Career Systems Development - Job Corp Career Transition Readiness Instructor in San Jose, California

**Interested in making a difference in young adults’ lives between the ages of 16-24? 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. We strive to fulfill this mission by following our Core Values of_ “Safety, Individual Accountability, Respect, Integrity, Growth and Commitment.”

Come and surround yourself with talented and professional individuals who have also taken the next step of making a difference in someone’s life. You would not only have a great and dedicated team to work with, but you would also be eligible to take advantage of a comprehensive benefits plan which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k), legal, tuition reimbursement, paid holidays, vacation, and sick time.


Monday thru Friday 7:45am to 4:45am




Responsible for coordinating all administrative aspects of Career Readiness candidates’ commitment to enrollment prior to their entry into the Career Preparation Period


  1. Demonstrates and abides by the Company Core Values and the operating principles

  2. Ensures that all potential enrollees assigned to the Career Readiness Program are assessed for accountability and participation in accordance with Center, Corporate and Regional standards

  3. Escorts Career Readiness candidates to all activities during their scheduled time on Center

  4. Meets with Outreach and Admissions and Center staff weekly to report on Career Readiness candidates’ daily participation and commitment to program

  5. Assists in selection of candidates and reports same on TA submitted to CPP Manager and Outreach and Admissions Manager weekly

  6. Supervises preparation of culmination activity at the close of each training week. Responsible for preparing candidates’ certificates for presentation at culmination activity

  7. Promotes a positive and desirable atmosphere within the classroom setting to ensure maximum motivation

  8. Maintains a high degree of discipline within the classroom setting

  9. Establishes, encourages and develops a high degree of trainee/instructor rapport with candidates

  10. Ensures accountable and responsible classroom preparation

  11. Encourages candidates to take accountability for their actions and for their attendance

  12. Assists in accountability and maintenance of building, equipment and supplies, reporting all safety and security violations

  13. Projects supplies and/or equipment needs and submits requisitions to the CPP Manager

  14. Attends all required training sessions

  15. Performs other duties as assigned


Minimum:Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services, Psychology, Counseling, Education, Social Science, Business, Communications or an Associate’s Degree and 2 years of related experience

Preferred:Previous Job Corps Experience

Knowledge Required:Knowledge of education and vocational training programs. Ability to effectively communicate with and relate to disadvantaged youth. Working knowledge of computer systems. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written. Excellent organizational skills. Ability to maintain a valid CPR/First Aid certificate.

_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.

Job Title: Career Transition Readiness Instructor

Date Posted: 7/14/2017

Location: San Jose, CA

Job Type: Full-Time Regular

Position Id: 5140