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Outreach and Admissions Manager

at Jobs Corps in Bangor, Maine, United States

Job Description


Global, a 1st Flagship Company

US-ME-Bangor

Job ID: 2022-4399
Address: 1375 Union Street
Category: Other
Schedule Hours: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm- and additional 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 may 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 Outreach and Admissions Counselor conducts outreach activities with community partners to create referral partnerships that refer eligible applicants for enrollment in the Job Corps Program. Plans, manages and coordinates community relations activities.
  • Understands, supports, and practices the Core Values in all aspects of job performance and interactions with staff and trainees.
  • Establishes and develops meaningful relationships with members of the local community to keep them well informed about Job Corps training opportunities for qualified youth.
  • Regularly makes presentations about Job Corps and eligibility requirements to community partners, schools, youth groups, etc.
  • Develops MOUs with community partners to establish meaningful and productive referral partnerships to ensure a consistent flow of eligible applicants to Outreach and Admissions Counselors.
  • Tracks and analyzes on an on-going basis the effectiveness and efficiency of outreach programs.
  • Formulates plans, reports on linkages between the outreach and admissions contract and Department of Labor and various community agencies.
  • Monitors social media and reviews and approves positive stories for posting.
  • Develops public awareness materials such as newsletters, brochures, posters, etc. Develops marketing materials to reach targeted groups (i.e. young woman, underserved populations, etc.) to engage and encourage enrollment.
  • Ensures the full utilization and distribution of Job Corps developed marketing materials
  • May participate on community service boards and local workforce and training associations, etc.
  • Provides referrals to support center Industry and Community Relations Councils.
  • Attends in-service training sessions.
  • Provides in-service training for departmental staff as required.


Qualifications

Minimum: Associate's Degree in human services, psychology, counseling, education, social science, communications, or closely related field, and two years related experience. Experience in outreach and admissions in a youth program.

Preferred: Bachelor's Degree in human services, psychology, counseling education, social science, communications, or closely related field and marketing experience.

General Information: In order to perform the essential job functions of this position, candidate must have regular attendance and ability to interact effectively with the public.

Knowledge Required: Ability to proficiently operate a personal computer. Knowledge of Microsoft software applications. Good organizational skills. Working knowledge of office procedures. Excellent communication skills; both oral and written. Aptitude for mathematical computation. Ability to proofread, correct punctuation, grammatical and spelling errors. Sound business telephone techniques. Ability to travel to various locations, meetings, and sites.

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, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. CSD makes reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities to apply for employment. Contact a representative at (888) 308-0338 to request a reasonable accommodation.






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Job Posting: 667356

Posted On: Jan 13, 2022

Updated On: Feb 12, 2022