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This position is limited to candidates with a Federal Work-Study award. To verify you have a Federal Work-Study award, please go to your Account -Student Center- Financials- Financial Aid Summary. If you have an award, it will be listed with the rest of your financial aid (loans, grants, scholarships, etc.). You may also email the Office of Student Financial Services at to inquire about eligibility.

General Purpose of Position:
 The Burmese American Community Institute (BACI) is a dynamic, forward-looking, and growing non-profit organization. We seek well-qualified and solutions-oriented candidates to join the Employment and Microenterprise Development Program (EMED). This position will directly support an effective implementation of the program and delivery of direct services to the community members served. Primary position functions include coordination, planning and organizing job fairs, individualized job application assistance, and case management. Other functions may include documentation, working with and supporting start-up businesses, and assisting with other EMED program functions. 

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:
 • Coordinates, organizes, and promotes job fairs in partnerships with employers and other service providers.
   • Provides direct individualized employment services to community members.
   • May provide participants assistance with establishing relationships in the local business community, the general community, and churches.
   • Assists individual clients with finding competitive and sustained employment.
   • Provides individualized follow-up support to assist clients in maintaining employment. Provides frequent in-person supports during the first month of a new job and at least monthly after working steadily if desired by clients.
   • Assists individual clients in learning how their benefits will be affected by earned income. For example, refers clients for benefits planning to learn about work incentives offered by the Social Security Administration. After employment is achieved, assists with an individualized plan for reporting earnings to the Social Security Administration or other sources of benefits.
   • Helps clients think about long-term employment goals, work history, strengths, personal culture (as defined by each person), justice involvement, and other factors that relate to a current vocational goal. Completes career profile for each new client with information from the client and other sources. Updates the profile with each new job and educational experience.
   • Holds regular case management sessions with each participant to determine his/her needs relative to his/her employment or business goals.
   • Documents program activities i.e. event log, case files in a timely manner.
   • Accepts tasks and projects as assigned.
   • Attends staff and partners meetings.
   • Participates in program evaluation.
 • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
   • Excellent organizational and time-management skills.
   • Detail oriented, able to multitask.
   • Self-motivated, able to work in a team and independently.
   • Enthusiasm for BACI’s mission and vision.
   • Cooperative, friendly, and helpful attitude with clients and co-workers. Ability to work closely with other employees to ensure positive, constructive environment within the Employment and Microenterprise Development team and throughout the Institute.
   • Demonstrate high level of professionalism and personal integrity.
   • Flexibility and availability, including willingness to travel and work some weekends.
   • International experience desirable – high degree of cultural sensitivity and competence required.
   • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and growth-oriented environment, while maintaining a sense of humor and a positive, solution-oriented approach.
   • Willing to learn.
   • Pass the Background Check.

IUPUI Profiles of Learning for Undergraduate Success Gained:
Communicator The ability to evaluate information, be an active listener, build relationships, and convey ideas effectively.
   Community Contributor The ability to show respect and engage with own and other cultural backgrounds, behave ethically and protect confidential/sensitive information at all times, and help to build a community between the faculty and students.