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Career Coach - Pathways

Dallas County Community College District

Job Title: Career Coach - Pathways
Job Location: Dallas , TX
United States
Status: Part-Time/Adjunct/Online
Job Category: Careers services & placement
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2018-06-19
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Career Coach - Pathways
Dallas County Community College District

Job no: 495991
Work type: Full-time
Location: Mountain View
Work Schedule: Various Shifts (40 hours per week - some nights & weekends)

Working Title

Career Coach-Pathways

Job Title Code


Salary Level

$3,583.33 mo. - $4,120.83 mo. (dependent on experience and other considerations)

Salary Range (Full-Time)



Position Type


Position Summary

Provides advising services to students to promote personal growth, academic and career planning, and decision making.  Assist students in developing personal career pathways in order to achieve successful transitions to post-secondary education, training and/or employment. Track student achievement in meeting goals. 

Job Requirements

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Demonstrated experience in career assessment and guidance of students in the selection of a career pathway utilizing labor market information to forecast opportunities in career pathway fields.  Ability to provide assistance and support in the identification of careers that connect the student’s career choice and life goals to educational programs and services.  Ability to conduct outcome assessments, program/project evaluations and implement departmental strategies to address specific career service related goals and/or challenges to assist students in the implementation of a career management plan.  Knowledge of higher education and student services procedures and practices. Demonstrated ability in managing a student caseload.  Ability to interpret, compile and organize occupational, educational and economical information to assist students in determining and carrying out vocational and educational objectives.  Must be highly motivated and able to work with minimal direct supervision.  Able to manage and prioritize multiple projects, tasks and deadlines while being attentive to detail.  Ability to work independently, follow established procedures and regulations and use discretion and judgement.  Works under conditions of high stress and high volume during peak periods.  Ability to provide information on careers, career pathways, and educational requirements.  Able to provide opportunities for job shadowing, mentoring, internships/externships, visits to business and industry, and other career awareness activities.  Guide students to meaningful learning opportunities that allow them to apply technical knowledge gained in career pathway fields.  Ability to establish and maintain professional working relationships with a wide variety of internal/external constituents and stakeholders from diverse, multi-cultural backgrounds.  Able to utilize and interpret available data, reports, tracking assessment, and communication technologies to develop and implement proactive career coaching strategies that assist students with exploring and clarifying educational goals.  Keeps up-to-date on new trends and technology to identify and implement new career coaching tools and resources.  Collaborate in the onboarding and training of advising and career services programs.  Train, supervise and evaluate staff as needed.  Demonstrated experience working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds.  Must have excellent interpersonal, organizational and problem solving skills and the ability to communicate effectively orally, in writing and in public presentation settings. 

Physical Requirements

Normal physical job functions performed within a standard office environment.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with physical challenges to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

Minimum Knowledge and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in related field plus four (4) years of related work experience.  Official transcripts will be required.  Ability to work extended hours beyond the regular 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. work day during heavy registration peak times. *** Will be subject to a criminal background check.  Some positions may be subject to a fingerprint check. ***

Information and Application Process Instructions

To Apply Visit:http://opportunities.dcccd.edu/cw/en-us/listing/

The seven independently accredited colleges of the Dallas County Community College District are part of an equal opportunity system that provides education and employment opportunities without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

Dallas County Community College District complies with the Americans with Disabilities and Veterans Act. If you require special accommodations in order to apply for a position, please contact Cynthia Brown, District Human Resources Office, at 214-378-1501.

When inquiring or applying for this position, please also reference AcademicCareers.com

Applicants with dual-career considerations can find university jobs such as professor jobs, dean jobs, chair / department head jobs, and other faculty jobs and employment opportunities within the Dallas County Community College District and at other institutions of higher education in the region on www.AcademicCareers.com

To obtain more information or to submit your resume you can contact Human Resources Department as shown below. If you apply for this position, please say you saw it first on www.AcademicCareers.com. Thank you.

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