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Career Coach

Champaign County Regional Planning Commission


1307 N. Mattis, Champaign, IL

End Date


Job description

A Career Coach provides guidance, training and resources that help people identify pathways, set goals, and leverage agency so they can successfully compete in labor markets. Career coaches provide basic career services to walk-in customers and individualized job training case management to program participants, connect customers and participants to partners in the local workforce system and to other community resources, are available for participation in outreach and recruitment activities, and use the Illinois Workforce Development System to assist in administering a public workforce development program.

Minimum Requirements:

  • An interest in serving and growing as a career coach who provides career and job training services through one-on-one guidance, training, and public speaking.
  • Passion for public service and grant administration.
  • The ability to take ownership of job duties and responsibilities and work as part of a team that is striving for excellence.
  • Ability to follow program procedures and demonstrate professionalism to customers, participants, and stakeholders.
  • Ability to handle program and client information in a confidential manner and report concerns as mandated.
  • Ability to exercise judgement in interpreting data, applying legislation and policies, and making recommendations and decisions when limited guidance is available.
  • Knowledge and respect for diverse cultures/lifestyles, an understanding of poverty, and a willingness to help others overcome barriers to employment.
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to set work priorities and organize effectively to meet deadlines.
  • Computer skills needed to complete case documentation, data entry and timesheets.

The complete job description may be viewed at

Schedule:  8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., M-F

Worksite:  1307 N. Mattis Ave., Champaign, Illinois 61821

Status: Full-Time/37.5 hours per week

Starting Wage:  $19.26

Competitive benefits, health insurance, dental insurance, retirement, tuition reimbursement, high-quality programming, and great work environment!

Applicants may apply at:

CCRPC is EEO/AA/ADA employer.

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