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Posted on: October 26, 2023

Job Opening: Career Development Specialist

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The Mid-Region Council of Governments (MRCOG) /  Workforce Connection of Central New Mexico (WCCNM) seeks a Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Adult / Dislocated Worker Career Development Specialist to work as part of an interdisciplinary team.


The WIOA Adult / Dislocated Worker Career Development Specialist shall be a highly motivated individual committed to community-based socioeconomic development, with a background in case management, work force development, and knowledge of local needs and trends in workforce development. Possesses the ability to establish linkages with employers, screen and assess participants, refer and place participants into training and employment. Implements policies set forth by the WCCNM and MRCOG Board of Directors while implementing the goals set forth to the Central Area Local Workforce Development Board.


Must have excellent written and oral communication skills, and a high level of accuracy and attention to detail. Preferred qualifications include: bachelor’s degree in business, Social Services, or related field from a recognized 4-year college or university and 2 years of experience in similar position or equivalent combination of education and experience. Preference will be provided to applicants that possess experience and knowledge related to the WIOA Adult / Dislocated Worker Program.

Positions will be in the counties of: Bernalillo or Valencia.

How to Apply

Employment pending a successful background check, a valid New Mexico driver’s license and no more than one (1) moving violation in the past year. All new employees are hired subject to a one-year probationary status.

Submit resume to:

Mail/Drop off: 
ATTN: Personnel
809 Copper Avenue NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102



Posting will remain open until filled. For best consideration, please apply by Friday, November 10, 2023.

The Mid-Region Council of Governments is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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