Academic Success Coach

Jun 13, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Academic Success Coach
Georgia Southern University

Requisition Number: STA002013

Department: 3900103010-Academic Success Center

Position Status: Full-Time

Position Summary:
Academic Success Center. (Multiple Positions) The Academic Success Coach serves as a primary facilitator of academic coaching for students on academic intervention. The position is scheduled Monday through Friday from 8am - 5pm with occasional nights or weekends. Five Academic Success Coaches will be hired to work primarily from the Armstrong campus in Savannah and ten will be hired to work primarily from the Statesboro campus.

Essential Functions

  • Supports students through the creation, maintenance, and completion of an individually created Academic Improvement Plan (AIP).
  • Establishes and maintains communication with a case load of 200-300 students on academic intervention, depending on the semester.
  • Presents group orientation sessions to students who are new to academic intervention; acclimate students to University policy on academic standing and intervention and guide students through self-assessment to design and follow through on a semesterly AIP.
  • Provides individual and/or small group coaching sessions to assist students in making progress on their AIPs.
  • Links students to academic support services and other campus resources as appropriate.
  • Respond constructively to a wide range of student concerns, not all of which may be academic.
  • Maintain an effective working relationship with students.

    Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco Free Campus.

    Minimum Education Required:
    Bachelor’s Degree

    Could a level of job-related experience higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of education?: No

    Minimum Experience Required:
    One or more years of related work experience

    Could a level of education higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of job-related experience?: No

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
    Effective communication (verbal and written), organization and human relations skills; ability to work well in a diverse environment; proficiency with computer and Microsoft Office Applications software including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases; legally authorized to work in the United States; successful completion of background investigation prior to employment.

    Preferred Education:
    Master’s Degree in education or related field

    Preferred Experience::
    Experience working in academic support in higher education

    Salary Range: $35,000

    Job Open Date: 06/12/2018

    Job Closing Date: 7/3/2018

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    Georgia Southern University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals in need of reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources: (912) 478-5468 or HR-TDD: (912) 478-0791.

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