CTC Career Specialist

CTC Career Specialist 

Date Posted: 8/3/2022    
Closing Date: until filled    
Starting Date: 8/23/2022    
Salary Range: $43,485-$88,927 depending on degree and experience
Reports To: CTC Principal
Terms: school year/full-time with benefits under NCEA master agreement
  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in related fields of study.
  • Valid Michigan teaching certificate preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience working with grades 6-12 student population.
  • Preferred evidence of two or more years of successful experience as a co-op coordinator, placement coordinator, career counselor, teacher, or similar position.
  • Demonstrated communication skills and resourcesfulness in working with a broad range of students, staff, administrators, employees, parents, and the media.
  • Possession of or ability to readily meet all state requirements applicable to professionals within this category.
  • Preferred Global Career Development Facilitator certification.
  • Demonstrated success in customer service and teamwork.
  • Excellent human and public relations skills.
  • Demonstrated success in developing and implementing innovative programs.
  • Physically capable of performing the necessary job duties.
  • Must complete and pass required criminal history check.
Essential Functions:

Essential duties include, but are not limited to:


  • Understanding the Organization:
    • Focuses on, commits to, and articulates the purpose and mission of the organization
    • Establishes and maintains effective internal and external customer relationships
    • Applies knowledge of internal structures, processes, and culture
  • Making Complex Decisions:
    • Considers all relevant factors and uses appropriate decision-making criteria
    • Consistently uses data in making recommendations or decisions
    • Asks the right questions to accurately analyze situations
  • Taking Initiative:
    • Gets the most out of available resources
    • Introduces new ways of looking at problems and focuses on ways of continuous improvement for the organization
    • Takes personal responsibility for decisions, actions, and failures
  • Building Collaborative Relationships:
    • Actively listens and partners with others to get work done
    • Balances own interests with others and contributes to a work climate that values different perspectives and cultures
    • Acts with diplomacy and tact
  • Being Authentic:
    • Readily tackles tough assignments and follows through on commitments
    • Maintains high standards of honesty and integrity
    • Shows personal commitment and acts to continuously improve
    • Keeps confidence
  • Being Flexible and Adaptable:
    • Adapts to changing conditions
    • Displays a positive attitude despite adversity
    • Readily learns and adopts new technologies


Specific Tasks


  • Acquire and maintain a thorough understanding of work-based learning goals and procedures, career planning and placement, career and technical education, employment practices, laws, regulations, rules, and requirements related to internship/externship programs, work exploration, and placements.
  • Acquire and maintain a thorough knowledge of resources related to employment and employment opportunities.
  • Systematically acquire, evaluate, and approve prospective workplace training stations and job sites.
  • Assist students in career and post-secondary planning visits and refers both to specific placement opportunities relevant to identified needs, interests, and abilities.
  • Execute all required placement procedures, documentation, forms, reports, and other details pertinent to specific placements.
  • Monitor internship/externship and work-based placements and supervise and evaluate student performance.
  • Establish strong and consistent communication networks with career development coordinator, placement specialist, employers, teachers, students, parents, and others involved in the promotion and implementation of the work-based learning process.
  • Participate in appropriate professional development activities to maintain an optimal level of expertise; to ensure a current knowledge of technological advances in business and industry; and to establish a network of colleagues with whom to share pertinent information.
  • Assume responsibility for proper maintenance of placement related files, reports, records, etc.
  • Operate in a flexible work schedule.
  • Conduct career lessons and workshops at local districts.
  • Perform other duties deemed appropriate by the Supervisor.
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  If you have questions, please contact the NC RESA Human Resources Department at 231.924.8853.