National Able Network recently acquired a new grant in Omaha, NE and has several professional opportunities for positions to start in early July. National Able Network, a dynamic and growing nonprofit agency specializing in the delivery of innovative employment and training programs, has an exciting opportunity for a Workforce Services Specialist to start effective 07/01/2019.
The Workforce Services Specialist provides support to the goals/ mission of the Agency by providing collaborative, analytical and quality services between Workforce Services and other departments. This will be done through research, tracking, monitoring. communicating and developing associated reports and data. Will collaborate & partner with internal and external positions.
May liaise between departments to ensure ongoing communication and problem solving, including attending business services team meetings, updating orientation and other presentations as needed;
Coordinate with other Workforce Services Specialists and personnel, taking notes and creating reports for the team; initiating dialogue with community partners
Coordinate partner meetings representing the program; responsible for quality and internal monitoring of the program requirements
Generate specialized spreadsheets to analyze and create monthly (or as required) reports from database and systems to assess trends and program implication.
Assists in the ongoing maintenance and monitoring of program performance against plans, may include tracking, monitoring and ordering support services at multiple locations
Assist in the preparation of required departmental, agency and funder reports.
Assist with the monitoring and coordination of processes for data sharing, updates, revision control as well as coordinating ongoing projects.
Participate in promoting various training services department and programs and recruiting suitable candidates, which may include Rapid Response meetings and presentations
May assist with the preparation of proposals and grants including the collection of data to complete status and/or reports for funders.
Contributes to the development of departmental goals and objectives; represents the department or function on projects and may perform in project leadership role
May interface with businesses and may post positions for clients on job boards
Coordinates and may attend community resource fairs and other job search activities required by the funder(s)
May travel to various locations, as well as employer and funder locations, to build relationships and identify opportunities for clients.
May carry a workforce services caseload at multiple locations
Other duties as assigned
Knowledge or Expertise:
Self-starter who can prioritize and manage multiple tasks and priorities, meet deadlines, and demonstrate consistent reliable follow- through.
High initiative, outstanding organizational skills, clear attention to detail and the ability to follow-through.
Knowledge of or direct work experience with employment/training government programs.
Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
Advanced computer proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Word, Outlook, Excel, Access); knowledge of social service government systems strongly preferred.
High School Diploma or GED; plus Associate’s degree OR 2-3 years of experience working in a job relevant field.
Minimum 2-5 years’ experience program operations/reporting/quality assurance ideally with a social service agency
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EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability
About National Able Network
Preparing Today’s Communities to Meet Tomorrow’s Challenges through Education, Employment, and Opportunity.
To use our expertise to empower people to improve their lives by providing the means to self-sufficiency through sustainable employment, and career and life advancement. To nurture life-long learning while building bridges between education, training and career readiness, and between workforce and economic development.