Academic Coach

Idaho, United States
Salary Not specified
Oct 06, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

University of Idaho

Academic Coach

Location: Moscow

Division/College: Enrollment Management

Employee Category: Classified

Pay Range: $18.22 per hour or higher depending on education and experience

Full/Part Time: Part Time

Position Summary:
Academic Coaching, within Tutoring and College Success (TCS), is comprised of a three-person team: two Academic Coaches and an Academic Coaching Coordinator. Academic Coaches provide individualized academic support to students through one-on-one consultations, a College Success Strategies course, and presentations on college success strategies to the University of Idaho community. Academic Coaches collaborate with University Advising Services (UAS) and other campus partners to support retention and graduation initiatives. Academic Coaches serve the entire student population and work closely with underrepresented populations, students that present academic risk factors, students in historically difficult fields and specific living groups.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree
• Two years’ experience in academic support at the post-secondary level or related field working with diverse students.
• Professional experience helping college students utilize academic success strategies.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Education:
- Bachelor’s degree in education, psychology, or social work.
- Master’s degree in related field such as counseling, education, adult education, educational leadership, higher-education administration, etc.

• Experience:
- Experience with academic coaching or similar type of college level academic support models.
- Experience teaching at the college level, preferably with college students who present academic risk factors.
- Experience developing, promoting, and presenting programs on college success strategies.
- Experience with Blackboard/BbLearn or other online learning management system, online scheduling interfaces, or video conferencing services.
- Experience utilizing word processing and various computer applications to produce presentation, correspondence, and reports.
- Presenting information clearly and concisely to individuals, small, and large groups.
Knowledge of:
- Theories, models and practices of college learning.
- Typical barriers experienced by at-risk and/or underrepresented students.
- Mental health first aid principles, QPR, or other emergency mental health care.
- Knowledge of FERPA and confidential reporting (Title VII and Title IX).

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
General office environment.
Ability to lift or otherwise move up to 30 pounds.
Willingness to work after hours and on weekends.

Posting Number: SP002606P

Posting Date: 10/05/2020

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:
This position is open until filled; however, applications received on or before October 19th, 2020 will receive first consideration. The posting will remain open until a suitable pool of candidates is identified.

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

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EEO Statement
University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.