Facility: Guadalupe County Correctional Facility
Compensation Bonus (if applicable):
Equal Opportunity Employer.
Provides counseling services and coordinates student registration procedures in the facility's Education Department.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Counsel's inmates on appropriate academic/vocational programs based upon educational and occupational interests and experience
Ensures that all Education Bureau and outside agency educational documentation involving registrations processed according to guidelines
Serves as a liaison between instructors and the facility Classification Department for inmate good time recommendation
Serves on the Institutional Initial and Reclassification committees
Coordinates all file transfers
Coordinates selected program services with the direction of the Education Director
Assists the Education Director in the overall management of the Education Program
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
Excellent oral and written communications skills.
Knowledge of basic counseling techniques and the ability to listen and communicate effectively with a wide variety of personality types and educational backgrounds.
Ability to interact in a professional manner with both staff and inmates.
Knowledge of Adult Basic Education curriculum and teaching methodology.
Ability to maintain records including testing, daily inmate work, attendance and general record keeping.
Ability to work individually with inmates students having learning or behavioral problems.
Ability to discuss progress or need for improvement with inmate students.
Ability to make suggestions for curriculum improvement.
Ability to organize orientation and registration of student.
Ability to counsel students of widely varying levels of interest and achievement.
Ability to review educational files for special learning indicators and refer to the Special Education Teacher.
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