Academic Coach, Center ofr Inclusive Academic Excellence

University of Iowa  |  Iowa City, IA

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Job Overview

Posted 5 days ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Academic Coach, Center ofr Inclusive Academic Excellence

Job Type: Academic Advising/Academic Support Services/Academic Affairs Counseling Services First Year/Orientation/Transition/Retention Programs Leadership Development/Programs Multicultural/Diversity/ALANA Services
Location: Iowa City, IA
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Public, 4-year
Institution Size: < 30,000 Students
Employer ID: 37363
Application Deadline: 11/30/2022

Stated Non-Discrimination Policy

Gender Expression / Identity Sexual Orientation

Benefits

Salary Range:
$43,558 - $45,000
Housing for Position:
None provided
Benefits
Salary Range:
$43,558 - $45,000
Housing for Position:
None provided
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs, Other Education, Other
Experience:
0-1 Year

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs, Other Education, Other
Experience:
0-1 Year

Position Description

Are you passionate about fostering student success? Are you looking for an opportunity to coach and develop student programming? If you answered “Yes!”, the Academic Coach with the Center for Inclusive Academic Excellence position at the University of Iowa, may be a fit for you!  *This is a 100% effort position with full benefits.

WHAT YOU’LL DO: In this role you will be responsible for coaching and programming to Advantage Iowa and CIAE-eligible students. The primarily responsibility of this position is to provide 1-on-1 and small group holistic support coaching to recipients of the Advantage Iowa scholarship. This position will also liaise with the Office of Admissions and Orientation Services to coordinate the unit’s role with recruitment initiatives. Additionally, this position will do programming to CIAE-eligible students, such as CIAE Graduation, Week of Welcome, Community of Color, and plan other student engagement opportunities.

Other duties may include:

  • Provide a broad-range of programs and services focused on specific student populations that support the educational experience and retention of current or prospective students.
  • Monitor the academic, career and personal goals/needs of a student and provide individual guidance and assistance.
  • Manage a case load of 250-300 Advantage Iowa scholarship recipients.
  • Plan, organize, and coordinate projects and events with partners to meet program goals.
  • May provide direction, assignments, feedback, coaching and counseling to assure outcomes are achieved.

For a full job description, email tracey-pritchard@uiowa.edu


Job Requirements

Education, Experience and Competencies Required:

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 1 year experience facilitating college student programs;
  • Demonstrates a working proficiency level in:
    • the ability to work developmentally with students; ability to promote student learning development, and success by applying coaching approaches to diverse individual student situations.
    • the knowledge of topics and/or for college students from traditionally marginalized communities (e.g. underrepresented minorities, LGBTQ, first generation, and individuals with disabilities).
    • working effectively with students, staff, faculty, and other constituents in a constructive and civil manner while appreciating the unique contribution of individuals (i.e. individuals from varied cultures, race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, and veteran status);
    • effective communication techniques with students regarding their college experience objectives and providing feedback to improve performance;
  • Educational program development and delivery
  • Use of technology for preparing presentations, recording student contact notes, managing a case list of student

Other Qualifications Required:

  • Occasional evening and weekend hours are required
     

Desirable Qualifications:

  • M.A. degree in higher education, student affairs, or related field.
  • Experience with higher education assessment and evaluation methods;
  • Knowledge of best practices pertaining to Undergraduate retention and student success.

Application Information

To be considered for an interview, applicants must apply online and upload the following documents and mark them as a “Relevant File” to the submission: Resume Cover Letter

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