NC Career Coach

NC Career Coach


College of The Albemarle
1208 North Road Street
Elizabeth City, NC 27909
Phone: 252-335-0821

Job Location

COA - Elizabeth City


$2,785.75 - $3,482.25 Monthly


Full Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Technical/Paraprofessional

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, April 10, 2024
Closes: Tuesday, April 30, 2024

Target Start Date

Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Director, Admissions and Recruitment

Employment Type

Full Time

Minimum Qualifications


  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university
  • 1 year in the past 5 years in a related field such as industry-related career development; coordinator of work-based learning; as a career/academic advisor; or in school counseling

Preferred Qualifications


  • Master's degree from a regionally accredited college or university

Position Description

Funding is contingent upon annual approval of State General Fund Appropriations. The project period is based on the five-year grant cycle.  The intention is to achieve outcomes that will allow selected colleges to sustain the position beyond the grant period.


FLSA: Paraprofessional, non-exempt

The Career Coach is a partnership between College of The Albemarle and Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools. The purpose of the Career Coach is to cultivate programs and services for the high school learners, so that individuals can successfully enter and advance in a career path.

The Career Coach receives supervision from the Director, Admissions and Recruitment.


 Examples of Duties:

Career Exploration:

  • Support outreach efforts involving high school learners to raise career awareness of opportunities and assist in enrollment of high school learners on the college level
  • Support students' efforts for career pathways
  • Coordinate events designed to promote awareness of career pathways
  • Work with high school/college personnel to prepare information related to career pathways for distribution to students and parents
  • Follow a communication plan to ensure consistent communication with students, faculty, staff, parents, etc.
  • Organize college campus/industry tours


  • Maintain contact with select advisees using a proactive advising model
  • Assist with academic/career advising for high school learners
  • Maintain accurate and adequate student records to assist in academic/career advising of high school learners
  • Provide information to college personnel regarding course needs for high school students
  • Responsible for knowledge of information related to High School, Community Colleges, Military Pathways policies and procedures, as well as information related to community workforce development resources to provide students with timely information and guidance, assisting students in making informed decisions

Support Services:

  • Provide supportive interventions to help students succeed in high school/college courses; provide academic success strategies to facilitate successful transition into college environment
  • Assist in communicating policy and procedure information to students and parents
  • Conducts workshops and classroom visits with enrolled students at the high school and enhanced partnership to inform and instruct the students concerning Pathways requirements

Job Post Contact

JaQuay Sutton

Human Resources Generalist

252-335-0821 ext. 2388