Posted in Education 30+ days ago.
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Location: Dallas, Texas
The National Veterans’ Training Institute (NVTI), provides training on behalf of the US Department of Labor, Veterans’ Employment and Training Services (DOL VETS). The purpose of this initiative is to responsibly meet the employment, training, and job security needs of Americans who have served in uniform, those transitioning from military service, and their spouses.
NVTI Instructors deliver training courses in classroom, eLearning and virtual classroom formats. Classroom training can occur throughout the United States and travel is required. Skill and experience with eLearning course delivery is highly desirable.
NVTI Instructors deliver training to diverse adult audiences and must be highly experienced and skilled in adult learning techniques. Instructors must present the highest of professional standards in their course delivery presentation.
NVTI Instructors must have significant experience working in a workforce development environment. Experience providing services directly to job seekers, specifically Veterans and Employers seeking to employ Veterans, is highly desirable. Experience working in an American Job Center (AJC) is most preferable.
Expert knowledge of the specific regulatory environment and practical application of US Department of Labor employment programs in the American Job Center network is required. Primarily knowledge of the Jobs for Veterans State Grants (JVSG) is required, but additional experience with other programs, such as Wagner-Peyser Act Grants, being very useful. Instructors must maintain current knowledge on all changes to the relevant laws and regulations covered in the courses. Experience in reading, comprehending and applying legal and regulatory information in your profession is essential.
Experience and/or direct knowledge of the specific challenges faced by Veterans seeking employment and the needs of employers seeking to employ Veterans is required. Instructors who are Veterans themselves have been very successful in this role.
All Management Concepts Instructors are expected to be skilled in the course content, instructional techniques, and application of adult learning theory. We require that you present the information as designed in an objective and unbiased manner. At the same time, your expertise adds value to the prepared material by allowing you to offer relevant illustrations and experiences that support learning objective attainment.
Duties & Responsibilities
Present multi-day courses to groups of up to 30 students
Apply principles of adult learning in course presentations
Facilitate a positive, safe learning experience and encourage participant engagement
Facilitate specific testing procedures for courses
Provide timely, actionable, and accurate feedback on course materials
Keep apprised of relevant knowledge/skills affecting the content area(s) assigned
Participation in instructor course preparation meetings and information sessions
Course Content May Include:
Operations of an American Job Center (AJC) including details of the roles and responsibilities of each staff member
Provisions of veteran-related legislation and regulations including but not limited to Title 38 of the United States Code, Veterans’ Program Letters (VPLs), relevant TEGLs/TENs issued by ETA, WIOA priority of service, VEOA, USERRA and other associated legislation, regulations, and policy
Strategies for effectively developing working relationships with veterans, in particularly those with significant barriers to employment (SBEs)
Effective communication techniques to interact with veterans and employers
Contents of an Individual Employment Plan (IEP)
The training, skills, and tools needed to assist veterans with finding and keeping meaningful employment
Methods to serve as employer liaisons for job-seeking Veterans including conducting outreach activities
Details of investigation and compliance monitoring
Federal oversight and management of grants and federal financial oversight topics
Investigative and interviewing techniques
Navigation of workforce development systems
Issues and barriers affecting job attainment for veterans, transitioning service members, and their spouses
Employment barriers unique to female, homeless and justice involved Veterans
Benefits provided to Veterans
Access to a network of domain and learning professionals
Timely news and updates within your career field from peers and headquarters staff
Up-to-date course materials
Opportunities to contribute and collaborate on course development
Knowledge-sharing with diverse audiences in multiple locations and modalities
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