Youth Guidance Officer
Division: Job Corps
Location: IndyPendence Job Corps Center (Indianapolis, Indiana)
- Provide overall supervision for student personnel through effective planning, staff scheduling and student participation in establishment of rules.
- Assist in the development and implementation of new and revised policies and procedures affecting student discipline, and coordinate with other departments for compliance with overall center objectives.
- Review and audit all assigned areas regularly for contractual compliance and effectiveness of delivery of services to students. Prepare related reports.
- Determine and administer disciplinary action for students who have violated rules and regulations; counsel students when their behavior on or off‑center is not appropriate.
- Coordinate and monitor review board and peer court functions and actions.
- Coordinate student discipline with other center staff and maintain documentation of records and reports on activities.
- Ensure the physical security of buildings and property by checking doors, windows, lights, electrical appliances, equipment, locks and emergency equipment. Maintain log of findings and corrective action taken.
- Perform administrative functions such as entering and maintaining daily logs, incident reports and conducting investigations as directed.
- Assure accountability (protocol) of student check-in and out (to and from center grounds).
- Conduct initial investigation of incidents and provide timely documentation of such.
- Assist in transporting ill or injured students and staff as required.
- Respond to fire alarms, take necessary steps to report fires, assist in suppressing fires and reset fire alarm equipment.
- Set up and check operation of intrusion alarm systems in buildings as required.
- Assist staff and law enforcement personnel in controlling disturbances. Conduct preliminary investigation of crimes.
Education and Experience Requirements:
Associate’s degree and two years related experience required. Directly related experience may be considered in lieu of formal education. Experience with youth, excellent written and verbal communications skills and computer proficiency required. Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record.