Student Services Coordinator II


Job title: Student Services Coordinator II

Company: State of South Carolina

Job description: Job Responsibilities

If your goal is to build a career that makes a difference, consider joining the dedicated people of South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ).

About Us

It is the mission of the South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) to protect the public and reclaim juveniles through prevention, community services, education, and rehabilitative services in the least restrictive environment.

Job Duties:

Under limited supervision of the Senior Manager of the Career and Opportunities Development for Educational Services Division, directs the administration of Career Readiness Center (CRC), assist with programing at the Empowerment & Enrichment Academy, Youth Empowerment Centers/Sites (YES)(16).

Participates with state agencies, organizations that are involved with at-risk youth and job readiness and career development programs/services. Assist in the development of policy and procedures, and the planning, implementation, evaluation, monitoring, and revision of the aforementioned programs in accordance with legislative mandates and Agency Mission.

Coordinate additional services and programs to Midlands Empowerment & Enrichment Academy; support the YES, and respond to any requests (programing/services) from the YES; prepare CRC/YES monthly reports based on outcome measures and managing data for Career and Opportunities Development and Division of Educational Services and DJJ leadership.

Assists in marketing of the CRC/YES, serves as a back-up to the Career and Opportunities Senior Manager as needed; attending meetings; assist in the development of career and opportunities development programing and promotional materials, forms; travel as needed to promote and conduct training for the CRC and YES.

Provides statewide technical assistance, data collection and training to the Youth Empowerment Sites (16), and Long and Short Term Facilities (45), and Division Educational Services Career transition Teams and and assist with Job Development services for 2 Regions.

Provide job and career development services to your assigned region by working closely with regional administrators, County Directors and County Staff.

These services may include attending meeting, conducting career assessments, training and referrals for additional support and services.

Performs other related duties as requested or required.

Minimum and Additional Requirements

Agency Requirements: A Bachelor’s Degree and experience in student services programs

Note: If any Agency Requirements are listed above, applicants must also meet those requirements to be considered for the position. Salary may vary depending on experience and qualifications. Candidates must present documentation of their attainment of college degree(s) at the time of interview. Documentation must be either an official or unofficial copy of the college transcript or Letter of Verification of Degree from the institution’s Registrar’s Office. If the candidate selected for the position provided an unofficial copy, it must be replaced with an official copy on or before the HR processing date.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of the principles and theories of student development and educational administration. Knowledge of the techniques of individual, group and career counseling (CDF).

Knowledge of laws, regulations, policies and procedures relevant to the area of employment; ability to exercise judgment and discretion

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

Ability to interpret and apply laws, regulations, policies and procedures.

Highly organized and ability to communicate and work effectively with diverse groups and individuals within DJJ and externally.

This position reports to the Student Services Manager of Career and Opportunities Development; we receive annually scheduled Performance Evaluations.

Employee must be able to work independently within established guidelines, and be proactive in responding to Career and Opportunities Development customer needs.

Must have ability to work in a high-stress, high-traffic/fast-paced environment; and flexibility to work some evenings and weekends. Moderate lifting of 40 pounds or less, long periods of sitting and working at a computer monitor. Capable of attending overnight trainings and workshops

Additional Comments

Applications are incomplete if you fail to answer all supplemental questions, education and work history. Incomplete applications are not referred to hiring managers. Applications are accepted until 5:00 p.m. on the stated closing date.

You will be asked to provide a certified transcript if selected for a position requiring a degree. A background investigation will be conducted that may include, but not limited to, criminal records, driver’s license and child abuse registry prior to an offer of employment. Additionally, a medical examination and drug testing may be required. Please provide an explanation for any gaps in employment. A resume may be attached with your application, but not substituted for completing the work history section of the application.

The South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice offers an exceptional benefits package for FTE positions that includes:

  • Health, Dental, Vision, Long Term Disability, and Life Insurance for Employee, Spouse, and Children
  • 15 days annual (vacation) leave per year
  • 15 days sick leave per year
  • 13 paid holidays
  • State Retirement Plan and Deferred Compensation Programs

Expected salary: $34331 – 63524 per year

Location: Richland County, SC

Job date: Sat, 14 May 2022 07:54:26 GMT

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