The Office of Transitional Programs (OTP) career coach is responsible for working with a target population of students to support and enhance their success in adult education. The OTP career coach will assist students in developing career and academic plans and follow up when risk factors such as poor attendance are evident. The OTP career coach will communicate with students in the target population on a regular basis and engage them in-person individually and/or in small groups. The OTP career coach will communicate with workforce development career pathway training and coordinate with student services personnel to ensure that underserved populations have access to college and community resources and support that will lead to completion of their educational goals. The OTP career coach will capture appropriate data on student communications, interactions, and success strategies in order to strengthen the college's use of OTP career coaches. The coach will complete the Career Coach Certification program offered by Virginia Adult Learning and Resource Center.
A bachelor's degree is required with a degree in a related field such as counseling, human resources, social services, or adult education. The OTP career coach must have knowledge and experience in the following areas: * Ability to engage, provide support to, and motivate students * Academic and career coaching/counseling skills * Ability to develop career and academic plans with students that will lead to program completion * Knowledge of credit and non-credit degree and certification programs * Knowledge of and links to financial aid, student services, registration, and advising services at the college and of supportive services available in the community and through workforce partners * Effective problem-solving skills * Knowledge of specific needs of underserved populations in order to attain educational success * Ability to work with students with identified risk factors for academic success * Strong communication skills * Proficient in use of personal computers, Microsoft Office, and social media * Strong presentation and facilitation skills
Internal Number: 34889
About New River 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.
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