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Internship Coordinator

Company: Larimer County
Location: Fort Collins
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

We have extended the closing date for this position to 6/2/2021. If you have already submitted an application, there is no need to reapply.

Larimer County Economic and Workforce Development (LCEWD) carefully recruits staff to build on our existing culture of collaboration, respect, inclusiveness, and innovation. We are a department passionate about serving people, businesses, and our community. We believe in having purpose and balance in life and support employee flexibility.

We value the journey and recognize skills can be demonstrated through a variety of professional and personal experiences. We value all types of diversity including race, family status, educational background, ability, sexual orientation, ethnicity, gender expression, and age.

This position supports Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) participants and workforce programs such as the Career Transition & Training Team - Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Adult and Dislocated Workers through internship services and wrap-around job search supports focusing on program participants with varying socio-economic backgrounds, skills, education, and interests while creating and maintaining business partnerships with employers that host interns.

All application components, including a completed Larimer County Employment Application, Resume, and Cover Letter must be submitted by the closing date listed.

Responsibilities

Specifically, this position:

* Performs employer and business outreach marketing/development. * Facilitates relationship building between clients and businesses hosting interns. * Conducts case management including employment counseling, career development and connecting clients to community resources. * Performs data entry and record keeping using routine software and business application including, but not limited to, word processing, spreadsheets, presentation software, and databases. * Listens intently and effectively as clients provide information and respond in a professional, productive, and appropriate ways to convey a caring, insightful, professional manner. * Requires clear and concise communication both verbally and in writing. * Develops, recommends, and, where appropriate, implements creative service strategies for clients to best meet client needs.

To view the full job description, visit https://www.larimer.org/hr/careers/job-descriptions.

The ideal candidate will:

* Have experience in employer and business outreach marketing/development. * Have experience working with varied people in need (laid off workers, people with barriers etc.) * Have the ability to be flexible and adapt to continuous change. * Have experience in employment counseling and career exploration. * Be data and technology oriented. * Pay attention to details and have experience in writing, data, and record keeping. * Have empathy and conflict resolution skills. * Be able to work independently and within teams. * Have the ability to provide high-quality services in a fast-paced, data-driven environment, and possess exceptional organizational skills, and accurately meet deadlines. * Have the ability to provide services in an online virtual setting while developing meaningful relationships within this environment. * Have strong communication and relationship building skills. * Bilingual candidates English/Spanish encouraged to apply.

Qualifications

All candidates will be screened for the following required minimum qualifications. Any candidate who does not meet all of the qualifications listed as required will be eliminated from the process.

* One (1) year of experience in a directly related field working with adults or youth in a human services setting, particularly in an employment-related services or in the performance of similar duties and responsibilities is required. * Equivalent to a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Sociology, Psychology, Public Administration or a related field required.

Benefits

For all temporary positions, sick leave and our Employee Assistance Program are available and other benefits may be available.

Larimer County offers the following for all Regular/Limited Term positions:

* Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits. * Flexible Spending Accounts / Health Savings Account * Short and Long Term Disability. * Employee Assistance Program * Basic Life/Accidental Death & Dismemberment * Accident Insurance * Critical Illness Insurance * Retirement Plan 401(a) with employer match. * 457(b) Deferred Compensation. * Paid time off including vacation, sick and holidays.

To view information on Larimer County's Benefits, visit https://www.larimer.org/hr/benefits.

Supplemental Information

This position is limited term. Individuals hired into limited term positions are eligible for County benefits, however, the position is limited in duration dependent upon available funding, business need or signed contract or agreement.

An offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and background check. As marijuana is an illegal substance under federal law, testing positive for marijuana (medical or otherwise) or any other substance for which the county tests, will result in the contingent offer of employment being revoked. Successful completion of the drug screen is defined as obtaining a negative result.

All application components, including a completed Larimer County Employment Application, Resume, and Cover Letter must be submitted by 11:59 PM MT on the closing date listed.

Larimer County is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and prohibits discrimination and harassment in all employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity or expression, and sexual orientation), national origin, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, military status, or any other characteristic protected by law or regulation.

Keywords: Larimer County, Fort Collins , Internship Coordinator, Other , Fort Collins, Colorado

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