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Continuing Education Transition Coach

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Work type: Part-time Regular
Location: Overland Park Main Campus
Categories: Continuing Education

Position, Department: Continuing Education Transition Coach, Continuing Education & Workforce Development

Type of Position: Part-time Regular, Non-Exempt

Work Schedule, Hours per week: varies, 25 hours per week

Pay Range:  $20.02 - $25.77 and determined based on relevant years of work experience.

Benefits Category: Part-time Benefits 

Position Summary:

Collaborate closely with NCircle, Inc and the Johnson County Department of Corrections (DOC) to help those currently or previously incarcerated find avenues to advance in a career that provides a good income and a healthy life.

Required Qualifications:

  • Career-level professional within field.
  • Considered highly skilled and proficient in discipline.
  • Conducts complex, important work under minimal supervision and with wide latitude for independent judgment.
  • Requires a bachelor's degree or 4+ years of relevant experience.

To be considered for this position we will require an application, resume, and cover letter.

*Unofficial transcripts are required for all Adjunct faculty and Faculty positions.

Position Details: Job duties include but are not limited to:

  • Build and nurture relationships with partners at NCircle, Inc and the Johnson County Department of Corrections (DOC) in shared efforts to reduce recidivism and help the community by making education and training accessible to the current or formerly incarcerated population. 
  • Assist the recruitment of students into NCircle’s College of Trades educational program. Promote awareness of the program and the benefits of participating in the career training and life skills classes. Answer questions and engage with potential applicants as they explore options. 
  • Provide current and previous students with educational and employment resources during and after the program. Follow up with students and provide supportive networks upon graduation. 
  • Teach the Essential Skills class or portions of the class each semester. Train students in the 7 Essential Skills for the Workplace: Punctuality, Teamwork, Effective Communication, Coachability, Urgency, Organization, and Attitude. 
  • Collect and maintain data regarding the program and its participants. Create and maintain accurate and up-to-date records on current students and graduates, including contact information, employment status, needs and barriers, educational and professional goals, and other details beneficial for client stability. 
  • Attend scheduled College of Trades classes, covering skills training in various high-demand fields, such as welding, construction, food service, and information technology, as necessary . 
  • Assist clients with setting personal, academic, and career goals aligned with their strengths and interests, as well as transition strategies. Build relationships and provide individualized coaching for those participating in the program. 
  • Schedule, conduct, and document exit interviews from those who have completed the program. Ask questions, gather insights, and elicit feedback on the quality and effectiveness of the training. 
  • Communicate with residential center caseworkers and the Supervision Officer or Court Services Officer of the Johnson County DOC to ensure risks and barriers are identified. 
  • Assist students who want to transition to Johnson County Community College Credit programs and regularly check in with each participant as they progress. 
  • Maintain confidentiality in all interactions to protect the privacy of all participants. 

*Duties and responsibilities, as required by business necessity, may be added, deleted or changed at any time at the discretion of management, formally or informally, either verbally or in writing. Scheduling, shift assignments and work location may be changed at any time, as required by business necessity.

About JCCC: Established in 1969, Johnson County Community College is dedicated to transforming lives and strengthening communities through learning. Located in Overland Park, Kansas, JCCC has enjoyed a national reputation for educational excellence and student success for more than 50 years. That's five decades dedicated to smaller class sizes, more resources and a thriving campus culture – not to mention our competitive tuition rates and extracurricular experiences that transcend the norm.

Equal Employment Opportunity: JCCC provides equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals and is an affirmative action employer.  JCCC does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, age, religion, marital status, parental status, military status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or other factors that cannot be lawfully considered in its programs and activities, which includes employment and admissions, in accordance with Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Equal Pay Act of 1963, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Executive Order 11246, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Vietnam Era Veteran’s Readjustment Assistance Act, the Jobs for Veterans Act of 2002, the Kansas Acts Against Discrimination and all other applicable civil rights and nondiscrimination laws. 

Inquiries concerning JCCC's compliance with its nondiscrimination policies (including Title IX, Title VI and Section 504 inquiries) may be referred to a Title IX Coordinator (, or Director of Human Resources, or the Dean of Students and Learner Engagement at Johnson County Community College, 12345 College Blvd, Overland Park, KS 66210, 913-469-8500; or to Office for Civil Rights, Kansas City Office, U.S. Department of Education, One Petticoat Lane, 1010 Walnut Street, Suite 320, Kansas City, MO 64106, Telephone: 816-268-0550,Facsimile: 816-268-0559, Email to:

Disclosure:  If you need any assistance throughout the search process, please reach out to the HR Generalist for this position. In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.

If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email

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