• Admissions Counselor (Erie County, NY)

    Job Locations US-NY-Buffalo
    Job ID
    2018-1262
    Category
    Academics
    Schedule Hours
    Hours 8:00am-5:00pm, M-F; other hours as needed
    Schedule Days
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
  • Overview

    Interested in making a difference in young adults’ lives between the ages of 16-24? If so we may have the perfect job for you.

     

    Job Corps is a government-funded, no-cost education and vocational training program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor that helps socioeconomically disadvantaged youth. We strive to fulfill this mission by following our Core Values of Safety, Individual Accountability, Respect, Integrity, Growth and Commitment.

     

    Come and surround yourself with talented and professional individuals who have also taken the next step of making a difference in someone’s life.

    You would not only have a great and dedicated team to work with, but you would also be eligible to take advantage of a comprehensive benefits plan which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k), legal, paid holidays, vacation, and sick time.

    Responsibilities

    The Admissions Counselor plans and implements a local outreach program to ensure a sufficient number of referrals for Job Corps participation. 

     

    • Implements a local outreach program to insure a sufficient number of referrals, within Penobscot, Piscataquis, and Hancock counties, which requires travel throughout the areas.

    • Conducts in-depth interviews with applicants.

    • Collects and records accurate data and signatures on all applicable forms.

    • Reviews and assesses all application materials and personal observations to make an informed judgment about applicant’s suitability for the program.

    • Approves or denies all applications to Job Corps with the exception of those needing medical or mental health review, behavior and applications for readmission.

    • Establishes rapport with applicants and provides ongoing support through the application process, pre-departure and updates and during center stay.

    • Update student information, such as addresses, etc.

    • Establishes and maintains positive partnerships with center staff to ensure that centers receive committed and informed applicants and that student’s receive quality services. 

    • Performs other duties as assigned. 

    Qualifications

    Location: Will recruit in Erie County.

     

    Minimum: 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, communications, or closely-related field and two years of related experience with successful outreach and admissions or other youth development programs.Model company Core Values.Ability to drive and travel.

     

    Preferred: Minimum requirements plus experience working with disadvantaged youth highly desirable.

     

    Knowledge Required: Knowledge of Job Corps or similar training program. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written. Excellent presentation skills. Must possess a valid State driver’s license. Ability to effectively relate to students. Excellent organizational skills. 

     

    All post offer candidates must complete and pass a background check and drug screen.

     

    CSD is a leader in workforce development operating Job Corps centers throughout the U.S. since 1964 and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action / Female / Minority / Disabled / Veteran Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, child-birth, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, disability, family care status, veteran status, marital status, military status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. CSD makes reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities to apply for employment. Contact Susan Evans at (888) 308-0338 to request a reasonable accommodation

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