Auburn Career Center is a public high school that provides career-technical training and academic courses for high school student grades 11-12. In addition, Adult Workforce Education Department offers training and educational opportunities for adults.
Starting Date: Fall 2013
Reports To: Assistant Principal
Work Week/Year: Monday thru Friday/185 Days
Job Summary: The Career Assessment Specialist may use the following formal and informal assessment tools and methods to gather data: adaptive behavior/daily living skills assessments, general and specific aptitude tests, interest inventories, achievement tests, learning styles inventories, interviews and questionnaires, direct observations, standardized academic assessments and environmental (situational/job) analyses. In addition to conducting career assessments, the specialist is responsible for the following: (a) Developing and distributing career assessment reports. Reports include demographic information, reason for referral, recommendations/options/transition plans, levels of performance, interpretation of results, accommodations/modifications, career field matches and career resources information. (b) Knowing career-technical options and reform models, labor market and labor laws (c) Provide information to assist in the Individual Education Program (IEP) process (d) Conducting post-assessment conferences.
Communication Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or government regulations; Ability to write reports, correspondence, and procedure manuals consistent with the duties of this position; Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from students, parents, administration and staff.
Other Skills and Abilities: Demonstrate patience, respect, and understanding for students. Demonstrates a sense of professional responsibility; Effective oral and written communication skills; Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with students, staff and parents; Ability to perform duties in full compliance with district requirements and school board policies.
Qualification Requirements: Candidate must have a valid Ohio Department of Education certificate/license in Special Education/Intervention Specialist with a Transition to Work endorsement (TTW). Master’s degree preferred. Submit verification from Ohio Attorney General Office of a clear record both FBI and BCI.
Apply To: Application can be found at www.auburncc.org (employment). Submit completed application, letter of interest, resume, transcripts, and reference letters.
The intent of this job posting is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Auburn Career Center and its staff are dedicated to providing equal education opportunities and equal employment opportunities without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender, disability or any other basis of unlawful discrimination.