Educational Counselor - Davis

    Updated 21 days ago
    Centrahoma, OK 74534
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description

    At CoreCivic, we do more than manage inmates, we care for people! CoreCivic is currently seeking an Educational Counselor who has a passion for providing the highest quality care in an institutional security setting.

    Who We Are:

    • 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.
    • 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.

    What We Have:

    • More than just a job but the start of a successful career!
    • Supportive environment where employee growth is promoted.
    • Comprehensive benefits package & competitive wages.
    • PTO & paid holidays.
    • Paid job training & other great incentives.

    What You Get To Do:

    Change the lives of those in your care!

    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.

    • Collect, organize and analyze information about individuals through records, tests, interviews and professional sources, to appraise their interest, aptitudes, abilities and personality characteristics. 
    • Evaluate inmates/students to assist with vocational, and academic post-release planning, and to ensure enrollment in appropriate classes.
    • Counsel inmates/students to assist them in defining goals, and planning and documenting a program of study reflecting their interests, abilities and needs.   
    • Administer Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) and evaluate test results to determine student enrollment in appropriate classes. Assess the accomplishments of inmates/students and maintains progress reports as required.

    Qualifications:  

    • Graduate from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Education is required.
    • A Master's degree in Education is preferred.
    • Three years of experience in a full-time professional education position is required.
    • A teaching licensure is preferred.
    • Must possess or be eligible for certification, license or other credentials if required by contract and/or state of employment.
    • Continued employment in this position will be contingent upon obtaining and/or maintaining required agency credentials.
    • Experience in Microsoft Office or other similar software applications is required.
    • A valid driver's license is required.
    • Minimum age requirement:  Must be at least 20 years of age.

    CoreCivic is a Drug-Free Workplace & EOE including Disability/Veteran.

    Posting ID: 620455773Posted: 2021-04-20Job Title: Educational Counselor