NCWorks Career Coach

NCWorks Career Coach


Johnston Community College
245 College Road
Smithfield, NC 27577
Phone: 919-934-3051

Job Location

On & Offsite JCC Campus Locations, North Carolina


$46,179.50 - $77,738.50 Annually



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Closes: Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Target Start Date

Friday, June 1, 2018

Expected Work Hours


Employment Type

Full Time

Minimum Qualifications

Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  1. Possess excellent skills for planning, organizing, implementing new initiatives
  2. Ability to establish, cultivate, and maintain positive/collaborative relationships with colleagues, students, peers, etc.
  3. Effective communication skills (written and oral) in a variety of settings with people from diverse backgrounds, educational levels, and age groups 
  4. Ability to independently perform complex tasks and prioritize multiple projects
  5. Ability to foster a collaborative team-based work environment with a willingness to see tasks through to completion
  6. Demonstrated ability to build relationships within an education setting; plan, organize, and implement programs and services; and provide tracking and assessment to ensure quality
  7. Commitment to the learning/student-centered environments
  8. Working knowledge of Datatel/Colleague, preferred
  9. Experience with or demonstrated knowledge of career services
  10. Knowledge and practical application of student/career development theory
  11. Knowledgeable in all aspects of the student experience to include, coaching, mentoring, academic/career advising, student/career services and progression

Minimum:   Bachelor's degree 

Minimum:  Two years' experience in secondary and/or postsecondary education.  Experience working with the diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of students.

Preferred Qualifications


Position Description

To cultivate programs and services for the high school learner, so the individual can successfully enter and advance in a career path. Other duties may be assigned.

Knowledge & Responsibilities:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  
High School Outreach Responsibilities

  • Career Exploration
    1. 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
    2. Support students' efforts for career pathways
    3. Coordinate events designed to promote awareness of career pathways
    4. Work with high school/college personnel to prepare information related to career pathways for distribution to students and parents
    5. Follow a communication plan to ensure consistent communication with students, faculty, staff, parents, etc.
    6. Organize college campus/industry tours
  • Advising and Registration
    1. Maintain contact with select advisees using a proactive advising model
    2. Assist with academic/career advising and college course registration for high school learners
    3. Maintain accurate and adequate student records to assist in academic/career advising and registration of high school learners
    4. Provide information to college personnel regarding course needs for high school students
    5. Responsible for knowledge of information related to High School, Community Colleges, Universities, 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
    1. 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
    2. Serve as a liaison with disability services coordinator for high school learners enrolled in college courses
    3. Arrange and assist with placement testing and provide test interpretation for high school learners
    4. 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
    5. Assist in communicating policy and procedure information to students and parents
    6. Conducts workshops and classroom visits with enrolled students at the high school and enhanced partnership to inform and instruct the students concerning Pathways requirements
    7. Recommend procedures for maintaining compliance with local, state, and federal guidelines, e.g., coordination ADA & IDEA, and FERPA, etc.

Career and College Promise Responsibilities (Secondary)

  • Other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities                                               
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Additional Information:

Language Skills                                            

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills are required.

Mathematical Skills                                                 

  • Ability to perform basic math computations including adding, subtracting, multiplying and averaging all units of measure.
  • Ability to compute fractions, percents and decimals. 

Reasoning Ability                                                     

  • Ability to use effective critical thinking, problem solving and decision making skills.

Computer Skills                                           

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should be proficient in a Windows environment and have knowledge of email systems, PowerPoint, MS Office and relevant applications, and Internet platforms, etc.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: None
Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Mostly sedentary work with some moving of large and small items and occasional lifting.
Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Mostly inside

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