PRIDE Learning and Success Coach

PRIDE Learning and Success Coach


Halifax Community College
100 College Drive
Weldon, NC 27890
Phone: 252-536-2551

Job Location

P.R.I.D.E. of Halifax Male Mentoring Program & Title III


Commensurate with experience


State of NC

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, April 12, 2018
Closes: Monday, April 30, 2018

Target Start Date

Monday, March 26, 2018

Expected Work Hours

8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Some Evenings and Weekends

Reports to

Director of Title III/PRIDE

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

Required: Bachelor’s degree in behavioral, social sciences, education, or related areas.  Commitment to the advancement of socially, economically, and educationally deprived populations.  Specific knowledge of career counseling, educational opportunities, and financial aid beneficial.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:  Master’s Degree and/or experience with socially, economically, and educationally deprived populations.  Experience with African American men and adolescents.  Experience in higher education.

Position Description

Under the supervision of the Director, Learning Coaches are responsible for working one-on-one with program participants and serving as their primary point of contact for all programs and services that support student engagement, retention, academic progress, social/student development, and success.  Further, the Learning Coach is responsible for academic, personal, social, and other case-management services for their prescribed caseload of participants.

Additional duties include coordinating, collecting, distributing and responding to at-risk behaviors, grades, attendance, and midterm reports.  Conducts student orientations for students, faculty, and staff.  Facilitates individual and group counseling sessions.  Maintains individual student records.  Assist participants with exploring career fields, career goals, scheduling courses and post secondary transfer.  Organize and conduct visits to four-year colleges/universities.  Coordinates workshops on financial aid.  Updates and prepares publications pertaining to scholarships, advising, financial aid, career trends, college survival skills, and job readiness skills.  Establishes partnerships with churches, community agencies, adult education programs, businesses, and community organizations.  Participates in staff development and serves on institutional community committees.  Performs other duties as assigned.

How to Apply


Interested, qualified applicants must submit a cover letter, a completed Halifax Community College application, resume, and transcripts for consideration of employment. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of applications. Only completed and signed application packets will be considered. Official transcripts are required upon hiring.

The cover letter should be typed and should address each of the items listed in the Education and Experience requirements of the posting. The items should be formatted as subheadings, and your relevant experience should be provided below each subheading. Please bold each subheading.


Right-click here to save HCC's Employment Application Form. (You will need a PDF viewer, such as Adobe Reader- the form is type-able and savable). Print and fill out the form, then mail it to the address below.

Send, e-mail, fax and/or personally deliver complete application packets to the following (and for application information, contact):

Margaret Murga, Human Resources Director
Halifax Community College
P.O. Drawer 809, 100 College Drive, Weldon, NC, 27890
(252) 536-7242
(252) 536-5465 (fax)


Job Post Contact

Margaret Murga