High School Career Coach

High School Career Coach


Randolph Community College
629 Industrial Park Ave
Asheboro, NC 27205
Phone: 336-633-0200

Job Location

Randolph Community College

629 Industrial Park Avenue, Asheboro, NC 27205




Full Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Friday, February 15, 2019
Closes: Friday, March 29, 2019

Target Start Date

Friday, February 15, 2019

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Director of Educational Partnerships and Initiatives

Employment Type

Full-Time Position

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in education, counseling, human services or a related field from a regionally accredited institution
  • Two years’ experience working with a public secondary school system or a postsecondary institution
  • Experience in advising high school students for college courses and/or career opportunities
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships within an educational setting; plan, organize, and implement programs and services; and provide tracking and assessment to ensure quality

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in business, counseling, marketing, education or a related field
  • Two years’ experience in academic advising

Position Description

The High School Career Coach will report to the Director of Educational Partnerships and Initiatives.  The Career Coach will be based in area high schools and is responsible for helping high school students define their career aspirations and identifying community college programs and/or training to meet those aspirations and achieve their educational goals.  The Career Coach will empower students to make informed decisions regarding career and educational plans in preparation for success in post-secondary education and training.

This is a grant-funded position scheduled to end June 30, 2022. Continued employment is contingent upon grant funding.

  • Work in collaboration with high school counselors and career development coordinators (CDCs) to promote CTE degree options/careers and develop Career Development Plans
  • Assist in development of 9-14 career pathways
  • Provide career exploration, planning, and development guidance and college advisement to high school students
  • Engage students, counselors, faculty, parents, and all other stakeholders with information sessions related to college opportunities; participate in school-related activities in which RCC and articulated credit can be promoted (Parent Nights, grade-level meetings, etc.)
  • Conduct academic advising sessions with students
  • Maintain accurate and adequate student records to assist in academic/career advising and registration of high school learners
  • Provide supportive interventions to help students succeed in high school/college courses; providing academic success strategies to facilitate successful transition, foster progression, and promote completion of credentials
  • Monitor student progress in high school/college classes and work with students, parents/guardians, and instructors to develop plans for success, i.e., track attendance, academic progress, early warning
  • Conduct orientations for RCC high school students at the beginning of each semester
  • Manage college textbooks at high school sites
  • Maintain quality partnerships with secondary school personnel in collaboration withthe Director of Educational Partnerships and Initiatives
  • Maintain quality partnerships with local business and industry leaders to promote career readiness among students and develop career exploration opportunities (job-shadowing, internships, industry tours, etc.)
  • Provide assistance to students during their transition from secondary to postsecondary institutions
  • Work in collaboration with the Director of Educational Partnerships and Initiatives to execute initiatives in assigned high schools
  • Participate in team meetings and professional development activities, as recommended by the Director of Educational Partnerships and Initiatives
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Educational Partnerships and Initiatives


How to Apply


Interested and qualified individuals must apply online at http://www.randolph.edu/rcc-jobs.html

Position is open until filled. 

Job Post Contact

Melanie L. Avelino

Director of Human Resources

Randolph Community College

629 Industrial Park Avenue

Asheboro, NC  27205