Career Coach

Career Coach

Employer

Davidson County Community College
297 DCCC Road
Thomasville, NC 27360
Phone: 336-249-8186

Salary/Grade

$ 33,644.17 to $ 43,737.50 annually

Benefits

Full Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, July 28, 2022
Closes: Wednesday, August 31, 2022

Target Start Date

Monday, August 15, 2022

Expected Work Hours

Mon-Friday

Employment Type

Full Time

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelors’ Degree from regionally accredited institution
  • Minimum of two (2) years; experience in secondary and/or post-secondary education

Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters’ Degree from regionally accredited institution
  • Experience in higher education
  • Experience in the community college sector
  • Experience using various career exploration tools
  • Experience interpreting labor market information
  • Proficiency in a foreign language such as Spanish

Position Description

Description:

The Career Coach assists South Davidson High School students with determining career goals and identifying College programs that would enable students to achieve these goals.  This is a grant-funded, full-time 10-month position and will be physically located at South Davidson High School.  The Career Coach reports directly to the Davidson-Davie, Career Development and has the following responsibilities.

 

 

Essential Job Functions:

 

  • Develops and implements programs and services that provide support, engagement and guidance to help high school students define career interests and explore career and educational opportunities. 
  • Meets one-on-one with students and families to discuss academic and career goals and develops pathways and monitors student progress toward goal achievement.
  • In collaboration with the South Davidson High School Career Development Coordinator, teachers, counselors and the Davidson-Davie Career Development office facilitate career exploration, job shadowing, internships, apprenticeships and other career activities to equip students with necessary skills and employment preparation strategies.
  • Collaborates with the Career Development Coordinator and the Davidson-Davie Career Development office to maintain and distribute information regarding career fields, employment opportunities, labor market information and specific employers for full-time and part-time internship and work-study opportunities.
  • Complies data and maintains records to evaluate and report program objectives and success for the purpose of modifying and/or enhancing program structure and meeting program goals.
  • Collaborates with community college personnel to provide Davidson County students and their families with information and support regarding college admissions, Career & College Promise pathways, student financial aid and testing.
  • Prepares a variety of manual and electronic reports and materials for the purpose of communicating with staff, students, and community stakeholders.
  • Collaborates with the high school Career Development Coordinator and the Davidson-Davie Director, Career Development to design and coordinate a variety of events, programs and presentations (student assessments, classroom presentations, career fairs, career day, field trips, student placement and follow-up, teacher and counselor in-services, etc.) for the purpose of supporting a smooth transition of students from middle school to high school and from high school to post-secondary opportunities (college, employment, military training, etc.).
  • Collaborates with the high school Career Development Coordinator to develop relationships and jointly serve as liaison with post-secondary institutions, employers, community leaders, for the purpose of building resources and expanding program opportunities for job shadowing, internships and apprenticeships.
  • Participates in meetings, workshops, and committees (community organizations, advisory committees, etc.) for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform job functions and remaining knowledgeable of career opportunities and program requirements.
  • Collaborates with the high school Career Development Coordinator to jointly represent Davidson County High School and Davidson County Community College to various on- and off-campus groups, including meetings with employers, middle and high school parents and teachers, students and the general public.
  • Participates in professional development opportunities as appropriate for the position to achieve program outcomes and goals.
  • Promotes the College mission, values and vision.
  • Performs other tasks as assigned that support the College mission and program initiatives.

Job Post Contact

Davidson-Davie Community College

336-249-8186 

Fax:  336-249-1933

hr@davidsonccc.edu