Advanced Career Training Coordinator
Category: Social Development & Counseling
Division: Job Corps
Location: Hartford Job Corps Center (Hartford, Connecticut)
- Responsible for the overall case management of students enrolled in the center’s ACT/OCT program.
- 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.
- Assess the need for and recommend medical or psychiatric evaluation for emotional or psychological problems; document results and take remedial action as warranted.
- Manage the center’s college application process.
- Guides students through the college and FAFSA application process.
- Ensure potential college students participate in academic and center activities promoting and preparing them for college entry.
- Maintain college counseling file and documentation in accordance with MTC and DOL guidelines.
- Ensure college students duty status and CIS schedule are reflected accurately in CIS. Responsible for verifying, documenting and requesting personal and administrative leaves.
- Responsible for college recruitment activities. Meet with career preparation classes to review the program requirements and benefits.
- Develop, foster and maintain relationships with ACT institute officials. Responsible for the maintenance and creation of MOUs and Articulation agreements.
- Document student movement and performance throughout CDSS in case notes, PCDP and counseling folder.
- 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.
- Conduct evaluations of student progress in CIS.
- Maintain student confidentiality in accordance to the Privacy Act of 1974.
- Conduct group counseling services as assigned.
- Participate in accountability meetings to develop and ensure retention strategies are implemented.
- Document AWOL retrieval efforts in case notes
- Participate in required staff training.
- Facilitate evaluation of center services for students and recommend modifications for improvement.
- Assess the need for and recommend medical or psychiatric evaluation for emotional or psychological problems; document results and take remedial action when warranted.
- Serve as chairperson of the student progress team and career management team.
- 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.
- Provide continuous adjustment counseling on an individual and group basis.
- Provide direct aid to students with personal problems; i.e. sickness/injury/emergency leaves, etc.
- Review and audit all assigned areas regularly for contractual compliance.
- Support and promote the center’s zero tolerance policies
- 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.
It is expected that the incumbent shall perform other duties as assigned within his/her capabilities as determined by management.