Career Transition Readiness Specialist
Career Systems Development Corporation 11 reviews - Cassadaga, NY

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Job Corps is a government-funded, no-cost education and vocational training program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor that helps socioeconomically disadvantaged youth between the ages 16 through 24 improve the quality of their lives through academic and career technical training. Additional information about Job Corps can be found at: . Job Corps' mission is to attract eligible young people, teach them the skills they need to become employable and independent, and place them in meaningful jobs or further education. We strive to fulfill this mission by following our Core Values of “Safety, Individual Accountability, Respect, Integrity, Growth and Commitment.”

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7:50AM to 4:30PM with the flexibility to work some evening hours for scheduled evening programming.


Responsible for coordinating all administrative aspects of Career Readiness candidates’ commitment to enrollment prior to their entry into the Career Preparation Period


1. Demonstrates and abides by the Company Core Values and the operating principles

2. Ensures that all potential enrollees assigned to the Career Readiness Program are assessed for accountability and participation in accordance with Campus, Corporate and Regional standards

3. Maintain and finalize CTR portfolios, resumes, and cover letters. Ensuring SE actively participates in the updating of resume.

4. Monitors the CTR candidates utilize their lunch time to conduct CTR business.

5. Administers and evaluates the “Life Skills Learning Package”, provides remedial training as needed.

6. Supervises preparation of culmination activity at the close of each training week. Responsible for preparing candidates’ certificates for presentation at culmination activity

7. Promotes a positive and desirable atmosphere within the classroom setting to ensure maximum motivation.

8. Maintains a high degree of discipline within the classroom setting.

9. Establishes, encourages and develops a high degree of trainee/instructor rapport with candidates.

10. Ensures accountable and responsible classroom preparation

11. Encourages candidates to take accountability for their actions and for their attendance

12. Assists in accountability and maintenance of building, equipment and supplies, reporting all safety and security violations.

13. Prepares and enters purchase requests for the WFD department, to include soliciting quotes

14. Transport of CTR candidates to the area One Stop to update registration.

15. Schedule events with community programs, resources, visitors, guest speakers.

16. Organize mini modules for early evening programs. To include determining topic, arranging staff presentation of module or conducting the training as needed.

17. Projects supplies and/or equipment needs and submits requisitions to the CTS Manager

18. Enters, maintains and updates any and all CTR activity through case notes in a timely manner.

19. Active participation with all major student events, such as: Graduation, Prom, Valentines Day, etc.

20. Maintaining a “Direct Placement” goal of 45% with a similar PDOF goal.

21. Attends all required training sessions

22. Schedule flexibility for possible evening programing

23. Performs other duties as assigned


Minimum: Bachelor’s degree in work-related area, or equivalent combination of education and experience. One year’s work-related experience .

Preferred: Previous Job Corps experience

General Information: In order to perform the essential job functions of this position, candidate must have regular attendance. Possess a NYS driver’s license with the ability to obtain a CDL with passenger endorsement.

Knowledge Required: Knowledge of education and vocational training programs. Ability to effectively communicate with and relate to disadvantaged youth. Working knowledge of computer systems. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written. Excellent organizational skills. Ability to maintain a valid CPR/First Aid certificate.

CSD is a leader in workforce development operating Job Corps centers throughout the U.S. since 1964 and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex ( including pregnancy, child-birth, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, disability, family care status, veteran status, marital status, military status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Career Systems Development Corporation (CSD) has been a leader in the operation of Job Corps Centers since the inception of the program. The...