
    • Completes written reports and necessary documents as required by funding sources.
    • Fills in for job coaches when necessary.
    • Develops placement opportunities and provides case management services.
    • Other duties as assigned.
    Minimal Qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s Degree  preferred
    • ACRE or CESP certification
    • 3 years’ experience in Human Service field
    • Possess valid driver’s license, access to a vehicle (insured / registered)
    • Approved National Criminal Background Check
    Necessary knowledge, skills, and Abilities:
    • Knowledge of workforce development and Labor Market information
    • Ability to motivate participants
    • Comfortable traveling throughout RI
    Special Qualifications:
    • Strong documentation / written skills
    • Possess interpersonal skills to work cooperatively and effectively with groups and individuals.
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Excel
    • Strong verbal skills, comfortable in interacting with public
    • Flexible and team oriented
    • Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits
    • Flexible Spending Account (Healthcare ad Dependent Care)
    • Vacation, Sick, Personal Days
    • Holiday Pay
    • 403(b) Retirement Account
    • Life Insurance and Long Term Disability Insurance
    • Educational Reimbursement
    • Employee Wellness Initiatives
    Contact:  Human Resources at 401-846-4600 or humanresources@mahercenter.org                                                          

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