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Career Coach - Project STAGE

Company: Indian River State College
Location: Fort Pierce
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS: The qualifications and skill requirements for this position include:

  • Associate's degree from an accredited institution; and a minimum of two (2) years related work experience with ESE students;
  • Must have one-year experience in Advocacy, creating support groups, educational advocacy, group facilitation skills, and parent skill building;
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills;
  • Ability to interact professionally and politely with the students, public, and college faculty & staff.
  • Possess organizational, interpersonal, and management skills;
  • Ability to prioritize work responsibilities;
  • Ability to exercise initiative, problem-solve, and make decisions with minimal supervision;
  • Skill in gathering, interpreting, and reporting information;
  • Bilingual is preferred.
  • Valid Florida Driver License and insured personal vehicle, IRSC does not provide a vehicle for this position. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The essential job functions and responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:
    • Maintain knowledge of all IRSC and Project STAGE policies and procedures;
    • Comply with Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA - 34 CFR Part 99);
    • Encourage parent involvement and participation in center-based programs and activities;
    • Communicate with parents for the purpose of providing information to ensure student learning improvement and relay that information to the Dean of Workforce Education & Program Director.
    • Visit employers throughout Martin, St Lucie, Indian River and Okeechobee counties regarding Project STAGE students and recruiting potential employers and relay that information to the Dean of Workforce Education.
    • Demonstrated proficiency in MS Office, especially MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and Adobe Creative Cloud. SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The specific duties and responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:
      • Help students identify appropriate employment.
      • Help students identify appropriate work accommodations.
      • Help prepare students for internships and/or job placement.
      • In collaboration with Project STAGE staff, produce three newsletters per year during the months of September, December, and March;
      • Field questions regarding Project STAGE activities;
      • Discuss general situations with staff and or parents that are pertinent to the success of the program;
      • Participate in monthly staff meetings;
      • Participate in trainings/workshops and complete other duties as assigned by the Dean of Workforce Education. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: This position requires an ability to sit, stand, walk, bend, lift, reach up, stoop, and carry items occasionally in excess of twenty-five (25) pounds. It also requires manual dexterity to operate standard office machines, such as, copier, fax, calculator, telephone, and other equipment as necessary. IRSC expects its employees to follow proper safety standards while employed by the College. Classification Staff Supervisory No FLSA Exempt No Employment Type Temporary With Benefits (Fixed Term) Compensation and Application Deadline The salary for this position is $18.94/hour - Exact compensation may vary based on skills, experience and education - This position is Grant Funded - Open until filled -

Keywords: Indian River State College, Fort Pierce , Career Coach - Project STAGE, Education / Teaching , Fort Pierce, Florida

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