Jacob Groves will be taking over the role of business community liaison at MJCC. Groves, a Muhlenberg County native, has previous experience as College and Career Navigator at Madisonville Community College, and as Tour Manager for Brewco Marketing Group. He completed a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Kentucky, and is currently working towards a Master’s Degree in Business Administration at Murray State University.
“I believe my education as well as prior experience makes me a great fit for this role, and I look forward to all that the position may entail. I am eager to form new connections as well as revive relationships in Muhlenberg County to build community partnerships, and to promote our programs,” says Groves.
The primary role of Business Community Liaison is to help build bridges between Job Corps and employers, legislators, educators, and other members of the community. Other job duties include targeting potential students, and helping them get started at Job Corps. Groves officially took over the role on Sept. 4.
The Muhlenberg Job Corps has immediate openings for individuals aged 16-24. Individuals that continue their education program through Job Corps will be eligible to complete their high school education, earn college credits, as well as train in areas such as Heavy Equipment Operator, Heavy Equipment Mechanic, Welding, Commercial Driver’s License – Class B, Certified Medical Assistant, Certified Nursing Assistant, Pharmacy Tech, among others.
For individuals interested in the Job Corps Program, they can contact Jacob Groves at Groves.Jacob@jobcorps.org or by calling at (270) 377-3269.