Cedar Rapids, IA
Kirkwood Community College is seeking a Pathway Navigator who will, under limited supervision, work with existing efforts to build capacity and help students succeed in the KPACE (Kirkwood Pathways for Academic Career Education and Employment) Program. This individual will research, plan, organize, promote, design, and evaluate current and future programming for the KPACE initiative within the Iowa City region.
•Development and implement eligibility, intake, assessment, case management, evaluation methods, tools, and other documents needed to support the KPACE initiative. Documents shall support customized service delivery plans for program participants, as well as provide information for potential funders.
•Administer and schedule KPACE cohort pilot programs, and lead recruitment efforts in consultation with Continuing Education, Secondary Programs, Academic Affairs, and other college programs and committees.
•Work in collaboration with Continuing education, Secondary Programs, Academic Affairs, and other college programs and committees on the development and implementation of existing and future KPACE initiative programs, with a focus on creation of career pathways and articulation of programs between credit and non-credit programming.
•Form relationships with Community-Based Organizations to create a referral system, as well as partner agreements linking KPACE program participants to support services needed to successfully enroll and complete education and training plans.
•Serve as a coach/advisor to students in KPACE programming, linking students with appropriate college and partner resources.
•Link students with opportunities to develop job search skills, connect with internships and other programs and help students link with local employers.
•Complete data entry and tracking needed for compliance with funders.
•Perform other related work duties as assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
•Bachelor's Degree with prior experience in career counseling or education.
To review the full job description and apply online, please visit www.kirkwood.edu/employment. Employment offer contingent upon satisfactory results of a criminal background check. Kirkwood welcomes, values, and nurtures people of all backgrounds perspectives, and experiences as well as supports and promotes an environment that accepts differences. AA/EEO employer.