Transition Navigator

Prince George's Community College
Maryland, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Feb 6, 2023
Position Information-Job Vacancy

Position Information

Position Title

Transition Navigator

Position Type


Full Time or Part Time

Full Time

Fixed Term/Tenure Track (Faculty Only)


Early College Partnerships, learning Supports and Faculty Affairs





Salary Range

Hiring Salary Range

$51,851 - $65,000 / annually

Union/Non Union

Non Union

Job Description Summary

This professional serves as a champion, ensuring that persons facing economic insecurity benefit from the interventions that improve their personal, academic, and career outlooks. The transition navigator is a professional who demonstrates commitment to the provision of cutting-edge academic and career focused programs, and support for children, adolescents and adults who face economic insecurity.

The budget period is from 7/1/2022-6/30/2023. Future funding is contingent on the renewal of grant funds.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, human services, or a related field preferred.
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of experience performing the duties outlined above (in DC, MD or VA. Preferred).
  • Minimum of 1 years of experience working with an electronic health record or similar technology related to service delivery.
  • Knowledgeable in navigating social welfare systems.
  • Ability to take initiative, be proactive and work collaboratively to resolve challenges
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.) and electronic medical records systems
  • Knowledge of theoretical orientations and evidenced-based, treatment approaches for adults, children, and adolescents
  • Ability to perform detailed work independently, as well as, in the team environment.
  • Customer service skills required

CRITERIA : The following criteria, which are not the sole criteria used in the final hiring decision, will be used to review the applications of those persons who meet the stated minimum qualifications and to select those qualified applicants who will be interviewed. Other information and observations made during the interview process may be considered in the selection process. A Resume/CV and cover letter are required with the application. Please ensure that your documents address the criteria listed below for this position.

  • Engage with referred individuals and families to triage and assess needs stemming from economic insecurity. Complete necessary engagement and assessment tools.
  • Develop an individualized, comprehensive plan of care outlining personal, academic, financial, and career goals.
  • Capable of devising creative interventions in a timely and goal-centered manner.
  • Be familiar with local community resources to support individuals and families in Prince George’s County who require substantive assistance and navigation of resources to meet the needs related to economic insecurity.
  • Serve as a facilitator, advocate, liaison, and partner working with individuals/families to connect to needed supports and services ensuring interventions meet needs.
  • Develops and implements academic and career focused programs for the children and youth in the program
  • Makes timely and appropriate client referrals when needed
  • Prepares and maintains written records of client interactions with detail and accuracy.
  • Assures clients’ experiences and records are kept confidential.
  • Adheres to the NASW competencies while providing remedial services, academic strategies, direct and intensive barrier removal and workplace coaching.
  • Identify and integrates services and resources to support the successful implementation of interventions.
  • Identify and address gaps in services and supports which prevent the successful implementation of interventions and support individual/family with navigating barriers until resolution.
  • Develop understanding of services and supports in the region and establish working partnerships where appropriate to be utilized in the continuum of support as needed.
  • Maintain a working relationship with program partners and attends meetings with other providers, local and state agencies, etc.
  • Monitors trends and makes informed decisions regarding service delivery for individuals and families facing economic insecurity.
  • Perform other duties as required
Job Requirements

Must have the use of sensory skills in order to effectively communicate and interact with other employees and the public through the use of the telephone and personal contact as normally defined by the ability to see, read, talk, hear, handle or feel objects and controls. Physical capability to effectively use and operate various items of office related equipment, such as, but not limited to a, personal computer, calculator, copier, and fax machine. No significant climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, and repetitive motions.

  • Must be able to work Monday thru Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written standard English.
  • As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
  • A background investigation will be conducted prior to the offer of employment. A signed authorization for the release of personal information will be required if selected for an interview.
Is Background Check Required?


Is the incumbent responsible for working with minor children or directly engaging with minor children on campus?


Posting Detail Information

Posting Number

PGCC32211/12 GFF4

Open Date


Close Date

Open Until Filled


Background Check Statement

Prince George’s Community College is committed to providing a safe campus community. PGCC conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, education verification, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Effective August 8, 2022, Prince George’s Community College’s current vaccine mandate expired for students, faculty, and staff. Select exceptions may apply. Face coverings will be voluntary campus-wide, including in classrooms and instructional spaces. Although the College will no longer require new employees and students to be vaccinated as a condition of employment or instruction based on current public health conditions, COVID -19 vaccines and boosters are strongly recommended.

Application Status ; you will receive an email acknowledging receipt of your application, upon which time no further communication occurs unless selected for an interview or the position is filled. If recommended for hire, communication is immediately sent to your references listed on your application. Also, you will receive an email notification from HireRight requesting you to submit authorization to complete a background investigation.
Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is your highest level of education in social work, psychology, human services, or a related field?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Please be advised that as required by the 1986 Immigration Act, candidates must be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing identity and that you are a U.S. Citizen or an alien who is authorized to work. It is the college's policy that PGCC does not provide sponsorship for prospective employees. Are you seeking sponsorship?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • HERC
    • HigherEd Jobs
    • Hispanic Outlook
    • Indeed
    • Personal Referral
    • PGCC Website
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook)
    • The Chronicle of Higher Ed
    • The Washington Post
    • Other: Please indicate below
    • Educause
  4. How did you hear about this employment opportunity? If you selected 'Other' please indicate source:

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Other

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