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Career Coach-Nashville High School at University of Arkansas in Nashville, Arkansas

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Job Description:

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Type of Position:

Professional Staff - Project/Program Administration

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Institution Name:

Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas

Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas (UA Cossatot) began in DeQueen, Arkansas in 1975 as an Arkansas Vocational-Technical School, designed to provide relevant workforce training for four counties in southwest Arkansas. Fast forward to now where UA Cossatot has four vibrant campuses and over 1500 students learning in a variety of for-credit disciplines plus a host of area industry employees sharpening their skills through our workforce training programs. UA Cossatot prides itself on a safe work environment, where all employees undergo rigorous background checks and are welcomed to the college with an abundance of hands-on orientations to their positions. UA Cossatot also embraces Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) where everything we do is measured and analyzed to ensure we are giving students the very best we have to offer. CQI involves all employees and completes a cycle that starts with the strategic plan and ends with an Institutional Effectiveness Evaluation. It's okay to brag a little when you work for UA Cossatot!Cossatot Community College of the University o Arkansas is an NCA-accredited two-year institution affiliated with the University of Arkansas System with Campuses in De Queen, Nashville, Ashdown, and Lockesburg Arkansas. The Colleges designated service area includes Sevier, Little River, Howard and Pike counties.

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High School Concurrent Programs

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Summary of Job Duties:

This position ensures that middle (grades 7 -12) and high school students attending an Arkansas high school have the opportunity and support needed to increase their knowledge, skills, and educational attainment necessary for education/training beyond high school and the workforce. By providing college and career guidance to the families eligible for these programs, the project directly addresses the needs of these populations.

* Maintain records on all services and programs provided to students.
* Provide early outreach to low-income students and their parents with information about the importance of postsecondary education, as well as accurate information on how to prepare, apply, and pay for it.
* Deliver interest inventories and skills assessments to assist individuals in making informed career decisions.
* Facilitate the development of individual career plans and portfolios.
* Assist students with enrolling in education or training programs.
* Provide information on careers, career pathways, and educational requirements.
* Facilitate opportunities for job shadowing, mentoring, internships, visitCars to business and industry, and other career awareness activities.
* Provide or connect low-income students to support services that will ease the transition to postsecondary education.
* Provide information on pursuing and obtaining industry-valued certifications.
* Provide information on how to earn a Workforce Alliance for Growth in the Economy (WAGE) certificate.
* Connect educationally disadvantaged youth and adults to "bridge programs" that teach basic academic skills in the context of training for advancement to better jobs and postsecondary education.
* Connect students to academic enrichment activities such as study groups, tutoring, and workshops on study skills.
* Connect high school students to early college programs, Advanced Placement classes, and academic and career and technical education (CTE) and concurrent-credit enrollment.
* Provide a continuum of career guidance to ease the transition of students from middle school to high school to postsecondary education or training and ultimately to the workplace.
* Assist with delivery of ACT remediation services and programs.


  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Career Development Facilitator (CDF) certificate or obtain one within a year of employment.

  • Bilingual is a plus

Salary Information:

$36,000 annual salary, plus an excellent benefits package

Required Documents to Apply:

Cover Letter/Letter of Application, Resume, Unofficial/Official Transcript(s)

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Additional Information:

All applications must include a cover letter, an updated resume, and copy of unofficial transcripts. Applications received without the required documents will be incomplete and will not be considered for the position.

Recruitment Contact Information:

Kelly Plunk, Director of Human Resources, (870) 584-1104 or

All application materials must be uploaded to the University of Arkansas System Career Site

Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.

Pre-employment Screening Requirements:

Criminal Background Check

Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas is committed to providing a safe campus community. We conduct background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check. For certain positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check, a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) check, and/or drug screening. Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

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Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding

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