Wytheville Community College (WCC) is accepting applications for a full-time Education Support Specialist III-High School Career Coach to serve students in local high schools by providing career development and community college academic advising to students with the greatest need for educational and career planning services. Primary high schools will be in Wythe and Bland Counties. Some of the job responsibilities include but are not limited to: •Assist students in identifying career pathways, selecting appropriate secondary and post-secondary educational programs and recognizing opportunities that will lead to meaningful employment; •Responsible for coordinating outreach activities related to the Wythe-Bland Foundation Scholarship Program; •Assist students with career planning and advising; •Assist students with Academic advising; •Administer Placement testing; •Assist with college and financial aid applications; •Serve other area high schools as needed and will be housed on WCC Main Campus, Summit Center in Marion, and The Crossroads Institute in Galax on a rotating basis during the summer months; •Work evenings, weekends, and days as needed; •Attend various college activities and events including commencement, New Student Orientation, recruitment events, career fairs, college transfer fairs, staff meetings, and faculty/staff in-service; •Provide own personal transportation throughout the WCC service region; •Assist with college recruitment and outreach events; •Utilize an electronic case management system to maintain current documentation of students served and services/activities completed; and •Other duties as assigned.
•Bachelor's degree in Education, Human Services, Social Work, related field or Commensurate experience equivalent to a Bachelor's; •Experience working in secondary or post-secondary environment; and •Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to include presentation skills and competency in the use of technology and social media.
Internal Number: 27729
About Wytheville Community College
Virginia's Community College's educate 240,000 credit students annually and over 170,000 non-credit students at 23 Community Colleges with over 40 campus locations throughout the Commonwealth. Our mission is to provide comprehensive higher education and workforce training programs and services of superior quality. These programs are financially and geographically accessible to meet the individual, business, and community needs of the Commonwealth.