Position InformationPosting Number S04819P
Position Title Student Development Specialist IV "Academic Coach" (S04819P) Department Division of Student Success Location Arlington Job Family Student Success Position Status Full-time Work Hours Standard Work Schedule
Monday – Friday: 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Open to External and Internal FLSA Salary Salary is commensurate with experience up to $47,000 Duration Funding expected to continue Pay Basis Monthly Benefits Eligible Yes Benefits at UTA
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The Academic Coach will serve as the first and primary point of contact for all coaching, persistence, and retention initiatives. The Academic Coach will maintain an academic coaching caseload, cultivate meaningful student relationships, and share findings and trends related to retaining and tracking cohort students. The Academic Coach will collaborate with leadership to identify, create, and monitor retention strategies for struggling FTIC student populations identified by academic standing.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Bachelor's degree and two to three years (2-3) of experience working with college students or high school students transitioning to Higher Education or equivalent experience.
Master's degree in higher education, college student development, or a related field with experience equivalent to a master's degree. Three to five (3 – 5) years of experience in an advisory, administrative, or educational capacity with college students. Academic advising experience preferred. Leadership and/or supervisory experience at an institution of higher education. Experience implementing, monitoring, and assessing student development programs/projects.
Basic experience working with students in an advisory, administrative, or educational capacity. Basic knowledge of program models and best practices for offering services to various populations of students, including students with academic difficulty, and students at risk of leaving the institution. Working knowledge of college student services, college student development theory, and retention theory.
Usual office conditions. Occasional evening and weekend work is necessary.
Special Conditions for Eligibility Working Title Student Development Specialist IV CBC Requirement
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