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Workforce Navigator

Pierce College

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Published:
October 19, 2018
Job location:
Joint Base Lewis-McChord , Washington

income:
$25.00/hour
Job employment Type:
Part-time
Organization Type:
Higher Education Institution
Categories:
Advising/Counseling, Staff/Administrative
Required suitable education
Bachelor's

 

income: $25.00 - $25.00 Hourly
OPENING DATE: 10/18/18
CLOSING DATE: 11/01/1805:00 PM PST
POSITION SUMMARY:
The mission of Pierce College District is to create quality educational opportunities for a diverse community of learners to thrive in an evolving world.

The Workforce Navigator will assist Workforce students in their pursuit of Professional Technical certificates and degrees. Workforce Navigators are trained and mentored by the Professional Technical Program Coordinator and staff in their assigned Pro Tech Programs. Navigational coaching will include career pathway and prior learning processes, academic coaching, college transition services, time-management, retention, connection to pathway business/industries and referral services to students in support of their academic attainment and employment.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Direct and Retention Services:
   » Meets with each student to discuss and develop clear educational and employment goals that supports their career pathway; identifying cognitive strengths & challenges; areas of interest, time management strategies; study skills; self-advocacy and identify potential obstacles.
   » Creates a comprehensive Professional Technical Pathway Plans and makes referrals to appropriate District staff for those who may remain undecided on a college program and a career pathway.
   » Assists students on a walk in/appointment basis in assigned high volume Worker Retraining enrolled Professional Technical career paths to determine eligibility for Worker Retraining and related funding resources to include but not limited to:
   » Verifying unemployment /dislocated worker military separation/displaced homemaker/stop gap employed status using SBCTC procedures and guidelines.
   » Determine Worker Retaining funding and coding to include Financial Aid status that may include earnings cap located on economic/funding environment.
   » Evaluate and refer for Worker Retraining related supportive resources such as Commissioned Approved Training, Training Benefits, Trade Adjustment Act, WorkSource, Workforce funding agents and internal /external leverage resources.
   » Use Workforce process to complete mandated/time sensitive Progress Reports in order for student to maintain funding and enrollment located on verification of student status and satisfactory progress in approved Pathway Plan required by funding source guidelines.
   » Works as a member of the Workforce Team (Job & Career Connections, Basic Food, Employment, and Training (BFET), OGrant /Puyallup WorkFirst, Hospital Employee Education Training (HEET), staff)to collaborate with students, Professional Technical Program Coordinators/Faculty Mentors, Student Services staffs, Financial Aid staff, Collocated staff and other appropriate agencies staff in the development of Individualized Pathway Plans, Funding Plans and Employment Plans .
   » Provide services in the WorkSource Affiliate at least one day a week to include assistance with job searches, industry related resume and Interviewing tools, Commissioner Approved Training & Training Benefits Program guidance
   » Works with Faculty Mentor to develop skills in assigned Professional Technical program to include:
   » Lgain nuances of the program career path and apply them to creating an Pathway Plan.
   » Exploring industry trends and impact on employment; connection with Pro Tech Advisory Committees to lgain hiring practices; provides pathway and programming information at Job, Education and Employment Fairs.
   » Provide advising and tracking (CTCLink, STARFISH) needed to negotiate between instructional programs, supplemental instructional services, Students Services staff, and community resources (including professional networking groups on and off campus).
   » Conducts outreach, recruitment, interviewing, and orientation for transitioning military at JBLM.
   » Coordinates with Professional Technical Program Coordinator to recruit Worker Retraining students including Veterans and low earnings students who are eligible for Displaced Homemakers inside Professional Technical Programs.
   » Assists in navigating Prior Learning process with eligible students and connecting them with faculty evaluators.
   » Provides personalized academic coaching and use approved technology to provide feedback.
   » Provides supportive referrals and follow up to college or community agencies resources as appropriate.
   » Assists and provides resources for students to explore Career Pathways, job search and employment to include but not limited to:
   » Professional Technical Coordinator connections, using resources and collocated staff in Job & Career Connections and partner agencies.
   » Provides systematic communication with students through multiple methods including: District approved technology and student progress reports which may reflect barriers resulting appropriate referrals to support student's persistence and completion of their Professional Technical program and continuation in their Career Pathway.
   » Provides wrap-around services, referrals and funding source information as cross-trained in multiple areas of skills. Cross trained to provide flexibility in Workforce Funding delivery and initial intake for Worker Retraining BFET, OGRANT and WorkFirst.
   » Completes required Time and Effort and Activity reports every 2 weeks.
Program Implementation and Support:
   » Disseminates Workforce information to the campus community via workshops, print and electronic media, etc.
   » Assist in preparation and submission of reports to include identified areas of tracking, updates, and information.
   » Ensure student success tracking data is maintained and report to program manager as needed.
   » Assist in the development of marketing materials.
   » Document and share best practices.
   » Other tasks as assigned.

