NACTEP Placement Coordinator


NACTEP Placement Coordinator

Position Title: NACTEP Placement Coordinator

Department: Native American Career & Technical Education Program (NACTEP)

Accountable to: Director of CTE

Opening Date: June 6, 2017

Closing Date: June 27, 2017

Salary:  $30,958 – $33,612


This position will liaison with local employers and employment agencies for promoting vocational programs, employing graduates and assessing graduate success. This position provides ongoing support and expertise to student participants through comprehensive assessment, planning, implementation and overall evaluation. The overall goal of the position is to promote the success of individuals in the NACTEP Project. Driving involved in high traffic areas exposing driver to often dangerous conditions.


Nature of Work:

This position is responsible for assisting students enrolled NACTEP, provides data and tracking support to the Native American Career and Technical Education project using a database and information system that includes placement, enrollment, access of project services by individual students, individual student progress and completion data.

Personal Contacts:

Frequent contact with students, staff and faculty. Communication with employers is also required.

Supervision Received:

The Director of CTE provides supervision on an as needed basis.


  • Responsible for the job placement of all NACTEP project participate.
  • Responsible for posting job opportunities in a regularly updated job bank or board.
  • Contact employers to identify job openings and application processes.
  • Notify students when appropriate jobs are posted.
  • Meets with employers and complete graduate work survey forms.
  • Compile stats, prepare reports and charts for NACTEP
  • Establish and maintain contact with area employers for placement, internships, etc. and meet with employer to complete employer participation forms
  • Maintain confidential student records
  • Monitor job placement and placement rates; file reports with various agencies regarding
  • Assist students in scheduling and preparing for interviews.
  • Follow up with students post interview to determine outcomes and to identify areas which need to be strengthened.
  • Assist students in developing a job readiness plan.
  • Meet with employers after placement to conduct employer satisfaction interviews; administer employer surveys.
  • Distribute and evaluate student satisfaction surveys.
  • Compile data and provide report on CTE graduates.
  • Create and host TMCC Job Fair and provide follow-up.
  • Attend off campus job fairs.
  • Provide counseling and advocacy for students.
  • Develop, organize and teach Job Prep Course; schedule outside speakers.
  • Develop and maintain job portfolios for students.
  • Attend workshops and complete coursework for certification requirements.
  • Participate on department retention committee.
  • Compile data and enter into database; oversee day to day management of database.
  • Assist students with program applications, conduct intake, verify information, and assist students with personal plan.
  • Provide academic advisement and support to participants.
  • Monitor and verify service participation monthly to determine effectiveness.
  • Confer with project director and project staff regarding results of employer survey to determine methods of modification.
  • Teaches Supervised Occupational Experience (SOE).
  • Attends off-campus job fairs.


Knowledge: This position requires knowledge of statistical reporting, working with students in a post-secondary setting, building relationships with local businesses. Knowledge of job portfolios. Must have good communication and time management skills.

Skills: Must possess computer skills. Microsoft Office Specialist Certification helpful. Previous grant experience helpful. The employee must have strong communication and computer skills. Must possess strong networking and communication abilities for working with students, staff and faculty.

Abilities: Position requires flexibility in work schedule and duties due to work demands. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.


Bachelor’s degree with career exploration and student advising. Minimum of 3 years of experience in higher ed and working in jobs that require interaction with people required. Experience working in a Native American community preferred. Must provide valid ND Drivers License with application.

How to Apply

Application Packet / Submission:  To be considered for open positions at TMCC, prospective applicants must submit an Application for Employment, cover letter, curriculum vitae and/or resume, college transcripts, three current (within 1 year) letters of reference, and, if applicable, enrollment documentation from a federally recognized tribe and/or veterans preference.  Full time regular employees who apply for a position within the college will receive 5 in-house preference points.  Required licensure/certification as specified in the position vacancy announcement is also required.

The packet will be determined to be incomplete if any required documents are missing; thus the application will not be considered.

All completed applications must be submitted to the Human Resource Manager who will determine which applicants meet qualification requirements per vacancy announcement.

Employment Application (1.41 MB PDF)

Please Note


For more information on any of these positions please contact:

Holly Cahill, Human Resources Manager

Telephone: (701)477.7938


Equal Opportunity and Non-Discrimination Policy

The Turtle Mountain Community College is committed to the policy that all persons shall have equal access to its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, or handicap. In adhering to this policy the college abides by the requirements with the Title IX, Education amendments of 1972; with Title VI and VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act; by section 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975. Questions or comments may be referred to Holly Cahill, Human Resources Manager, Turtle Mountain Community College PO BOX 340, Belcourt, ND 58316 (701)477-7809, or the Office of Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, 10220 North Executive Hills Blvd., 8th Floor, Kansas City, MO 64153-1367.