Posted: Tuesday, January 24, 2017 12:03 AM
Company Name: Job Corps/ CHP International
Compensation $34,000 to $38,000 Annually (plus commission)
Benefits Offered Vision, Medical, Dental, 401K
Employment Type Full-Time
Outreach & Admissions Counselor
Position Title : Outreach and Admissions Counselor
Location: Lincoln, NE Outreach and Admissions
Reports To: Project Director
Do you have what it takes?
Job Corps is a free education and vocational training program that helps young people between the ages of 16 and 24 develop the skills needed to succeed in today’s workforce.
We are seeking an experienced Outreach and Admissions Counselor to work with our Nebraska Outreach and Admissions Team. The successful candidate will be primarily working out of the Lincoln office.
The successful candidate must have superb organizational and time management skills; they must have the ability to work independently; have a great attitude; and the eagerness to learn Job Corps policies and procedures in a timely manner.
The successful candidate must be flexible; creative; and productive working independently; and as part of the overall Nebraska Outreach and Admissions team.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Must have excellent communication and organizational skills. Public speaking experience essential. Ability to work independently necessary.
Ability to relate to people of all age groups, academic abilities and cultures required.
Must have ability to manage multiple priorities and complete assigned projects on time. Ability to learn new technologies required.
Provide support services to the Job Corps Centers in Nebraska and Iowa by recruiting qualified applicants for entry into the Job Corps program and conducting a wide-range of community outreach activities.
The Outreach and Admissions Counselor may require travel throughout the Lancaster, Saunders, York, Seward, Gage, Cass, Otoe, Johnson, Nemaha, Richardson, Pawnee, Butler, Saline, Thayer, Fillmore, and Polk Counties to connect with potential applicants and future employers on a weekly/bi-weekly/monthly basis.
Qualified applicants will be required to use their own vehicle for travel; no company vehicle will be provided, but mileage will be compensated.
Skills and Knowledge:
Excellent customer service and a commitment to providing the highest levels of customer satisfaction both internally and externally
Effective and demonstrable verbal and written business communication
Proven ability to develop meaningful connections within diverse communities; including a wide range of community organizations, community leaders, and community members
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public
Self-starter who effectively multi-tasks while still maintaining the highest level of efficiency, communication, and attention to detail
Commitment to supporting at-risk and low-income young adults
Excellent computer skills in a Windows based environment; competency using MS Office applications; and other internet/cloud based computer programs and environments
Must maintain strict confidentiality in performing the duties and must demonstrate the following personal attributes:
Self-disciplined, enthusiastic, energetic, and motivated team player
Performance driven and goal oriented
Honest and trustworthy
Respectful and courteous
Culturally aware and sensitive
Demonstrate sound work ethics and good judgment
Excellent time management skills
Education and/or Experience:
Bachelor’s degree plus one year of marketing, sales, recruitment, or related field required. Must have excellent communication and organizational skills. Public speaking experience essential. Ability to work independently necessary. Ability to relate to people of all age groups, academic abilities and cultures required. Experience with word processing, database, spreadsheet and presentation software necessary. Must have ability to manage multiple priorities and complete assigned projects on time. Ability to learn new technologies required.
The position is generally performed in an office or community environment and may involve frequent interruptions. Occasional evening and/or weekend hours may be necessary.
This position may require extensive automobile travel throughout the assigned territory, as required by the position; therefore, a valid driver’s license, clean DMV record, and automobile insurance in accordance with agency liability standards is required.
If interested in applying for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to outlining:
Highest Level of Education Completed
Previous Experience working with Youth
Submit emails and cover letter to: Michelle Olson: email@example.com
Job Type: Full-time
Job Location: Lincoln, NE
Required Education: Bachelor's
Required experience: Working With Youth: 1 year, and Sales/Marketing/Recruiting experience a plus
Salary Range: $34,000-$38,000
• Location: Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
• Post ID: 8071599 lincoln