Workforce Recruitment and Placement Coordinato

Position Information

Position Title

Workforce Recruitment/Placement Coordinator


Workforce Partnerships

Position Category


About CCRI

The Community College of Rhode Island is the state’s only public comprehensive associate degree-granting institution. We provide affordable open access to higher education at locations throughout the state. Our primary mission is to offer recent high school graduates and returning adults the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for intellectual, professional and personal growth through an array of academic, career and lifelong learning programs.

At CCRI, we are committed to building an inclusive and diverse campus community. We strive to hire and retain culturally competent faculty and staff members who reflect the demographics of our state and our increasingly diverse student population.

We believe that our diversity is our strength. We celebrate, support and thrive on the diverse experiences, backgrounds, and perspectives that are represented across our four campuses.

We are OneCCRI, working together to prepare learners to achieve their highest potential.

To learn about what employees value at CCRI and what it means to work here, please read about our Guiding Principles and watch videos of our employees doing what they do best:

Job Summary

The Division of Workforce Partnerships is looking for a Workforce Recruitment and Placement Coordinator to assist in program recruitment prior to the start of classes and job placement efforts after program completion.

The coordinator will assist in employer engagement that will help strengthen and deepen employer relationships to ensure successful outcomes of assigned workforce programming.

The coordinator will work side-by-side with career services and partnership developers to ensure that programs are properly filled and students are receiving a high-quality career seeking assistance that will help jump-start the student’s career within the area of study they graduate from.

This role is in response to employer demand and can include day, evening and/or weekend hours. The coordinator will be flexible and nimble to assist with employer projects, and the schedule may vary slightly week-to-week to accommodate employer and college needs.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Identify, interview and select candidates to participate in workforce programming.
  • Maintain candidate relationships throughout the student acceptance process and ensure all proper paperwork is complete.
  • Document the status of each student lead and track communication with candidate.
  • Fill trainings with cohorts of students at the direction of Directors of Workforce Partnerships.
  • Meet and Exceed goals set for recruitment and placement
  • Visit program classroom periodically to ensure students are supported.
  • Identify student needs during the program and provide resources to ensure positive student outcomes.
  • Assist with employer engagement to gauge employer need and create job leads for graduating students.
  • Maintain a list of open positions relevant to program training and facilitate the placement of students before and after program completion.
  • Assist in finding program-related job leads for participant placement.
  • Connect job seeking students with employment opportunities that relate to their completed program.
  • Complete and maintain documentation that is required to show proof of employment to program funders.
  • Engage CCRI Career Services staff to assist with candidate resume drafts, interview preparation and job placement as needed.
  • Assist with other staffing projects as assigned to enhance CCRIs ability to offer high-quality training programs.
  • Attend recruiting/hiring events as assigned to promote program and to create more program exposure to potential students
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum Requirements
  • High School Diploma or Equivalency.
  • Highly proficient in the use of technology, including Microsoft Office Suite applications (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint).
  • Strong commitment to CCRI’s students and mission.
  • Ability to make administrative and procedural decisions and judgments on sensitive, confidential issues.
  • Outstanding communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills required.
  • Work collaboratively with students and colleagues.
  • Associates Degree or above.
  • Experience working with a diverse student population in a professional, work-study or graduate assistant capacity.
  • Experience with recruitment and/or placement of students/job-seekers.
  • 2+ years’ experience working in an institute of higher education.
  • Experience utilizing online survey software.
  • Knowledge of labor-market data and how to find available job postings.
Reports To

Director of Industry Partnerships

Campus Location

All Campuses



Shift, Days, and Additional Work Schedule Information

To be determined

Work Schedule



Salary/Hourly Rate

To be determined

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Licenses, Tools and Equipment

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Position End Date (if temporary or grant)

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies


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Application Close Date (includes the grace period)

Open Until Filled


Special Instructions to Applicants

Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until all positions are filled.

To apply for this position, complete CCRI’s online application, and attach a cover letter and resume. Please include information of three references within the application.

If you need assistance with the online application process, please contact Human Resources at 401-825-2311. TTY : 401-825-2313.

EEO Statement

CCRI is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.

We recognize that diversity and inclusivity are essential to creating a dynamic, positive and high-performing educational and work environment. We welcome applicants who can contribute to the College’s commitment to excellence created by diversity and inclusivity.

CCRI prohibits discrimination, including harassment and retaliation, on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, gender, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or status as a protected veteran. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination shall be referred to the College’s Title IX Coordinator at:

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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Do you have a high school diploma or equivalency?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * In order to improve CCRI's advertising strategy, please let us know where you FIRST learned of this job opportunity. Please be specific when using website or publication names (example: LinkedIN, HigherEdjobs, Chronicle, personal referral, etc.).

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents

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