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Lead Career Coach - Disability Services Team

Position Summary: Under the direction of the Director of Community Engagement and Disability Services, the Lead Career Coach strengthens and grows key partnerships, supervises and supports direct service staff, tracks and reports all relevant program data and outcomes and evaluates programmatic successes. The Lead Career Coach provides a full continuum of services including job search assistance and placement, career coaching and job development to clients in the Disability Department. They work collaboratively with all community partners to serve clients through the Anti-Poverty Initiative. The Lead Career Coach institutes any necessary upgrades and changes to insure success of the program, creates documents for submission to JVS leadership, funders, evaluators and other stakeholders. This individual must have a strong knowledge about issues related to individuals with significant barriers to employment. They are a part of a larger JVS team that supports employment, training and education needs of clients and employers. 

Hiring Company: JVS Boston
Location: Boston

Key Competencies:
• Program Development
• Program Oversight
• Managing Staff
• Quality Improvement
• Leadership
• Promotes Agency
• Initiative
• Building Relationships, Collaboration and Teamwork
• Adapting to Change
• Accountability and Results Focused
• Communication Skills
• Cultural Competency and Respect
• Planning/Organizing

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:
• Master's in Social Work or other related field preferred or equivalent experience
• 3-5 years of experience working with individuals with a disability
• 1-3 years of experience in workforce development or related field required
• Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
• Strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills are required
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team is required
• Ability to work effectively with staff and clients from diverse cultural, socio-economic, ethnic and educational backgrounds is required
• Ability to deal tactfully and effectively with a diverse group of clients at all levels of the organization
• Demonstrated and effective presentation and facilitation skills are required
• Knowledge of community resources and web-based resources preferred

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