Directly support Open Doors students phone calls and Zoom or in-person meetings.
Develop and continually improve Clark College practices and procedures for Open Doors.
Grow and maintain a caseload of up to 75 Open Doors students, guiding from program intake and orientation to completion of a high school diploma or degree.
Provide program overview including program eligibility; expectations; CASAS testing and placement; educational planning and navigation; development of academic, career, and financial plans; transportation and campus resources.
Facilitate weekly check-in meetings with each student through in-person or electronic communication.
Develop a positive mentoring relationship with Open Doors students; mentor students in clarifying education, career, and life goals.
Partner with local high schools and school district staff dedicated to reengagement efforts; develop a clear pipeline for referrals for high school and school districts.
Develop and maintain relationships with referring school district staff; work with high schools and school districts to facilitate enrollment and monitor student persistence.
Report monthly roster of students and progress for Open Doors billing to OSPI.
Collaborate with Pathway Advisors and Transitional Studies Program Manager to find innovative solutions to serve students.
Collaborate with internal and external colleagues to provide resources to students; refer students to campus services and community agencies.
Document student progress in college systems and use college systems to serve students.
Proctor CASAS testing and interpret results to students.
Serve as an expert in Transitional Studies courses including Career and Academic Preparation (CAP), English as a Second Language (ESL), and in order to advise students into appropriate courses.
Participate in college-wide training and student success initiatives.
Position Requirements and Competencies: Candidates will be evaluated based on application materials, including the supplemental questions and personal interview(s), and will be required to demonstrate competencies in the following areas: Minimum Qualifications
High school diploma or equivalent and two years of experience providing case management, counseling, or related direct services to at-risk individuals or youth between the ages of 16-21 or Bachelor's degree in social work, counseling, education, or a related field.
Demonstrated passion for serving youth ages 16-21, underserved by the traditional high school structures.
Ability to work well with people of all ages from academically, culturally, and socioeconomically diverse backgrounds.
Vaccination requirement: Per Washington State Proclamation 21-14.1: college employees must be fully vaccinated. Your COVID-19 vaccine status must be validated by the Human Resources office prior to the commencement of work. Requesting a disability or religious exemption would be done through the Human Resources office.
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