Dabney S. Lancaster Community College (DSLCC) is a two-year public institution of higher education and one of 23 community colleges in Virginia. The college is supported by the Commonwealth of Virginia; the counties of Alleghany, Bath, Botetourt (northern portion) and Rockbridge; the cities of Buena Vista, Covington, and Lexington; and the town of Clifton Forge.Â DSLCC provides opportunities for the extension of knowledge, skills and personal enrichment in an environment that maintains high academic standards and respect for each individual. The college strives to keep programs and services financially and geographically accessible for all students.Â Credit and non-credit courses are offered to meet life-long learning needs. On-site and distance learning options incorporate up-to-date technologies.The career coach will serve as a one-stop resource in the Rockbridge County High School for middle majority students.Â The career coach will coordinate career assessments using Wizard, write career plans, and will serve as a resource to guidance counselors and other staff in career counseling.Â The career coach will assist with college placement testing and will integrate work based learning experiences into the position including employ-ability skills and soft skills training; make connections with business and industry pathways including the promotion of certifications in CTE courses.Â This is a professional/counselor position working closely with high school and community college stakeholders to help secondary students easily transition to post-secondary education. The career coach will directly report to the Director of Student Services and assist with program management.Â
Proven academic excellence and subject matter knowledge, which may be evidenced by training, experience, and/or a Bachelor's Degree.Â Effective communication skillsAbility to be a team player including maintaining confidentialityAbility to gather and analyze dataExperience in career coaching strategiesExperience in academic and career advisingExperience working with under-served/underrepresented populations
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.