The Career Navigator will be responsible for placing staff strategically throughout our organization and helping students navigate their way up the healthcare pathway into high-skilled careers. The Navigator will be responsible for connecting our organization with training institutions to ensure a high-quality “floor-ready” workforce.
• Conduct employment needs assessments and developing resources to meet organizational needs
• Identify, recruit, coordinate, and provide career information to students/employees as needed
• Works directly with grant coordinator to ensure program success
• Assist and guides students/employees in developing employment and training strategies that lead to career-oriented employment
• Provide outreach, job coaching and follow-up communication to students/employees
• Serve as a coach and mentor to potential and current ARH team members by providing them with resources
• Attend, host, and coordinate recruitment efforts as assigned
• Work with local community action agencies to provide resources to students/employees
• Provide pre-employment and post-employment services for students/employees
• Provide follow-up services and resources to ensure retention in training programs and employment
• Work with local colleges to identify pathways for students/employees
• Provide monthly reports to System HR for program progress and effectiveness
• Performs other duties as required
• Associates Degree in Healthcare, Human Services OR Related Feld Required
• Bachelor’s Degree in Healthcare, Human Services OR Related Field Preferred
Minimum Work Experience
• Minimum of two years’ previous work experience in career coaching, navigating or human services REQUIRED
• Experience working with diverse student/employee populations preferred
Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel, and Outlook, as well other applications.
• Effective time management and organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple demands and competing deadlines.
• Excellent communications skills (written, verbal, and listening).
• Ability to work effectively with a diverse student population and build and maintain positive relationships with students, faculty, and agencies.
• Ability to identify student challenges and needs (often not vocalized), effectively communicate with students, and provide remediation or in-college assistance.
• Professional work ethic with a friendly, personable attitude dedicated to the service of students.
• Skilled in organization/time management techniques
• Detailed oriented
• Ability to work in a team environment
• Ability to work according to goals and objectives
• Ability to work with and through others
• Ability to work in a culturally diverse environment
• Computer skills are essential