State of MichiganJackson 49201
Full Time +

Possession of an appropriate bachelor's degree, master's degree, or vocational teacher certification may be substituted for the education and experience requirements.

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Employment Readiness Instructor/ Job Developer- Smt

State of Michigan
Full Time, Permanent 40 per week 1780 E Parnall Rd, Jackson, MI 49201, United States Apply before 9/29/2023 11:59


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The employee in this position will teach business education technology/employment readiness, administer appropriate tests, and provide counseling to help prisoner students prepare for employment when released.  The employee will work with employers to facilitate job interviews for Vocational Village students prior to release.  Additionally, the employee will organize tours of the Vocational Village for potential employers, job placement agencies and public officials.  Eighty percent of the work week is spent in direct supervision of prisoners within the perimeters of a multi-level correctional facility.  This position will assist in overseeing the delivery of Employment Readiness programming and will teach employment/release preparation skills to qualified prisoners that reflect current and future labor market trends.  Areas of instruction will include Job Searching and Workplace Skills, Financial Literacy and Introductory Computer Skills.  The purpose of the position is to directly assist graduates of the Vocational Village program with job search and placement prior to parole.  

Required Education and Experience
Subclass Code(s): 
TRDBUSEDUC - Bus Ed Tech/Employment Readiness - Four years of experience in computer applications (e.g., Microsoft Office Suite, or other word processing, spreadsheet, desktop publishing, presentation, or web-based programs), and/or experience coaching others in job preparatory skills using a computer for resume and cover letter writing, employment search, and submitting on-line applications. 
TRDJOBDEV - Job Development - Four years of experience in recruitment, job development, applicant selection, marketing job programs, and/or matching job seekers to employers. (*This code may be added to a Trades Instructor - Business Education Technology/Employment Readiness position only, as a supplemental code. It may not be used as a stand-alone Trades Instructor subclass code.) 


Employment Readiness

Possession of an associate degree in an area of the specific trade or occupation to be taught.

Experience Trades Instructor P11

No specific type or amount is required.

Alternate Education and Experience
Trades Instructor P11

Possession of an appropriate bachelor's degree, master's degree, or vocational teacher certification may be substituted for the education and experience requirements.


Educational level typically acquired through completion of high school and four years of recent experience in the practice of the specific trade or occupation to be taught, including six months of experience training others in the trade or occupation may be substituted for the education and experience requirements.

Additional Requirements and Information

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. Individuals appointed to positions that are subclass coded must possess the required specialized experience, training, or license. Subclass code definitions and requirements are published on the Civil Service web site.

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The Department of Corrections may screen out job applicants who have been convicted of a felony in accordance with Public Act 191 of 2017. Applicants who have been convicted of a misdemeanor or felony are ineligible for employment with the Department of Corrections until satisfactory completion of any sentence imposed, including parole or probation.

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· Apply for this position online via NEOGOV; click on "Apply" in the job posting for instructions on submitting your electronic application. Hard copy applications are not accepted.

· Attach a resume identifying specific experience and dates of employment. Dates of employment should include month and year and hours per week.

· If applicable, attach a copy of an official transcript(s).

· Your education listed cannot be used to credential review you for a position unless a copy of an OFFICIAL transcript confirming your education is attached to your electronic application. We accept scanned copies of official transcripts. We do not accept web-based, internet, or copies of unofficial transcripts. Official transcripts provide the name of the institution, confirmation that a degree was awarded and on what date, and the registrar's signature.

· You must provide at least three professional references and their contact information to include phone number, and email address.

· Current MDOC employees must include their current supervisor as one of three professional references.

Failure to complete any of the above items may result in your application not being considered. Submission of an application for any position does not guarantee you will be contacted by the department/agency for further consideration. Only those applicants interviewed will be notified of the results.

New hires to the MDOC along with previous MDOC employees that are returning after being away from the department for more than two years will complete Non-Custody New Employee Training (NCNET) either 40 hours or 80 hours of initial in-person training based on their level of offender contact and job classification. All new employees will complete additional online training to successfully complete their non-custody new employee trainin