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Education Counselor - Ft. Bliss

The AFX Group, LLC is accepting resumes for an Education Counselor. This position is designated as a Service Contract Act position. 

This position is open to incumbent personnel only. To be considered for this position, you must currently be serving in this position at the designated military installation.

The Army Transition Assistance Program (TAP) provides members of the Armed Forces with the highest quality of services, training, and transition support to make their transition from the military into civilian life a success.

The Education Counselor provides individualized counseling and assistance to all transitioning military and family members related to the Education Track curricula. Education counselors organize, promote and support hiring and education events that support transitioning Soldiers and Family Members. They also provide training to command/unit leaders on the Education two-day track.

OPENING DATE: July 14, 2021

CATEGORY: Full-Time, Service Contract Act

STARTING DATE: September 2021

REQUISITION NUMBER: 2021-012

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Coordinate, publicize, facilitate, and host Education two-day Track Seminars utilizing Army provided curricula and training materials.
  • Ensure that Education workshops include all required content areas, adhere to class size requirements, are offered with sufficient frequency to minimize wait time, and ensure each student is given the opportunity to complete the on-line feedback survey prior to the end of the final day of the course.
  • Organize, promote and/or support hiring and education events that support transitioning Soldiers and Family Members.
  • Provide training to command/unit leaders on the Education two-day Track.
  • Learn and use TAP XXI system to assist clients.
  • Ensure Education Track participation and Career Readiness Standard deliverables related to the Education workshops are entered into TAPXXI and Defense Military Data Center (DMDC) TAP data collection system.
  • Assist clients as needed by monitoring progress and notifying/encouraging completion of products. Assist clients with college/university application critiques, interview support, etc.
  • Refer transitioning personnel to both on-post and off-post service providers.
  • Provide instruction to clients on automated tools to include: TAPXXI and Kuder Journey.
  • Assist CIM with delivering commanders’ reports and notifying clients of eligibility to begin services while also notifying clients of missed requirements for the Education Track.
  • Participate in marketing activities and employment events as directed by the CIM.
  • Other duties: complete all mandatory government training; safeguard Personal Identifiable Information (PII); file records according to ARIMS; upload information into integrated Personnel Electronic Records Management System (iPERMS; after training received from the Government); participate in sustainment training events as offered.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and two or more years in career counseling, education or related experience. Prefer a bachelor’s degree in Training and Development, HR management, Counseling, or related field.
  • In-depth understanding about the military culture and the command structure.
  • Demonstrated experience in conducting program evaluations and use of customer feedback to improve overall program effectiveness/impact.
  • Working knowledge of the TAP program.  
  • Working knowledge of government chain of command and transition policies.  
  • Working knowledge of change management principles. 
  • Curriculum development experience.
  • Experience working with the military or with the government’s Transition Assistance Program.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Customer services skills required.
  • Experience with software packages such as MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITIONPLEASE EMAIL ONLY YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME (ANY OTHER DOCUMENTS SUBMITTED WILL NOT BE EVALUATEDTO CAREERS@THEAFXGROUP.COM

 PLEASE INDICATE THE REQUISITION NUMBER IN THE SUBJECT LINE OF YOUR EMAIL. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to racecolorreligionsexsexual orientationgender identity or national origin.

 

If you have a disability and need assistance searching or applying for jobs, please contact us at HR@theafxgroup.com or (703) 884-2222 x310. Please understand that these resources are only to assist those with disabilities.

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