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New Job Admissions Counselor In Mississippi

ADMISSIONS COUNSELOR
ADMISSIONS COUNSELOR

ADMISSIONS COUNSELOR

Company : Chugach Government Solutions
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Mississippi

Full Description

About Us:
When you work at Chugach Government Solutions (CGS), you join a proud legacy of supporting missions while sustaining culture.

The federal division of Chugach Alaska Corporation, CGS has been supporting critical missions as a government contractor for over 25 years. Our focus is to support facility maintenance, IT/technical services, construction and education. We are proud to have built, and continue to foster, an incredibly talented team spanning across the globe in hundreds of different fields – each team member proud to serve our country with first-class business services, while also making a difference for our Chugach shareholders.

At CGS, empowering employees is a part of our core, and that focus is one of the ways we build and foster high-performing teams. We empower our employees through competitive compensation and benefits package, professional growth opportunities, truthful communication, and more!

If you are looking for an opportunity to serve something bigger than yourself; if you want your day job to be one that creates meaningful value; if you are looking for an environment that highly values employees and respects individual differences – then Chugach Government Solutions may be the right fit for you!
Job Overview:
The incumbent conducts professional eligibility determinations, interviews applicants, and assesses youth to make recommendations for program enrollment. Effective evaluation, enrollment recommendation and overall retention of students is the primary and key responsibility of this position. This includes identifying the applicant, determining applicant eligibility for suitability and commitment to ensure program retention.
Responsibilities:

Essential Duties & Job Functions:

  • Markets Job Corps to One Stop Centers, schools, social service agencies, foster care organizations, youth programs and other appropriate organizations to promote referral of applicants who are eligible to participate in the Job Corps programs.
  • Provides applicants with accurate information about Job Corps, to include program requirements for graduation, program expectations such as student rules, zero tolerance policy and current Center program offerings.
  • Independently assesses, verifies and documents eligibility for Job Corps programs, as well as making appropriate enrollment approvals of selected students to meet Center goals and program commitment.
  • Enters all information involving applicant eligibility criteria and additional enrollment factors in Outreach and Admissions Student Information System (OASIS).
  • Uploads and submits all data electronically while protecting personally identifiable information
  • Recruits to meet student occupancy and retention goals based on contract requirements.
  • Monitors and tracks the enrollee through the first 90-days of the program to ensure attendance and retention issues are met.
  • Conducts center tours for applicants, parents and referral sources.
  • Provides information on Job Corps to interested youth and agencies.
  • Independently researches and assesses readiness and suitability of applicants to participate in Job Corps.
  • Assists applicants in developing a career and employability plan, utilizing the electronic Personal Career Development Plan (ePCDP).
  • Obtains all additional information necessary to evaluate eligibility, complete applications accurately, and submit through the Quality Control process.
  • Follows all Quality Control processes for file submission and maintenance.
  • Ensures quality case notes are entered for each contact with applicants; updates case notes for no-shows and applicants who are no longer interested.
  • Notifies applicants of acceptance and assignment.
  • Facilitates departure/arrival of applicants’ travel and coordinates needed assistance from referral source and/or parents.
  • Files weekly and monthly outreach and achievement reports to the Sr. AC and or OA Manager as directed.
  • Counsels inappropriate or ineligible applicants regarding alternative programs and agencies and makes referrals.
  • Maintains a resource file for recruitment/outreach and referral purposes.
  • Provides ongoing outreach and updates all resource files.
  • Maintains the highest level of integrity, professionalism and ethics in all actions as a Chugach employee.
  • Performs related work as assigned.
Job Requirements:

Mandatory:

  • Bachelor’s degree in human services, psychology, counseling, education, social science, communications, or closely related field or Associate's degree in human services, psychology, counseling, education, social science, communications, or closely related field, and two years related experience may be substituted for the Bachelor’s degree. Experience may include successful Job Corps outreach and admissions experience or successful outreach and admissions experience with other youth development programs.
  • One (1) year experience in sales, marketing, or counseling.
  • Successfully pass background check and/drug test required on the contract.
  • Current, valid driver’s license and an acceptable driving record.
Reasonable Accommodation:
CGS will provide reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity:
Chugach is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, disability, genetic factors, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.