Academic Coach

University of Missouri - St. Louis
Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Mar 24, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Academic Advising & Academic Support Services, Counseling, Disabled Student Services, Minority & Multicultural Affairs, Other Student Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time

Hiring Department

Office of Multicultural Student Services

Job Description

• Work cooperatively in carrying out the mission of the unit.
• Arrange and conduct seminars, workshops and programs designed to enhance diversity awareness.
• Assist with developing, implementing and executing collaborations with various units on campus.
• Assist students by providing appropriate resources and services on/off campus.
• Monitor student’s academic progress and adjustment to university life, provide guidance for academic and non-academic concerns.
• Assist with the coordination and implementation of retention, marketing and recruitment initiatives and activities for MSS. This includes recruitment event planning for prospective students, designing and executing various workshops, programs and information sessions for students, parents and campus community.
• Must work successfully with multiple parties to achieve MSS initiatives.
• Support and attend functions as deemed necessary in support of multicultural efforts and professional development.
• Assist in the implementation and coordination of programs, workshops, and seminars.
• Maintain detailed and ongoing account of student and/or group meeting sessions.
• May serve as general advisor to special student groups such as athletes, veterans, on-campus residents, minorities, women or international students.
• Assist with development of office publications explaining the services and programs of the office; assist with the dissemination of information.
• Perform other related duties as assigned by the Director or Assistant Director of Multicultural Student Support Services.


Twelve month position, Monday through Friday, 8 am – 6 pm, occasional evenings and weekends.


Pay commensurate with education and experience.

Pay Range: $40,500 - $54,745 annual

Grade: GGS-009

University Title: Academic Advisor Sr.

Internal applicants can determine their university title by accessing the Talent Profile in MyHR.

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 2 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.

Preferred Qualifications

• A Master’s degree in counseling, higher education or a related area or an equivalent combination of education and experience is preferred.
• At least three years experience in counseling/guidance, student personnel administration, higher education administration.
• Ability to coordinate complex activities with multiple parties, work independently; communicate effectively orally and in writing; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with persons contacted in the course of performing assigned duties.
• Intermediate level knowledge of Microsoft Word.

Application Materials

Application and Resume

Other Information

Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States. The University will not sponsor applicants for this position for employment visas.

Inclusive Excellence Statement

As one of the most culturally and ethnically diverse campuses in Missouri, UMSL is committed to maintaining a climate where all students, faculty, staff and visitors can explore their interests, refine their talents and flourish. Inclusive excellence is embedded in our strategic plan which focuses on actions to recruit and retain diverse students and employees and promote activities that encourage civil and constructive discourse, reasoned thought and sustained dialogue in an environment of inclusion, respect and appreciation.

Benefit Eligibility

The University of Missouri - St. Louis offers benefit-eligible employees a wide variety of benefits including: health, dental and vision coverage effective on the first day of employment, retirement, paid time off, tuition assistance for employees and their dependents and employee and dependent life insurance. For more information about our benefits, please visit:

Diversity Commitment

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America.

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