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Educational Counselor at CoreCivic Full-time Job

3 months ago Sales & Services Youngstown   110 views
Job Details

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.


  • 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.
  • Must be a licensed Guidance Counselor in the state of Ohio.
  • 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 21 years of age.

CoreCivic is a Drug Free Workplace & EOE– M/F/Vets/Disabled.

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