• Outreach and Admissions Counselor

    Posted: 11/15/2021

    MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

    • Ensure that the OA contractual goal is met during the appraisal period and ensures individual OA ratings are at or above 100% for the appraisal period
    • Ensures that a corrective action plan is in place to meet any and all measures that are below 100%.
    • Attends and actively participates in OMS meetings and ensures 100% overall according to the monthly OAOMS report card and actively participates in committees and provides support to center functions and activities.
    • Ensure that the Area Marketing Plan for each county is developed and maintained on the AMP spreadsheet and ensure that the One-Stop Centers have a plan for ensuring Job Corps presence, updated materials and that there is a plan for target recruitment (females, ELL, etc.).
    • Work closely with Business Community Liaison and Work-Based Learning Coordinator on outreach activities and center functions such as the CID and CRC
    • Must access, verify and document applicant eligibility in strict accordance with the PRH guidelines and ensure the support of all on-center measures in regard to OMS and is fully supporting Center’s OBS capacity and student employee retention.
    • Adhere to the PRH requirements and maintain integrity in all their work to meet the standards of the ROCA, COCA, and OIG.
    • Responsible to ensure that the S/E feel that they were provided with specific and accurate information regarding the Center prior to arrival and act as S/E mentor, ensuring that assigned S/E's are making progress and receive the necessary support to be successful in the program.
    • Maintain budget as described by the Administration/Finance Department
    SKILLS/COMPETENCIES: 
    • Sound working knowledge of outreach techniques
    • Demonstrated skills in identifying and evaluating the emotional needs of young adults
    • Ability to quickly learn Job Corps methodologies 
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Meticulous documentation/recording skills and attention to detail; excellent time management skills
    • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others in a wide variety of circumstances related to student services 
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
    • Strong analytical skills in interpreting data related to student programming
    • Computer literate with emphasis on Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. 
    EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:
    • Bachelor’s degree in human services, psychology, counseling, education, social science, communications, or closely related field; or
    • Associate’s degree in human services, psychology, counseling, education, social science, communications, or closely related field, and two years related experience.
    • Experience may include successful Job Corps outreach and admissions experience or successful outreach and admissions experience with other youth development programs
    EXPERIENCE:
    • 1-year experience in working with youth, sales, marketing, or counseling-related services
    OTHER:
    • Must possess a valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record. 
    ADA REQUIREMENTS: In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is possible that requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate disabled individuals. However, no accommodations will be made which may pose serious health or safety risks to the employee or others or which impose an undue hardship on the company. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The term "qualified individual with a disability" means an individual with a disability who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of the position.

    PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES:
    • Reading, writing, and communicating fluently in English
    • Hearing and speaking to express ideas and/or exchange information in person or over the telephone 
    • Seeing to read labels, posters, documents, PC screens, etc.
    • Sitting, standing, moving about, or walking for occasional or frequent periods of time
    • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard and other office equipment
    • Kneeling, bending at the waist, stooping, and reaching overhead
    • Retrieving and storing files and supplies; occasionally carrying and/or lifting light objects 
    WORKING CONDITIONS:
    • Campus and general office setting 
    • The indoor and outdoor environment 
    • May be required to work a flex schedule to include evenings and/or weekends
    • Exposure to possible confrontations with students

    BENEFITS:

    • 401K and Match
    • Competitive Pay
    • Paid Time Off
    • Employer-sponsored benefits

    Education and Training Resources/Northlands Job Corps is an equal opportunity employer of minorities and women.

    Status: Full time