Wioa Advisor

State Of Georgia Lawrenceville , GA 30046

Posted 2 months ago

Employment Terms: This is a 40 hour, regular, benefited FLSA Non-exempt position in the Student Affairs Division that reports to Coordinator, Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Program.


  • Commensurate with education and experience.

Schedule: Monday

  • Thursday 8am

  • 5pm and Friday 8am

  • 4pm on campus at the Lawrenceville campus; may occasionally work at the Alpharetta-North Fulton campus

Minimum Qualifications (Job Code 11119):

Bachelor's degree AND two years related experience. Experience may substitute for a degree on a year-by- year basis

Preferred Qualifications:

Previous experience with the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act and/or Workforce Investment Act.

Job Description Summary:

Under general supervision, instructs students in skilled or basic vocational areas at a technical college. Advises students on career and employment options, program requirements and possible employment outcomes after services. Maintains and updates materials for customized recruitment and outreach. Advise program participants on program requirements, career and employment options. Assists with job placement and job retention services. Assists in grant proposal preparation. Assists in conducting and/or coordinating school activities and seminars. Conducts, prepares and interprets client assessment evaluations. Performs data entry for Virtual One Stop website and technical college data base. Establishes Individual Training Accounts and issues vouchers for approved training costs and support services.


Percentage of Time

1.Instructs clients in skilled or basic vocational areas. (Performed by all incumbents)

  • Presents subject matter to students using appropriate workforce development resources and materials in order to make students knowledgeable in the areas of career development and career pathways.

  • Plans and/or applies behavior management or modification techniques as appropriate to the assigned student population.

  • Prepares reports on the current status of students in the program indicating whether performance is aligned with performance indicators, program goals and progress schedule.

  • Reviews clients' records thoroughly and on a regular basis.

Conducts periodic interviews with participants to ensure that training is proceeding as planned and competencies are achieved


2.Provides job placement services to applicants on an ongoing basis, including developing a work search plan, job matching and referral services with follow-up to employer and applicant, providing on-going labor market information, performing job development. (Performed by all incumbents)

  • Accurately matches applicant qualifications with employer needs.

  • Contacts employers for referral and follow-up within specified time limits.

  • Gathers accurate and complete information in order to effectively provide service to clients.

  • Demonstrates to clients how to gather employment information from classified advertisements and the local Department of Labor office.


3.Assists in grant proposal preparation. (Performed by all incumbents)

  • Meets with supervisor to provide input on grant proposals.


4.Assists in conducting and/or coordinating school activities. Assists in planning and conducting seminars. (Performed by all incumbents)

  • Assists in conducting activities and planning seminars in a courteous and professional manner.

  • Independently enhances presentations given by using all available resources to provide the most current information and/or job search techniques.

  • Properly identifies and accomplishes objectives of the presentations/seminars.

  • Appropriately modifies presentations to reflect participant levels and backgrounds.

  • Makes appropriate referrals for and participates in job readiness workshops and seminars to include group instruction, individual conferences and guest speakers.


5.Conducts and prepares client assessment evaluations. (Performed by all incumbents)

  • Assesses client situation and determines appropriate services based on knowledge of established laws, policies and procedures.

  • Completes all required documents in an accurate and timely manner.

  • Properly identifies issues and discrepancies and follows appropriate procedures for their correction.

  • Accurately answers clients' questions in an appropriate and professional manner.

Maintains all client documentation in an organized and accurate manner


6.Performs data entry for VOS system and technical college data base. (Performed by all incumbents)

  • Accurately enters data for VOS website and technical college data base with few or no errors.

  • Enters data upon request and within established time frames.

  • Prepares finished reports derived from data entry and submits to appropriate personnel using established guidelines and within specified time frames.


7.Maintains knowledge of current trends and developments in the field by attending in-service training, workshops, seminars and conferences and by reading professional literature in the related vocational field. (Performed by all incumbents)

  • Attends internal and external educational programs and professional meetings that meet the requirements for continuing education in the assigned specialty area.

  • Reads professional literature and translates complex or technical information into a meaningful format that may be understood by others.

  • Attends and successfully completes the number of hours for continuing education training at the scheduled intervals.


8.Assist with the design and execution of special events, projects and activities as requested. (Performed by all incumbents)

  • Readily assists with special events, projects and activities.

  • Shares information with other departments regarding activities in a timely manner.

  • Organize and facilitate events in coordination with community partners.


9.Displays a high level of effort and commitment to performing work; operates effectively within the organizational structure; demonstrates trustworthiness and responsible behavior. (Performed by all incumbents)

  • Demonstrates eagerness to learn and assume responsibility; seeks out accepts increased responsibility; displays a "can do" approach to work.

  • Shows persistence and seeks alternatives when obstacles arise; seeks alternative solutions; does things before being asked or forced to by events.

  • Works within the system in a resourceful manner to accomplish reasonable work goals; shows flexibility in response to process change and adapts to and accommodates new methods and procedures.

  • Accepts direction and feedback from supervisors and follows through appropriately.

  • Works when scheduled; begins and ends work as expected; calls in according to policy when arriving late for work or when absent; observes provisions of Fair Labor Standards Act; observes policies on break and lunch periods; uses work time appropriately.


  1. Performs other duties as assigned in the fulfillment of the needs, philosophy, and purpose of Gwinnett Technical College.


Physical Demands:


(N)Never, (O)Occasionally or (C)Constantly

Requires operation, access, or control of financial resources.


Requires having a P-Card.


Driving is a responsibility of this position.


This position will have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care.


This position will have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications).


This position is a stationary position, often standing or sitting for prolonged periods with or without reasonable accommodation.


This position requires moving about to accomplish tasks or moving from one worksite to another with or without reasonable accommodation.


This position requires the ability to adjust or move objects up to 15 pounds in all directions with or without reasonable accommodation.


This position requires the ability to repeat motions that may include the wrists, hands and/or fingers with or without reasonable accommodation.


This position requires the ability to operate machinery and/or power tools with or without reasonable accommodation.


Operating motor vehicles or heavy equipment with or without reasonable accommodation.


Noisy environments.


Medium work that includes moving objects up to 50 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation.


Light work that includes moving objects up to 20 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation.


Heavy work that includes moving objects up to 100 pounds or more with or without reasonable accommodation.


Work in outdoor elements such as precipitation and wind.


Assessing the accuracy, neatness and thoroughness of the work assigned.


The Technical College System of Georgia and its constituent Technical Colleges do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, sex, religion, disability, age, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, disabled veteran, veteran of the Vietnam Era, spouse of military member or citizenship status (except in those special circumstances permitted or mandated by law). This nondiscrimination policy encompasses the operation of all technical college-administered programs, programs financed by the federal government including any Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Title I financed programs, educational programs and activities, including admissions, scholarships and loans, student life, and athletics. It also encompasses the recruitment and employment of personnel and contracting for goods and services.

The Technical College System and Technical Colleges shall promote the realization of equal opportunity through a positive continuing program of specific practices designed to ensure the full realization of equal opportunity. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Lisa Richardson, Title IX and Section 504 Coordinator, 5150 Sugarloaf Parkway, Building 100, Room 323B, Lawrenceville, GA 30043, 678-226-6691, LRichardson@GwinnettTech.edu

A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university *and

  • Two (2) years of related work experience Note: Experience may substitute for the degree on a year-for-year basis.

Additional Information

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  • Requisition ID: EDU04DO

  • Number of Openings: 1

  • Advertised Salary: Not to exceed $43,860/yr

  • Shift: Day Job

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