First-Year Experience Coordinator

First-Year Experience Coordinator


Western Piedmont Community College
1001 Burkemont Avenue
Morganton, NC 28655
Phone: 828-438-6000

Job Location

Main Campus


Minimum to Midpoint ($5,246 – 6,560/monthly) 12-month contract



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Monday, November 13, 2023
Closes: Tuesday, December 12, 2023

Target Start Date

Tuesday, January 2, 2024

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Dean of Arts & Sciences

Employment Type

Full-Time (12-Month Contract) Grant Funded

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Master’s degree.
  2. Teaching experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Experience in student advising, counseling, and/or delivery of academic support services.
  2. 2 to 5 years Community College teaching experience.
  3. ACA class teaching experience preferred.
  4. Experience with the CliftonStrengths™ program.

Position Description

Under the direction of the Dean of Arts & Sciences, the First-Year Experience Coordinator (12-month faculty) sets strategic direction for success courses (ACA) as well as a first-year experience program of extra- and co-curricular activities that connect to both the course curriculum and the College’s holistic, student-centered support services. The Coordinator systematically identifies student needs and plans objectives to promote individual student success and overall persistence, retention, completion, and transfer.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online at

Job Post Contact

Anita Berry

Benefit/Recruitment Specialist

Western Piedmont Community College

(828) 448-3127


Western Piedmont Community College, an equal opportunity employer, values and encourages campus diversity in students, faculty, and staff.