Career Readiness Specialist Job Posting

Just-A-Start Corp (Just-A-Start Corp)

Job Description

Just-A-Start is a community development corporation dedicated to promoting equity by creating access to stable housing and building pathways to economic opportunity. We build and preserve affordable housing, offer education and workforce training, and provide housing resources and services to low-to moderate-income people in Cambridge and nearby communities. 

We are looking for an energetic, creative, and mission-oriented professional to join our Workforce Development team.  The Career Readiness Specialist is responsible for developing and implementing career readiness initiatives that support our Biomedical and Information Technology Career programs. The Career Readiness Specialist will design and facilitate career readiness curriculum within our programs and create and maintain partnerships with employers that result in increased employer engagement and job opportunities for students.

●      Bachelor’s Degree preferred
●      A minimum of 2 years of teaching experience 
●      Experience working with diverse, adult populations
●      Workforce development experience preferred
●      Knowledge of the Biotechnology or Information Technology (IT) industry preferred

In addition to a competitive salary, JAS offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical insurance, dental insurance, short term disability insurance, long term disability insurance, life insurance, transportation benefits, 20 PTO days in the first year, 13 paid holidays, volunteer time off, employee assistance program and a 401k savings plan with a 3% employer contribution. 

JAS strongly believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunity, and does not permit unlawful discrimination against its employees or applicants because of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, citizenship status, veteran status or military obligations or any other legally protected characteristics under applicable state or federal laws. We strongly believe that diversity of employees at all levels makes us a stronger agency that can make a more meaningful contribution to our communities, and we strive to succeed in this regard.