Manager- Career/Job Development

Gardnerville, United States

Position Title

Manager- Career/Job Development

Job Type





E15 (30.7 - 46.05)


TANF Administration


Position Summary

Under direct supervision the Manager of Career Job Development is responsible for providing vocational and educational assessment, case management, and job placement supervision. Directs research activities concerned with educational programs and services in school system. Formulates and designs procedures to determine if program objectives are being met. Maintains confidentiality of all privileged information.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Social Work or related field and four years professional experience providing vocational and educational assessment in an educational, workforce development, or social service setting; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Must possess and maintain a valid California or Nevada driver’s license or capable of obtaining one within thirty-days (30) of employment.

  • Must be able to be insurable by the Tribe’s Driving Policy.

  • Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screen and background investigation.

  • Preference will be given to Qualified Native American Indians.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  • Works with a team to create individual work plans for program participants.

  • Oversees staff in creating and developing employment and on-the-job training opportunities for disadvantaged applicants.

  • Establishes relationships with employers regarding problems, complaints, and progress of recently placed disadvantaged applicants and recommends corrective action.

  • Develops tests to measure effectiveness of curriculum or services and to interpret pupil intellectual and social development and group and school progress.

  • Formulates recommendations and procedures for current and proposed units of instruction.

  • Develops in-service training program for career development staff.

  • Assists with questionnaire to evaluate training program as needed.

  • Formulates and designs procedures to determine if program objectives are being met.

  • Promotes, develops, and terminates on-the-job training program opportunities with employers and assists in writing contracts.

  • Informs business, labor, and public about training programs through various media.

  • Communicates with Executive Director on status of assignments, duties, projects and functions.

  • Prepares reports as needed.

  • Performs other duties as required.

Knowledge, Abilities, Skills, and Certifications
  • Knowledge of applicable federal, state, county, and local laws, regulations, and requirements.

  • Knowledge of records management procedures.

  • Knowledge of managerial and statistical analysis techniques and reporting procedures.

  • Knowledge of business English, proper spelling, grammar, punctuation, and basic arithmetic.

  • Knowledge of the general goals and purpose of the Washoe Native TANF program and the services to be provided.

  • Ability to travel regularly.

  • Ability to communicate effectively in the English, both verbally and in writing.

  • Ability to establish and maintain professional relationships with individuals of varying social and cultural backgrounds and with co-workers at all levels.

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.

  • Ability to work independently and meet strict time lines.

  • Ability to make solid decisions and exercise independent judgment.

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

  • Ability to prepare accurate, complete, and legible reports.

  • Ability to interpret applicable federal, state, county, and local laws, regulations, requirements, ordinances, and legislation.

  • Skill in operating business computers and office machines, including in a Windows environment, specifically Word, Excel, Access, and presentation software (such as PowerPoint).

  • Skill in training staff.

Physical Demands
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly is required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk. The employee occasionally is required to stand; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Work Environment
  • Work is generally performed in an office setting with a moderate noise level.