Classified: Career Specialist
- Position Type:
Support Staff/Career Specialist
- Date Posted:
Agua Fria High School
- Closing Date:
Until Filled   Additional Information:
The Career Specialist will organize, maintain and operate the site Career Center where students, teachers, and parents may access college, vocational and technological information and resources. The Career Specialist will work with counselors to develop and maintain a wide variety of career materials
Collaborates with site leadership, counselors and teachers on the development of Advisory lessons that prepare students to be college and career ready as defined by the AFUHSD College-Career-Readiness-Index
Maintains a career folder for students interested in college/career/scholarships
Conducts personal interviews with each senior regarding post-secondary plans
Schedules visits for 2/4 year college recruiters technical/vocational schools and Armed Services
Assists teachers with scheduling classes into the Career Center
Collaborates with counselors and administration in the development and review of ECAP’s for all students beginning freshman year
Assists students with financial aid, scholarship, college, career and testing information
Administers career inventory tests
Researches, markets, and publicizes scholarship opportunities for students
Collects completed scholarships, reviews and prepares for mailing
Schedules scholarship interviews for local scholarships
Organizes College Visitation Day, Financial Aid Night, and other opportunities for students and families to successfully complete college, scholarship and financial aid applications
Assists with College and Career Night
Works with school and community to coordinate the Honors Assembly.
Collaborates with guidance counselors to ensure that students are participating in experiences that prepare them to be college and career ready as defined by the AFUHSD College-Career-Readiness-Index.
Collaborates with guidance counselors and teachers to increase the number of students applying for post-secondary learning experiences.
Prepares Monthly Scholarship Newsletter and updates for daily announcements.
Keeps College and Career Center updated with current college/career information.
Maintain confidentiality of information regarding students, staff, parents and school issues
Provide a welcoming atmosphere for students, staff, parents and community
Perform responsibilities in an ethical and professional manner
Maintain punctual and regular attendance
Perform other related duties as assigned
Must be able to tolerate prolonged periods of sitting and computer work
Must be able to tolerate a semi-private working environment
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JOB DESCRIPTION – Career Specialist
TITLE: Career Specialist FTE: 1.0
FLSA STATUS: Non Exempt HOURS PER DAY: 8
WORK CALENDAR: 198 days
COMPENSATION: Grade E (Starting at $15.84/hour)
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The qualifications for this job description are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required
Education / Certificate
1. Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent.
2. Must have and maintain a valid IVP Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card
1. Ability to work with students, parents, and educators in developing educational plans.
2. Ability to meet schedules, deadlines, and coordinate multiple tasks.
3. Ability to create displays, prepare materials and promote career centered school events.
4. Ability to work independently.
5. Ability to work position-related evening events.
1. Must possess excellent communication skills, both verbally and in written form with
parents, staff, administrators, vendors, consultants, and community officials; bilingual
1. Must possess experience with computer technology and information systems.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
1. Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
2. Ability to regularly push, pull or lift weights up to 15 pounds
3. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus
4. Regular talking and listening is required
5. Ability to frequently stand, walk, bend, sit
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential duties and responsibilities of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
GBA – EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
The District provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, the District complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. The District expressly prohibits any form of workplace discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.