ARS Success Coach

ARS Success Coach


Western Piedmont Community College
1001 Burkemont Avenue
Morganton, NC 28655
Phone: 828-438-6000

Job Location

Main Campus


Hiring Range – Minimum to Midpoint ($2,843 – 3,554/monthly)



Job Category

  • Technical/Paraprofessional

Application Period

Opens: Friday, May 6, 2022
Closes: Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Target Start Date

Friday, July 1, 2022

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Dean of Student Services

Employment Type

Full-Time (Grant funded).

Minimum Qualifications

1. Completion of an appropriate associate’s degree.

2. Ability to develop rapport with students and to support students as they pursue their goals.

3. Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations within and external to the College.

4. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills required.

5. Knowledge of and dedication to the mission of the community college and higher education.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Three years’ experience in trades, coaching or teaching (preferred but not required).

Position Description

Looking to have an impact on the future of construction trades in Western North Carolina? Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC) has an opening for a qualified individual to support students in the College’s new Regional Skilled Trades Solutions Center (RSTSC). The new RSTSC will house carpentry, masonry, electrical technologies, HVAC, plumbing, and green construction programs. WPCC is seeking a success coach dedicated to supporting students in these programs.

The ARC Success Coach will be an advocate and guide for all Skilled Trades students including Electrical, Plumbing, HVACR, Heavy Equipment Operator, Construction, and related fields. A cohort of students in Associate in Applied Science programs may also be included in the Success Coach’s caseload. Under the direction of the Director of Early Intervention, Testing, and Work Based Learning, the Success Coach will work with related faculty and Student Services staff and will be involved in initial recruitment and outreach, retention, completion and post completion success of all students. The ARC Success Coach may develop professional relationships with area industries to help facilitate appropriate job placement for students when applicable.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online at

Job Post Contact

Anita Berry

Benefit/Recruitment Specialist

Western Piedmont Community College

(828) 448-3127


Western Piedmont Community College, an equal opportunity employer, values and encourages campus diversity in students, faculty, and staff.