Admissions Counselor at Adams and Associates in Brunswick, Georgia

Posted in Other 10 days ago.





Job Description:

About Brunswick Job Corps Center

The Brunswick Job Corps Center provides students with the opportunity to earn their High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED), and hands-on training in the following areas: Certified Nurse Assistant, Clinical Medical Assistant, Medical Administration Assistant, Patient Care Technician, Plumbing, Painting, Security and Protective Services, HVAC, Landscaping, Electrical, and Building Construction Technology.


About Adams and Associates


Adams and Associates is a 100% employee-owned company that is service-focused and outcome-driven. We began as a small business formed in 1990 with the sole mission of operating at-risk youth and children's programs for local, state, and federal governmental agencies. Today, we are one of the largest workforce providers involved in the federal Job Corps program!

Adams and Associates employs more than 2,000 staff members across the United States. Each year we provide academic, vocational training, and placement services to approximately 9,000 young people from ages 16 to 24 primarily in a residential setting. Our academic and career technical training programs are accredited and lead to national industry-recognized credentials.


Position Summary:


Join our team at Brunswick Job Corps Center as an Admissions Counselor, where you will play a pivotal role in shaping the futures of students. You will be responsible for the recruitment, screening, and coordination of new student arrivals. This role demands a proactive approach in building valuable partnerships, ensuring student success right from their enrollment into our program.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct detailed screenings to assess applicants' eligibility and suitability for Job Corps, focusing on behavioral, medical, and educational backgrounds.
  • Effectively deny enrollment to non-qualified candidates while providing guidance to alternative educational resources.
  • Engage in comprehensive career counseling during admissions, ensuring students are well-informed and prepared for the program.
  • Act as a vital link between prospective students and the Job Corps Center, facilitating smooth enrollment and early student retention.
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with community agencies, schools, and other organizations to promote the Job Corps program.
  • Organize and conduct center tours, pre-arrival visits, and parent meetings.
  • Consistently produce high-quality work, maintaining integrity in all assignments and student data handling.
  • Prioritize tasks to meet goals and deadlines, demonstrating excellent organizational skills.
  • Maintain high standards of professionalism, punctuality, and productivity.
  • Mentor and model positive behavior as per the Career Success Standards.
  • Actively participate in the development and enhancement of programs and services, ensuring they meet student needs.



Qualifications




QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE


Associates degree in human services, psychology, counseling, education, social science, communications or closely related field and two years related experience required. Bachelors degree in human services, psychology, counseling, education, social science, communications, or closely related field preferred. Experience may include successful Job Corps enrollment or successful enrollment in other youth development programs. Must possess a valid in-State Drivers License and meet Company insurability requirements


"Adams and Associates, Inc. abides by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability." This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.
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