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Career Preparation Specialist

Company: Career Systems Development Corporation
Location: Bronx
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Description:Job Summary: Responsible for supporting students in the Career Preparation Period per Policies and Requirements Handbook (PRH) Chapter 2 issued by Department of Labor, including oversight of the center Student Orientation Program and the MyPACE online program that trainees use to develop their career pathway plans.Duties/Responsibilities:Develops and implements a Program based on Job Corps needs that supports the Career Development Services System (CDSS).Develops and implements based on Job Corps needs that supports the CDSS.Researches and develops curriculum to assist the center teams with positive retention rates, students' ability to learn basic informational technology and job search skills.Assesses employment barriers and identifies potential transitional services that students may need for successful job placement and job retention.Ensures students receive instruction addressing basic living skills.Assists in the development of lesson plans for Career Preparation.Ensures students' e-PARs and plans are initiated. Attends required and additional staff training.Ensures students receive information and assistance in the following areas:Employability skillsInformation technologyAcademic and vocational trainingSupport servicesCommunity resourcesPlacement servicesResume writing Requirements:Qualifications: Minimum: Associates degree in human services or a closely related field and current driver license.Preferred: Bachelor's degree or four years related professional work experience. One year experience in career development, workforce development, counseling, sales, marketing, or related field. Two or more years' experience in career development, workforce development, counseling, sales, marketing, or related field.Knowledge: Experience in the use of computers, word processing and e-mail. Effective communication skills both oral and written. Ability to effectively relate to student population. Skilled in counseling and motivating students toward vocational, education, and social development. High energy level. Familiarity with labor market trends and other related data. Familiarity with One Stop Career Centers/Career Links. Must possess a valid driver's license. Ability to obtain and maintain a valid CPR/FA certificate.Physical Requirements:FrequentlySittingSeeingHearingSpeakingOccasionallyStandingWalkingBendingStoopingSquattingFlexibilitySeldomClimbingLifting 50 poundsCarryingKneelingPushing/PullingRunningDrivingEnvironmental Demands:Equipment: Ability to operate office equipment Work Alone: Occasionally works aloneWork With Others: 85% of time spent working and interacting with team and other departmentsReading: Ability to read at a college levelWriting: Ability to write at a college levelCompensation details: 24.32-24.32 Hourly WagePI71543a089ec9-25660-34457369

Keywords: Career Systems Development Corporation, Mount Vernon , Career Preparation Specialist, Other , Bronx, New York

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