Position Summary Information
Position Title Career Navigator Employment Category Part Time Limited Contract Length N/A Expected Work Schedule Variable Anticipated Days Variable Anticipated Hours Variable Anticipated Hours per Week Up to 29 Hours per Week Job Description Summary
Helps to place A-B Tech students with justice-involvement in training opportunities. Serves as liaison between A-B Tech and local industries for career facilitation of justice-involved individuals.
Works with curriculum and continuing education to create career and educational pathways for A-B Tech students with justice-involvement, including work-based learning. Helps to develop, coordinate, maintain, and track educational and employment opportunities for clients. Completes reporting requirements as necessary for Mountain Area Workforce Development Board or other grant resources.
Serves as a member of the Buncombe County Re-entry Council & partner with Justice Resource Center. Responsible for marketing workforce development and mentoring through various methods.
1.Drawing on personal experience as a justice involved resident and a person in recovery to better support clients in workforce development and to provide emotional support to Up Skill WNC clients, including phone calls and visits with the client in the home or office setting.
2.Mentors and tracks an approximate caseload of A-B Tech students and clients during training and after job placement. 6 of these clients will be in pilot, work-release program, in partnership with the Sheriff's Office.
3.Conducts thorough needs analyses and career assessments/interest inventories to understand client needs.
4.Serves as point of contact and meets regularly with business and industry clients to place A-B Tech students into training opportunities and jobs.
5.Connects clients to local and state workforce programs and agencies. Provides Justice Resource Center with informational material on community college educational opportunities, schedules, contact, and facilitates groups.
6.Participates in community outreach plan and builds relationships with local college and community partners toward recruitment, including client advocacy and increased awareness.
7.Collaborates with Justice System to develop models of community college and Justice Resource Center partnerships to support student success and DPS vision.
8.Participates in state level meetings and conferences to share best practices and challenges to implementation.
9.Partners with A-B Tech programs and departments including Economic & Workforce Development/Continuing Education, Curriculum Programs, and Student Services.
10. Contributes to the College Vision, Mission, Values, and Welcoming College statement.
11. Supports workforce diversity in all its aspects.
12. Performs other duties as assigned.
1.High School Diploma;
2.Certified Peer Support Specialist (be willing to obtain);
3.Facilitating Career Development Certification (be willing to obtain);
4.Two years of part-time or equivalent experience working with justice-involved individuals;
5.Case management experience;
6.Marketing or recruiting experience with diverse populations.
1.Five years of part-time or equivalent experience working with justice-involved individuals;
2.Associate's degree in Human Services, Criminal Justice or related field;
3.Experience with resources for justice-involved individuals;
4.Two years of part-time or equivalent experience in workforce development;
5.Proficiency in a foreign language such as Spanish, an East Slavic language, and/or American Sign Language.
Special Instructions to Applicants
1.Upon submitting your on-line application, unofficial transcript must be uploaded to your application for the related degree(s) listed in the "Minimum Requirements" and/or "Preferred Qualifications" section of the job posting. The unofficial transcript must list the individual courses taken. Diplomas will not be considered in lieu of an unofficial transcript.
2.If selected for hire, official sealed transcripts from a regionally accredited institution are required to be received a minimum of two business weeks before the first day of work. Failure to comply may result in revocation of the job offer.
Posting Detail Information
Application Review 09/12/2019 Start Date 09/23/2019 Keep Open Until Filled Yes Salary Range $17.93 - $20.17
Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College Foundation, Inc.