Writing and Reading Coach

Writing and Reading Coach


Davidson County Community College
297 DCCC Road
Thomasville, NC 27360
Phone: 336-249-8186


$ 25, 486.00 - $ 33,132.00


Full Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Technical/Paraprofessional

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, January 19, 2023
Closes: Monday, May 1, 2023

Target Start Date

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Expected Work Hours


Employment Type

Full Time

Minimum Qualifications




  • Bachelor’s degree in English or related field from an accredited institution
  • Demonstrated experience with MLA and APA formats
  • Demonstrated strong organizational and critical thinking skills
  • Strong computer skills and proficiency in using multiple computer applications
  • Commitment to the use of technology in the Learning Commons and instruction
  • Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated reliability and effective time management skills
  • Demonstrated flexibility and adaptability to change
  • Able to work evenings and weekends if needed, and at other College locations
  • Openness and willingness to engage in professional development activities
  • Ability to work effectively in a team and without close supervision
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills
  • Commitment to student success
  • Familiarity with and appreciation for the mission of a comprehensive community college
  • Effectiveness in the following College organizational competencies:
      -  Translating College purpose, values, and vision into organizational action
      -  Collaborating and facilitating
      -  Creating and innovating
      -  Anticipating and responding to change
      -  Providing vision and leadership
      -  Assessment of student learning
      - Engagement and assessment of successful student retention models

Preferred Qualifications


  • Master’s degree in English or related field from an accredited institution
  • Experience working with community college students in a flexible setting
  • Experience as a tutor

Position Description

Davidson-Davie Community College (DDCC) is an award-winning institution known for a commitment to excellence and student success.  The DDCC community is dedicated to providing a high quality education designed to prepare students to live and work in an increasingly interconnected world.  To this end, DDCC celebrates the value of a diverse faculty and staff and encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.  DDCC faculty and staff are passionate about equity and our responsibility to work with each unique student to support them in successfully attaining their goals.

DDCC's benefits and other resources make it possible to excel both professionally and personally. We are a dynamic community that supports and celebrates the success of all of its members. The future is here!

The Writing and Reading Coach is a full-time 9-month position responsible for managing the daily operations of the Writing and Reading Coaching Center. Primary duties include providing assistance designed to promote student success for students at various levels of writing and reading. The Writing and Reading Coach collaborates with faculty to help increase awareness of services offered by the coaching center and to assist in development of skills and confidence necessary for academic success. This position reports directly to the Director, Learning Commons. The Writing and Reading Coach has the following responsibilities:

Specific duties and responsibilities:

  • Manage the daily operation of the Writing and Reading Coaching Center
  • Provide assistance to students both onsite and online
  • Provide academic support that promotes equitable student outcomes
  • Prepare reports and maintain appropriate documentation, including that needed for FTE recording and audit purposes
  • Maintain open, robust, and timely communication with colleagues and supervisor
  • Analyze problems and recommend solutions for the Writing and Reading Coaching Center
  • Collaborate with faculty to identify and address students’ academic needs
  • Identify and develop appropriate resources for the coaching center that support student success
  • Refer students to Learning Commons coaching centers, academic support workshops, and other campus resources and services as needed and appropriate
  • Develop and lead Writing and Reading workshops as needed
  • Maintain current knowledge of formatting style requirements such as MLA and APA, and communicate formatting edition updates to the Part-time Writing and Reading Coaches
  • Communicate faculty assignment instructions to the Part-time Writing and Reading Coaches
  • Assist with training and professional development for all Part-time Writing and Reading Coaches
  • Market and promote awareness of coaching center services among faculty, staff and students
  • Collaborate and assist Learning Commons staff with assessment and evaluation of the coaching center services and processes using data to inform decision-making processes
  • Assist in maintaining a quality learning and testing environment in accordance with Learning Commons and College policies and procedures
  • Assist Learning Commons staff with meeting needs of students, faculty and staff
  • Participate in professional development to enhance skills in meeting the needs of the students
  • Perform other duties as assigned that support the College mission and initiatives
  • Promote College mission, vision and values

Job Post Contact

Davidson-Davie Community College


Fax:  336-249-1933