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High School Career Coach

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Application Process: Submit an online application for this position by visiting the following web site: http://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com. Only applications submitted through this site will be accepted. Complete application packages must include: an online application, cover letter, resume, transcripts (if applicable), names of three professional references with current addresses and telephone numbers. All documentation must be uploaded in the application process. Incomplete application packages will not be accepted. Faxed or e-mailed applications and/or supplemental documents will not be accepted. There is a 5 day minimum posting requirement for classified positions. Faculty recruitment may remain open for 30 days or more. Criminal history and other background checks are required of all final candidates selected for employment by this agency. Satisfactory reference and background checks are a condition of employment. Paul D. Camp Community College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity or against otherwise qualified persons with disabilities, or other non-merit factors in its programs and activities.

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title High School Career Coach
Role Title Education Support Spec III - 29144
Job Open Date 09/10/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)? No
Hiring Range $33,598 - $35,000
Agency Paul D. Camp Community College (277)
Agency Website www.pdc.edu/employment
Location Franklin (City) - 620
Sublocation
Position Number R0009
Job Posting Number 1029047
Type of Recruitment General Public - G
Does this position have telework options? No
Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference No
Job Type Full-Time (Salaried)
Job Type Detail Quasi Full-Time Salaried - Non-Faculty- FTS-1Q
Pay Band 04
Job Description

Paul D. Camp Community College is seeking an energetic, innovative, and student focused High School Career Coach to work closely with high school personnel, community college stakeholders, and business/industry to help students easily transition to post-secondary education and successful career pathways.
The High School Career Coach helps high school students define their career aspirations and to explore community college, including PDCCC, and other post-secondary programs, including apprenticeships and workforce training, that can help students achieve their educational, career, and financial goals.
The HS Career Coach represents and promotes the College by assisting students with the critical post-graduation decisions, helps with admission and financial aid applications, provides connections to necessary services and resources, and aids to ensure prospective students successfully navigate the steps to admission and enrollment – from point of “connection” to “entry” into a credit or non-credit program of study at the college. Completes other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in education, human services, student personnel services, counseling, or a related field or equivalent education or training and experience from which the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities have been obtained.
A valid driver’s license; and reliable means of personal transportation.
The High School Career Coach must have knowledge and experience in the following areas.
• Knowledge of counseling and/or career development theory with emphasis on adolescents and career development.
• Skill in developing and implementing experiential group instruction.
• Strong written and oral communication skills; effective in communicating with students, administrative staff, faculty, and parents.
• Organization and data collection skills to track students who receive services; able to interpret and report data as required.
• Skilled in using computer software, internet for communication, data collection and research.
• Knowledge of basic computer applications (Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
• Knowledge of student information systems with ability to record and access information.
• Ability to create, plan, organize and implement initiatives.
• Strong customer service and relationship-building skills.
• Knowledge and understanding of the community college mission, particularly as it relates to enrollment and support services.
• Ability to advise students of diverse backgrounds and needs in a high school or higher education setting.
• Ability to interpret and explain complex rules and regulations and/or respond to routine inquiries regarding enrollment services functions such as admissions, registration or financial aid.
• Considerable knowledge of regulations and laws related to college enrollment services program, record retention, and release of confidential data.
• Ability to work independently.
• Ability to work flexible schedule that might include evenings, and travel to and from campuses, high schools, and employer partners in our service region for outreach services and follow-up services.

Preferred Qualifications
Special Requirements

This is a Quasi 10-month full-time restricted/grant funded position and is subject to ongoing funding from an external grant. Current expiration date is 6/30/2018. Continued funding for this position is subject to the renewal of the grant on a yearly basis.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Application Process: Submit an online application for this position by visiting the following web site: http://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com. Only applications submitted through this site will be accepted.

Complete application packages must include: an online application, cover letter, resume, transcripts (if applicable), names of three professional references with current addresses and telephone numbers.

All documentation must be uploaded in the application process. Incomplete application packages will not be accepted. Faxed or e-mailed applications and/or supplemental documents will not be accepted. There is a 5 day minimum posting requirement for classified positions. Faculty recruitment may remain open for 30 days or more.

Criminal history and other background checks are required of all final candidates selected for employment by this agency. Satisfactory reference and background checks are a condition of employment.

Paul D. Camp Community College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity or against otherwise qualified persons with disabilities, or other non-merit factors in its programs and activities.

Contact Information

Name Human Resources
Phone 757-569-6791
Fax
Email
Address

Paul D. Camp Community College
100 N. College Drive Franklin, VA 23851

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only);
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not Applicable
  2. * Do you have a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only)
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not Applicable
  3. * How did you find this employment opportunity?
    • State Recruitment Management System (RMS)
    • Agency Website or Bulletin Board
    • Job Board (Indeed, Monster, Dice, etc.)
    • Social Media (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.)
    • Newspaper or Professional Journal (Please specify below)
    • Career Fair or Job Event (Please specify below)
    • VEC (Virginia Employment Commission)
    • Radio/TV (Please specify below)
    • Other (Please specify below)
  4. * Please specify the actual source from your response to question #3 above (Name of newspaper, Journal Title, Job Board, Career Fair, Agency Website, Social Media Type, etc.) If unknown or none, enter: N/A.

    (Open Ended Question)

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