Summary Job Goal: Responsible for creating training opportunities, assisting eligible AVCP region clients to access training opportunities, and tracking their progress.
Performance Responsibilities: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
•Processes training requests and applications from the TWD Navigators, including registration for the training as needed.
•Identifies the appropriate funding sources and eligibility requirements for each client’s training and related expenses.
•Works with clients directly to obtain any necessary additional information, and with the training institution directly to obtain necessary verification.
•Processes information in both Microix and Ritetrack following set accounting procedures, andtracks invoices and payments, including travel requests.
•Responsible for managing the Yuut Elitnaurviat contracts.
•Tracks budget and spending for trainings and related expenses.
•Provides Case Management support for students in the AVCP region who are pursuing training programs.
•Works closely with the Workforce & Benefits Navigator and Senior Workforce & Benefits Specialist to coordinate village-based trainings.
•Works closely with Yuut Elitnaurviat to recruit and identify students for Yuut related programs.
•Coordinates virtual trainings for clients to participate in from our Job Centers
•Is knowledgeable on in-region projects, state-wide training programs, and employment opportunities for clients to pursue.
•At the direction of the TWD Manager, establishes partnerships with local, regional, and state entities for Workforce Development initiatives.
•At the direction of the TWD Manager, is responsible for managing, designing, developing, coordinating, and conducting training programs for the Workforce Development Division.
•Maintains accurate individual case files for students and clients, according to AVCP program standards; assures they are kept up to date and in accordance to information requirements of program policies and regulations.
•Tracks results from training opportunities provided including employment results.
•Follows all standard policies and procedures as outlined by the AVCP TWD Program.
•Maintain strict client confidentiality.
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must have strong written, verbal and analytical skills. Fluency in Yup’ik and English strongly preferred. Ability to communicate positively to individual clients and community agencies providing or requesting education, training or supportive services.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE: High school diploma or equivalent. One to two years of relevant experience preferred with case management type responsibilities and familiarity with Indian education programs. Good people skills and proven capability of offering counseling and guidance to individual clients in regards to education/academic and employment goals. Must be able to multi-task and be a self-starter, working independently and creatively while adhering to state and federal regulations. Familiarity with statewide/regional governments and non-profit organizations. Required computer skills.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: none
This position is a Grade 5 and has a Salary Range of: $48,981 – $73,471
Job Posting Expiration Date: March 31, 2023
We hope to have this position filled by date listed above, if no qualified applicant is hired, we may advertise an additional 30 days.