Retention Specialist

  • Job Tracking ID: 85434-293507
  • Job Location: Newark, NJ
  • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
  • Level of Education: High School/GED
  • Job Type: Part-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: September 12, 2019
  • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
  • Starting Date: ASAP

Job Description:

Retention Specialist (PT)

New Community Career & Technical Institute

New Community Corporation

New Community Corporation in Newark, New Jersey is one of the largest and most comprehensive community development agencies in the country; New Community’s success rests on its comprehensive approach to community development. It is active in housing, health care, education, job training, childcare and economic development.

New Community Career & Technical Institute provides high quality training and employment services to its participants in an environment that is conducive to learning.

The Retention Specialist serves as a liaison between NCTI graduates and their employers to ensure a positive employment experience.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Establishes positive relationships with employers by maintaining regular communication by phone or in person
  • Meets with NCTI graduates and/or program participants to assess progress and potential challenges
  • Assists employer with troubleshooting work-related challenges with NCTI graduates
  • Completes all required reports and documentation
  • Reports to NCCTI ‘s Chief Administrative Officer/School Director

Experience and Skills:

  • High School Diploma required, Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • A minimum of 1 year of experience in job development and/or follow up services
  • Ability to work independently
  • Good verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Valid NJ Driver’s license