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Academic Success Coach


Position Information

Posting Number:

Position Type:
Classified, Part-time

Position Title:
Academic Success Coach

Employment Requirement
Not Applicable

Accessibility Resources

Albany Campus, Albany, OR

Job Summary:

Academic Success Coach assists students in developing skills, behaviors, and habits that contribute to success in college. Academic Success Coaches provides guidance, encouragement, and practical strategies to help students with varying backgrounds to excel academically and make the most of their college experience. This position will provide individualized and small group instruction to augment student’s strategic learning skills in college.
This posting is being used to hire 1-3 positions.

Required Qualifications:

Education & Experience: Position requires a AA/AS degree, plus a minimum of two years’, full time teaching or experience providing instructional support or assisting students with individualized assistance in reading, writing, communication, and/or learning strategies in a college setting or an equivalent combination of education and experience that enables performance of all aspects of the position. Must have the ability to use Academic Coaching best practices and appropriate materials for delivering coaching strategies and interventions to learners. Requires excellent human relations, problem-solving, accountability, and excellent written, oral, and technological communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

Previous experience working at the college level is preferred.

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

Knowledge and Skills: Requires strong communication skills to effectively interact with students with diverse backgrounds. Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion as relevant to academic success. Wiliness to learn and keep up on the knowledge of campus department partners for consultation and referrals, and of academic curriculum to give general academic advice and make referrals. Requires a working and theoretical knowledge of academic coaching principles and practices and techniques sufficient to instruct students and adjust methods to individual needs.

Abilities: Requires demonstrated ability to independently perform the essential responsibilities and take initiative to identify and solve problems. Must have the organizational skills to prioritize tasks and to complete assignments accurately, neatly, and efficiently. Requires the ability to assess and sensitively respond to the learning needs of diverse students. Requires ability to operate general office equipment, including computers with word processing, database, and college-supported technologies students have access to, and appointment scheduling software.

Physical Skills and Abilities: Requires the ability to operate a computer and other office equipment, distribute class materials and to communicate in writing with students. Requires ability to comprehend written and spoken language, accurately processing words and numbers, in person and via the telephone. Must be able to move among students in the work environment to provide individualized support.
Working Conditions: Work is performed in a high-activity instructional service area involving background conversations, frequent multitasking, frequent interruptions, and a focus on immediate response to students’ diverse needs. Moderate time is spent working at a computer. Work hours may occasionally include night or weekend hours. Assignments may include any LBCC campus or center location.

Essential Duties:

Helps build strong one-on-one coaching relationships with students by offering academic support. Conducts academic success coaching through individual or group sessions that help students assess their own performance and develop academic success plans by setting academic goals, developing study plans, managing time effectively, and utilizing campus learning resources. As needed prepares and supports group workshops for both students and staff.
Guides students to set short-term goals, providing constructive feedback and motivation along the way. Assist students in identifying academic challenges, exploring potential solutions, and developing problem-solving skills using student centered intentions.
Maintain regular communication with students through in-person meetings, virtual sessions, emails, or group workshops, fostering an open and approachable environment for sharing concerns and seeking advice, while fostering problem-solving techniques.
Identifies and helps students build critical connections to academic support services (such as Math Café/Math Help Desk, Tutoring, the Writing Desk, Accessibility Resources, etc.), workshops, and other opportunities aimed at enhancing their learning experience and personal growth.

Builds critical connections between the student and the college to enhance persistence and retention.
Shares effective study techniques, note-taking methods, test preparation strategies, and stress management techniques to empower students to succeed in their coursework.
Maintain records of student interactions, progress reports, and outcomes, in compliance with FERPA regulations and providing insights to supervisor on the effectiveness of Academic Success Coaching.
Performs other related duties as assigned.

Applicant Instructions:

Please complete the online application and upload or attach the following required documents:

1) Resume

2) Academic Transcript (if needed to meet the minimum qualifications)

Transcripts from a non-U.S. college or university must be accompanied by an international credential agency evaluation. Please see “Academic Transcript Information” on Employment Opportunities home page for more information and a list of agencies which perform this service.

Applications are reviewed for minimum qualifications. In order to be considered, your application must clearly show you meet the minimum qualifications for this position.

U.S. Veterans will need to attach proof of honorable discharge (Form DD-214) to their application to qualify for veteran’s consideration.

Proposed Start Date:

Full-time or Part-time

Number of hours/week:
20 hrs average

Work Schedule:

Posting Date:

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled:

Special Notes to Applicants:

As a condition of employment, all new employees are required to be compensated via direct deposit.

LBCC is an Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer.

LBCC offers a pay incentive to eligible employees who demonstrate proficiency in conversational Spanish when evaluated and formally certified by a college-approved professional or agency. Eligibility to apply for and receive bilingual pay incentives for Spanish and languages other than English are subject to the provisions of Administrative Rule 6025-06. For more detailed information, please review the
LBCC Bilingual Pay Incentive Administrative Policy

Salary Grade


$19.14 per hour
Supplemental Questions

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Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Academic Transcript
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Academic Transcript 2
  3. U. S. Veteran Proof of Honorable Discharge DD-214, Copy 4

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