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Success Coach

Employer
Buena Vista University
Location
Iowa, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Apr 15, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Academic Advising & Academic Support Services, Counseling, Disabled Student Services, Other Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
Employment Type
Full Time
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Buena Vista University (BVU) seeks two collaborative and detailed-oriented individuals who are strong relationship builders to serve as Success Coaches. These individuals are responsible for providing holistic coaching and developing one-on-one relationships with students to promote persistence and graduation. Success Coaches carry a case load of students who are in their first or second year at BVU and help students with accessing resources on campus, exploring their major, finding extracurricular involvements, financial planning, career advice, and general support in navigating college. Success Coaches are responsible for coordinating pre-arrival outreach to students, maintaining regular communication including 1:1 meetings, and coordinating workshops to address student transition issues. These positions are critical to providing guidance and support to students who have had more difficulties in transitioning to college due to the pandemic. These individuals will proactively work with students to support their growth, development, and success at BVU. Success Coaches will also assist with Student Success major programs and BVU traditions including but not limited to Orientation, Welcome Weekend, Resident Move-In, and Buenafication Day.

Qualified applicants must be highly motivated, personable, flexible, detail focused and adaptable to changing environments and possess excellent interpersonal, written communication and presentation skills. Demonstrated experience with higher education, life coaching, leadership programs, or similar areas is needed. Bachelor’s Degree required. Master’s degree preferred in student affairs, psychology, counseling or comparable program.

A background check will be conducted on the final candidate.

BVU is an EOE/ADA/ Smoke-Free Employer

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