Black River Technical College is seeking qualified applicants for the position of SNAP/TANF Career Coach with the home office located in the DWS Affiliate One Stop in Paragould. Traveling to towns in the counties of Clay, Greene, Lawrence, and Randolph will be required. Some overnight travel will also be required for training and professional development. This position may require evening or weekend hours. The is a full-time, twelve-month position.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The SNAP/TANF Career Coach will act in a dual role as both a counselor and a case manager who will assess clients’ needs and provide direct support and services to participants. The person hired will help determine if a client is eligible for services. They will assist students with transition services such as exploring careers, goal setting, job search skills, resume preparation, completing a job application, interview skills, referring participants to Adult Basic Education Instructors or other staff for testing, entering post-secondary and training and apprenticeship programs. The SNAP/TANF Career Coach will also be responsible for connecting clients to resources such as transportation, childcare, housing, counseling, etc. In addition, they will complete any professional development needed as determined by the Adult Education Division.
Knowledge and experience using MS Word, Excel, Zoom, or Go Meet (or another online meeting platform). The candidate must have the ability to be a self-starter and work with clients both online and in person. Other important skills include patience, effective listening, leadership skills, and organization.
The applicant must have a bachelor’s degree. In addition, they must complete the Career Service Provider Training within one year of hire.
Applications will be taken until the position is filled.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, state application, and three references to:
BLACK RIVER TECHNICAL COLLEGE
Julie Edington, Executive Director of Human Resources
P.O. Box 468
Pocahontas, AR 72455
Telephone (870) 248-4032
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