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STEPS Fostering Success Job Coach

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title STEPS Fostering Success Job Coach
Requisition Number TE05533
Department Name 3J532:STEPS Temporary Employment
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $15 - $20 per hour
Type of Position Temporary
Position Time Status Part-Time
Required Education
Required Related Experience
Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements

Lifting, pushing, pulling up to 20 lbs


20 hours a week worked within 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.; some evening and weekends as needed.

Job Summary

The Fostering Success Job Coach (hereafter referred to as ‘Job Coach’) will work directly with young people participating in the Fostering Success Summer Employment Program. Job Coaches will utilize a structured employment curriculum to assist youth in developing job readiness skills. Job Coaches will meet with participants at least weekly (virtually) and provide ongoing support to program participants. Job Coaches will communicate with, and disseminate information to, participants via an online Learning Management System (LMS). Job Coaches will be required to attend an orientation to the program and will receive training related to the LMS.
Specific duties include:
• Develop effective job coaching and employment plans
• Communicate with participants to understand their goals and ambitions
• Assist participants in developing strategies to overcome employment related personal and professional barriers
• Assess participants strengths/areas for growth
• Guide clients in learning to complete employment related tasks
• Provide coaching in effective job search techniques
• Monitor and evaluate progress of program participants
• Keep records and documentation related to participant contacts

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Excellent Written and Oral Communication Skills; Interpersonal Skills; Team Oriented; Strong Problem Solving Skills; Previous professional experience working with young people, age 14 – 21, preferred. Some travel may be required.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply 05/31/2021
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posted: 2021-04-28 Expires: 2021-05-28

Career Employment at UK

UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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STEPS Fostering Success Job Coach

University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40507

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