Closes: Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Target Start Date
Expected Work Hours
A Bachelor’s degree is required. Must have the ability to work collaboratively with college and high school personnel and demonstrate knowledge in college policies, processes and procedures. A demonstrated knowledge in current early alert and campus technologies including word processing, database, presentation, and spreadsheet software, specifically Microsoft Office applications is required. Must have skill in listening to issues, synthesizing information, and reaching sound conclusions; skill in presenting ideas and concepts orally and in writing to a diverse audience and able to adapt communication style to meet the audience. The Minority Male Success Coach must network effectively in order to forge strong stakeholder relationships that maximize recruitment efforts and facilitate transition pathways to education, training, employment opportunities. Required to be able to relate to a diverse population and to maintain composure when faced with difficult situations and be able to multi-task and organize, prioritize, and follow multiple projects and tasks through to completion with an attention to detail. Candidate must be able to work independently while contributing to team environment and able to analyze problems, identify solutions and take appropriate action, resolve problems using independent judgment and decision-making processes. The Minority Male Success Coach will establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, other department staff, students and the public.
Two years of experience in secondary or post-secondary education is preferred. A National Career Readiness Certificate and bilingual are preferred.
Duties include assisting students with setting goals and identifying, planning for, and overcoming potential obstacles and defining steps in education and career planning; builds rapport and trust with students to support successful goal completion; monitors student progress toward goals; conducts follow up with students; offers advisement as needed; supports instructors and program efforts to infuse instruction with persistence and success strategies.
The Minority Male Success Coach provides assistance to students and instructors to problem solve issues that arise related to progress towards academic goals, persistence and attendance.
The Coach develops and presents lessons, workshops, or courses on career and/or college readiness and skills; develops relationships with college and other training providers to stay abreast of community needs and college programs in order to provide students with up-to-date and accurate information; establishes and maintains effective working partnerships with key stakeholders.
Duties include monitoring student assessment scores and attendance and maintains advising log or case management files to track contact hours, issues, and outcomes of advising sessions and student portfolios with appropriate documentation.
Participation in professional development opportunities as appropriate for the position to achieve program outcome goals is required. The Minority Male Success Coach will promote the College mission, values and vision; and will perform other tasks as assigned that support the College mission and program initiatives.
If selected for employment, the applicant must submit to a criminal background check and drug screening.
INSTITUTION: Wayne Community College is a member of the North Carolina Community College system. Located in Goldsboro, NC, the College serves Wayne and adjoining counties. Wayne Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. A Tobacco Free Campus as of August 1, 2009.
How to Apply
Submit an employment application and all supporting materials, including copies of certifications, post-secondary transcripts, resume, and cover letter via ApplicantOne at https://www.waynecc.edu/jobs. No paper applications will be accepted. Applications will be screened, and the most qualified applicants interviewed. All applicants will be notified once the position has been filled.