Academic Success Coach, International Students

Job description

The Academic Success Coach is responsible for academic advising and retention services, inclusive of mentoring and tutoring programs, workshops, activities, and other initiatives in a specific area of study. This position serves international students throughout their academic experience, from initial enrollment through graduation.  

Job Description    RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Support international students on campus, and provide connections to university services and activities;
  • Advise students individually and/or in groups regarding general education requirements, appropriate class selection, campus resources, academic policies and procedures;
  • Plan and conduct academic skills programming such as reading, writing, test-taking, note-taking, time management, critical thinking, resume creation and job search skills;
  • Plan and conduct training opportunities for faculty and campus staff;
  • Work in collaboration with campus partners to plan and coordinate programs for international students;
  • Serve as a resource for campus support services available to students, making necessary referrals to other campus support services as needed;
  • Coordinate international student records management with attention to the protection of confidentiality of all student records;
  • Serve as a Designated School Official;
  • Support in international student career development efforts;
  • Other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

 

  • Experience in providing student services to international students.
  • Knowledge of international student laws and regulations.   
  • Proven personal initiative, problem-solving skills and customer service etiquette.
  • Disposition and proven work ethic to handle busy work cycles that include evenings and weekends.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Master’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization; or a Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization and two years of relevant experience.

REQUIRED LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, AND/OR OTHER SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS OF LAW.

 

  • Must possess a valid Driver’s license.
  • This position requires a criminal background check.
  • This position is subject to federal and state privacy regulations.

NORMAL WORK SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm

  • Occasional overtime (weekends and evenings) may be required.

 

 

 

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Job No: R912
Posted: 6/18/2019
Application Due: 7/17/2019
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