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Job Development Specialist

Kelly Services
Flint, MI 48503
Join the Kelly Professional & Industrial team as a **Job Development Specialist** at a college extension site in Flint, MI. This is a crucial position for the students' success as they complete their training programs. This requires flexibility, integrity, extensive business/community relationship experience and an understanding of student success.

Job Development Specialist (JDS) is responsible for making contact with local and regional employers for the purpose of developing job and career opportunities, and job leads for students and participants enrolled in various programs at the college. The JDS will facilitate job club and career exploration activities which prepares participants for the acquisition and retention of employment. The JDS provides technical and professional services to potential employers and participants, which meets intended programmatic outcomes. Works closely with other staff to develop and monitor Individual Service Strategies (ISS), Educational Development Plans, and/or career plans.

**Heres how to apply:**

+ Apply direct to this job posting and attach your resume

+ Or email your cover letter and resume to Shannon at with the subject line: Job Development Specialist.

**Why you should apply to be a Job Development Specialist:**

+ Competitive pay $21.00

+ Full time hours Long term contract no end date

+ Access to outstanding Kelly perks via

**What a typical day as a Job Development Specialist** **might look like:**

1. Assists in executing job readiness portions of the programs requirements including development of resumes, interviewing skills, and retention strategies.

2. Provides job placement opportunities and job leads to eligible program participants

3. Responsible for contributing to the maintenance of programmatic and participants files in accordance with federal, state and local requirements

4.Responsible for establishing and maintaining positive relationships with community employers

5. Identifies pre-employment supportive services and makes referrals to appropriate community resources

6. Prepares daily, weekly and monthly reports as needed regarding participant activity and program performance outcomes

7. Provides follow-up monitoring and tracking of participants after placement and document employment retention and customer satisfaction

8. Documents and makes referrals to other staff for supportive services required to enable participants to retain their employment.

9. Maintains and updates employer database and remain abreast of local and regional labor market trends

10. Collaborates and shares information with other staff, departments, and community resources, to the extent allowed by applicable federal, state, and local laws, to ensure the coordinated delivery of needed services to each student.

11. Assesses transitional support needs, develops strategies to meet those needs, and works with Career Navigators.

12. Coordinates and conducts individual and group orientation sessions.

13. Assists in executing career related workshops, networking, and retentions strategies.

14. Provides mentoring and other follow-up services to participants.

15. Follows up with participants to determine level of satisfaction and success with services.

16. Ensures services administered are effective and beneficial to the participants success in the program.

17. Provides program, customers, and the general public with appropriate assistance through telephone contact and personal communications.

18. Responsible for establishing and maintaining positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders to support student success.

19. Maintains and updates information in all required data systems.

20. Performs other duties as assigned and appropriate.

21. Consistent and timely attendance.

**Minimum requirements as a Job Development Specialist:**

1. Associates or equivalent combination of education and experience in business/industry, human services, education or a related field.

2. Three (3) years of professional experience in a related role in education, human services, or business.

3. Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment with strong oral and written communication skills.

4. Ability to communicate effectively with program participants, staff and the general public.

5. Must possess good organizational skills and be able to perform multiple tasks simultaneously.

6. Ability to appropriately use and demonstrate proficiency at the Basic level of MS Word and Excel, including web-based software and resources.

7. Must work with accuracy; possess good organizational skills.

8. Be able to handle a variety of tasks simultaneously with high quality and strong customer-oriented services.

9.The ability to work with a diverse population, staff, and community members using tact, courtesy and diplomacy.

10.Extensive business/community relationship experience

11. Proven track record of establishing and maintaining business relationships

Apply today!

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Youre looking to keep your career moving onward and upward, and were here to help you do just that. Our financial staffing experts will connect you with premier companies for opportunities where you can learn, grow, and thrive. Jobs that fit your skills and experience, and most importantly, fit right on your path of where you want to go in in your career. It all adds up.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.


Posted: 2022-06-17 Expires: 2022-07-18

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