This job has expired

Title III Student Success Coach

Washburn University
Kansas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 16, 2021

View more

Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, Foreign Languages & Literatures, Administrative, Student Affairs, Academic Advising & Academic Support Services, Athletics, Counseling, Other Student Affairs
Salary Band
Not specified
Employment Type
Full Time
You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Position Details

Position Title

Title III Student Success Coach

Position Number


Position Summary

This is a grant-funded position supported by Title III grant funds, and dependent on continued grant funding.

The Student Success Coach will work in a fast-paced environment in the Center for Student Success and Retention and that emphasizes the successful transition of academically underprepared students at Washburn University. The Student Success Coach provides direct service and support to academically underprepared students through comprehensive academic coaching, from the point of admission to graduation through individualized and group learning strategy support, mentoring, graduation planning, monitoring students’ progress towards degree, and offers interventions as required.

Essential Job Functions of Position

The Student Success Coach requires a commitment to accurate, proactive, and responsive coaching services with the ability to work effectively independently and in teams. In addition will,

Provide guidance and mentoring to optimize the student experience of academically underprepared students and, in turn, improve student retention rates and on-time graduation.

Deliver services related to orientation, registration, assessment of learning, referral and facilitate student engagement in academic and career planning activities and the life of the university.

Lead one-shot academic workshops focused upon student success to help academically underprepared students adapt to the college experience and discover academic success at Washburn.

Develop and deliver presentations to students, faculty and staff to educate them about various programs, policies, and issues related to success coaching.

Pursue professional development opportunities focused on improving success coaching to enhance knowledge and expand effectiveness as a Student Success Coach.

Effectively use the Navigate Student Success Software.

This position is supported by Title III grant funds. As such, the Coach will be expected to collaborate with the Principal Investigator, Project Director, and internal and external evaluators to comply with any and all grant reporting requirements

Perform additional job-related duties as assigned or appropriate.

Non-Essential Job Functions of Position

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
Effective communication skills. ·
Demonstrated experience working effectively independently and in teams.
Proven experience working effectively with individuals of varying academic preparation and from diverse backgrounds.
Proven initiative and flexibility in a fast-paced and fluid work environment.

Preferred: Master’s degree in teaching, counseling, or social work.
Experience demonstrated by course work or classroom experience in coaching, advising, mentoring, or college transition programs.
Experience with assessment of student learning.
Spanish fluency.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

The ability to work in a collaborative, team environment focused upon student success.
Effective communication, time management, and organization skills.
Experience utilizing a diverse range of technologies.

Licenses, Certifications & Registrations

Additional Requirements (e.g. Physical Demands)

Campus Security Authority


Special Instructions to Applicant

Please provide a list of three references with contact information. Official transcript(s) will be requested if hired.

Advertised Pay


Work Schedule

Other - Two shifts available: Mon-Fri, 8:00am-5:00pm; or Mon-Fri, 11:00am-8:00pm.


Full Time

Average Hours per Week

Months per Year






EEO Statement

Washburn is dedicated to providing a student-centered and teaching focused academic environment and a curriculum that engages the diversity of human experience across the globe. We seek candidates who are committed to Washburn’s efforts to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body, and we encourage applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education. Application materials should clearly articulate how the candidate will contribute to the University’s commitment to diversity and inclusion through their teaching, research, and/or service.

Washburn University is an EOE . Washburn University provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or marital or parental status.

Posting Number


Background Check Required?


Driving History Checked?


Drug Screen Required?


Anticipated Start Date


Position End Date (if temporary)

For earliest consideration apply by


Posting Close Date

Open Until Filled?


Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree?
    • Yes
    • No
    • Yes, by the end of semester of hire.
  2. * Do you have a Master's Degree?
    • Yes
    • No
    • Currently completing
  3. * Are you available to work some evenings and/or weekends?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Are you bilingual? If so, indicate which language: (You can only mark one. If you are fluent in more than one language, indicate the language required or preferred for the position of which you are applying. You may reference the additional languages in your resume.)
    • No
    • Spanish
    • French
    • German
    • Russian
    • Japanese
    • Chinese/Mandarin
    • Portuguese
    • Arabic
    • Hindi
  5. * How many years of experience do you have with advising, academic coaching, teaching, counseling, social work, and/or mentoring? (Combined or any one skill alone)
    • 1-11 months
    • 1-2 years
    • 3-4 years
    • More than 4 years
Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents

You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert

Similar Jobs