Career Coach (Reposted) (Grant-Funded)

Career Coach (Reposted) (Grant-Funded)


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: Wednesday, June 30, 2021
Closes: Saturday, July 31, 2021

Target Start Date

Sunday, August 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

Position is open until filled. Preference given to applications received on or before July 9, 2021.



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

Job Post Contact

Morgan R. Price, Director of Human Resources

Martin Community College
1161 Kehukee Park Road, Williamston, NC 27892
Phone - 252.789.0224