Type: Full-Time
Category: Social Development & Counseling
Division: Job Corps
Location: Hartford Job Corps Center (Hartford, Connecticut)

Essential Functions:

  1. Responsible for the overall case management of students enrolled in the center’s ACT/OCT program.
  2. Conduct personal interview and other assessments to analyze and recommend referral services for each assigned students as needed; refer students to other program areas as appropriate and necessary.
  3. Assess the need for and recommend medical or psychiatric evaluation for emotional or psychological problems; document results and take remedial action as warranted.
  4. Manage the center’s college application process.
  5. Guides students through the college and FAFSA application process.
  6. Ensure potential college students participate in academic and center activities promoting and preparing them for college entry.
  7. Maintain college counseling file and documentation in accordance with MTC and DOL guidelines.
  8. Ensure college students duty status and CIS schedule are reflected accurately in CIS. Responsible for verifying, documenting and requesting personal and administrative leaves.
  9. Responsible for college recruitment activities. Meet with career preparation classes to review the program requirements and benefits.
  10. Develop, foster and maintain relationships with ACT institute officials. Responsible for the maintenance and creation of MOUs and Articulation agreements.
  11. Document student movement and performance throughout CDSS in case notes, PCDP and counseling folder.
  12. Works collaboratively with center staff to ensure student needs are being met. Documents services in CIS and counseling folder. Serve as the chair of student’s case management team.
  13. Conduct evaluations of student progress in CIS.
  14. Maintain student confidentiality in accordance to the Privacy Act of 1974.
  15. Conduct group counseling services as assigned.
  16. Participate in accountability meetings to develop and ensure retention strategies are implemented.
  17. Document AWOL retrieval efforts in case notes
  18. Participate in required staff training.
  19. Facilitate evaluation of center services for students and recommend modifications for improvement.
  20. Assess the need for and recommend medical or psychiatric evaluation for emotional or psychological problems; document results and take remedial action when warranted.
  21. Serve as chairperson of the student progress team and career management team.
  22. Conduct continuous interpretation and evaluation of progress in students specific development program; coordinate problem cases and point out areas in which guidance and development can be improved; maintain documentation and record.
  23. Provide continuous adjustment counseling on an individual and group basis.
  24. Provide direct aid to students with personal problems; i.e. sickness/injury/emergency leaves, etc.
  25. Review and audit all assigned areas regularly for contractual compliance.
  26. Support and promote the center’s zero tolerance policies
  27. Promote the development of career success standards by modeling appropriate behaviors, mentoring students where necessary and monitoring both positive and negative behaviors through interventions.
  28. Maintain accountability of students and property; adhere to safety practices.


It is expected that the incumbent shall perform other duties as assigned within his/her capabilities as determined by management.

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