Career Specialist-Metro Placement & Retention

1 week ago
Human Services
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Roles and Responsibilities

The Career Specialist provides job placement and career services, retention and support services, case coordination, as well as tracking and reporting individual and program activities. The Career Specialist will function with internal and external teams to deliver seamless services to individuals and ensure that positive relationships are maintained resulting in optimal employment outcomes for individuals served.

Minimum Requirements

Knowledge & Skills

  • Organizational skills.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and achieve required outcomes.
  • Adaptive and open to change and flexibility within job.
  • Proven verbal and written communication skills.
  • Capable of multi-tasking.
  • Independent decision making skills.
  • Experience successfully managing a case load.
  • Knowledge of data privacy requirements and ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.
  • Knowledge of disadvantaged and disability populations and funding systems.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite software and the ability to accurately enter data into computer-based systems.
  • Public speaking ability preferred.
  • Active involvement with professional organization preferred.

Prior Experience

  • 1-3 years of relevant experience required.


  • Associate’s degree in related field required/Bachelor’s degree preferred.


Goodwill Industries, Inc/Easter Seals Minnesota is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating a diverse workforce.

Goodwill Industries, Inc/Easter Seals Minnesota will not discriminate against any employee or applicant based upon a person’s race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, disability, status with regard to public assistance, age, sexual or affectional orientation, familial status, ancestry, local human rights commission activity, citizenship, genetic information, protected veteran or military status, or any other protected class.


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