Westover Job Corps - Business Community Liaison (BCL)/Work-Based Learning (WBL) Specialist
Company: Alternate Perspectives Inc
Posted on: June 12, 2022
TITLE Westover Job Corps - Business Community Liaison
(BCL)/Work-Based Learning (WBL) Specialist
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION
Alternate Perspectives, Incorporated (API) has an immediate opening
at our Contracted Job Corps Location. If you want to be a part of a
dynamic team that helps young people ages 16-24-years-old, this
place is for you! You will be a part of the nations most successful
youth training and education program for the past 50 years. API's
mission is to help create a world where people respect themselves,
respect others, respect their communities and strive for
excellence. We provide new ways of thinking, to create new ways of
doing for our employees, clients and communities and we are guided
in our work by our values of Accountability, Performance, and
Position Summary :
Reports to the Center Director. Responsible for establishing and
developing relationships and networks with community entities for
the purpose of providing job opportunities for Job Corps graduates.
Responsible for the Center's Community Relations and Industry
Advisory Councils and Work-Based Learning (WBL) program in
compliance with government and management directives.
Essential Functions :
Establish and develop network and relationship with local and
distant employers, applicable one-stop centers, local workforce
investment opportunities act (WIOA) boards, Community Relations
Council, and Industry Advisory Council for the purpose of providing
placement and employment opportunities for Job Corps graduates.
Establish and develop relationships with members of the surrounding
community to communicate Job Corps projects, changes in rules,
procedures or activities of the center that may affect the
community, and planning of events of mutual interest to the
community and the Job Corps center.
Develop linkages to ensure that work site supervisors understand
expectations of the workplace support role and the reciprocal
benefits of the WBL program.
Communicate regularly with the career technical academic and
counseling departments concerning the status of WBL and other
Coordinate the Industrial Advisory Council (IAC) and the Community
Relations Council (CRC) meetings.
Assist in the development of new and revised policies and
procedures affecting WBL and related programs and activities.
Assist with scheduling and arrange for the orderly transition of
students into the WBL assignment; coordinate transportation as
needed and maintain student progress reviews and records.
Maintain ongoing communications with Work-Based Learning providers,
schedule periodic visits to work sites and evaluate work sites to
ensure safety compliance.
Assist in ensuring that OMS performance standards meet or exceed
DOL and API standards and expectations; utilize automated systems
and reports, to include CIS and CTS reports, to monitor and enhance
student and program progress and performance.
Review and audit all assigned areas regularly for contractual
compliance and effectiveness of delivery of services to students;
prepare related reports.
Coordinate support services needed by students; gather necessary
placement information and direct information to the appropriate
Career Development Services/Career Transition Services staff.
Monitor student accountability and attendance on a regular basis
and provide reports to scheduling and attendance on a regular
Motivate and counsel students in areas of behavior, training,
personal and study habits and coordinate with other staff as
necessary to resolve issues.
Participate in the student evaluation process MCP meetings; enter
case notes and employer certifications earned and update student
progress with the attainment of CTT goals utilizing the CIS
Maintain a safe and clean work area and classroom that is conducive
to student learning and skill development and models industry
practices and high standards for a work environment.
Support, promote, and enforce the Job Corps Zero Tolerance Policy
and Center Behavior Management System.
Promote the development of Career Success Standards by modeling
appropriate behaviors, consistently monitoring student behavior and
conduct, and mentoring students where necessary.
Maintain accountability of students and property; adhere to safety
practices; attend all required staff training.
Cultivate and maintain a climate on center which is free of
harassment, intimidation and disrespect to provide a safe place for
staff and students to learn and work.
It is expected that the incumbent shall perform other duties as
assigned within his/her capabilities as determined by
Bachelor's degree in general studies or related field and two years
related experience, one of which should be in a supervisory
capacity. Directly related experience may be considered in lieu of
formal education requirements. Experience working with youth, and
excellent written and verbal communication skills and computer
proficiency also required. Valid driver's license with an
acceptable driving record, unless waived by management.
ZIP CODE 01022
KEY WORDS Work Based Learning/ Business Community Liaison,
Community Outreach Specialist
BENEFITS Healthcare, 401k, 11 Paid Holidays, paid time off,
POSITION Westover Job Corps - Business Community Liaison
(BCL)/Work-Based Learning (WBL) Specialist
DIVISION Westover Job Corps Center
NUMBER OF OPENINGS 1
HIRING MANAGER(S) Kate Kuzmeskus
REQ NUMBER ADM-22-00003
OPEN DATE 4/19/2022
We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion,
national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status,
pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected
Keywords: Alternate Perspectives Inc, Chicopee , Westover Job Corps - Business Community Liaison (BCL)/Work-Based Learning (WBL) Specialist, Other , Chicopee, Massachusetts
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