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Manager, Residential Living

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Location: Morganfield, KY
Job ID: 49396
Facility: Job Corps

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Up to $1000 SIGN-ON BONUS

At the Earle C. Clements Job Corps Academy in Morganfield, Kentucky we provide at-risk students with the tools they need to be successful at no cost to them or their families.

Our team members enjoy:

  • Competitive wages
  • Affordable health, dental and prescription drug insurance
  • Paid vacation time, paid sick time, 11 paid holidays,
  • A chance to make a difference every day! 

Essential Duties:

  • Plan, coordinate and manage the administrative and programmatic activities of the department.
  • Provide staff training, evaluate staff performance and recommend and implement departmental changes as approved by the director of career success and coordinated with the director, human resources prior to implementation.
  • Assist the director of career success in the preparation of the departmental budget; monitor and control
  • Review and recommend changes to budget authorizations.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of new and revised policies and procedures affecting residential living.
  • Review and audit all assigned areas regularly for contractual compliance and effectiveness of delivery of services to students. Prepare related reports.
  • Establish, implement and supervise control procedures to maximize student living standard; coordinate student participation.
  • Implement and maintain collaborative communication with counseling services staff, other center staff, and outside community resources to facilitate student progress and performance.
  • Schedule group sessions and ensure adherence to program requirements/record keeping.
  • Manage student dorm government and coordinate student clothing trips.
  • Develop and monitor shift schedules for 24-hour, 7 day/week dormitory coverage; control documentation and maintenance of records.
  • Inspect dormitory areas regularly; ensure facility maintenance is done when needed.
  • Provide support and guidance to staff in dealing with student behavior and resolving individual or group issues.
  • Monitor and assist with the student accountability system as it relates to residential living, including daily attendance reported to the student records office.
  • Conduct residential living activities which promote improved center performance statistics, particularly
  • retention factors.
  • Have a basic understanding of the MYPACE program and its role in a student's transition plan.
  • Review individual student's MYPACE plan as needed to provide support/guidance as appropriate.
  • Provide support as needed with goals/activities as identified on one of the four MYPACE Pathway Achievement Record (PAR).
  • Maintain a safe and clean work area that models high standards for a work environment.
  • Provide positive, quality customer services to students, staff and other center customers.
  • Participate in student employability programs and activities.
  • Support, promote, and enforce the Job Corps' Zero Tolerance Policy.
  • Promote the development of Career Success Standards by modeling appropriate behaviors, mentoring students where necessary and monitoring both positive and negative behaviors through interventions.
  • Maintain accountability of students and property; adhere to safety practices.
  • Cultivate and maintain a climate on center which is free of harassment, intimidation and disrespect to provide a safe place for staff and students to work and learn.


  • Post-secondary degree
  • Two years experience working with youth, and two years supervisory experience.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and computer proficiency required.
  • Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record. 

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