Guilford Technical Community College (GTCC) is currently the fourth largest of N.C. Community College System's 58 institutions. On our six campuses and through our online offerings, we annually serve approximately 27,500 students, 60% of whom are students of color. We strive to offer programs that provide equitable educational outcomes for all students representing all backgrounds, including, but not limited to, ability, age, gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic status. At GTCC, we are committed to cultivating a workplace culture of inclusion that welcomes, develops, supports, and empowers employees. We are looking for an exceptional employee, who shares our institutional mission, vision, and values, to join the team as our new Limited Entry Programs Career Coach/Advisor.
The purpose of the Limited Entry Programs Career Coach/Advisor is to provide guidance to students intending to apply to a Limited Entry Program at GTCC. The coach/advisor is a front-line resource, assisting students in identifying appropriate career options, providing advising and referrals to college services and preparing them for admission to the corresponding program of study. The selected individual will serve as a primary point of contact for students throughout the pre- and post- admission process. They will plan, direct, and implement pre- and post- admission initiatives designed to improve GTCC student retention and success in Limited Entry programs. Further, they will maintain current knowledge of Limited Entry academic programs and review and analyze student retention and success data as a measure of their impact. The position works in a team environment and collaborates with units throughout the college to provide comprehensive services to Limited Entry students. They perform work with considerable independence and assume other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in a health-related, science or higher education field from a regionally accredited college or university.
Master's degree in a health-related, science or higher education field from a regionally accredited college or university.
Academic coaching certification.
3 years of experience providing support services to postsecondary students which can include one of more of the following: recruitment/admissions, academic and/or career coaching, and/or case management.
Experience using technology including Microsoft Office suite, a relational student information system, e.g. Colleague, Banner, student retention software e.g., Navigate, Starfish etc.
Experience with higher education legal requirements particularly related to FERPA.
Experience developing and conducting individual and group orientation sessions for students.
Experience collecting, analyzing, and acting upon student data.
Greater than 3 years of experience providing support services to post-secondary students to which can include one of more of the following: recruitment/admissions, academic and/or career coaching, and/or case management.
Guilford Technical Community College offers more than 80 programs of study and continues to support success through innovative education, training and partnerships. The college offers associate degrees, diplomas and certificates as well as noncredit courses in professional development, personal enrichment, job training, career development and basic education. As the third largest of 58 community colleges in the North Carolina Community College System, GTCC serves more than 40,000 students annually from its Jamestown, Greensboro, High Point, Aviation and Donald W. Cameron campuses as well as its Small Business Center in Greensboro and High Point.