Career Coach

Career Coach


Martin Community College
1161 Kehukee Park Road
Williamston, NC 27892
Phone: 252-792-1521

Job Location

Worksite primarily in the Martin County high schools, secondary worksite on MCC Main Campus; frequent travel between worksites


$33,865 - $42,331; commensurate with experience



Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, April 1, 2021
Closes: Monday, April 19, 2021

Target Start Date

Saturday, May 1, 2021

Expected Work Hours

8am - 4:30pm; additional hours may be required

Reports to

Director of High School Programs

Employment Type

Full-Time, Regular 12-month (Grant Funded)

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university/college
  • One-year related experience (within the last five years of related work experience) - experience includes industry related career development work experience in business, industry, labor, coordinator of work- based learning, career/academic advisor, school counseling

Preferred Qualifications

  • Teaching experience in a community college setting
  • Degree in Counseling, psychology, social work or education
  • Two years in high school of college counseling, academic administration/advisement

Position Description

The Career Coach interacts with high school administration, academic and career technical education coordinators, teachers, school counselors, and staff to provide career/college/job information for high school students; works with students to explore career options, develop career plans, and investigate career pathway options at Martin Community College; interacts with student services personnel at the college; attends events such as job fairs, college nights, career days, faculty meetings; serves as the point of contact for prospective MCC students; works with secondary and postsecondary staff to ensure coordination of high school and college schedules that allow access to required coursework; serves as the point of contact for high school students and parents. This position will serve students in the Martin County high schools.

  • Advises students in academic, career, successful goal setting and achievement via schedule and walk-in appointments
  • Participates in orientation, enrollment/registration for pending high school graduates who plan to attend Martin Community College
  • Provides assistance with placement test administration
  • Provides academic advising
  • Early alert notifications and follow up
  • Works with a culturally diverse student population
  • Collaborates with the network of support systems to identify student needs, address student challenges and provide appropriate services and referral in an effort to enhance student success and retention
  • Works closely with Director of High School Programs & Advising to facilitate partnership between the college and local high schools

*Grant currently funded through June 30, 2023

How to Apply


Applicants interested in applying for the above position should submit:

  • Completed and signed Martin Community College application (
  • Copy of college transcripts (originals will be required if offer of employment is extended)
  • Resume and cover letter (not accepted in lieu of application)

Application materials may be submitted via email to: with position title in the subject line OR mailed to: Martin Community College, Attn: Office of Human Resources 1161 Kehukee Park Road Williamston, NC 27892

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