Pre-Employment Transitions Specialist

Henderson Community College - Henderson, KY4.7

Full-time$34,000 a year
EducationSkills
Henderson Community College serves approximately 1,500 credit, dual credit, adult education and workforce development students each semester in the Northwest Kentucky Region. Henderson is one of 16 colleges in the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS). The college and its faculty and staff are focused on student and community development and success. HCC is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

Duties:
Provide career exploration and counseling, and coaching
Deliver work readiness and social skills support
Deliver self- advocacy training and support
Counsel and coach students on transition to postsecondary education
Develop and coordinate work based learning experiences
Record keeping and reporting using electronic reporting tool
Coordination of activities and services with partners

Qualifications:
A Bachelor's degree, a current Kentucky Teacher Certification, and two years related work experience are required. A Master's degree in Education or related field preferred.

The selected individual should be knowledgeable about disability programs and policies to include vocational rehabilitation, special education, career and technical education, career pathways, and should have strong communication, organization, relationship building, leadership, and community consensus-building skills. Travel and ability to work flexible hours required.

To be considered for employment, complete the online employment application, submit resume, letter of interest, and copies of all college transcripts and certifications. These documents may be submitted/uploaded online through the application process. Official transcripts will be required if selected for employment. The review of applications is ongoing until filled.

A benefits summary is available on HCC's HR page.

https://henderson.kctcs.edu/faculty-staff/media/hr/Employee_Benefits_Summary.pdf

Long Description:
Henderson Community College is seeking applicants for a full-time Pre-Employment Transition Specialist. This is a term-contract position. The successful candidate will work with Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) and local education agencies (LEA), to provide pre-employment transition services to students with disabilities ages 14-21 enrolled in Kentucky public schools. Qualifying students are eligible or potentially eligible for Vocational Rehabilitation services.

Contact:
Doris Lake

Assignment Period:
July 2018 through June 2019

Opportunity type:
Full Time

Job Type:
Regular

Degree Type:
Bachelor's degree (Master's preferred)

Minimum Years Experience:
Two