Career Navigator

Job Summary:
A Career Navigator is required to navigate a participant’s career path using evidence-based, retail-focused career navigation curriculum and supporting resources. A Navigator will use his or her past personal experiences to facilitate a career exploration and discovery process for each participant. They will be required to understand and deliver results from administered assessments and translate findings into a real approach to a tangible short-term career goal for each participant.

Minimum Qualification:

  1. Basic reading, writing, and arithmetic skills required. This is normally acquired through a high school diploma or equivalent.
  2. Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office desktop applications and telephone protocol.
  3. Duties require professional verbal and written communication skills and the ability to type 50 wpm.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Actively promote the GoodPaths program to create awareness and demonstrate the potential it has on career advancement
  • Be fluent in the evidence-based career navigation model and the specific retail career pathways and job families that GoodPaths App have provided
  • Administer Assessments
  • Take the preparation assessments and questionnaire to ensure readiness for this style of career navigation
  • Coordinate with participants and pre-schedule meetings
  • Refer Participants to outside sources or additional training services or social aids
  • Be able to establish a rapport with participants
  • Assess participant needs
  • Help participant get resources
  • Intervene in crises
  • Maintain records
  • Research education programs
  • Write reports and evaluation
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the Essential Duties and Responsibilities.

If interested, please forward resumes to Katie Phoenix at KPhoenix@goodwillhouston.org