OA/CTS Counselor

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OA/CTS Counselor

Adams and Associates, Inc.

icon Philadelphia, PA, US, 19145

iconFull Time

icon19 April 2024

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QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
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.
MANAGEMENT & SUPERVISION
May supervise assigned students performing intern duties.
RESPONSIBILITIES
o Follows all integrity guidelines and procedures and ensures no manipulation of student data.
o Ensures Center meets or exceeds DOL/Company performance goals.
o Conducts comprehensive screening procedures to determine applicants’ eligibility for the Job
Corps Program.
o Secures and evaluates applicants’ behavioral, medical and educational records.
o Denies applicant enrollment and refers applicants to other educational resources.
o Conducts thorough assessment activities and career counseling during the admissions process.
o Serves as a Center Liaison to facilitate a seamless enrollment process and early student
retention.
o 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.
o Develops partnerships with community agencies and local businesses to develop and maintain
referral linkages for prospective enrollments and post training placement opportunities.
o Conducts Academy campus tours, pre-arrival visits and Parent meetings.
o Establishes supportive/mentoring relationships with students during the Career Transition
Phase.
o Provides personalized career counseling and evaluates student performance.
o Establishes supportive/mentoring relationships with students during the Career Transition
Phase.
o Oversees, develops, monitors, and updates student transition plans to ensure successful
outcome.
o Produces quality work/assignments in a thorough, timely and accurate manner.
o Maintains appropriate personal attendance, accountability and work productivity standards.
o Plans, prioritizes and organizes assignments to meet established goals and deadlines.
o Understands and applies job knowledge to effectively complete all required job responsibilities.
Proactively maintains the skills required to perform job duties.
o Mentors, Monitors and Models College and Career Readiness Skills.
o Provides high-quality supervision and management for the student population. Supports and
reinforces positive community culture.
o Provides quality programs and services for individualized student needs. Pursues Center
improvements, enhancements and promotes innovation.
o 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.
o 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.
o Works in partnership with staff from all Departments to ensure effective supervision and
services are provided to students.
o Accepts direction and supervision from the Center Director or designee to include assignments
to temporarily perform job responsibilities of other departments and positions.
o Other duties as assigned.