Reg Career Development Coordinator – Academy

Reg Career Development Coordinator – Academy

Job category: Human Resources

Job Type: Full Time

Kenner, Louisiana

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Job Description:

HBI is seeking a Regional Career Development Coordinator. The coordinator:

  • Coordinates activities and cooperation between HBI program partners, off-site community-based organizations, project construction contractors and their subcontractors, and others.
  • Fosters a positive working relationship with and between funders, program partners, and other personnel.
  • Serves as HBI’s liaison and spokesperson to program partners.
  • Assists instructors with identifying community service project opportunities that enhance the learning experience of the students.
  • Provides employability skills training to participants, contacts prospective employers, and develops job opportunities for graduates.
  • Works closely with WTE team members in fulfilling placement and follow-up needs of programs as applicable with documentation.
  • Regularly communicates with the National Placement Manager and peers in other regions for job development and placement opportunities for students relocating to other areas.
  • Places students in employment as required by contractual guidelines.
  • Conducts periodic follow-ups on students’ progress after the initial job placement.
  • Develops job/career placement opportunities for all PACT Graduates.
  • Places PACT graduates in full-time employment with industry-related focus.
  • Develops contacts, facilitates classroom visits, and disseminates information to builders, contractors, and related businesses.
  • Observes training classes and assist instructors when needed to include curriculum and program design, becoming acquainted with participants, assisting instructors or participants with problems.
  • Implements and participates in outreach and recruitment strategies.
  • Plans, supervises, and participates in group orientations and small group interviews, introducing prospective students to the program.
  • Approves and submits statistical reports, as required, to Operations Manager.
  • Supervises employment follow-up for program graduates.
  • Assists instructors with distribution and inventory of tools, materials, and equipment to students.
  • Collaborates with NPM and other RCDCs Nationwide to connect the most opportunities available to all HBI Academy Graduates
  • Recruits screens and selects the most appropriate students for the program to ensure contractual obligations are satisfied.
  • Maintains accurate and current program files.
  • Ensures compliance with contractual requirements.
  • Ensures compliance with applicable HBI quality standards.
  • Represents HBI at conferences, functions, and meetings with an eye towards program development.
  • Depending on program or funder requirements, may need to complete Protective Action Response training, an extensive criminal background screening, and/or a workplace productivity assessment.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Operations Manager or designee.


  • Bachelor’s degree in human services or a related field, or an equivalent combination of training, skills, and experience
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in career development, counseling, and/or project/program management
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with a wide variety of individuals including government, industry, trade associations, labor organizations, journey and master-level craftspeople, managers, and instructors
  • Budget oversight and development experience preferred
  • Proficiency in MS Office required
  • Knowledge of construction trades preferred
  • Work and/or involvement with job placement for hard-to-serve individuals preferred.
  • Ability to coach and mentor students is needed.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills

HBI offers a competitive salary and benefits program.

HBI is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected characteristic as established by federal, state, or local law.

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