75 N Career Readiness Coordinator

Job Purpose:

The Heartland Workforce Solutions (HWS) Seventy Five North Career Readiness Coordinator will be a primary facilitator to connect individuals living in the North 30 Corridor with an array of workforce development services and programs. This Coordinator will plan and carryout events that bring together workforce system partners, businesses with job openings, training providers, and area residents. The Coordinator is responsible for the implementation of the outcomes assigned to the Choice Neighborhood Implementation (CNI) grant and will also be responsible for ensuring connection between the one-stop system workforce programs and the North 30 Corridor.

The Coordinator will act as a community builder by planning events and creating clearly defined pathways to better connect workforce programs and available job and training opportunities to the Choice Neighborhood residents and the surrounding community. The Coordinator will connect individuals to resources and programs leading to jobs within high-demand and high-growth occupations, and will assist in connecting businesses with neighborhood residents seeking employment.


· Work systemically to provide a clear pathway for residents in navigating the workforce system.

· Plan and carryout events that bring together workforce system partners, businesses seeking talent, training providers, and area residents.

· Build relationships with workforce partner programs to carryout events onsite and refer potential participants to partner programs, including leading quarterly meetings as part of the grant requirements.

· Plan and carryout job fairs and resource fairs for area residents.

· Serve as key contact for partnerships related to career seeker recruitment and program participation.

· Responsible for leading outreach strategy for career-seeker participants for workforce activities.

· Provide case management related to workforce activities and effectively communicate with partner programs, including the Choice Neighborhood team while providing required grant updates.

· Assist job seekers and residents in choosing realistic employment goals that prepare them for full-time employment in a career path suitable for their abilities and interests.

· Help job seekers and workforce program participants with individualized job search efforts, including referrals, resumes, and job searches.

· Meet or exceed performance expectations as defined in the program evaluation efficiency, effectiveness, and satisfaction measures.

· Make sound decisions/judgments regarding the daily activities of job seekers and workforce agency program participants. This includes providing appropriate referrals for the skill level of the individual and communicating with other specialists regarding information that may impact the ability of job seekers to be successful.

· Ensure that participant files/records are maintained in an organized and legible manner in accordance with HWS and One-Stop Policies & Procedures, ensuring integrity, completeness, and privacy.

· Other duties as assigned


· Must demonstrate initiative.

· Cultural competency and ability to foster open communication within and among diverse groups and in public settings.

· Must have excellent verbal communications skills that facilitate positive working relationships and problem solving with supervisor, co-workers, subcontractors, partners and others with whom the position will interact.

· Actively maintain a safe, healthy, and positive environment that promotes the physical and emotional well-being of employees, customers, and participants.

· Participate in ongoing professional growth, education, and development.



· Must have high school diploma or GED equivalent.

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Education, Human Services or related field is desired.


· At least 2 years of experience in any combination of Career Services, Education, Human Services, Community Engagement, or related.


· Driver’s license

· Reliable transportation


· Must have strong written communication and organizational skills.

· Must be able to manage multiple tasks, prioritize projects, and meet deadlines.

· Must have two (2) years of developed computer skills and knowledge, in particular Microsoft Office applications, Word, PowerPoint & Excel. Database management (i.e. Access) a plus.

· Must be able to travel throughout the Omaha metro area and surrounding counties (Douglas, Sarpy and Washington), if needed.

· Knowledge of and an affinity for equal opportunity and workforce development

· Bilingual skills a plus.


· Light – Lifting 20 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying objects weighing up to 10 pounds. Walking or standing to a significant degree, involves sitting most of the time with a degree of pushing and pulling.


· Limited – General office environment infrequently exposed to extreme atmospheric conditions (temperature, noise, fumes, dust, etc.)


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Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $42,000.00 - $44,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability


  • Bachelor's (Preferred)


  • Driver's License (Required)

Work Location: Multiple Locations

Salary Range
$34,000.00 - 47,000.00
per Year
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Omaha, NE 68197, US
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