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Academic Support (Educational Sp)
Position Number:
Hiring Unit:
Office of Continuing Education & Workforce Development
Leeward Community College
Date Posted:
January 04, 2018
Closing Date:
January 29, 2018
Additional Salary Information:
PBA; minimum $3,552/mo.
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time
Temporary - Not to Exceed: June 30, 2018

Other Conditions:
  • Grant funded, to begin approximately 03/18, pending availability of funds and actual staffing requirements. Extension of position dependent on satisfactory performance and/or availability of funds.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Assist with establishing and developing jobs and practicum opportunities for program participants.
  2. Assist with developing long-term jobs and maintains on-going work sites.
  3. Assist with developing and maintaining an active listing of employers and available job openings to which First to Work (FTW) participants can be referred.
  4. Collaborate with potential employers to determine workforce needs, and establish FTW practicums/internships which will allow work experience in field of study.
  5. Assist with on developing marketing and outreach strategies that promote current and potential employer working relationships.
  6. Conduct outreach to FTW units to education and promote employment services.
  7. Participate in employment and career fairs to develop and foster working relations with prospective businesses or job sites.
  8. Assist with FTW job placements and referrals. Collaborate with Case Manager (CM) to identify employment action plan.
  9. Work with FTW participants to identify graduation dates and ensure timely employment referrals. Submit monthly Job Placement reports based on the start date of hire to the STATE.
  10. Promote job retention among referred/placed FTW program participants and mentoring to at-risk FTW participants.
  11. Monitor the program participants’ employment process with a 6-month follow-up for up to one year, and track employment history.
  12. Follow up with CM on the FTW program participants' employment progress.
  13. Other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications
  1. Possession of a baccalaureate degree in in Business, Education, Counseling, Marketing, Communications, Social Work or related degree and 1 year(s) of progressively responsible professional experience with responsibilities for job placement, workforce development and/or networking, employment counseling, academic counseling, practicums/internships, and retention; or equivalent education/training or experience.
  2. Functional knowledge of principles, practices and techniques in workforce development and training programs demonstrated by knowledge, understanding and ability to apply concepts, terminology.
  3. Functional knowledge and understanding of principles, theories, federal and state laws, rules, regulations and systems associated with post-secondary education .
  4. Demonstrated ability to recognize problems, identify possible causes and resolve the full range problems that may commonly occur in the job development and placement.
  5. Demonstrated ability to understand oral and written documentation, write reports and procedures, and communicate effectively in a variety of situations.
  6. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external organizations, groups, team members and individuals.
  7. Demonstrated ability to operate a personal computer and apply word processing software.
  8. Valid driver’s license.
  9. Flexible working hours to meet program and participant needs.
  10. Any equivalent combination of education and/or professional work experience which provides the required education, knowledge, skills and abilities as indicated.
Desirable Qualifications
  1. Working familiarity with a higher education setting.
  2. Professional experiences in outreach, placement, retention.
  3. Ability to create and maintain an electronic tracking system of actions and suspenses.

To Apply:
Visit and search for the Job Number 2018-00006 to submit an application.
  1. Human Resources Office
  2. Leeward Community College
  3. 96-045 Ala Ike
  4. Pearl City, HI 96782
  1. 808-455-0326

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