General Description: This a full-time, 40 hour per week grant-funded position that includes days, some evening hours and weekends at ASU-Mid-South campus and off-site locations that may include out-of-county travel and correctional facilities. The SNAP E&T Coordinator reports directly to the Director of Adult Education and Literacy and assists the Adult Education Director in providing employment and training services that include barrier removal, long-term planning, vocational/post-secondary training, and gaining career-level employment.
Perform case management and administrative functions
- Process referrals received from SNAP E&T Central Office on a weekly basis
- Provide reverse referrals for individuals when necessary
- Conduct a preliminary assessment of individuals in a timely manner
- Monitor participants progress monthly and provide steps to help maintain successful progress
- Maintain up-to-date participant files
- Ensure timely submission of all required internal and external reports
- Develops and performs mentoring, coaching and follow up strategies to ensure retention of participants.
- Conducts outreach and recruitment activities to engage new referral sources and participants.
Conduct job coaching, career advising, and workforce development
- Work in conjunction with the Lead Career Coach to facilitate initial career assessments, student learning plans, student orientation, and employment plans.
- Meet frequently with Instructors, the Lead Career Coach, and the Enrollment Coordinator to ensure collaborative case planning.
- Connect with local employers to create internship and long-term job placement for participants
Network with other providers/organizations to generate community resources for participants
- Assists participants with researching and accessing needed services including additional job training, educational support, counseling, housing, childcare, medical services, and others.
- Model and teach effective problem solving, self-advocacy, academic mindset, self-regulation, persistence, and positive behavior to all students on caseload through workshops, training, and one-on-one sessions.
- Works with the Arkansas Department of Community Corrections Probation officers and Arkansas Department of Human Services (DHS) staff to recruit and engage participants.
- Coordinates participants’ participation in programs with collaborating agencies.
Engages in professional development for job enhancement and growth
- Attends conferences and/or workshops to learn about developing practices and program requirements.
- Attends college advisory and registration meetings and other workshops related to student retention and success.
- Completes the required number of professional hours for program compliance.
Performs other duties as assigned
Qualifications: Associate’s degree with a bachelor’s degree preferred; three years of experience in program administration or related area. Complete Career Service Provider (CSP) certification within the first year of employment.
Salary: $32,500 – $35,000. Actual salary commensurate with education, experience, and credentials.
Required Application Materials:
· A letter of application specifying the position of interest,
· A completed ASU Mid-South application for employment including contact information for three professional references,
· A resume or curriculum vitae, and
- A copy(ies) of all college transcripts.
Please submit all requested materials to Arkansas State University Mid-South, ATTN: Jackie Leech, 2000 West Broadway, West Memphis, AR 72301 by fax, 870-733-6719 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org
ASU Mid-South and the Arkansas State University System are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers.