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Career Services Coordinator

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.

  • 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 oneonone
  • interview to collect information about the clients’ personal work history, barriers to employment, criminal history, personal/family background, and living situations.
  • Conduct reassessments
  • on clients returned to CES and provide case management, counseling and assist in the redirection
  • 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 inservice
  • training as assigned.
  • Maintain and execute documentation, such as case notes, and workflow through computerbased
  • programs and technology that draws on basic software/computer skill set.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • 1 Year
  • Bilingual inSpanish preferred
  • Requires advanced knowledge of specialized or technical field or a thorough knowledge of the practices and techniques of a professional field. May require knowledge of policies
  • and procedures, and the ability to determine a course of action based on these guidelines.
  • The knowledge required to perform this job once learned has frequent changes, but the changes are relatively minor.
  • Experience working with public assistance population preferred.
  • Experience working in employment services or in social service related
  • field preferred.
  • Some prior professional experience working within a communitybased
  • organization or the government sector, directly serving an underresourced
  • population required.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule and to travel to various locations to carry out assigned duties.
  • Effective problem solving and interpersonal skills.
  • Basic computer software literacy and computer usage experience.