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Coastal Carolina University
  • Position Number: 3324070
  • Location: Conway, SC
  • Position Type: Academic Vice Presidents and Provosts

Academic Coaching Specialist

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Internal Title: Academic Coaching Specialist
Department: Coastal Student Success Center
Position Type: TLB - Time Limited - Benefits
Full or Part Time: Full Time
Basis: 12 mo.
Hours Per Week: 37.5
Normal Work Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Normal Work Hours: 37.5
Does this position require driving? No
Does this position require a credit check? No

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Academic Coaching Specialist

The Coastal Student Success Center is accepting applications for an Academic Coaching Specialist (Time-Limited Position with benefits).

The Coastal Student Success Center provides proactive and reactive programming to meet the academic, professional, and personal needs of Coastal Carolina University's students. Each program within the Center is specifically designed to meet the needs of a variety of students on the academic spectrum, mainly focusing on first year students, to increase overall student retention and matriculation to graduation and meet the goals and objectives of the Coastal Carolina University Strategic Plan. Academic Coaching Specialists provide guidance and support to students who require support towards student success and achieving degree completion. The staff enhance student success by offering a variety of programs and services that include one-on-one academic coaching, academic skill courses, developmental workshops, and referrals to campus resources.

Duties include, but not limited to: manage caseload of students within specified retention programs; teach sections of specified academic support course; maintain a strong understanding of and utilize success coaching concepts; maintain documentation of student interactions; conduct outreach for students who receive academic alerts and refer students to appropriate campus resources; assist the Director, Academic Coaching Experience Department (ACED) with special projects that contribute to institutional retention goals; and other duties as assigned.

Requirements: A bachelor's degree in counseling, education or any academic discipline that CCU offers in the core curriculum and previous experience working in education is required. Previous work experience in higher education and experience working with students who are academically at-risk and diverse student populations is preferred.

Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, minutes from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 46 states and 53 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and selective master's degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in educational leadership, and Ph.D. degrees in Marine Science and Education.

Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.

How to apply: Interested applicants may apply online at Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three (3) professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.

Academic Coaching Specialist (NS00949P/TL5713) - Full-time time-limited position with benefits. Normal work hours: Monday through Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Friday 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Must be flexible to meet special scheduling needs of the University.

Required Qualifications
Bachelors degree in counseling, education, or any academic discipline that CCU offers in the core curriculum. Previous experience working in education is required.

Preferred Qualifications
Previous work experience at a higher education experience is preferred. Experience working with students who are academically at-risk and diverse student populations.

Required Licensure and/or Certification

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Effective written and oral communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, ability to work independently and contribute to a team environment, while effectively managing multiple priorities and deadlines. Demonstrated commitment to a diverse, non-traditional, first-generation student population is preferred.

Additional comments regarding this position

Posting Number: NS00949P
Desired Start Date: 09/12/2022
Position End Date (if temporary):
Job Open Date: 08/09/2022
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Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants:

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Coastal Carolina University prohibits any form of discrimination against its students, faculty, staff and applicants in its programs or for admission to or employment with the University. For more information, visit Title IX or EEO.

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