Career Advisor/Case Manager (Temporary) at Ohlone College (2024)

Career Advisor/Case Manager (Temporary)

Ohlone College

Salary: $37.12 Hourly

Job Type: Temporary

Division: President's Office

Opening Date: 06/24/2024

Location: Newark Center

Job Number: 202300107

Department: President's Office

Bargaining Unit: N/A

Ideal Candidate Statement

The Career Advisor/Case Manager (CACM) serves as a member of the Ohlone Career Center team and provides Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA) Services to community job seekers and students. The CACM provides outreach to elicit interest in WIOA services to build a caseload of job seekers who will benefit from these services. They serve as a case manager, coordinating services for job seekers, and ensuring that appropriate Career Counseling & job search support is provided to the individual. The CACM may assist with workshops, event planning, and overall career development and employer related programming and services. This position will also help coordinate outreach efforts for WIOA services at large, including large scale email blasts, partnerships with local organizations to promote WIOA services, and more.

The Ohlone College Tri-cities Career Center (Career Center) is an innovative organization that provides career services to students and community members. The Career Center integrates services and resources provided by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) with higher education career development models and serves high school students, adult education students, community college students, college/university graduates, community job seekers, dislocated workers, under represented populations (disadvantaged adults, veterans, people with disabilities, re-entry, low-income, etc.) and employers. The integration between education, workforce, and economic development makes Ohlone College an exciting, innovative, and cutting-edge institution of higher education.

Note: This is a temporary position, for 6-9 months at 35-40 hours/week with an option to extend based on grant requirements and budget.

Duties and Responsibilities

Eligibility & Case Management

• Coordinate eligibility, including obtaining appropriate documentation, for students/job seekers interested in WIOA services

• Provide grant-funded program enrollment services to students & community members; input student and required data; review and maintain files, case notes, individual employment plans, and intake documents; provide individualized career guidance to enrolled students; assure tracking of enrollment and performance measures.

• Hold intake appointments with eligible students & community members to identify career & training needs; work with client to create a career development plan

• Manage client electronic records and case files maintain and update a variety of records relating to client progress, abilities and opportunities.

• Coordinate delivery of services in partnership Ohlone College staff and resources, referring client to career development workshops, 1:1 career counseling, career fairs, internships, and other career related resources as appropriate

• Provide referrals to students/clients regarding community and social services resources; create and implement individualized career plans; identify barriers and develop compensatory strategies.

• Evaluate job seeker progress to determine case closure, successful employment or reception of unemployment benefits; input and resolve data codes in an assigned database; assure the accuracy and completeness of eligibilities, documentation and case notes;

• Provide guidance to job seekers regarding vocational training; determine training eligibility and approval; provide assessments for outside agencies; maintain and submit required documents; assure compliance with applicable policies and procedures.

• Manage student/client electronic records and case files maintain and update a variety of records relating to client progress, abilities and opportunities.

• Conduct internal audits of peer files; assure compliance of documents and records with County laws, rules and regulations; generate and submit feedback and corrections to assigned personnel in accordance with applicable policies and procedures.

• Prepare and maintain a variety of narrative and statistical reports, records and files related to personnel, grant requirements and assigned activities.

• Support career development services at local Tri-Cities Adult Schools

• Coordinate and support workshops & Career Services information sessions for job seekers; assist with conducting job search workshops; generate, update and maintain workshop curriculum; evaluate training curriculum to assure effectiveness and diversity of training techniques and learning stylesOutreach

• Outreach to job seekers to promote career services & WIOA via CalJobs blasts, email & phone

• Partner and collaborate with key stakeholders including Ohlone College faculty, staff, students; Alameda County Workforce Development Board; and local community-based organizations & agenciesEmployer Engagement

• Interact with employers as needed to support recruiting activities.

• Identify and become familiar with recruiting and employment trends for the Greater Bay Area/Silicon Valley, state, and nation.

• Perform additional related duties as assigned.

Minimum QualificationsMust have evidence of responsiveness to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practices.

Required Application Materials

• Resume/Curriculum Vitae.

• A list of three (3) professional references including name, position, organization, phone number, email, and relationship to the applicant.District StatementFounded in 1967, Ohlone College is named in honor of the early Ohlone People who inhabited the San Francisco Bay Area. Ohlone College is committed to providing a high-quality education to serve our diverse population of over 15,000 students per year. Ohlone College is nationally recognized for our Deaf Studies and Interpreter Preparation programs, and is widely known for our nursing, health sciences, liberal arts, biomedical science, and smart manufacturing programs. As a learning community, we embrace and champion inclusivity, integrity, student expression, global citizenship, and continuous improvement.Ohlone College is one of the top-ranked community colleges in California, serving the cities of Fremont, Newark, and Union City. Our campuses in Fremont and Newark are centrally located in the East Bay between San Francisco, Oakland, and San Jose. This region is known as a hub of innovation and economic activity, and home to some of the most advanced manufacturing, biomedical research, and clean energy companies in California, including Tesla, Meta, Seagate, and Lam Research.The main campus in Fremont is located near Interstate 680 at the base of Mission Peak, just south of the historic Mission San Jose, and is the primary gateway to year-round hiking, biking, and hang gliding in the Mission Peak Regional Preserve. The Newark Center for Health Sciences and Technology is located near Interstate 880 in a hub of new residential and commercial development. The two campuses are connected by shuttle to each other and the Warm Springs BART station, which offers convenient access to public transit throughout the Bay Area.EEO StatementThe District is strongly committed to the principles of equal opportunity and to hiring qualified staff who reflect the diversity of our community. The District encourages a diverse pool of applicants and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, age (40 or over), medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, disability, military and veteran status, pregnancy/childbirth/breastfeeding or related medical condition or any other protected basis in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. The college encourages applications from all qualified applicants. If you have a disability and are in need of special services, equipment, or facilities in order to apply or interview for this opening, please call the Human Resources office at: (510) 659-6088.Conditions of EmploymentOffers of employment are contingent upon Governing Board approval. Employment with Ohlone Community College is not complete or official until applicants meet all pre-employment requirements. All new employees are required to submit official transcripts, proof of freedom from tuberculosis. In addition, you will be required to provide identification and employment eligibility as outlined in the federal “Immigration Reform & Control Act of 1986.” Pre-employment tests and/or medical examinations may be required. Ohlone Community College does not sponsor H1B visas. Employees must sign the Oath or Affirmation of Allegiance and submit fingerprints for CA Department of Justice clearance. Employees must be California residents on their date of hire and for the duration of their employment with Ohlone Community College District.Immigration Reform & Control Act of 1986Applicants selected for positions will be required to provide identification and employment eligibility as outlined in the federal Immigration Reform & Control Act of 1986.

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