This position operates as the key point of entry for Department of Social Service (DSS) Education and Training clients entering the college and supporting clients in successfully accessing education and training services within the college.
1. Defines educational pathway for Education and Training (E&T) clients based on assessment and client goals to include options in Adult Literacy, Occupational Training, Employability Skills and Curriculum programs; 2. Provides educational assessments to referred Education and Training clients; 3. Provides employability skills training opportunities within the DSS County office as appropriate; 4. Provides DSS County staff with informational material on community college educational opportunities, schedules and Education Navigator contact; 5. Collaborates with DSS County staff on tracking E&T clients through educational plan to include Entry, Progression, Completion and Outcomes; 6. Collaborates with partner organizations to develop referral sources to support E&T clients in reaching a successful completion; 7. Coordinates with DSS to establish a reverse referral process for community college students to DSS for FNS E&T services as appropriate; 8. Collaborates with DSS Interagency team to develop models of community college and DSS County office partnerships to support student success and DSS vision; 9. Assists NCCCS in developing 50/50 reimbursable models of funding for sustainable community college partnerships; 10. Assists other NC community colleges in implementing partnership models with local DSS county offices as E&T plans scale across the state; 11. Participates in state level meetings and conferences to share best practices and challenges to implementation; 12. Other job-related tasks as assigned.
1. Bachelor’s degree; 2. Two years of experience in career coaching and educational pathway development; 3. Experience with networking with state agencies and various workforce development partners.
1. Knowledge-base of North Carolina community college academic program areas; 2. Experience with the NCCCS College Information System (CIS), Career Readiness Certification database, or any other comprehensive database system.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
1. Renewal of the position will be based on availability of funding; 2. Official transcripts, from a regionally accredited institution, are required to be received a minimum of two business weeks before the first day of work. Failure to comply may result in revocation of the job offer.
Quick Link URL: 4456
Open Date: 10/05/2017
Applications will begin being reviewed on: 10/19/2017
Founded in 1959 in the heart of Asheville, A-B Tech is the largest higher education
institution in Western North Carolina, serving approximately 25,000 students a year
in Buncombe and Madison counties through our curriculum, continuing education and
workforce development programs. Located on a picturesque campus bordered by
Biltmore Estate, Asheville High School and Mission Health, A-B Tech at...tracts local
residents, as well as people from across the country who are drawn to Asheville’s
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