Appropriate qualifications:
Required Appropriate qualifications:
   » Bachelor's degree in Counseling, Psychology, Education Social Workor related field. Master's degree preferred.
   » Two (2) years' practice in collaborative higher education (Community and Technical College) environment.
   » practice in career and job search advising.
   » practice in workforce related areas (Workforce Investment Act, Trade Adjustment Act, WorkSource, etc.)
   » practice in working with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
   » Proficiency with web communication tools and Microsoft Office Suite.
   » availability to work some evenings, early mornings, and Saturdays.
Special Requirements:
   » The prosperous candidate must consent to and pass acriminal background checkaftera conditional offer of employment.
   » Must be able to meet security standards of Joint Base Lewis-McChord to obtain and maintain base access credentials.
   » At the time of hire, possess a current valid Washington State driver's license and reliable vehicle for reimbursable local travel between campuses or sites.
Required expertise, Skills, and Abilities:

Communication:
   » capability to establish and maintain effective communication and working relationships with very diverse and multicultural students, faculty, and staff.
Customer Focus/Service:
   » Build and maintain internal and external customer satisfaction with the products and services offered by the organization .
   » Listen attentively, identify issues, provide options, fulfill services, and/or exercise expertise of policies and procedures to assist others and/or answer questions.
Inclusiveness and Relationship Building:
   » Actively contributes to a work environment that embraces diversity and diverse perspectives to enhance the attainment of organizational goals.
   » Builds constructive working relationships characterized by a high level of acceptance, cooperation and mutual regard.
Diversity:
   » Understands the differences in and responds appropriately to others in the w workplace.
   » Values open-mindedness, inclusion, multicultural perspectives and multiple ways of knowing, thinking and being.
   » Sees the value of cultural, ethnic, gender, and other individual differences in people.
   » Creates an environment of learning about, valuing, encouraging, and supporting differences.
Managing Workloads:
   » capability to coordinate and implement short and long-range plans to meet program needs.
Computer Special Skills:
   » Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office including spreadsheets, word processing, and outlook. capability to create, format and edit documents.
Multi-task:
   » Prioritize and perform multiple tasks in the same timeframe, handle interruptions appropriately, and return to incomplete tasks.
Project Management:
   » Review Navigator's responsibilities regularly to help ensure prosperous grant completion on time and on budget.
   » Maintain and adhere to a everyday Outlook calendar and record activity for grant audit purposes.
Tact & Diplomacy:
   » Responds to difficult, stressful or sensitive interpersonal situations in ways that reduce or minimize potential conflict and maintains good working relationships among internal and external customers.
   » Uses appropriate behaviors and language in dealing with people in the workplace.
APPLICATION PROCESS:

Application Requirements:

To be considered for this position, candidates must:
   » Meet the required qualifications as outlined in this announcement.
   » Complete the online application profile athttp://www.pierce.ctc.edu/hr.
   » Apply for the specific job opening.
   » Upload (attach) a cover letter that addresses how youmeet the required qualifications as outlined in this announcement. At Pierce College, we value culturally competent and compassionate individuals who bridge diverse backgrounds and perspectives in support of academic equity and excellence. In your cover letter, please address how you will support the mission of Pierce College to create quality educational opportunities for a diverse community of learners to thrive in an evolving world.Please include in your response how your previous education and/or professionalpractice contribute to your effectiveness in promoting a climate of student success for a diverse community of learners. (Cover Letter)
   » Upload (attach) detailedrésuméof all educational and professional practice. (Résumé)
   » Upload (attach)a list of at least two professional references with names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses. Letters of recommendation will not be accepted. (References)
Terms of Employment:
This is a part-time hourly position that will not exceed 19 hours/per week and is expected to work in support of studentsduring college quarters. The incumbent must be flexible and willing to work during campusschool hours. This position is not eligible for retirement or healthcare benefits. This position will work inside in a classroom environment at one or more of the Pierce College District campus and offsitelocations.

Screening & Interview Process:
Only those candidates who have complied with the application process and meet the required qualifications will be considered. The most desirable candidates will be contacted for an interview. Application materials submitted to Pierce College are the property of the College and will not be returned.

Reasonable Accommodation:
candidates with disabilities who require assistance with the application and employment process will be accommodated to the extent reasonably possible. Requests should be made to the District Human Resources Office by calling253-964-7342. Persons who are deaf or hard of hearing may dial 711 to place a call through Washington Relay, the state's free telecommunication access service.

Conditions of Employment:
   » In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, proof of authorization to work in the United States will be required at the time of hire.
   » Pierce College has adopted a Drug Free Workplace policy. As a condition of employment, employees must agree to abide by the requirements established in that policy.
Equal Opportunity:
The Pierce College District is an equal opportunity employer. The Board of Trustees and Pierce College District are committed to providing equal opportunity and will not discriminate in terms and conditions of employment and personnel practices for all persons without regard to race, color, national origin, age, perceived or actual physical or mental discapability, pregnancy, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, creed, religion, honorably discharged veteran or military status, or use of a trained guide dog or service animal.

For more information about this position or assistance regarding your application, contact Human Resources at: E-Mail: jobs@pierce.ctc.edu .

Questions regarding equal employment opportunities or discrimination may be directed to the following:

Holly Gorski, Vice President of Human Resources/Title IX Coordinator
9401 Farwest Drive SW
Lakewood, Washington 98498
(253) 964-6519

Paula Henson-Williams, District Affirmative Action agent
(253) 864-3229

Required Appropriate qualifications:
   » Bachelor's degree in Counseling, Psychology, Education Social Workor related field. Master's degree preferred.
   » Two (2) years' practice in collaborative higher education (Community and Technical College) environment.
   » practice in career and job search advising.
   » practice in workforce related areas (Workforce Investment Act, Trade Adjustment Act, WorkSource, etc.)
   » practice in working with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
   » Proficiency with web communication tools and Microsoft Office Suite.
   » availability to work some evenings, early mornings, and Saturdays.
Special Requirements:
   » The prosperous candidate must consent to and pass acriminal background checkaftera conditional offer of employment.
   » Must be able to meet security standards of Joint Base Lewis-McChord to obtain and maintain base access credentials.
   » At the time of hire, possess a current valid Washington State driver's license and reliable vehicle for reimbursable local travel between campuses or sites.

Internal Number: H1809

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