Educational Counselor - Davis

<strong>At CoreCivic, our employees are driven by service, professionalism and a responsibility to better the public good.</strong>

HOLDENVILLE, OK

CoreCivic

<p><strong>CoreCivic is a diversified, government-solutions company with the scale and experience needed to solve tough government challenges in cost-effective ways. We provide a broad range of solutions to government partners that serve the public good through high-quality corrections and detention management, innovative and cost-saving real estate solutions, and a growing network of residential reentry centers to help address America's recidivism crisis. We are a publicly-traded real estate investment trust (REIT), and the nation's largest owner of partnership correctional, detention and residential reentry facilities.</strong></p> <p><strong>CoreCivic has been a flexible and dependable partner for government for more than 30 years. Our employees are driven by a deep sense of service, high standards of professionalism and a responsibility to better the public good.<br /><br /><br /></strong><strong><a href="https://jobs.corecivic.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">View More Jobs</a><br /></strong></p> https://www.corecivic.com/

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Full Time

Overview: At CoreCivic, our employees are driven by service, professionalism and a responsibility to better the public good. CoreCivic is currently seeking an Educational Counselor who has a passion for providing the highest quality care in an institutional security setting.<br /><br />Who We Are: <ul> <li>CoreCivic is the leading, national provider of high-quality, secured corrections and detention management services, providing effective programs that enhance public safety and prepare individuals for success after release.</li> <li>Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, with more than 70 security facilities nationwide, CoreCivic security employees are driven by a deep sense of service, high standards of professionalism and a responsibility to better the public good.</li> </ul> What We Have: <ul> <li>More than just a job but the start of a successful career!</li> <li>Supportive environment where employee growth is promoted.</li> <li>Comprehensive benefits package &amp; competitive wages.</li> <li>PTO &amp; paid holidays.</li> <li>Paid job training &amp; other great incentives.</li> </ul>
Responsibilities: What You Get To Do:<br /><br />Change the lives of those in your care! <br /><br />The Educational Counselor provides academic and vocational guidance, and counsels inmates/residents to assist them in achieving more effective personal, social, educational and vocational development and adjustment. They will coordinate and administer mandated or standardized tests to evaluate inmate/student progress and determine program effectiveness. This role assists in maintaining student enrollment in the Education Department, and teaches as necessary.<br /> <ul> <li>Collect, organize and analyze information about individuals through records, tests, interviews and professional sources, to appraise their interest, aptitudes, abilities and personality characteristics.</li> <li>Evaluate inmates/students to assist with vocational, and academic post-release planning, and to ensure enrollment in appropriate classes.</li> <li>Counsel inmates/students to assist them in defining goals, and planning and documenting a program of study reflecting their interests, abilities and needs.</li> <li>Administer Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) and evaluate test results to determine student enrollment in appropriate classes.</li> <li>Assess the accomplishments of inmates/students and maintains progress reports as required.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul><li>Graduate from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Education is required. </li><li>A Master's degree in Education is preferred.</li><li>Three years of experience in a full-time professional education position is required.</li><li>A teaching licensure is preferred.</li><li>Must possess or be eligible for certification, license or other credentials if required by contract and/or state of employment.</li><li>Continued employment in this position will be contingent upon obtaining and/or maintaining required agency credentials.</li><li>Experience in Microsoft Office or other similar software applications is required.</li><li>A valid driver's license is required.</li><li>Minimum age requirement: Must be at least 20 years of age. </li></ul>