Educational Coach

MassBay Community College
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Aug 5, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Affirmative Action & Equal Opportunity, Student Affairs, Academic Advising & Academic Support Services, Disabled Student Services, Other Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
Employment Type
Full Time

Educational Coach
Department: VP Academic Affairs
Location: Wellesley Hills
MassBay fosters educational excellence and academic success to prepare students for local and global citizenship, to meet critical workforce demands of communities, and to contribute to the region’s economic development.
Massachusetts Bay Community College values diversity, inclusion, and collaboration. We strongly encourage members of underrepresented communities to apply to join our community.
Located in Greater Boston, MassBay is a comprehensive, open-access community college offering associate degrees and certificate programs on three campuses in Wellesley Hills, Framingham, and Ashland, Massachusetts.
Position Summary:
The purpose of the position is to assist with the inclusion of students in the Transitional Scholars Program, a program for students with disabilities, in college course work and campus life.
Note: MassBay is currently operating remotely with limited in-person classes. Support for students in the Transitional Scholars Program remains primarily remote. Educational Coaches must be comfortable with video conferencing, online learning platforms and general office applications.
Key Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Support the inclusion of students with developmental disabilities;
  • Attend virtual and/or in-person classes with students;
  • Serve as academic tutor when needed;
  • Assist students in accessing college services and resources;
  • Encourage appropriate college behavior;
  • Foster student independence; including help with social skills and functional life skills
  • Help students with time management and executive functioning skills;
  • Work as a member of a team, with the ability to communicate with faculty and staff
  • Send weekly email updates to supervisors regarding student progress;
  • Maintain confidentiality regarding educational information and records;
  • Attend regular educational coach meetings;
  • Provide coverage of other Educational Coaches in the event of an absence;
  • Performs other related duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Commitment to Equity:
  • Support MassBay’s commitment to the Equity Agenda;
  • Collaborate with faculty, staff, and students on the College’s strategic initiatives dedicated to closing the equity gap related to student outcomes;
  • Support MassBay’s commitment to being anti-racist, embracing a community free of bias and inequality;
  • Contribute to discussion and review of applicable College policies with a critical lens toward diversity, equity and inclusion;
  • Engage with the Office of Diversity on issues related to underserved student success;
  • Further the examination of pertinent practices that are culturally responsive and reflective of inclusive perspectives;
  • Engage in conversations with colleagues and students regarding best practices related to equity and inclusion.

This list is not to be considered all-inclusive. A supervisor may assign other duties as required to meet the needs and foster the mission of the College.
All employees of MassBay are expected to work collegially and collaboratively within a community that values and celebrates diversity.
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree required;
  • Ability and interest to work with students with disabilities;
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills;
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build positive relationships;
  • Flexibility and ability to multi-task;
  • Willingness to obtain additional training.

Additional Information:
Salary Range: $26.00 per hour
Classification Type: Temporary Employee
Application Deadline: August 17, 2021, or thereafter until filled.
Hiring is subject to state appropriation funding.
Final candidates are required to provide sealed transcripts and/or certifications.
Hiring is contingent upon a successful CORI clearance.
Massachusetts Bay Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or sexual violence shall be referred to the College’s for Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator, Lisa MacDonald, Director of Equity Compliance,, (781) 239-3147, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights.

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