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(Archived) Job Developer- Transition Coach

Last Updated: 2/22/23

Job Description


RESPONSIBILITIES: Under the direction of the Program Director- the Job Developer/Transition Coach will provide academic, career, and personal counseling to out of school youth who are participating in NJ Youth Corps program. The Job Developer/ Counselor is also responsible for assisting the corpsmembers with job or education placement and will be expected to provide follow-up services to all corpsmembers. This staff person may also assist in adminisering tests and teaching all subjects needed to prepare students to take the High School Equivalency/GED examination.

  • 100% of time is spent on NJ Youth Corps
  • 50% of time is spent as a job developer
  • 25% of time is spent as a counselor
  • 25% of time is spent teaching employability skills
  • The Job Developer may also be asked to teach and or supervise community service work with crews and classes as may be needed

  • Prepare an individualized career plan for all Youth Corps members.
  • Schedule and conduct individualized personal and career counseling sessions with each corpsmembers at least twice a month.
  • Maintain counseling records.
  • Teach employability skills.
  • Schedule and conduct counseling seminars as they relate to student needs.
  • Meet with potential employers for job placement.
  • Place corpsmembers in jobs and or college or vocational schools.
  • Maintain follow-up records for all corpsmembers.
  • Assist corpsmember with completing college applications and financial aid.
  • Maintain a resource file of community agencies to assist corpsmembers.
  • Supervise a work crew as needed.

EXPERIENCE : At least (1) one year of experience teaching high school/HSE preparation program or experience in corps programs or with urban students. Must have experience working in the business community.

EDUCATION: Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor's degree or equivalency determined by the program’s administration and the University.

Must have a valid driver’s license.


  • Basic knowledge of the principles and techniques essential to performance of assigned responsibilities
  • Ability to acquire basic knowledge of the University’s policies and procedures
  • Ability to establish cooperative working relationships and coordinate with other offices and organizations that impact on assigned responsibilities
  • Knowledge of current job market trends for local region, state and nation
  • The ability to implement a program with strategies and techniques that lead to employment for the grant’s population
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel

New Jersey City University is an equal opportunity institution encouraging a diverse pool of applicants.

New Jersey City University is a Tobacco and Smoke Free Campus. For the health of our employees, students and visitors, smoking, vaping and tobacco use is not permitted on campus. This includes all buildings, grounds and parking lots.

Company Details

Jersey City, New Jersey, United States