F/T PK-12 ACHIEVEMENT COACH/CAREER DEVELOPMENT COUNSELOR - Northern Essex Community College in Haverhill Massachusetts

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Northern Essex Community College

Haverhill, Massachusetts

United States
(POST #57566)

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Detailed Job Description

FULL-TIME PK-12 ACHIEVEMENT COACH/CAREER DEVELOPMENT COUNSELOR: 37.5 hours per week (Monday-Friday). Monday through Friday schedule however, requires occasional evenings, early morning and Saturdays.  Anticipated start date: TBD. (MCCC/MTA Unit Position). This position reports to the Director of PK-12 Partnerships.

The PK-12 Achievement Coach will work as part of the PK-12 team on initiatives that build educational pathways and foster student success. He/She will conduct information sessions, campus tours, and presentations for prospective, new and returning students in the early college programs/dual- and concurrent- enrollment courses; will work with faculty, high school administration and counselors to monitor performance and provide targeted services to high school students taking NECC’s college-level, dual- and concurrent- enrollment courses; and will facilitate the development, implementation, and support of innovative practices and programming that promote student success including: holistic and intrusive advising, facilitated study groups, and academic coaching.  The Achievement Coach will serve as the direct student contact for the college so the high school students are informed about relevant, academic, and co-curricular opportunities at the college.


A Master’s degree plus three (3) years of experience working in school counseling, advising, or a related student development field; Proven ability to work effectively with ethnically, culturally, socially, and academically diverse populations; Proven ability to work independently and as a member of team on simultaneous tasks/projects; Experience collaborating and working with internal and external stakeholders. Dynamic presentation skills, strong entrepreneurial skills, and excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.  A working knowledge of Admissions, Financial Aid, and Academic Advising; expertise with social and mobile applications and strong knowledge of Microsoft Office is required. Ability to work in a multi-campus environment; reliable transportation.


Preference given to those with prior experience working or studying in a 2-year/Community College setting. Preference given to candidates with developmental advising experience and or with teaching experience. Working knowledge of dual- and concurrent- enrollment models preferred. Experience using institutional database systems to track students’ academic progress (SCT Banner System, Starfish, Degreeworks) a plus. Bilingual (Spanish and English preferred).

Salary: $47,548.00 -$66,613.00 annually with a complete fringe benefit package. Actual salary calculated in compliance with MCCC/MTA classification system; Pay grade 4.

Deadline Date: March 13, 2015                                                           POST #57566

Northern Essex Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the College’s Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights.

Keyword Phrases

  • Planning & Achievement Initiatives
  • Prizes, Initiative, Innovation
  • Appreciative Inquiry
  • Diverse Workforce
  • Academic Advising
  • Career Counseling and Placement
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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