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OA/CTS Counselor at Adams and Associates, Inc.

OA/CTS Counselor

Adams and Associates, Inc. Phoenix, AZ Full Time
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Responsible for applicant recruitment and arrival coordination, and to provide exiting students with transitional support and placement services leading to quality full-time jobs, military enlistment, or enrollment in higher education or Job Corps advanced training. Identifies and develops Center-beneficial partnerships that lead to enrollment and/or student placement. Determines and documents student eligibility for Job Corps enrollment according to all PRH requirements. Works cooperatively with Career Technical Training and Career Transition Readiness staff to provide exiting students with comprehensive and individualized case management to identify and remediate students’ transitional. Ensures strict confidentiality of sensitive information and integrity of student data.

Bachelor’s degree in human services, psychology, counseling, education, social science, communications, or closely related field from an accredited school; or Associate’s degree in human services, psychology, counseling, education, social science, communications, or closely related field from an accredited school and two years’ related experience in youth programs. Must possess a valid in-State Driver’s License and meet Company insurability requirements.

May supervise assigned students performing intern duties.

• Follows all integrity guidelines and procedures and ensures no manipulation of student data.
• Ensures Center meets or exceeds DOL/Company performance goals.
• Conducts comprehensive screening procedures to determine applicants’ eligibility for the Job Corps Program.
• Secures and evaluates applicants’ behavioral, medical and educational records.
• Denies applicant enrollment and refers applicants to other educational resources.
• Conducts thorough assessment activities and career counseling during the admissions process.
• Serves as a Center Liaison to facilitate a seamless enrollment process and early student retention.
• Works closely with community agencies, employment services, high schools, trade and technical schools and other agencies to inform prospective applicants about the Job Corps program.
• Develops partnerships with community agencies and local businesses to develop and maintain referral linkages for prospective enrollments and post training placement opportunities.
• Conducts Academy campus tours, pre-arrival visits and Parent meetings.
• Establishes supportive/mentoring relationships with students during the Career Transition Phase.
• Provides personalized career counseling and evaluates student performance.
• Establishes supportive/mentoring relationships with students during the Career Transition Phase.
• Oversees, develops, monitors, and updates student transition plans to ensure successful outcome.
• Produces quality work/assignments in a thorough, timely and accurate manner.
• Maintains appropriate personal attendance, accountability and work productivity standards.
• Plans, prioritizes and organizes assignments to meet established goals and deadlines.
• Understands and applies job knowledge to effectively complete all required job responsibilities. Proactively maintains the skills required to perform job duties.
• Mentors, Monitors and Models College and Career Readiness Skills.
• Provides high-quality supervision and management for the student population. Supports and reinforces positive community culture.
• Provides quality programs and services for individualized student needs. Pursues Center improvements, enhancements and promotes innovation.
• Exchanges ideas and information, both orally and in writing, in a clear and concise manner and contributes meaningfully to group efforts by offering relevant ideas and knowledge. Provides quality and timely information to DOL/Company when requested.
• Effectively articulates thoughts and ideas. Identifies problems, analyzes causes and evaluates appropriate solutions prior to taking or recommending actions. Follows up to ensure prompt/appropriate action is taken and that problems are in fact corrected.
• Works in partnership with staff from all Departments to ensure effective supervision and services are provided to students.
• Accepts direction and supervision from the Center Director or designee to include assignments to temporarily perform job responsibilities of other departments and positions.
• Other duties as assigned.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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