CCR Advisor/Instructor, Full-Time Temporary

CCR Advisor/Instructor, Full-Time Temporary


Wake Technical Community College
9101 Fayetteville Road
Raleigh, NC 27603
Phone: 919-866-5000

Job Location

Beltline Education Center


Depends on Qualifications



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, May 12, 2021
Closes: Saturday, June 12, 2021

Target Start Date

Thursday, July 1, 2021

Expected Work Hours

Hours may vary

Employment Type

Full-time Temporary

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree
Advising, teaching and/or counseling experience with culturally diverse or adult populations
One year of classroom teaching experience
Must be willing and able to travel locally between campuses

Preferred Qualifications

Master's Degree
Two years-experience advising, teaching and/or counseling students from College and Career Readiness (CCR)/Basic Skills programs including but not limited to: Adult Basic Education, Adult Secondary Education, or English as a Second Language (ESL)

Experience advising, teaching and/or counseling culturally diverse, adult populations

Position Description

Pay Grade: Professional 5

Most postings are open for a limited time, depending upon the number of applications received. When the stated closing date is "Continuous", please apply immediately. The position may close without notice.  

This position is responsible for providing a broad range of advising, career coaching, and mentoring to facilitate the development of students entering and progressing through the College and Career Readiness programs.

This position was established as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Responsibilities and Duties (*Essential Functions):

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential job functions satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary job functions herein described.  

*Assists Director in developing and implementing a comprehensive advising program
*Provides academic advice, career guidance, case management, and transitional services to students in one-on-one and small group settings
*Informs and advises students for selection of program and courses, assist in developing an academic plan, recommend coursework relevant to academic plan, discuss enrollment policies and procedures, and answer specific inquiries
*Collaborates with faculty to identify at-risk students and develop interventional strategies with the intent of improving student success

*Plans, organizes and provides instruction using level specific materials and methodologies to maximize student learning
*Establishes and executes meaningful learning objectives

Develops curriculum related to assigned subject that follows the provided instructional model
Utilizes a proactive advising model; engage in regular, ongoing, intentional outreach to students to increase student success and retention
Provides students with academic success strategies, information about specific areas of study, and general knowledge of college and program requirements to facilitate a successful transition to curriculum programs or careers, foster retention, and promote completion of college credentials  
Utilizes technology to effectively monitor student progress towards their academic goal(s) or credential completion and to record student interactions
Assists in the development and maintenance of effective advising and academic planning materials for students
Meets paperwork deadlines

Contacts active and inactive students to assist them with progressing to completion and/or returning to the program
Provides evening, weekend, and online advising services as required
Participates in the development and presentation of workshops and other activities focused on transition to college, student success, and retention
Responds in a timely and professional manner to enrollment and program inquiries
Completes an annual applied benchmark project on an individual or group basis 
Participates in scheduled In-Service training, staff meetings, and professional development trainings and activities. 

Provides professional development training to staff


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Excellent oral, written, and listening skills
Student-focused, demonstrates initiative, and able to adapt to change
Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office products, particularly Excel
Ability to relate, collaborate and communicate well with individuals from all socio-economic levels and ethnic groups with respect and sensitivity
Knowledge of college student development and retention practices

Self-directed, organized, task-oriented, detail-oriented and flexible

Ability to demonstrate a variety of instructional techniques and methods

Available to work a flexible schedule, as needed, including day and night hours

Job Post Contact

Human Resources