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Job Summary: Responsible for providing students with individual career transition services, and work-based learning opportunities, in compliance with DOL, Job Corps and center polices and procedures.
- Develop a career transition plan for assigned students and monitor the progress of assigned students.
- Assist assigned students with individual career selection and assess student workplace readiness; provide labor market information on geographic areas of interest.
- Responsible for assisting, planning and conducting community relations programs designed to create and maintain favorable public relations for the Center and its students.
- Provides support for enhancing student employability, ensuring continued participation in the Job Corps program and the administration of MyPACE Career Plan.
- Becomes active in the employment community (employers, labor unions, apprenticeship programs, military recruiters, advanced training programs, community colleges, etc.) to further the Center's WBL and placement goals.
- Maintain ongoing communications with work based learning providers, schedule periodic visits to work-sites and evaluate work-sites.
- Assists in establishing WBL and HB-WBL sites, transportation and related services.
- Monitor work-based learning sites regularly for quality training and effectiveness of delivery of services to students. Secure employer evaluations. Document monitoring visits and safety evaluation of work sites.
- Conducts WBL site safety inspections prior to assigning students to a WBL location.
- Identify potential jobs, schools, military or other training program career development for separating graduates.
- Coordinate and maintain communication with other departments pertaining to student career transition.
- Conduct job development and establish linkages with state contractors as well as employers to assist with job placement activities.
- Participate on student evaluation panels; prepare required documentation and evaluations using CIS, as well as other systems of documentation.
- Enter case notes into the CIS system as required and in accordance with established timelines.
- Document and record work-based learning assignments and progress in center information system (CIS).
- Mentors, monitors and models the Career Success Standards.
- Adheres to required property controls policies and procedures.
- Maintains good housekeeping in all areas and complies with safety practices.
- Complies with all DOL guidelines, OFCCP regulations, Job Corps notices and bulletins, and Center policies and procedures.
- Participates in PRH mandated staff training.
- Performs other duties as assigned within the individuals’ scope and capabilities.
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 specifically Internet, Email, Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook; ability to work evening hours and periodic weekends; ability to travel periodically.
Education: Associate Degree required. Direct experience may be considered in lieu of education requirements.
Experience: Two-years related experience working with youth.
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 sit, stand and walk; to reach with hands and arms and talk and listen. The employee is occasionally required to sit; to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; to taste and to smell. The employee must be able to occasionally lift and /or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision capabilities required by this job includes 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. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is occasionally exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The noise level can vary from moderate to loud.
This job description is not intended to 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 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.