Union County College is a public comprehensive community college providing quality, affordable, accessible educational programs that serve the greater Union County region. It is the oldest of New Jerseys 19 Associate Degree Colleges, serving both career-minded and transfer-oriented students since 1933. The College enrolls almost 30,000 credit, non-credit and continuing education students and is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Many programs lead to the Associate in Arts, Science and Applied Science degrees.
Responsible for recruiting, advising and guiding participants to sustain successful participation in the Union College/Center for Economic & Workforce Development Programs. The Generalist will be responsible but not limited to facilitate applications, recruiting, assessment, advising, registration, and placement through personal contact and follow through with the prospective student as she/he proceeds through the intake process.
Characteristics, Duties and Responsibilities:
Recruits, guides and advises participants in Union College/Center for Economic & Workforce Development educational, training, and supportive/work programs.
Develops and implements client outreach initiatives, including but not limited to, presenting at client orientations and the Union County American Job Centers, attend partner events to promote programs, and through social media campaigns.
Orients students into assigned program.
Identifies client supportive service needs.
Develops individual educational and career plans for students based on student interest, academic levels and career assessment.
Develops and implements employment motivational workshops designed for employment, advising support and job placement and retention.
Orients and advises all supportive work program referrals, if applicable.
Advises participants in the proper work attitude and attempt to stimulate positive efforts towards employment.
Participates in the pre-intake and post-intake processes.
Monitors weekly attendance and participation of students.
Maintains records of students served and services provided. Implements periodic employment
Union County College is a public, comprehensive community college providing quality, affordable, and accessible education programs that serve the greater Union County region. It is the oldest of New Jersey’s 19 community colleges, serving both transfer-oriented students and career-minded students since 1933. The College enrolls almost 30,000 credit, non-credit and continuing education students and is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Many programs lead to the Associate in Arts, Science and Applied Science degree. Union is a Hispanic-Serving Institution.