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Business Consultant Manager

Company: Minnesota Diversified Industries
Location: Minneapolis
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

DescriptionBe part of something bigger! Together, we'll make a difference in the lives of individuals and communities by developing and expanding opportunities for all individuals, creating a supportive environment where personal and professional growth is nurtured. Join our team and be part of a socially responsible organization that believes in your potential. Apply today and unlock your talents in an inclusive workplace that values your contributions and is dedicated to empowering you to succeed.
We are dedicated to your success and offer a comprehensive range of employee benefits, including a generous paid time off policy, tuition reimbursement, and a competitive benefits package as follows:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance (Employer paid Basic Life)
  • Short Term Disability Insurance (Employer paid)
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • 403(b) with employer match

    Essential Functions:
    * Works with the Unified Work team to advance MDI's vison of employment for all people with disabilities;
    * Creates visibility and increase awareness of Unified Work and business consulting;
    * Develops and secures new opportunities between qualified applicants and employers, and conducts necessary follow-up with businesses and intern/s;
    * Collects and utilizes data using a CRM system for employer information and collects information related to internships and jobs including job requirements, skills, and performance;
    * May assist interns with resume development, interview preparation, and arranges for interviews;
    * Fosters and builds relationships with employers and monitors participant performance on the job, and counsels interns when opportunities for development occur or when job performance is not satisfactory;
    * Monitors trends and variances with the pilot and recommends modifications;
    * Develops and facilitates trainings, workshops, presentations and meetings with businesses and interns/job candidates;
    * Establishes strong employer relations, work opportunities, and partnerships with related service agencies;
    * Provides comprehensive evaluation of employment and training needs;
    * Provides reports as requested to other members of the organization;
    * Provides counseling for participants with employment or educational barriers. May make appropriate referrals to related services.
    * May facilitate group processes including workshops, orientations, and job clubs;
    * Ensures nondiscrimination and equity in the delivery of services;
    * Interacts and coordinates services with other state and local agencies and programs;
    * Cultivate employer outreach, establishing effective relations;
    * Ensures compliance with grant terms, conditions and requirements when required;
    * Engages and collaborates with contractors, outside partners and community organizations to align and coordinate services and resources;
    * Other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications and Requirements:
    * Knowledge of workforce development programs, services, techniques and performance
    Knowledge of various types of disabilities and how to successfully support a person with a disability to seek, secure and retain a job
    * Experience developing and managing contracts
    * Experience coordinating and managing projects. Proven ability to effectively accomplish goals and deliverables and meet deadlines
    * Experience collaborating and maintaining relationships with external partners
    * Strong verbal and written communication skills
    * Initiative to create and develop new processes, procedures and policies when required for MDI or business partners
    * Highly organized with ability to multitask
    * Able to maintain high levels of confidentiality, credibility and professionalism
    * Ability to understand, interpret and follow federal, state and local policies and regulations
    * Ability to work and collaborate with diverse populations
    * Ability to provide guidance and training to a wide variety of audiences TITLE: Workforce
    * Proven ability to apply analytical skills and pay close attention to detail
    * Ability to identify, assess and resolve issues in a timely manner
    * Excellent customer service skills. Ability to respond to requests and manage difficult situations
    * Proven skills and experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
    * Satisfactory completion of a criminal background check and clean driving record
    * Satisfactory completion of a drug screening test
    * Verified eligibility for employment in the United States

    Environment and Physical Demands:
    * A traditional work week (M-F) with MDI core hours. Work during non-traditional hours periodically required.
    * Works in a typical office setting which includes;
    o Continuously sit, use of computer monitor, mouse, and keyboard, standard telephone, hearing and talking.
    o Occasionally lift, reach, rotate hands, stoop, kneel, or crouch.
    * Basic vision is required
    * Some travel within the state, limited outside of state.

    Supervisory Responsibilities:
    * None, however, may provide direction, establish priorities, assign tasks and coordinate work projects and the work of other team members.

    The list of essential job functions and qualifications contained in this job description is not exhaustive and may be supplemented as necessary. Tasks are to be completed with or without reasonable accommodations.

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Minnesota Diversified Industries, Brooklyn Park , Business Consultant Manager, Executive , Minneapolis, Minnesota

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