Job opportunity: Apply now for open Navigator, Workforce Solutions position

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Kellogg Community College is seeking applicants for two open Navigator, Workforce Solutions positions to work with participants enrolled in the College’s grant-funded Michigan Learning & Education Advancement Program (MiLEAP) project.

Click here to view the position listing on the KCC website.

The Navigator, Workforce Solutions positions are regular full-time positions with a starting salary range between $45,101 and $53,058. Responsibilities range across categories including student coaching and supports; placement and retention; outreach and recruitment; community engagement/collaboration; and faculty, staff and curriculum.  

There are two job positions available, one serving the Fehsenfeld Center campus in Hastings and the other serving the Eastern Academic Center campus in Albion and the Grahl Center campus in Coldwater.

Minimum qualifications for interested applicants include:

  1. A bachelor’s degree in Education, Social Work, Counseling or a related area plus at least three years related experience, such as education/teaching, social work, counseling, adult development or workforce development; or an associate degree in Education, Human Services, Psychology or related area plus at least five years of related experience, such as education/teaching, social work, counseling, adult development or workforce development.
  2. Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint or similar-level applications at an intermediate level.

According to the position summary in the job post linked above:

The Navigator provides intensive and intrusive outreach, intake, advising, coaching, counseling, and job placement and retention services to students and participants enrolled in the college’s Michigan Learning & Education Advancement Program (MiLEAP) grant funded project. This position is critically important in serving members of the community that are underemployed and unemployed, low-skilled incumbent workers, veterans, and other vulnerable members of the community who are most difficult to reach and serve (those living in poverty/homeless, minorities, parolees, and individuals with mental health and substance abuse/addiction issues) and connecting them to job-training programs in in-demand industries. The Navigator helps students navigate the academic and employment landscape, while providing wrap-around coaching and supportive services that leads to academic success and completion, job placement, and on-going job retention. This position serves a very important delivery role in the College’s MiLEAP Program, which expands job-training programs into other in-demand sectors.

Applications are open through 9 a.m. Jan. 4, 2022.

Please note that this is a temporary grant-funded position through June 30, 2023, with the possibility of extension at the conclusion of the grant-funded project.

Click through the link above for more information and a link to the online application. For more information about the position, email