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Admissions Counselor/CTS Specialist

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Location: New Haven, CT
Job ID: 55748
Facility: New Haven Job Corps Center

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Pay: $21.63 per hour 
 
Work with a purpose! Begin a career as part of our evening studies team, utilizing your skills and abilities to change the life of a Job Corps student resident. 

Position name: Career Transition Specialist & Admission Counselor

Facility name: New Haven Job Corps 

Location: New Haven, CT

Benefit package includes: 

  • Health/dental/vision
  • 401(k) with company match  
  • Paid time off 
  • Paid holidays 
  • Professional development assistance 
  • Career advancement opportunities 

Job responsibilities:  Responsible for determining graduate and former enrollee qualifications for placement, conducting placement activities and follow-up. As a admission counselor the responsibility includes conducting direct recruitment activities, and interfacing with other outreach contractors for student enrollment in compliance with government and management directives. 

Essential Functions: 

  1. Maintain linkages with DOL, national, state and local agencies and employees to provide placement services. 
  2. Identify potential jobs, schools, military or other training program placements for separating graduates and former enrollees and conduct job development activities; maintain placement follow-up on separated graduates. 
  3. Directly place graduates and former enrollees to meet DOL contractual placement goals; verify and document all placements according to requirements. 
  4. Complete all required documentation in CTS and in individual folders for assigned graduates until their service period ends. 
  5. Prepare placement reports and assist in the development of the contract’s placement plan. 
  6. Coordinate with center staff to provide placement information to students. 
  7. Participate in industry advisory councils, community relations councils as assigned. 
  8. As requested, conduct career support activities in support of centers and regional office efforts. 
  9. Participate in the development of new and revised policies and procedures affecting placement activities. 
  10. Conduct direct recruitment activities, including public speaking, develop linkage with referral resources such as human services agencies, recreation centers, youth organizations and churches; participate in center tours and contact potential enrollees. 
  11. Interview interested candidates and obtained required information on each one, ensure all documents required to support eligibility are obtained, properly completed, and included in applicant's folder. 
  12. Arrange for reception of candidates upon acceptance into program. 
  13. Follow up on student progress, e.g., length of stay and separation. 

Education and Experience Requirements: 

Bachelor’s degree in human services, psychology, counseling, education, social science, business communications or closely related field; or associate degree and 2 years related experience. 

Experience may include successful outreach and admissions experience or successful outreach and admissions experience with other youth programs. 

A valid driver license with an acceptable driving record. 

Why: Make a positive impact in your community by doing meaningful work that results in a rewarding career. 

 

Management & Training Corporation (MTC) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disabled status, veteran status, genetic information, national origin, or any other category protected by federal law. MTC participates in E-Verify. We strive to provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, including disabled veterans, in our job application and hiring process. If you are interested in employment opportunities with Management & Training Corporation and need assistance, please contact our staffing department through [email protected] or 801-693-2600. 

 

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