OA/CTS Counselor

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

Bachelor’s degree in human services, psychology, counseling, education, social science,

communications, or closely related field from an accredited school; or Associate’s degree in human

services, psychology, counseling, education, social science, communications, or closely related field

from an accredited school and two years’ related experience in youth programs. Must possess a

valid in-State Driver’s License and meet Company insurability requirements.

MANAGEMENT & SUPERVISION

May supervise assigned students performing intern duties.

RESPONSIBILITIES

o Follows all integrity guidelines and procedures and ensures no manipulation of student data.

o Ensures Center meets or exceeds DOL/Company performance goals.

o Conducts comprehensive screening procedures to determine applicants’ eligibility for the Job

Corps Program.

o Secures and evaluates applicants’ behavioral, medical and educational records.

o Denies applicant enrollment and refers applicants to other educational resources.

o Conducts thorough assessment activities and career counseling during the admissions process.

o Serves as a Center Liaison to facilitate a seamless enrollment process and early student

retention.

o Works closely with community agencies, employment services, high schools, trade and technical

schools and other agencies to inform prospective applicants about the Job Corps program.

o Develops partnerships with community agencies and local businesses to develop and maintain

referral linkages for prospective enrollments and post training placement opportunities.

o Conducts Academy campus tours, pre-arrival visits and Parent meetings.

o Establishes supportive/mentoring relationships with students during the Career Transition

Phase.

o Provides personalized career counseling and evaluates student performance.

o Establishes supportive/mentoring relationships with students during the Career Transition

Phase.

o Oversees, develops, monitors, and updates student transition plans to ensure successful

outcome.

o Produces quality work/assignments in a thorough, timely and accurate manner.

o Maintains appropriate personal attendance, accountability and work productivity standards.

o Plans, prioritizes and organizes assignments to meet established goals and deadlines.

o Understands and applies job knowledge to effectively complete all required job responsibilities.

Proactively maintains the skills required to perform job duties.

o Mentors, Monitors and Models College and Career Readiness Skills.

o Provides high-quality supervision and management for the student population. Supports and

reinforces positive community culture.

o Provides quality programs and services for individualized student needs. Pursues Center

improvements, enhancements and promotes innovation.

o Exchanges ideas and information, both orally and in writing, in a clear and concise manner and

contributes meaningfully to group efforts by offering relevant ideas and knowledge. Provides

quality and timely information to DOL/Company when requested.

o Effectively articulates thoughts and ideas. Identifies problems, analyzes causes and evaluates

appropriate solutions prior to taking or recommending actions. Follows up to ensure

prompt/appropriate action is taken and that problems are in fact corrected.

o Works in partnership with staff from all Departments to ensure effective supervision and

services are provided to students.

o Accepts direction and supervision from the Center Director or designee to include assignments

to temporarily perform job responsibilities of other departments and positions.

o Other duties as assigned.



Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Posted
01/06/2022
Type
Full time
Location
Philadelphia, PA 19145, US
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