Title III Success Coach and Accessibility Services Specialist

Title III Success Coach and Accessibility Services Specialist


McDowell Technical Community College
54 College Drive
Marion, NC 28752
Phone: 828-652-6021

Job Location

54 College Drive, Marion, NC 28752


commensurate with experience


regular college benefits

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, November 15, 2022
Closes: Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Target Start Date

Sunday, January 1, 2023

Expected Work Hours

Daytime hours with additional hours as needed

Reports to

Director of Title III Activities and Lead Success Coach

Employment Type

full-time, temporary (grant-funded)

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in education, special education, counseling, human services, or related field
  • Experience working with individuals from low-income and/or at-risk populations; experience working with individuals with disabilities preferred
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proficiency using computer software, including word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications

Combination of relevant experience, education, knowledge, and skills may be considered by McDowell Tech administrators to justify full qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree

Position Description

General Responsibilities:

The Title III Success Coach & Accessibility Support Specialist enhances the student experience by assisting students through the onboard and enrollment processes and by providing academic and personal support to enrolled students. As part of the Student Success Team, the Title III Success Coach & Accessibility Support Specialist works collaboratively and creatively with other Success Coaches, the Director for Student Success, Faculty Advisors, and students to meet institutional and Title III project objectives. As Accessibility Support Specialist, this individual works under the direction of the Dean of Students ensuring students with disabilities have access to the services and support they need to be successful students at McDowell Tech and maintaining records of both students’ needs and services provided to document compliance with applicable law and regulations.

Specific Responsibilities:

  1. Under the direction of the Dean of Students, provides academic and personal support to students with disabilities in compliance with Section 504 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and with other federal and state regulations, including:
    a.  reviewing documentation of disability, including psychological, medical, academic and educational assessment
    b.  recommending reasonable accommodation for students with documented disability
    c.  engaging faculty and staff members and coordinating services and equipment to provide accommodation
    d.  referring students to social services agencies as appropriate
    e.  maintaining records of documentation and services provided
  2. Assists new students through the onboard process, including career interest exploration, major selection, course registration, and orientation to the college
  3. Provides proactive and intrusive academic and personal support to a case load of students in collaboration with instructors and faculty advisors, particularly to at-risk students identified using student data and retention software
  4. Plans and conducts student retention activities across the college campus to promote a positive and successful learning experience for traditional and adult students (and as needed, dual-enrolled students)
  5. Assists with college recruitment presentations and other recruitment activities
  6. Works collaboratively as part of a high-functioning team of to achieve institutional and Title III project objectives
  7. Maintains records of activities conducted with students and services provided to students using student retention software adopted by the college
  8. Other duties as assigned

How to Apply

Submit an MTCC application and resume: 


Via email to- bdrose59@go.mcdowelltech.edu


Via mail to-


Breanna Wilson

McDowell Technical Community College

54 College Drive

Marion, NC 28752 


In-person to- Breanna Wilson, MTCC, 54 College Drive (Marion, NC), Cedar Building, Business Office


Offers of employment are contingent upon receipt of official transcripts.


If you have questions, contact Breanna Wilson by email, phone or fax:

email: bdrose59@go.mcdowelltech.edu

phone: 828-652-0618

fax: 828-659-0401

Job Post Contact

Michael Lavender
54 College Dr.
Marion, NC  28752