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Admissions Counselor

Company: Strategix Management
Location: Edinburg
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

Outreach and Admissions CounselorLaredo Job Corps Center, Harlingen, TXStrategix Management LLCJob DescriptionMake a difference in a young person's life! - We are seeking an Admissions Counselor for the Laredo Job Corps Center in Texas. This position is at a satellite office in Harlingen. - Job Corps is a federally funded, residential vocational training program for socioeconomically disadvantaged youth aged 16-24, with over 120 locations across the U.S. (www.JobCorps.gov). -The Admissions Counselor role conducts community outreach and marketing activities to attract eligible youth to the Job Corps program and create a steady pipeline of new enrollees to meet contract arrival goals.As a federal contractor, Strategix Management LLC is required to comply with federal agency guidelines regarding COVID safety protocols. Currently, these guidelines require that employees at federal contract sites comply with masking and physical distancing protocols based on local COVID levels in the community. Strategix will consider accommodations for disability and religious-based reasons as requested. -Reasonable Accommodation: -If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to access job openings or apply for a job on this site as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by contacting Human Resources. -Responsibilities

  • Maintains a regular outreach schedule for visiting local schools, social service agencies, One Stops, youth- and faith-based organizations, and other community-based organizations to provide information on Job Corps and garner program referrals.
  • Establishes and maintains strong relationships with local American Job Centers (One Stops) to develop referral networks and leverage workforce development services. -
  • Monitors the Job Corps OASIS system daily follow up on applicant interest and assignments.
  • Conducts comprehensive applicant assessments in compliance with the Job Corps Policy and Requirements Handbook (PRH) eligibility requirements to determine eligibility, suitability, and readiness for program enrollment.
  • Introduces labor market information and career assessment tools to applicants to help them determine a suitable career pathway and provides career-based counseling.
  • Utilizes and distributes marketing materials provided by Job Corps and Strategix to advertise the program and promote a positive image.
  • Protects applicant's private information and maintains hard copy and electronic files in compliance with PRH standards.
  • Provides each assigned applicant and parent/guardian (if applicable) with current information about the center of assignment, including location, rules, career technical training waiting lists, and program expectations.
  • Ensures each assigned enrollee is thoroughly prepared for departure to the assigned center including providing a travel packet to include itinerary, e-ticket information, meal money (if applicable), emergency phone numbers, and written guidance on acceptable behavior and expectations while on travel to the center.
  • Collaborates with center staff to plan for arrival needs and ensure required documentation is provided to conduct applicant folder reviews.
  • Works with center staff to support students through the career preparation period and assists with special case management tasks as needed.
  • Participate on the center workforce and/or community relations councils and network with the community to promote referrals.
  • Participate in department meetings and all mandated PRH and Strategix training.
  • Maintain accountability of staff, students, and property and adhere to safety practices.
  • Promote a harassment-free environment.
  • Utilize information systems and handle student data in strict adherence to Job Corps and Strategix policies to protect student's personally identifiable information (PII) and reduce network security threats. -
  • Adhere to and model Strategix servant leadership culture values: Honor Others, Inspire Vision, Choose Integrity, People First, Balance Focus with Flexibility, Serve with Humility, and Innovate and Disrupt.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.QualificationsMinimumBachelor's degree in human services, psychology, counseling, education, social science, business, communications, or closely related field; or Associates degree in human services, psychology, counseling, education, social science, business, communications, or closely related field, and two years related, successful experience. Experience may be with Job Corps or other youth development programs. Excellent verbal and written communication, good presentation and public speaking skills. - Ability to motivate and inspire students. -Information technology proficiency including MS Office. -A -valid driver's license in the state of employment with an acceptable driving record is required. - -PreferredBachelor's degree in related field and two years' experience working with youth.Why Our Work MattersStrategix Management LLC (Strategix) is a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Certified 8(a) and Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB) management consulting firm with offices in Washington, DC. - We focus on providing federal government agencies and other clients with innovative solutions to modernize how they do business and serve their constituents. Strategix has experienced exceptional growth across all practice areas by applying our team's collective management consulting experience and by providing breakthrough solutions with superior client service. We are seeking talented professionals who are focused on innovation, servant-leadership, and real-world change to support and continue our rapid growth.Our firm has partnered with some of the most influential commercial organizations and government agencies to provide mission critical and high priority solutions to the most challenging national and global issues. At Strategix, we listen to understand our customers' needs and deliver real solutions to imagine, safeguard and develop a more connected and healthier world.Strategix Management LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We will extend equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity), national origin, disability, age, genetic information, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.Company Sponsored -Benefits. -As a full-time employee, you will be eligible for Strategix's compensation package including health -benefits -from CareFirst Medical, Dental, and Vision Plans.Additional -benefits -include:
    • 401(k) with Immediate Company Match
    • 2 weeks of Vacation Days per calendar year
    • 40 Hours of Sick Leave
    • 11 Paid Federal Holidays
    • Life and Disability Insurance
    • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
    • Health Savings Accounts (HSA)
    • Critical Illness Insurance
    • Accident Insurance

Keywords: Strategix Management, Edinburg , Admissions Counselor, Other , Edinburg, Texas

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