• Workforce Careers Navigator, Full Time

    Posted: 06/30/2024

    Reports to:  Dean of Workforce Development and Director of Continuing Education and Business Services

    Salary Range:  Non-exempt, minimum $22.22 per hour contingent on background and experience, Grant Funded, Excellent Benefits

    Position Summary:  The grant funded Workforce Careers Navigator will, under general supervision, perform responsible and varied specialized work that facilitates IVCC’s initiatives to promote student success and lifelong learning for all Workforce careers students.  This individual will plan, organize, and lead various activities that increase credit attainment, persistence, and completion. The Workforce Careers Navigator will have a working knowledge of campus processes and will be able to connect students to other offices, resources, and information. Additionally, the Workforce Careers Navigator will foster relationships within Illinois Valley Community College and community organizations. This individual will assist in marketing efforts directed towards this population and provide needed resources related to student admission, enrollment, retention, completion, and transition to employment. In addition, they will present Workforce career-related information to orientation groups and potential students.

    Qualifications: 
    Required:  

    • Associate’s degree and a minimum of one year of case management experience; OR Bachelor's degree in Education, Adult Education, Psychology, Social Work, or Technical related field and a minimum of one year of case management experience; OR Minimum of three years of case management experience; OR Five years of equivalent experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills, and abilities have been achieved.  
    • Strong organization and communication skills required. 
    Preferred:
    • Experience serving adult learners and under-served populations in an advisory capacity;
    • Knowledge of adult learning theory;
    • Knowledge of community college culture; and
    • Knowledge of career planning and employment search processes, tools and resources or professional development equivalent preferred. 

      
    Working Conditions:  Office environment 

    Application Procedure: Complete online application by clicking on the “Apply” button at Online Employment Application | Open Positions (applitrack.com) and include a cover letter specifically addressing how your qualifications meet the duties and responsibilities outlined in the job description, resume, and applicable (unofficial) transcripts.   A full job description is attached.  Applications are accepted until the position is filled though priority will be given to applications received on or before Tuesday, July 16, 2024.  Official transcripts required upon hire; employment is contingent upon criminal background check; employment sponsorship is not available.   AA/EOE