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Current Job Openings at JVS

 

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It is our goal to provide and support a work culture that encourages diversity, facilitates understanding of perceptions, and builds a cohesive work environment. We are fully committed to providing opportunities for professional employee growth within the Agency through ongoing recruitment strategies, educational opportunities, skill identification and enhancement, opportunities for promotional advancement, skill utilization regarding program and service development and ongoing evaluation of services and policies. see more

JVS provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify Margaret Chapin, HR Specialist at 617-399-3236 mchapin@jvs-boston.org, or Lee Ann Bennett, HR Director at 617-399-3121 lbennett@jvs-boston.org. TTY number is 617-451-1496. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

We appreciate your interest in working for Jewish Vocational Service. Available positions are listed below.


 

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Executive Assistant

Director of Career Center Operations

Anticipated Opening ESOL Instructor - Part-time

 

Executive Assistant

 

o    Do you handle all situations with professional capacity and diplomacy?
o    Do you enjoy interacting with all levels of an organization?
o    Do you want to be part of an organization that values the diversity of its clients and staff?

 

Jewish Vocational Service seeks an Executive Assistant as the administrative face of the Executive and Administration offices, performing administrative duties requiring initiative, independence and confidentiality for the CEO, COO and Administration team.

 

Provide administrative support to the Chief Executive Officer and the Chief Operating officer, including but not limited to: maintaining CEO’s schedule; arranging travel including booking hotels and rental cars; completing conference registrations; arranging meetings and appointments; editing and preparing reports and correspondence; effectively triages phone calls and accurately records and forwards all phone messages; serves as contact person for senior staff.  Assist CEO and Chief Development Officer in maintaining Board relations.  Manage meeting logistics, take and distribute Board and Executive Committee meeting minutes, maintain accurate records of meetings, develop and maintain an annual calendar of Board and Board Committee meetings, events, and subsequent communication, effectively coordinate communications between staff and the Board, coordinate Board committee meeting scheduling, and oversee mailings. 

 

MINIMIUM QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:  

 
o    Highly proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint);
o    Outstanding organizational skills with exceptional attention to detail;
o    Previous similar administrative experience;
o    Confident self-starter; ability to prioritize, juggle multiple assignments and follow-through;
o    Ability to troubleshoot and implement systems that contribute to an efficient working environment;
o    Willingness to work under pressure and with short notice deadlines;
o    Strong interpersonal and  written and verbal communication skills;
o    Ability to work effectively with peers, Board of directors, senior staff, volunteers, and public;
o    Ability to take ownership of a process; to use problem solving skills to resolve issues;
o    Ability to manage confidential information


   
EDUCATION REQUIRED:  
BA/BS or equivalent experience.

 

JVS CULTURE:  JVS is strongly committed to diversity and a workplace environment that respects, appreciates and values employee differences and similarities.  By providing and supporting a work culture that fosters and builds upon diversity and its strengths, JVS will better serve our local communities and continue to provide quality services.

 

APPLICATION:  Please send cover letter and resume to resumes@jvs-boston.org.  Please indicate in your cover letter the resource where you saw this listing.  People with disabilities, women, veterans, people of color, Hispanic/Latino/Latina and LGBTQ candidates are encouraged to apply.

 

Director of Career Center Operations

 

 

As a member of JVS’ management team, The Director of Career Center Operations is active in the management, compliance, and operating functions at the One Stop Career Center to ensure that high quality, breakthrough workforce development and labor exchange services are provided to Boston employers and job seekers, and to ensure that all performance goals and objectives as outlined by the One Stop Charter and State and Federal regulations are achieved.  As a member of JVS management team, develop long-range plans and strategies to ensure the agency’s continued success in fulfilling its mission and achieving short- and long-term goals and objectives.  Working closely with the Vice President of Career Services, the Director of Career Center Operations will provide direct supervision to JVS Career Solution staff and functional (dotted line) supervision to state staff working within JVS Career Solution.

 

MINIMUM QUALFICATIONS AND EXPEREINCE REQUIRED:


o   8 years of related work experience in workforce development, compliance, or employment services
o   3 years of program management and supervisory experience
o   Proven financial management skills
o   Proven program development and management skills
o   Demonstrated presentation skills
o   Demonstrated technical database skills
o   Experience in grant and proposal writing
o   Experience in review and creation of budgets
o   High proficiency in Micro Soft Office Suite
o   Strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
o   Ability to work as part of a team; experience in team facilitation preferred
o   Ability to work in a multicultural environment

 

EDUCATION REQUIRED:  BA/BS in Human Service, Education, Marketing, Business or equivalent.

 

JVS CULTURE:  JVS is strongly committed to diversity and a workplace environment that respects, appreciates and values employee differences and similarities.  By providing and supporting a work culture that fosters and builds upon diversity and its strengths, JVS will better serve our local communities and continue to provide quality services.

 

APPLICATION:  Please send cover letter and resume to resumes@jvs-boston.org.  Please indicate in your cover letter the resource where you saw this listing.  People with disabilities, women, veterans, people of color, Hispanic/Latino/Latina and LGBTQ candidates are encouraged to apply.




Anticipated Opening ESOL INSTRUCTOR - Part-time



Jewish Vocational Service seeks an experienced ESOL Instructor to develop and deliver customized ESOL courses designed to raise the level of English fluency as it relates to participants' work and professional development. Assists students in obtaining the language skills needed to perform successfully in the workplace. Creates and delivers contextualized instruction designed to ensure that participants have the most relevant language and communication skills needed in the workplace, as identified by both the employer and the participants. Develops and modifies contextualized curriculum and daily lesson plans for courses, delivers classes to participants, evaluates the academic progress of individual students on a scheduled basis, tracks outcomes, creates documents for submission to their Supervisor, funders or evaluators, and attends strategic meetings with the PCL Incumbent Division team.

 

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

 

o 2-5 years of ESOL teaching experience with adults;

o Interpersonal, communication and organizational skills;

o Strong written and oral communication skills;

o Presentation and facilitation skills;

o Strong Microsoft Office Suite skills;

o Ability to deal tactfully and effectively with a diverse group of clients at all levels of the organization;

o Knowledge of adult learning theory;

o Ability to work as part of a team as well as independently.

 

EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree in Education or related field required.

 

SPECIAL WORK CONDITIONS: This is 6-12 hours per week. Hours and schedule yet to be determined. Access to reliable transportation.

 

APPLICATION: If interested and qualified, please forward your cover letter and resume to resumes@jvs-boston.org. Please indicate in your cover letter the source where this ad appeared. People with disabilities, people of color, Hispanic/Latino/Latina and LGBTQ candidates are encouraged to apply.

 

 
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