Academic Coach

Academic Coach


Wilson Community College
902 Herring Avenue
Wilson, NC 27893
Phone: 252-291-1195

Job Location

Main Campus


$44,139 – $50,270


Full-Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Technical/Paraprofessional

Application Period

Opens: Monday, September 13, 2021
Closes: Sunday, October 31, 2021

Target Start Date

Sunday, October 31, 2021

Expected Work Hours

Full-Time Hours

Reports to

Director of TRIO

Employment Type

Full-Time Position

Minimum Qualifications

A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in education or closely related human services field is required.   

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree preferred.  Two (2) to three (3) years of experience working with disadvantaged students in post-secondary education preferred.

Position Description

Under the direction of the Director of TRIO Programs, performs professional testing, academic coaching and placement services to students in the Student Support Services program.

Interviews and advises prospective students on academic, career, personal, financial, and transfer coaching.  Provides specific workshops on academic topics such as stress management, test taking, etc.  Provides academic planning, advising and monitoring for program students.  Consults with faculty, financial aid, admissions and student services staff on behalf of students.  Establishes a confidential advising record system and contributes to program record keeping.   Interfaces in the operational aspects of the project including registration, tutoring, etc.  Prepares and organizes cultural events for program students.  Assists with recruitment and retention.  Provides direct tutoring services for students in the program.  Supervises a staff of tutors and assigns and monitors tutors’ work and student progress.  Works with faculty, counselors and administrators to provide assessment of students to determine need and type of services needed.  Coordinates student tutoring.  Serves on institutional committees if appointed.  Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge of Student Support Services purposes and mission.  Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written forms. Ability to operate a PC and related software. Ability to conduct workshops and presentations for various groups. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with administrators, faculty, students, parents, and the general public.  Ability to manage student files and documentation to meet grant expectations and goals. Ability to administer standardized and career diagnostic tests and interpret results. 

How to Apply

A completed Wilson Community College application must be received by the Human Resources Office in order to be considered for this position.  Visit our webstie at

Job Post Contact

Human Resources Office

Wilson Community College

P.O. Box 4305

Wilson, NC  27893

Phone:  (252) 246-1410