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12 Month Academic Success Coach

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St. Edward's University
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Austin, TX, USA

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  • Academic Support Programs
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • Full Time
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    12 Month Academic Success Coach

    Academic Counseling and Support Programs

    St. Edward's University of Austin, Texas invites applications for the position of Academic Success Coach. Academic Success Coaches currently serve all first-year students, either freshmen or transfer students. In subsequent years, Success Coaches will work with all undergraduate students. As a member of a larger staff, the Success Coach supports student development in the Holy Cross tradition. The Success Coach provides customized, holistic, and proactive academic advising and case-management services to positively influence the student's experience, as well as student retention, persistence, graduation rates, and post-graduation opportunities.

    Essential Responsibilities Include:

    • Coach and advise students throughout their undergraduate experience with their faculty advisor/mentor.
    • Advise students individually and/or in groups regarding general education requirements, appropriate class selection, campus resources, academic policies, and procedures.
    • Enhance relationships with students, staff, and faculty to support enrollment, persistence, and success. Support students by helping them achieve their goals and invest in themselves.
    • Develop supportive, proactive relationships and serve as the main point of contact for each student.
    • Meet individually with students in the cohort on a regular basis to develop individualized success plans.
    • Challenge, support, and counsel them as they navigate college life at the institution.
    • Monitor the success and progress of each student in the cohort and provide pertinent student services as needed.
    • Assist in the planning, creation, expansion, implementation, and evaluation of the Academic Success Coach program.
    • Coordinate and execute student programming related to student success for members of the cohort.
    • Provide a trusting relationship where students can share their thoughts, aspirations, concerns, and interests. Provide students with the available resources to aid with their academic success
    • Support enrollment, student development, and retention services while ensuring high-quality learning.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    For consideration, a Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree preferred. Two or more years in social services, education field, higher education to include; admissions, student affairs, advising, counseling, or related areas required. Experience in student mentoring, tutoring, supplemental instruction, freshman transition issues, and working with students with academic challenges. This is a 12-month exempt position and your expected work schedule is Monday through Friday. Successful completion of an employment and criminal history background check is required.

    For detailed information, please scroll to the bottom of the page to download the job description.

    The University offers an excellent TOTAL REWARDS package!

    Medical & Rx Coverage Blue Cross Blue Shield (HSA & FSA Available)

    Dental Guardian Dental

    Vision Guardian Vision Plan

    Short Term Disability (STD) Insurance

    Long Term Disability (LTD) Insurance

    Life & Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance

    Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

    Pet Insurance

    Annual Leave & Paid Sick Leave

    Retirement Plan (TIAA) Employee 5%/Employer Match 7%

    Tuition Benefits

    Paid Holidays

    Services & Discounts

    HOW TO APPLY

    Interested applicants should submit an online application at; https://stedwards.applicantpro.com. Please include a resume, cover letter, and three employment references. No Calls Please. Applications will not be considered if it is missing any of these three items.

    In your cover letter, please describe your lived experiences that prepare you to contribute to diversity and inclusion at St. Edward's University.

    EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:

    St. Edward's University, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

    ABOUT ST. EDWARD'S UNIVERSITY

    Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of more than 4,000 diverse students located in Austin, Texas. St. Edward's emphasizes critical thinking and ethical practices, as well as small classes, personalized learning, and exciting internship opportunities. The community atmosphere extends to the approximately 800 faculty and staff who work together to make the university a welcoming yet challenging environment for students. An overview of St. Edward's University employee benefits is available at; https://www.stedwards.edu/human-resources/benefits-summary

    OTHER ITEMS TO KNOW

    Sponsorship:

    We are not offering sponsorship at this time.

    Background Checks:

    A criminal history background check is required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.

    Reference #: J2020123

    Posted: 06/29/2021

    Available: 07/01/21

    Full Job Description St Edwards Universityhttps://stedwards.applicantpro.com

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    St. Edward’s University: One of America’s Best Colleges

    St. Edward’s is a dynamic, nationally ranked, Catholic university where teaching, learning, leadership and service come together to contribute to a better world. For more than a decade, we’ve been named one of “America’s Best Colleges” by U.S. News & World Report. Located in the thriving city of Austin, Texas, with partner universities in 16 countries, our impact extends across the globe.

    An Education for Today and a Lifetime

    St. Edward’s offers an extraordinary educational environment that challenges, inspires and empowers students to make a difference in their world. Our academic community is dedicated to providing undergraduate, graduate and adult-learner degree programs that meet the demands of our times, preparing students to lead and succeed in a rapidly changing world.

    Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, our liberal arts education emphasizes critical thinking, ethical reasoning and multicultural understanding. Students enjoy the advantages of small classes and personal attention coupled with innovative facilities and advanced technology. And they benefit from valuable real-world experience through research, internships, service and study abroad. Through the abundant learning opportunities a St. Edward’s education provides, our students gain the knowledge and skills they need to pursue fulfilling careers and purposeful lives.

    Quick Facts About St. Edward’s

    • 13:1 Student-faculty Ratio
    • 18 Average class size
    • 50+ Undergraduate areas of study
    • 7 Graduate degree programs
    • 10 Adult undergraduate programs
    • 4,620 Students enrolled
    • 4,023 Undergraduate students
    • 54 Countries represented

    See more facts and figures.     

    Our Achievements Draw National Recognition

    A commitment to students, faculty and a stellar academic environment that’s second to none has placed St. Edward’s in the national spotlight

    • Since 2003, St. Edward’s has consistently been recognized in the top 25 of U.S. News & World Report’s annual ranking of “America’s Best Colleges.” Currently, we’re 13th among universities in the Western Region.
    • Forbes, Princeton Review and Washington Monthly include St. Edward’s on their lists of the best universities in the country.

    • We’ve recently been ranked one of the top 10 “Best Colleges in Texas” by two highly respected college assessment groups: College Factual (2015) and Niche (2016). 

    • St. Edward’s has been named the nation’s top producer of U.S. Fulbright Students among master’s-granting institutions in 2015–2016. For the last six years, St. Edward’s has been recognized as a top producer of Fulbright Students, with a record 13 finalists and 10 winners in 2015. Since 2004, our students have won 37 Fulbright grants.

    Strategic Planning Guides Our Success

    From 1999 to 2015, St. Edward’s increased overall enrollment by 25%. And our donors contributed more than $152 million during that time. This record generosity helped grow our endowment to more than $95 million and provided important funding for new buildings and capital improvements. See how we’re continuing the momentum of that success in the years ahead. Read about our strategic priorities for 2018.

    Learn more about St. Edward’s.

    We welcome your application. Apply now!

    https://www.stedwards.edu/careers-st-edwards

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