Wytheville Community College is recruiting for a part-time College Success Coach-Summit. The college success coach is responsible for working with a target population of college students to support and enhance their success in college; assist students in developing career and academic plans, applying for financial aid and scholarships, identifying academic needs and linking to tutoring or other learning support resources, supporting student development courses (SDV), and providing follow up when risk factors such as poor attendance or low grades are evident. They will also communicate with students in the target population on a regular basis and engage them in person individually and/or in small groups. College success coaches will communicate with college faculty and coordinate with student services personnel to ensure that underserved have access to college and community resources and support that will lead to completion of their academic program. Coaches will use a number of high-impact, intrusive strategies, including the use of the College Early Alert System to identify and assist with student needs. College success coaches will capture appropriate data on student communications, interactions, and success strategies in order to strengthen the college's use of college success coaches. Coaches will complete the Virginia Career Coach Certification program offered by VCCS and use the statewide case management system for coaching programs provided by the Virginia Wizard online program. This part-time 29 hours per week grant-restricted position will be housed at the Summit Center in Marion, VA with occasional evening hours and travel to the main campus. This position will report to the Dean of Student Success and Academic Development For a complete position description that includes responsibilities, please visit the college website at http://www.wcc.vccs.edu/employment-opportunities-information.
The mission of Wytheville Community College is to provide a quality, comprehensive education for the citizens of the counties of Bland, Carroll, Grayson, Smyth, and Wythe and the city of Galax.To achieve this mission and to fulfill its role as an educational leader and partner, Wytheville Community College commits to a student-centered environment by: providing programs and courses in occupationa...l-technical education, college transfer education, general education, developmental education, distance education, continuing education, and workforce development; utilizing a broad range of instructional technologies, methods, materials, and facilities that are designed to meet the diverse needs of students; offering a supportive, comprehensive program of student development services that contribute to student persistence, success, and citizenship; fueling regional and state economic development by forging partnerships with businesses, industries, public agencies, civic groups, public schools, and other institutions of higher education not only within the service region but throughout the Commonwealth; presenting diverse cultural opportunities while promoting the heritage of Southwest Virginia; promoting accessibility and affordability; and ensuring quality in all programs and services.