Career Coach

Posting Date: October 6, 2017  

Position:   Career Coach (Continuation of position is contingent upon grant renewal) 

Minimum Qualifications:  

  1. Bachelor’s degree required.  
  2. One (1) year of full-time related work experience required

Job Functions: This full-time position will serve as a liaison between Jefferson State Community College and area high schools to plan and implement programs which recruit and advise students on career options.  This will be accomplished by helping students use career assessment tools, job shadowing opportunities, career exploration activities, exposure to be the industrial and retail environments, and college experiences such as applications, enrollment, and financial aid.  The person filling this position will report directly to the Associate Dean of Enrollment Services.  The employee will:  

  1. Represent and promote the Career Transitions Program in local high schools.   
  2. Assist high school students with career assessments and career exploration activities.  
  3. Collaboratively develop effective presentations and activities to facilitate career exploration activities and soft skills training.  
  4. Conduct classroom presentations in area high schools, middle schools, and career centers.  
  5. Schedule and host business, industry, and college tours for high school students.  
  6. Coordinate job shadowing opportunities for high school students.  
  7. Develop and maintain partnerships with agencies and organizations affiliated with the Career Transitions Program.
  8. Engage in career assessment training.  
  9. Regularly engage in professional learning activities and actively seek information about developing trends and ideas.     
  10. Use technology effectively for word processing, record-keeping, instructional applications, electronic communication, information and data management.    
  11. Comply with policies of the Alabama Community College System, FERPA, the College and each assigned school.  
  12. Travel to service area schools and training sessions.  
  13. Work with the Dean of Enrollment Services, Associate Dean of Enrollment Services, and Director of Financial Aid to coordinate workshops with high school’s students on applying for college admissions and financial aid.  
  14. Process incoming and outgoing correspondence.  
  15. Obtain, gather and organize essential data as needed and compile the data in a usable form.  
  16. Perform other duties as assigned.   

Salary:     $43,077.00   to $57,014.00 based on ACCS Board of Trustees Salary Schedule E1/02 and experience. 

Application Deadline:       4:30p.m.,        October   20, 2017       

Application Procedure:    A complete application packet consists of:  

  1. A completed Jefferson State Community College application specific to this position  
  2. Current resume  
  3. Transcripts (unofficial copies will be accepted before the deadline but official transcripts must be on file before an offer of employment).  Transcripts must include conferred or awarded date.  
  4. Work experience verification in writing from your current and/or previous employer(s) confirming the required level of experience as stated in the “Minimum Qualifications” section.  Verification should include dates of employment and position title(s).  Upon request from the applicant, work experience verification from current employer only may be delayed until an official offer of employment. Request must be made in the form of a statement on a separate document.  If applicant delays verification from current employer and it does not cover required level of experience as stated in the “Minimum Qualifications” section, verification from previous employer(s) is required.  (For clarification, please contact Human Resources) Remember that the work experience verification completion is your responsibility.  Please visit http://www.jeffersonstate.edu/about-jscc/human-resources/work-experience-verification/ to obtain form.  (For clarification, please contact Human Resources) 

“EMAILED   APPLICATION MATERIALS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED”

Materials   may be submitted to:

Human Resources

2601 Carson Road

Birmingham, AL 35215-3098

Phone: (205) 856-7764 or 856-7899

 Fax: (205)   856-7720

This   Employer Participates in E-Verify 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

It is the official policy of the Alabama Community College System Office and Jefferson State Community College, including ACCS entities under the control of the Alabama Community College Systems Board of Trustees, that no person shall, on the grounds of race, color, disability, gender, religion, creed, national origin, or age be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to   discrimination under any program, activity, or employment.  Jefferson State Community College will make reasonable accommodations for qualified disabled applicants or employees.  Applicants must adhere to the College’s prescribed interview schedule and must travel at their own expense.  The College reserves the right to withdraw this job announcement any time prior to the awarding.   Note: In accordance with Alabama Community College System policies and procedures, the applicant chosen for employment will be required to sign a consent form for a criminal background check.  Employment will be contingent upon receipt of a clearance notification from the criminal background check.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER