Posted: Feb 18, 2021
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Veteran Specialist

EDSI - Staten Island, NY
Full-time
Salary: $60,000.00 Annually
Application Deadline: N/A
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Do you have a passion for making a difference in someone’s life? Are you looking for an opportunity to use your background and empathetic nature to work for a progressive, forward-thinking, and family-owned company where creativity is encouraged? Then the Veteran Specialist position is for you! We are seeking a dynamic, team-oriented, and caring individual to join our spirited team.

Scope of Position: Manage the overall process of recruitment and fulfillment of veterans for open positions. This includes working with the sales, partner, and recruitment teams to determine places to recruit, working with the hiring client to understand their needs, and screening potential candidates.

Essential Functions:

  • Implement recruiting processes and initiatives
  • Receive and review resumes of job applicants
  • Screen applicants for job openings
  • Attend job fairs, networking events, and information sessions
  • Develop contacts at various partner organizations
  • Communicate with the team regarding position openings
  • Make suggestions of improvement to the fulfillment/sales team
  • Communicate with Recruitment Manager and Senior Account Manager regarding all postings and openings
  • Obtain all resumes and customer information forms for all applicants
  • Build and coordinate a pipeline of qualified veteran (or veteran spouse) jobseekers through recruitment events, re-engagement of Individual Training Grant customers, Community Based Organization referrals, walk-in traffic, and direct advertising
  • Work with Recruitment Manager to plan, implement and track customized recruitment projects to meet the specific needs of each business customer
  • Assess jobseeker skills and job readiness
  • Reach weekly and quarterly goals
  • Track progress for weekly reports

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Proficient in Microsoft computer systems
  • At least five years of professional experience in recruiting, account management, or a related business relationship management capacity
  • Excellent communication, analytical and interpersonal skills
  • A veteran or veteran’s spouse with experience in or working knowledge of recruitment is preferred for the role, but not required