• OWF Regional Coordinator

    ID 2018-3813
    Job Location US-CO-Fort Carson
    Company : Name Linked
    OWF Fort Carson
    Work Day
    Monday - Friday, Other
    Work day - Other
    Evening/weekends hours may occur
    Work Shift
    1 First shift
    Type
    Full-Time
    Customer Security Check (Current or Obtain/Maintain)
    Public Trust; adjudicated NACLC
    Skills/Competency Check
    Driver's License
  • Overview

    Function as the Regional Coordinator (RC) to facilitate the regular placement of Wounded, Ill, or Injured (WII) Service members (SMs) into internships with participating federal agencies and provide WII SMs educational options and employment opportunities at the location and in areas of interest.

    Responsibilities

    • Align with OSD (P&R) in implementing regional and local practices. Adhere to program management protocols received from HQ Program Manager
    • Maintain program operations regionally and locally
    • Maintain and support strategic partnerships at the regional and local levels
    • Find and develop internship and employment opportunities, including increased access to career placement assistance.  Identify career opportunities with employing organizations to determine qualifications and requirements.
    • Find and develop opportunities for internships, education and training, including assistance in identifying and completing academic or vocational education
    • Conduct outreach to regional and local Veterans Affairs, Federal Government, the private sector and educational institutions, ensuring a foundation for seamless WII SM transition
    • Initiate, develop, and sustain relationships demonstrating community involvement
    • Support Military Services in the Region in their efforts to assist their WII SMs
    • Develop and sustain relationships demonstrating community engagement
    • Work with WII SMs to identify needs, support requirements, career interests, and education/training requirements
    • Collaborate with the employing institution to facilitate communications and candidate screening for WII SMs
    • Develop individualized development plans for WII SMs and identify training and certification opportunities to fill gaps in skills
    • Assist the Military Services to ensure the WII SM has an advocate and mentor through the end-to-end employment process
    • Capture and submit performance standards and metrics, to include reporting templates and processes; respond to contract performance work statement requirements     

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in business, human resources, recruiting, or a related field
    • Experience working with WII SMs
    • Knowledge of veteran employment training programs and policies
    • Knowledge of family dynamics, local community resources, and federal and state laws pertaining to persons with disabilities
    • Communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
    • Organizational skills with attention to detail and follow-through
    • Ability to lead within a complex system involving individuals with diverse levels of experience, skills and abilities
    • Ability to develop and implement a program with limited direct supervision, as well as function within a geographically dispersed team environment
    • Ability to travel locally, regionally, and nationally as required
    • Current valid Driver's License

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Military background and/or experience supporting the military 

    Physical Requirements

    Light work - Frequently exerting up to 20 pounds of force possibly using arm and/or leg control. Work is still primarily sedentary work with occasional walking and standing.

    Essential Requirements

    Driving, Sitting, Standing, Walking

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