Job Corps' mission is to assist eligible youth to connect to the labor force by providing comprehensive and integrated academic, career technical, workforce preparation and independent living skills and support services leading to: Successful careers in in-demand industry sectors or occupations or the Armed Services that will result in economic self-sufficiency and opportunities for advancement; Enrollment in postsecondary education, including an apprenticeship program leading to long-term attachment to the labor force; and Responsible citizenship.
Summary of Duties:
Provides supervision and oversight of dormitory operations in accordance with contract, DOL and corporate requirements.
Description of Duties:
Key Areas of Responsibilities:
Responsible for assisting with the supervision of dormitory operations: Ensures that staff members meet the standards and expectations of the Department of Labor, Corporate and Center policies.
Ensures the Center's Independent Living program delivers quality services to the trainees to support their growth and development in all Job Corps Career Success Standards (CSS). Assists with developing plans, and will assist with the training of all Residential Advisors. Provides documentation and all training records to Human Resources for tracking purposes when applicable. The Residential Supervisor takes on the responsibility of the Residential Coordinator in the absence of the Residential Coordinator. The Residential Coordinator also acts as the Residential Advisor in the absence of the Residential Advisor, and is responsible to ensure Dorm coverage is at an acceptable level at all times with assistance from the Residential Supervisor.
Creates an environment where positive employment behaviors are the standard for Independent Living through active staff and trainee's supervision: Assists in the development of an active and effective dorm leadership program to include monthly training with Leadership trainees.
Coordinates dormitory area, coordinates services, conducts counseling and resolves problems, and assists trainees in their daily living needs. Student incidents are managed to protect all individuals from harm.
Ensures that individual meetings with trainees address issues, express plans to resolve problems. Notifies other staff to coordinate services by memo, email, and face to face conversations. These actions are documented in trainee's files. Provides guidance and assistance for daily living in Dorm meetings, and Focus groups setting.
Maintain trainee's files and dormitory areas. Student' files, which include electronic and hard copy, present an up-to-date history of the services provided to assist the trainees the successful attainment of both long- and short-term goals.
Regular entries are made in dorm logs and other necessary documents to indicate Dorm appearance, and any trainee's issues that need immediate resolution. Audit 10% of active files in each Dorm Monthly
Ensures that residences are attractive, clean, safe, and in good repair. Dormitory inspections in assigned areas must meet or exceed expectations consistently.
Environmental Health Inspections must average 95% or above. Work orders are completed in a timely manner, and weekly safety inspections are documented and turned into the safety coordinator. Ensure all furniture, equipment, etc. is in good repair. Documents relevant information in dorm logs as events occur and transmits the information from each shift to the next.
Provides trainees with Independent Living program training as well as other Career Success Standards training. Coordinates training to ensure trainees' successful knowledge and application of Independent Living and Career Success Standards. Provides individual and group lessons or project assignments after the training day and on weekends to help trainee's master competencies in all standards with clearly established performance levels for these activities.
Evaluation of trainee's progress. Ensures evaluations are completed for trainees at least every 60 days, and two weeks prior to scheduled date to ensure trainees are informed and prepared for their evaluations. Ensures that RAP goals are established and implements a plan so that they meet or exceed goals and expectations.
Ensures trainees' accountability: Student' accountability information is submitted accurately and within established time frames.
Monitors trainees' accountability to include leaves, attendance and AWOL retrievals. Maintains contact with all trainees who are in AWOL status and makes every attempt to retrieve them from this status. Ensure any minor trainees not accounted for are immediately reported to the Residential Supervisor to ensure proper procedures are followed in reporting missing minor trainees
Education and Experience
High school diploma. Associates degree preferred. Experience working with youth.
Certifications, Licenses, Registrations
Valid state driver's license; CPR/First Aid certifications
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and listen, sit, stand, and walk; to reach with hands, arms, as well as use hands to finger, handle or feel, to taste and smell. The employee must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision capabilities required by this job include; close, distance and peripheral vision.
Ability to read, analyzes, and interprets general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, and government regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of what employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The noise level can vary from moderate to loud.