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Academic Coach

University of Idaho
Idaho, United States
Salary Not specified
Start date
Jul 31, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Academic Advising & Academic Support Services
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
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University of Idaho

Academic Coach

Location: Moscow

Division/College: Enrollment Management

Employee Category: Classified

Pay Range: $19.49 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
Education: Bachelor’s degree

  • A minimum of two years’ experience in academic support at the post-secondary level, or in K-12 education, or related field working with diverse students.

  • Experience developing and delivering presentations to small and large audiences across a variety of platforms
  • Experience using various computer applications; entering and retrieving data using computerized record systems
  • Experience providing professional outreach student and follow-up

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in education, psychology, or social work.
  • Master’s degree in related field.

  • 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.
  • Demonstrated understanding of academic success strategies.

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:

Posting Number: SP002947P

Posting Date: 07/29/2021

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:
Applications received on or before August 15, 2021 will receive first consideration.

Applicants, please use your letter of qualification to explain in detail how your work experience, skills, and abilities meet both the required and preferred qualifications as listed in the position description. Your letter of qualification will be used to demonstrate your communication and writing skills to determine your ranking among the other applicants for this position.

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.


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