Description New Vision Academy is seeking a Transition Coordinator to provide resources and services to assist students intransitioning into the workplace. Counsels students on career options. Represents the school in the community.
To perform this jobsuccessfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform eachessential function listed below.
Maintainsa current listing of future employers, job search reference books and a videolibrary for student use. Visits a minimum of fifteen industries annually tocultivate student employment opportunities.
Counselsstudents in understanding the full range of educational and career options opento them and assists in the development of student employment portfolios.
Administersthe Career Ability Placement Survey (CAPS) to students within three weeks ofenrollment.
Coordinateswith staff in an effort to program for success for all students. Implementsfollow-up procedures upon successful student job placement and assists AcademicCoordinator in monitoring individual transition plan upon a student'sadmission.
Executesthe delivery of the EXIT document required by MSDE for every graduate'stransition from high school.
Interactswith parents, families, guardians, community persons, and organizations inorder to program for student success as related to the vocational servicesprovided to enrolled students.
Maintainsaccurate records of student participation in job search workshops and comprehensiverecords regarding the School to Work Completion Program, transition portfolioand community services hours.
Adheresto all Family Advocacy Services, LLC (FAS) and school policies and procedures.
Providesfor appropriate representation of the agency/school and its services within thecommunity.
Activelyparticipates in all staff meetings and training opportunities provided by theschool and/or agency.
Performs other related duties and activities asrequired.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree in a related field and two year'sexperience in providing vocational services to students/adults.
AMERICAN WITHDISABILITY STATEMENT
External and internal applicants, as well as positionincumbents who become disabled, must be able to perform the essential jobfunctions either unaided or with assistance of a reasonable accommodations tobe determined on a case by case basis.
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