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Career Systems Development Manager of Information Systems (MIS) Specialist in Ottumwa, Iowa


Interested in making a difference in young adults’ lives between the ages of 16-24? If so we may have the perfect job for you.

Job Corps is a government-funded, no-cost education and vocational training program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor that helps socioeconomically disadvantaged youth. We strive to fulfill this mission by following our Core Values of Safety, Individual Accountability, Respect, Integrity, Growth and Commitment.

Come and surround yourself with talented and professional individuals who have also taken the next step of making a difference in someone’s life.You would not only have a great and dedicated team to work with, but you may also be eligible to take advantage of a comprehensive benefits plan which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k), legal, paid holidays, vacation, and sick time.


TheManager of Information Systems (MIS) Specialistresponsible for the secure and effective operation of all computer systems, access controls, and enablement of students to apply basic information technology to the development of their academic and career technical skills, needed for employment and job retention.

  • Provides End User Orientation at New Hire/Enrollment to include but not limited to CDSS/DOL System Securities, Policies, Access & Software Applications.

  • Provides End User training during Professional Development.

  • Provides End User training at CTR to include but not limited to Job Hunting/Social Media.

  • Administration of CDSS Securities necessary to meet JCDC & QAPP guidelines, and to assure Segregation of Duties.

  • Ensures implementation, Warranty, and continued Maintenance of Computer Hardware, Telephones, Peripherals, and Networks.

  • Administration of Internal Applications necessary for operations: i.e., POC Admin, OPAC, CIS, Public facing web page, Dental Software, and Report Exec, etc.

  • Administration of Electronic property temporarily assigned to OTP/IHCC students and loaned equipment to staff.

  • Develop and maintain job aids, checklists and standards of work necessary for Center support and IS Protocol/Operations.

  • Maintains Physical Security Camera, ID Badge systems and Access Controls

  • Supports Center digital displays, cell phone plan, cable services and copier contracts.

  • Responsible to the JCDC as Point of Contact (POC) for all End User Technical Assistance needed from Center.

  • Responsible to the JCDC for Hardware and Software upgrades, to include Patches and Service Packs and Imaging.

  • Responsible to the JCDC for Enhancement requests and implementation of new initiatives, i.e., Efolder and eTAR.

  • Involvement with other duties: PNC/GGI (Force field), Student Pay Call, Community Meetings, Award Ceremonies, etc.

  • Participate in pilot programs offered by the JCDC and ongoing efforts to keep up to date on technology.

  • Backup support as needed for NCI.

  • Assist students with resume development, job search strategies, and utilize Labor Market Information (LMI) and other resources to develop placement support efforts tailored to meet the needs and qualifications of each individual student


Minimum: Associate of Arts degree in relevant field and one year of work-related experience and demonstrated knowledge/skills/abilities working with computers and software.

Preferred: Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems or relevant field and three years’ of work-related


All post offer candidates must complete and pass a background check and drug screen.

CSD is a leader in workforce development operating Job Corps centers throughout the U.S. since 1964 and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action / Female / Minority / Disabled / Veteran Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, child-birth, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, disability, family care status, veteran status, marital status, military status, sexual orientation, gender, or any other characteristic protected by law. CSD makes reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities to apply for employment. Contact Susan Bolter at (888) 308-0338 to request a reasonable accommodation.#C

Job LocationsUS-IA-Ottumwa

Job ID2020-3214