Career Coach

ASU BEEBE BRANCH   Searcy, AR   Full-time     Education
Posted on October 29, 2022
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ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY
Searcy Campus:
• Career Coach-Riverview High School
Heber Springs Campus:
• Coordinator of Admissions
Visit:
https:// jobs .asub.edu
AA/EOE. Women & Minorities are encouraged to apply

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION
The position of Career Coach will be responsible for providing middle/high school students with information about career opportunities in Arkansas and the level of education and skills required in order to be successful in various career fields and encourage individuals to learn about, prepare for, and finance a postsecondary education.

  • ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
    Providing early outreach to low-income students and their parents with information about the importance of postsecondary education, as well as accurate information on how to prepare, apply, and pay for it. 
  • Providing interest inventories and skills assessments to assist individuals in making informed career decisions. 
  • Facilitating the development of individual career plans and portfolios. 
  • Assisting students with enrolling in education or training programs. 
  • Providing information on careers, career pathways, and educational requirements. 
  • Providing opportunities for job shadowing, mentoring, internships, visits to business and industry, and other career awareness activities. 
  • Providing or connecting low-income students to support services that will ease the transition to postsecondary education. 
  • Connecting educationally disadvantaged youth and adults to “bridge programs” that teach basic academic skills in the context of training for advancement to better jobs and postsecondary education. 
  • Connecting students to academic enrichment activities such as study groups, tutoring, and workshops on study skills. 
  • Connecting high school students to early college programs, Advanced Placement classes, and academic and career and technical education (CTE) and concurrent-credit enrollment. 
  • Providing a continuum of career guidance to ease the transition of students from middle school to high school to postsecondary education or training and ultimately to the workplace. 
  • Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.
     
     

Required Qualifications    
Minimum requirements of a Bachelor\’s degree and either be CRDF certified or commit to obtaining the CDF credential within a year after the hire date.
 
 

Preferred Qualifications    
 Career Development Facilitator Certificate and cumulative experience of 3 years in one or a combination of the following areas; admissions, career counseling, academic advising, recruiting financial aid. Or, a minimum of one year experience as a high school counselor