Career Coordinator Careers – Lee, Massachusetts
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Employment Type Full Time
The College Internship Program (CIP) is an educational institution providing comprehensive postsecondary transition programs for young adults on the Autism Spectrum, ADHD and other Learning Differences. Our mission is to inspire independence and expand the foundation on which young adults can build happy and productive lives.
The College Internship Program (CIP) Berkshire Center is looking to hire a Career Coordinator in it’s Lee, Massachusetts location.
The Career Coordinator is responsible for managing high quality job readiness and employment support programs and related services, service plans, and reports. This position prepares and supports students in their endeavors toward the world of work. The Career Coordinator regularly explores and develops partnerships with local businesses and organizations and has a detailed knowledge of Human Resources related practices such as resume building, mock interviews, workplace advocacy, and self-disclosure.
The most successful CIP staff members have a strong commitment to our core values of teamwork, respect, growth, and community.
Core Duties and Responsibilities:
Networks and creates productive relationships with employers to develop internship and job opportunities and to collect feedback on student performance
Manages service learning and volunteer programs
Manages the C-STEP (Career Skills Training & Employment Program)
Conducts career counseling and job coaching sessions
Supervises career coaches
Ensures that all students develop career portfolios
Tracks and reports on individual student progress regularly
Collaborates with CIP staff to ensure Job readiness is an integral part of the student’s holistic plan
Other duties as assigned
Skills, Education and Requirements:
Bachelor’s Degree in Special Education, Education, Psychology, Counseling, Social Work, Human Services, or a related field required. Master’s preferred
2+ years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
Belief in and knowledge of the potential abilities and skills of people living with learning and attention differences, Asperger's, high functioning autism, and related hidden disabilities
Interested candidates should submit a resume, salary expectation, and a cover letter detailing how your experience meets the requirements of the position.