Academic Coach

York College of Pennsylvania
February 02, 2023
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Academic Coach

Category: Staff Subscribe: Department: Student Success Locations: York, PA Posted: Jan 18, 2023 Closes: Feb 2, 2023 - 11:59 PM EST Type: Part-time Position ID: 157994


About York College of Pennsylvania:

Established in 1787, York College of Pennsylvania is a private, four-year college located in the city of York, a hub of arts and industry between Baltimore and Philadelphia. Housed on 190 picturesque acres, the college is known for its focus on experiential learning and community engagement, serving over 4,000 undergraduate and 300+ graduate students in more than 70 baccalaureate majors, along with 20+ graduate and professional programs. Deeply rooted in the liberal arts and recognized for excellence in its professional nursing, business, engineering, and education programs, York is ranked among the nation's top 50 Best Value Schools by U.S. News. The College's robust recreation and athletics program is among the best in the region, and is home to 23 NCAA III Division sports teams and 30+ intramural sports. A Princeton Review Best Northeastern College , York prides itself on its experienced, engaged faculty; its high-impact and student-centric philosophy; and its long-standing commitment to affordability and accessibility.

York College is committed to building a diverse college community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply.

Job Description:

The position is responsible for creating academic support resources that address students' learning support needs and provide problem-solving techniques, which can be applied across disciplines to enhance students' likelihood of academic success. The position works closely with professionals on campus to provide personalized academic coaching for students, including specific populations like first-year students, students in special cohorts (Spartan Strong, First Spartans, YCCOSP, YCP Promise, etc) students on academic probation, and students with disabilities.


The candidate should have a Bachelor's degree, with a Master's degree preferred. Additionally, the candidate should have at least two years of experience in teaching, tutoring, or counseling specific populations at the secondary or post-secondary level preferred.

The candidate should possess excellent communication and organization to provide academic coaching to students by assessing students' needs and teaching success skills like time management, organization, note-taking and study strategies one-on-one or in small groups. The candidate must have a commitment to working with students from diverse socio-economic, cultural, ethnic, and linguistic backgrounds, and excellent organization communication skills.

Additional Information:

York College of Pennsylvania is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For a copy of York College's Annual Security Report, you may contact the Office of Campus Safety or visit the website: Annual Security Report

Application Instructions:

Interested candidates should electronically submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications should be received by and/or before February 3, 2023.

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