The Transition Coordinator will enhance the JobSource Team’s effectiveness by providing community outreach to businesses and colleges, in school transition services including but not limited to class room instruction on careers, job training, mentoring, job coaching, vocational (work place) exploration services, job shadow opportunities, situational assessments and post-secondary education counseling to individuals in the community.
Reporting directly to the Director of Community Employment, the Transition Coordinator provides assistances to individuals within their assigned High School(s). The Transition Coordinator assists the JobSource Team to meet established goals outlined in the RFF and Indiana Vocational Rehabilitation contract. While maintaining appropriate records, objectives, and ensure compliance with state agencies, school policies, CARF standards, and JobSource/Opportunity Enterprises, Inc. policies and procedures.
The Transition Coordinator must be creative and enjoy working in a mission driven environment, results-driven and community oriented. The ideal individual will have the ability to exercise good judgment in a variety of situations, with strong written and verbal communication, teaching and training skills, organizational skills, and the ability to maintain a realistic balance among multiple priorities. The Transition Coordinator will have the ability to work independently and must be able to work under pressure at times to handle a wide variety of activities and confidential matters with discretion.
- Lead Team member for setup of community business sites to be utilized by the students;
- Create and formulate job readiness curriculum to be used in a classroom setting.
- Plan and execute annual job fair, career day and post-secondary education fair.
- Provide one-on-one classroom and worksite services which may include career explorations, job readiness, job shadowing, situational assessments, and work experience opportunities in the community.
- Maintain necessary documentation, data and reports as required by CARF (Commission of Accreditation Rehabilitation Facilities) standards, funding source and agency.
- Advocate for and pursue services as appropriate to meet the individual needs of students.
- Maintain the required productivity level at 85% rate based on authorizations and assigned caseload.
- Develop and maintain productive relationships with teachers and faculty, with local employers, students, parents, co-workers and others as appropriate.
- Become familiar with student specific information by attending conferences andreading files prior to onset of services.
- Monitor and document student progress on struggles and successes.
- Attend and participate in department, division, and agency meetings required.
- Must possess valid Driver's license, with a driving record acceptable to Opportunity Enterprises, Inc.’s insurance carrier.
- Must have high school diploma/GED
- Must be 18 years of Older
- Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, and Excel), and Adobe Acrobat
- Proficient computer skills.
- Must be able to type 40 WPM
- Proficient with electronical devices
- Must pass pre-screening requirements (i.e. Drug screening, TB Test, and Background check).
Full time benefits include dental, vision, medical, 401K plan and paid time off.