Academic Coach - PT, non-ben, grant-funded, MCCC/MTA prof - Greenfield Community College in Greenfield Massachusetts

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Greenfield Community College

Greenfield, Massachusetts

United States
(MCCC 15-15)

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Job Description:


Under the direction of the Project Manager of the NSF Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (S-STEM) Environment, Engineering, Sustainability Science Student Success Scholarships (E2S5) grant, the Academic Coach will coach, and mentor approximately 20 E2S5 scholars each semester and coordinate with faculty and others on supportive interventions if the scholars become academically at risk. Under the direction of the Dean of Engineering, Math, Nursing and Science, the Academic coach will contribute to grant reporting and outcomes.


  • Work with relevant credit dean, to help facilitate student support
  • Provide additional academic  coaching, course and career planning  to E2S5 Scholars in coordination and support of the students' primary discipline specific academic advisers
  • Proactively reach out to E2S5 Scholars to meet individually and/or in groups to support student refinement of  time and work management skills, mastery of course expectations, and keeping  their studies well on track
  • Work with Project Manager to develop and run academic support workshops and activities for E2S5 Scholars.
  • Maintain regular office hours;
  • Collaborate with the faculty members of students in the program;
  • Work with Project Manager to contribute to evaluation, and reporting to ensure compliance with all terms and conditions of the NSF S-STEM E2S5 grant.



  • Master degree in a STEM or relevant academic support field
  • Three years of experience as an Academic Advisor and/or coach
  • Knowledge of the STEM fields and STEM field pedagogy
  • Successful experience collaborating with faculty
  • Experience in a community college setting


  • Experience in enabling the support of faculty in the development of STEM curricula;
  • Commitment to the mission of the community college;
  • Successful experience teaching STEM related classes at the college level.


Applicants who do not meet the qualifications as stated above are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position.


Greenfield Community College is located in the beautiful and historic Pioneer Valley of western Massachusetts, between the foothills of the Berkshire Mountains and the fertile farmland of the Connecticut River watershed. GCC is a public community college serving approximately 6,000 credit and credit-free students. Known for the caring and supportive attitude of the faculty and staff, and for the broad support it enjoys from the surrounding community, the college is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. In addition to a strong Liberal Arts focus, the College offers a wide variety of innovative and successful programs including Gender and Women's Studies, Fine Arts, Nursing, Renewable Energy, and Outdoor Leadership, as well as varied learning environments, from traditional classrooms, to distance learning, peer tutoring, one-on-one faculty-student advising, workforce development, and learning communities that cater to specific needs and interests. Close to fifty percent of Greenfield Community College students transfer to four-year colleges, and it is Smith College's largest source of community college transfer students. Much of the College has recently undergone a multi-million dollar renovation that sets the stage for future developments in learning. Greenfield Community College actively encourages and provides opportunities for leadership and professional development.

Keyword Phrases

  • S-STEM E2S5 Grant
  • Beautiful & Historic Western Massachusetts
  • Intentional and ongoing reflection of diversity
  • Works closely with business and community partners
  • Academic Advising
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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