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Eastern Shore Community College is a two-year public institution of higher education and the smallest of the 23 community colleges in Virginia. The College serves two rural counties, Accomack and Northampton, on the Eastern Shore of Virginia.

Information on position openings at ESCC will be posted on this website and the VCCS Jobs Site.

To be considered for any vacancy, please submit your application through the VCCS Jobs Site.

Open Positions

College Success Coach

The College Success Coach is responsible for working with a target population of college students to provide direct support and enhance their success in college. Interventions are aimed at fostering persistence leading to success-intermediate success and ultimately, graduation, transfer, and/or a career readiness certificate. This position communicates with faculty and staff in multiple college departments to ensure students have access to resources and support necessary for completion of their academic program. This position works with others to capture relevant data on student communications, interactions and success strategies. The newly hired positions will advance the College’s One Door initiative by being cross-trained and serving multiple units of the college. Some success coaches are responsible for student engagement through mentoring programs and coordinating tutors embedded into courses.

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Coordinator of Institutional Research and Effectiveness

The Coordinator of Institutional Research and Effectiveness is responsible for the college’s research, planning, and assessment activities along with learner support activities in the library and testing center. The Coordinator of Institutional Research and Effectiveness reports directly to the Vice-President of Academic, Student, & Workforce Education.

Functional Responsibilities

1. Coordinates the college’s research, data, survey, and information activities; provides research design, data gathering, data analysis, data visualization, and data communication for internal and external audiences; ensures adherence to Virginia Community College System, state, federal, and accrediting agencies’ reporting requirements.

2. Coordinates college assessment and evaluation activities, including program assessment, general education assessment, and dual enrollment assessment.

3. Collaborates with and coordinates strategic planning and other planning activities for the college.

4. Supervises operations and staff for learning support activities in the library and testing center.

5. Coordinates, monitors, and supports college records management, including adherence to policies and procedures.

6. Serves as the college’s liaison to accrediting agencies, including the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) and NC-SARA; maintains currency with accreditation requirements; coordinates the decennial reaccreditation, fifth-year review, annual reports, and substantive change.

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Adult Education Instructor

Part-time adult education instructor: teach students adult basic education and prepare students to pass the high school equivalency test and/or learn to speak, read and write the English language; teach students workplace readiness skills to include resume writing, soft skills and employment skills, administer assessments; participate in staff development to learn best practices of instruction; assist the Fast Forward Career Coach in moving students into post-secondary education and the job market.

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Trades Assistant

Position Summary: This position will perform manual maintenance, grounds, trades and custodial tasks in and around campus buildings and grounds. Building maintenance and custodial duties to include classrooms, offices, conference rooms, hallways, labs, restrooms and lectures halls. Assist in moving furniture and equipment; stripping and waxing floors; setup and breakdown for special events; maintaining approximately 113 acres of grounds including mowing, weed control, landscaping and pruning. Assist with cleanup associated with inclement weather conditions.

This position is considered essential and may be required to report to work during inclement weather and/or emergencies. 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.

Additional Information

Adjunct Instructors

ESCC invites applications for an Adjunct Faculty position for the following disciplines for 2020 and future semesters. These are part-time positions and not eligible for benefits. View details for specific positions on the VCCS Jobs Site.

  • Music
  • History
  • Drafting / Computer-aided Drafting
  • Mathematics
  • Electricity
  • Welding
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Physics
  • Art
  • Sociology
  • Medical Assistant
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Electrical Technology
  • Information Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering

Security Officer II

The Security Officer position works to ensure a safe environment for staff, students and visitors of the campus. The purpose of these positions is for assistance to staff, students, and visitors by providing information, directions, and access to various areas of the campus. To protect property from theft or damage and protect persons from hazards or interference. Patrols campus to check for irregularities and responds accordingly by contacting emergency responders, if necessary. To preserve order and enforce regulations pertaining to personnel, students, visitors, and premises. Apply Here.


ESCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the Virginia Community College System and Eastern Shore Community College to provide equal employment and educational opportunities for all persons without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, political affliation, veteran status, gender, age, or sexual orientation and for all otherwise qualified persons with disabilities. This policy permits appropriate employment preference for veterans.

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