Career Development Specialist - Okeechobee CI
Clerical and Administrative Support
** Application Deadline: Open Until Filled **
TITLE: Career Development Specialist
POSITION NO: P05701
SECTION: Department of Corrections/Facility/Administrative Services
HIRING SALARY: $31,824.00
HOURS: 40 hours per week
CONTACT: Human Resources at (850) 201-8510 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
LOCATIONS: The link to the Department of Corrections Region 4 map is included to assist you in identifying the location of each facility. Please ensure that the location you select is within the vicinity or location you desire.
- Okeechobee Correctional Institution (Okeechobee, FL)
MAJOR FUNCTION: The Career Development Specialist is a grant funded position housed within Department of Corrections. The Career Development Specialist is primarily responsible for the facilitation of employability and life skills, administration and interpretation of assessments, and training to include the Compass 100 hybrid curriculum and Thinking for a Change. Specifically, the position will provide services related to Compass 100 Hybrid and supplemental in-cell assignments through cell-front instruction for eligible participants who are in restrictive housing as directed by the Lead Educator; services related to Compass 100 Hybrid and Thinking for a Change through a small group setting to eligible participants who are not in restrictive housing as directed by the Lead Educator and reports of monthly attendance, program enrollments and completions on the Department of Corrections approved format.
MINIMUM TRAINING/EXPERIENCE: An Associate’s Degree from an accredited college or university or a high school diploma and two (2) years of professional experience in the social services or corrections field. Proficient in Microsoft Office and data entry. Preference given to candidates with an Associate’s Degree and one year of experience in the social services or corrections field.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of administrative principles and practices; knowledge of office procedures and practices; knowledge of methods of data collection; knowledge of the principles and techniques of effective communication; proficient computer skills in Excel and Microsoft Word software; proficient in specking effectively to small groups; ability to work independently with limited supervision; ability to understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures; ability to follow oral and written instructions; ability to utilize problem-solving techniques; ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; ability to plan, prioritize, organize, and complete work assignments with accuracy; ability to maintain cooperative working relationships with others; ability to work in a secured prison setting; ability to work with inmates; ability work within the vicinity of officials that carry guns; and ability to work with users of varying technical expertise.
Preference will also be given to veterans and spouses who are eligible under the Veterans' Preference Law. At time of application, submittal of Form DD214 is the minimum requirement for veterans' preference claim. Note: Please upload your DD214 as an attachment as part of your application at the time of submission.
***TCC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/E-Verify Employer ***
The selected candidate identified for this position will be required to successfully complete a criminal background check, which may include fingerprinting.
The College uses E-Verify as part of the I-9 process to verify the work eligibility of all new hires. Tallahassee Community College does not discriminate against any person on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status in its programs and activities. Inquiries regarding the College’s non-discrimination policies may be directed to: Renae Tolson, Equity Officer, Room 239 Administration Building, 444 Appleyard Drive, Tallahassee, FL 32304, (850) 201-6074, email@example.com.
All persons are encouraged to apply.
If you need an accommodation to participate in the application/selection process, please notify Human Resources at (850) 201-8510.
This position is located at 3420 N.E. 168th Street, Okeechobee, FL. View the Google Map in full screen.