Employment Consultant II

Job Locations US-MN-Minneapolis
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(3/2/2018 12:02 PM)
# of Openings
Health/Human Services Workforce
Hiring Manager
Anne Mornes


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!


Rise is participating in a national research project that has the potential to change policy at both a federal and local level. We are hiring an Employment Consultant to work on this exciting new project. The purpose of this position is to assist people with a mental health diagnoses who are participating in the research project to find and maintain employment. This is the chance of a lifetime to work on something that makes a difference at both personal and policy level.


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



Keywords: Job Placement, Job Development, Mental Health, Full Time 


  • Provide individualized job placement services through weekly meetings with person supported 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, vocational rehabilitation services and with people with mental health diagnoses
  • Equip and empower individuals to be successful in their new job opportunity through ongoing support
  • Responsible for maintaining a caseload of no more than 20 people while tracking and documenting variety of data about services provided as well as billing
  • Participate in weekly team meetings for the research project that include national leaders in Supported Employment and other team members involved
  • Utilize person centered thinking and motivational interviewing to best engage with person served

Qualifications & Benefits


  • Knowledge of supported employment field and one year of experience providing job placement and job development services preferred
  • Knowledge and/or experience working with adults with a mental health diagnosis.
  • Ability to use electronic devices for organization (ie: electronic calendar, email, etc.)
  • Excellent organizational skills 


Starting wage $16.50, offer DOQ

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.  



An Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer


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