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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

High School Career Coach

This person is employed directly by ESCC, with support from the Northampton and Accomack County School Divisions and the VCCS Rural Virginia Horseshoe Initiative (RVHI). The RVHI program was established to reduce the number of local residents who lack a high school diploma or its equivalent and increase the number of residents in the area with an associate’s degree or other college certification. This employee will collocate in a local high school(s) and work in coordination with the appropriate HS staff and faculty to support students in the areas of career plans, financial aid, internships, college campus tours, Dual Enrolment and transitioning services. The successful candidate will also help administer the SOAR Virginia/Invest529 scholarship program to prepare eligible high school students for success in post-secondary education.

This is a professional position working closely with high school personnel, parents, community college stakeholders, and business/industry to help secondary students easily transition to postsecondary education and successful career pathways.

Qualifications and application information

Student Activities Coordinator

The Student Activities Coordinator will plan co-curricular activities, events and experiences designed to enrich student’s collegiate experiences; contribute to student’s personal, emotional, cultural and social development; and foster an environment where students develop a sense of belonging to ESCC.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Support student clubs, club sponsors, and club leaders with the development and implementation of activities
  • Establish and support new student clubs, organizations and affinity groups
  • Assist with student outreach for recruitment, enrollment, and retention
  • Coordinate co-curricular activities, speakers, events, field trips, experiences, etc.
  • Coordinate the purchase of supplies and equipment related to student activities
  • Assist with the planning and implementation of student orientation
  • Create leadership opportunities for students
  • Create and maintain a calendar of events for student activities
  • Maintain and edit student club and organizational manual/handbook
  • Collaborate with other College clubs, organizations, advisors and personnel

Qualifications and application information

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
  • 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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