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Academic Success Coach II

Company:
Texas A&M International University
Job Location:
Laredo, Texas
Category:
Academic Advising
Academic Success Coach II


Job Title
Academic Success Coach II

Agency
Texas A&M International University

Department
Outreach and PreCollege Programs

Proposed Minimum Salary
$17.55 hourly

Job Location
Laredo, Texas

Job Type
Staff

Job Description

Job Summary

The Academic Success Coach II, under supervision, addresses individual academic, financial, career, and social issues that affect the success of first-time students to the University.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Creates purposeful interactions between students and academic institutions to design individualized, student-centered educational plans that lay the foundation for student success.
  • Provides goal-oriented advising prior to or during the first year to foster informed choices in students' educational planning. Suggests and directs access of University resources relevant to career investigation.
  • Assists students in understanding academic studies, curriculum requirements, and the relationship between majors and careers. Develops class schedules based on individual student needs and previous academic preparation.
  • Assists students in establishing goals for high levels of engagement towards academic progress and success.
  • Assumes primary responsibility for early intervention, implementation, and follow-up for students assigned to the University.
  • Assists students in addressing problems and connects them with appropriate support services on campus.
  • Conveys implications of various policies and procedures related to academic probation and suspension, dropping courses, and satisfactory academic progress.
  • Provides general information about financial aid and scholarship requirements and processes, as well as other options for financing education.
This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. Other duties may be assigned.

Additional Responsibilities
  • Collaborate with internal and external offices and constituencies, including faculty and staff from other units and divisions and representatives from the Department of Education.
  • Program management, including program policies and procedures.
  • Working with diverse student populations in higher education
  • Demonstrated familiarity with academic degree requirements
  • Demonstrated familiarity of current learning strategies and learning styles
  • Experience in working with diverse, and disabled college students
  • Ability to build interpersonal relationships that foster effective collaboration with college students, faculty, and administration
  • Experience in assessing and prescribing a plan of project services for each participant
  • Be able to provide feedback on study skills, time management, and study behaviors
  • Be able to provide learning strategies and techniques that ill improve student academic performance
Minimum Requirements
  • Education - Bachelor's degree
  • Experience - Two years of experience required.
Preferred Education and Experience
  • Strong academic record in all subjects (minimum GPA of 3.2).
  • Background similar to target population served in grant.
Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of:
  • Word processing, spreadsheet and database applications.
Ability to:
  • Multitask and work cooperatively with others.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Preferred Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of:
  • Familiarity with policies and issues affecting first generation, underserved populations and students with disabilities.
Ability to:
  • Be proactive and be able to take initiative.
  • Willingness to learn.
  • Advocate on behalf of Student Support Services (SSS) students.
Licensing / Professional Certification - None.

Physical Requirements - None.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Supervision of Others

This position generally does not supervise employees.

Other Requirements
  • Position may require evening and or weekend work.
  • Position dependent on funding.
First review of applications will be June 22, 2022

Salary: $17.55/hourly

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANT: During the application process you have only one opportunity to enter the requested information, upload documents and Submit the application. You will not be able to make changes or add additional documents once you "Submit" the application materials. The software does not allow you to "Save" your application and return to complete the process at a later time. The page "My Experience" has an area provided under Resume/CV to drop or upload files. Be sure to include:
  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter
  • At least 3 references and their full contact information, and
  • Unofficial transcripts
Applications received by Texas A&M International University must have all job application data entered. Failure to provide all job application data could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. "See resume" is not an acceptable entry in the job application.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

To apply, visit https://tamus.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/TAMIU_External/job/Laredo-TAMIU/Academic-Success-Coach-II_R-049977

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