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Career Advisor (Coach)

Skyepack

Skyepack

West Lafayette, IN, USA
Posted on Friday, June 28, 2024

Role: Career+ Pathways Career Advisor (Coach)

About Us: Career+ Pathways by Skyepack is dedicated to transforming the educational landscape by building and supporting learning communities where K-12 education, higher education, employers, and workforce training intersect. At Career+ Pathways by Skyepack, our mission is to empower individuals through innovative opportunities that seamlessly connect academic knowledge with real-world applications. We foster collaboration among industry leaders, educators, and workforce trainers to create pathways to success for everyone. Career+ Pathways by Skyepack strives to make a significant impact on the educational journey of each individual by bridging the gap between education and the workforce.

Our Core Values:

  • Service Minded: We serve our clients, students, and our community.
  • Learner Centered: We center our work on the Learner.
  • Collaborative: We work together with professionalism, gratitude, and empathy.
  • Positive Experiences: We place great value on the positive experiences and well-being of our clients, students, and team members.
  • Ownership Culture: We promote a culture of ownership and responsibility that seeks to constantly improve and innovate.

Overview: Career+ Pathways by Skyepack is seeking a dedicated Career Advisor to guide high school students in exploring career options, gaining valuable experiences, and securing high-wage, high-demand careers or educational opportunities. The Career Advisor collaborates with school administration, teachers, and students to effectively implement Career+ programs and initiatives.

Key Responsibilities

Client Success:

  • Onboard and support schools in managing Career+ initiatives.
  • Conduct training sessions, regular check-ins, and maintain detailed records.
  • Analyze usage metrics and prepare success reports.
  • Resolve issues and provide ongoing educational support.

Facilitate Career+ Experiences:

  • Promote and support career-related activities like Chats, Workshops, Tours, Rotations, and Bootcamps.
  • Collaborate with school staff to ensure meaningful student participation.

Post-Experience Follow-Up:

  • Analyze feedback to identify students' interests and next steps.
  • Conduct follow-up meetings and referrals to other Career+ Ecosystem members.

Career and Academic Planning:

  • Review and recommend course schedules and post-secondary options.
  • Advocate for students facing barriers to their career and academic plans.

Support Microcredential Programs:

  • Assist in implementing Career+ Microcredentials.
  • Work with teachers to enhance the educational experience.

Collaboration with Partners:

  • Work closely with teachers, counselors, and employers to support career-connected learning.
  • Participate in Career+ Ecosystem activities for optimal resource utilization.

Coordinate Career+ Events:

  • Organize and prepare students for Career+ experiences like Go for Growth and HireME!.
  • Provide pre- and post-event support to ensure successful participation and outcomes.

Data Management:

  • Maintain accurate metrics and notes within Career+.
  • Use dashboards to track student progress and support data-driven decision-making.

Professional Development:

  • Complete required training programs and participate in ongoing professional learning.
  • Leverage data to tailor coaching services and improve student outcomes.

Data-Driven Insights:

  • Use data dashboards and feedback to guide career coaching services.
  • Ensure data informs impactful coaching and supports school objectives.

Key Performance Metrics

  • High client satisfaction and positive Net Promoter Scores.
  • Quick resolution of issues.
  • Strong student participation and completion rates in Career+ Experiences.
  • Effective post-experience follow-up actions and referrals.
  • Increased student enrollment in CTE, dual credit, and dual enrollment coursework.
  • Positive school counselor feedback on career and academic planning support.
  • Successful completion rates and positive feedback for Career+ Microcredentials.
  • High stakeholder satisfaction with collaboration and coordination efforts.
  • Successful organization and participation in Career+ events like Go for Growth and HireME!.
  • Accurate and relevant data management and reporting.
  • Completion of required training programs and active participation in professional learning sessions.
  • Positive client satisfaction with career coaching services.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in education, counseling, or a related field, or equivalent experience.
  • Experience in career coaching or educational counseling preferred.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with school administration, teachers, and students.
  • Organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Commitment to student success and development.

Benefits

  • Health, Vision & Dental Insurance
  • 401K Matching
  • Tuition Assistance/Continuing Education
  • Hybrid Working: This position is hybrid, requiring the Career Advisor to work in schools within our 9 county economic region (Benton, Warren, Tippecanoe, White, Carroll, Cass, Clinton, Montgomery, Fountain) approximately 4 out of 5 workdays.

Application Instructions: Please submit your resume outlining your qualifications and interest in the position by July 9th.