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Computer Lab Assistant, Community Corrections

Company: CoreCivic
Location: Portsmouth
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:


Join Our Team. Get a Sign-On Bonus. New employees hired into full-time, eligible positions between April 1, 2022, and December 31, 2022, will receive an award up to $500.At CoreCivic, we care for people! CoreCivic is currentlyseeking a Computer Lab Assistant,Community Corrections who has a passion for providing the highest qualitycare in a residential setting.

Who We Are:
CoreCivicis the leading, national provider of high-quality, secured corrections anddetention management services and residential and non-residential transitioncenters. We provide effective programsthat enhance public safety and prepare individuals for success. Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee,CoreCivic operates more than 70 security facilities nationwide and over 50community residential and non- residential centers. Our employees are driven by a deep sense ofservice, high standards of professionalism, and a responsibility to better thepublic good.

What We Have:

  • Morethan just a job but the start of a successful career!
  • Supportiveenvironment where employee growth is promoted.
  • Comprehensivebenefits package & competitive wages.
  • PTO& paid holidays.
  • Paidjob training & other great incentives.What You Get To Do:
    Changethe lives of those in your care!

    The Computer Lab Assistant,Community Corrections assists in the transition of adult residents to theircommunity by providing basic technical assistance to allow for better access tocommunity programs, job searches and applications. Provides a working knowledge of basic PC computer skills such as using a mouse, keyboard,computer and printer. Monitors anddevelops additional basic computer software and program knowledge toinclude internet programs such as Internet Explorer, email communicationoptions and Microsoft Office.
  • Provides assistance to adult residents in the utilization of computer equipment to ensure access to community resources such as programs, job searches and applications. May need to register new residents, set up user profile and provide login steps to begin use of technology resources.

  • Uses modeling to train and advance resident skills in areas such as word processing and resume development, online applications, attachments and uploading of resumes through email and job portals.

  • Creates and distributes instructional tools for the ongoing development of resident computer skills. Identifies current and relevant material to meet resident needs and objectives.

  • Communicates with resident Case Managers to become familiar with resident objectives. Identify common online resources and tools for residents to meet achieve set objectives. Assists to set up resident email accounts, job board profiles, program resource accounts, etc.

  • Understands and evaluates necessary areas ofdevelopmental based resident feedback and experiences. With approval of facility management,delivers basic instructional sessions for residents looking to advance specificPC skills.Qualifications
    • High School diploma,GED certification or equivalent is required.
    • Knowledge of computer hardware andsoftware programs such as Microsoft Office, internetapplications, email systems, and other basic computer functions is required.
    • Must haveability to explain basic technical issues clearly and work with a varied rangeof skills. Ability todemonstrate customer service skills in managing difficult residents.
    • Ability to communicate clearly verbally andin writing and apply problem solving techniques.
    • A valid driver's license is required.CoreCivic is a Drug-Free Workplace& EOE including Disability/Veteran

Keywords: CoreCivic, Portsmouth , Computer Lab Assistant, Community Corrections, IT / Software / Systems , Portsmouth, Virginia

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