The Academic Success Coach will work with a case load of first year
students during the summer, fall and spring of their first year to
assist them navigate our system of higher education to ensure a
successful transition into their second year and beyond. This will
include but is not limited to, academic, personal, financial, and
career support. This position's hourly range is $21.98-$22.86,
depending on experience.
- Advise prospective and current students concerning their
personal, professional, and educational goals and curriculum.
- Support enrollment events including accepted student days and
- Administer the Student Strengths Inventory to all advisees and
personally review results to develop a success plan for timely
- Serve an integral role during new student orientation.
- Provide proactive and engaged advising for students who may be
at risk for not persisting.
- Outreach and intervene with students for whom a Beacon ( alert
system) notice 1s received
- Collaborate with student affairs in assisting students who are
- There is a possibility that this position may teach an academic
success or first-year experience course or co-curricular
- Advise and train faculty and staff on best retention and
student success practices, including making presentations and
developing written materials.
- Maintain standards as outlined by NA CADA and the CAS
- Provide information that will allow the executive director to
create biannual departmental
and institutional reports to monitor student success interventions
and trends on campus.
- Maintain excellent relationships with financial aid and other
areas across campus to proactively develop a big picture including
satisfactory academic progress as well as career, financial,
personal and academic barriers to success.
- Formal Education: Bachelor's Degree: Master's Preferred on
college student development, education, psychology, counseling,
social work or related field.
- Position requires knowledge of information technology such as
CANVAS, BANNER and Degree Works: Excellent written and verbal
communication skills and demonstrated use of advanced problem
solving skills. Current experience or training in social justice,
diversity and cultural competence with a strong interest in
continued professional development in these areas is required.
Alfred University actively subscribes to a policy of equal
employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any
employee, student or applicant because of race, age, sex, color,
sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, physical
or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin,
marital status, genetic information, military or veteran status,
domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction status,
political affiliation or any other characteristic protected by
applicable law. Protected veterans, minorities and women are
encouraged to apply.