Career Advisor

Job Tracking ID:  512181-609087
Location:   Wilkes-Barre, PA
Job Type:  Full-Time/Regular
Date Updated:  February 16, 2018
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Job Description:

Do you have a passion for making a difference in someone’s life? Are you looking for an opportunity to use your background and empathetic nature to work for a progressive, forward-thinking and family-owned company where creativity is encouraged? Then the Career Advisor position is for you! We are seeking a dynamic, team-oriented and caring individual to join our spirited team.

Successful Elements:
• Recruit potential participants in the community
• Make presentations to groups of people
• Work independently with little or no supervision
• Teach in a classroom or other workshop setting
• Must be computer literate
• Converse with a wide range of professionals and demonstrate a positive professional attitude
• Manage a caseload of 50 to 75 customers with a 100% eligible enrollment rate
• Provide customized and holistic support to each participant through proven case management strategies, both individually and in group sessions
• Provide support and assistance in all areas related to gaining and/or retaining employment and career advancement
• Place customers into employment and training activities, such as individual training accounts, apprenticeships, internships and on-the-job training opportunities
• Manage relationships with all partners to ensure quality services for participants
• Maintain organized database of customers and keep detailed documentation of all contacts
• Maintain customer files as specified by contractor

Experience and Skills:

Required Experience:
• Teaching or instruction experience required
• Marketing and sales experience preferred
• Career counseling experience
• Demonstrated analytical and interpersonal skills
• Ability to prioritize tasks and document visits and contacts
• Ability to maintain flexibility as needs of contract or contractor require
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs
• Valid driver's license and acceptable driving record

Preferred Education:
• 1-3 years of business, training, teaching or sales experience
• Skills and experience in providing career development assistance
• Experience in a team-oriented environment

Bring your expertise to EDSI where you will be able to live our values every day: show up, smile and support!

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Additional Information:

Job Level:   Mid Career (2+ years)
Number of Openings:   1
Years of Experience:   2 - 5 Years
Level of Education:   Some College
Salary:   $ 34,000 to 36,000 per year
Starting Date :   ASAP