Student Success Coach, Upward Bound Grant

Location
Miami, FL
Posted
Sep 20, 2017
Institution Type
Community College


Job Title Student Success Coach, Upward Bound Grant
Job ID 996719
Location North Campus
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Regular/Temporary Temporary


Job Details



Job Family
STAFF - Support Non-Exempt (SNE)
Grade
12
Salary
$19.22 - $ 24.02
Department
Academic Affairs / New Student Services
Reports To
Dean / Director
Closing Date
Open Until Filled
FLSA Status
Non-Exempt


Job Summary


The Student Success Coach serves as a mentor to students participating in the program and meets with students on a regular basis. Responsibilities include development and implementation of a college preparatory and student retention program; as well as, implementing and managing accountability standards for student services to ensure a successful college transition for students enrolled in the program. Temporary position.


Duties & Responsibilities


  • Develops and maintains working relationships with community partners and works with counselors and administrators to promote program
  • Coordinates an integrates initiatives that promote and enhance student services and activities
  • Leads in the design, development and execution of student workshops, seminars, and events for students, personnel and sponsors
  • Acts as liaison between grant program and partner organizations; as well as, students communicating on a consistent basis to ensure active participation and adherence to program guidelines
  • Assists with the maintenance of records for all grant participants, including permission forms, test scores, demographic information, individual case management notes, and attendance at grant activities
  • Promotes innovative and best practice policies and procedures that result in improving program effectiveness
  • Identifies resources for grant participants and facilitates and schedules staff development trainings for program staff
  • Assists in the planning and execution of grant activities and student services
  • Contributes to development of the local program goals and measurement criteria
  • Provides the Program Director with the information necessary for reports as required by the grant
  • Performs other duties as assigned



Minimum Requirements


  • Bachelor's degree in education, social work or related field and three (3) years of related experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of College organization, goals and objectives, and policies and procedures
  • Program management and negotiating skills, including ability to establish a schedule and budget and work within the same
  • Knowledge and proficiency in computers, especially Microsoft Office applications
  • Possess strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong knowledge of student support programs and ability to make proper referrals
  • Possess excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and with attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative and responsibility for scheduling individual sessions with program participants
  • Ability to supervise students while on campus and asses student needs
  • Ability to asses and provide recommendations for additional assistance as needed for student well-being
  • Ability to conduct workshops, seminars, and trainings
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule to include evening and weekend assignments
  • Ability to travel to out-of-area to State colleges and universities as needed
  • Ability to work in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and staff


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