Career Coach, Career and College Promise

Career Coach, Career and College Promise


Nash Community College
522 North Old Carriage Road
Rocky Mount, NC 27804
Phone: 252-443-4011

Job Location

522 N. Old Carriage Road, Rocky Mount, NC  27804


$20.00 - $25.00 per hour depending on education and experience



Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, July 21, 2021
Closes: Sunday, August 1, 2021

Target Start Date

Monday, August 2, 2021

Expected Work Hours

Part-time 25 hours per week

Reports to

Director of Career and College Promise

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a related field from a regionally accredited institution required; Master’s degree preferred. Direct experience working with High School students and career advising; relevant experience working with the North Carolina Community College system or institution of higher education. Skills required include working knowledge of Career and College Promise and College and Technical Education pathways as well as early alert systems, rapport building skills, data collection and analysis, academic planning, excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong collaborative work ethic, ability to multitask in independent settings, serve as effective communicator and liaison between college and schools

Preferred Qualifications


Position Description

POSITION DESCRIPTION: To connect students with community college programs that will assist in preparing for career goals.

Communicate with all stakeholder groups with regard to career pathway opportunities.

Development of pedagogical materials and technologies needed to enhance the advising process.

Work collaboratively with school counselors and Career Development Counselors on pathway development aligned with Career Clusters.

Build seamless student management systems communications between college and school system.

Ensure student success and retention through attendance tracking and communication between community college instructors and high school data managers.

Provide professional development for middle school teachers and counselors, and high school teachers, counselors, and Child Development Counselors.

Assist counselors and Child Development Counselors in scheduling to facilitate certificate completion.

Advise students on college transfer and career pathways.

Assist students and schools in scheduling students for correct academic courses associated with career pathways.

Register students for classes.

Develop new career pathways associated with local industry career clusters.

Connect students to service learning, job shadowing, and internship opportunities.

Work with industry partners to ascertain skills sets required for employment.

Work with industry to assess new career needs.

Enhance access to NCC for underrepresented and those at risk of not pursuing higher education.

Coach students on successfully completing online courses in partial fulfillment of certificate completion.

Enhance access to career pathway choices for the underrepresented and those at risk of not pursuing higher education.

Participate in professional development activities provided by NCC.

Participate in College events and activities.

Perform other duties as assigned which contribute to the efficient and effective operation of NCC.

Serve on various committees as assigned.

Participate in and support ongoing assessment, planning and evaluation to improve student learning.

Disseminate information regarding the CCP Program to all stakeholder groups.

Advise students regarding the CCP Program, including college transfer and CTE pathways.

Assure that all student enrollment and registration materials are accurately submitted.

Work collaboratively with high school personnel to recruit and retain students.

Ensure college and career pathway development aligns with Career Clusters.

Understand and explain success strategies to students for on campus and online courses.

Effectively and positively communicate with high school personnel regarding the CCP Program.

Create and share weekly student progress reports with high school personnel.
Respond to daily Aviso alerts.

Document student contacts.

Analyze performance data to improve student success in the CCP Program.

Respond to daily e-mails and phone calls in a timely fashion.

Attend professional development to enhance leadership and advising skills.

Assure access to underrepresented students and those at risk of not pursuing higher education.

Advise and register students for appropriate classes within their designated pathway(s).

Develop useful materials and technologies to enhance the advising process.

Coordinate career development services and promote CTE courses.

Connect students to service learning, job shadowing, and internship opportunities.

Collaborate with CCP Team to continuously grow and improve the program.

How to Apply

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