Career Coach, CTEC

Yavapai College
June 12, 2023
Offerd Salary:$38,413 - $50,126
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Career Coach, CTEC


$38,413.00 - $50,126.00 Annually


Prescott, AZ

Job Type

Full Time

Job Number



CTEC Campus General

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  • Description
  • Benefits
  • Description of Position

    Anticipated Position Start Date: August 1st, 2023

    Hiring Range: $38,413 - $50,126

    The CTE Career Services Specialist /Coach provides a bridge between education and employment by assisting students in the utilization of job and employment resources and helping students identify and connect with employers in their area of study. The position is a multidimensional assignment that includes working internally with students and faculty while also working with various institutional departments and the private/public sector to coordinate placement services comprising of internships, registered apprenticeships, and part-time or full-time employment. The position serves as the industry liaison to various companies in conjunction with the CTE Division, places interns and deals with the association industry contracts, teaches classes in Career and Personal Development within various CTE Degrees, arranges for industry tours for CTE programs, provides faculty with student progression worksheets, provides a weekly local job market worksheet, conducts trainings and tours about industry with Student Services Advisors, attends a variety of recruiting events, and other student related activities surrounding the CTE programs within the CATE Division, create the annual CTE viewbook, and other duties as assigned by the CTE Dean.

    STUDENT-CENTERED -Track YC students through their program of study into job placement -Create annual CTE program viewbook -Serve as liaison to various industries for the CTE Division -Teach a class in Career and Personal Development -Work with students in designated programs on employment portfolio; to include employment resources and training -Research, develop, and present/coordinate job/career workshops and search strategies -Partner with other educational/career entities to leverage career services resources and programming -Issue contracts, and coordinate paid student internships

    PROGRAM-CENTERED -Design and coordination of various paid internship programs -Identify job-specific hiring criteria for degrees and certificate programs by workingwith program directors, instructors, and employers -Evaluate and monitor effectiveness by tracking initial employment and employee retention for students -Maintain documentation and prepare reports as needed -Participate in marketing strategies by working with program staff to distribute informational/promotional materials (flyers, rack cards) and attending events as appropriate

    INDUSTRY-CENTERED -Network with employers by participating in employers' forums, industry hiring events, and/or job fairs -Develop working relationships with employers to increase potential employment opportunities for students -Other related duties as assigned

    Minimum Expectations & Requirements

    -Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Education, Public Relations, Counseling, Business, or related field -Experience in job development, community outreach, project management -Knowledge of job placement and recruitment techniques -Knowledge of marketing and/or advertising techniques and practices -Skilled in creation of workshops which assist job seekers with placement -Independent thinking and decision making -Strong interpersonal communications skills -Regular attendance is an essential job function as it demonstrates dependability towards the performance of job duties

    Preferred Skills & Abilities

    -Three years of experience in education, counseling, or business communication development with emphasis on employment -Professional experience in a community college/higher education work environment

    Essential Functions

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements and competencies listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.

    WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

    Yavapai College offers its full-time employees a comprehensive benefit package:


  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance: College's partial payment of premiums toward medical with pharmacy and/or dental plan options picked by employees for themselves (and eligible dependents)
  • Medicare: Provides basic health insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts: Pre-tax pay deductions to use for eligible medical or dependent daycare costs
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP): Counseling and referral services for employees and their immediate families for depression, stress, family/marital conflict, and alcohol/drug issues
  • Vision: Provides an amount per plan year for eligible expenses such as vision exams, lenses, frames, prescription sunglasses, and contact lenses
  • Life Insurance: The College provides Basic Life Insurance coverage at twice of the employee's annual salary. Dependents have automatic coverage of $2,000/spouse and $1,000/per child if enrolled in medical plan.
  • Voluntary Individual And Family Term Life Insurance: Additional term life insurance coverage available for employee, spouse and children.
  • Other Insurance Coverage: Short Term and Long Term Disability (replacement income insurance), and Workers' Compensation (compensation, medical expenses and death benefits for on-the-job injuries or occupational diseases)

  • Retirement Benefits: Arizona State Retirement System or Optional Retirement Plan, and Social Security (which provides a basic retirement annuity based on age and years of contribution)
  • Tax Deferred Annuities: Employees' contributions to designated tax- deferred annuities
  • Unemployment Compensation: Employees who are laid off or terminated may receive benefits if covered wages meet requirements

  • Vacation : 10 days of Vacation leave annually. NOTE: For employees who work an amount of contractual days, there will be no earned vacation.
  • Sick Leave: 12 days sick leave annually. NOTE: Employees working less than full time or an amount of contractual days will receive a proration of sick leave.
  • Personal Leave: Use of up to three personal leave days per year which are charged against accumulated sick leave to take care of items of personal business
  • Other Leave: Bereavement leave, Civic Duty Leave (Jury duty, active military duty, military training), and Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Holidays: 24 days during the year as paid holidays for full-time employees which include Independence Day, Labor Day, Veterans Day, 3 days at Thanksgiving, Winter/year end break (10 days), Martin Luther King Day, Spring Break, Memorial Day, and Juneteenth.

  • Spanish Interpreter Incentive Program: Employees interested in additional compensation for their Spanish speaking skills agree to assist YC by attending two recruiting events and being available for Spanish Interpretation needs as they arise. Compensation is added to the employee's regular pay at the rate of $175 per month. Employees that are interested in participating let your HR Business partner know, so they can schedule you for the ACTFL language proficiency test at the YC testing center.
  • Direct Deposit: Paychecks deposited directly into the employee's bank account(s)
  • Tuition Waiver: Eligible Full-time Faculty and Staff may enroll up to 6 hours; eligible dependents may enroll in a partial or full program of course work without payment of tuition, exceptions may be lab fees and market based additional fees
  • Sabbatical: Faculty, professional and administrative staff may apply for compensated leave of up to a year after six years of continuous service
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • Additional Benefits and Services: Bookstore discount, local community discounts to faculty and staff, computer loan program, mail and notary service.
  • Agency

    Yavapai College


     1100 E. Sheldon Street

    Prescott, Arizona, 86301


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