Career System Development Corp



Job Title Residential Coordinator
Date Posted 4/19/2017
Location Limestone, ME
Job Type Full-Time Regular
Position Id 5059
Job Description

Interested in making a difference in young adults’ lives?  If so we may have the perfect job for you.




Job Corps is a government-funded, no-cost education and vocational training program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor that helps socioeconomically disadvantaged youth between the ages 16 through 24 improve the quality of their lives through academic and career technical training.  Additional information about Job Corps can be found at: Job Corps' mission is to attract eligible young people, teach them the skills they need to become employable and independent, and place them in meaningful jobs or further education. We strive to fulfill this mission by following our Core Values of “Safety, Individual Accountability, Respect, Integrity, Growth and Commitment.”


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Shift will be either prime Wednesday-Sunday 3-midnight OR overnight Friday- Wednesday 11:30pm-8:30am




Responsible for coordinating the residential “D” shift and for overseeing the center’s dormitory career preparation (orientation) program




1.     Helps students adjust to center life and make necessary behavior changes that will help build social development skills and that will enhance their ability to obtain employment and maintain a career

2.     Coordinates “D” shift residential staff during non-supervised period between “B” and “C” shifts

3.     Serves as channel of communication between “B” and “C” supervisors and “D” residential staff members

4.     Oversees center’s dormitory career preparation (orientation) program that includes organized non-vocational dormitory activities (both on and off center)

5.     Plans, organizes, and supervises all dormitory career preparation activities (commencing with student arrivals on center and ending once the students transition into the career development period).  Maintains a published schedule of all organized activities and ensures activities are carried out on a continuous basis

6.     Trains and supervises student leaders to assist newer students to adjust to center life and make necessary behavior changes that will help build social development skills and that will enhance their ability to obtain employment and maintain a career

7.     Meets all new arriving students and begins student career preparation period on center through formal and informal indoctrination lessons

8.     Facilitates small (5-25) student group formal and informal social skills, employability skills, and life skills training sessions with students in the career preparation and career development periods on center

9.     Provides individual and group guidance on both an informal and formal basis in close coordination with other residential, administrative, and counseling staff

10.  Provides weekly written progress reviews for all students during their first sixty days (career preparation period) on center

11.  Maintains student accountability during assigned shift including a (computer – word processor) written running log of significant events

12.  Provides cafeteria monitoring coverage as necessary

13.  Performs other duties as assigned




Minimum - Associate of Arts Degree or equivalent combination of professional knowledge and experience in relevant field. One year experience working with at risk youth or a related field.

Preferred - Previous Job Corps experience

Knowledge Required - Ability to obtain state driver’s license. Excellent communication skills (oral and written). Knowledge of counseling techniques. Ability to relate to disadvantaged youth. Must obtain and maintain CPR/First Aid certification. Excellent oral and written skills.



CSD is a leader in workforce development operating Job Corps centers throughout the U.S. since 1964 and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action / Female / Minority / Disabled / Veteran Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, child-birth, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, disability, family care status, veteran status, marital status, military status, sexual orientation, gender, or any other characteristic protected by law. CSD makes reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities to apply for employment. Contact Susan Bolter at (888) 308-0338 to request a reasonable accommodation