Work Based Learning Coach (Academic and Support Associate) GIVE 2.0 Grant Funded

The Work-Based Learning Coach provides support for instructional staff by connecting activities between schoolbased and work-based learning. The Coach will establish and maintain relationships with multiple businesses, employers, industry, workforce development agencies, and chambers of commerce and coordinate work-based learning programs offered through TCAT Livingston through GIVE 2.0 Grant School Systems.


Interested applicants must submit a resume, completed TCAT application, and official transcripts. Applications can be picked up or printed on our website at Applications and Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.

Send completed application packets to:

Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Livingston Attn: Stacy McFall, Coordinator of HR and Finance 

740 Hi Tech Drive; Livingston, TN 38570 

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an Accredited institution with emphasis on business, education or related field preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years of work experience in career & technical education, business, or related field, preferred
  • Must possess the organizational and computer skills necessary and demonstrate proficiency in oral and written communication needed to be effective
  • Must have the ability to establish and maintain effective interpersonal working relationship with students, faculty, staff, general public, and business and industry
  • Must possess a high standard of personal and professional ethics and show evidence of good character, mature attitude, and stable personality


1. Assist the project director and postsecondary representatives in defining needs, developing plans, establishing goals, tracking performance, and formulating policies and procedures for program development.

2. Recruit new businesses and organizations to provide quality work-based and school-based learning opportunities for students; serve as the liaison between the schools and business and industry.

3. Maintain lists of businesses/industries willing to participate in work-based learning.

4. Assist in screening, interviewing, and selecting qualified students for work-based learning experiences.

5. Coordinate Internships, Job Shadowing, Service Learning, and other Work-Based Learning programs offered through the TCAT Livingston that relate to the program.

6. Contact business and industry regarding their employment and training needs and assist with curriculum development and integration of technical and academic education.

7. Assist with career development of students through career clusters, extended learning opportunities, and employability skills, such as resume writing and interviewing skills.

8. Maintain a current Advisory Board listing (updated yearly) which includes contact information. Supervise and coordinate Advisory Board meetings. Keep on file records of such meetings.

9. Other duties as assigned by the director.

10. Maintain and submit appropriate records, reports, and other documents required by the grant.

Salary Range

Salary: Salary is commensurate with experience, qualifications, and the Tennessee Board of Regents guidelines.