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College Attainment for Parenting Students Coach

Germanna Community College
Virginia, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jun 2, 2023

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Disabled Student Services
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time

College Attainment for Parenting Students Coach

Work Location: Spotsylvania - 177
Hiring Range: $22.26 - $27.83 per hour
Full Time or Part Time: Part Time

Job Description:

Germanna Community College is a public, open access institution of higher education in the Virginia Community College System. The College is a dynamic learning organization that serves as a Germanna regional leader and preferred partner where quality learning experiences enable students to participate effectively in the social, economic, political, intellectual, and cultural life of their communities. Germanna Community College is centrally located in Fredericksburg, VA between Washington D.C. and Richmond and between the Blue Ridge mountains and the Chesapeake Bay. Full of history, the area offers a community rich with diversity, the arts, technology, vineyards, hiking, canoeing/kayaking, and many other activities.

Germanna Community College is seeking a part time College Attainment for Parenting Students (CAPS) Coach. This is a vital role, serving as a coach, resource, and guide to eligible student parents admitted into the CAPS cohort. The CAPS Coach provides high quality service allowing prospective student parents to navigate college courses and students support services, identify, and connect with on- and off-campus resources, and successfully complete their college degree or certificate. This is a one-year grant funded position supported by the College Attainment for Parenting Students grant, with the opportunity for renewal upon successful participation and completion of grant objectives

Major Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Develop and lead a CAPS Cohort of student parent scholars
  • Identify eligible student parents and collect student consent, as necessary, to facilitate cohort
  • Coordinate holistic student supports and resources for student parents
  • Develop and implement activities, events, programs, and workshops for CAPS cohort
  • Facilitate one-on-one and group coaching sessions for student parents
  • Provide support and assistance to Germanna's CCAMPIS federal grant program
  • Inform and participate in CAPS grant program evaluation activities, including monitoring and sharing student parent outcomes
  • Identify and share community resources, including childcare providers for student parents
  • Review Germanna's policies and practices and develop an improvement plan to better serve student parents
  • Engage in learning community activities such as topic-specific webinars and discussions.
  • Attend annual evaluation convenings

Employees must be able to work strategically with diverse colleagues, students, and community members with a commitment to diversity as a learning outcome to be culturally respectful, professionally competent, and civically responsible.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values of Germanna Community College. We recognize our responsibility to create, maintain, and nurture an academic and social environment that respects the diversity of people and ideas. We are committed to being an inclusive community that respects all cultures, experiences, and abilities and that prepares individuals to thrive in a global society. An EEO/AA Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or on the basis of disability. Germanna is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled.Germanna is a federal contractor requesting priority referrals of protected veterans for our job opportunities.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to access job openings or apply for a job on this site as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by contacting Johnathan Scheiterle by phone at 540-423-9056 or by email

If you would like to see a copy of our Affirmative Action Plan please contact Barbara Hall by phone at 540-834-1067 or by email

Special Assignments:
May be required to perform other duties as assigned. May be required to assist the agency or state government generally in the event of an emergency declaration by the Governor.

KSA's/Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree or a comparable combination of education and work experience
  • Experience working with students in higher education setting
  • Ability to analyze and make sound, informed, and well considered recommendations on complex issues
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products, typing, web browsers
  • Extensive customer service experience with an ability to handle stressful situations
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and conflict resolution skills

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bilingual, with a preference for Spanish
  • Experience using a Student Information System (SIS)
  • Understanding of academic and workforce programs
  • Previous work experiences a Virginia Community College System (VCCS) institution
  • Demonstrated experiences with and commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging
  • Knowledge of Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the financial aid application process

Posting Number: WGE1415P
Job Close Date: 6/15/2023
Open Until Filled:

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The Virginia Community College System, an EEO employer, welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds and recognizes the benefits of a diverse workforce. Therefore, the VCCS is committed to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications. We prohibit discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, mental or physical disabilities, political affiliation, veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors.

The VCCS is an EOE and Affirmative Action Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Acts (ADA and ADAAA), VCCS will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodation to applicants in need of access to the application, interviewing and selection processes.


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