Senior Employment Consultant

3 weeks ago
# of Openings
Health/Human Services Workforce
Hiring Manager
Crystal Ray


Rise is all about people and potential. We provide uniquely tailored and innovative programs, opening doors to success for the people we serve and our staff. We embrace a culture of learning and offer extensive training and career development opportunities.



Rise offers competitive salaries, a fun, fast-paced work environment, and the chance to make a real difference in people’s lives!


The purpose of this position is to assist people with barriers to employment to find jobs in Hennepin County. 


  • Provide individualized job placement services through weekly meetings with person served to work on job seeking skills, preparing resumes and cover letters and interviewing
  • Actively cultivate competitive job opportunities with businesses and employers in the community, meeting with at least 6 employers a week
  • Communicate effectively with diverse stakeholders including the individual’s team, businesses and employers, and vocational rehabilitation services.
  • Collaborate with Vocational Rehab Counselors on a daily basis to provide support services for person's served
  • Equip and empower individuals to be successful in their new job opportunity through ongoing support
    • Advocate on behalf of individual with employer regarding job accommodations
  • Responsible for maintaining a caseload of 20+ people
  • Track and document variety of data about services provided as well as billing in Care Director and Work Force One
  • Utilize person centered thinking and motivational interviewing to best engage with person served

Qualifications & Benefits


  • Knowledge of supported employment field and three years of experience providing job placement and job development services required
  • Knowledge and/or experience working with adults with disabilities and barries to employment
  • Ability to use electronic devices for organization (ie: electronic calendar, email, etc.)
  • Excellent organizational, communication and time management skills 


Medical- 90% of employee coverage premium paid by Rise. Dental. 4% matched 401(k). Life Insurance. FSA. PTO starts at 16 days a year, plus 2 float and 8 paid holidays.  


*A non generic cover letter is required to apply. Please include it as one document with your resume when uploading.*  


An Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer


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