Advisor/Instructor, Immured Populations (Full Time Temporary)

Advisor/Instructor, Immured Populations (Full Time Temporary)


Wake Technical Community College
9101 Fayetteville Road
Raleigh, NC 27603
Phone: 919-866-5000

Job Location

Various Campus and Community Sites including Department of Correction Sites


$46,409.00 - $61,508.00


Temporary position

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Closes: Thursday, January 31, 2019

Target Start Date

Friday, February 1, 2019

Expected Work Hours

Various hours up to 30-35 per week

Reports to


Employment Type

Full Time Temporary

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Excellent oral, written, and listening skills
Student-focused, demonstrates initiative, and able to adapt to change
Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office products, particularly Excel
Ability to relate, collaborate and communicate well with individuals from all socio-economic levels and ethnic groups with respect and sensitivity

Ability to pass a Department of Public Safety background check and attend applicable training for Department of Public Safety

Ability to work in a prison setting and comply with all policies and guidelines of the Department Public Safety
Knowledge of college student development and retention practices

Self-directed, organized, task-oriented, detail-oriented and flexible

Ability to demonstrate a variety of instructional techniques and methods

Available to work a flexible schedule, as needed, including day and night hours

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor's degree
Two years of experience advising or counseling students at a secondary or post-secondary level
One year of classroom teaching experience
Must be willing and able to travel locally between campuses

Must pass Department Public Safety background check and attend applicable Department of Public Safety training

Preferred Qualifications


Master's Degree
Two years-experience advising, teaching and/or counseling students from College and Career Readiness (CCR)/Basic Skills programs including but not limited to: Adult Basic Education, Adult Secondary Education, or English as a Second Language (ESL)

Experience advising, teaching and/or counseling culturally diverse, adult populations

Position Description

Responsibilities and Duties (*Essential Functions)

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential job functions satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary job functions herein described.  

*Assists Director in developing and implementing a comprehensive advising program
*Provides academic advice, career guidance, case management, and transitional services to students in one-on-one and small group settings
*Informs and advises students for selection of program and courses, assist in developing an academic plan, recommend coursework relevant to academic plan, discuss enrollment policies and procedures, and answer specific inquiries
*Collaborates with faculty to identify at-risk students and develop interventional strategies with the intent of improving student success

*Plans, organizes and provides instruction using level specific materials and methodologies to maximize student learning
*Establishes and executes meaningful learning objectives

Develops curriculum related to assigned subject that follows the provided instructional model
Utilizes a proactive advising model; engage in regular, ongoing, intentional outreach to students to increase student success and retention
Provides students with academic success strategies, information about specific areas of study, and general knowledge of college and program requirements to facilitate a successful transition to curriculum programs or careers, foster retention, and promote completion of college credentials


  Utilizes technology to effectively monitor student progress towards their academic goal(s) or credential completion and to record student interactions

Assists in the development and maintenance of effective advising and academic planning materials for students
Meets paperwork deadlines

Contacts active and inactive students to assist them with progressing to completion and/or returning to the program
Provides evening, weekend, and online advising services as required
Participates in the development and presentation of workshops and other activities focused on transition to college, student success, and retention
Responds in a timely and professional manner to enrollment and program inquiries
Completes an annual applied benchmark project on an individual or group basis 
Participates in scheduled In-Service training, staff meetings, and professional development trainings and activities

Provides professional development training to staff

Job Post Contact

Human Resources