State of Michigan Employment Counselor-ARF in Adrian, Michigan

Job Description

The Skills Developer provides guidance and employment counseling functions to inmates inside prisons and follows up with FOA once on parole to collect data. This position helps to prepare and place individuals seeking employment in conjunction with Prisoner Education and Prisoner Reentry programs at state prison and camp facilities. It takes direction from the School Principal and Education Manager. This position travels to various prisons on a weekly basis, which could require varying work hours due to the travel.

Position Description: Employment Counselor.doc

Required Education and Experience


Possession of a bachelor's degree with a major in guidance and counseling, sociology, psychology, or social work.


Employment Counselor 9

No specific type or amount is required.

Employment Counselor 10

One year of professional experience counseling and placing individuals seeking employment equivalent to an Employment Counselor 9.

Employment Counselor P11

Two years of professional experience counseling and placing individuals seeking employment equivalent to an Employment Counselor, including one year equivalent to an Employment Counselor 10.

Additional Requirements and Information

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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.

  • Interested applicants must attach a copy of "official" college transcripts.

  • All required documents must be attached and submitted at the time of application for further consideration. Applications must be submitted through NEOGOV to be considered.

  • Please make sure you provided the names, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses (if available) of three professional references, one of which is your current supervisor. The Department of Corrections Selection Guidelines requires that one of the applicant's references is their current supervisor. Please make sure you include your current supervisor under your references.

  • If you have questions or need assistance uploading and/or attaching your documents, please call NEOGOV applicant support at: 855-524-5627 or email

Salary: $18.26 - $26.69 Hourly

Location: Adrian, MI

Job Type: Permanent Full Time

Department: Corrections - Gus Harrison Correctional Facility

Job Number: 4729-18-042-RR2

Closing: 7/24/2018 10:00 AM Eastern


Agency: State of Michigan

Address: 400 South Pine Street Lansing, Michigan, 48909

Phone: (800) 788-1766