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Career Coordinator - Taliaferro County

Company: State of Georgia
Location: Crawfordville
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Career Coordinator (Career Counselor)

Job Code: EDP500

Pay Grade: G

The Georgia Department of Labor is accepting applications to fill a Career Coordinator position in the Jobs For Georgia Unit at Taliaferro County School, GA

ESSENTIAL FUNCTION & RESPONSIBILITIES

Under general supervision, coordinates and implements a school-to-career transition program, requiring local travel

Identifies participants (high school students) who have multiple personal and academic barriers who meet established criteria for participation.

Provides job development and placement assistance.

Provides extensive follow up services.

Maintains documentation and monitors program effectiveness.

Promotes program within the school and the community.

Conducts oral/written presentations.

Maintains knowledge of current hiring trends and professional developments.

Operates in compliance with national program guidelines, state policies and procedures and federal, state and local rules and regulations.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to the minimum qualifications, possess one or more of the following:

Three years of experience teaching and certification in Business Education or School Counseling, planning program/classroom activities, and/or providing guidance to students with multiple personal and academic barriers in a secondary educational institution

Experience working independently

Experience planning, writing and implementing individual service plans

Experience or training entering information into a mainframe system or entering information into a word processing, spreadsheet or database program

Strong leadership skills to positively influence and motivate students

Accomplishments which demonstrate an ability to develop local industry and business interest in program graduates

Accomplishments which demonstrate an exceptional ability to anticipate problems and resolve them creatively

WHY YOU SHOULD APPLY:

In addition to a competitive salary, the Georgia Department of Labor offers a generous benefits package, which includes employee retirement plan; paid holidays annually; vacation and sick leave; health, dental, vision, legal, disability, accidental death and dismemberment, health and child care spending account.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

The Georgia Department of Labor is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, religion, disability, age, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, disabled veteran, veteran of the Vietnam Era, or citizenship status (except in those circumstances permitted or mandated by law).

Because of the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or e-mail. All qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview. Selected applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for next steps in the selection process. Applicants who are not selected will not receive notification. This posting may close at any time prior to the posted close date, once a suitable applicant pool is identified.

Please complete the application in its entirety. Your attached resume does not replace an incomplete work experience submission.

Bachelor's degree in a related field from an accredited college or university. Note: Some positions may require certification.

Keywords: State of Georgia, Athens , Career Coordinator - Taliaferro County, Other , Crawfordville, Georgia

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