Career Services Manager

NCJW/Essex | Livingston, NJ, United States

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Posted Date 6/12/2024

Career Services Manager

Supervisor – Director of the Center for Women

The Career Services Manager coordinates with the Linda and Rudy Slucker NCJW/Essex Center for Women (“CFW”) Case Manager to provide a continuum of services for CFW clients, including Displaced Homemakers.


Duties and Responsibilities:

Client Support

  • Assist CFW clients who are in need of job training or placement
  • Create a client-driven Career goals/plan of action with each client
  • Provide client assistance with analyzing career skills, resume writing, interview skills, job search skills and more to support client’s career goals
  • Create and invite CFW clients to networking events
  • Co-Facilitate job development groups
  • Communicate relevant career opportunities to clients


Program Administration

  • Identify, maintain, and publicize job search leads, educational opportunities, job trainings, career development opportunities, and placement opportunities
  • Develop and maintain employer email listings
  • Identify community resources that offer job trainings and job opportunities
  • Utilize professional career search engines and other internet resources
  • Coordinate with employers and employment agencies to generate employment opportunities
  • Maintain database on client statistics, such as job placement and training, employer statistics, client progress reports, program participation, etc.
  • Create CFW computer class schedules, set curriculum, recruit instructors, host classes, administer and distribute licenses and record attendance
  • Build awareness of NCJW/Essex and the CFW programs and services in the community
  • Attend events and represent NCJW/Essex as requested by supervisor



  • Provide staff support for NCJW/Essex members as appropriate
  • Follow all NCJW/Essex policy and procedures
  • Professionally represent NCJW/Essex in the community
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Strong commitment to and passion for the mission of NCJW/Essex
  • 4-year degree required and master’s degree in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work or related field preferred; however, relevant work experience such as a Recruiter, HR Generalist, Career Coach, Employment Agency Career Counselor, College Career Counselor or other will be considered
  • High level of emotional intelligence and interpersonal skills
  • Strong working knowledge of job search strategies
  • Experience facilitating discussions in a public forum
  • Experience facilitating workshops and seminars
  • Experience working with and cultivating volunteers
  • Computer/internet proficiency
  • Experience working with a CRM-type database, experience with Salesforce a plus
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills, including flexibility to handle multiple tasks
  • Strong problem-solving skills and analytical ability
  • Energetic, creative and self-motivated
  • Experience working for or with nonprofits desired


Salary and Benefits:
This position is part-time at 24 hours/week and can be flexible to a qualified candidate’s schedule.  The starting wage is $28-$30 per hour.  NCJW/Essex offers vacation, sick leave, personal days, paid holidays, a flexible spending account and 403B retirement plan to eligible employees. 

To Apply:

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume via Indeed after completing the skills tests.  Electronic submissions only, and please, no phone calls.  NCJW/Essex is an equal opportunity employer.  


About NCJW/Essex:

NCJW/Essex a grassroots organization of volunteers and advocates who turn progressive ideals into action. Inspired by Jewish values, NCJW strives for social justice by improving the quality of life for women, children, and families and by safeguarding individual rights and freedoms.

Founded in 1912, the Essex County Section is one of the largest in the country, populated with members who advocate and give of their time, talents and treasure to create a world that demands and supports social and economic justice for all.  Our offices are located in Livingston, New Jersey. 

NCJW/Essex is part of a national network of affiliates across the country that make up NCJW.  Collectively, there are nearly 210,000 members, supporters, and grassroots advocates. Our national headquarters, NCJW Inc., is located in Washington, D.C. 

Our mission and our Jewish values provide a strong foundation for all that we do as NCJW/Essex.  We are an engaged and passionate group that always gets things done in the community, on issues and for each other. 

Several signature programs serve as the tentpoles for our organization:  the Back 2 School Store which empowers thousands of Essex County children to achieve their academic potential; the Linda and Rudy Slucker NCJW/Essex Center for Women which provides counseling and other support for women entering or re-entering the workforce; and our Advocacy programs that focus on issues like reproductive rights, gun violence prevention and others critical to the health and safety of women, children and families.  

We offer many ways to be involved and make an impact ranging from hands-on volunteer opportunities that directly support local agencies and organizations to digging deep into issues and chairing an event or program to exercising your leadership skills through service on our Section Board, and much more.  

Above all, NCJW/Essex is a place where you can expand your circle of friends and develop lifelong, meaningful relationships.   NCJW/Essex has a proud history, an active present and an exciting future.  

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Salary28.00 - 30.00 Hour
Part Time, Contract, & Seasonal
Case Worker | Community Outreach | Human Services
Organization Type
Women's Organization
Retirement Plans | FSA | Paid Holidays | Paid Vacation | Parental Leave | Sick Days
Job Location
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