Career Coach

Career Coach


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

Job Location

3000 Wayne Memorial Dr.

Goldsboro, NC 27534


$40,000 - $45,000 (Grant Funded)


State of NC

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Friday, September 15, 2023
Closes: Thursday, September 28, 2023

Target Start Date

Monday, October 2, 2023

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Executive Director of Apprenticeships and Career Development

Employment Type

Time-Limited, 12 months

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution and at least two years of work experience in a community college or public school environment is required. Must have experience with Microsoft Office to include Word and Excel.

Preferred Qualifications

Work experience as a career/academic advisor, academic/success coach, or industry-related career development work experience in business, industry, or labor is preferred. A National Career Readiness Certificate and bilingual are preferred.

Position Description

The Career Coach is responsible for assisting students at designated high schools with determining career goals and identifying community college programs to enable students to achieve these goals. The Career Coach will work with career development coordinators and high school counselors to provide academic advising, career guidance, and academic support services to students. Job duties include planning, designing, and implementing career development workshops; providing opportunities for job shadowing, mentoring, internships, visits to business and industry, and other career awareness activities; providing information regarding local and regional workforce needs; monitoring and tracking student career interest areas and the job market; maintain accurate and timely records of coaching activities and students served; create partnerships and interact with a variety of external workforce development stakeholders including alumni, business and industry, governmental agencies, etc.; and provide enhanced career services counseling for underrepresented and first-generation college students. Perform other duties as assigned.
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 and post-secondary transcripts 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.

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