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Educational Counselor, P/T

Company: Core Civic
Location: Youngstown
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

$22.72 per hourAt CoreCivic, our employees are driven by
a deep sense of service, high standards of professionalism and a responsibility
to better the public good. -We are currently seeking a -Educational Counselor, P/T -who has a passion for providing the highest quality care in an
institutional, secure setting. -Come join a team that is dedicated to
making an impact for the people and communities we serve. The Educational Counselor, P/T provides academic and
vocational guidance, and counsels inmates/residents to assist them in achieving
more effective personal, social, educational and vocational development and
adjustment. - Coordinates and administers
mandated or standardized tests to evaluate inmate/student progress and
determine program effectiveness. - Assists
in maintaining student enrollment in the Education Department, and teaches as
necessary. This is a part-time position
that regularly works less than 30 hours per week.

  • Collect, organize and analyze information about individuals through records, tests, interviews and professional sources, to appraise their interest, aptitudes, abilities and personality characteristics. - Evaluates inmates/students to assist with vocational, and academic post-release planning, and to ensure enrollment in appropriate classes. Counsel inmates/students to assist them in defining goals, and planning and documenting a program of study reflecting their interests, abilities and needs. - -Administer Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) and evaluates test results to determine student enrollment in appropriate classes. Assess the accomplishments of inmates/students and maintains progress reports as required
  • Provides occupational, educational and other information to aid inmates/students in formulating realistic educational and vocational plans. Maintains a career center with current information concerning job opportunities and strives to implement by instruction and action, the department's philosophy of education and instructional goals and objectives. Qualifications:
    • Graduate from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Education is required.
    • A Master's degree in Education is preferred.
    • Three years of experience in a full-time professional education position is required.
    • Must
      possess current teacher certificate/licensure. -Must
      possess or be eligible for certification, license or other credentials if required
      by contract and/or state of employment. Continued employment in this position will be contingent upon obtaining
      and/or maintaining required agency credentials. - -
      Experience in Microsoft Office or other similar software applications is required.A valid driver's license is required.Minimum Age Requirement: Must be at least 21 years of age. CoreCivic is a Drug-Free Workplace
      & EOE including Disability/Veteran.

Keywords: Core Civic, Youngstown , Educational Counselor, P/T, Other , Youngstown, Ohio

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