Full-Time Support Staff

Wytheville Community College (WCC) is seeking two candidates for two full-time High School Career Coach positions.  The High School Career Coach will serve students in two to three high schools within the service region to provide career development and community college academic advising to students with the greatest need for educational and career planning services.  The positions are twelve-month restricted positions.  Continued employment will be contingent upon funding.


Coach 1:  Marion Senior High School, Rural Retreat High School, and Grayson County High School

Coach 2:  Carroll County High School and Galax High School


The coach will assist student in identifying career pathways, selecting appropriate secondary and post-secondary educational programs and recognizing opportunities that will lead to meaningful employment.  The coach may serve in other area high schools as needed and will be housed on the WCC Main campus, the Crossroads Institute in Galax, and the Summit Center in Marion on a rotating basis during the summer months. 


Wytheville Community College values diversity and welcomes applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

Position #: 

Job Responsibilities: 

Some of the duties may include but are not limited to:


  • Career advising/planning;
  • Academic Advising;
  • Placement Testing;
  • Assist with college and financial aid applications;
  • Coordinate college recruitment visits/events; and
  • Utilize electronic case management system to maintain current documentation of students served and services/activities completed.
Required Qualifications: 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Education, Human Services, Social Work, or related field;
  • Experience working in a secondary or post-secondary environment to include academic and career advising; and
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to include presentation skills and competency in the use of technology and social media.
Preferred Qualifications: 
  • Master’s Degree in Education or Counseling; and
  • Experience in community college setting.
Application Process: 

Interested persons are required to apply by using the on-line application process through the Virginia state-wide job listing at https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com.

Applicants are also required to include a cover letter, current resume or CV, and an unofficial copy of college transcripts along with the application submittal. Only complete application documentation will be considered; partial submissions will not be considered. If there are multiple transcripts, combine all transcripts into one file before uploading.  Position is open until filled with first review on February 28, 2019.


Persons with disabilities requiring assistance should contact 276 223 4700.


The individual selected will be subject to a criminal history/sex offender background check and e-verify for employment eligibility as a condition of employment.


Any questions regarding application document submission can be directed to HR@wcc.vccs.edu

Wytheville Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, political affiliation, genetics, veteran status, or disability when the person is otherwise qualified in its educational programs and activities or employment. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Crystal Cregger, Vice President of Finance and Administrative Services, 215 Bland Hall, 1000 East Main Street, Wytheville VA 24382, 276-223-4762. For further information, see the list of OCR enforcement offices for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481


  • WCC - Wytheville
    1000 East Main Street
    Wytheville, VA 24382
    Phone: (276) 223-4700
    TDD Hearing Impaired: (276) 223-4849
    Toll-Free: (800) 468-1195
  • WCC - Crossroads
    1117 East Stuart Drive
    Galax, VA 24333
    Phone: (276) 744-4974
  • WCC - Summit
    203 N. Church Street
    Marion, VA 24354
    Phone: (276) 783-1777 

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