employment specialist resume example with 11+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary

Organized professional looking to further my career. Career interest include employment with an entity that will allow me to utilize past experiences to help improve company advancement. Successful in applying strong communication and problem resolution skills to any customer encounter. Offering keen attention to detail and strong decision making skills to manage multiple, concurrent tasks. Self-motivated work ethic with ability to perform effectively within independent or team environments. Focused on achieving goals, beating deadlines, and maintaining a pleasant work environment.

  • Operate and maintain all office equipment
  • Case management proficiency
  • Skilled in intake interviewing and assessment
  • Learning/behavior disability awareness
  • Life long learner
  • Schedule/time management
  • Data presentation/management
  • LMS
  • Adaptable
  • Organized
  • Proactive
  • Analytical
  • Microsoft Office Suite
Grand Canyon University Phoenix, AZ, Expected in 2016 Master of Arts : Special Education - GPA :
Rutgers, the State University Camden, NJ, Expected in 2013 Bachelor of Arts : Liberal Studies - GPA :
Work History
Help Usa - Employment Specialist
Ronkonkoma, NY, 05/2019 - Current
  • Evaluate customer's ability to participate in state mandated work-related activities;
  • Refer customers to vendors for completion of activities;
  • Assign individuals to appropriate phases of work experience and training programs;
  • Provide customer's with resources to prevent barriers to employment;
  • Maintain follow up with participants, instructors, and others furnishing services, to evaluate progress
  • Evaluate and impose sanctions, per state guidelines for failure to comply with activities;
  • Maintain essential records and files;
  • Provide customers with linkage to other pertinent services as needed
Yale University - Financial Support Brooker
New Haven, CT, 11/2018 - 05/2019
  • Identify, assess and respond to unique needs of individuals with special needs;
  • Understand, support and explain to others core tenants of self-directed services;
  • Effectively prioritize work and meet deadlines;
  • Recognize and maintain confidentiality of all materials within work setting;
  • Understand modern office methods and practices such as Microsoft Office Suite;
  • Establish and maintain positive working relationships with federal, state and county agencies;
  • Serve participants and authorized representatives with special needs, recognizing opportunities to use experience and specialized training to provide best practice and support;
  • Exercise decision making ability and judgment of participants needs and abilities;
  • Effectively communicate with colleagues, program participants and other stakeholders
  • Serviced 25 participants per week in Atlantic, Cumberland, Gloucester, and Ocean Counties
America Works Of New Jersey - Career Trainer/Ticket to Work Specialist
City, STATE, 06/2017 - 11/2018
  • Identify training needs by conducting intakes and assessing strengths and needs with tools provided by Social Security Administration;
  • Translate requirements into training that will groom clients for the next step of their career path;
  • Develop career and education plans based on individual needs;
  • Counseled clients one-on-one regarding the current situation, desires, aptitudes, education and employment history;
  • Maintained computerized case files and documented actions in compliance with Social Security Administration regulations;
  • Connected with business and recruiters to build relationships and increase employment opportunities for participants;
  • Community outreach, speaking engagements;
  • Complied with all rules and regulations of the program set by Social Security Administration;
  • Ensured knowledge, understanding, and implementation of all regulatory change;
  • Increased participation rate by 278% within the first year;
  • Increased participation employment rate by 416% within the first year;
  • Increased monthly financial goal by 80% on average
Atlantic City Board Of Education - Teacher Assistant
City, STATE, 09/2009 - 06/2017
  • Provide support to children with mathematics, reading and writing within individual, whole, or small group basis;
  • Developed activities and integrated technology to diversify instruction;
  • Implemented reading, writing, and math workshops to increase student literacy and supported school reading/math programs;
  • Offered constructive feedback to minors under care regarding specific actions, behaviors and words;
  • Organized grade records to increase reference speed;
  • Modified general education curriculum for special-needs students based upon various instructional techniques and technologies;
  • Collaborated with team for Individual Education Plan/Behavioral Service Plan development and implementation;
  • All Administrative duties

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Grand Canyon University
  • Rutgers, the State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Employment Specialist
  • Financial Support Brooker
  • Career Trainer/Ticket to Work Specialist
  • Teacher Assistant


  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts

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