• Employment Consultant/ Career Consultant - Transitional Services

    Job Locations US-MN-Minneapolis
    Posted Date 1 week ago(6/14/2018 2:24 PM)
    # of Openings
    Health/Human Services Workforce
    Hiring Manager
    Daniel Meyers
  • Overview

    The purpose of this position is to assist transition students with intellectual and developmental disabilities to find and maintain jobs.


    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!


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


    The purpose of this position is to assist transition students with intellectual and developmental disabilities to find and maintain jobs

    • Conduct outreach to metro area transition programs recruiting students who are interested in competitive integrated community jobs. Must be comfortable presenting information to small groups
    • Develop customized employment plans based a person's job goals and work strengths 
    • Support individuals to consider future career options
    • Provide individualized job placement services which includes meetings with your caseload 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
    • Communicate effectively with diverse stakeholders including the individual’s team, businesses and employers
    • 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 people while tracking and documenting variety of data about services provided as well as billing
    • Utilize person centered thinking and motivational interviewing to best engage with person served (Training is provided)

    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 transition students preferred
    • Background in social work, human services, customer service, career consulting or human resources a plus 
    • Ability to use electronic devices for organization (ie: electronic calendar, email, etc.)
    • Excellent organizational skills
    • ACRE certificate in customized employment preferred
    • Valid drivers license and compliance with Rule 11 and MVR background check required


    Wage: 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.  Hourly wage dependent on qualifications.



    An Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer


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