“Providing Students the Edge” Success Coach

“Providing Students the Edge” Success Coach


Edgecombe Community College
2009 West Wilson Street
Tarboro, NC 27886
Phone: 252-823-5166


Commensurate with education and experience


State benefits

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Closes: Thursday, November 30, 2017

Target Start Date

Friday, December 1, 2017

Expected Work Hours

M-F, 39 hours per week

Employment Type

Full-time, grant funded, time limited position

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with at least three years of experience working with adults.

Preferred Qualifications

Minimum requirements plus teaching/counseling experience in a post-secondary community college educational environment; Career Readiness Credential.

Position Description

Serves as a chief advocate for Edgecombe Community College on both the Rocky Mount and the Tarboro campuses. Works to establish a rapport with students to ensure first year success through personal contact, evaluations, and activities.


Assist in the coordination of case management for the PSE (Providing Students the Edge) students through personal contact and Starfish software.

Evaluate the cohort’s progression and monitor progress toward completion including mid-term grade and registration follow up.

Serve as the administrator for the Starfish software.

Maintain the student cases by monitoring the flags in the case management software and provide follow up with students.

Serve as a liaison to link to services provided by Edgecombe Community College and the community by coordinating student referrals to services to help overcome social and economic barriers

Serves as the Single Stop administrator for the college to link students to available resources to aid students with additional support services.

Coordinate a summer enrichment program.

Bridge and support student’s participation in college activities leading to first year progression and improved retention.

Build rapport and trust with students to support successful goal completion and monitor student progress toward goals.

Coordinate events, webinars, and training for the students in areas of need. Develop and present lessons, workshops, etc. to assist students with skill and knowledge to navigate the college processes.

Assists students with setting goals and identifying, planning for, and overcoming potential obstacles to success.

Assist students and faculty to problem solve issues related to progress towards academic goals, persistence and attendance.

Support faculty in efforts to meet strategies for persistence and success.

Maintain the advising log or case management files to track contact hours, issues, and outcomes of advising sessions.

Perform relate duties as assigned.

How to Apply

To Apply for This Position: To be considered for this position, each candidate must submit a completed Edgecombe Community College Application for Employment* and copies of transcripts, licenses, and certificates to:

Susan Barkalow, Director of Human Resources
Edgecombe Community College
2009 West Wilson St.
Tarboro, NC 27886

Applications may be obtained from the receptionist on campus in either Rocky Mount or Tarboro, mailed on request, or printed from our web site at www.edgecombe.edu.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled but will be reviewed as they are received.

Job Post Contact

Susan Barkalow, Director of Human Resources Edgecombe Community College 2009 West Wilson St. Tarboro, NC 27886 barkalows@edgecombe.edu