Type: Full-Time
Category: Other
Division: Job Corps
Location: Wilmington Job Corps Center (Wilmington, Delaware)

Position Summary
Reports to the director of OA/CTS Project. Responsible for providing placement and support services for graduate students for 12 months after separation, conduct follow-up services for 12 months after initial placement has been approved and accurately document all services provided in the web based system, in compliance with government and management directives.

Essential Functions 

  • Maintain linkages with DOL, national, state, and local agencies and employers to provide career delivery services leading to long term employment.
  • Identify potential jobs, schools, military or other training program placements for terminating students.
  • Directly place students to meet DOL and center contract goals; verify and document all placements in compliance with the PRH; provide quarterly projections.
  • Monitor the employability development of students.
  • Coordinate and maintain communications with center pertaining to student placement.
  • Participate in center industry advisory council.
  • Participate in activities supporting north eastern region centers and regional office efforts as requested.
  • Participate in the development of new and revised policies and procedures affecting career development.
  • Prepare weekly reports of career transition activities; copy director, OA/CTS.
  • Assess support services needed for each student; initiate community referrals to obtain needed services.
  • Assist student with resume development, interviewing skills, and effective search strategies.
  • Establish work-based learning (WBL) sites in students' home communities; communicate with center business & community liaison (BCL).
  • Identify resources including housing, transportation, child care, health care, and other services to support students' transition from center; develop and maintains support service reference manual.
  • Support and promote zero tolerance policies.
  • participate in student employability programs and activities.
  • Promote the development of Career Success Standards by modeling appropriate behaviors, mentoring students when necessary and monitoring both positive and negative behaviors through interventions.
  • Maintain accountability of students and property; adhere to safety practices.

  • Bachelor's degree in human services, psychology, counseling, education, social science, business, communications, or closely related field; or Associate's degree and two years related experience required.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and computer proficiency also required.
  • Valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record.

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