RPED Academic Coach

RPED Academic Coach


Pitt Community College
1986 Pitt Tech Road
Winterville, NC 28590
Phone: 252-493-7200

Job Location

Main Campus, Winterville NC


$40,924.00 - $51,155.00 Annually


State of NC Full Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Monday, January 29, 2024
Closes: Sunday, February 25, 2024

Target Start Date

Friday, March 15, 2024

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Sr. Director of Developmental Education & Academic Support

Employment Type

Full-Time Position

Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree in education, higher education, curriculum & instruction, educational psychology, adult education or a related degree and three to five years of experience working in higher education; or three to five years working in a tutoring center in higher education or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required skills, knowledge, and abilities.

Preferred Qualifications

Physical Requirements: Must be physically able to operate a variety of types of office and audio-visual equipment including computer, copier, calculator, audio-visual equipment, etc. Must be physically able to exert up to fifteen pounds of force occasionally and/or frequently to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects. Physical demands are in excess of sedentary work; position requires walking, standing, stooping, reaching, crouching, fingering, etc. for extended periods of time. Must be able to lift and/or carry weights of approximately thirty pounds.
Data Conception: Requires the ability to compare and or judge the readily observable functional, structural, or compositional characteristics (whether similar to or divergent from obvious standards) of data, people, or things.
Interpersonal Communication: Requires the ability of speaking and/or signaling people to convey or exchange information. Includes the giving of instructions to students and instructors. Includes the receiving of information and instructions from supervisor.
Language Ability: Requires the ability to read a variety of documents, reports, and various books such as various manuals, PCC handbook and catalog, various texts, PCC FACT book, etc. Requires the ability to prepare various documents and reports such as lesson plans, grade/evaluation reports, attendance report, end-of quarter reports, long- range plans, etc., using the proper format, punctuation, spelling and grammar. Requires the ability to communicate with co-workers, supervisor, subordinates, other PCC personnel, etc. with poise, voice control, and confidence. Requires the ability to be conversant in the theory, principles, and methods of effective and persuasive speaking, voice and diction, phonetics, and discussion and debate.
Intelligence: Requires the ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions; to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagrammatic form. Must be able to deal with several abstract and concrete variables. Requires the ability to apply rational systems such as education (teaching), mathematics, etc., in order to solve problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables.
Verbal Aptitude: Requires the ability to record and deliver information and to follow verbal and written instructions. Must be able to instruct others via effective verbal communication.
Numerical Aptitude: Requires the ability to utilize mathematical formulas; add, subtract, multiply, and divide numbers; determine percentages and decimals; determine time and weight; apply algebraic, geometric, and trigonometric principles; utilizing descriptive statistics; apply principles of integral and differential calculus; utilize linear programming; etc. Requires comprehensive knowledge of all of the above in order to instruct students in utilizing concepts and principles in solving problems.
Form/Spatial Aptitude: Requires the ability to inspect items for proper length, width and shape.
Motor Coordination: Requires the ability to coordinate hands and eyes in utilizing automated office and audio-visual equipment, etc.

 Manual Dexterity: Requires the ability to handle a variety of items, office equipment, control knobs, switches, etc. Must have moderate levels of eye/hand/foot coordination.
Color Discrimination: Requires the ability to differentiate colors and shades of color.
Interpersonal Temperament: Requires the ability to deal with people beyond receiving instructions. Must be adaptable to performing under moderate stress when confronted with an emergency.
Physical Communication: Requires the ability to talk and/or hear (talking - expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words; hearing - perceiving nature of sounds by ear.)


Position Description

Under limited supervision, the RPED Academic Coach is responsible for organizing tutorial support for incoming rural high school students enrolling in developmental math and English courses. The RPED Academic Coach will assess the academic needs of students, develop learning outcomes, and create academic support and tutoring services for specialized student populations. The coach will also monitor student progress. Reports to the Sr. Director of Developmental Education & Academic Support. This is a time-limited grant-funded position.

Oversee tutoring and academic support services for incoming rural high school students who are enrolled in developmental math and English courses.


Identify academic needs due to loss of learning related to COVID-19 and implement targeted academic support programs.

Coordinate and provide academic support specific to the targeted population.


Help program participants to connect with ancillary services for support with basic needs or other services the college cannot provide.


Utilize data to develop learning outcomes and assessment measures for academic support programs.


Monitor AVISO alerts for a targeted caseload of students for early intervention on academic and support needs; refer students as needed to other support services on campus.


Collaborate with academic departments and student development services including deans, department chairs, program coordinators, instructors, academic advisors, and other campus stakeholders to identify a variety of opportunities to provide tutoring and academic support.


Develop an efficient and effective process to report, monitor, and assess the progress of the targeted population.


Maintain all records related to tutoring and academic support including required local, state, and federal documentation.


Receive, review, process, file and/or submit a variety of documents and reports such as grant reports, evaluation forms, professional development forms, annual objectives, various other forms, memos, and general letters of correspondence.


Develop and coordinate activities to promote academic support services for the targeted population. Meet one-on-one with students as needed to provide academic counseling.


Remain active in professional tutoring organizations and activities. Keep abreast of the newest research and technological advances relative to tutoring and academic support by reading professional journals and attending seminars, conferences, meetings, etc.


Maintain files of instructional and administrative materials.


Operate, utilize, and maintain various types of equipment and supplies including computer, calculator, copier, duplicator, audio-visual equipment, general office supplies, etc.


Maintain good working relationships and communicate information within the Department and with all departments/divisions on campus. Serve on various College committees and organizations and attend meetings as required.


Respond to phone calls, providing information, and answering inquiries as appropriate.


Perform other grant-related duties as required.

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