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Job Title:

Career Preparation/New Student Orientation Specialist

Job Post ID:


Posted Until:







1st Shift


Full Time



Job Description:

The CPP Specialist role is a liaison with outreach/admissions, center, and career transition services staff to ensure student documentation is received timely and accurately and follow up with department heads to resolve persistent issues. Core responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

-Perform quality control audits of new student files prior to enrollment to ensure accuracy.
-Welcomes newly enrolled students and helps them get acclimated to the program through structured activities in compliance with the Job Corps Policy and Requirements Handbook and Strategix requirements.
-Facilitates the Job Corps MyPACE curriculum over the course of several weeks to ensure that each student researches labor market information and participates in career exploration and career planning to select a suitable career pathway.
-Focuses on assisting each student to develop the employability skills necessary for job success through instruction in Job Corps Career Success Standards competencies.
-Assists students in developing testing skills and coping with test anxiety in preparation for the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) and other tests.
-Manages the CPP schedule and communicates with faculty to ensure lessons and staff presentations are delivered timely.
-Collaborate with other members of the student’s support team, including the counselor, nurse, disability coordinator, and instructional staff to provide wrap-around services for student success.
-Maintains accurate and timely documentation in Job Corps information systems including case notes, attendance, career plans, and student evaluation forms.
-Contributes ideas to improve the CPP curriculum and acclimation activities; and conducts periodic student surveys to ensure ongoing quality services.
-Utilizes information systems and handles student data in strict adherence to Job Corps and Strategix policies to protect students' personally identifiable information (PII) and reduce network security threats.
-Adheres to and models Strategix's servant leadership culture values: Honor Others, Inspire Vision, Choose Integrity, People First, Balance Focus with Flexibility, Serve with Humility, and Innovate and Disrupt.
-Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:


Bachelor’s degree and one year’s experience working with disadvantaged youth, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Information technology proficiency including MS Office. Unless waived by management, a valid driver's license in the state of employment with an acceptable driving record is required.


Teaching or training and facilitation experience is strongly preferred.


As a full-time employee, you will be eligible for Strategix’s compensation package including health benefits from United Health Care (UHC) Medical, Dental, and Vision Plans. Our medical insurance includes nationwide POS (PPO equivalent), EPO and HMO options ranging from Bronze to Platinum levels with an employer contribution of 60% and an employee contribution of 40% for all plans. Our dental and vision insurance includes an employer contribution of 75% and an employee contribution of 25% for the respective corporate selected plans.

Additional benefits include:

401(k) with Company Match
2 weeks of Vacation Days per calendar year
40 Hours of Sick Leave
10 Paid Federal Holidays
Life and Disability Insurance
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
Health Savings Accounts (HSA)

Company Information

Joliet Job Corps Center operated by Strategix Management

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