CTE Transition Specialist (Full Time- Grant Funded)

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Job Title:

CTE Transition Specialist (Full Time- Grant Funded)

Reports To and Evaluated by:

Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives for Adult, Career & Technical Education

Required Qualifications:

A bachelor’s degree with coursework or related experience in education, education administration, teaching, counseling, and/or career services. Experience working with postsecondary students or adult learners. Familiarity with the needs of students in Career & Technical Education (CTE) programs. This position may be required to work at off-campus sites one or more days a week. May need to work occasional evenings and weekends as defined by the needs of the department.

Must be able to demonstrate the Morton College core values of compassion, fairness, respect, responsibility, tolerance and truth.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s degree in Education or Counseling (or a related subject). Experience working with CTE students. Familiarity with career guidance, American Job Centers, retention initiatives, Integrated Education and Training programs, and the Essential Employability Skills Framework.

Job Summary:

Under the direction of the Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives, the CTE Transition Specialist is responsible for supporting CTE student transition programs. The Specialist will serve as the CTE liaison for student services, coordinating and developing student success initiatives and events. The Specialist will also work with department chairs and the Career Services office to support those nearing certificate completion. This role is also responsible for working with the local American Job Center to support a two-way referral system for CTE programs.

Specific Job Duties:

•Collaborate with the local American Job Center to provide students with access to their services.
•Assist CTE Faculty with the implementation of Employability Skills in their classes.
•Serve as the CTE liaison with the Student Services department.
•Support the development of career pathway options and bridge programs for CTE students.
•Work with the Associate Dean to refer students for and help coordinate apprenticeships and internships.
•Support CTE students as they transition into and graduate from CTE programs.
•Serve as the CTE liaison with the tutoring department to ensure students’ needs are being met.
•Facilitate student relationships with their instructors by advocating on the students’ behalf when necessary.
•Conduct college tours and coordinate guest speakers and workshops on behalf of CTE programs.
•Visit CTE classes to promote campus and community services.
•Represent CTE programs at college events, community events, and other networking opportunities such as career fairs.
•Represent CTE programs during the College’s annual New Student Orientation.
•Support the development of and participate in orientation sessions for CTE students.
•Attend all required meetings and training sessions.
•Complete professional development activities as assigned.
•Perform other duties and special projects as assigned.

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Posted: 1/10/2021
Application Due: 4/10/2021
Work Type: Full Time