Achievement Coach

Achievement Coach


Wayne Community College
3000 Wayne Memorial Drive
Goldsboro, NC 27534
Phone: 919-735-5151

Job Location

3000 Wayne Memorial Dr.

Goldsboro, NC 27534


$32,000 - $36,000


State of NC

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, January 18, 2023
Closes: Friday, June 30, 2023

Target Start Date

Wednesday, March 1, 2023

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Department Chair

Employment Type

Full-time, 12 months (Grant Funded)

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution with one to three years of experience in advising and/or coaching is required. Applicants must possess excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, faculty, and staff at the college and high school levels. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite is required. The candidate must be able to work independently, prioritize tasks, make minor decisions, and exercise good judgment working with a diverse student population.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in a secondary or postsecondary environment is preferred. A National Career Readiness Certificate and bilingual are preferred.

Position Description

Assists students with setting goals and identifying, planning for, and overcoming potential obstacles and defining steps in education and career planning; builds rapport and trust with students to support successful goal completion; monitors student progress toward goals; conducts follow-up with students; offers advisement as needed; supports instructors and program efforts to infuse instruction with persistence and success strategies. Provides assistance to students and instructors to problem-solve issues that arise related to progress toward academic goals, persistence, and attendance. Develops and presents lessons, workshops, or courses on career and/or college readiness and skills; develops relationships with college and other training providers to stay abreast of community needs and college programs in order to provide students with up-to-date and accurate information; establishes and maintains effective working partnerships with key stakeholders. Monitors student assessment scores and attendance and maintains advising log or case management files to track contact hours, issues, and outcomes of advising sessions and student portfolios with appropriate documentation. Participates in professional development opportunities as appropriate for the position to achieve program outcome goals. Promotes the College’s mission, values, and vision. Performs other tasks as assigned that support the College mission and program initiatives.

If selected for employment, the applicant must submit to a criminal background check and drug screening.

INSTITUTION:  Wayne Community College is a member of the North Carolina Community Colleges System. Located in Goldsboro, NC, the College serves Wayne and adjoining counties. Wayne Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. A Tobacco-Free Campus as of August 1, 2009.

How to Apply

APPLICATIONS: Submit an employment application and all supporting materials, including copies of certifications, post-secondary transcripts, resume, and cover letter via ApplicantOne at No paper applications will be accepted. Applications will be screened, and the most qualified applicants interviewed. All applicants will be notified once the position has been filled.

Job Post Contact

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