OVERVIEW: The Central Ohio Workforce Investment Corporation (COWIC) is a non-profit workforce development and career center charged with meeting employment needs for job seekers and businesses in Columbus Franklin County.
COWIC is seeking a Licensed Social Worker (LSW) with experience in workforce guidance. The ideal individual will be responsible for assisting COWIC clients with career planning, coaching individuals on career decision making processes, assessing employment and/or training needs, addressing any barriers to employment and referring on for job interviews with high- growth employers.
EDUCATION: Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Career Counseling, Education/Guidance Counseling, Human Resources, or Human Services from an accredited college or university. Master’s Degree preferred.
QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in workforce development, job development, career counseling/coaching, human resources recruiting, human services case management, guidance counseling, or related fields; Licensed Social Worker with experience in teaching and practicing essential work readiness skills, such as interviewing, resume writing, work ethics, teamwork, communication, social media, etc.; Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with different constituencies, clients, staff; Demonstrated commitment to cultural diversity and the ability to work with individuals of diverse populations; Experience working with restored citizens a plus; Excellent communication skills; Demonstrated ability to collect and interpret client information and data; Familiar with entering data in to computer tracking systems; Record and file maintenance; Ability to use Microsoft Office Suite; Positive and outstanding customer service skills is a must. This position requires reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license.
TO APPLY: Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, three professional references and salary requirements to [email protected]. EOE/AA (Please place CP on the subject line).