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Student Success Coach I (PT Temporary and Remote)

Employer
Texas A&M University - Central Texas
Location
Killeen TAMUCT
Closing date
Jun 28, 2021

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Job location: Killeen TAMUCT


Employment Type: Part-time
Posted data: 2021-06-11
Req: R-038869
Job Title

Student Success Coach I (PT Temporary and Remote)

Agency

Texas A&M University - Central Texas

Department

Student Success

Proposed Minimum Salary

$11.00 hourly

Job Location

Killeen, Texas

Job Type

Temporary/Casual Staff (Fixed Term)

Job Description

Job summary

The Student Success Coach works under general supervision of the Assistant Director of Student Success, Equity, and Inclusion, The Student Success Coach develops and enhances relationships with students, staff, and faculty to support enrollment, persistence, and success.

This is a grant funded position with a fixed term contract that ends on May 31, 2022.

Essential duties and responsibilities

  • Fosters persistence and completion by providing comprehensive case management for students with identified risk factors; assists students in developing effective problem-solving skills, decision-making, and personal responsibility to overcome barriers impeding academic success.
  • Initiates proactive interventions/strategies and may collaborate with faculty and campus staff to address academic concerns and life challenges for students to successfully complete their educational goals.
  • Monitor’s progress of students in caseload with check-ins, scheduled meetings or proactive outreach and communication, responding to students’ questions, concerns and needs
  • Assists students in developing self-efficacy by identifying and overcoming obstacles that may be impeding academic success; works with students to learn strong time management and organization skills; motivates students to practice self-regulation and take ownership of their academic success
  • Helps students in identifying, developing and implementing learning strategies and study skills specific to course materials
  • Functions and communicates effectively and respectfully within the context of varying beliefs, behaviors, orientations, identities and cultural backgrounds.
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

Education – Bachelor’s degree in applicable field or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience – Two years’ experience with high school or College aged students in an educational environment.

Knowledge of – Coaching, instructional and mentoring techniques; traditional and online course practices and procedures; trends, issues, and accepted practices relevant to the position

Ability to – Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Ability to work with sensitive information and maintain confidentiality.

Licensing / Professional Certification – None.

Physical Requirements – None.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

Company

Read our Diversity Profile Texas A&M University-Central Texas offers a unique and exciting opportunity to be part of a growing and vibrant institution!  We are a military friendly, upper level institution offering 24 Bachelor’s and 16 Graduate degrees.  The university prepares students for lifelong learning through excellence in teaching, service, and scholarship.  Our campus is located at State Highway 195 and 201 in Killeen, 1001 Leadership Place.TAMUCT bldg [square]

The student population at A&M-Central Texas is diverse and growing, currently serving over 2,600 students. Classes are offered at our beautiful new campus, online, and at several convenient sites; including Fort Hood and Hutto in order to accommodate both full-time and part-time students. The University serves the entire Central Texas region, providing a wide-range of distinguished academic programs that foster excellence and achievement through lifelong learning and civic engagement. For more information about our Warrior Nation, visit www.tamuct.edu.

TAMUCT students in labThank you for your interest in employment with Texas A&M University-Central Texas. We are committed to providing prompt, courteous and friendly service. Explore these exciting opportunities available at Texas A&M University-Central Texas.

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