12 Month Academic Success Coach
St. Edward's University
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 DentalVision Guardian Vision PlanShort Term Disability (STD) Insurance Long Term Disability (LTD) Insurance Life & Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) InsuranceEmployee Assistance Program (EAP)Pet InsuranceAnnual Leave & Paid Sick LeaveRetirement Plan (TIAA) Employee 5%/Employer Match 7%Tuition BenefitsPaid HolidaysServices & DiscountsHOW 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-summaryOTHER ITEMS TO KNOWSponsorship:
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
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 4,600 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
About Austin, Texas
Consistently ranked as one of the "top metropolitan areas to live in," by numerous independent media outlets, Austin attracts approximately 50 new residents a day and has been one of the nation's fasting growing cities. St. Edward's is in the heart of this thriving, entrepreneurial and cosmopolitan city, providing students, faculty and staff with opportunities to live, learn and grow in an environment that offers a wealth of resources and opportunities. In fact, Austin is home to 17 companies on the Inc. 5000 list and boasts 1.7 times the national average of startups. Additionally, as one of the world's great technology centers, Austin, sometimes referred to as "Silicon Hills," is home to technology heavyweights like Dell, National Instruments and Silicon Labs.
For more on the City of Austin's offerings, visit The Austin Convention & Visitors Bureau
How to Apply
Interested applicants should submit an online application at https://stedwards.applicantpro.com
Please include resume, cover letter, and three employment references. No Calls Please.
St. Edward's University is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage women and minorities to apply to our vacancies and hire only U.S. Citizens and documented workers. We do not offer sponsorship at this time.
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