Career Coach

Career Coach


Bladen Community College
7418 Highway 41 West
Dublin, NC 28332
Phone: 910-879-5500

Job Location

Main Campus


Dependent Upon Degree


Full Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Monday, November 7, 2022
Closes: Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Target Start Date

Sunday, January 2, 2022

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Director of Student Success & Engagement

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

Associate’s degree in business, education, or closely related field from an accredited institution.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree with two years of secondary or postsecondary education

Working knowledge of Datatel/Colleague

Ability to speak Spanish


Position Description

The Career Coach is responsible for cultivating programs and services for the high school learner, so that the individual can successfully enter and advance in a career path.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILTIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

Career Exploration

Support for high school students to raise awareness of opportunities and assist in enrollment of high school learners on the college level.

Support students’ efforts for career pathways.

Coordinate events designed to promote awareness of career pathways.

Work with high school/college personnel to prepare information related to career pathways for distribution to students and parents.

Follow a communication plan to ensure consistent communication with students, faculty, staff, parents, etc.

Organize college campus/industry tours. Assist in the communication between and among local industries and the county school system.

Advising and Registration

Maintain contact with select advisees using a proactive advising model.

Assist with academic/career advising for high school students.

Maintain accurate and adequate student records to assist in annual mandatory reporting required by the grant.

Provide information to college personnel regarding course needs for high school students.

Responsible for knowledge of information regarding high school, community college, university, and military pathways policies and procedures as well as information related to community workforce development resources to provide students with timely information and guidance, assisting students in making informed decisions.

Maintain compliance with NACADA core values and competencies for academic advising.

Support Services

Responsible for acquainting themselves with the roles of collaborators in the high school through the NC Career Coach Advisory Board.  This partnership is between the college and high school, which includes the high school career development coordinator, counselor, and principal as well as community college personnel.

Provide supportive interventions to help students succeed in high school/college courses; providing academic success strategies to facilitate successful transition into college environment.

Assist in communicating policy and procedure information to students and parents.

Conduct workshops and classroom visits with enrolled students at the high school and enhanced partnership to inform and instruct the students concerning pathways requirements.

Recommend procedures for maintaining compliance with local, state, and federal guidelines, e.g., coordination ADA & IDEA, and FERPA, etc.

Business and Industry Engagement

Develop professional relationships with business and industry leaders to remain knowledgeable about the careers available for graduates entering the workforce.

Coordinate with local business leaders to offer high school learners opportunities to learn about career availability in the service area.

Coordinate tours with local industries to expose students to various career pathways.


Serve on various committees as assigned by the President and the Vice President for Student Services.



How to Apply

Please go to our website to see the position announcements and apply online.



Job Post Contact

Tiina Mundy, Director of Human Resources

Bladen Community College
PO Box 266, Dublin, NC  28332
Phone - 910.879.5556       

Fax - 910.862.2801