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Admissions Assistant

Company: Dynamic Educational Systems, Inc.
Location: Tacoma
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description About the Company Dynamic Workforce Solutions/DESI Job Corps contracts with state and local entities to provide services that offer the communities we serve reliable workforce development and training solutions that result in talented, well-trained people positioned for tomorrow's jobs. Our innovative approach to delivering services, passion for the work we do and commitment to ongoing quality have defined over three decades of exceptional results. Our people feel they are part of something way bigger than just a job. We commit to delivering Extreme Customer service in order to provide outstanding outcomes for the people and businesses we serve. At Northwest DESI Outreach, Admissions and Career Transitions Services, we believe that each and every employee plays an important role in our success, this is why we strive to provide each employee with: Competitive Compensation Comprehensive Benefits Program, including Medical Dental Vision Life Employee Assistance Program Flexible Spending Account And more A Balance of Work and Time off including Starting with 18 days of Paid Time Off, you gradually start accruing more PTO until you earn up to 28 days per year Full-time employees are eligible for eleven paid holidays during the year, January through December - immediately upon hire Join us and take the first step to an exciting and rewarding Career with Northwest DESI Outreach, Admissions and Career Transitions Services - Make a difference Admissions Counselor Job Description Classification: Exempt Reports To: Outreach and Admissions Manager Position Description Reports to the Outreach and Admissions Manager. Responsible for outreach and admissions (OA) and counseling services for students in compliance with Department of Labor (DOL)/Job Corps standards and management directives. Essential Functions 1. Complies with all management, corporate and government directives, and standard operating procedures. 2. Models, mentors, and monitors a positive normative culture. 3. Performs outreach, admissions, and counseling services, as required, within an assigned Job Corps territory. 4. Recommends advertising for recruitment. 5. Ensures that all applicants arrive on the assigned center by following established DESI procedures. 6. Provides Job Corps orientation and Job Corps overall program orientation to prospective students. 7. Collects and verifies all required applicant documentation to determine eligibility and suitability for Job Corps. 8. Ensures student acceptance into the program and safe arrival on center. 9. Establishes personal contact with referral source agencies, organizations, and community support agencies. 10. Conducts at least five face-to-face visits to five new outreach contacts each month and maintains five linkage contacts each month. 11. Participates in at minimum one major event or community activity each month. 12. Provides follow-up on all prospective students awaiting assignment and ensures that students maintain their interest in the program. 13. Maintains active follow-up with enrollees after enrollment to monitor 30-, 45-, 60-, and 90-day graduate rate and graduate placement-rate performance. 14. Acts as the liaison with public and private service agencies. 15. Conducts tours of centers with individuals or groups. 16. Maintains accountability of property by acting as a responsible custodian, adheres to safety practices, and performs safety inspections in areas of responsibility. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Required Education & Experience -- Bachelor---s or Associate's degree in human services, psychology, counseling, education, social science, communications, or closely related field -- Two years of related experience -- Experience may include successful Outreach and Admissions experience with youth development programs. Certifications/Competencies -- Ability to interact with individuals from economically and socially diverse backgrounds -- Ability to interview prospective applicants and determine program suitability -- Ability to interact cooperatively with placement staff to ensure that maximum efforts are provided to give quality services to youth -- Ability to create and maintain database files on an integrated computer system Minimum Eligibility Qualifications -- A valid driver---s license in the state of employment with an acceptable driving record is required -- I-9 documentation required to verify authorization to work in the United States -- Ability to pass pre-employment drug test and background check

Keywords: Dynamic Educational Systems, Inc., Tacoma , Admissions Assistant, Other , Tacoma, Washington

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