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Resident Advisor-Full Time
Chances are you have heard of Job Corps. Do you know what we do or what we stand for? Now is the perfect time for you to learn more about our outstanding organization! Job Corps is the nations largest and most comprehensive residential, education and job training program for at-risk youth, ages 16 through 24. Since its inauguration in 1964, under the Economic Opportunity Act, Job Corps has provided more than 2 million disadvantaged young people with the integrated academic, vocational, and social skills training they need to gain independence and get quality, long-term jobs or further their education. Albuquerque Job Corps is a Career Development Services System. We are currently seeking a full time Resident Advisor who is responsible for a professional level of student support to ensure increased student demonstration of Career Success Standards and other pertinent skills which lead to students’ orderly separation from the Job Corps program. Duties to include:
Operates dormitory area, coordinates services, conducts counseling and resolves problems, and assists students in their daily living needs. Meets at least weekly with assigned students. Students’ incidents are managed to protect all individuals from harm. Ensures that individual meetings with students’ address issues, express plans to resolve problems. Notifies other staff to coordinate services by memo, phone, or personal conversation. These actions are documented in student files. Provides guidance and assistance for daily living in group setting.
Maintains students’ files and dormitory areas. Maintains students’ files to include electronic and hard copy, presents an up-to-date history of the services provided to ensure the student is successful in the attainment of both long- and short-term goals. Regular entries are made in dorm logs and other necessary documents to indicate the conditions of dorms during rounds.
Ensures that residences are attractive, clean, safe, and in good repair. Dormitory inspections in assigned areas must meet or exceed expectations consistently. Environmental Health Inspections must average 95% or above. Work orders are completed in a timely manner to ensure all furniture, equipment, etc. is in good repair. Documents relevant information in dorm logs as events occur and transmits the information from each shift to the next.
Provides students with Independent Living program training as well as other Career Success Standard training. Develops and implements training to ensure students receive successful knowledge and application of Independent Living and Career Success Standards. Provides individual and group lessons or project assignments after the training day and on weekends to help students master competencies in all standards with clearly established performance levels for these activities. Routinely provides training and guidance to student leaders to enhance their skill development.
Evaluation of student progress. Completes evaluations for students at least every 60 days and/or as special evaluations as requested. Ensures that students establish SMART goals and implement a plan so that they meet or exceed goals and expectations.
Ensures student accountability: Students’ accountability information is submitted accurately and within established time frames. Monitors students’ accountability to include leaves, attendance and AWOL retrievals. Maintains contact with all students who are in AWOL status and makes every attempt to retrieve them from this status.
Skill / Requirements
HSD/GED required. Valid state driver’s license. CPR/First Aid certifications
To submit your resume: Go to Alutiiq.com. Click on careers and filter for Albuquerque Job Corps or email to Ruland.Henrietta@jobcorps.org, fax to 505-247-2523 or mail to Human Resources, 1500 Indian School Rd. NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104. Please include the Code number 3402-183