Laurinburg, North Carolina
Closes: Thursday, January 19, 2023
Target Start Date
Expected Work Hours
Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree required. Experience in secondary and /or post-secondary education. Demonstrated ability to build relationships, plan, organize, and implement programs and services.
Experience with or demonstrated knowledge of career services, labor market demands or human resources preferred.
General Description: Under the supervision of the Associate Dean of K-12 Partnerships, the primary purpose of the Career Coach is to assist high school students with determining career goals and opportunities identifying college programs that enable students to achieve those goals.
Duties and Responsibilities of the Position:
- Support outreach efforts and coordinate events designed for high school students to raise career awareness of opportunities.
- Meets one-on-one with students and families to discuss academic and career goals, develops pathways, and monitors student progress toward goal achievement.
- Plan, design, implement and deliver content for career development workshops and sessions.
- Administer career assessments and provide career planning to students through individual appointments, classroom presentations, and other activities.
- Provide students and their families with information and support regarding college admissions, Career & College Promise Pathways and financial aid.
- Responsible for knowledge of information related to High School, Community Colleges, Universities, and 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.
- Develop professional relationships with business and industry leaders to remain knowledgeable about the careers available for graduates entering the workforce.
- Provide opportunities for job shadowing, mentoring, internships, visits to business and industry, and other career awareness activities.
- Coordinate with local business leaders to offer high school students opportunities to learn about career availability in the service area.
- Must attend NC Career Coaches training. Attend meetings, conferences and seminars regarding career trends.
- Complete other duties as assigned by the Associate Dean of K-12 Partnerships and the Vice President for Instruction.
How to Apply
Application Process: To apply for a vacant position, complete the Richmond Community College application and submit it with photocopies or unofficial copies of your College transcripts. For positions where a high school diploma or equivalent is the highest required degree, then proof of high school/equivalency is required. Application and review process can be found on the RichmondCC website. No action will be taken on submission of a resume or letter of interest only. Incomplete files will not be considered. Successful applicant must pass a complete background check.