Career Transition Instructor
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Location: Edinburgh, IN
Job ID: 46571
Facility: Job Corps
What you will be doing
This is an exempt position that reports to the Career Development Manager. You will be responsible for providing career transition instruction to students in accordance with approved curricula. Provide students with basic direction, in compliance with government and management directives.
- 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.
- Participate in job development committee assessments.
- Provide referral or post separation services as needed.
- Review and audit all assigned areas regularly for contractual compliance and effectiveness of delivery of services to students. Prepare related reports.
- 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.
- Maintain a safe and clean work area that models high standards for a work environment.
- Maintain program linkages with DOL, national, state and local agencies to provide career development services.
- Monitor and document job placement follow-up on terminated students.
- Identify potential jobs, schools, military or other training program career development for separating graduates.
- Compile required data from respective areas in order to prepare student’s resume and placement documents for submission to regional office, career transition services agencies and/or other training programs.
- Coordinate and maintain communication with other departments pertaining to student career transition.
- Maintain in-department knowledge and understanding of CIS reports that impact placement.
- Conduct job development and establish linkages throughout the regions with state contractors as well as employers to assist with job placement activities.
- Assist in the development of the center’s career development plan.
- Analyze student records to determine accomplishments, attendance, job ethics, personal appearance, graduation requirements and employability advantages.
- Provide CTS manager with weekly updates of trainees that have obtained employment.
- Create a calendar of employers, staffing agencies to speak to the students regarding employment opportunities and key career readiness skills.
- Conduct classroom management duties before lessons and job search activities.
- Ensure students understand the CTR class expectations.
- Must participate on projection and department meetings.
- Report significant activities/complete MTC reports.
- Create welcome packets for new students, update bulletin board with student/employer information.
- Schedule bi-monthly trips to career one stop.
- Maintain energy level up through class participation and lively discussion and problem solving of relevant topics related to the curriculum and the goal for students of finding employment and living independently once they complete job corps. Minimize “downtime” in the classroom.
- Motivate students to active learners and engage in classroom activities that reinforce the CTR job readiness curriculum and attainment of employment before leaving job corps.
- Research, presentations, teamwork and ongoing readiness discussions.
- Monitor and track jobs students are applying to on a weekly basis to meet department goals.
- Meet MTC direct placement goal of 50%.
Education and Experience Requirements:
Associate’s degree and two year’s related experience. Directly related experience may be considered in lieu of formal education requirements. Experience with youth, excellent written and verbal communications skills, and computer proficiency required. Valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record.
What is Job Corps?
Job Corps is a federally-funded comprehensive program that provides essential academic and career skills training to eligible students designed to prepare them for success in every aspect of their lives. Atterbury Job Corps is located in Edinburgh, IN whereas IndyPendence is located in Indianapolis, IN. Both centers are managed by Management & Training Corporation (MTC), a privately held company that successfully operates Job Corps, Corrections, Medical and Economic/Social Development contracts.
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