Closes: Saturday, July 31, 2021
Target Start Date
Expected Work Hours
Bachelor's degree in behavioral, social science, education, business or related areas. Commitment to the advancement of socially, economically, and educationally deprived populations. Knowledge of career counseling and financial aid is beneficial.
License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation?
None required; however, familiarity with Microsoft Office required and Google Suite preferred.
What are the Physical Requirements of the job?
Frequently requires standing, sitting, and walking.
Occasionally requires lifting (15-30 pounds), repetitious finger and wrist movement, and reaching both high and low. Constantly requires speaking clearly, hearing and seeing.
Generally, this employee must be able to operate office equipment such as personal computer, fax machine, photocopier, etc.
This employee must be able to operate an automobile, as the ability to drive and travel is an expected part of the job.
Master's Degree and/or experience with socially, economically, and educationally deprived populations. Experience in caseload management.
Under the supervision of the Program Director, the Learning, Wellness, and Success Coaches are responsible for working one-on-one with program participants and serving as their primary point-of-contact for all personal, academic, and social development programs and services that support student performance, progress, development, and success.
Example of Duties:
Learning coaches serve as primary point of contact for all academic, personal, and social needs for a prescribed caseload of participants and teach freshman adjustment courses.
Learning coaches, coordinate, collect, sending and distributing early warning grade alerts, attendance reports and midterm grade reports; establish ongoing "cradle-to- grave" retention and reclamation programs, prepare bimonthly reports on individual and combined caseload performance, provide advising to all program participants, and conduct P.R.I.D.E. orientation workshops for College faculty, staff and students.
Learning coaches complete needs assessments and graduation plans, assess educational, social, tutoring, and career-related needs, conduct individual and group counseling sessions, maintain student records, and assist with career explorations and goal setting. Learning coaches, also assist with advising, selecting college majors, course scheduling and organizing campus visits to 4-year institutions. Learning coaches also facilitate financial aid, scholarship, and college application workshops.
Learning coaches update and prepare brochures and publications, facilitate partnerships with community organizations, serve on institutional and community committees, participate in staff development training and attend local, state, regional, and national conferences to enhance knowledge and skills related to African American males and mentoring success.
How to Apply
MUST READ Special Instructions and Additional Information to Applicants:
All applications for this position must be submitted directly via our online application system at https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/halifaxcc.
Applications submitted through third party sites will not be accepted. Application packets for employment must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. If multiple applications are submitted to an individual posting, only the most recent application received prior to the posting close date will be accepted.
Resumes are not accepted in lieu of state applications. "See Attached Resume", etc. will result in an incomplete application. Resumes, cover letters, and all transcripts listed on application must be uploaded with your application. To receive credit, all relevant experience must be included in the work history section of the application.
Any information omitted from the application but included in the resume will not be considered for qualifying credit. Persons eligible for Veteran's Preference must submit a copy of Form DD-214.