Academic Coach - TRiO SSS Students - Miami University in Oxford Ohio

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Miami University

Oxford, Ohio

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Job ID:  2436

Academic Coach (1 position): Full-time, 11-month benefit-eligible position within the TRiO Student Support Services program through Miami University Regional Campuses The Coach will report directly to the TRiO SSS Project Director. The salary will be $32,500 per 11 month contract as stipulated in the grant.


1. Coach will work with TRiO students to develop an Individual Assessment Portfolio (IAP) - assessing non-cognitive skills and outside stress factors that might negatively impact behaviors inside the academy.

2. Coach will help TRiO students create Degree Accomplishment Plans (DAP), creating a roadmap of specific courses to guide students toward earning an Associate Degree on the way to their Bachelor's degree.

3. The coach will have weekly check-ins with TRiO SSS participants during the first semester and every semester thereafter if a student's GPA falls below a 2.0.

4. Coach will help TRiO students with technology and time management along with other good student behaviors.

5. The coach will monitor student progress and have private conversations with students if needed and will act as a referral source for personal counseling to the Counseling Center.  

6. The coach will assist participants with their orientation to general academic life and its requirements.  

7. Assist in identifying and/or selecting eligible students to participate in the program.

8. Develop and implement activities to promote student persistence and student growth.  

9. Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree with emphasis in education or related field. Two years of experience advising, counseling, teaching or otherwise providing holistic student support in a collegiate environment. Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills. 

Preferred Qualifications

Special consideration will be given to applicants who have participated in a SSS program.

Special Instructions to Applicant

Direct inquires to Kelli Bray at

Miami University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with smoke- and tobacco-free campuses, is committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
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Type of School:Research University
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