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Academic Success Coach (Grant Funded)

Apply now Job no: 9722
Work type: Full Time
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
Categories: Staff/Administration, Calendar Year (12-Month), Academic Success, Hybrid



Supports students with the tools, resources, and coaching needed to succeed academically


Diversity & Inclusion 

Embracing diversity for a richly inclusive community is a Guiding Principle at JWU. Our students, faculty and staff have varied backgrounds, experiences and perspectives that unite us as one community and contribute to our success. We are committed to enhancing the diversity of our workforce teams and we encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply. 

Johnson & Wales University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law.


Essential Job Functions

  • Advises students on developing skills, behaviors, and habits that contribute to their success at the university, including but not limited to, academic goal setting, learning strategies, time management, organization, self-regulation and self-efficacy
  • Works with students to develop individualized plans to promote learner success
  • Supports students with skills on problem solving by conveying the resources available and assisting them with accessing these resources
  • Implements student outreach efforts to maintain that services are available to students, as needed
  • Advises students on developing study skills and implements learning strategies specific to course content and assignments
  • Refers students to academic personnel and support resources, as appropriate
  • Collaborates with university departments, as necessary, to monitor the academic progress of referred students
  • Monitors student caseload by conducting student check-ins, scheduling meetings and maintaining consistent communication with each student
  • Collects, inputs, analyzes, and interprets data, as required
  • Collaborates with university departments, as necessary, during team meetings, presentations, and trainings
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of a bachelor's degree
  • Experience working with learning strategies, teaching, life coaching, instructional and/or mentoring techniques or other related experience


Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or greater in education, student affairs, counseling, social work, psychology or a related field of study


Please Note:

Qualified candidates must live or relocate within a daily commuting distance of the Charlotte Campus location upon hire.

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis until job posting is closed.

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