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Posted: 12/05/2021

Description

Job Summary: Responsible for a paraprofessional level of student support and performance duties necessary for an orderly operation of the dormitory program. Responsible for the supervision of students to ensure a safe and secure environment.

Duties:

  • Ensures orderly, clean-living conditions by scheduling and supervising clean ups and submitting repair requests.
  • Provides supervision for the cafeteria, laundry, special activities (on and off Center) and other areas of the program as scheduled or assigned.
  • Identifies and assists students in handling special problems and conducts dormitory meetings.
  • Maintains communication with students’ counselors, instructors, and with other staff members.
  • Attends staff in-service training sessions and other training or meetings as directed.
  • Establishes a close working relationship with students, dealing justly and impartially regardless of their ability, achievement or background.
  • Initiates and directs dormitory programs, utilizing Center services and activities to benefit students.
  • Motivates and directs students while setting example of proper dress and behavior.
  • Follows all non-health standing orders.
  • Transports students to various activities and events.
  • Maintains an environment wherein students and staff feel safe and secure.
  • Maintains logbooks as directed and authorized.
  • Participates in intramural programs.
  • Ensures students meet their evening schedule.
  • Provides support for safety and security on center.
  • Ensures that buildings are secure and clean at all times.
  • Conducts periodic checks and maintains order and discipline in his/her assigned dorm.
  • Maintains log of activities taking place during the shift.
  • Works towards meeting performance management goals.
  • Follows the CDSS/CSS/BMS plans and procedures daily.
  • Complies with all DOL guidelines, OFCCP regulations, Job Corps notices and bulletins and Center policies and procedures.
  • Models’ appropriate employability skills for dress, language and work habits.
  • Adheres to required property controls policies and procedures.
  • Maintains good housekeeping in all areas and complies with safety practices.
  • Helps students become more employable through continuous reinforcement.
  • Participates in PRH mandated staff training.
  • Performs other duties as assigned within the individual’s scope and capabilities
Requirements

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Above average public speaking skills and experience in same; above average verbal and written skills; above average problem solving and conflict resolution skills; computer literacy. Must be able to work any shift and day of the week.

Experience: Minimum two years working with youth or related experience and/or training.

Education: High school diploma or equivalent is required. Associate Degree in a human service field such as Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, Counseling, or related and fields is preferred.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Valid State Driver’s License.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger and handle and to talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, and taste and smell. The employee must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision capabilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and peripheral vision.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level is usually moderate.

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Therefore, the employee may be requested to perform other reasonable related duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor and other management as required. The company reserves the right to revise or change job duties as business requirements dictate. It is mutually agreed that the job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment. It is also understood that the company reserves the right to change work schedules as required, including overtime.

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