Career Education/Services, Education/Training, Recruitment/Workforce Development Services, Staff/Administrative
ABOUT MASSHIRE MVCC: MassHire Merrimack Valley Career Center is an American Job Center, operated by Northern Essex Community College and chartered by the Merrimack Valley Workforce Development Board. MassHire Merrimack Valley Career Center strives to promote workforce development potential to support regional business growth and economic prosperity. For businesses, the Center provides connection to resources that are of assistance throughout the business cycle and helps employers find the workforce talent they need. For job seekers, MassHire Merrimack Valley Career Center offers job search assistance, career counseling, and access to education and training. With locations in downtown Lawrence and on the Haverhill campus of Northern Essex Community College, MassHire Merrimack Valley Career Center serves over 1,000 businesses and approximately 9,000 job seekers annually.
ABOUT THE COLLEGE: Northern Essex Community College serves approximately 6,000 credit students each semester on two campuses located in the beautiful, historic Merrimack Valley region of northeast Massachusetts. Our suburban Haverhill campus sits on 106 acres near Kenoza Lake and features a new Technology Center and an award-winning Student One-Stop Center. Our urban Lawrence campus is growing rapidly, including a new Health Technologies Center and additional leased space at Riverwalk Properties. Both campuses are a short drive to Boston and to the beaches and state parks along the coast.
NECC has been building an organizational culture that prizes initiative and innovation, and seeks to identify and develop the strengths in students, faculty, staff, and programs in order to grow and improve. We are also committed to the recruitment and retention of a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve. Our Lawrence campus was the first college in New England designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution by the U.S. Department of Education. We have significantly increased the diversity of our faculty over the last ten years, and are one of four Massachusetts colleges participating in the national achieving the Dream initiative, which aims to improve success for low-income students and students of color at community colleges.
PART-TIME WORKSHOP FACILITATOR (Grant Funded): MassHire Merrimack Valley Career Center; 18 hours per week
Anticipated start date: June 3, 2019
POSITION SUMMARY: The primary responsibilities of this role is the facilitation and development of MassHire Merrimack Valley Career Center (MMVCC) workshops for job seeker customers, employers, community based organizations, and/or specific target audiences to support work readiness preparation that leads to employment.
Facilitates all assigned workshops/trainings for MassHire Merrimack Valley Career Center customers and programs to meet career center goals.
Performs workshop curriculum development, design, and modification that meets the needs of the organization and job seeker customers.
Prepares for workshops and outreach activities by supplying, copying and organizing the appropriate materials and equipment to be used.
Assists in the coordination of workshop planning and scheduling and with the monthly workshop calendar programming.
Assists in scheduling workshops through the Career Center's Management Information System.
Assists in the marketing of Career Center workshops and services to job seeker customers with appropriate focus to meet organizational goals.
Collects Customer Satisfaction surveys, completes all required MOSES information, MOSES notes for workshops, attendance collection, and closing out all facilitated events.
Ensures quality control and continuous improvement and excellent customer service in all activities.
Responds appropriately to changing business needs and/or changing schedules, program demands or goals.
Other duties as required.
A Bachelor's degree is required.
Two (2) to five (5) years demonstrated experience in presentation and workshop facilitation (may be used as a substitute for the education requirement).
Demonstrated experience in effective workshop facilitation and problem solving skills required.
Experience working both independently and within teams to complete tasks and produce results with or without supervision.
Ability to effectively build relationships, develop, deliver and market workshops to various target audiences including youth, young adults, professionals and management teams.
Strong presentation skills, marketing skills, and knowledge of computer applications including MS Office Suite 2007, Internet, Web based application including learning delivery and design systems, social media tools and social media marketing systems, job search tools and job development is necessary.
Ability to interact with a wide range of individuals and personalities.
Excellent communication and writing skills.
Experience in various training and facilitation methods.
Knowledge of learning styles, of classroom and technology based training, of regional employment and workforce trends.
Transportation and valid driver's license required.
Evening and Saturday hours may be required.
Past experience in employment and training, human resources, counseling or education.
DEADLINE: March 28, 2019 POST#: 180175
Northern Essex Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, maternity leave, military service and national origin and any other protected class in its education programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the American with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statues and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding Americans with Disabilities Act, the Rehabilitation Act and related statutes and regulations, Affirmative Action, non-discrimination policies, and Title IX compliance/sexual harassment: Human Resources Director Justine Caron, B-219, 978-556-3956/ firstname.lastname@example.org. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action Officer/Title IX Coordinator, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.
Prospective employees are encouraged to review the College's Annual Security Report (ASR), in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, which can be found on the disclosure page of the College's website at: https://www.necc.mass.edu/clery
Internal Number: 108351
About Northern Essex Community College
NECC is a public, two-year college that offers comprehensive academic programs of study leading to the Associate in Arts degree, the Associate in Science degree and Certificates of program completion.Our dedicated teaching faculty accept with enthusiasm the challenge of responding properly to the differing backgrounds of their students and, at the same time, directing and leading them toward broader understandings. Our faculty are deeply involved in the planning of each class and in the achievement of each student, and are equally dedicated to personal achievement. As well as the specialized academic opportunities and tutoring that the college provides for our students, our faculty have the time and the commitment to advise as well as instruct students, and to provide support and encouragement.